It has absolutely nothing to do with science (well, he did teach computer tech) but if you haven’t seen Randy Pauch’s The Last Lecture – you really should.
***UPDATE: Science won’t be sleeping next week, but I will be. Vacation! Have no fear, though – we’ve got lots of other very cool posts planned for all of next week, so please check back – and as always, leave us a comment to let us know what you think. SDS returns Aug. 11.
And the award for “least appetizing food product” goes to…PETA! For introducing the concept of “in vitro meat.” If you can produce it – in “commerically viable quantities” – you could win $1 million.
Alexandria may be the new Venice. Rising sea levels are already threatening the city’s ancient structures, and scientists expect they will continue rise there by at least 1 – 3 feet by the end of the 21st century.
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Researchers at the University of Manchester have created the world’s smallest working transistor, smaller than a single molecule – out of one crystal of graphene.
Still waiting for that flying car The Jetsons’ promised would be waiting for you just a few short years into the future? Too bad. Check out what scientists think will actually happen in the next 50 years.