Featuring yetis, flashing bacteria, space!, brownian motion twists, That’s What She Said, better traffic control (hint: drive slower), nanotech _helping_ cell growth, wired petri dishes, vaccination, whale fall, NZ’s freshwater, and various fabulous eventry!
This week, aimee and Elf could happily have talked for hours, and managed not to. We are proud :)
Don’t forget to check out ‘other interesting things’ in the link list below, too. There’s some seriously tasty stuff :)
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Siberia home to yeti, bigfoot enthusiasts insist
Quorum sensing makes flashing bacteria blink together
ISS Now Has Live Access to the Internet
Students plot experiments for YouTube Space Lab
Journey to the Exoplanets iPad app (warning! For some unfathomable and angry-making reason, this app is not yet available in the NZ store…)
New twist on Brownian motion seen for the first time
[Subject] Could Eat [Object] All Day. That’s What She Said.
Rolling speed harmonization: How Colorado fights congestion on I-70.
Reactive Oxygen Species Driven Angiogenesis by Inorganic Nanorods
Wired Petri Dish Gives Real-Time Updates
IAS Complaint Part 1: Thimerosal in Your Vaccine?
IAS Complaint Part 2: Gardasil Horrors — Horrific Reasoning
IAS Complaint Part 3: Vaccine ingredients — Not so bad really
IAS Complaint Part 4: Anti-Vaccine Impact in New Zealand
Peter Gluckman is introducing a blog
Whale Fall (after life of a whale)
Public perceptions of NZ’s freshwater environment
nerd nite special edition: Tell Us A Story
NZIP Conference (that’s ‘Institute of Physics’, not “intellectual Property’ :P)
Say No to Fossil Fools: Panel on expansion of fossil fuel extraction
Forest & Bird: Horizons on the Manawatu
Influenza: Wellington’s Other Battle From Historical Influenza Remedies to the Latest Surveillance Strategies with Mass Spectrometry (more details on calendar)
Climate change, population growth and water intensity: scenarios and pathways for shaping Wellington’s water future
Talking about sex at school: conversation and sexual development.
Other interesting things
Ribald Tales of Entomology Limerick Contest: Honorable Mention #2
The Planet Will House 10 Billion People, and We Can Feed Them All
Core/Sheath Organic Nanocable Constructed with a Master—Slave Molecular Pair for Optically Switched Memories
The Search for a More Perfect Kilogram
Atoms-to-microns model for small solute transport through sticky nanochannels
Antigen-Fixed Leukocytes Tolerize Th2 Responses in Mouse Models of Allergy
A Buff New Twist on Carbon Nanotube Artificial Muscles
The origin and evolution of word order
Ball Camera Captures 360° Panoramas When Tossed into the Air
Design of a Perfect Black Absorber at Visible Frequencies Using Plasmonic Metamaterials