Artificial Womb Works for Lambs, Study Shows – The Atlantic

Source: Artificial Womb Works for Lambs, Study Shows – The Atlantic An article in The Atlantic summarizes and explains a recent scientific paper from Nature about an investigtaion into, and a success with, the possibility of creating an artificial womb that may improve the chances of severely premature human babies to survive and thrive. The […]

Artists ‘have structurally different brains’ – BBC News

Artists ‘have structurally different brains’ – BBC News observations on the article: study defines art as drawing; first paragraph claims study can spot innate creativity, but the scientists admit they cannot because they studied art students and non-art-students; study makes cheeky reference to “drawing on the right side of the brain” mythos while an outside observer […]

jtotheizzoe: Pokémon vs Phylomon Since a 2002 study showed that kids knew more about the types of Pokémon than they did common wildlife species, the creators of Phylo have devised a solution: A trading card game based on real species knowledge. Phylomon! Gotta classify ‘em all! Think it could work? I dunno. Until we can […]

mikkipedia: truncatedurl: ceeainthereforthat: biolola: 100% Blue actually, they’re not blue. they’re iridescent and the reason why they look blue is because blue light measures at about 400-480 nanometers and the distance between the slits in a morpho’s scales (which look like mascara brushes) are about 200 nanometers apart. this is the magic distance to make […]

mikkipedia: truncatedurl: ceeainthereforthat: biolola: 100% Blue actually, they’re not blue. they’re iridescent and the reason why they look blue is because blue light measures at about 400-480 nanometers and the distance between the slits in a morpho’s scales (which look like mascara brushes) are about 200 nanometers apart. this is the magic distance to make […]

My collaborator has suggested that the cultural semiotics of nerd is not an effective lure, not an attractor, for young latino males (in the US) who might otherwise explore STEM fields. Bill Gates’ financial success is an insufficient model. The age group we are looking at is ten years old. These young latinos are acutely […]

My collaborator has suggested that the cultural semiotics of nerd is not an effective lure, not an attractor, for young latino males (in the US) who might otherwise explore STEM fields. Bill Gates’ financial success is an insufficient model. The age group we are looking at is ten years old. These young latinos are acutely […]

How Star Trek artists imagined the iPad… 23 years ago

How Star Trek artists imagined the iPad… 23 years ago

“While the notions of interdisciplinary philosophy date back to a renaissance synthesis of different branches of knowledge, interdisciplinary concepts and their applications have received renewed interest lately. György Kepes and Frank Malina were pioneers of these ideas already in the middle of the last century. They shared a humanist ideal which was perceived by many […]