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A Software That Creates And Tells ‘Dirty’ Jokes
A Software That Creates And Tells ‘Dirty’ Jokes
That's what she said: Software that tells dirty jokes



Double entendres have been making us laugh since the days of Chaucer and Shakespeare, but up until now computers weren't in on the joke. Chloé Kiddon and
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   627   8 years ago
Stem Cells
Stem Cells
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   483   8 years ago
Innate ‘Sense Of Justice’ Neural Circuitry Built Into The Brain
Innate ‘Sense Of Justice’ Neural Circuitry Built Into The Brain
A new study from the Karolinska Institute and Stockholm School of Economics shows that the brain has built-in mechanisms that trigger an automatic reaction to someone who refuses to share. In the study publishing next week in the online open access journal PLoS Biology, the subjects' sense of justice was challenged in a two-player monetary fairness gam
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   819   8 years ago
The Brain’s Convincing Illusion Of The SELF
The Brain’s Convincing Illusion Of The SELF


Brain, bodily awareness, and the emergence of a conscious self: these entities and their relations are explored by Germanphilosopher and cognitive scientist Metzinger. Extensively working with neuroscientists he has come to the conclusion that, in fact, the
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   809   8 years ago
War Robots – Can They End Up Evolving Into “Terminators” ?
War Robots – Can They End Up Evolving Into “Terminators” ?
It is estimated that the work of one in fifty US soldiers is now being done by a robot. As the use of technology in war grows, this report goes in search of the truth about the military's newest recruits.

The iRobot Development Laboratory in Boston, Massachusetts, may look like a scene from a science fiction film but this "hall of cool stuf
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   570   8 years ago
Bioprinting Organs And Body’s External Appearance
Bioprinting Organs And Body’s External Appearance


Bioprinting uses a 3D printing process to create synthetic human tissue. One day it could therefore be used to print replacement human organs. This video by Christopher Barnatt explores future medical and cosmetic bioprinting applications.
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   1086   8 years ago
A Two-ways COMMUNICATION Device Was Developed To Communicate With DOLPHINS
A Two-ways COMMUNICATION Device Was Developed To Communicate With DOLPHINS
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A DIVER carrying a computer that tries to recognise dolphin sounds and generate responses in real time will soon attempt to communicate with wild dolphins off the coast of Florida. If the bid is successful, it will be a big step towards two-way communication betwe
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   826   8 years ago
INSECT REPELLENT Thousands Of Times More Powerful Discovered !!!
INSECT REPELLENT Thousands Of Times More Powerful Discovered !!!
Imagine an insect repellant that not only is thousands of times more effective than DEET – the active ingredient in most commercial mosquito repellants – but also works against all types of insects, including flies, moths and ants.

That possibility has been created by the discovery of a new class of insect repellant made in the laboratory of
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   646   8 years ago
Scientists Have Identified What May Be The "MISSING LINK"
Scientists Have Identified What May Be The "MISSING LINK"
'Missing link' fungi found in Devon pond



Missing link: Two cells of the most primitive fungal group ever discovered

Scientists have identified what may be the "missing link" connecting fungi to plants, animals and b
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   537   8 years ago
Substances Produced By Our Body ( Endocannabinoids ), Similar To Those Found In
Substances Produced By Our Body ( Endocannabinoids ), Similar To Those Found In
There is no longer any doubt that dietary restriction (DR) extends lifespan. Many studies have shown that limiting nutrient intake extends lifespan in yeast, worms, flies and as well as postponing age-related diseases in mice. However, scientists are still puzzling over the exact mechanism of DR, convinced its secrets are the key to new therapies for diseases
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   785   8 years ago
The Mechanism By Which SLEEP DEPRIVATION Causes MEMORY IMPAIRMENT Was Identified
The Mechanism By Which SLEEP DEPRIVATION Causes MEMORY IMPAIRMENT Was Identified
From high-school students to surgeons, anyone who has pulled an all-nighter knows there is a price to be paid the next day: trouble focusing, a fuzzy memory and other cognitive impairments.  Now, researchers at Penn have found the part of the brain and the neurochemical basis for sleep deprivation’s effects on memory.

