Making molecular machines work

Making molecular machines work Wesley R. Browne & Ben L. Feringa In this review we chart recent advances in what is at once an old and very new field of endeavour — the achievement of control of motion at the molecular level including solid-state and surface-mounted rotors, and its natural progression to the development of…

How to read a scientific paper

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By Adam RubenJan. 20, 2016. DOI: 10.1126/science.caredit.a1600012 Nothing makes you feel stupid quite like reading a scientific journal article. I remember my first experience with these ultra-congested and aggressively bland manuscripts so dense that scientists are sometimes caught eating them to stay regular. I was in college taking a seminar course in which we had…

THE EQ FACTOR. New brain research suggests that emotions, not IQ, may be the true measure of human intelligence

TIME Magazine-October 2, 1995 Volume 146, No. 14 BY NANCY GIBBS It turns out that a scientist can see the future by watching four-year-olds interact with a marshmallow. The researcher invites the children, one by one, into a plain room and begins the gentle torment. You can have this marshmallow right now, he says. But…