A new study looks at how the music played in the background of shark documentaries affects the viewers’ opinion of sharks. Not surprisingly, ominous music resulted in a more negative opinion of sharks than light music or silence.
No, This is not that weird flying creature from classic Trek that infected Spock and killed Kirk’s brother.. This is an incredible construct called a bio-hybrid machine or bio-bot. It consists of silicon gel, some gold, and genetically engineered rat heart cells. It’s designed to move towards light and undulate just like a real sting-ray.
A new biological simulation solves a long-standing mystery why mitochondria still have DNA.
Mitochondria are my favorite organelles. Organelles are the specialized nanomachines floating within eukaryotic cells and carrying out the critical tasks of cellular life. Examples include the Golgi apparatus, lysosomes, the endoplasmic reticulum etc.
Warning: Do not read this if you’re an extreme germaphobe, trust me
Researchers have determined that most people have a bacterial cloud surrounding them that is distinctive enough to specifically identify them like a fingerprint.
Yes you read that right. This invisible cloud is with us at all times and travels wherever we go. Whenever you shake someone’s hand, you’re both within each other’s nasty cloud of invisible nastiness.