4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 4


Zombie ants, DNA robots, growing organs & an app for assessing autism. It’s episode 4 of your weekly briefing on the latest discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all with funding from the National Science Foundation.

Watched the video and want more details?

  1. Climate change forced zombie ant fungi to adapt http://news.psu.edu/story/523294/2018/05/29/research/climate-change-forced-zombie-ant-fungi-adapt
  2. Synthetic ‘tissues build themselves https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2018/05/410596/synthetic-tissues-build-themselves
  3. Mobile app for autism screening yields useful data https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245697&org=NSF&from=newsField
  4. Breakthrough in controlling DNA-based robots https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245694&org=NSF&from=newsField

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