Category Archives: science and technology

Progress in World’s Longest Experiment [Video]

Drop of pitch falls after 13 years of waiting ‘After a wait of more than 13 years, the ninth drop of pitch collided ever so slowly with the eighth drop in the bottom of the beaker. ‘The experiment was set … Continue reading

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Americans Nervous of Futuristic Science, Tech

‘Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted with some advances that already appear possible — from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab — they get … Continue reading

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Who Really Invented the Internet?

See if you can conclude who really did that after reading this ‘Let’s try and get some facts straight. ‘There’s the internet. The whole bunch of computer networks connected to each other. And then there’s the World Wide Web. A … Continue reading

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The Remarkable Self-Organization of Ants

Bridge made with their own bodies They have only a few simple rules for building complex structures ‘…The researchers discovered three main rules: The ants picked up grains at a constant rate, approximately 2 grains per minute; they preferred to … Continue reading

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A Giant Leap to Reverting to Youth

Scientists at Edinburgh University have successfully persuaded an organ to regenerate inside an animal ‘…We demonstrate that the regenerated organ closely resembles the juvenile thymus in terms of architecture and gene expression profile, and further show that this FOXN1-mediated regeneration … Continue reading

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