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2013-07-26 11:53:44

A superfluid moves like a completely frictionless liquid, seemingly able to propel itself without any hindrance from gravity or surface tension.

False Memories Implanted In Mice
2013-07-26 05:15:40

Researchers exploring the phenomenon of false memory have taken a page out of science fiction, successfully demonstrating that fake recollections could be implanted into the brains of mice.

Mussels Help Create Artificial Tendons
2013-07-24 11:54:52

Researchers have discovered precisely why mussels are able to stick to slick surfaces so well, and it may lead to the creation of a wide array of artificial .

2013-07-23 13:31:35

New technique can rapidly turn genes on and off, helping scientists better understand their function.

2013-07-17 23:18:02

Cenegenics—the world’s largest age management medicine practice—announced their CFO Rosalind J.

Why Do Some Surfaces Repel Water, While Others Attract It?
2013-07-17 05:17:38

When water strikes a surface, sometimes it spreads evenly while other times it beads into tiny droplets. Studying this behavior can lead to improvements in many applications.

Phytoplankton Ocean Turbulence Social Mixers
2013-07-15 12:58:35

A new study says that the motility of phytoplankton allows the tiny ocean plants to determine their fate in ocean turbulence by forming 'social mixers.'

2013-07-13 23:04:28

MIT Scientist Eric Alm partners with the Acera School to teach elementary school students innovation in science with BP funded oil spill experiment. (PRWEB)


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