Results for tag: science

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

On the plus side: you can enjoy books over and over again.
Linked on the 2nd of February, 2018 Details

Collaboration Kills Creativity, According to Science

Collaboration, rather than sparking creativity, results in group-think and mediocrity.
Linked on the 26th of November, 2017 Details

Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

In a mind-boggling world first, a team of biologists and security researchers have successfully infected a computer with a malicious program coded into a strand of DNA.

Published on the 11th of August, 2017 Read full post

Guardian: Monsanto's chapati patent raises Indian ire

Monsanto patents the Chapati wheat. Up next: Novartis patents pizza dough.

Linked on the 2nd of February, 2004 Details

IHT: Are apes climbing up the family tree?

Apes are exhibiting what was until very recently considered a uniquely human attribute: culture.

Linked on the 3rd of January, 2003 Details

Winnie the Pooh tales made up of misfits.

Pooh is obsessive-compulsive, Eeyore is chronically depressed, Piglet needs medication, Roo is a juvenile delinquent in-the-making, and Christopher Robin has gender issues. That's what Canadian doctors are saying anyway.

Linked on the 13th of December, 2000 Details