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Magic! Acoustic Levitation of Liquids!

Video of the Week #61 September 20th, 2012: From: Acoustic Levitation of Liquids Looks Like Magic by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid . Source: Argonne Labs From Argonne Labs comes this intriguing video demonstrating the acoustic levitation of liquids on a piece of equipment developed for NASA to simulate microgravity conditions...

September 20, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

ANNOUNCING the 2012 IGNOBEL PRIZES!

And such prizes they are. As master of ceremonies and organizer of the IgNobels, Marc Abrahams, famously says at the end of each ceremony: “If you didn’t win an IgNobel prize this year – but especially if you did – better luck next year.” And while the winners this year went in for some truly silly studies, they papers they produced also made some important contributions...

September 20, 2012 — Scicurious

Bumblebees Quickly Learn Best Paths to Sweet Flowers

Bumblebees, it turns out, don't bumble. Using tiny radar tracking devices, motion-activated cameras and artificial flowers, scientists have learned how the bees themselves quickly learn the best routes to take when they go foraging from flower to flower...

September 20, 2012 — Katherine Harmon

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