Megan Thibodaux

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Luna Washing Ball Cleans Your Clothes from Laundry Basket

<b>Luna Washing Ball</b> transforms your laundry basket into a washing machine, well, that’s the dream, more space and less effort to fabric care. It’s a …

Wrap Your Head Around This One: Potentially Immortal Bacteria That Eat Electricity and Could Become Living Batteries

One of the stranger (and little known) facts of nature is that our living cells are electric, or can carry electricity. Every thought, feeling and …

Epigenetics: genes, environment and the generation game

As with so much in science, this story owes a lot to mice. The tale begins with a pregnant mouse in a laboratory in Boston, Massachusetts. Such is the unfortunate lot of a lab rodent that she was kept on a near-starvation diet when she was close to giving birth. As scientists expected, her babies …

How a Plant Virus May Help Cause the Beepocalypse

Honeybees are dying. In the winter of 2012-2013, one-third of U.S. honeybee colonies died or disappeared, a 42 percent increase from the year before …

How Medical Augmented Reality Will Seamlessly Save Your Life

<i>Helen Papagiannis is the Chief Innovation Officer of Infinity Augmented Reality, an AR software platform that universally connects with digital eyewear, smartphones and tablets, integrating multiple devices into one platform.</i><p>You walk in to the doctor’s office – nervous – thinking of the last time …

DIY Boho Branch Picture Frame

This photo DIY was made for all you boho babes out there. A painted branch acts as the hanging frame for twine tied clothespins that can hold photos or prints.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>clothes pins<br>• hemp<br>• paint<br>• Branches<br>• feathers (optional)<br>• your favorite photos<br>• scissors<br>• paint brushes<br>• nails or tacks to hang the …

Bone from human-like hand is 1.4 million years old - Futurity

The discovery of an ancient hand bone suggests early humans had the dexterity to use tools more than half a million years earlier than previously …

University of Missouri

Business Is Getting More Sustainable. Too Bad It’s Not Good Enough

For all the political controversy in the U.S. over climate change — and the resulting gridlock — much of corporate America has been surprisingly …

Gut bacteria lose their tails to evade antibodies - Futurity

New research reveals the complex dynamic between gut bacteria and the immune system that keeps proteins from flagellin—bacterial tails—under control.

Immune System

Let's talk about the gender differences that really matter – in mental health

Gender differences have been much in the news lately. It's a topic that exerts a powerful attraction, beguiling scientists and lay people alike. Are men and women really so dissimilar that they may as well come from different planets? And where there are differences, what are the causes? Everyone, …

The shadow genome: why DNA isn't destiny

Epigenetics is changing the way scientists look at genetic inheritance<p>How does a mother’s weight-loss surgery affect her child’s risk of obesity? It’s a question scientists have been struggling with since a Laval University study published in April, which looked at children born to mothers who’d …

Our Favorite Science And Technology Reads From 2013

The best long-form stuff we read this year<p>It was a great year in reading, but no one could've caught all of the amazing science and technology stories. So we've rounded up a few--from <i>Popular Science,</i> as well as plenty of other places--and placed them here for your convenience. Enjoy, and feel free …

Vitamin B2 Can Be Used To 3-D Print Medical Implants

The essential vitamin found in many foods could be used to create non-toxic scaffolds for custom medical implants.<p>Riboflavin, or vitamin B2, a vitamin commonly found in cottage cheese, green veggies and meat, could be used to 3-D print medical implants that are more compatible with the human body, …

3D

No Year After 2047 Will Be As Cool As Now

What will you be doing then? I'll just be nearing retirement age.<p>By the time you're your parents' age, there's a good chance every new year will be hotter than any year you experienced before 2005. That's according to a new analysis of the top mathematical models that predict how the Earth will …

Climate Change

Painless treatment could one day ease dizziness - Futurity

The discovery of a place in the brain that controls our perception of “up” and …

Vertigo

A first look inside Google's futuristic quantum lab

In May, Google launched the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with hardware from the Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave and technical expertise from NASA. It was an ambitious open research project aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architecture and the mysteries …

Protein discovery may mean fewer hysterectomies - Futurity

A new model could help uncover the cause of a common gynecological disease associated with …

Protein

How viral infections increase autism risk - Futurity

Infections that activate a mother’s immune system during pregnancy can interrupt brain cell development, increasing …

Immune System

Astronomers discover densest galaxy ever

Imagine the distance between the sun and nearest star system, Alpha Centauri. That’s a distance of about 4 light-years. Now, imagine as many as …

Universe

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Pregnant in the lab: how does child-bearing affect a science career?

Women don't thrive as well in science as in medicine. Family matters probably play a major role – and I'm about to see for myself just what havoc a baby can wreak<p>Although I'm a research biologist, I work closely with an NHS clinic in the company of a lively band of doctors and nurses. I suspect …

Inside the robot factory - Telegraph

Follow the Specimen: Insights into Pathology and Lab Medicine

Basic Medical Pathology: Morphological Expressions of Cell Injury

A Medical Career - Why Not Pathology?

How to Study Pathology in Medical School

The 4R's of Digital Pathology: The Formula for Life-saving Remote Diagnostics

<i>Guest post by</i> <i>Jaye Connolly is CEO of PathCentral.</i><p>For all of its sophistication, digital pathology turns on just a few basic value propositions: …

Digital Health

12 Insanely Ambitious Ideas For Improving Space Exploration

NASA has awarded $100,000 to each of these sci-fi projects, which cover everything from suspended animation to Mars kites to 3-D printed food.<p>NASA has announced the award-winners of its Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program, in which the agency gives funding to projects that are a little …