A new recycling process could provide a way to restore lithium ion battery cathodes to “mint condition.” What’s better, this new process only uses half the energy of conventional recycling methods
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Last year, I told you about a contest that allowed teens to submit an experiment to be done on the International Space Station. Winners were chosen and now they are eagerly awaiting the result of their experiments!
This is a series of Q&As with young and up-and-coming science, health and environmental writers and reporters. They - at least some of them - have recently hatched in the Incubators (science writing programs at schools of journalism), have even more recently fledged (graduated), and are now making their mark as wonderful new voices explaining science to the public.
"A 24 year old healthy female in her usual state of health presents with acute 10/10 diffuse abdominal pain, anorexia and nausea. On physical exam she exhibits peritonitis, with rebound tenderness in the right lower quadrant, reproducible with palpation in the left lower quadrant." A typical summary of a patient one might see in the emergency room.
James Prosek's Portal III James Prosek is best known for his meticulously painted fish images. But his recent foray into sculpture is equally as interesting and thought-provoking.
We’ll start off with a decayed wooden pole. The photo next to this text was taken by my friend Mustafa Abdul Rahman (Bob, for friends), an evolutionary biologist at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo.
Video of the Week #60 September 11th, 2012: From: Brain Parasites, California s Hidden Health Problem by Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato at the Guest Blog .
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - brain on internet, bad medical reporting, kids' brain scans, unrestricted wolf hunting, invisible QR codes, and more.
- Kyle Hill - This is Your Brain on the Internet (Maybe) - Christie Wilcox - Scientists play a large role in bad medical reporting - Joris van Alphen - Mount Kinabalu: First Sight of the Summit - Melissa Pandika - Surprise Valley: Down and Dirty in the Field - Bora Zivkovic - ScienceOnline2012 – interview with David Ng - Kalliopi Monoyios - SciArt of the Day: What’s Under the Hood? - Ingrid Wickelgren - Scientists Scan Children’s Brains for Answers to Mental Illness - John R.
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:In which a group of neuroscientists throw a party, munch on snacks, and throw back vodka martinis.
Quick Response (QR) codes—those grainy, black-and-white squares increasingly found on advertisements and packaging—can quickly deliver encoded data to mobile gadgets, whether the info is a Web address for a promotional video or details about a package's shipment.
If you read the headlines, medical scientists are amazing. It seems every day, they discover a new cure for cancer or the genetic basis of some prominent disease.
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