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When Felix Fischer of the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) set out to develop nanostructures made of graphene using a new, controlled approach to chemical reactions, the first result was a surprise: spectacular images of individual carbon atoms and the bonds between them. "We weren't thinking about making beautiful images; the reactions themselves were the goal," says Fischer, a staff scientist in Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division (MSD) and a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. "But to really see what was happening at the single-atom level we had to use a uniquely sensitive atomic force microscope in Michael Crommie's laboratory." What the microscope showed the researchers, says Fischer, "was amazing." The researchers report their results in the June 7, 2013 edition of the journal Science , available in advance on Science Express . Graphene nanostructures from the bottom up

Minocycline, a microglial inhibitor, reduces ‘honey trap’ risk in human economic exchange : Scientific Reports This double-blind randomised trial, one of a series of trust game studies with human male subjects9, was approved by the Kyushu University Ethical Committee under the administration of the UMIN Clinical Trials Center (UMIN000004803). After a complete description of the study, all participants provided written informed consent. Either minocycline or placebo was administered to participants for 4 days, after which they participated in a trust game39. Subjects Participants were recruited using on-campus advertisements. Drug administration Participants received a hand-out describing their detailed dosing schedule. Procedure After 4 days of drug administration, participants were interviewed by a physician regarding drug side effects, other medications, and adherence to the drug administration protocol. Trust Game with photographed female partners In this 2-player game39, each player was initially given 1300 JPY. Photo materials Statistical analyses

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Print - 110 Predictions For the Next 110 Years · People will be fluent in every language. With DARPA and Google racing to perfect instant translation, it won't be long until your cellphone speaks Swahili on your behalf. · Software will predict traffic jams before they occur. Using archived data, roadside sensors, and GPS, IBM has come up with a modeling program that anticipates bumper-to-bumper congestion a full hour before it begins. · Climate-controlled jackets will protect soldiers from extreme heat and cold. · Nanoparticles will make chemotherapy far more effective. · Electric cars will roam (some) highways. · Athletes will employ robotic trainers. · Bridges will repair themselves with self-healing concrete. · Digital "ants" will protect the U.S. power grid from cyber attacks. · Scrolls will replace tablets. Your Car Will Be Truly Connected · Your genome will be sequenced before you are born. 10 Things That Will Remain the Same · Radiation sickness will be cured by injection. · Passwords will be obsolete.

27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012 We may never have our flying cars, but the future is here. From creating fully functioning artificial leaves to hacking the human brain, science made a lot of breakthroughs this year. 1. Quadriplegic Uses Her Mind to Control Her Robotic Arm At the University of Pittsburgh, the neurobiology department worked with 52-year-old Jan Scheuermann over the course of 13 weeks to create a robotic arm controlled only by the power of Scheuermann’s mind. The team implanted her with two 96-channel intracortical microelectrodes. 2. Once the robot figures out how to do that without all the wires, humanity is doomed. 3. Photo Courtesy of Indigo Moon Yarns. At the University of Wyoming, scientists modified a group of silkworms to produce silk that is, weight for weight, stronger than steel. 4. Using an electron microscope, Enzo di Fabrizio and his team at the Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa snapped the first photos of the famous double helix.Source: / via: davi296 5. 6. 7. 8. 10.

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Our Secret Universe From head to toe, your body is completely made up of cells. Every single cell has a specific job that, working with other cells, keeps you functioning - maintaining your… read more From head to toe, your body is completely made up of cells. Every single cell has a specific job that, working with other cells, keeps you functioning - maintaining your heartbeat, enabling to you digest your food and allowing you to sense the world around you. Fibroblast cells function is to keep us from falling apart. They produce connective tissue that holds all your muscles, skin and organs together. Despite their range of functions, all animal cells have a few core characteristics in common. Inside, all cells have mitochondria for energy production. In the main, the packaging, labelling and transport of important molecules within the cell rely on the Golgi Apparatus, Endoplasmic reticulum, transport proteins and high-way like network of roads called microtubules. read less

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