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Can scientists communicate better with comedy? | Opinion

An astrobiologist, two comedians and a desire to communicate science to the public walked into a bar…actually they met for dinner. And the result? A sell-out Sydney Comedy Festival bringing together academics and comedians to rapturous audiences. The steam room concept was created by Luke Stellar, a PhD student at the Australian Center for Astrobiology …

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Active beauty startup Wild Science Lab eyes Middle East expansion and ingredient innovation

Founded in 2018, UK-based Wild Science Lab launched its first two ranges in late 2020 after around two years of development – ​​a leaf and seed hair care line and a root and fruit facial line . The hair care range included CBD and hemp seed oil designed to offer a preventative approach to scalp …

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Guangming Science City attracts global talent

SHENZHEN, China, July 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 8th Shenzhen Global Entrepreneur Convention and Guangming Science City Conference kicked off on July 5, and brought the world’s scientists and leading entrepreneurs together in the southern Chinese city. They are invited to share their perspectives on how Guangming Science City will embrace a bright future in …

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Everything You Need to Know About Data Science Bootcamps – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission from affiliate links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not influence the opinions or ratings of our editors. As companies have embraced data analytics over the past 20 years, the demand for data science professionals has grown dramatically. Many people assume that a traditional degree is the only way to …

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Scientists seek people with Down syndrome to test Alzheimer’s drugs: Injections

For Frank Stevens, 40, the effort to beat Alzheimer’s is personal. One reason is that the disease left his mother “almost childlike,” he says. “It’s very hard to see.” Also, as a person with Down syndrome, Stevens knows that he is likely to develop Alzheimer’s much earlier than his mother. So he raises money for …

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Toads surprise scientists by climbing trees in UK forests — ScienceDaily

Volunteers surveying tree sleepers and bats have made the unexpected discovery of over fifty common toads in nests and cavities in trees at least 1.5 meters tall. Until now, common frogs were considered terrestrial. The tallest frog in this study was found three meters up the tree, and scientists say there’s a chance the frogs …

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Quiet sounds numb pain. Researchers may already know why | Science

In 1960, a group of dentists published a curious study: when they played music for their patients during operations, the people experienced less pain. Some didn’t even need nitrous oxide or local anesthesia to get through the unpleasant procedures. Now a new paper unravels why it works—at least in mice. It’s an “elegant” study, says …

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Scientists develop durable material for flexible artificial muscles

4×5 inch film made from 10 layers of processable, high performance dielectric elastomers (PHDE) stacked together with 20 actuators. Credit: Soft Materials Research Laboratory/UCLA Materials scientists at UCLA and colleagues at the nonprofit research institute SRI International have developed a new material and manufacturing process to create artificial muscles that are stronger and more flexible …

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