- Teamscience.net Hopes To Get Scientists To Collaborate Better- And It Seems To Work
As government control of science funding increased, and government spent billions convincing young scholars that only government-funded academia was a fulfilling science career, competition grew at a rapid pace. And collaboration declined. ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 18 2019 - 1:22pm
- Artificial Cells Sense And Respond To Their Environment
Responding to chemical changes is a crucial function of biological cells. For example, cells can respond to chemicals by creating certain proteins, boosting energy production, or self-destructing. Chemicals are also used by cells to communicate with each o ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 29 2019 - 3:37pm
- Telepathic Gaming: Co-Op With Friends Using Only Your Minds
Telepathic communication might be one step closer to reality thanks to new research from the University of Washington. A team created a method that allows three people to work together to solve a problem using only their minds. In BrainNet, three people p ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 2 2019 - 7:00am
- Graphene-Lined Clothing To Prevent Mosquito Bites
Some mosquito species, such as Aedes aegypti, have been able to weave their way through evolutionary time despite having no ecological value, basically being just delivery mechanisms for things like Dengue fever, the most common vector-borne disease in the ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 27 2019 - 1:18pm
- Net Generation: Z And Millennials Think They Use Technology Without Losing Productivity. Actually...
Millennials, the first "Net Generation," say they can use many technologies simultaneously, masterfully switching from emails to instant messaging, app notifications, RSS feeds, and rants on Twitter much better than older generations. Maybe they ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 28 2019 - 3:24pm
- This Snake Crawls Through The Brain’s Blood Vessels- And That's A Good Thing
To clear blood clots in the brain, doctors often perform an endovascular procedure, where a surgeon inserts a thin wire through a patient’s main artery, usually in the leg or groin. Guided by a fluoroscope that simultaneously images the blood vessels using ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 3 2019 - 11:58am
- Precision Electronic Medicine And The Future Of Mind Control
Implanted brain electrodes can help alleviate symptoms of tremors like with Parkinson's disease but current probes face limitations due to their size and inflexibility. Neurotechnology may be on the verge of a major renaissance and mesh electronics co ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 5 2019 - 12:57pm
- Get Ready For Phyjama- A Pajama That Can Monitor Heart And Respiration While You Sleep
At the Ubicomp 2019 conference,University of Massachusetts Amherst graduate students Ali Kiaghadi and S. Zohreh Homayounfar debuted health-monitoring sleepwear they call "phyjamas." The electronically active garments contain unobtrusive, portable ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 13 2019 - 12:00pm
- Let Skynet Deal With Invasive Species
This fall we will get a new "Teminator" movie, marking 35 years that a dystopian nightmare about robots taking over and killing us all has been front and center in pop culture awareness. The dystopian nightmare may happen to fish first. Swimming ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 17 2019 - 10:36am
- Omnicide, Accelerating Modernity- How Preventing Disaster Using Scientific Progress Puts Us At Risk
Our present moment is characterized by a growing obsession with the long term. The study of climate change, for example, relies on increasingly long-range simulations. Science’s predictions are no longer merely hypotheses for validation or invalidation bu ...
Article - The Conversation - Sep 18 2019 - 4:20pm