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Scientists have “unexpectedly” found a vaccine that completely blocks HIV infection in monkeys (Science Alert)

Scientists have “unexpectedly” found a vaccine that completely blocks HIV infection in monkeys (Science Alert) | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
Human trials of the surprisingly simple vaccine are now planned.
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Schulz: The 5 Best Punctuation Marks in Literature

Schulz: The 5 Best Punctuation Marks in Literature | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
George Eliot’s em-dash — plus, T.S. Eliot’s ellipses ... (not to mention Vladimir Nabokov’s parentheses).
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Regenerating Plastic Oozes Clot-Like Goo | I Fucking Love Science

Regenerating Plastic Oozes Clot-Like Goo | I Fucking Love Science | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
Plastics capable of regeneration have been announced in Science. Although plastics capable of filling microscopic holes already exist, the new product restores holes a hundred times the size that has been achieved previously.. As demonstrated in this video holes the size of bullets, because the are caused by bullets, can be filled in as though they were never there.
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Virginia Tech scientist proposes revolutionary naming system for all life on Earth

Virginia Tech scientist proposes revolutionary naming system for all life on Earth | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
A new naming structure moves beyond the Linnaeus system to one based on the genetic sequence of each individual organism.
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Arizona lawmakers pass controversial anti-gay bill

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Arizona's Legislature has passed a controversial bill that would allow business owners, as long as they assert their religious beliefs, to deny service to gays.
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The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011

The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011 | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
What it means to be human, how pronouns are secretly shaping our lives, and why we believe.

After the year's best children's books, art a
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YouTube Is About To Delete Independent Artists From Its Site

YouTube Is About To Delete Independent Artists From Its Site | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
In only "a matter of days," some of your favorite videos on YouTube could be gone, possibly for good. YouTube is preparing to radically change the site, adding a subscription service that is intended to help them compete in the streaming music industry. The Google-owned video site has already signed new [...]
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What it's like to own a Tesla Model S - A cartoonist's review of his magical space car - The Oatmeal

What it's like to own a Tesla Model S - A cartoonist's review of his magical space car - The Oatmeal | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
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Gunshot victims to be suspended between life and death - health - 26 March 2014 - New Scientist

Gunshot victims to be suspended between life and death - health - 26 March 2014 - New Scientist | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
Doctors will try to save the lives of 10 patients with knife or gunshot wounds by placing them in suspended animation, buying time to fix their injuries
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With Only $93 Billion in Profits, the Big Five Oil Companies Demand to Keep Tax Breaks

With Only $93 Billion in Profits, the Big Five Oil Companies Demand to Keep Tax Breaks | This is interesting. | Scoop.it
With increased production costs but decreased profits in 2013, Big Oil companies are fighting to protect their tax breaks and lift the crude oil export ban instead of looking for more-sustainable energy solutions.
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Prostate Cancer Risk Predicted by DNA

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Men with a lifelong risk of prostate cancer may be able to get a heads-up thanks to new advances in gene sequencing technologies, according to new research out from the Institute of Cancer Research in the U.K.
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Can Silence Actually Drive You Crazy? - YouTube

*Watch with headphones on! Check out Audible: http://bit.ly/AudibleVe Is 45 minutes really the longest anyone can stay in a perfectly silent, pitch-black roo...
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