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The cover of this post probably shows the world’s most famous carnivorous plant (Figure 1). It´s name is Audrey II and it appeared in the […] Read more The post On the origin of carnivorous plants: the oldest fossil found in Baltic amber appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:A tale about aquatic snails in the middle of the desert Smoke-derived chemicals promote seed germination At the crossroads of Botany and Archaeology
Sunlight is the most important energy source of Earth. All earthlings live thanks to the ability of plants and bacteria to transform solar energy into […] Read more The post Quantum Thermodynamics V: Photocells appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Materials for caging the Sun on Earth The coffee-ring effect Carbon nanotubes to study neuron activity
In the first part of this series, I presented the rationale for government intervention in the health sector and, then, summarized the findings of […] Read more The post The role of Government in financing health care (& 2) appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Experiments in fairness Private health insurance: adverse or propitious selection? Game Theory explains professionals’ play
Renowned researchers pen letter to outline benefits, pitfalls of AI. Renowned scientists and technology leaders including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have issued a […] Read more The post MI weekly selection #112 appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:MI’s 2014: the ten most read articles MI’s 2014: Editors’ Picks The Oxford Questions on the foundations of quantum mechanics
Tracking back human civilization there are evidences of dog domestication as far as 10,000 years ago. During this time, the ancient wolves’ genome evolved […] Read more The post Dog’s DNA methylome uncovers hints on human cancer metastasis appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:From venoms to drugs Eat healthily, for your children’s sake! Grasshopper mouse mighty powers against evil bark scorpion: a molecular tale
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