Mhack Guinto

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How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Birds, Bees And The Power Of Sex Appeal: The Ribald Lives Of Flowers

Flowers, bugs and bees: Stephen Buchmann wanted to study them all when he was a kid.<p>"I never grew out of my bug-and-dinosaur phase," he tells NPR's Arun Rath. "You know, since about the third grade, I decided I wanted to chase insects, especially bees."<p>These days, he's living that dream. As a …

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Inventions

Seaweed colonizing ice-free parts of Antarctica

With glaciers melting, the original white, mostly lifeless Antarctica is now becoming darker and lively with seaweed.<p><i>This article is republished with</i> …

A Polaroid-style phone case can print selfies in under a minute

The allure of instant photo printing may have passed for most folks, despite some semblance of Polaroid hanging around, but a French startup is looking to rekindle the habit. The company is working on Prynt: a phone case that packs a compact printer inside a frame that resembles a point-and-shoot …

Rare Evolutionary Twist Morphed Dino Arms into Bird Wings

When dinosaurs evolved into birds, they had to adapt their arms into wings in order to take flight — a process that altered their skeletal structure. …

Out of power? Cable lets you steal juice from another device

How many times has this happened to you? You're out for the day with your tablet, smartphone (and maybe even your smartwatch) all set for a day of play with maybe the occasional check-in with work. As the end of the day approaches, however, your phone's battery is running pretty low thanks to all …

Gear & Gadgets

Can fruit and vegetables ward off the blues? - Futurity

Eating the recommended daily amount of fruit and vegetables could be as good for the mind as it is for the body.

U.S. doctor was treated with experimental Ebola drug TKM-Ebola

An American doctor who is recovering from<p>Ebolaat a Nebraska hospital got an experimental Canadian drug as part of his treatment, hospital officials disclosed this week.<p>Dr. Rick Sacra started receiving TKM-Ebola, manufactured by Canadian drug firm Tekmira, on Sept. 5, the day he arrived at Nebraska …

Editing The Genes Of Superbugs To Turn Off Antibiotic Resistance

Fighting bacteria’s ability to fight<p>Over the past decade, deadly bacteria such as MRSA, <i>C. difficile</i>, and even tuberculosis have developed numerous mechanisms to keep themselves alive at all cost – mostly against antibiotics. Some bacteria have the ability to pump invading antibiotics out of their …

iPhone 6 Bendgate Reaction Could Break The Apple Watch

I can stop the clock, the tech world has found something wrong with the new iPhone 6. Yes, the iPhone 6 Plus…. bends if you put it under a lot of pressure, as Gordon Kelly reports here on Forbes:<p>#Bendgate is the predictable term that has flooded social media over the last 24 hours. It comes after a …

Epigenetics opens door for treatment of disease, development of new drugs

<b>Robyn Williams:</b> <i>The Science Show</i> on RN, where we often mention the name Lamarck, who suggested that what you do in your lifetime may be passed on to …

The science behind the extraordinary vision of owls

Another cool thing about owl eyes is the iris color. The iris color is somewhat related to the time of day or night in which an owl hunts. PawNation …

Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange?

Genetically modified oranges might save Florida's blighted groves—if Americans will drink the juice.<p>Citrus greening, the plague that could wipe out Florida's $9 billion orange industry, begins with the touch of a jumpy brown bug on a sun-kissed leaf.<p>From there, the bacterial disease incubates in …

Climate Change May Put Half of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction

An Audubon Society study finds that climate change will force 314 bird species out of their current ranges.

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

Can Conservation Efforts Save the Birds?

Ancient Flying Reptile Ate Like a Toothy Pelican

120-million-year-old fossils seemed to sport a throat pouch for skimming fish from the water.<p>Long before pelicans, ancient flying reptiles may have skimmed over lakes, scooping and storing fish in a throat pouch, paleontologists report. The newly discovered pterosaur species lived some 120 million …

Do kids with ADHD need exercise before school? - Futurity

Exercise before school can reduce ADHD symptoms among young children who are at risk for the disorder, new research suggests.

US fears for declining bird numbers

The United States has put 230 species of birds on a watch list because of their rapidly declining numbers.<p>The latest State of the Birds report claims more than half of all US shore bird species are either endangered or at risk of becoming so.<p>In less than 50 years, some states such as New Mexico, …

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 …

Darwin's Library From the HMS Beagle—The Digital Edition

More than 400 books that helped create evolutionary biology have been re-assembled into an online library

Earth passes between sun and Pluto on July 4

Pluto’s 2014 opposition comes just one year before the New Horizons spacecraft will encounter this distance world and its moons.<p>The dwarf planet …

This shrew only weighs an ounce but it's more like an elephant than a mouse

Scientists have discovered a new mammal<p>Scientists have discovered a new mammal in a remote desert in Namibia — and its name is <i>Macroscelidea micus</i>. One of 17 elephant shrew species, the newly discovered mammal weighs up to an ounce and measures about 7.5 inches from snout to tail, Reuters reports. …