Best of 2015

Best of 2015

Best of 2015 // #91: New Pain Relief

Hospital patients in need of quality pain relievers may soon be using manufacture opioids created by sugar-eating yeast, much like what Bakers and Brewers use. READ MORE // The Nose Knows Back in August, Christina Smolke, a...
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Best of 2015 // #92: Growing Stem Cells in Animals

Working with Stem Cells isn't easy: when isolated, 99 percent of stem cells die, making it extremely difficult to either tinker with them, or even create more of them.  However, by altering the medium...
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Best of 2015 // #93: Do You See What I See?

Scientists all have their go-tos: Biologists have their lab rats, Astronomers have telescopes.  For color researchers, they now have #TheDress. READ MORE // Optical Illusions: Make your brain see colours It doesn't matter if the dress looked...
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Best of 2015 // #94: Another Planet That Might be Like Earth

If you love news about exoplanets and all the firsts we seem to witness, get ready for another.  For the first time, Astronomers believe they have found an Earth-like planet , named Kepler-452b, with a Sun-like...
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Best of 2015 // #95: Running with Raptors

While Chris Pratt was running around and motorbiking a Jurassic World with suped-up Velociraptors, real-life palaeontologists were analyzing some unique fossilized tracks made by a Raptor over 100 million years ago.  The paper, published...
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The Best of 2015 // #96: Under The Sea

Researchers studying the Sicilian Channel in the Mediterranean Sea made an astonishing discovery late last year.  The area, now underwater, had previously been exposed above water, as recently at 9000 years ago.  Researchers discovered a...
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The Best of 2015 // #97: The First Quran

For decades, the pages of parchment sat in the University of Birmingham's Research library. A scholar happened to notice them in July, and surprised everyone with the findings of one of the first Qurans. READ MORE...