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Breeding Birds for Intelligence

08/18/2016 by Out of Box Experience
Parrots and corvids are among the elite, regarding intelligence, in the animal world. Has anyone heard of any studies of breeding birds for intelligen...
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Views: 353, Comments: 52
Last comment 08/25/2016 by lyn
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Biomedical Engineering

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Adding Color to a Color Blind World

08/29/2016 by Chelsey H
Are you color blind? Color blindness affects 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women. A new pair of glasses is able to correct color blindness for millions of...
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Last comment 08/29/2016 by BestInShow

Visible Vein Technology

08/22/2016 by Chelsey H
We’ve all heard the horror stories from friends and family who were poked dozens of times while trying to get blood drawn. Nurses and phlebotomi...
Views: 193, Comments: 4
Last comment 08/25/2016 by ronseto
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Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition

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Olympic Sharpshooting Eyewear

08/17/2016 by HUSH
Last time I went shooting at my friend’s fish and game club, I wasn’t a great shot. It’s likely due to general inexperience. Perhaps...
Pathfinder Tags: CR4 Olympic coverage eyewear olympics shooting
Views: 500, Comments: 14
Last comment 08/22/2016 by vsar

Go to Jail for Raising a Vegan?

08/16/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
I have a Facebook “friend” who’s recently crossed over to the Dark Side of constant activism. It seems he’s now an unofficial...
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Views: 361, Comments: 24
Last comment 08/21/2016 by PWSlack
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Medical Equipment Design

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Tiny Tools Come into the Fold

04/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Brigham Young University researchers use principles of origami to design surgical tools so small that incisions will heal on their own - without sutu...
Views: 255, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/21/2016 by SolarEagle

Medical Micro-bots are Bio-inspired

03/08/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The small-scale engineering R&D pursued at the Biological Actuation, Sensing & Transport Laboratory at Drexel University, PA, is expected to...
Views: 156, Comments: 0
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Healthcare Engineering

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A New Weapon In the Zika Virus Fight

02/18/2016 by cheme_wordsmithy
You may have heard about the Zika virus in the news. It's the latest in a long line of mosquito-born illnesses that seems to be spreading in epidemic...
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Last comment 02/20/2016 by SolarEagle

No Evidence that Cancer Screening Saves Lives

01/13/2016 by Quasar
An article in the British Medical Journal argues that screening for cancer has never been shown to save lives. The authors focus on the difference...
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Last comment 01/15/2016 by jmueller
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My colleague, Stephen Holloway, offers fascinating insight into IBM's recent deal that more closely aligns big data and analytics with healthcare. A p...
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01/26/2015 posted in Light & Laser Blog
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Imagine you are going out with your shy single friend to a party, he / she is talking to a nice potential match, but your friend starts to melt down....
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Pareiasaurs – Possible Relatives of Turtles

08/02/2013 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
Haven't heard of the pareiasaur? Me either, until I read an article in ScienceDaily. According to a study published in the Journal of Vertebrate P...
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Chatting with Canines

07/17/2013 posted in Animal Science
I have one particular family member who is a rather quiet sort. No matter my attempts to levy conversation, she'll just sit there quietly and stare...
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Unusual Bird Nest Building Materials

06/28/2013 posted in Animal Science
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It's a little late for most species of birds to be nesting but some, like these cedar waxwings, are still at it. Seeing this bird with such a huge am...
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