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Stick insects DO NOT actually stick to surfaces, say scientists ...

Stick insects DO NOT actually stick to surfaces, say scientists ... | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
PhD student David Labonte, who led the research, said: "Nature teaches us that good design means we can combine the properties of hard and soft materials, making elemental forces like friction go a very long way with just a ...
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#Scientists Discover How to Create Matter from Pure Light: #Science Fiction Turns into Fact

#Scientists Discover How to Create Matter from Pure Light: #Science Fiction Turns into Fact | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Creating matter from light? It sounds like something out of science fiction, right? Well scientists have managed to take something that seems improbable and devise an experiment to make it possible.
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#FF Solving the Riddles of an Early Astronomical Calculator #Antikythera #science

#FF Solving the Riddles of an Early Astronomical Calculator #Antikythera #science | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it

More than 100 years after it was found, and more than 2,000 years after it was believed to have been built, the Antikythera Mechanism continues to raise questions and provide answers.

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#FF #DNA survives critical entry into Earth's atmosphere #science

#FF #DNA survives critical entry into Earth's atmosphere #science | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
The genetic material DNA can survive a flight through space and re-entry into Earth's atmosphere -- and still pass on genetic information. Scientists obtained these astonishing results during an experiment on the TEXUS-49 research rocket mission.
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#Gravity map traces #ocean circulation #science

#Gravity map traces #ocean circulation #science | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Scientists use gravity data to produce what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.
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'Pain in a dish': #Scientists create living model of human nerve cells #science

'Pain in a dish': #Scientists create living model of human nerve cells #science | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Scientists have created a miniature model of human pain in the form of nerve cells growing in a laboratory dish that respond to the discomfort of hot chillies and other kinds of physical distress.
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♥ princess leia ♥'s curator insight, Today, 11:23 AM

Nerve cells .... Do people ever really think of that? I can actually feel nine going nuts. I have learned to control it. 

 

When you repeatedly deal with stress in your life your nerve cells go nuts

 

  

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25 Incredible Facts About The Great #Pyramid of #Giza

25 Incredible Facts About The Great #Pyramid of #Giza | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
The Great Pyramid of Giza is a true masterpiece and has rightly earned the title of a “Wonder”. It was built with such precision that our current technology cannot replicate it.
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Study: #Cellphone Use ‘Triples Brain Tumor Rates’ #iPhone #smartphones #tech #health

Study: #Cellphone Use ‘Triples Brain Tumor Rates’ #iPhone #smartphones #tech #health | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered how a cell phone might affect your brain? When you think about it, the use of cell phones is massively experimental, as we had no idea what kind of negative effects they might have on people when they were first introduced.
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‘Mass #Extinction’ vivifies the #science of die-offs | Science News

‘Mass #Extinction’ vivifies the #science of die-offs | Science News | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
The dinosaurs were killed off some 65 million years ago after a colossal asteroid struck Earth. But what many people probably don’t know is how paleontologists came to that conclusion. "Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink" tells that story.

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#GMO Genetically Modified Bulls: #Science Breakthrough or Horror Show? #health #food

#GMO Genetically Modified Bulls: #Science Breakthrough or Horror Show? #health #food | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Modern science has given us another disturbing gift in the form of “selected breeding,” the process which turned this Belgian Blue bull into a hulking mass of muscle.
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Communicating Across the Cosmos, Part 2: Petabytes from the Stars? - #Universe Today #science

Communicating Across the Cosmos, Part 2: Petabytes from the Stars? - #Universe Today #science | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Since it was founded in 1984, the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute in Mountain View, California, has been a principal American ven
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The #Science of How To Practice a Skill Effectively Practice makes perfect

The #Science of How To Practice a Skill Effectively Practice makes perfect | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Do a little research and you'll discover that a big fat "if" has been placed out in front of the old adage "practice makes perfect." Practice makes perfe

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Jean Luc lebrun's curator insight, November 21, 11:02 PM

These research results fly in the face of other "wise" advice for presenters: "Do not over rehearse... you won't be spontaneous any more". The way I see it,  what is gained by over rehearsing is the ability to spend more time focussing on the audience and less on the content. A win win for all.

