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Leonardo da Vinci, the scientist

In this web exclusive, biographer Walter Isaacson talks with Dr. Jon LaPook about the Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci, and his curiosity and unique gifts as an observer of the world around him. 10 more words

Leonardo Da Vinci

Designer DNA: Computational tools for mapping out synthetic nucleic acids

Some of the tools available to synthetic biologists for gleaning function from sequence, predicting protein structure, reducing synthesis errors, and designing complex systems. Read more in The Scientist…

Biology

Since you asked... Soap!

A student in Principles of Biology asked a question today that I didn’t know the answer to – are phospholipids the molecules in soap that facilitate its ability to dissolve both polar (carbohydrates, nucleic acids, and some proteins) and nonpolar (lipids and some proteins) materials? 126 more words

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1º batalha/ 1st Battle: Coldplay-The Scientist vs Imagine Dragons - On Top Of The World

Num post anterior eu disse que iria fazer combates/batalhas entre músicas de certas bandas ou então só combates/batalhas entre músicas. E aqui está a primeira batalha entre músicas de bandas. 1,214 more words

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New Semester, New Technique?

Humans love stories, but get bogged down by information.

“Shrimp wisely divide their time between eating, hiding from predators, and finding mates.”

“Shrimp respond to variable changes in their environment in order to optimize their caloric intake while minimizing predation risk and maximizing reproduction.” 483 more words

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BOOMSHOTS - REASONING WITH SCIENTST

How would you describe your style and technique of dub?
One of the things I always noticed is the way you would make use of a little snip of vocals early in the track and then you sort of blast it out into space.
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Songs from the musical vacuum:....take me back to the start.

A friend of mine once told me that I must live ‘in a musical vacuum’ because there’s a lot of popular songs that I’ve never listened to, much less heard of. 285 more words

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