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Experimental Therapy Saves Monkeys From Deadly Dose of Ebola

Friday, August 29, 2014

ZMapp, the cocktail of antibodies used to treat two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus, spared 18 severely ill monkeys from death.

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From the Lab to the Silver Screen: The Birth of CGI

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Animator Tom Sito explains how scientists and engineers kickstarted Hollywood’s digital animation revolution.

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Electric Bacteria Form Nanowires, Shoot Out Electrons

Thursday, August 28, 2014

USC's Moh El-Naggar says engineers hope to harness bacterial energy using fuel cells.

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Making Hollywood’s Digital Doubles

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Now that Hollywood’s visual effects wizards can create convincing “digital actors,” will we still need the real thing?

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Making Hollywood’s Digital Doubles

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Now that Hollywood’s visual effects wizards can create convincing “digital actors,” will we still need the real thing?

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Science in the Writers’ Room

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hollywood T.V. and film writers explain how they balance scientific accuracy and storytelling.

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Science in the Writers’ Room

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hollywood T.V. and film writers explain how they balance scientific accuracy and storytelling.

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Black Holes

Thursday, August 28, 2014

High energy x-rays provide a rare glimpse into the behavior of black holes.

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Less Flashy Fossils Offer Paleoclimate Clues

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Uncharismatic microfauna, such as insects and mollusks, are giving scientists at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles a glimpse of the city's cool, humid past.

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Science in the Writers’ Room

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hollywood T.V. and film writers explain how they balance scientific accuracy and storytelling.

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Microbes Thrive in Antarctic Lake Buried Beneath Ice

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Microbes have made a home in a lake trapped beneath an 800-meter-thick ice sheet in Antarctica.

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Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Send Messages to Your Brain?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Researchers discuss how the microbiome might play a role in anxiety, depression, and autism.

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Oceans Act As the World's Thermostat

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Global temperatures hit a plateau at the turn of the 21st century. Now researchers say they've discovered where that missing heat was hiding: in the oceans.

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The SciFri Book Club Talks ‘Dune’

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The SciFri Book Club concludes its discussion of Frank Herbert’s ecological epic, Dune.

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Making ‘Masstransiscope’

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A filmmaker uses science to transform the New York City subway into a movie theater.

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Neanderthals and Modern Humans Mingled for Millennia

Thursday, August 21, 2014

New, more accurate radiocarbon dating suggests the two cultures co-existed in Europe for nearly 5,000 years.

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Tar Noir

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Using paleoforensics, researchers recount the grim details of life and death at the the La Brea Tar Pits.

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‘Evolutionary Misfit’ Finds Its Way Into the Family Tree

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Scientists piece together how a 14-legged Cambrian worm is related to modern animals.

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Tar Noir

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Using paleoforensics, researchers recount the grim details of life and death at the the La Brea Tar Pits.

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Neanderthals and Modern Humans Mingled for Millennia

Thursday, August 21, 2014

New, more accurate radiocarbon dating suggests the two cultures co-existed in Europe for nearly 5,000 years.

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