Science Art: <i>The Furnaces of the World....</i>, 1912 SONG: Migration Roads Science Art: <i>Detaching Roll Mechanism</i>, 1912. Science Art: <i>Interior of right osseous labyrinth,</i> from <i>Gray's Anatomy</i>. Science Art: <i>Boars's tusk helmet NAMA6568</i>, Athens, Greece.

Science Art: The Furnaces of the World...., 1912

This is a Popular Mechanics illustration from 102 years ago that sounds like it could have been written today. …

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SONG: Migration Roads

SONG: “Migration Roads”. (available as .ogg here)

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SOURCE: Based on LiveScience, 3 May 2024…

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Science Art: Interior of right osseous labyrinth, from Gray's Anatomy.

This is the listening part, the twisting bits of the inner ear. It really does look like a mollusk, doesn’t it?…

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Science Art: Boars's tusk helmet NAMA6568, Athens, Greece.

This is a photo taken in 2015 by Wikimedia Commons user Jebulon, of a helmet made for a Mycenaean warrior betwe…

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Robo-Dog Soldiers

2 August 2007 grant b 0

Well, we knew about robot dogs and we’ve heard about robot soldiers – but unless you were paying close attention, you might not have heard […]

The future is now.

31 July 2007 grant b 0

Via Wired’s Danger Room comes news from the US Army’s Future Combat Systems. They need a new name because we’re already living in the future: […]

The 62-mile-high club

30 July 2007 grant b 0

Discover raises a slippery space question… as if NASA didn’t have enough scandal to deal with lately: When missions lasted no more than a few […]

My Mechanical Mom

28 July 2007 grant b 0

From New Scientist comes news of the womb-on-a-chip: Fujii’s team has created a “lab on a chip” that is 2 millimetres across and 0.5 millimetres […]

The Amygdaloids

26 July 2007 grant b 0

From Salon comes assurance that we are not alone: All right, the occasion wasn’t a concert but a graduation ceremony for 10,000 students in the […]

Pleasure and placebo

25 July 2007 grant b 0

Nature plumbs the depths of one of the most mysterious processes in medicine. Researchers have found that the placebo effect – when “fake” medicine creates […]

The Noble Bonobo

25 July 2007 grant b 0

The New Yorker, of all publications, has a fascinating Ian Parker article on the natural history of the bonobo – the sexy primate that’s supposed […]

Ice Volcanoes of Charon!

24 July 2007 grant b 0

Nature brings new observations of Ice Volcanoes in Outer Space. Cook speculates that liquid water deep within Charon’s core is mixed with ammonia, which acts […]

SONG: A World Without Us.

23 July 2007 grant b 3

SONG: “A World Without Us” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. I’m the guy who put this questionable site up on the […]

Schizophrenia in Paradise

19 July 2007 grant b 0

Science News reports on Trouble in Paradise – how feelings of “social defeat” could be responsible for triggering schizophrenia, which might explain why the otherwise […]