Cool Science News & Links
October 12, 2008, 7:06 am
Filed under: interesting, Miscellaneous, news, physics, random, science, Uncategorized

Science Hack is a unique search engine for science videos focusing on Physics, Chemistry, and Space. –via Metafilter 8/7/08

Heavy Metal-Eating “Superworms” Unearthed in U.K. – Nat’l Geographic 10/7/08

Newly evolved earthworms found at old mining sites eat toxic waste and could help cleanse polluted industrial land.

The Cancer and Disease Fighting Plants of the Rainforest– Natural News 9/5/08

VIDEO: “Monkey Island” Made by Scientists – National Geographic 10/23/08

Scientists have populated a small island near Puerto Rico with a thousand rhesus monkeys, creating a vast and unusual outdoor lab.

Cool Animated Video: Humans As Virus – Treehugger 9/9/08

Biologists on verge of creating life form – Raw Story 9/9/08

Hungry Scientist: nerdy cookbook for kitchen hackers – BoingBoing 10/1/08

What Most Doctors Won’t Tell You About Colds and Flus – Natural News 10/1/08

Fish caught in act of evolution – Raw Story 10/7/08

In what could be a first in the world, a fish species known as cichlids has been observed by scientists in the act of splitting into two distinct species in Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake and one of the world’s biggest fresh water bodies.

DARPA’s Super-Resolution Vision System uses heatwaves to magnify targets – EnGadget 9/27/08

Ancient Fish Had Primitive Fingers, Toes – National Geographic 9/23/08

Perhaps the world’s most ambitious nanotech project is underway at Hewlett-Packard. Stan Williams’ lab aims to build ‘a central nervous system for the earth.’ – CNN 7/18/08

Tiny Galaxies Shed New Light on Dark Matter – Nat’l Geographic 8/26/08


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