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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 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 14

Bilingual brains, computing clouds, a life-saving musical sensor and genome sequencing in medieval cemeteries. It’s 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week, all with funding from NSF. Musical sensor shows bad medicine plays false note UC Riverside https://news.ucr.edu/articles/2018/09/12/musical-sensor-shows-bad-medicine-plays-false-note ‘Cloud computing’ takes on new meaning for scientists UC Irvine Columbia University TACC https://news.uci.edu/2018/09/11/cloud-computing-takes-on-new-meaning-for-scientists/… Read more »

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 13

Survival of the laziest, weather whiplash, and more. It’s your weekly brief on new discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all with funding from the National Science Foundation. For more detailed information, refer to these news articles: Self-healing reverse filter opens the door for many novel applications: https://news.psu.edu/story/533260/2018/08/24/research/self-healing-reverse-filter-opens-door-many-novel-applications Shape-shifting material can morph, reverse… Read more »

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 12

WiFi detects weapons, what ants can teach robots, position repercussions on concussions, how saving forests saves kids. 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 detailed information, refer to these news articles: Stanford study shows how head and… Read more »