Descubren la utilidad de los dedos arrugados en condiciones húmedas
Investigadores británicos encontraron que los dedos arrugados como ciruelas pasas cuando pasamos un tiempo en el agua tienen una función de agarre parecido a los surcos de las llantas. | Apasionadas por la salud y lo natural
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Battery Design Might Make Storing Solar Power Affordable
Combining aspects of high-energy lithium-sulfur batteries with flow battery technology can lower costs.
How the turtle got its unique hard shell
How the turtle shell evolved has puzzled scientists for years, but new research sheds light on how their hard shells were formed. Scientists say the ancient fossil skeleton of an extinct South African reptile has helped bridge a 30 to 55-million-year gap. This ancestor of the modern turtle, Eunotosaurus, is thought to be around 260 million years old. It had significant differences to a recently found fossil relative. Eunotosaurus was discovered over a century ago but new research in the…
A Chance to See Saturn, For the First Time in 7 Years
In July, you will have the photo opp of a lifetime. According to the Cassini Solstice Mission website, the sun will backlight Saturn on July 19, allowing you to clearly see the ...
Bling! Researchers create 24k gold in the lab
There's gold in them thar chlorides! Researchers at Michigan State University figure out how to transmute a toxic chemical compound into solid gold.
Resurrected protein's clue to origins of life
New reconstructions of ancient proteins have provided clues to the habitat and origins of life on Earth. The resurrected protein is thought to have existed almost four billion years ago in single-celled organisms linked to the earliest ancestor of all life. The protein survives in the extreme environments of high acidity and temperature expected on early Earth and, intriguingly, also Mars.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (flourless, no butter)
Thick, chewy peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookies made without butter or flour. Delicious!