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algae

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There's a virus that makes you stupid, scientists say

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.

By 11 November 2014

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Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By 11 November 2014

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Adorable dino night light powered by algae

A 3D-printed dinosaur filled with bioluminescent algae glows in the dark, fueled by photosynthesis.

By 21 August 2013

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Symbiotic algae suit feeds the wearer

Two artists create a system of tubes that farm edible algae and provide sustenance to the wearer. You could say it's the ultimate in green fashion.

By 15 August 2013

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Watch laser-guided Sea-Monkeys stir up a watery vortex

"Coaxing Sea-Monkeys to swim when and where you want them to is even more difficult than it sounds," says Caltech scientist studying the critters' impact on ocean currents.

By 2 October 2014

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Mystery solved: The sailing stones of Death Valley

For the first time, humans have observed the movement of the mysterious sailing stones of Death Valley's Racetrack Playa -- and caught them on camera.

By 28 August 2014

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What would happen if there were no more sharks?

PBS YouTube series "It's Okay to be Smart" dives into what would happen if there were no more sharks in the world, but leaves out that there would be no more "Shark Week."

By 12 August 2014

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Bruising pants help Paralympians locate injuries

A specially designed pair of pants uses pressure-sensitive film and dye packs to help athletes who can't feel pain find where they have been injured.

By 20 June 2014

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BIQ House: World's first building powered by algae

An apartment building powered by algae bio-reactors will open in Hamburg, Germany, at the end of this month.

By 13 April 2013

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A sunken Nokia Lumia still works?

A Swedish man posts an image to Facebook of a Lumia 800 that, he says, was lost in a lake for almost four months before being brought back to life.

By 31 October 2013