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Science Rules!!. Your weekly science dose, because otherwise you will never know. Jan 2013 This week in science Scientists measured the temperature cf the unive

Your weekly science dose, because otherwise you will never know

Jan 2013
This week in science
Scientists measured the
temperature cf the universe Researchers encoded
and found that is is cooling in million hits of digital
the exact way predicted by data in strings DNA.
the big bang theory.
Scientists designed a
minute but
tractor beam.
Quadruple helix DNA
Dung beetles were found A new species of was
was found in human
to navigate using the described, forcing scientists to re-
light the Milky Way. examine the evolution of birds. cells for the first
time.
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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#2 - chrolt
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Where do you get this?
User avatar #4 to #2 - swordyou [OP]
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The internet? That should suffice...
#21 to #2 - COMMENTSforTHUMBS
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#30 to #2 - anon id: c705a16f
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"I ******* love science", its a page on Facebook. They post all kinds of interesting things.
User avatar #52 to #2 - drulludanni
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiE4m_O-22Q
i had heard about the dna and dung beetles here i read about the tractor beam on some news site
User avatar #305 to #2 - nzphunter
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#5 to #2 - echobase
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#344 to #2 - TheHeist
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"I ******* love science" page on Facebook.

www.facebook.com/IFeakingLoveScience
User avatar #347 to #2 - nightlynutria
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I HEARD they made these.

www.facebook.com/IFeakingLoveScience
#291 to #2 - organicglory
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Comment Picture
User avatar #9 to #2 - wishingwell
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try www . newscientist . net for a size - make a free member and read the most in depth going article (for laymen) on the internet. (If you're a free-member you can read new articles for 20-25 days.)
Or http:// phys . org - not as orginized, but also ok.

Both sites have different sections like weopon tech, space tech, brain, nano, drugs etc. etc. (But NewScientist has the best comment section, with relatively good retoric and often intelligent discussions)

(and the first one is older than 1 week fyi)
User avatar #20 to #9 - chrolt
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Thank you.
User avatar #88 - Hreidmar
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I think everyone would be quite happy if these 'This Week in Science' posts became a weekly FJ tradition of sorts.
#135 to #88 - anon id: a73410d5
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Except for the fact that nothing is cited. Yeah, let's blindly believe these 'facts' that we're told.

Wow. That sounds awfully familiar to FJ's old enemy, the banana.
User avatar #152 to #135 - gammajk
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You realise that these can all be found with a 30 second google search, right?
User avatar #160 to #88 - Crusader
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It wouldn't be so bad if they linked to reputable sources that proved the facts to be correct.
As it is now, it's just blindly believing in something.
And that's religion.
User avatar #207 to #160 - rokkarokkaali
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What do you use when you want to watch porn? Find pictures? Google. Use it.
User avatar #209 to #207 - Crusader
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Not everywhere on google is a reliable source.
Plus, you could quite as easily say that at the end of an essay, but it still doesn't prove anything, if you want people to believe you critically, then provide citation.
User avatar #102 to #88 - icametocomment
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Yes please.
User avatar #108 to #88 - Hreidmar
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Given the enthusiasm this idea is greeted with, if OP doesn't do it I might take a shot at it myself.
User avatar #112 to #88 - wishingwell
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but then this just becomes useless facts - if there's sources to the 'original' material/articles, or more than just a headline, then it'd be more knowledge per se.
If I don't get a job soon (this week), I might aswell do one my self
User avatar #97 to #88 - heartlessrobot
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I'd enjoy that, mostly because it would mean a faster advancement in scientific fields, but he's gonna run out of **** to post, because such studies usually take more than a week.
User avatar #105 to #97 - retardedcalculator
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Yeah, but there are so many fields of science that there is bound to be something interesting in any of them.....
User avatar #103 to #97 - Hreidmar
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Advancements are happening all the time, and even if they're not particularly important they can still be fascinating. A few weeks ago I mentioned to my chemistry class that it was discovered that a particular mixture of acids would etch crystalline patterns into a sheet of copper heated to exactly 250 C. Though this isn't a very practical or major discovery, it was enough to provide us with 2 full hour's quite vivid discussion.
User avatar #89 to #88 - savannahijack
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second that
#91 to #88 - bqgrapevine
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I agree
#95 - BobbyMcFerrin
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This week in religion:   
   
Old man yells at clouds.   
   
>pic related
This week in religion:

Old man yells at clouds.

