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Smithsonian Channel: It's Brighter Here

Smithsonian Channel: It's Brighter Here

Science Magazine: Research, news and commentary Special Section Breakthrough of the Year In this special issue, the Breakthrough of the Year, the nine runners up, and other features. Single-Cell Biology In this special issue, reviews on noisy gene expression, single-cell metabolomics, and genetic circuits. The Heavily Connected Brain In this special issue, reviews on neural networks, plasticity in speech and music learning, and big data in our brains. Communication in Science: Pressures and Predators In this special issue, free news and reviews on the lack of scrutiny at open-access journals, the rarity of published negative studies, and publishing sensitive data. Antibodies In this special issue, reviews on antibody therapeutics in cancer, antibodies in HIV vaccines, and diversity among memory B cells. Smarter Pest Control In this special issue, news and reviews on plant immune system, pesticide's effect on young brains, and preventing suicides by locking up pesticides. All Special Issues Science Video Portal

Inside Search Google is the most popular search engine on the web. Most of us rely on Google search for finding information. Sometimes it can be difficult to find just the right information we are actually looking for out of the hundreds or thousands of results returned in Google’s search. Despite using Google every day, we still use it in its simplest form. But Google has a plenty of tricks up its sleeves that can help us perform more quick, efficient and effective searches on Google. Towards this end, in July 2012 Google created an online course called Power Searching with Google. The Google Power Searching course is available online on edX as an Xseries program. Go to Power Searching with Google Course The course is structured as a series of 6 modules, each of which comprises of 5-6 short video lessons. The instructor of the course is Daniel M. Power Searching with GoogleAdvanced Power Searching with Google XSeries Program in Power Searching with Google

De Wiskunde Academie - De plek voor gratis online bijles in wiskunde Wired Science - News for Your Neurons Science Daily: News & Articles in Science, Health, Environment & Technology 7 Man-Made Substances that Laugh in the Face of Physics | The universe is full of weird substances like liquid metal and whatever preservative keeps Larry King alive. But mankind isn't happy to accept the weirdness of nature when we can create our own abominations of science that, due to the miracle of technology, spit in nature's face and call it retarded. That's why we came up with... #7. What do you get when you suspend nanoparticles of iron compounds in a colloidal solution of water, oil and a surfactant? A ferrofluid is a liquid that reacts to magnetic fields in trippy ways that make you think that science is both magical and potentially evil. Tell us that didn't look like the birth of the most sinister dildo ever. What happens is that when a magnetic field is applied to the fluid, the particles of iron compound inside align to it. What the Hell is it Used For? Ferrofluids have a lot of pretty mundane uses, from lubricating and protecting hard drives to providing heat conduction in speakers, but their primary use is in looking cool. #6. #5.