It’s (sort of) alive! It’s (sort of) alive!
Harvard researchers have created an artificial jellyfish— sort of– from silicon and rat parts. Video below.

Keeping abreast of medical news: The winner of this year’s Google Science Fair, 17-year-old Brittany Wegner, has developed a new method of detecting breast cancer.

Close also counts in rings:
Depending on where you are, it’s a good time to view Saturn.

He should probably buy a lottery ticket next:
The general cure isn’t here just yet, but the 19th International AIDS Conference, held this week in Washington, features Timothy Ray Brown, the only person to have been cured of HIV/AIDS– under very unlikely circumstances.

Getting cryptozoologists’ goats:
Utah’s “Goat Man” turns out to be a guy in a goat suit. He should not be confused, of course, with the better-known and still-mysterious Goat Man of Pope Lick, Kentucky (Also known as the “Sheep Man” or just “The Pope Lick Monster”). A video appears below, along with some robots programmed for soccer, and the first official trailer for Man of Steel.

Synth-jellyfish lives! Sort of.

Here’s a low-budget video, posted in June (though the short film is more than two decades old), about the Kentucky creature:

Since we’re short of video this time around, here are some robots playing soccer:

And, for those of you who haven’t seen Dark Knight Rising yet, you can enjoy the accompanying Man of Steel trailer:

Music courtesy of Lord of the Rings.

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  1. RE: Tim Brown.

    The source of his cure is another reason for the lunatic fringe of traditional religons to oppose stem cell research. God forbid we can some day grow the cure to God’s judgement on homosexuals!

    Of course, it’s another reason why the sane % of the world’s population should encourage stem cell research. No, this cure isn’t going to be available anytime real soon, but this is awesomely encouraging!

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