Friday, March 08, 2013

Science of the Week, 3/8/13

Here are some of the most interesting science articles I read on Science Blog this week:

Why are bacteria increasingly resistant to antibiotics?

Human brain to prosthetic device: You're part of me

Lights out for black hole firewall paradox: gravity rejoices

Duckweed a competitive raw material for biofuel production

Worms help point the way to Alzheimer's treatment

Single molecular switch makes an old brain young

What is consciousness? A scientist's perspective

New evidence that comets could have seeded life on Earth 

Researchers develop solar-to-fuel roadmap for "artificial leaf"

Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity

First "functional HIV cure" in an infant

Getting around the Uncertainty Principle

Have a good weekend, and I'll see you Monday.


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Some clever worms!

PT Dilloway said...

So much amazing stuff going on. Remember how scared we were about HIV/AIDS just 20 years ago? And now they're closer to ever than curing it. Obviously they've been having some success for a while since Magic Johnson was diagnosed with HIV 20-some years ago and is still alive and on TV.

Sandra Ulbrich Almazan said...

Alex, who knew worms could be so smart?

PT, thanks for putting this in perspective.

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