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Physicists Discover A Second Layer Of Information Hidden In Our DNA

DNA is fascinating, and we stand to learn so much about who we are, where we came from, and what we are capable of (biologically speaking) from its study. Our capabilities in particular have yet to be studied in-depth by the mainstream scientific community. Yet the study of phenomena like the placeb...

Is Software The Result of Our Inadvertent Biomimicry?

I first became interested in biomimicry when it pointed out the many natural forms that follow the Fibonacci sequence, suggesting a mathematical perfection at the heart of nature that organic life emulates as it evolves. The Biomimicry Institute has this definition: “Biomimicry is an approach to i...

The Inner-Ear Device That Translates Languages In Real Time

Who doesn't love travelling? There are few things as exhilarating as going to another country, immersing yourself in another culture, and trying to communicate with people across a language barrier — things we take for granted like road signs and food ingredients become challenges to overcome, and y...