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…if you want to want to be alive. The rock band Wilco already said it back in 2002 when they released the much-acclaimed album […] Read more The post You have to learn how to die appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:New hope against tuberculosis: spectinamides The perfume of chemokines: how cancer manipulates our defenses We can learn a lot from a walk with real numbers
Common traits in tame animals may be due to neural crest changes. Genetic changes that may affect a group of embryonic stem cells known […] Read more The post MI weekly selection #84 appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Hawking’s information preservation and weather forecasting mess Curiosity and the quest for a habitable environment on Mars Raw Science: How many animals are used in your lifetime?
Of all the seven wonders of ancient times, only the pyramids of Egypt remain on their feet. The technical means Egyptians had that many […] Read more The post Moving pyramid stones on sand appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:The tough aspects of walking on sand Getting the best grip: how ridged surfaces affect finger pad tribology Where should you place a business if one of your customers keeps moving?
Slonim et al. (2014) discuss the problems of blood allocation in different countries and suggest a mechanism that can improve it. The present article […] Read more The post The market for blood appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:The effects of immigration on the labor market The Grand Bazaar of Wisdom (4): From the “free market of ideas” to the “republic of science” Laser spectrochemistry beyond Earth’s boundaries: Curiosity’s […]
Although we assume evolution of complex life forms as a matter of fact, we must admit that our brains are not ready for such an […] Read more The post O Phosphate! Where art thou? appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:The flick of a switch controls the fate of human parasites Growing big: extracellular cues boost growth in dividing cells A mediator for horizontal gene transfer between eukaryotes and prokaryotes
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