By: Terrence Aym
When most people think of ultrasound, they think of the technology used to take sonic photographs of developing fetuses in the womb. But there are other applications for the technology as linguists have discovered.The science of phonetics encompasses how sounds—especially those that make...
Honestly Examine Matrix Examiner Exists
By: Jay O'Toole
Is it possible to honestly examine a matrix in which the examiner exists as a consumer? Is it possible to be totally-unbiased about the environment from which one receives all of the elements necessary for the examiner's life? Is it possible to properly-examine any portion...
Far from Land Mass in the Presence of l Water
By: Jay O'Toole
The myriad facts of the Bermuda Triangle read like a wrap-sheet of cosmic prank calls that abruptly ended without warning. There is merit in listing many of these facts, but for the purposes of this essay the focus will be on process more than content...
Value-free research: A possibility?
By: Hannah Ward - 614580
There are many questions and points being raised on the issue of whether it is possible to be completly value free in sociology. Some people say that sociology should become a "scientific" subject at the heart of society. Is this right though? Positivists see sociology...
Report: Pentagon designing cyborg battle bugs
By: Terrence Aym
From the pages of the fantastic imagery of a 1980s style science fiction story comes a futuristic nightmare.The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has embarked on a feverish new project to create cyborg battle bugs programmed for warfare.Although it sounds like the...
Cognitive robot companions coming soon
By: Terrence Aym
Back in the 1960s, famous science fiction author Ray Bradbury penned a short story about a little girl named Agatha whose mother had tragically died. Agatha's father, knowing that his daughter needed a mother, went out and got an "Electric Grandmother." A robot.Agatha...
By: Terrence Aym
Move over buddy, Mr. Robby Bot is here to replace you.Nightmare at the Acme factory? Well, not quite yet. But sooner than some would suspect, they may be joining the unemployment lines—kicked to the curb by that nice, quiet bucket-of-bolts down the street...
By: Art Young
The science nerds in middle and high school were an inscrutable bunch. They were the first to figure out how cool it was to mix certain chemical compounds together to lead to a minor explosion. They actually enjoyed dissecting and re-constructing the frogs in biology...
The history of the clock
By: Christyl Rivers
A clock is something some of us wish had never been invented. The shrill whine, beep, or ring, of our morning alarms however is just a more recent adaptation of ancient clocks. Nature invented “time telling”, by making the sun, moon, and all celestial...
Discovery: Hornet exoskeleton harvests solar power
By: Terrence Aym
Hornets can be bothersome creatures. They're aggressive and territorial. They sting. That can cause mayhem when they swarm…But some of them may offer a glimpse into a solution to Man's renewable energy needs.A hornet may hold part of the solution to the energy...

 

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