Friday, July 11, 2014

Science of the Week, 7/11/14

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

Virtual humans inspire patients to open up

Two "Goldilocks" planets that might support life are proven false

Neandertal trait in ancient skull raises new questions about human evolution

Discovery of a new means to erase pain

Engineered blood cells could cure diseases

Biological basis found for mushroom "mind expansion"

Whales as ecosystem engineers

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


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Virtual human? Getting closer to Star Trek every day.

Sandra Almazan said...

I think my son would prefer it if we got closer to Star Wars, Alex!

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