Category Archives: science
The powerful and mysterious brain circuitry that makes us love Google, Twitter, and texting. – By Emily Yoffe – Slate Magazine
Seeking How the brain hard-wires us to love Google, Twitter, and texting. And why that's dangerous. By Emily YoffePosted Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at 5:40 PM ET Illustration by Robert Neubecker. Click image to expand.Seeking. You can't stop doing it. … Continue reading
Dramatic Iceberg Collapses VIDEO.
The physics of gravity-defying street tricks
“We are as Gods, and we have to get good at it.” — Stewart Brand Stewart Brand proclaims 4 environmental ‘heresies’ | Video on TED.com.
This hour, Radiolab examines Stochasticity, which is just a wonderfully slippery and smarty-pants word for randomness. How big a role does randomness play in our lives? Do we live in a world of magic and meaning or â€¦ is it … Continue reading
The Lamprey’s Alternative Immune System – Origins.
NASA – Apollo: Through the Eyes of the Astronauts.
Okay, remember that screen saver that helped decode transmissions from space? And then, there was the screen saver that helped fold proteins? Well, now, there’s a GAME that helps you solve the protein folding problems: Solve Puzzles for Science | … Continue reading
All the genetic sleuthing that would indicate that the Swine Flu did come from the industrial hog farming in the US. Swine Flu Ancestor Born on U.S. Factory Farms | Wired Science.
I have to agree. Rocketboom Blog – The Top 15 Most Bizarre Sea Animals.