Ted Abel, a profess
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   960   8 years ago
Aside Genetic Differences, An Addition Source Of HUMAN DIVERSITY Was Discovered
Aside Genetic Differences, An Addition Source Of HUMAN DIVERSITY Was Discovered
New level of genetic diversity in human RNA sequences uncovered

A detailed comparison of DNA and RNA in human cells has uncovered a surprising number of cases where the corresponding sequences are not, as has long been assumed, identical. The RNA-DNA differences generate proteins that do not precisely match the genes that encode them.
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   592   8 years ago
Studying And Controlling Neural Circuitries By Projecting LIGHT On Genetically
Studying And Controlling Neural Circuitries By Projecting LIGHT On Genetically
This animation illustrates optogenetics -- a radical new technology for controlling brain activity with light. Ed Boyden (http://mcgovern.mit.edu/principal-investigators/ed-boyden), the co-inventor of this technology, is a professor at the MIT Media Lab and at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, where he con
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   528   8 years ago
The Natural Spectacle of Lights In Deep Waters
The Natural Spectacle of Lights In Deep Waters
In the deep, dark ocean, many sea creatures make their own light for hunting, mating and self-defense. Bioluminescence expert Edith Widder was one of the first to film this glimmering world. At TED2011, she brings some of her glowing friends onstage, and shows more astonishing footage of glowing undersea life.

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News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   637   8 years ago
Autistic Brains' 'Genes Differ'
Autistic Brains' 'Genes Differ'


Autistic brains' 'genes differ'

The brains of people with autism are chemically different from those without autism, according to researchers.

A study, published in the journal Nature, showed
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   1011   8 years ago
The Secret Life of Chaos
The Secret Life of Chaos
Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand.

It turns out that chaos theory answers a question that mankind has asked for millennia - how did we get here?

In
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   780   8 years ago
Free AP Psych Released Exams for 2004 and 2007!
Free AP Psych Released Exams for 2004 and 2007!
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News Articles and Discussion   zeekarn   2964   8 years ago
other names for CNA
other names for CNA
I heard someone call a CNA another name but I cant remember it:: It was A&O U&A or A&U???
does anybody know what they refer to as nurse assistants??
News Articles and Discussion   nini07   5259   8 years ago
We Might Be Able To SEE Through SOUNDS ( Echolocation ) Like BATS !!!
We Might Be Able To SEE Through SOUNDS ( Echolocation ) Like BATS !!!
Human brain's 'bat sight' found



The part of the brain used by people who can "see like a bat" has been identified by researchers in Canada.
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   768   8 years ago
Part Of The MISSING-MASS Of The UNIVERSE Was Discovered By A Female Student
Part Of The MISSING-MASS Of The UNIVERSE Was Discovered By A Female Student
Universe's not-so-missing mass

A Monash student has made a breakthrough in the field of astrophysics, discovering what has until now been described as the Universe's 'missing mass'. Amelia Fraser-McKelvie, working within a team at the Monash School of Physics, conducted a targeted X-
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   498   8 years ago
Escape to a Parallel Universe
Escape to a Parallel Universe
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   524   8 years ago
Species Lifespan Can Range From Few Days To Immortality
Species Lifespan Can Range From Few Days To Immortality
Nature's guide to immortality



Bonobos, like many other primates, age gracefully

Ageing apes, ancient clams and a jellyfish that never dies reveal how some species attempt to extend t
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   1234   8 years ago
QUANTUM 'WEIRDNESS' Seen On Visible ( Macroscopic ) Object !!!
QUANTUM 'WEIRDNESS' Seen On Visible ( Macroscopic ) Object !!!
Aaron O'Connell: Making sense of a visible quantum object

Physicists are used to the idea that subatomic particles behave according to the bizarre rules of quantum mechanics, completely different to human-scale objects. In a breakthrough experiment, Aaron O'Connell has blurred that distinction by creating an object that is visible to the un
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   690   8 years ago
A Creative Way Of Teaching About Chemical Elements - Hydrogen
A Creative Way Of Teaching About Chemical Elements - Hydrogen
Hydrogen - Periodic Table of Videos

News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   826   8 years ago
New Genetic Technique Converts Skin Cells Into Brain Cells !!!
New Genetic Technique Converts Skin Cells Into Brain Cells !!!
New genetic technique converts skin cells into brain cells

A research breakthrough has proven that it is possible to reprogram mature cells from human skin directly into brain cells, without passing through the stem cell stage. The unexpectedly simple technique involves activating three genes in the skin cells; genes whic
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   621   8 years ago
First Wood-Digesting Enzyme Found In Bacteria Could Boost Biofuel Production
First Wood-Digesting Enzyme Found In Bacteria Could Boost Biofuel Production
First wood-digesting enzyme found in bacteria could boost biofuel production

University of Warwick researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)-led Integrated Biorefining Research and Technology (IBTI) Club have identified an enzyme in bacteria which could be used to make biofue
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   578   8 years ago
Scientists Build a Computer that Uses DNA and Biochemical Reactions
Scientists Build a Computer that Uses DNA and Biochemical Reactions
Researchers Build Complex Biochemical Circuit from Small Synthetic DNA Molecules



