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Showing posts with label Amy Shira Teitel. Show all posts
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July 28, 2017

Does Your Dog Respond Better When You Use A Baby Voice?

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Dog
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Most people make their voices higher pitched when talking to their pets. But does this Pet-Directed Speech have any influence on animals?

July 23, 2017

Your Body Is Designed To Attack A New Organ, Now We Know Why

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Scientists think they've found the molecular basis for organ transplant rejection. Now that we know its cause, could we prevent its effect?

July 11, 2017

A Tenth Planet Could Be Warping Our Outer Solar System

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Scientists have just found warping in the Kuiper Belt that suggests there might be a tenth planet.

July 8, 2017

The Flies On A Dead Body Can Help Solve A Murder

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Researchers are using mass spectrometry on fly eggs to help investigators speedily determine a corpse's time of death.

May 24, 2017

How Bilingual Brains Perceive Time Differently

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A new study has found that what language you speak might alter your perception of time.

May 19, 2017

Is There Space For 12,000 More Satellites Up There?

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SpaceX wants to launch nearly 12,000 satellites into orbit, nearly ten times the number of active satellites currently up there. But is there room?

April 28, 2017

How You Can Survive With Only One-Third Of Your Blood

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How much blood can a human lose without dying, and how does the body replenish that blood once it's gone?

April 18, 2017

It's Possible To Hack NASA Satellites... But Then What?

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Satellites are just computer-controlled machines in space, and they can be hacked, but is that always a bad thing?

April 15, 2017

This Is Not What Space Looks Like

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Amazing images of the far reaches of the universe are everywhere, but are they accurate?

April 12, 2017

We Can Now Grow Human Bones From Stem Cells

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Scientists may have figured out how to grow bones in a lab, what does this mean for the future of implants?

March 22, 2017

The Crazy Way Scientists Launch Rockets From Balloons

Amy Shira Teitel
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Large chemical rockets are needed to launch payloads into space from the ground, but could rockoons, rocket balloons, be a more efficient alternative?

March 20, 2017

Poop Can Teach You A Lot, But You Have To Look At It

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When it comes to health, what comes out of you is just as important as what you put in. What does your poo say about you?

March 2, 2017

We Got Our DNA Tested, Here's How It Actually Works

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Trace and Amy get their DNA test results, and they talk to an expert about how scientists actually get genetic information out of DNA.

January 24, 2017

How Measles Vaccine Protects You From Other Deadly Diseases

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When the measles vaccine was first introduced, childhood deaths from all infectious diseases dropped suddenly. And now, we might know why.

January 22, 2017

Did The Sun Steal Planet Nine From Another Solar System?

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Outer space is full of free-floating orphan planets searching for a new home. What would happen if one flew into our solar system?

January 20, 2017

Robots Can Now Sense Your Emotions Via Radio Waves

Amy Shira Teitel
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Scientists have developed a machine that can read your emotions — even when your facial expression remains constant. How does it work?

December 6, 2016

What Really Happens When You Swallow Gum?

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You've probably heard that, if swallowed, chewing gum stays in your stomach for 7 years.

November 27, 2016

Could We Create A Livable Atmosphere On The Moon?

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Moon
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Until recently, scientists thought the moon had no atmosphere, but it actually does! What's it made of and can it be made to support life?

November 18, 2016

October 31, 2016

Why Did NASA Release Water Into Space?

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There were a lot of unknowns about spaceflight in the early 1960s, including what would happen if a rocket exploded en route to orbit. Enter Project Highwater.

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