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Like-A-Hug? The Facebook vest that gives you a hug from your friends

Like-A-Hug? The Facebook vest that gives you a hug from your friends | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
Oliver Wainwright: MIT students have designed a 'wearable social media vest' that translates every virtual Facebook 'like' into a real hug...
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NASA Starts Work on Real Life Star Trek Warp Drive

"Perhaps a Star Trek experience within our lifetime is not such a remote possibility." These are the words of Dr. Harold "Sonny" White, the Advanced Propulsion Theme Lead for the NASA Engineering Directorate.
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What Fake Science Can Teach Us About Real Books

What Fake Science Can Teach Us About Real Books | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
Inspired by Edwards' popular Tumblr, Fake Science, his recent book Fake Science 101 follows in the ever-growing trend of parodies and blogs-to-books. "Science is the beginning of a conversation," he writes.
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Possible Breakthrough in Math’s ABC Conjecture

Possible Breakthrough in Math’s ABC Conjecture | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
A Japanese mathematician has released 500 pages of work on a problem known as the abc conjecture. Other mathematicians are excited, but bewildered by the proof.
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Talking plants | COSMOS magazine

Talking plants | COSMOS magazine | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it

Plants may be able to respond to sounds and even make clicking noises to communicate with each other, according to new research.

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New planet may contain water (ScienceAlert)

New planet may contain water (ScienceAlert) | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
A new planet that lies 22 light years away from Earth and has the potential to host liquid water has been found by astronomers.
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Dwarf Galaxy Found Secretly Feasting on Smaller Dwarf

Dwarf Galaxy Found Secretly Feasting on Smaller Dwarf | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
For the first time, astronomers have captured highly detailed pictures of a dwarf galaxy consuming a smaller companion, a new study says.
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The Virus Station: A Field Lab for Finding a Deadly Disease | Popular Science

The Virus Station: A Field Lab for Finding a Deadly Disease | Popular Science | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
To catch a fast-acting virus, response teams have to be faster (The Virus Station: A Field Lab for Finding a Deadly Disease http://t.co/eajSWT8m...)...
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Animals’ secret language found (ScienceAlert)

Animals’ secret language found (ScienceAlert) | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
The colour blind cuttlefish use polarisation – a type of light unseen by humans – to communicate, new research shows.
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Surviving the zombie apocalypse: the DayZ experiment (ScienceAlert)

Surviving the zombie apocalypse: the DayZ experiment (ScienceAlert) | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
How would we react if there really was a zombie apocalypse? A new game aims to find out, writes Mike Pottenger.
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Using the Body to Incubate Replacement Organs

Using the Body to Incubate Replacement Organs | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
A surgeon is working on a different method of organ regeneration, so far only in animals — using another part of the body to nourish the replacement as it grows and is ready for transplanting.
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DNA can reveal what a suspect looks like

DNA can reveal what a suspect looks like | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
Detectives tracking murderers , rapists and other criminals may be able to reconstruct their faces from a speck of blood left at the crime scene. The significant advance in forensic investigation...
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Turbo boost for solar cells (ScienceAlert)

Turbo boost for solar cells (ScienceAlert) | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
A new technology can convert unused energy in solar cells into electricity, boosting the cells’ efficiency to 40 per cent.
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Rat thought extinct found in Philippines

Rat thought extinct found in Philippines | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
A species of rat living on one tiny Philippine island and thought extinct has been rediscovered after a search that lasted more than 20 years, scientists say.
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The art of seduction (ScienceAlert)

The art of seduction (ScienceAlert) | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
When it comes to dishing up drama and romance, gossip magazines have nothing on fiddler crabs. Tegan Dolstra reports.
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Jilted fruit flies turn to alcohol › News in Science (ABC Science)

Jilted fruit flies turn to alcohol › News in Science (ABC Science) | Wonders in Science | Scoop.it
Frustrated male fruit flies, whose sexual advances are rejected by females, turn to alcohol to drown their sorrows.
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Piliin Mo Ang Pilipinas feat. El Gamma Penumbra

Choose Philippines collaborated with PGT Finalist and web sensation El Gamma Penumbra to give you a new version of their music video. Using the song Piliin m...
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