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NASA finds a planet that's a deep shade of pink – and poses a challenge for theories of how planets form http://bit.ly/19fN8gA

What We Can Learn From the Quantum Calculations of Birds and Bacteria

As an undergraduate at Oxford University in the mid-1970s, K. Birgitta Whaley struggled to choose between chemistry and physics. Now, as a professor …

When Talking About Science, We Need More Tony Stark and Less Big Bang Theory

*Editor's note: Communicating about science can be perceived as a life-or-death issue in some cases, or as hype and *stereotype <i>in others. In this</i> …

What Does Space Smell Like?

Man, that comet really reeks<p>The final frontier smells a lot like a Nascar race—a bouquet of hot metal, diesel fumes and barbecue. The source? Dying stars, mostly.<p>The by-products of all this rampant combustion are smelly compounds called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These molecules "seem to be …

Peter Gabriel’s ‘Interspecies Internet’

Panbanisha, a female bonobo, plays a computerized keyboard in a duet with musician Peter Gabriel. (Screenshot from video)<p>The internet helps to …

Stock 360 Panoramic Images and Videos for VR and more

×<p>N<p>Projections and Nav Modes<p>Normal View<br>• Fisheye View<br>• Architectural View<br>• Stereographic View<br>• Little Planet View<br>• Panini View<p>Click and Drag / QTVR mode<p>LICENSE …

“Cell Cycle” iPad App Conjures Customized Bio-Inspired Jewelry [Video]

We’ve been following the exploits of Nervous System for a while now, as they bridge the gap between cold computer code and warm, delicate organic designs. Their new Cell Cycle line of jewelry takes their bio-inspired process to the next level, by letting consumers use the same algorithms that …

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The day Earth smiled

In this rare image taken on 19 July, the wide-angle camera on the international Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth …

Mapping the Brain in Unprecedented Detail

While the federal government begins a major project to map the brain, scientists are unravel more about how the brain is built and how to treat it.<p><b>At Stanford researchers have developed</b> a technique to make the brain see-through, allowing them to trace individual neurons, and their sometimes …

These Bacteria Are Wired to Hunt Like a Tiny Wolf Pack

Author: Joe Hanson. Joe Hanson Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.24.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>You wouldn’t know it, but there is an …

11,000-electrode reprogrammable chip takes brain-computer interfaces to a new level - ExtremeTech

By on July 22, 2013 at 2:36 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The ability to dynamically …

Can online education and coding academies give us back a middle class?

A couple weeks ago, I read something that tied my stomach in knots. It was that type of nervous anxiety often associated with public speaking. I …