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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 19

The whole tooth and nothing but the tooth, slipping into something solar, wet and dry disease, and mucus modifications to save lives The Whole Tooth The Whole Tooth: New Method to Find Biological Sex From a Single Tooth UC Davis, USAFA, Arizona State University, George Mason University, DOD http://blogs.ucdavis.edu/egghead/2018/11/09/whole-tooth-new-method-find-biological-sex-single-tooth/ Floodwaters and Disease Floodwater in rivers… Read more »

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 17

Spooky Antarctic vibes, moving magma matters, tracking the tropics and aging ancient animals. It’s 4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week. Oldest clue of animal life https://news.ucr.edu/articles/2018/10/15/oldest-evidence-animals-found-ucr-researchers UC Riverside, Uppsala University in Sweden, Stanford University, Central Michigan University, Geoscience Australia, Caltech, MIT Volcanic Super-eruptions https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/10/11/volcano-researcher-learns-how-earth-builds-supereruption-feeding-magma-systems/ Vanderbilt University, University of Canterbury, Brown University,… 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 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 »

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 8

Something special in seal blood; a whole new angle on prosthetic ankles; a nanotech inspiration from single-celled architects; and sure, there may be “gold in them thar hills,” but there’s a quadrillion tons of diamonds in the Earth’s interior. It’s your weekly briefing on the latest discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all… Read more »