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Baby born 92 days after mother is declared brain dead

Hungarian doctors kept a baby alive in its mother's womb 92 days after she had been declared brain dead<p>Doctors at a <b>Hungarian</b> hospital have delivered a premature but healthy baby 92 days after the child’s mother was declared brain dead.<p>The 32-year-old mother had suffered a catastrophic stroke during …

Scientists develop nanoscale 'train set' controlled by DNA

A nanoscale 'train set' powered by microscopic motors and controlled by DNA has been developed by scientists.<p>The system can construct its own network of tracks spanning tens of micrometres in length, and use them to transport cargo.<p>Researchers were inspired by the melanophore, a living system used …

Extreme synesthesia: Texas teenager says she can 'feel' the machines around her

<i>Wassily Kandinsky's</i> Composition X<i>. Kandinsky is widely believed to have been a synesthete.</i><p>Synesthesia, loosely defined as the phenomenon of a sensation creating an unnatural secondary sensation, is actually quite common; some humans perceive numbers as colors, for instance. But <i>Psychology Today</i> …

These Two Insects Have Been At It For 165 Million Years

A great find for science!<p>Warning: ancient insect porn. Scientists in northeastern China have discovered the oldest fossil record of insect sex (insex?), in the form of a pair of froghoppers in an eternal embrace. Froghoppers are little bugs, still around today, that hop from plant to plant like a …

Haute Cuisine: Spanish Farm Makes Bet on 'Bug Revolution'

Haute Cuisine: Spanish Farm Makes Bet on 'Bug Revolution'<p>In a warehouse in Spain, a French farmer is raising what she hopes will be the next big thing in French and European cooking: insects.<p>It's a sound you'll hear on a lot of farms around the world at night, off in the distance, behind the moos …

The scientific challenge

By Jon Miller<p>November 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM<p>Listen to this story<p>DownloadEmbed<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2011/11/14/sustainability/food-9-billion/scientific-challenge/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Listen To The …

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Japan’s Solar Market Surge Blows Away Earlier Forecasts

The newly projected 350 percent growth of Japan’s solar market from 2012 to 2013 dwarfs estimates made earlier this year.<p>“The Japanese feed-in tariff …