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Science Friday
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Even jaguars need (five) root canals sometimes scifri.me/33ovnx pic.twitter.com/DkCB0ZkCkk
How flesh-eating insects like maggots are actually doing good: helping forensic entomologists solve crimes scifri.me/2xqvnx
In which a NASA astronaut demonstrates how candy corn is like a soap molecule scifri.me/06esnx youtu.be/ZEAzLw3Uiy8
Research suggests learning another language can help offset dementia, among other things theatln.tc/1yL7c6b via @TheAtlantic
New research shows the Milky Way may be stealing smaller galaxies' gases bit.ly/1sZlsG7 via @SmithsonianMag
What happens when you bring candy corn aboard the International Space Station? scifri.me/06esnx youtu.be/ZEAzLw3Uiy8
Need to talk to a therapist? You can try using this SF start-up's new app nyr.kr/1sXNx0q via @elements
Did you know: Thomas Edison owned an electric car? scifri.me/qxqvnx pic.twitter.com/mMzEA2L3Gc
"Ninety minutes into the first operation, the cat’s heart and breathing rates rose, signaling that he was waking..." scifri.me/33ovnx
From corn flakes to soy milk, J.H. Kellogg had ideas that were "ahead of his time," says @HowardMarkel scifri.me/4wqvnx
Americans have been plugging in electric cars since the early 1900s scifri.me/qxqvnx pic.twitter.com/qfxSUbWuLg
What happens after someone survives Ebola? bit.ly/1CxVOrD via @PopSci
How a nuclear accelerator could help solve some of the mysteries in the art world scifri.me/gyqvnx
Can science fiction spur science innovation? psm.ag/CVXEp via @PacificStand
A new technique reveals "fingerprints" that can help track invasive species like Asian carp scifri.me/fxqvnx pic.twitter.com/5rJadCN1yR
New research suggests that the last time the earth's magnetic poles flipped was 786,000 years ago bit.ly/1oabkJs
And catch up on any of today's topics at sciencefriday.com! #SciFriLive
Science only offers a piece of the picture; art historians will still be valuable to uncovering art fraud, says Collon #SciFriLive
It was the signature in a Sisley painting that revealed it was probably a forgery, says @imamuseum's Greg Smith #SciFriLive
The Louvre is the only museum in the world that has a nuclear accelerator in its basement, says @NDscience's Collon #SciFriLive
Greg Smith helped the Cincinnati Museum of Art find the pink in this Van Gogh painting #SciFriLive pic.twitter.com/CrvVeghqVl
Scientist can use an accelerator to detect details of a painting that the eye cannot see, says @NDscience's Philippe Collon #SciFriLive
Now #SciFriLive: Greg Smith @imamuseum & Philippe Collon @NDscience on using science to detect art fraud scifri.me/gyqvnx
TV shows often use the wrong insects (like mealworms) during scenes of forensic entomology, says Perez #SciFriLive
Do TV shows like CSI with forensic entomologist characters get it right? "No," says Perez. #SciFriLive
Entomologists have to train cops and investigators to look for "wandering larvae," says Perez #SciFriLive
"A 50-pound pig does a pretty good job of replicating an adult human male," says forensic entomologist Perez #SciFriLive
Entomologists use pigs as surrogates for humans to study decomposition, says Perez #SciFriLive
Beetles usually eat tougher material on bodies like hair, says forensic entomologist Anne Perez #SciFriLive
The insects that usually get collected by forensic entomologists from corpses are maggots and flies, says Perez #SciFriLive
Next on #SciFriLive: Anne Perez of @SJC_Pumas on catching criminals using forensic entomology scifri.me/2xqvnx
Some Studebaker electric cars held up to 40 miles a charge, says Beckman of @Studebaker05 #SciFriLive
Studebaker electric cars came with a 15-foot cord to charge with...but remember that this is the early 1900s #SciFriLive
Thomas Edison bought the second electric car Studebaker Corp ever built, says Andy Beckman of @Studebaker05 #SciFriLive
Last year Americans bought 96K plug-in electric vehicles, but that's just over a half-percent of all the cars sold in 2013 #SciFriLive
Next up #SciFriLive: Andy Beckman from @Studebaker05 on the history of electric cars and the Studebaker Corp. scifri.me/qxqvnx
Video from this #SciFriSB show can be streamed at sciencefriday.com/notredame
A recently developed technique called "environmental DNA" allows trackers to get a fingerprint of the species living there #SciFriLive
In a teaspoon of Great Lakes water, you can find hundreds of thousands of organisms, says @ND_ECI's David Lodge #SciFriLive
Invasive species can be as costly as $1500/household, says @ND_ECI's David Lodge #SciFriLive
Now #SciFriLive: David Lodge, director @ND_ECI on tracking invasive species scifri.me/fxqvnx
Kellogg truly believed we are what we eat, says @HowardMarkel #SciFriLive
Kellogg raised a wolf on a vegetarian diet, and would feed only feed it meat for his lectures to show how vicious it would get #SciFriLive
So are we! RT @NDscience We are really enjoying @NDGleeClub's performances on @scifri! #SciFriSB #SciFriLive
Kellogg like to issue yogurt as an enema at his Battle Creek sanitarium - a kind of beginning of probiotics -@HowardMarkel #SciFriLive
"His great enemy was constipation," @HowardMarkel says of John Harvey Kellogg. "He 'cleaned' people out at his sanitarium." #SciFriLive
Kellogg also created what could be considered the first exercise tape, recorded on vinyl -@HowardMarkel #SciFriLive
Surgeon and missionary John Harvey Kellogg was the inventor of foods like peanut butter and soy milk, says @HowardMarkel. #SciFriLive