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Science/Technology: Scientists Use Gold And Rat Parts To Make A Remote-Controlled Artificial Stingray (Video)

Yeeeeesh! That looks creepy as f-ck! But a team of scientists at Harvard creating this artificial stingray out of rat parts (again, yeesh) and a pinch of gold is actually part of the team’s ongoing research on how to make artificial organs. This admittedly weird biotech is remote-controlled; able to be moved about in a tank using light beams.

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The Difference Between The Haves And The Have-Nots? Cal-Berkley Study Says… Morality (Video)

See? This is why money cannot buy happiness… because those who have money never feel they have enough OF ANYTHING. Astonishing clip above. PBS coverage of a research study that concludes that folks in high-end vehicles are in such a rush they’d nearly run a guy down in a crosswalk (when those worse off probably have more motivation to ‘not be late’ to wherever they are going)… that given opportunity, well-to-do study participants (more often than poorer participants) would take candy from kids… lie about test results reported via ‘honor system’… I mean, wow.

In a series of startling studies, psychologists at the University of California at Berkeley have found that “upper-class individuals behave more unethically than lower-class individuals.” Ongoing research is trying to find out what it is about wealth — or lack of it — that makes people behave they way they do.


Check it out.

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