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Emily Holm

This Self-Cleaning Plate May Mean You'll Never Have To Do The Dishes | Innovations - 0 views

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    I wonder what applications this could have in a museum environment.....
Ruth Cuadra

How Our Ancestors Used to Sleep Twice a Night - 1 views

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    Bi-model sleep...interesting concept.
Ruth Cuadra

Science Pop - Museum Planning - 0 views

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    "I am bothered by the "big box" science centers, $300 million dollar projects seem unnecessary.  You could build 100 smaller science centers for the same $300M budget.  My thinking behind Science Pop (science center in a box), has grown out of a need for community based science centers."
Lisa Eriksen

DIY science MOOC seeks funding on Kickstarter to conduct brain experiments at home - Te... - 1 views

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    I still wonder about the ethical issues of people having these devices and what they could do to living creatures.......
Lisa Eriksen

A Mind-Blowing Dome Made by 6,500 Computer-Guided Silkworms | Wired Design | Wired.com - 0 views

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    Science, engineering, and worms = art.  This is cool.  Watch the video.
Johanna Fassbender

The Unintended (and Deadly) Consequences of Living in the Industrialized World | Scienc... - 0 views

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    Progress doesn't always lead to positive outcomes.
Ruth Cuadra

The Science Of Going Viral - 0 views

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    "It's not luck, it's not random, it's not cats," he says. "There's a science behind it. We have to understand the psychology and the social transmission process."
Lisa Eriksen

Brains of rats connected allowing them to share information via internet | Science | gu... - 0 views

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    An organic computer? Brain communication over continents via the internet? This would be one way to "connect" with our museum visitors;-)
Ruth Cuadra

Bionic eye for the blind approved in the U.S. by the FDA (Video) - Toronto Disability |... - 0 views

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    Clinical trials showed that the Argus II partially restores the sight of blind people after it is surgically implanted.
Ruth Cuadra

NewsDaily: Science cafes offer a sip of learning - 0 views

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    Americans may be turning away from the hard sciences at universities, but they are increasingly showing up at "science cafes" in local bars and restaurants to listen to scientific talks over a drink or a meal.
Ruth Cuadra

Video analysis: Detecting text every which way - 0 views

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    Software that detects and extracts text from within video frames, making it searchable, is set to make a vast resource even more valuable
Ruth Cuadra

Repellent slime has material virtues | Molecules | Science News - 0 views

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    A new study that examines the mechanical properties of threads made from hagfishes' slimy mucus finds the fibers are both strong and stretchy, and may serve as a model for creating superior new materials.
Ruth Cuadra

Zeroing in on the 'science of sound propagation' in burning buildings - 0 views

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    studying the science of sound propagation inside burning buildings may one day become a life-saving addition to firefighters' arsenal of tools.
Ruth Cuadra

The Neurochemistry of Empathy, Storytelling, and the Dramatic Arc, Animated | Brain Pic... - 0 views

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    even the simplest narrative can elicit powerful empathic response by triggering the release of neurochemicals like cortisol and oxytocin, provided it is highly engaging and follows the classic dramatic arc
Lisa Eriksen

How Childhood Neglect Stunts the Brain | Wired Science | Wired.com - 0 views

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    Still so much for us to learn about the brain, behavior and learning.
Ruth Cuadra

IDF2012 - Intel Labs Media Day - 0 views

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    "Science and technology have progressed to the point where what we build is only constrained by the limits of our own imaginations." Justin Rattner - Intel Chief Technology Officer
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