SPORE POWER Bacillus spores quickly shrivel in dry times and bloat with a blast of humidity.
X. Chen Et Al/Nature Nanotech. 2014
By embedding sensors in a thin sheath of silicon, scientists have created a jacket that can slip around a rabbit's heart and measure how specific regions of the organ react to temperature changes, low blood flow and other types of stress.
Rogers et al./Nature Comm. 2014
CREATURE POWER Biological fuel cells that generate electricity by harnessing sugars and oxygen in the body may one day power implanted devices in humans and other animals.
The use of statistics to validate medical studies suffers from flaws of faulty assumptions.
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