Friday, May 04, 2018

Science of the Week, 5/4/18

May the Fourth be with you! My son plans to celebrate with Lego sets.

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

Prosthetic arms can provide controlled sensory feedback, study finds

Scientists decry lack of science in "forensic science"

Artificial intelligence helps soldiers learn many times faster in combat

Researchers lay out how to control biology with light--without the help of genetics

ALS reseachers begin recreating human spinal cords on a chip

Physicists find signs of a time crystal


Solar powered sea slugs shed light on search for perpetual green energy

Newly improved glass slide turns microscopes into thermometers

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







3 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Solar powered sea slugs - those are just words I never pictured going together.
Enjoy your Star Wars day!

Pat Dilloway said...

A time crystal? Now where are the five other Infinity Stones?

Sandra Almazan said...

Alex, they're definitely worthy of a story, though, right?

Pat, I don't think we want to know.

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