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Deep beneath the waters of Costa Rica, dozens of crabs are waving their claws in unison, in what seems to be a rhythmic performance. It's almost as if these crabs are locked in a ritual dance...
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" from dirt flowers are born, from diamonds nothing comes "" Via del Campo " by Fabrizio de André (Italian poet-musician)December 5th was proposed in 2002 by the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) as " World Soil Day ", to remember the important role that "dirt" plays for life on earth and human civilisations.In Geology soils are defined as the uppermost layer or substratum of earth...
Quantum theory is one of the most profound discoveries of humanity. In my view, it’s on a par with Cuban cigars and single malt whiskey. The theory has been hugely successful in showing us the inner workings of the universe...
Originally posted by Karyn Traphagen at the official ScienceOnline2012 blog Now, that’s an equation for an awesome evening. Do you love to hear a good story?
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From: Never met a scientific illustrator? Meet Carol.
Neurons of the retina Ray Kurzweil and other so-called transhumanists have promised that in coming decades we will be able to transfer a digital copy of the trillions of connections among nerve cells in our brains into a computer...
World-famous classical violinist Joshua Bell -- perennial uber -cute Cyber crush of Jen-Luc Piquant -- travels all over the world performing, and his instrument of choice is a 300-year-old Stradivarius violin called Gibson ex Huberman ...
Today's Monday Music Video is not a music video per se , but instead features three songs from a soundtrack to an excellent movie about the Apollo missions.Evoking a sense of weightlessness and other-worldliness is an intuitive goal for most music on videos, movies, and TV programs featuring space and space travel...
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