Friday, September 05, 2014

Science of the Week, 9/5/14

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

The universal "anger face"
 (it actually makes you look stronger)

Electric current to brain boost memory

Single laser stops molecular tumbling motion instantly

Study reveals evidence of multicentury drought

Stanford scientists reveal complexity in the brain's wiring diagram

To clean air and beyond: catching greenhouse gases with advanced membranes

Scientists make diseased cells synthesize their own drug
 (This technique may someday be used to treat ALS, which means no more Ice Bucket Challenges.)

Key to pathogenic slime uncovered

Over-the-counter pain reliever may restore immune function in old age

Finally, a very important news article with implications for SF:

The first successful demonstration of brain-to-brain communication in humans

Have a good weekend, everyone, and see you Monday!

1 comment:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Brain to brain communication? One step closer to telepathy.

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