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Pete the fern takes world’s first plant-powered selfies | The Canary

Pete the fern has taken the world’s first plant-powered selfies, in a scientific trial that could revolutionise conservation in the wild, scientists have said. The team at London Zoo has hailed the trial – which aims to develop a way … Continue reading

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Dan Gilbert: Happiness: What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (2018 WORLD.MINDS Annual Symposium)

WORLD.MINDS Our cultures give us a lot of advice about how to find happiness. Science, however, suggests that much of that advice just isn‘t right. Presented at the WORLD.MINDS Annual Symposium in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Some corals ‘killed’ by climate change are now returning to life | New Scientist

Warm water can leave corals looking dead – but in some cases polyps still survive deep in the coral skeleton and in time they can return the coral to life More: Some corals ‘killed’ by climate change are now returning … Continue reading

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Killing Time – Animation Short Film 2019 – GOBELINS

GOBELINS 325K subscribers SUBSCRIBE Loukoum en a marre du Temps et décide de le confronter pour se libérer de son joug. Mais peut-on vraiment se débarrasser du Temps? Loukoum can’t stand the passage of Time anymore. She decides to go … Continue reading

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The Super Zoom

CG animation of amazing zoom to macro view to the “quantum world”, shown on an approximate scale of the reality of physics.

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Large, long-term study find link between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer – ScienceBlog.com

Results from the first long-term cohort study of more than 36,000 Japanese men over decades suggest an association between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer. Their findings were published on September 5, 2019 in the International Journal of … Continue reading

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Can we peek at Schrodinger’s cat without disturbing it? – ScienceBlog.com

Quantum physics is difficult and explaining it even more so. Associate Professor Holger F. Hofmann from Hiroshima University and Kartik Patekar from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay have tried to solve one of the biggest puzzles in quantum physics: how to measure … Continue reading

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Growing electricity. — Hmmstudio

Sometimes you watch or read something that makes you go, wow. Sorry humans, but we did not invent electrical networks. These living growing multi-cellular micro-organisms are literally electricity and it doesn’t stop there, these 2cm tiny electrical pulses can link … Continue reading

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Perception of musical pitch varies across cultures – ScienceBlog.com

People who are accustomed to listening to Western music, which is based on a system of notes organized in octaves, can usually perceive the similarity between notes that are same but played in different registers — say, high C and … Continue reading

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Reasons for the seasons – Rebecca Kaplan

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/reasons-for… Why do some regions experience full-time heat while others are reckoning with frigid temperatures and snow? And why are the seasons reversed in the two hemispheres? Rebecca Kaplan explains how the shape of the Earth’s orbit … Continue reading

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