Friday, April 12, 2013

Science of the Week, 4/12/13

Here are some links to the most interesting science news articles I read this week:

Today's adults less healthy than previous generations

Flyers beware? "Dark side of dark lightning"

Sensational success in patients with major depression

Metacognition: Chimps can think about thinking

Scientists design new adaptive material inspired by tears

Nanowires have the power to revolutionize solar energy

Print me another liver: 3-D printer can build synthetic tissues

Not as much this week, but that's how it goes sometimes.

Enjoy your weekend, and I'll be back on Monday with another BRoP interview and a couple of announcements.










2 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I'd heard about the 3D printer.
Adults today are less healthy? No surprise there. They're also ten times fatter and out of shape.

Sandra Almazan said...

Alex, I wish I'd heard about the 3D printer sooner so I could have used it in some of my books.

Funny how humanity has worked so hard to achieve such an unhealthy lifestyle, isn't it?

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