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Honeybee swarms act like superorganisms to stay together in high winds

HIV and AIDS - Mon, 2018-09-17 17:00
A honeybee swarm behaves like a superorganism by changing shape in response to physical stress – although doing so means individuals take on a greater burden

Skin genetically engineered to destroy cocaine could prevent addiction

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Mon, 2018-09-17 16:55
Engineered skin cells inserted beneath the skin of mice help destroy cocaine in the blood before it reaches the brain – and the therapy might work in people too
Categories: Science and society

Skin genetically engineered to destroy cocaine could prevent addiction

Genetics - Mon, 2018-09-17 16:55
Engineered skin cells inserted beneath the skin of mice help destroy cocaine in the blood before it reaches the brain – and the therapy might work in people too
Categories: Biology

Skin genetically engineered to destroy cocaine could prevent addiction

HIV and AIDS - Mon, 2018-09-17 16:55
Engineered skin cells inserted beneath the skin of mice help destroy cocaine in the blood before it reaches the brain – and the therapy might work in people too

Why creating a chemical brain will be how we understand consciousness

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Mon, 2018-09-17 13:00
Unorthodox chemist Lee Cronin is leading a radical quest to use chemistry to explain consciousness and create artificial life
Categories: Science and society

Why creating a chemical brain will be how we understand consciousness

Genetics - Mon, 2018-09-17 13:00
Unorthodox chemist Lee Cronin is leading a radical quest to use chemistry to explain consciousness and create artificial life
Categories: Biology

The Higgs hunter has just turned 10. Why is nobody celebrating?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Mon, 2018-09-17 12:00
The Large Hadron Collider unleashed unprecedented euphoria when it switched on, but the search for the true nature of reality has proved harder than we thought
Categories: Science and society

The Higgs hunter has just turned 10. Why is nobody celebrating?

Genetics - Mon, 2018-09-17 12:00
The Large Hadron Collider unleashed unprecedented euphoria when it switched on, but the search for the true nature of reality has proved harder than we thought
Categories: Biology

The Higgs hunter has just turned 10. Why is nobody celebrating?

HIV and AIDS - Mon, 2018-09-17 12:00
The Large Hadron Collider unleashed unprecedented euphoria when it switched on, but the search for the true nature of reality has proved harder than we thought

Recreating star fusion on Earth could solve our energy crisis

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Sat, 2018-09-15 17:00
Nuclear fusion could solve the world’s energy problems, says physicist and Everest-climber Melanie Windridge, who reveals some of the latest innovations
Categories: Science and society

Recreating star fusion on Earth could solve our energy crisis

Genetics - Sat, 2018-09-15 17:00
Nuclear fusion could solve the world’s energy problems, says physicist and Everest-climber Melanie Windridge, who reveals some of the latest innovations
Categories: Biology

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt review – a joyful peek under the hood

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-14 18:00
Even when we fail spectacularly at them, computer games are crafted to be a medium of delights, as an exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert Museum reveals
Categories: Science and society

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt review – a joyful peek under the hood

Genetics - Fri, 2018-09-14 18:00
Even when we fail spectacularly at them, computer games are crafted to be a medium of delights, as an exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert Museum reveals
Categories: Biology

Hydrogen can form ‘ghost bonds’ with something that isn’t even there

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-14 17:03
Chemists have worked out how to trick hydrogen into making a distant bond with nothing but thin air
Categories: Science and society

Hydrogen can form ‘ghost bonds’ with something that isn’t even there

Genetics - Fri, 2018-09-14 17:03
Chemists have worked out how to trick hydrogen into making a distant bond with nothing but thin air
Categories: Biology

Hydrogen can form ‘ghost bonds’ with something that isn’t even there

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2018-09-14 17:03
Chemists have worked out how to trick hydrogen into making a distant bond with nothing but thin air

Why a rake on the moon messed up our theories of life on Earth

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-14 16:30
We may have overestimated how many meteorites have hit the moon and Earth in the last 500 million years because Apollo astronauts didn’t dig deep enough
Categories: Science and society

Why a rake on the moon messed up our theories of life on Earth

Genetics - Fri, 2018-09-14 16:30
We may have overestimated how many meteorites have hit the moon and Earth in the last 500 million years because Apollo astronauts didn’t dig deep enough
Categories: Biology

Why a rake on the moon messed up our theories of life on Earth

HIV and AIDS - Fri, 2018-09-14 16:30
We may have overestimated how many meteorites have hit the moon and Earth in the last 500 million years because Apollo astronauts didn’t dig deep enough

Heart-tugging tales of crowdfunded cancer ‘cures’ fuel quack medicine

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Fri, 2018-09-14 14:30
Media stories about people with cancer seeking controversial cures are unwittingly bolstering unscientific and potentially harmful treatments, says Michael Marshall
Categories: Science and society