Tag Archives: nature

Gut microbiota may be the reason why cancer immunotherapy works for some but not all

2nd April 2019 by Danielle Bengsch Scientists found 11 bacterial strains and a link to a cellular process in mice that influences whether their immune system fights melanoma. A group of 40 clinicians, computer scientists and microbiome experts say they’ve found … Continue reading

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Eye-Opening Entries From the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest

Photo and caption: David Edgar. I took this photo of an adolescent humpback whale in the South Pacific, several miles off the coast of Tongatapu, Tonga. I captured this as a split-shot with half my dome port submerged, and the … Continue reading

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Jewel Changi Airport by Safdie Architects is Completed

The new central connector between the existing airport terminals at Singapore Changi Airport is set to open on April 17, 2019. The 10-story Jewel Changi by Safdie Architects is a mixed-use development with the world’s tallest indoor waterfall as its … Continue reading

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Have you ever seen an atom?

Scientists at the University of California Los Angeles have found a way to create stunningly detailed 3D reconstructing of platinum nanoparticles at an atomic scale. These are being used to study tiny structural irregularities called dislocations.

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A Local Disappearance

April 12, 2019 by Samuel Illingworth   Your recent absences have become More pronounced; The late spring evenings are no longer Alive with the industry of your approach, And the flowers in the hanging baskets On the high street fidget … Continue reading

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Scientists predict internet of thoughts ‘within decades’ – ScienceBlog.com

Imagine a future technology that would provide instant access to the world’s knowledge and artificial intelligence, simply by thinking about a specific topic or question. Communications, education, work, and the world as we know it would be transformed. Writing in Frontiers … Continue reading

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Pando, One of the Oldest and Largest Organisms | SciTech Now

For full episodes, check out http://www.scitechnow.org/ Pando, a large grove of aspen trees sharing a single root system, is one of the largest living organisms in the world. We take a look at how researchers are teaming up with students … Continue reading

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Electrical experiments with plants that count and communicate

Neuroscientist Greg Gage takes sophisticated equipment used to study the brain out of graduate-level labs and brings them to middle- and high-school classrooms (and, sometimes, to the TED stage.) Prepare to be amazed as he hooks up the Mimosa pudica, … Continue reading

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Seattle Man Has Been Feeding A Crow Family For Years, Has His “Mind Blown” After They Bring Him Presents

Stuart Dahlquist, 56, has been a bird enthusiast for most of his life, but a family of crows has still found a way to surprise him. Recently, the Seattle man received a gift from the fellas he’s been feeding for a … Continue reading

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The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.

Japan’s Shinkansen doesn’t look like your typical train. With its long and pointed nose, it can reach top speeds up to 150–200 miles per hour. It didn’t always look like this. Earlier models were rounder and louder, often suffering from … Continue reading

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