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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 1

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

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

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

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 »