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National Science Foundation presents – 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear Abut This Week.

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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 6

See what surprise science has just uncovered about where we process emotions. It’s episode 6 of “4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week”: A pollen catapult, memory palace, brain reversal, and a way to make concrete green. Here’s your weekly briefing on the latest discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else,… Read more »

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 7

“Walking molecules” that haul damaged DNA to the cell’s emergency room, drones that could be small as a fingernail, fish that do the “electric hide,” and local interventions that could boost coral’s resilience to bleaching. Yes, it’s “4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week,” all with funding from the National Science Foundation…. Read more »

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 15

Illuminating danger, fighting ice with ice, modeling dragonfly wings and new personality choices – which is yours? It’s 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week, all with funding from NSF. Who did the research: Lord of the Wings https://www.seas.harvard.edu/content/lord-of-wings Harvard University Scientists determine four personality types based on new data https://news.northwestern.edu/for-journalists/press-kits/scientists-determine-four-personality-types-based-on-new-data? Northwestern… Read more »

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 16

Mammals gone wild, blue star mystery, muscle rescue, and taming a berry. We’re back with four awesome discoveries you probably didn’t hear about this week, with funding from NSF. CRISPR tames the wild groundcherry Boyce Thompson Institute Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory: https://www.sciencealert.com/meet-weird-fruit-could-soon-become-common-strawberries-future-food-groundcherry-physalis-pruinosa-crispr Blue Star Mystery UC Santa Barbara Flatiron Institute UC Berkeley Princeton University Argonne National… Read more »

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 10

Genes turn on, fluids go surfing, radioactivity spills from a cosmic collision, and an oceanic plate crashes the party at Earth’s mantle. It’s your weekly briefing on the latest discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all with funding from the National Science Foundation. For more information, refer to these news articles: Imaging in… Read more »