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That little voice in your head — if you have it — may be aligning your thoughts | ScienceBlog.com

It’s not uncommon these days to have some time alone with your thoughts. But what does that sound like, if it sounds like anything at all? Many people feel their thoughts take the form of an inner voice, a sort of … Continue reading

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Our Brains’ Information Processing Capacity Is Constrained by a Constant but Limited Energy Supply

Our brains have an upper limit on how much they can process at once due to a constant but limited energy supply, according to a new UCL study using a brain imaging method that measures cellular metabolism. The study, published in … Continue reading

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Dynamic Patterns in Water as Analogue Models

Rupert shows how wave-patterns can give rise to forms, and discusses the history of liquid computers. A talk by Rupert at the International Conference on the Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water, in Bad Soden, Germany, in October 2019. Home … Continue reading

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Immunology Is Where Intuition Goes to Die

Which is too bad because we really need to understand how the immune system reacts to the coronavirus.   Updated at 10:36 a.m. ET on August 5, 2020. There’s a joke about immunology, which Jessica Metcalf of Princeton recently told … Continue reading

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SEQUENCE

A short film made with a scientist Dan Munro about Protein Sequence during Imagine Science Films Festival in NY. Art / Camera by Jin Angdoo and Dan Munro Edit / FX / Color by Jin Angdoo Sound by Merche Blasco … Continue reading

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Is Glass a Liquid?

Stained glass is thicker at the bottom – so is it a liquid? Earth’s mantle enables plate tectonics, so is it a liquid? Check out Audible: http://bit.ly/AudibleVe Sign up for the mailing list: http://www.veritasium.com Pitch drop experiment: http://www.thetenthwatch.com

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Assembly of the largest ever thermonuclear fusion reactor ITER begins

In France, the assembly of the ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), which will be the world’s largest magnetic confinement plasma physics experiment, has started on July 28, 2020. The largest nuclear fusion reactor to date begins construction next to the … Continue reading

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Scientists discover ultra-black fish that absorbs 99.5% of light that hits its skin

These ultra-black fish absorb light so efficiently that even in bright light they appear to be silhouetted. BYAMIT MALEWAR JULY 19, 2020   The ultra-black Pacific blackdragon (Idiacanthus antrostomus). Credit: Karen Osborn, Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian scientists and a team of … Continue reading

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When Scientists Studied Fossilized Dinosaur Eggs, They Found An Amazing Secret Inside Their Shells

When Scientists Studied Fossilized Dinosaur Eggs, They Found An Amazing Secret Inside Their Shells

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SARS-CoV-2 May Have Another Door Into Cells | SciShow News

Researchers think the virus behind COVID-19 may have multiple ways into cells—which could help us understand how it behaves. Sources: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.14.98… https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32307… https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22080952 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20810… https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.02168-09 https://doi.org/10.1086/427811 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11353… https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20810… https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2020.0… https://doi.org/10.1111/all.14429 https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.13634 https://doi.org/10.26434/chemrxiv.119… https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202… https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20… https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.21.20…

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