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Nature by Numbers

A movie inspired on numbers, geometry and nature, by Cristóbal 

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Scientists find elephants ‘sing like humans’ – but at a frequency so low we can’t hear them

Scientists find elephants ‘sing like humans’ – but at a frequency so low we can’t hear them | Interesting science | Scoop.it

It may not seem like elephants and Barry White would have much in common. But it appears that both use bass singing to set the mood. Researchers have found that elephants use an ultrasound rumble


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Agro News: Gene-swapping vaccines spawn lethal poultry virus - experts

Agro News: Gene-swapping vaccines spawn lethal poultry virus - experts | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Three vaccines used to prevent respiratory disease in chickens have swapped genes, producing two lethal new strains that have killed tens of thousands of fowl across two states in Australia, scientists reported...
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'Britain's Atlantis' found at bottom of North sea - a huge undersea kingdom swallowed by the sea in 6500BC

'Britain's Atlantis' found at bottom of North sea - a huge undersea kingdom swallowed by the sea in 6500BC | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Divers from oil companies have found remains of a 'drowned world' with a population of tens of thousands - which linked Britain to the continent and might once have been the 'real heartland' of Europe.
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ART IS THE LIE THAT REVEALS THE TRUTH

The metapattern of Inception- it's about movies, which are mind-manifesting, psychedelic monomyths that spillover into the real It has been written in some circles that Christopher Nolan's INCEPTION is a metaphor for what all good films do: They create…...
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Revolution In The Solar Industry

Revolution In The  Solar Industry | Interesting science | Scoop.it
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Fish ‘Smell’ Danger, and Perhaps We Do Too

Fish ‘Smell’ Danger, and Perhaps We Do Too | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Researchers may have solved a piece of the puzzle surrounding how fish “smell” harm.

 

When one fish is injured, others nearby may dart, freeze, huddle, swim to the bottom or leap from the water. The other fish know that their school mate has been harmed. But how?


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Try to get through this video on the science of yawning without yawning

Try to get through this video on the science of yawning without yawning | Interesting science | Scoop.it

This video, by vsauce, not only explains why yawning is contagious, but also lays out the physiology of yawning, reveals that you're less likely to yawn when your brain is cool, and gives us some delightful clips of parakeets yawning.


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Do Tarantulas Shoot Spidey Silk? Scientists Debate

Do Tarantulas Shoot Spidey Silk? Scientists Debate | Interesting science | Scoop.it
A new study may take away one tarantula's superhero powers.
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New finding may hold key to Gaia hypothesis

New finding may hold key to Gaia hypothesis | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Is Earth really a sort of giant living organism as the Gaia hypothesis predicts? A new discovery made at the University of Maryland may provide a key to answering this question.

 

GAIA: http://www.scoop.it/t/science-news?tag=gaia

 


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Increasing predator-friendly land can help farmers reduce costs

Increasing predator-friendly land can help farmers reduce costs | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Having natural habitat in farming areas that supports ladybugs could help increase their abundance in crops where they control pests and help farmers reduce their costs, says a new study.
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One.Million.Heads.One.Beautiful.Mind

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Snails have homing instinct, amateur scientist discovers - Telegraph

Snails have homing instinct, amateur scientist discovers - Telegraph | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Gardeners have been advised to dump unwanted snails more than 300ft away from their plants after an amateur scientist discovered the creatures have a homing instinct.
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A Video Illusion: Can You Spot the Change?

A Video Illusion: Can You Spot the Change? | Interesting science | Scoop.it
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Old Termites Blow Themselves Up to Protect the Nest - ScienceNOW

Old Termites Blow Themselves Up to Protect the Nest - ScienceNOW | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Old Termites Blow Themselves Up to Protect the Nest - ScienceNOW...
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Human genes engineered into experimental GMO rice being grown in Kansas

Human genes engineered into experimental GMO rice being grown in Kansas | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Human genes engineered into experimental GMO rice being grown in Kansas...
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Blood-sucking mite turns benign bee virus into colony killer - Technology & Science - CBC News

Blood-sucking mite turns benign bee virus into colony killer - Technology & Science - CBC News | Interesting science | Scoop.it
The aptly named Varroa destructor has been wreaking havoc on bee colonies around the world for several decades, but it's only now that scientists are coming to understand just why this mite's bite is so lethal.
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Questions No One Knows the Answers to (Full Version)

In the first of a new TED-Ed series designed to catalyze curiosity, TED Curator Chris Anderson shares his boyhood obsession with quirky questions

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Earth’s Core: The Enigma 1,800 Miles Below Us

Earth’s Core: The Enigma 1,800 Miles Below Us | Interesting science | Scoop.it
New research suggests the existing models of Earth’s core may not explain its complexities.

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Trees linked to less crime, research finds

Trees linked to less crime, research finds | Interesting science | Scoop.it

Researchers have found that leafier places in Baltimore tend to have lower crime rates than those with few or no trees.

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Who Arrived in the Americas First?

Who Arrived in the Americas First? | Interesting science | Scoop.it
New discoveries are upending the old theory of how the continent was settled.

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Most Dinosaur Bones Discovered are Radioactive | TruthTheory

Most Dinosaur Bones Discovered are Radioactive | TruthTheory | Interesting science | Scoop.it
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Amazing Singing Plants Phenomenon | in5d.com

Amazing Singing Plants Phenomenon | in5d.com | Interesting science | Scoop.it
Plants are very much alive. Not only do they dislike human noise but they also posses the capacity to learn and communicate.Perhaps even more astonishing is that plants can also make music. Have you ever heard the incredible music of the plants?
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Quantum Object Teleported 100 Kilometers by Chinese Scientists

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Quantum Object Teleported 100 Kilometers by Chinese Scientists...

 

"Though quantum teleportation has existed for well over 10 years, it has never actually happened at a distance that would be of any use to people in the real world. But for the first time, Chinese researchers were able to teleport a quantum object nearly 100 kilometers, ramping up the real world applications for the idea."


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Modern day telepathy? Scientists develop method for reconstructing thoughts

Modern day telepathy? Scientists develop method for reconstructing thoughts | Interesting science | Scoop.it
A group of neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, reported they may have come up with a scientific way to read people’s minds.

 


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