Change is happening already. Starting this summer, the biotech firm Geron will treat a small group of spinal-cord injury patients using neurons derived from stem cells, marking the first time embryonic stem cells will be tested in humans.
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Why some people can't put two and two together. Dyscalculia is the numerical equivalent of dyslexia.
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Scriball is a simple physics game that will suck up your day. Guide one ball to the other ball with a line you draw. Easy to understand once you get started, but you'll drive yourself crazy trying to figure out what strategy to use past the first level. (via Metafilter)
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This machine fells, strips, and chops trees into logs in mere seconds. Now I know what "deforestation" really means.
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The clash between Chinese and Swedish table manners highlights how different cultures define politeness and intimacy. Commenters add how other cultures would react.
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Use your arrow keys to make an Etch-A-Sketch drawing online. Unlike the real toy, you can save your masterpieces afterward.
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Boulder City, Nevada is the home of the newest and largest solar plant in America. 167,000 solar panels are ready to provide juice to homes in ...California.
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The Proliferation of Kingdoms. What were once just plants and animals are now divided into six kingdoms under three domains.