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Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.27.08)
August 27, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: 416style So here’s what went down after you logged off. There’s a reason that cowboys don’t make good anthropologists – and it has to do with Hobbits. It’s aliiiiiiive! A green roof can reduce your heating bills and protect your waterproofing – plus, it’s pretty! Check out a how-to here. Some ancient documents […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.19.08)
August 19, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

He really knows himself. photo credit: robertpaulyoung So here’s what went down after you logged off. I reflect, therefore, I am: commonly known in elephants, dolphins and great apes, self-recognition has long been deemed a key determinate of advanced cognitive abilities in animals. Now, we’ve discovered that magpies can do it. Back to school: kids […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.18.08)
August 18, 2008 · 1 Comment

photo credit: Kiwi Flickr So here’s what went down after you logged off. Robots: they’re so hot right now. A new surveillance bot looks really cool – but it’s also extremely noisy (and so not very good for surveillance.) And – this robot could save your life. A humpback whale has lost its way, somehow ending up […]

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 […]



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