4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 5


Harpooning DNA, harvesting H2O, hopping ahead of hackers, and a harbinger to heed from down under. It’s 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 info?

  1. Scientists watch bacteria ‘harpoon’ DNA to speed their evolution https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245755&org=NSF&from=news
  2. Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers http://news.mit.edu/2018/novel-transmitter-protects-wireless-data-hackers-0611
  3. To forecast winter rainfall in Los Angeles, look to New Zealand in the summer https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245408&org=NSF
  4. In desert trials, next-generation water harvester delivers fresh water from air https://nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245761&org=NSF&from=news

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