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Blood-Brain Barrier Built on a Chip

Vanderbilt-led team developed ‘brain on a chip’   A $2.1M “microbrain” challenge for the purpose of studying chemical reactions in the brain was announced in…


Hidden Figures – Peter Samuelson Starcatcher Award

HIDDEN FIGURES Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant…


Cuba Announces 1st Ever Home Internet Trial in Havana

State-run Etecsa will install internet in Old Havana People in Cuba currently can only access connection to the web via public wi-fi hotspots. It…


Globe of Economic Complexity (Oil, Goods, Economics)

Infographic: UN Comtrade The UN Comtrade Database provides free access to detailed global trade data. It is a repository of official international trade statistics and…


Project Blue: A Crowdsourced Telescope to Find Another Earth

SETI Institute and others crowdsource a telescope to find and photograph another Earth.  Project Blue is a consortium of leading space and research organizations…


#RSFF2016 Winners Announced!

Congratulations to Winners of the Raw Science Film Festival 2016!   The 3rd Annual Raw Science Film Festival was held Saturday, December 10th, at…


Live Stream: Raw Science Film Festival

  The Raw Science Film Festival 2016 is being live-streamed by Livit! 5 – 7 pm                …


Golden Shot: Animation on machines seeking sun by Gökalp Gönen

Raw Science Film Festival 2014 Award Winner now available for free viewing online Synopsis / –Sinopsis Rusty machines living in their small houses, imagine…


Synthetic Biology System Pulls More C02 from Air Than Plants

World’s first CO2-fixing cycle in a test tube A team of researchers led by Tobias J. Erb at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology…