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World's smallest 3D printing pen draws structures in thin air

World's smallest 3D printing pen draws structures in thin air | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
As the 3D printing industry booms, a new, pint-sized contender has muscled its way into the market. Meet Lix, the world’s smallest 3D printing pen...
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Was Freud right about dreams all along?

Was Freud right about dreams all along? | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Gritty, emotional, smelly and dirty: new evidence supports Freud’s long-debunked theory that sex fuels our dreams
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Research says spacetime might be a 'liquid superfluid'

Research says spacetime might be a 'liquid superfluid' | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
New research suggest spacetime might be a time of ultra-cool fluid. Known as a superfluid, this phase of matter possess unusual qualities.
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Award-Winning Videos Bring the Microscopic World to Life

Award-Winning Videos Bring the Microscopic World to Life | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The winners of Nikon’s Small World in Motion competition include videos of a microscopic quail embryo, zebrafish heart, and a living cell's mitochondria.
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Spiders in space weave a web of scientific inspiration for Spider-Man fans

Spiders in space weave a web of scientific inspiration for Spider-Man fans | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
While spiders were busy spinning webs in space, researchers on Earth weaved their knowledge of this activity into educational materials to inspire and motivate students. Now, this free, Web-based ...
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Water-repelling concrete could last a lifetime

Water-repelling concrete could last a lifetime | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
A new concrete that repels water could be close to maintenance-free.
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Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life

Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star. The so-called 'Earth cousin' just might have liquid water and the right conditions to support life.
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Nanodot-based smartphone battery that recharges in 30 seconds

Nanodot-based smartphone battery that recharges in 30 seconds | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Today at Microsoft’s Think Next symposium in Tel Aviv, Israeli startup StoreDot has demonstrated the prototype of a nanodot-based smartphone battery it clai...
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New dwarf planet VP113 is most distant in solar system

New dwarf planet VP113 is most distant in solar system | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Astronomers have discovered a new pink dwarf planet that has the most distant orbit in our solar system.
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Two Rings To Rule Them All: Amazing Space Discovery

Two Rings To Rule Them All: Amazing Space Discovery | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

We now know what the famous announcement by the European Southern Observatory is. They found an asteroid with ring! Two of them! …the remote asteroid Chariklo is surrounded by two dense and narrow rings. Telescopes at seven locations in South America, including the 1.54-metre Danish and TRAPPIST telescopes at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile…

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Scientists Unveil New 'Atlas' for Navigating Human Genome - NBC News

Scientists Unveil New 'Atlas' for Navigating Human Genome - NBC News | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
LONDON — Scientists have built the clearest picture yet of how human genes are regulated in the vast array of cell types in the body — work that should help ...
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Coincidences Reflect a Rational Mind

Coincidences Reflect a Rational Mind | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
While we can all agree coincidences have fascinated scholars and lay people alike, what they mean divides us into one of two camps: skeptics or believers. ...
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Freaky Physics: Why the Discovery of Gravitational Waves Should Blow Your Mind

Freaky Physics: Why the Discovery of Gravitational Waves Should Blow Your Mind | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The find suggests that space-time really did expand at many times the speed of light in the first few tiny fractions of a second after the Big Bang, as predicted by the theory of cosmic inflation, researchers say.
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From Buzz Lightyear to Tron, this is NASA's new prototype spacesuit

From Buzz Lightyear to Tron, this is NASA's new prototype spacesuit | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The Hunchback of Alpha Centauri... Daft Punk's bodyguard... Tron... a Krogan disco... an acid-trip sequel to Prometheus... if Buzz Lightyear was attacked by a neon symbiote... the future.

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Nissan develops first 'self-cleaning' car prototype (w/ Video)

Nissan develops first 'self-cleaning' car prototype (w/ Video) | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Washing a car can be a chore – and a costly one at that. In response, Nissan in Europe has begun tests on innovative paint technology that repels mud, rain and everyday dirt, meaning drivers may never have to clean their car again.
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World's smallest magazine cover measures 11 x 14 micrometers (w/ Video)

World's smallest magazine cover measures 11 x 14 micrometers (w/ Video) | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
To create more energy-efficient clouds and crunch Big Data faster, we need a new generation of technologies including novel transistors. But before we can put these future technologies into mass production, we need new techniques for prototyping below 30 nanometers—the size where prototyping becomes ...
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Heaven for Real? PET Scans Offer Clues

Heaven for Real? PET Scans Offer Clues | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The new film "Heaven is for Real" relates a young boy's visit to heaven, though recent brain imaging research suggests a different explanation. Continue reading →
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Meaningful Activities Protect the Brain From Depression

Meaningful Activities Protect the Brain From Depression | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
A new study of adolescents found that those who derive joy from selfless deeds were less likely to be depressed over time.
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Researchers discover technique to dealing with bad memories

Researchers discover technique to dealing with bad memories | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
American psychologists find that focussing on the contextual elements of a bad memory helps to reduce the pain caused by it
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What is philosophy of science (and should scientists care)?

What is philosophy of science (and should scientists care)? | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Just about 20 years ago, I abandoned a career as a physical chemist to become a philosopher of science. For most of those 20 years, ...
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Device is a smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop and smart TV in one

Device is a smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop and smart TV in one | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Seed is a set of mobile and computer products that use the processing power and data of a single docked smartphone.
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Scientists film inside a flying insect

Scientists film inside a flying insect | Skylarkers | Scoop.it

Scientists from the UK and Switzerland have used very intense X-rays to film inside an insect's body as it flies.

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Crows 'clever' as human seven-year-old

Crows 'clever' as human seven-year-old | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
A species of crow can solve a problem based on an Aesop's fable as well as an average seven-year-old, a new study shows.
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Why Do We Yawn? - YouTube

What makes yawning so contagious? Watch the 'Yawn-O-Meter': http://bit.ly/1qwFDrx SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz an...
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The Mystery of the Sea Unicorn

The Mystery of the Sea Unicorn | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
In 1577, the English explorer Martin Frobisher led an expedition of 150 men to the northern reaches of Canada, in search of a passage to India and a fortune in gold. As they surveyed the islands ne...
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