Checkout this Science Channel video of 9 crazy science facts…
Rather than hard, clunky, inflexible objects, scientists are now designing new robots with softer, more flexible bodies. And they can do things that no robot has done before.
It is pretty amazing when you think about it – that we are still finding new creatures on our planet that we didn’t know existed. And they don’t have to be microscopic, or even small. Check out this slideshow from BBC News for a taste of what still remains to be found…
Want some more? Here is a list from 2013
Researchers are looking to make healthier sausage by adding bacteria from baby feces (poop). Mmmm, yummy. Checkout the story at LiveScience.
Bonus: While you are there, be sure to click on the 7 Gross ‘Human’ Foods link in the article.
Here is a collection of science facts from Buzzfeed that will make you smile…
Check out the new baby born in Florence, Italy. His name is Ippo and he is a zonkey – a cross between a male zebra and a female donkey. Pretty cool, eh?
You can read about it at the ABC News Website
Read this interesting Princeton study where they gave rats drinks with either sucrose (table sugar) or high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and measured their weight, body fat, and triglyceride levels. Spoiler alert: You probably want to avoid HFCS.
Do you use Google as your search engine? Do you want some useful tips to make Google work better for you? If so, then check out this infographic from HackerCollege.com.
Coca Cola has put out a new ad about obesity. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has ‘translated’ the ad for the public. Pretty funny (and pretty accurate) 🙂
The Delaware Brain Bee will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013. I have posted a link below to a PowerPoint that you can use as review practice for some of the Brain Facts book. Note that it does not cover everything in the book but can be good practice.
Brain Bee Review (pptx)