Grid View List View Latest Most Viewed Most Commented 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 14 1856 September 15, 2018 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 1 1467 May 18, 2018 NEW: Your weekly briefing on the latest discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all with funding from the National Science Foundation. This week: Finding cancer through the eye of a butterfly Killer whales in rivers? Get used to it. An “everything-repellent” coating could kidproof your life Cosmic smashup Watched the video and want… Read more » 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 2 1443 May 26, 2018 Here’s your weekly briefing on the latest discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all with funding from the National Science Foundation. This week: Researchers Operate Lab-Grown Heart Cells by Remote Control What we inherited from our bug-eating ancestors Hurricanes: Stronger, slower, wetter in the future? UCLA biologists ‘transfer’ a memory Watched the video… Read more » 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 20 1321 December 2, 2018 Sleepless in Angryville, greenhouse gas gobblers, handy robot gloves, and counting on drones For more information on these discoveries: Robot Gloves https://news.stanford.edu/2018/11/21/stanford-develops-electronic-glove-gives-robots-sense-touch/ Stanford Greenhouse Gas Gobbers https://news.utexas.edu/2018/11/27/newly-discovered-deep-sea-microbes-gobble-greenhouse-gases-and-perhaps-oil-spills-too/ UT Austin, UNC at Chapel Hill Sleepless in Angryville https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2018/11/27/sleepanger Iowa State University Drones & Marine Megafauna https://news.ncsu.edu/2018/11/drones-marine-megafauna/ North Carolina State University 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 18 1319 November 18, 2018 Catching brain hijackers, landscaping for the birds, a mussel shell tell and faster protein sequencing… much faster! For the Birds Non-native plants in homeowners’ yards endanger wildlife https://www.udel.edu/udaily/2018/october/non-native-plants-birds-insects-washington-chickadee-desiree-narango-doug-tallamy/ University of Delaware Migratory Bird Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Alzheimer’s Domino Effect Model maps ‘domino effect’ of Alzheimer’s protein misfolding https://www.futurity.org/alzheimers-disease-protein-misfolding-1894042 Stevens Institute of Technology Stanford… Read more » 12345 Categories 4 Awesome Discoveries (21) How It's Made (19) Spicy and Easy (16) Tams Crafts (1) The Flower Garden (11) Subscribe To Newsletter Get latest news about us directly in your inbox. We will never spam, Promise.