News Researchers develop novel method to determine how much light a plant can tolerate
The new method relates the photo-protective capacity of a plant to the intensity of environmental light by measuring the fluorescence of chlorophyll.
News In the eye of a chicken, a new state of matter comes into view
Along with eggs, soup and rubber toys, the list of the chicken's most lasting legacies may eventually include advanced materials such as self-organizing colloids, or optics can transmit light with the efficiency of a crystal and the flexibility of a
News New bioprinting technique creates thicker, healthier tissue
http://www.gizmag.com, By Nick Lavars
The notion of 3D printed biological tissue holds all kinds of possibilities for drug testing and the reparation of damaged cells, though replicating the complexities of human tissue in a lab presents some very big challenges.
News Utah Lawmaker Says Atmosphere Needs More Carbon Dioxide Emissions
http://www.popsci.com, By Douglas Main
"We are short of carbon dioxide for the needs of the plants," said state representative Jerry Anderson, who is also a former science teacher.
News Quantum Microscope May Be Able to See Inside Living Cells
By combining quantum mechanical quirks of light with a technique called photonic force microscopy, scientists can now probe detailed structures inside living cells like never before.
News The Grail Bird with Tim Gallagher
Oddly missing from this recounting is any extended focus on the ivory-billed woodpecker itself. Granted, the bird has been invisible for decades, a presence notable largely for its absence. Still, the book might have given us the animal's history in
News Whale spotting from space is fun, efficient and accurate
Scientists have found a new way of keeping track of whale populations. Using high-resolution images taken by satellites high up in orbit, scientists are now able to count individual whales in the world's oceans.
News Giant Pacific Octopus Wrestles with Divers for Camera [Video]
Scuba divers, Warren Murray and David Malvestuto, wrestled with a curious giant Pacific Octopus that tried to take their camera.
News Protein in Tarantula Venom can Block Pain, Yale University Finds
Researchers at Yale have identified a protein from tarantula venom that can be used to treat pain.
News Researchers Put Tails On Chickens To Make Them Walk Like Dinosaurs
http://www.businessinsider.com, Jennifer Welsh
Studying dinosaur bones and physiology can only teach us so much about how dinosaurs actually walked the Earth. Because dinosaurs called theropods are related to modern birds, a few researchers thought they could study how they walk using chickens.
Headlines: Researchers Put Tails On Chickens To Make Them Walk Like Dinosaurs -- Protein in Tarantula Venom can Block Pain, Yale University Finds -- Giant Pacific Octopus Wrestles with Divers for Camera [Video] -- Whale spotting from space is fun, efficient and accurate -- The Grail Bird with Tim Gallagher -- Quantum Microscope May Be Able to See Inside Living Cells -- Utah Lawmaker Says Atmosphere Needs More Carbon Dioxide Emissions -- Herbal Ayurvedic Cure Shown To Work Against Viper Bites -- New bioprinting technique creates thicker, healthier tissue -- In the eye of a chicken, a new state of matter comes into view -- Researchers develop novel method to determine how much light a plant can tolerate
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