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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists create fabric that mimics octopus camouflage

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:19pm by AFP

    ... it with white light and different patterns, it will automatically respond to that and produce a pattern that matches," said lead author John Rogers, a professor in the department of materials ... that cephalopods seemed to have light sensors distributed throughout the skin which create the appropriate disguises. ...

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    US researchers develop method the make mice transparent

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 08:54pm by AP

    ... in the brain and spinal cord. Some chemicals form a mesh to hold tissue in place, while others wash out the fats that make tissue block light. It took about a week to create a transparent mouse, ...

  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    One week from catastrophe: Hugely destructive solar flare narrowly missed earth

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 01:54pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... the event. During the Carrington event, the northern lights were seen as far south as Cuba and Hawaii. The solar eruption "caused global telegraph lines to spark, setting fire to some telegraph ...

  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    US study focuses on how infants' brains respond to language

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post Study sheds light on how we learn to speak American researchers are a step closer to unravelling the mystery of how babies learn how to speak. Scientists ... light up as expected but so did a region crucial to forming higher-level speech, called Broca's area. These findings suggest that even before babies utter their first words, they may ...

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    Making matter from light to be shown within a year, scientists say

    Posted May 19th 2014, 08:54pm by GDN

    ... from light within a year Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months. The theory underpinning the idea was first described 80 years ago by two physicists who later worked on the first atomic bomb. At the time they considered the conversion of light into matter impossible in a laboratory. ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, is unveiled by UK firm

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... of carbon grass. The tubes are spaced apart. When a light particle hits the material, it gets between the tubes and bounces around, is absorbed and converted to heat. Light goes in, ... years, a deeper black is invented. This new black absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of light. The previous world record for black was 0.04 per cent. What makes the latest black particularly exciting ...

  7. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... a stronger tendency to sacrifice fairness for money- in other words, they were more easily "bribed". "The results can shed new light on the question of why and how corruption ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Quest for cheap, easy medicine monitor may be over as scientists develop simple home dosage test

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... to a molecule on a specific drug, a small molecule that is similar to that on the target drug, a light-producing enzyme called luciferase and a fluorophore molecule that can change the colour of the light emitted by the luciferase. When there is no drug around, the receptor and the drug-like molecule within the system bind together. In so doing, they also pull the luciferase ...

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    Asteroid that killed dinosaurs 66 million years ago ‘also cooled earth’

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:14pm by NYT

    ... Plants had trouble getting enough light to photosynthesise, causing a wide-scale collapse of the food web. At the same time, the surface of the planet began to cool. The impact winter did ...

  10. News - China Insider - SCIENCE

    China’s next moon mission could be delayed, says senior space programme official

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:28am by Patrick Boehler

    ... by releasing timely- and light-hearted- information on the rover’s technical problems, including the brief moments in which it woke up from its "slumber". “Some of my body parts will not obey ...




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