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Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.12.08)
August 12, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: Martin Pettitt So here’s what went down after you logged off. What gives jalapenos their kick? Fungus. Yum. Robots with skin? Japanese scientists have developed a stretchy, rubber covering for robots that allows them to detect heat and pressure. Elephants never forget – really. A new study has shown that herd matriarchs have […]

Science Friday: Grasshopper-bot
June 27, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Inspired by the grasshopper, researchers have built a new robot that can jump 27 times its own height. That’s a world record. You can learn more about the project here. Footage provided by 2008 SAVE/EPFL, images by © 2008 Alain Herzog/EPFL. Produced by Flora Lichtman .

Science Doesn’t Sleep (5.15.08)
May 15, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: denn So here’s what went down after you logged off. “Yeah – I can fly.” Apparently, Iron Man lives in the Swiss Alps. Polar bears are now a protected species – sort of. Nothing can escape from black holes – except certain kinds of information. Speaking of disturbing galactic phenomena – they may […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (5.6.08)
May 6, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: kumon So here’s what went down since you logged off. They’re probably going to need some fungi: prospectors are going wild for uranium all along the Grand Canyon. (Via) But hopefully not chrytid fungi – it’s destroying frog populations worldwide. Scientists are studying amphibians in Madagascar to try and save them. Sometimes, it […]



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