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Game of Thrones Fandom Studied by Academia

Questeros.org is the website that collected data for the scientific study of Game of Thrones fans via a survey.

For one year, a group of academics from around the world self-funded the study, which consists of a survey that fans of the show are asked to take. 1,157 more words

Television

Okay Science, I Give Up

Remember when margarine was better for you than butter? Remember when eggs held dangerous cholesterol levels and they suggested egg substitutes? Remember when coffee was bad for you, and then it wasn’t? 174 more words

Life

If my nose is running, my thoughts are leaking

Those scientists, always doing studies. It’s as if they have nothing better to do. Instead of “studying” things, why aren’t they working on those jet cars we were promised? 709 more words

Humor

Innovating a better tomorrow with hydrogen invention

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Researchers at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) have invented a better and more efficient way of storing energy through solar, which can be used to power a hydrogen engine in a car. 427 more words

Scientific Studies

"Berlin patient's" unexpected cure from HIV is helping researchers in Oregon understand treatment for HIV

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Researchers have a new way to understand the much-studied Berlin patient’s unexpected cure from HIV and improve outcomes of stem cell transplants for patients with other blood-related diseases such as leukemia and sickle-cell disease. 317 more words

Scientific Studies

Gecko re-grow

A researcher has discovered the spinal cord of the gecko’s tail houses a special type of stem cell known as the radial glia. When the tail detaches, these cells jump into action by proliferating and making different proteins in response to the injury. 78 more words

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Advanced Artificial Limbs mapped to the brain.

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Scientists in Britain have rerouted through a neuroprosthetic approach of targeting and remapping sensory pathways in the brain. This is to regain control of the lost limb with a robotic one. 139 more words

Scientific Studies