Archive for July, 2012

Jellyfish Created in Lab

Jellyfish Created in Lab

In what is sure to qualify as the most bad-assery packed into a single sentence, a team at Harvard has reverse-engineered a jellyfish by using cells from a rat’s heart muscle, resulting in the world’s first synthetic jellyfish.

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REVIEW: The Doors of the Sea

REVIEW: The Doors of the Sea

D.B. Hart’s treatise is a rejoinder to a problem perhaps as ancient as humanity itself: the philosophical problem of evil. This brief apologia is a specific reaction to the tsunami disaster which hit the island of Sumatra in 2004.

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Carbon Dating for the Rest of Us

Carbon Dating for the Rest of Us

Though it’s one of the oldest age dating methods in use today, C-14 dating is largely misunderstood by the general public. I provide a layman’s explanation of this well-established technique.

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