A wiring diagram specifying a system of 74 DNA molecules that constitute the largest synthetic circuit of its type ever made. The c
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   663   8 years ago
When Eating ‘Dirt’ Actually Cleans The Organism From Toxins And Pathogens
When Eating ‘Dirt’ Actually Cleans The Organism From Toxins And Pathogens
Study: Animals and humans eat clay to rid toxins

The phrase "eat dirt" takes on a whole new meaning when used by biologists, who have widely observed that humans, birds and mammals all engage in geophagy. A new Cornell study concludes that in humans, it's best explained as providing protec
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   773   8 years ago
Quantum Process Found To Be Quite Important In Chemical Reactions !!!
Quantum Process Found To Be Quite Important In Chemical Reactions !!!
New driving force for chemical reactions discovered

New research just published in the journal Science by a team of chemists at the University of Georgia and colleagues in Germany shows for the first time that a mechanism called tunneling control may drive chemical reactions in directions unexpected from traditional theor
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   680   8 years ago
Now You Can Record on Video What Someone Does or Says By Using Special Glasses !
Now You Can Record on Video What Someone Does or Says By Using Special Glasses !
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   774   8 years ago
We Are All MUTANTS
We Are All MUTANTS
60 new mutations in each of us: Speed of human mutation revealed in new family genetic research



Each one of us receives approximately 60 new mutations in our genome from our parents. This striking value is reported in the first-ever direct measure of
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   604   8 years ago
TELOMERES' Shortening Contributes to the AGING PROCESS By Causing The Production
TELOMERES' Shortening Contributes to the AGING PROCESS By Causing The Production
Researchers find new clues about aging

National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a new pathway that sets the clock for programmed aging in normal cells. The study provides insights about the interaction between a toxic protein called progerin and telomeres, which cap the ends of chromosomes like aglets, th
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   721   8 years ago
A System That Causes LIVING CELLS To Emit LASER Light !!!
A System That Causes LIVING CELLS To Emit LASER Light !!!
First 'living' laser made from kidney cell



A human cell, alive and lasing

It's not quite Cyclops, the sci-fi superhero from the X-Men franchise whose eyes produce destructive blasts
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   782   8 years ago
TELOMERES’ Shortening Contributes to the AGING PROCESS By Causing The Production
TELOMERES’ Shortening Contributes to the AGING PROCESS By Causing The Production
Researchers find new clues about aging

National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a new pathway that sets the clock for programmed aging in normal cells. The study provides insights about the interaction between a toxic protein called progerin and telomeres, which cap the ends of chromosomes like aglets, th
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   578   8 years ago
DNA 'Off Switch' May Reverse PREMATURE AGING
DNA 'Off Switch' May Reverse PREMATURE AGING
DNA 'off switch' may reverse premature aging

The secret to preventing or reversing premature aging may be found in a DNA “off switch” that humans share with common yeast, according to new research from the University of Toronto.

In a paper published in the journal Developmental Cell, Professor Kar
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   574   8 years ago
Scientists Are Finding Out Why Hair Turns Gray
Scientists Are Finding Out Why Hair Turns Gray
Why Hair Turns Gray: Communication Between Hair Follicles and Melanocyte Stem Cells Key to Mystery



New research suggests the manipulation of Wnt signaling may be a novel strategy for targeting pigmentation such as gray
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   696   8 years ago
Sex With Neanderthals Helped Us Go Global
Sex With Neanderthals Helped Us Go Global
Breeding with Neanderthals helped humans go global



Neanderthal sex appeal

WHEN the first modern humans left Africa they were ill-equipped to cope with unfamiliar diseases. But by i
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   1067   8 years ago
Scientists Have Now LEVITATED MICE Using Magnetic Fields !!! ( What Next ? Human
Scientists Have Now LEVITATED MICE Using Magnetic Fields !!! ( What Next ? Human


A three-week-old mouse weighing about 10 grams levitated by magnetic fields, either with a magnet (a) or without (b).

Scientists have now levitated mice using magnetic fields.

Other researchers have made live frogs and grasshoppers fl
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   778   8 years ago
Defective Epigenetic Control in MITOCHONDRIA Might Cause CANCER and Influence th
Defective Epigenetic Control in MITOCHONDRIA Might Cause CANCER and Influence th
Discoveries in mitochondria open new field of cancer research

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center have revealed novel mechanisms in mitochondria that have implications for cancer as well as many other age-related diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, heart disease and hy
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   728   8 years ago
First SELF-POWERED Device With WIRELESS DATA Transmission !!!
First SELF-POWERED Device With WIRELESS DATA Transmission !!!
First Self-Powered Device With Wireless Data Transmission



Scientists are reporting development of the first self-powered nano-device that can transmit data wirelessly over long distances.

Scientists are repor
News Articles and Discussion   bio_man   693   8 years ago
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