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Can Petridish Become The Kickstarter Of Science? We Ask The CEO

Posted in Science on 3rd Apr, 2012 01:50 PM
by AlexMuller
a Kickstarter esque startup that democratizes science funding by crowdsourcing it
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IBM takes on task to find the universe origins

Posted in Science on 2nd Apr, 2012 09:35 AM
by AlexMuller
IBM plans to investigate high performance technologies that will be required to read, store, and analyze one exabyte of raw data per day.
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Earth has little to fear from a black hole attack

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2012 05:29 AM
by AlexMuller
We can all rest easy. Small black holes that may be roaming space undetected would leave Earth unscathed if they hit us.
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Computer outperforms humans at detecting lies, by watching the eyes

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2012 06:50 AM
by AlexMuller
If the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey taught us anything, its that computers know when were telling a lie
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Studies show how pesticides make bees lose their way

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2012 06:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have discovered ways in which even low doses of widely used pesticides can harm bumblebees and honeybees, interfering with their homing abilities and making them lose their way.
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The brain is wired in a 3D grid structure, landmark study finds

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2012 06:24 AM
by AlexMuller
The brain appears to be wired in a rectangular 3D grid structure, suggests a new brain imaging study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
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Dead stars to guide spacecraft

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2012 06:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Spacecraft could one day navigate through the cosmos using a particular type of dead star as a kind of GPS.
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Huge tornadoes discovered on the Sun

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2012 02:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Solar tornadoes several times as wide as the Earth can be generated in the solar atmosphere
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How does the brain secrete morality?

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2012 02:01 AM
by AlexMuller
The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies convened a conference of neuroscientists and philosophers to ponder how our brains generate thoughts about ethics, values, and morality
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Picture captures a billion stars

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2012 01:58 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have produced a colossal picture of our Milky Way Galaxy, to reveal the detail of a billion stars.
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Obamas Solar Policy: If You Cant Beat the Chinese, Tax Them

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2012 06:21 AM
by AlexMuller
Why is it right for Americans to provide low cost loans to its solar panel manufacturers, but when China does it, it is an illegal subsidy and demands tariffs in response?
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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos finds Apollo 11 Moon engines

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2012 05:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says he has located the long submerged F1 engines that blasted the Apollo 11 Moon mission into space.
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Metallic Hydrogen: A Game Changing Rocket Propellant

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2012 05:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Atomic metallic hydrogen, if metastable at ambient pressure and temperature could be used as the most powerful chemical rocket fuel, as the atoms recombine to form molecular hydrogen.
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Many Billions of Rocky Planets in the Habitable Zones around Red Dwarfs in the Milky Way

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2012 05:17 AM
by AlexMuller
rocky planets not much bigger than Earth are very common in the habitable zones around faint red stars.
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Most Ancient, Impossible Alien Worlds Discovered

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2012 04:56 AM
by AlexMuller
As we discover more worlds orbiting distant stars, we are finding that conventional thinking doesn't seem to apply to the growing menagerie of exoplanets.
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James Cameron back on surface after deepest ocean dive

Posted in Science on 26th Mar, 2012 11:57 PM
by AlexMuller
James Cameron: "It's a heck of a ride, you're just screaming down and screaming back up"
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