Friday, April 05, 2013

Science of the Week--4/5/13

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

Can bioglass help mend broken bones?

Cooling molecules may be a stepping stone to quantum computing

Nanowires can lift liquids as effectively as tubes

Personalized brain mapping technique preserves function following surgery

Nighttime OK contact lens can reshape eye, restore near vision

Time changes a fossil bird's colors

Cthulhu come to life: tiny octopus-like creature found in termite belly

Metals in flowers may play role in bumblebee decline

The great fall: world population to stop growing in 2050

High-tech camera takes precise 3D images from a distance

Enjoy your weekend! If you're online Sunday, please stop by the Goddess Fish Party Pavilion (NSFW). I'll be one of the guest bloggers throughout the day, though I don't know yet I'll have scheduled times or be part of a free-for-all. There may even be a Rafflecopter giveaway.














4 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

A tiny Cthulhu? It's the beginning of the end.

Sandra Almazan said...

I fear you're right, Alex. Unless we can squash him now while there's still time...

Cindy said...

Interesting stuff. The one that caught my eye was about world population. I have been wondering about that as it seems a lot of people aren't having kids these days.

Sandra Almazan said...

Or cutting back on how many they're having. We originally planned to have two but changed our minds.

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