5 Interesting Links for 05-26-2017

Human factors (Disease)

An assessment of the prevalence of Lyme disease shows how humans affect the areas where they live is a critical factor.
http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/03/06/518219485/forbidding-forecast-for-lyme-disease-in-the-northeast

Prosthetics (Technology)

A newly designed skin for prosthetic arms has both more sensitivity and is capable of charging itself with sunlight with the potential of simulating touch response.
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-39353751

Art (Coffee)

Latte art is fascinating, and while this article explains the mechanics of it, that there is a level of skill is without question.
http://www.livescience.com/55696-how-does-latte-art-work.html

Intelligence (Animals)

A more positive outlook on human relationships with animals than I have, but the points are much the same as Frans de Waal looks at the limits of human inquiry into animal intelligence. The YouTube video referenced at the bottom shows a crow demonstrating the understanding of fluid dynamics.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2016/05/05/animal-intelligence-has-been-widely-underestimated-says-primatologist-frans-de-waal

Short stories (Writing)

Some thoughts from a PodCastle slush reader about what to look at in your story before you send it out.
https://medium.com/@aidan_c_doyle/what-ive-learned-from-reading-slush-at-podcastle-46ec0cd8a27c

This entry was posted in Art, Music, Crafts, etc., Environment, Interesting Links, Research, Technology, Writing. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply