Monthly Archives: November 2014

Jaywalking

So I just had a false Aha! moment. Or rather an Aha! moment that happened to be incorrect. It happened at the end of the first show in the series Mr. Selfridge. As Mr. Selfridge and his wife walk away … Continue reading

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Quantum Spookiness Spreads

Ok, the title should really read: Our Awareness Of Quantum Spookiness Spreads but the shorter one works better on a number of levels 🙂 Quantum Spookiness, what is that? Quantum Mechanics has been called the most successful physics theory ever … Continue reading

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Pain, Pain, Go Away

Science Daily reports that in an article in Nature (I really have to figure out if I can subscribe without breaking the bank)  “have discovered a way to block a pain pathway in animal models of chronic neuropathic pain … … Continue reading

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Virtual Is Stil Virtual In The Brain

It appears that our best efforts to provide an immersive virtual reality experience still fall short of fooling even a rat brain that the world it is in is real. We know this because researchers studied just that, how the … Continue reading

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Synthetic Biological Circuitry

“it could lead to synthetic biological circuits that constantly measure glucose levels in the blood of diabetic patients, automatically triggering the release of insulin when it is needed” Synthetic biology. Cells and components made by man. Circuits added into the … Continue reading

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Panspermia Gets Another Boost

Panspermia gets another boost. For those who don’t know panspermia is the theory that life may not have started here on earth. It might have come on comets or meteoric dust particles that drift into the earth’s gravity well and … Continue reading

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Spacecraft Earth Has Another Shield

It would appear that Spaceship Earth has one more Shield against assault from space that we were not aware of. We’ve known for 60 years about the Van Allen Radiation belt. And the Ozone layer. These protective layers absord and … Continue reading

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