Chimps are Wired for Words.

29 February 2008 grant b 0

ScienceDaily reports on new findings from the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, who say that chimpanzee brains are really close to human brains as far […]

Red Spot Mystery

25 February 2008 grant b 0

Discovery assures us that space contines to be utterly inexplicable – at least as far as that famous, bizarre, permanent hurricane on the King of […]

SONG: Flip the Switch.

23 February 2008 grant b 0

SONG: “Flip the Switch” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Deep brain stimulation may help Alzheimer patient’s memories”, Telegraph.co.uk, 31 January […]

Cloned Booger.

22 February 2008 grant b 0

BBC News reports on a new breakthrough from South Korea. A biotech firm named RNL Bio is cloning a pit bull named Booger: RNL Bio […]

A Flying Telescope!

21 February 2008 grant b 0

How I resisted calling this “Eye in the Sky” I don’t know. But yeah, Universe Today is all excited about SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared […]

Making Oil Out of Thin Air.

20 February 2008 grant b 2

That’s what they’re doing at Los Alamos National Laboratory, according to the New York Times. Zap CO2 and H2O from the atmosphere with electricity and […]

Star Wars Practice Run?

19 February 2008 grant b 0

So, Wired’s Danger Room has an interesting take on the Pentagon’s response to that crashing spy satellite we mentioned here not too long ago. See, […]

Sexbots. Better. Faster.

18 February 2008 grant b 2

From the AFP newswire, a new blossoming of interest in robots built for sex: Called Honeydolls, the lifesize figures are made from surgical-grade silicone and […]

Muons and Mayans.

15 February 2008 grant b 0

ScienceNews revels in the intersection of two very different fields of science, explaining how particle physicists are helping archeologists look inside pyramids: Besides probing pyramids […]

The Inner Life of a Cell.

14 February 2008 grant b 0

Happy Valentine’s Day. From deep inside my heart. If you want to know more about the strange imagery you’ve just seen, there’s a narrated version […]