Traveling? Ignoring relatives? Sitting alone at home? Whatever your situation over the next couple of weeks, the 50 blog posts chosen for the Open Laboratory 2013 collection of best science writing online can help. The stories will all be available in an ebook later next year, but you can read them all online now.
Great science reads for your holiday vacation
- Open Laboratory
Professor attempting to live underwater for 100 days and emerge "super-human"
University of South Florida biomedical engineer Joseph Dituri, 55, is attempting to spend 100 days underwater in a tiny room called Jules' Undersea Lodge in Key Largo, Florida. The Lodge… READ THE REST
Mice genetically engineered to grow tiny deer antlers
Oh deer! Chinese researchers genetically engineered mice to grow tiny deer antlers. They implanted stem cells from deer into the rodents who then grew the appendages. According to the scientists… READ THE REST
What makes 'true fun' and how to spot 'fake fun'
What is "true" fun? To find out, science journalist Catherine Price asked thousands of people around the world to describe their most fun and enjoyable experiences. Through her research, she… READ THE REST
Easily master languages on Babbel for $149 for a limited time only
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Learning a new language can seem… READ THE REST
Snag this high-performing refurbished MacBook Pro for under $300
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. You can't go to many places… READ THE REST
Bring some color into your life this spring with the Nix Mini Sensor V2, now only $59
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Spring is just around the corner,… READ THE REST