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Octopus Walks on Land

Video of the Week #19, November 30th, 2011 From: Land-Walking Octopus Explained by Katherine Harmon at Octopus Chronicles . Original source: Fitzgerald Marine Reserve This week s pick is raw footage of an octopus laboriously lugging itself over a tidal area...

November 30, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

Weekly Highlights #14

Students are busy - there is a lot of excellent stuff to highlight this week: Ritchie King, of NYU, in New York Times : A Closer Look at Teeth May Mean More Fillings: Until 2010, Amelia Nuwer, 22, visited the same dentist every year in Biloxi, Miss., her hometown...

STAFFNovember 30, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

Two-faced: A Prezi exploring aging

Check out the Prezi I made, below, exploring the science of sun damage and looking at changing my skin aging narrative. .prezi-player { width: 550px; } .prezi-player-links { text-align: center; } Two-faced on Prezi...

November 30, 2011 — Christine Ottery

CT Imaging Allows Analysis of Hidden Human Fossil

JOHANNESBURG—At a tea party earlier today for a research team at the University of the Witwatersrand that has grown accustomed to making stunning discoveries of human fossils, a curious excitement erupted when Kristian Carlson unveiled a seemingly modest find: a rib bone from Australopithecus sediba ...

November 30, 2011 — Kate Wong

A Modest Proposal: Everyday Lifelogging

I've talked about how Star Trek -like communicator badges might help open new vistas of voice interaction with our mobile devices. I think they could easily allow any of us to record all our conversations for everyday lifelogging.Lifeloggers wear computers to capture their entire lives, or most of them...

November 30, 2011 — Charles Q. Choi

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