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Robot eyes and an implant that detects magnetic north: meet the biohackers
Robot eyes and an implant that detects magnetic north: meet the biohackers
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17 hours ago by le_re
'Gorogoa' Doesn't Explain Itself, but That Doesn't Stop It from Being Great - Waypoint
'Gorogoa' Doesn't Explain Itself, but That Doesn't Stop It from Being Great
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yesterday by le_re
Choosy Eggs May Pick Sperm for Their Genes, Defying Mendel’s Law | Quanta Magazine
The oldest law of genetics says that gametes combine randomly, but experiments hint that sometimes eggs select sperm actively for their genetic assets.
articles  evolution  biology 
yesterday by gmisra
Bacteria Sacrifice DNA Repair for Better RNA | Quanta Magazine
Preserving its DNA ought to be a cell’s top priority. But bacteria slow their DNA repair to a crawl in favor of proofreading gene transcripts.
articles  genetics 
yesterday by gmisra
How Bacteria Help Regulate Blood Pressure | Quanta Magazine
Kidneys sniff out signals from gut bacteria for cues to moderate blood pressure after meals. Our understanding of how symbiotic microbes affect health is becoming much more molecular.
articles  microbiome 
yesterday by gmisra
How the sandwich consumed Britain | The long read | News | The Guardian
The world-beating British sandwich industry is worth £8bn a year. It transformed the way we eat lunch, then did the same for breakfast – and now it’s coming for dinner.
articles  food  History  united_kingdom 
yesterday by gmisra
Black American Princess in Training - Guernica
How a work of satire helped me embrace the stereotype.
articles  race  culture 
yesterday by gmisra
Investigating a Ritual Murder in Liberia
While a teenager is convicted of a gruesome killing, questions linger about occult violence among the power elite.
articles  liberia 
yesterday by gmisra
The Puzzle Of A Lifetime
The first time I played Gorogoa, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing.
articles  games 
yesterday by gmisra
How Land Registry data reveals London’s secret tunnels – Who owns England?
The existence of a secret network of Cold War-era tunnels beneath central London can be confirmed by recently-released Land Registry data, Who Owns England can reveal.
articles  london  History  urban_planning 
yesterday by gmisra

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