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Millions Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Set To Be Released: This Is Why It’s A Problem

Millions Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Set To Be Released: This Is Why It’s A Problem | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes might soon be released in Florida. The biotech company Oxitec and the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) are moving ahead with their plan to introduce these insects into the area to, according to them, help stop the spread of multiple tropical diseases. One of the diseases is called Chikungunya, […]
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Google Patents Technology To Develop Downloadable Personalities For Robots

Google Patents Technology To Develop Downloadable Personalities For Robots | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
a cloud-based system where multiple personalities could be downloaded to a robot
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My fake college syllabus

My fake college syllabus | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
As your professor, I plan to take your money, never read your essays and pretend you're not checking Facebook
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Australian scientists to begin trialling fully implantable bionic eye

Australian scientists to begin trialling fully implantable bionic eye | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
This could restore vision to millions worldwide.
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Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges

Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
A collaboration between Pixar and Khan Academy hopes to show students what math looks like at work in successful animated films.
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Tracing Slaves to Their African Homelands

Tracing Slaves to Their African Homelands | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
From Caribbean sugar plantations to the South Atlantic island of St. Helena, researchers are unlocking the long-kept secrets of enslaved peoples.
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NASA Releases Awesome 360-Degree Interactive Video Of Mars

NASA Releases Awesome 360-Degree Interactive Video Of Mars | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
While we won’t be seeing Mars with our own eyes for some years, NASA has revealed the next best thing: an interactive 360-degree video taken on the Red Planet. NASA shared the incredibly immersive video on Facebook, which allows you to click and drag around the screen to explore the Martian lands, even via your smartphone. 
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Scientists Say All People With Blue Eyes Have This One Weird Thing In Common. I Had No Idea

Scientists Say All People With Blue Eyes Have This One Weird Thing In Common. I Had No Idea | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Have you ever stopped to consider your origins? On a day-to-day basis, you probably don't feel that special, but the fact is that you are the result ... | facebook
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Hyperrealistic Human Sculptures Submerged in Europe’s First Underwater Art Museum

Hyperrealistic Human Sculptures Submerged in Europe’s First Underwater Art Museum | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Fourteen meters beneath the Atlantic Ocean sits the Museo Atlantico, the first underwater contemporary art museum in Europe. Artist Jason deCaires Taylor has…
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Chinese New Year: Why many will travel home for good - BBC News

Chinese New Year: Why many will travel home for good - BBC News | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Millions of Chinese will be visiting home for the New Year holiday, but a changing industrial landscape means many may not return.
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Destroying Worn-Out Cells Makes Mice Live Longer

Destroying Worn-Out Cells Makes Mice Live Longer | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Experiment confirms that targeting senescent cells could treat age-related diseases
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Most animals don't have grandmas. But elephants do. And what Granny does is awesome.

Most animals don't have grandmas. But elephants do. And what Granny does is awesome. | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
A new study scrutinized over 800 elephants and 40 years of data. What the researchers found surprised them.
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Zika outbreak 'could infect hundreds of thousands of people in Spain'

Zika outbreak 'could infect hundreds of thousands of people in Spain' | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Scientists are concerned that the tiger mosquito, which is rife in Spain,
could infect hundreds of thousands of people with the Zika virus
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We Now Can Download Dead People’s Personalities To A Robot

We Now Can Download Dead People’s Personalities To A Robot | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Google has patented a system that allows robots to download personalities, including those of the dead, online.
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19 Things Every Academic Will Immediately Relate To

19 Things Every Academic Will Immediately Relate To | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
With great academic power comes a surprisingly limited amount of academic responsibility. Via Sh*t Academics Say...
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Powerful Black and White Photos of Hong Kong in the 1950's and '60s

Powerful Black and White Photos of Hong Kong in the 1950's and '60s | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
From a very young age, self-taught Chinese photographer Fan Ho began documenting the world around him. In this collection of work, titled Hong Kong Y…
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Spotlight: How Khan Academy is Transforming Education

Spotlight: How Khan Academy is Transforming Education | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
In mathematical language, a transformation changes a form without changing its value. If that doesn’t mean much to you, let Sal explain it to you …
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167. GEORGE MALLORY: Because it’s there

167. GEORGE MALLORY: Because it’s there | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
RELATED COMICS: Into the Wild. An Educational Journey. No Regrets. The Man in the Arena. George Mallory (1886-1924) was an English mountaineer and could possibly have been the first man to reach th…
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PHD Comics: How To Write An E-mail To Your Instructor Or Teaching Assistant

PHD Comics: How To Write An E-mail To Your Instructor Or Teaching Assistant | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Link to Piled Higher and Deeper
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An Assortment of Anatomy

A mixture of some of the many techniques I employ in creating my work, a sample platter shall we say of my body paintings, watercolors, and digital works. ENJOY!Danny
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ALZHEIMERS/DEMENTIA DEATH RATE BY COUNTRY

ALZHEIMERS/DEMENTIA DEATH RATE BY COUNTRY | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Interactive Charts and Maps that Rank Alzheimers/dementia as a Cause of Death for every country in the World.
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This MIT Professor is Starting a Radical University With No Lectures or Majors

This MIT Professor is Starting a Radical University With No Lectures or Majors | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The new school would blur the line between grad and undergrad.
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Germany's Fusion Reactor Creates Hydrogen Plasma In World First

Germany's Fusion Reactor Creates Hydrogen Plasma In World First | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute in Germany have successfully conducted a revolutionary nuclear fusion experiment. Using their experimental reactor, the Wendelstein 7-X (W7X) stellarator, they have managed to sustain a hydrogen plasma – a key step on the path to creating workable nuclear fusion. The German chancellor Angela Merkel, who herself has a doctorate in physics, switched on the device at 2:35 p.m. GMT (9:35 a.m. EST).
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