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Self-Sustaining, Intelligent, Electronic Microsystems Created – Operate Much Like Self-Autonomous Living Organisms

A research team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst has created an electronic microsystem that can intelligently respond to information inputs without any external energy input, much like a self-autonomous living organism. The microsystem is constructed from a novel type of electronics that…


Imagine taking a nap at a time when woolly mammoths roamed the plains… and then waking up in the twenty-first century. That may sound like a science fiction story, but it might be the real experience of tiny aquatic animals called rotifers. …








Yawning is pretty common for humans, and even for other animals, but we still don’t know for sure why we yawn - or why I yawn when I see you yawn. Yawning often happens when we’re feeling sleepy, bored, or otherwise just not very alert. But it’s also contagious. …





Study of 6 billion phone calls shows Dunbar’s Number

A typical persons has about 150 relationships. …








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