Sei Agathe

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How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

Contact: are alien-hunting scientists going to trigger a planetary invasion?

You’ll soon be able to send messages into outer space — but some experts are worried about who’s listening, and what they’ll do when they hear you<p>If you could talk to extraterrestrials, what would you tell them? Start mulling over that question, because you'll soon be able to send your very own …

Liquid Air – the future of motoring?

Liquid Air could be be a fuel for the future, says Andrew English.<p>Engineers call it disruptive technology, but Liquid Air is much more than that. Using cryogenic atmospheric air at minus 196 degrees Centrigrade as an energy store potentially inverts our idea of the piston engine and subverts the …

‘Lotus effect’ paper repels oil and water

<b>GEORGIA TECH (US) —</b> Modified paper that repels all fluids could lead to new biomedical diagnostics and cheaper, more sustainable packaging …

To cut ICU superbugs, disinfect all patients

<b>WASHINGTON U.- ST. LOUIS (US) —</b> Bathing all patients daily with a germ-killing soap and swabbing antibiotic ointment in their noses may be the best …

Increasing CO2 in air is making deserts greener

Scientists call this a “carbon dioxide fertilization effect.” It has caused a gradual greening of arid regions on Earth from 1982 to 2010.<p>Scientists …

Climate Change

Adult kidney health linked to birth weight

<b>MONASH U. (AUS) —</b> Conditions in the womb can affect kidney development and have serious health implications for the child not only immediately after …

Gizmo Uses Lung Cells To Sniff Out Health Hazards In Urban Air

Credit: Adam Cole/NPR<p>Cities like Houston are dotted with air-sniffing monitors that measure levels of benzene and other potentially unhealthy air pollutants. But those monitors can't answer the question we care about most: Is the air safe?<p>That's because there's no simple relationship between toxic …

Advertisement for Death

Produced by ad agency I&S BBDO, the life-sized poster depicts a human skeleton recreated in colorful flower petals set on an arresting white background.