Friday, July 13, 2012

Science of the Week, 7/13/12

May you have a lucky Friday the 13th today!

Scientists place 500-million-year old gene in modern organism (What's particularly interesting about this report is that the scientists watched to see how the bacteria with the ancient gene would evolve over the generations, and apparently it did not follow the same pathway as before)

Hubble spots new moon around Pluto

Generating electricity by harnessing friction between surfaces

World's fastest camera detects rogue cancer cells

Overweight? There's a vaccine for that.


Not too many articles this week, but I hope you find something useful there.

Enjoy your weekend, and I'll be back Monday with another Blog Ring of Power interview!




2 comments:

PT Dilloway, Superhero Author said...

Implanting ancient bacteria? Sounds like we're getting closer than ever to "Jurassic Park."

Sandra Almazan said...

Very true, PT, though I don't think "Microbial Park" would draw a lot of tourists.

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