>pic related
#118 to #95 - upunkpunk
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Why do you choose to bring religion into this post?
User avatar #510 to #118 - alexusapi
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Science isn't about "why" - it's about "why not"

-Cave Johnson
User avatar #511 to #510 - upunkpunk
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Now don't start mixing science and religion together....
#512 to #511 - alexusapi
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jesus turned water into wine, sounds like a hella good chemist :D don't be so grumpy (pic related)
#513 to #512 - upunkpunk
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I love you
#125 to #118 - BobbyMcFerrin
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#248 to #95 - tightballin
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User avatar #114 - Noah
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Cells are quadruple helixed?

WHAT A TWIST!
#360 to #114 - redrubber
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I think they found that cancer cells have quadruple helixed DNA strands only, and that it may greatly help the detection of early cancer cells. Praphrasing from SciShow on youtube, so I might've gotten some details wrong.
User avatar #116 to #114 - upunkpunk
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DNA not cells
User avatar #117 to #116 - Noah
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Ohgoddammit.
I'm retarded.
That joke was already bad.
Now I just look like an asshole.
#138 to #117 - allmightynig
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i laughed
i laughed
User avatar #158 to #138 - Noah
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I'm getting thumbs and I shouldn't be.

I'm not even mad.
#120 to #117 - upunkpunk
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Do not worry, I love you
#122 to #120 - Noah
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#127 to #122 - upunkpunk
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#131 to #117 - ritsuka
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Hey...hey stranger
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I like your profile picture
User avatar #159 to #131 - Noah
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Best pokemon
#166 to #159 - ritsuka
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yup.
#169 to #166 - Noah
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#33 - pastelink
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The light of the Milky Way?

So, the stars?
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User avatar #35 to #33 - dunkleosteus
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probably referring to the large band of stars visible on clear nights, one of the arms of the milky way.
User avatar #24 - pianoasis
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A minute tractor beam... everyone knows things that start minute can turn into big **** (televisions for example)
I'm so ******* excited.
User avatar #189 to #24 - eldinarcus
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Thanks to your comment I realized OP was not talking about a measure of time when he said minute.
User avatar #267 to #189 - ICEDgrunge
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The way the word is pronounced is "My Newt", it just means that something's small or insignificant, if you didn't catch on already. I know the pronunciation always baffled me when I first heard the word.
User avatar #485 to #267 - eldinarcus
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I know the word lol, I just thought he was saying the minute for time.
User avatar #486 to #485 - ICEDgrunge
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Alright, sorry for wasting your time friend, I was just making sure is all.
User avatar #61 to #24 - xtnega
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The tractor beam is called a Bessel beam, however it can't simply be upsized (It is, after all, just photons acting in a certain way). But I'm sure we'll get there eventually.
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#213 to #24 - marlkarxthethird
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So far, the tractor beam can only tug on polystyrene particles in water. Also, because of the mechanism by which it operates, if you were to scale it up for use on macroscopic objects, the intensity of the laser would vaporize the target.   
   
Still, it's a step in the right direction and should be taken as nothing but good news.
So far, the tractor beam can only tug on polystyrene particles in water. Also, because of the mechanism by which it operates, if you were to scale it up for use on macroscopic objects, the intensity of the laser would vaporize the target.

Still, it's a step in the right direction and should be taken as nothing but good news.
User avatar #123 - anonythegame
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they measured the temperature of the universe? thats a big ass thermometer
#129 to #123 - ucmerolling
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**ucmerolling rolled a random image posted in comment #2552923 at FJ RPG ** i believe the term is, "rectal thermometer".
User avatar #132 to #129 - bokkos
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"Large Rectal Thermometer" if we're being true to the statement.
User avatar #367 to #132 - bulbakip
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Where is the anus of the universe?
#134 to #132 - ucmerolling
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**ucmerolling rolled a random image posted in comment #483 at What? Logic? Stop that! ** big*, although the word "big" hardly does this thing justice, it's gotta be more like gargantuan, massive, huge, extra large, xxxl even.
User avatar #137 to #134 - bokkos
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Ah yes, the ELRT. I remember when NASA flew it up in the 70s
#3 - echobase
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#98 - twist
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3rd picture...   
   
   
   
 soon...
3rd picture...



soon...
#229 to #98 - mrdrpage
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You shall be spared.
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#396 to #98 - rockamekishiko
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I have been waiting all my life for that
I have been waiting all my life for that
#68 - trolololer
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AAAAAAND ONCE AGAIN