- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve got your missing links right here (21 July 2012)
Chris Mims has started a column for BBC Future on biomimicry. This is one of those perfect combos of writers and topics. First up: “Robot swarms bring buildings to life”
Neurocritic uncovers Zak’s sad transit from oxytocin skeptic to TED-produced hyperbole machine. I love the first & last photo mash-ups. Why is he punching himself in the chin?
Great feature on Rob Knight, the microbe master who is sequencing the Earth
“The sequencing of this little girl’s exome was crowd-funded. Makes me feel good about humanity,” says Misha Angrist.
“Person With Autism Manages To Do Something.” That satirical piece was inspired by this atrocity, where we learn that autism gives you magical water-finding powers like a human dowsing rod.