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Carl Jung Depth #Psychology: Carl #Jung on #Religion, #Science and #Belief

Carl Jung Depth #Psychology: Carl #Jung on #Religion, #Science and #Belief | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it

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Lost #languages leave traces on the #brain #science #Lichtmakers

Lost #languages leave traces on the #brain #science #Lichtmakers | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Babies' brains adjust to listening to a language, even if they never learn it.
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#FF Unsichtbarer Schutzschild um die Erde entdeckt #science #wissenschaft

#FF Unsichtbarer Schutzschild um die Erde entdeckt #science #wissenschaft | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Weltraum-Forscher haben eine unsichtbare Schutzhülle um die Erde entdeckt. Diese halte schädliche „Killer-Elektronen“ davon ab, in die Erdatmosphäre einzudringen.
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Father of #ADHD Admits in Deathbed Interview “it’s a Fictitious Disease” #FF

Father of #ADHD Admits in Deathbed Interview “it’s a Fictitious Disease” #FF | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
“ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease.” These were the words of Leon Eisenberg, the “scientific father of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder),” in his last interview before his death.
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♥ princess leia ♥'s curator insight, Today, 11:19 AM

Haha. They just come up with new words for different generations.  Seriously. 

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The 10 moments that changed #science and engineering: in pictures - Telegraph

The 10 moments that changed #science and engineering: in pictures - Telegraph | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Original diagrams and notes of some of the most significant breakthrough moments in science, engineering and technology have been collected for an exhibition
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Complex life may be possible in only 10% of all galaxies #astronomy #science

Complex life may be possible in only 10% of all galaxies #astronomy #science | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Radiation from gamma ray bursts may render the rest uninhabitable

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Jeff Morris's curator insight, November 26, 12:08 PM

10% of 100 billion still leaves 10 billion! That's 10,000,000,000!

♥ princess leia ♥'s curator insight, Today, 11:20 AM

And a galaxy far faraway

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#Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement in #Greece

#Archaeologists have discovered an  ancient settlement in #Greece | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient settlement lying beneath the Aegean Sea, just off the coast of the Greek island of Delos.
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Mysterious #glowworm found in Peruvian rainforest #Peru #biology

Mysterious #glowworm found in Peruvian rainforest #Peru #biology | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Wildlife photographer Jeff Cremer has discovered what appears to be a new type of bioluminescent larvae.

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This #Fungus Is Known As “The #Mushroom Of Immortality” & “The King Of All #Herbs” #Chaga

This #Fungus Is Known As “The #Mushroom Of Immortality” & “The King Of All #Herbs” #Chaga | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
By: Collective Evolution. Chaga is a non-toxic fungal parasite that grows on birch trees (as well as a few other types) in Northern climates.
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Hunt for extraterrestrial life gets massive methane boost. #science #astronomy

Hunt for extraterrestrial life gets massive methane boost. #science #astronomy | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
A powerful new model to detect life on planets outside of our solar system, more accurately than ever before, has been developed by UCL researchers.
The new model focuses on methane, the simplest...
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The 23 Best #Science Fiction #Books by Female Authors - The Best Sci Fi Books

The 23 Best #Science Fiction #Books by Female Authors - The Best Sci Fi Books | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
It wasn't until the 1960s that a large influx of female authors appeared on the science fiction scene.

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Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, November 22, 11:40 PM

And they used to say ladies can't write science fiction!

Urban Book Editor's curator insight, November 23, 12:47 AM

Just bought Midnight Robber. I can't wait to get started on it.

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#Ayurveda gets a boost in #India, but export hurdles remain - The Dollar Business

#Ayurveda gets a boost in #India, but export hurdles remain - The Dollar Business | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
The new government plans to identify new markets and promote Ayurvedic medicines globally, but can it address the real problem of regulatory bottlenecks
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Monterey researchers take first-ever known #video of mysterious black #seadevil #science

Monterey researchers take first-ever known #video of mysterious black #seadevil #science | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
A research team conducting a dive in Monterey Bay off the coast of California have captured first-ever video of a rarely-seen denizen of the deep called the black seadevil.
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First look at #nuclear fuel in a #meltdown #SCIENCE #tech

First look at #nuclear fuel in a #meltdown #SCIENCE #tech | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
Scientists have managed to take their first close-up look at what happens to nuclear fuel when it becomes molten, as it would in a nuclear reactor meltdown.

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The top 20 catchiest #songs of all time, according to #science #WTF #music Really?

The top 20 catchiest #songs of all time, according to #science #WTF #music Really? | Limitless learning Universe | Scoop.it
A year-long survey by the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has revealed the top 10 most persistent earworms -- with the Spice Girls topping the list.
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