Category: science

Metasurface lenses

While batteries, screens and other electronic components get smaller and smaller, lenses have not done their part. Now, with a material science approach, scientists have created tiny meta-material lenses [source]

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What causes addiction?

What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. This video is adapted from Johann Hari’s New York Times best-selling book ‘Chasing The Scream: The First and Last...

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Humans Need Not Apply

The video is fairly old, but the thematic remains relevant and will become even more so in the years to come… Skynet sends its regards.

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Anatomy 4D by DAQRI

I’m certrain that augmented reality will aid to understand the physiology and anatomy of the human body in the future. DAQRI has already developed an app, free of charge, with a human body and...

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The BRIDGE Trial

Perioperative Bridging Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Original article from the New England Journal of Medicine BACKGROUND It is uncertain whether bridging anticoagulation is necessary for patients with atrial fibrillation who need an...

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The Tardigrade

Tardigrades can survive in extreme environments. For example, they can withstand temperatures from just above absolute zero to well above the boiling point of water (100°C), pressures about six times greater than those found...

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