Friday, August 23, 2013

Paging Madeline Sara and Science of the Week: 8/23/13

I'd like to congratulate Madeline Sara for winning a copy of Twinned Universes over on Crystal Collier's blog. Madeline, if you're reading this post, could you please contact me so I can deliver your prize? I tried to contact you through Google+, but I haven't heard back from you.

Here are a few of the most interesting science news articles I read this week:

New rechargeable flow battery enables cheaper, large-scale energy storage

How DNA repair helps prevent cancer

Toxic nanoparticles might be entering human food supply

Old concrete can protect nature

A mother's genes influence her child's ageing

Creating plants that make their own fertilizer

Researchers granted patent for system that fuses human and computer intelligence

Walls that can listen, and talk

Physicists pinpoint solid-state triple point where material both conducts and insulates

Researchers ID possible blood test to predict suicide risk

Singapore's first driverless vehicle on the roads

Magnetic propulsion system offers new possibilities for space exploration

Enjoy your weekend, and see you on Monday!


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

If these walls could talk...
Congratulations to Madeline! If you need to track her down, her blog is Scribble and Edit.

Sandra Ulbrich Almazan said...

Thanks, Alex!

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