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A few years back, a pair of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital made human cells glow by impregnating them with a molecule that's normally found in jellyfish called green fluorescent protein (GFP) and packing them into a resonant cavity that amplified the amount of light each cell produc...

July 22nd 2015 at 1:21pm 0 Comments
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We knew that well-trained bees were capable of sniffing out dynamite and other explosives, but researchers at MIT have now come up with a slightly less militant way to use our winged friends as bomb detectors. A team of chemical engineers at the school recently developed a new, ultra-sensitive se...

May 10th 2011 at 7:27am 0 Comments
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There are apps for converting between weights, volumes and areas, for converting currency and even to calculate your split of the tip at a bar; but what about apps for scientists? An iOS device, like an iPhone, is almost constantly on your person, so why not get some apps for helping you out in...

April 18th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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There's something of a saying that you can only remember the things you try to forget, but if you'd prefer to hang on to those photographic moments from Thunder Mountain back in 1991, a gaggle of gurus from the Weizmann Institute of Science just might have the magic elixir you've been yearning for....

March 7th 2011 at 11:53am 0 Comments
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There's certainly no shortage of research going on into unconventional means of storage, but one of the most unusual has to be protein-based storage, which we haven't heard much of in quite a while. That now looks to have changed, however, with some researchers in Japan boasting that they've made so...

February 11th 2008 at 4:42pm 0 Comments
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A GoNintendo reader was looking very critically at the new Gooey Bomb item in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, and discovered what is absolutely the origin of the item. And now that we've seen them together, it's so obvious that the Gooey Bomb is based on the Holy Protein from Cho Aniki Seinaru Protein Den...

May 27th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments