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Unseparated At Birth

Enterprising Caretakers Of A Universe… 

So there’s a lot to be said for “muscle memory” as I discover when bouncing across the city like a human tennis ball. 932 more words

Science Fiction


Cancer classification guidelines putting countless in harms way

Sayer Ji | Infowars.com – APRIL 7, 2016 44 Comments

A devastating report commissioned by the National Cancer Institute reveals that our 40-year long ‘War on Cancer’ has been waged against a vastly misunderstood ‘enemy,’ that in many cases represented no threat to human health whatsoever. 983 more words
Agenda 21

Biomimetic file 167: coding nature

Coding Nature

Image source: MIT,  Janet Iwasa

Highlight: “MIT biological engineers have created a programming language that allows them to rapidly design complex, DNA-encoded circuits that give new functions to living cells…Using this language, anyone can write a program for the function they want, such as detecting and responding to certain environmental conditions. 194 more words

Biomimetic File

Ted Talk: It's Time to Question Bio-Engineering

It’s Time to Question Bio-Engineering

Paul Root Wolpe | Ted Talk

Paul Root Wolpe is the chief bioethicist at NASA and directs the Center for Ethics at Emory University.   452 more words


Biomimetic file 166: Nanobots and the power of healing

Nanobots and the power of healing 

Image: Small “robots” which are actually particles made of both gold and platinum. source: arleksey/Shutterstock

Highlight: “A new study published in the journal Nano Letters may represent that next big leap in the nanoscale world: Researchers have revealed how they have created incredibly small robots that automatically heal fractures and cracks. 308 more words

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Biomimetic file 165: CO2, from inconvenience to asset

CO2 as a raw construction element 

Picture: a termite nest with its glowing worms, source reddit.com 

Highlight: “An interdisciplinary team at UCLA have found a way to potentially reduce the amount of carbon emissions from power plants by converting it into a new building material, named CO2NCRETE, which would be fabricated with 3D printers…what this technology does is take something that we have viewed as a nuisance – carbon dioxide  – and turn it into something valuable…the hope is not only to capture more gas, but  to take that gas and instead of storing it, to try to use it to create a new kind of building material that will replace cement…” 213 more words

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