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Sugar Biobattery powered by sweat can run 10x times longer than Lithium Ion battery

Biobatteries made of sugar are having the potential to convert chemical energy stored in sugar substrates into electricity. This was scientifically proven by a group of researchers working at Virginia Tech. 440 more words

UCSD Fall 2014: LTWL 124 Booklist

I will soon post the syllabus for LTWL 124, Science Fiction. Here’s the booklist, with links to purchase at Amazon.com.

UCSD Fall 2014: LTWL 114 Booklist

I will soon post the syllabus for LTWL 114, Children’s Literature. Here’s the booklist, with links to purchase at Amazon.com.

Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Shetland sheepdog Maggie comes home from the groomer, her owners praise and pet her shiny coat, much to the chagrin of pit bull Stormy, who will head-butt her until their family cuts out the compliments. 587 more words

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Study Drops Hints That Dogs Could Get Jealous

LOS ANGELES (AP) – When Shetland sheepdog Maggie comes home from the groomer, her owners praise and pet her shiny coat, much to the chagrin of pit bull Stormy, who will head-butt her until their family cuts out the compliments. 582 more words

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10 Things I Love About College

I head up to Chico in 5 days, and begin my graduate studies just a week after that. I’ve been counting down the days for months now and I am so excited I am bursting over. 676 more words

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Pepper and halt: Spicy chemical may inhibit gut tumors

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that dietary capsaicin – the active ingredient in chili peppers – produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors. 750 more words

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