Friday, November 09, 2012

Science of the Week, 11/9/12

If it's Friday, it must be science time on the blog!

Here are some of the most interesting articles from Science Blog this week:

Gene find turns soldier beetle defense into biotech opportunity

Sounds instead of eyesight can be alternative vision

To save your brain, a pressure switch inside your head

Clever cockatoo with skilled craftsmanship

A new computational method for timing the tree of life

Researchers create laser the size of a virus particle

Assembly not required for new micro particles

Were dinosaurs destined to be big? Testing Cope's Rule

That's it for now. Enjoy your weekend, everyone!


PT Dilloway, Superhero Author said...

Sound instead of eyesight for alternative vision, wasn't that what Daredevil used in the comics?

Sandra Almazan said...

I'm not familiar with Daredevil, PT, so I'm not sure.

Briane P said...

I believe Daredevil had heightened senses and especially hearing.

Also: re: the Blogathon of Doom. Yes, you can pick as many or as few days as you like. I'd love to have you aboard.

Now, off to read the dinosaur article.

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