5 Interesting Links for 06-23-2017

Regeneration (Animals) Research into salamander regeneration may open opportunities for triggering human regeneration, but the mechanisms are still not understood. http://www.livescience.com/59194-could-humans-ever-regenerate-limbs.html Anthropology (Interesting People) A fascinating biographical account of a self-taught Victorian anthropologist whose attitudes toward the cultures she studied … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-16-2017

Origins (Archaeology) The discovery and dating of Homo sapiens fossils in Morocco implies a very different origin story for modern humans than the current theories. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/07/science/human-fossils-morocco.html Sociology (Finances) A look at how the common savings advice focuses on something irrelevant … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-09-2017

Discovery (Archaeology) The discovery of remains from a coastal village in British Colombia offers new information about when the first human migration occurred and substantiates the Heiltsuk Nation’s oral traditions. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/14000-village-discovered-triquet-island-british-columbia-canada-oldest-settlment-north-america-a7673726.html Lighting (Environment) The AMA is issuing guidelines for LED … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-02-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Faults (Geology) A case made for the possibility that before the tectonic plates were formed, Earth had a solid surface. http://www.space.com/35859-earth-once-had-solid-outer-shell.html Society (Animals) A look at the impact octopuses have … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-19-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Babies (Animals) Pictures of 39 (when I looked) babies of unusual animals reminds us of the diversity of life on our planet. Besides, they’re adorable. Several remind me of a … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-12-2017

Origins (Fashion) National Geographic points to some of the traditional patterns that are reflected in modern fashion across many cultures. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/travel-interests/arts-and-culture/style-culture-fashion-around-world/ Privilege (Feminism) This article cuts to the heart of feminism’s bias to expose its often unrecognized, and therefore unaddressed, … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-05-2017

Origins (Anthropology) A second look at the Homo floresiensis found in Indonesia may rewrite what has been accepted as the timing for human migration out of Africa. http://www.livescience.com/58855-hobbits-led-early-migration-out-of-africa.html Digital (Art) I’m not a great fan of the result, but this … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 04-28-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Genetics) I knew that chickens sometimes spontaneously grew teeth, but researchers have figured out the protein cluster responsible for beaks and successfully suppressed it to cause a dinosaur snout … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 04-21-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Typos (History) Typos happen, and they slip through the most diligent of watch guards. Here are some major ones with various results. http://wqad.com/2017/03/08/its-national-proofreading-day-here-are-4-typos-that-changed-history/ Society (Spiders) First, it was wolves, then … Continue reading