Sick of your boring old natural human skin? Well now you don’t have to have that stupid biological stuff anymore because researchers from RIKEN University and Tokyo University in Japan just announced that they have created the first lab-grown skin that has hair follicles and sweat glands.
Biologist at RIKEN in Tokyo, Takashi… READ MORE »
Thank goodness we have science to tell us when people are rude. READ MORE »
If science says it’s true, then certainly, it must be, right? READ MORE »
I used to have a lot of friends. In fact, one of my friends recently commented on how easy it is for me to make friends. This may have been true once, but I’m not so sure of my friend-making abilities these days.
I’m not very confident in my friend-keeping abilities. If you… READ MORE »
Much of the focus with Nadine’s development is that she be an emotionally intelligent robot, well-versed in the ability to simulate humanness through story telling, laughter, game playing and listening. READ MORE »
People are not please with EDF, an energy company in the UK, after they awarded a 13-year-old boy with first place in technology competition marketed for young girls. The Pretty Curious program was originally meant to attract teenage girls to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and still currently has this branding.
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Do you hate football and its alternative, total cuteness? Do you prefer aquatic boredom?
Well then the Fish Bowl is the correct viewing alternative for you.
Nat Geo’s brilliant program has actually been airing since 2014.
Here is a preview its genius:
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We all know that movies are meant for entertainment and that romantic comedies are not real life. Yet every so often we also insanely entertain the idea lying to your best friend of the opposite sex for several years, in the hopes of tricking them into loving you. Or was that just my move?
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Scientists have been trying to figure out for some time why certain dinosaurs like the triceratops were decorated with horns and frills, while others were not. However, new research from the journal Palaeontologia Electronica suggests that these characteristics may have been a result of “socio-sexual signaling.”
In other words, they put the horns in horny.
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In a comprehensive study that looked at sleep patterns and disturbances in America, it was revealed that while a high number of 51 percent of men suffer from weekly insomnia, women top out those numbers at a depressing 57 percent. READ MORE »
Sometimes the most obvious lesson is the hardest to learn. READ MORE »
There’s no other time like the holidays to examine your life and how lucky you are to be surrounded by friends and family. While you’re at it, you might as well take a look at your relationship with your significant other and see just what makes you click. We’re not suggesting… READ MORE »
They may not have sorted out how Santa’s reindeer can fly, but scientists say there is an optical explanation for just how beneficial it is that Rudolph’s nose burns red and bright. Reporting in the journal Frontiers for Young Minds, a Dartmouth anthropology professor says that Arctic reindeer are (at least among mammals) uniquely qualified… READ MORE »
The combination of the favorite Uncle of Science and a rich a silly band of emojis makes hearing about REM sleep cycles not only compelling, but pure delight. READ MORE »
Behold the Frankenflower!
Researchers in Linköping University in Sweden have created the world’s first electronic cyborg plant.
What the hell is this you ask? Well, it’s basically making plant-based fuel cells that convert its photosynthetic sugars into electricity.
It’s not as terrifying as it sounds, but it IS complex. READ MORE »
Earlier this year, Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt and Biochemist at the University College London found himself with a bit of a PR problem when he tried to analyze the gender gap in science. According to Hunt, the real issue was that women were just too damn sexy for the white coats. While men in… READ MORE »