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September 16, 2019

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About -- Episode 33

Rock-n-roll bridges, blinking eye-on-a-chip, high-flying low metabolism, and urban air “re-leaf.” It’s four awesome discoveries you probably didn’t hear about.

Guitar hydro dipping
The STEM Guitar Project

Blinking eye-on-a-chip used for disease modeling and drug testing
University of Pennsylvania

New way for bridges to withstand earthquakes: support column design
Texas A&M University
University of Colorado Boulder

Slowed metabolism helps geese fly high
University of British Columbia
University of Texas at Austin
University of Exeter, UK

Oak trees in southern U.S. cities are natural urban air filters
University of North Texas
Baylor University
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

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