Post Profile

With This Smart Microscope, You Can Play Pac-Man With Live Microbes

Light-seeking microbes can be manipulated to become soccer balls and Pac-Man with LudasScope.
read more


Related Posts

Hackaball, A Smart Glowing Ball With Sensors That Kids Can Program to Play Different Games

Humor / odd : Laughing Squid

Hackaball is a smart, glowing ball that’s designed to be programmed by kids via an iPad to play a variety of fully customizable games. The project, which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, was created to encourage both an ...

Soccer Ball That Is Also A Portable Generator

Humor : Neatorama

(YouTube link) Many children around the world don’t have electricity but they do play soccer. The soccket is a soccer ball that captures energy with every kick. Fifteen minutes of play produces three hours of light. The sOccket harn...

They hunt, they kill, they cheat: Single-celled algae shed light on social lives of microbes

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Cheating is rampant among microscopically small algae, biologists have discovered. Their study adds to the emerging view that microbes often have active social lives. Future research could potentially open up new approaches to contr...

New Microscope Views and Manipulates Neurons in Live Animals

Humor / odd : mental_floss

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a powerful new microscope that not only can hone in on a small number of neurons in an animal brain, but can manipulate them through light, known as optogenetics. ...

3D-Printed Gadget Lets Kids Turn Smartphone into Microscope

Academics / General Science : Live Science

A 3D-printed smartphone microscope system is making microbiology interactive by allowing schoolkids to experiment and play games with light-seeking microbes.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC