Posts

November 24, 2014

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7:00 AM | Printing the future
Today’s 3D printers make Star Trek gadgets look tame.
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7:00 AM | 'Nerd royalty' has the answer to your question
An eccentric take on some of physics' and technology's trickiest conundrums.
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7:00 AM | In the blog this week
Highlights from this week's news blog.
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7:00 AM | How the Large Hadron Collider captured our imaginations
Inside the world's biggest physics experiment.
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7:00 AM | Lab Talk: Graphene goes ballistic, Marine reserves to the rescue
Two researchers discuss recent papers that excited their interest.
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7:00 AM | Printing the future
Today’s 3D printers make Star Trek gadgets look tame.
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7:00 AM | 'Nerd royalty' has the answer to your question
An eccentric take on some of physics' and technology's trickiest conundrums.
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7:00 AM | In the blog this week
Highlights from this week's news blog.
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7:00 AM | How the Large Hadron Collider captured our imaginations
Inside the world's biggest physics experiment.
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7:00 AM | Lab Talk: Graphene goes ballistic, Marine reserves to the rescue
Two researchers discuss recent papers that excited their interest.
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7:00 AM | Printing the future
Today’s 3D printers make Star Trek gadgets look tame.
+
7:00 AM | 'Nerd royalty' has the answer to your question
An eccentric take on some of physics' and technology's trickiest conundrums.
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7:00 AM | In the blog this week
Highlights from this week's news blog.
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7:00 AM | How the Large Hadron Collider captured our imaginations
Inside the world's biggest physics experiment.
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7:00 AM | Lab Talk: Graphene goes ballistic, Marine reserves to the rescue
Two researchers discuss recent papers that excited their interest.
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7:00 AM | Printing the future
Today’s 3D printers make Star Trek gadgets look tame.
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6:52 AM | The Governor of New York Owes an Apology to a Bunch of Meteorologists
The Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, really stepped in it on Saturday. He’s now getting a firestorm of criticism, and he deserves every bit of it, but I want you to understand why before I go into what he said. There is an old rule among weather forecasters, and it goes like this- “Never forecast a record, you will probably be wrong!”. Now I, and many others, have broken …
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6:45 AM | Systemic Security Part 2: Information; Design
Design principles are antithetical to obscurity principles, it assumes the attacker has access to your security (open access code, blueprints, etc). This relies on the actual security mechanism being secure. To go back on the analogy in the previous article on Security Through Obscurity. The actual design of the having six feet of dirt cover […]
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5:10 AM | Sciencey Stuff You May Have Missed: Week 47
Digging through the web this week, I uncovered all this geeky goodness. You can find the thousands of links from …Continue reading →
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5:00 AM | Diagnosing arthritis with a colour scan
An easily used screening tool shines new light on how to detect arthritic inflammations.
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4:59 AM | Remains of the weekend 22-23 November 2014
Furry mystery pops out of duffel bag: A feline from (far) away Iwo Jima: New mystery arises from iconic image – Omaha.com – Omaha World-Herald. Downtown Coyotes: Inside the Secret Lives of Chicago’s Predator. The real JFK mystery, 50 years later: Why the infamous murder must be reinvestigated – Salon.com. Energy Drinks are Risky, Especially… Source: Doubtful News
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4:30 AM | Genetically low vitamin D concentrations cause premature death
A new Danish study indicates that gene variations, which are associated with low levels of vitamin D in the blood, can lead to premature death. It is not yet
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3:47 AM | Blogozoic in Berlin! The 2014 SVP Conference
One of the main contributing factors to my lack of blog posts the past while back has been preparations for the Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology's 74th annual meeting, which has been taking place in Berlin, Germany. This is the biggest event in the (vertebrate) palaeontological calendar, where researchers from every corner of the globe assemble to show off their research & hear about the latest developments in the vert palaeo world. If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook (if... Read more
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1:47 AM | iGEM 2014: The Challenges of Synthetic Biology and DIYBio
I’m standing in a crowded arena full of posters at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. To my left, a poster titled, “BioLego: Toxin Cleaner” and a few more down, one called “Edible coli: The Untapped Food Resource of the … Continue reading »The post iGEM 2014: The Challenges of Synthetic Biology and DIYBio appeared first on CitizenSci.
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12:53 AM | Glowing Worms: Nature Photographer Wonders If He’s Discovered A New Species
Nature photographer Jeff Cremer has been all around the world taking photographs. His spectacular work has been featured in National Geographic, Yahoo, BBC and more, but his best capture may have been a few years ago, when he discovered a strange “glowing worm” that just might be a newly uncovered species. After first noticing the unique glowing worm in the soil during a night walk near his camp in the Peruvian rainforest, Cremer was able to uncover some of the […]
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12:38 AM | Never forget the outdoors
Lately I have realized that I really like to walk around in the woods when its cold out. Personally I prefer cold to heat, but today whilst I was meandering amidst the radiant greens and beams of sunlight I wondered why I might like the outdoors. When I got home I Googled “benefits of spending […]
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12:15 AM | Life – Evolved
What is a life form? Most of us, if asked, will think of an animal or a human being-in other words, a multicellular organism. However, life itself evolved in cells, single cells of various types that existed and propagated independently. […]test The post Life – Evolved appeared first on Australian Science.

November 23, 2014

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11:19 PM | Big Data Could Be A Big Problem For Workplace Discrimination Law
What if whether you got a job was determined by which web browser you used? ShutterstockBy Mark Burdon, The University of Queensland and Paul Harpur, The University of QueenslandStaff recruitment and retention are an ongoing challenge for employers. Proponents of big data in the workplace are now claiming they can change that. read more
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10:57 PM | The Mystery of the Appendix
I’ve always wondered about appendixes. Some people say it’s useless, others argued not, and I’ve had plenty of friends get their appendixes removed because appendicitis. But what is actually the appendix, and what in the world is appendicitis? “Appendix” by AJC1 licensed under CC 2.0 Our story starts at the cecum, where the small and […]
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9:57 PM | Education: Stop New Age Thinking, Chalk And Talk Might Be The Best Way After All
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