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Science360’s Super Science News Show: Ep 1 In the first...

Science360’s Super Science News Show: Ep 1

In the first Science360 weekly wrap up, Jordan D’Eri and Charlie Heck, co-editors of NSF’s Sceince360 News Service bring you a bionic leaf that uses bacteria to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, floatie-worthy Midwest weather patterns and super smart band-aids.

By: National Science Foundation.

Older female killer whales become pod leaders

This video is called Documentary The Orca – The Intelligent Killer WhaleNational Geographic.

From the Los Angeles Times in the USA:

Menopausal whales lead the group, study says…

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Environment

In silico versus in vitro #2

There is no adequate excuse for not keeping up with regular blog entries. Arguably, working in the lab from 9 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. – in a mad rush to collect some data before the lab meeting next week – in addition to preparing for seminars and the imminent badminton match against Oxford help to explain the recent scarcity of cell/science-related news. 228 more words

Science

Human Exceptionalism Claims, from Yale and Kavli Inst. - of course

These claims seem contradicted by other experiments in motor control but here it is below.  Yale Seems firmly in the human exceptionalism camp as an institution and Kavli Institute funding the same.  361 more words

Brain And Behavior

Is Intelligent Life Doomed? by kayleefromcoconutcab: In which...

Is Intelligent Life Doomed?

by kayleefromcoconutcab:

In which Kaylee discusses The Great Filter and it’s predictions of our future.