Meet the Xenobots, Virtual Creatures Brought to Life
nytimes.com/2020/04/03/science/xeno… 

Computer scientists and biologists have teamed up to make a new class of living robotics that challenge the boundary between digital and biological.

Tesla Ventilator
youtube.com/watch?v=zZbDg24dfN0 

Engineering update on the Tesla ventilator

What the Japanese can teach us about super-ageing gracefully
bbc.com/future/article/20200327-wha… 

Japan has one of the oldest populations in the world, but some of the country’s elderly aren’t slowing down.

Did humans truly domesticate dogs? Canine history is more of a mystery than you think.
popsci.com/story/animals/dogs-a-lov… 

It's one of the longest relationships in history. Scientists are reconsidering who started it.

The secret to curbing farm emissions is buried in the Stone Age
popsci.com/story/environment/farmin… 

When farmers reduce tilling, plant cover crops, and speckle their steads with livestock and trees, they're helping fight climate change and bolstering their bottom lines.

Coronavirus: To Swedes, it's the rest of the world engaging in a reckless experiment
stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronav… 

OPINION: Faced with what many see as a manageable illness, Sweden has decided that lockdown is the real risk.

How to Destroy Your Relationship During the Quarantine
youtube.com/watch?v=FQ2U870PVj8 

Here's how to destroy your relationship during the quarantine. It's a play by play to maximize the stress and tension that comes with having to spend 24 hours a day with your significant other during the quarantine. It's what's happening in every relationship, I just wanted to help you along with this helpful relationship advice during the coronavirus quarantine.

What's a virus, anyway? Part 1: The bare-bones basics - Scope
scopeblog.stanford.edu/2020/04/02/w… 

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses are getting a lot of attention; here's an inside look into the most abundant life form on Earth.

Who Was Alexander von Humboldt?
smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-inst… 

Smithsonian curator Eleanor Jones Harvey explains why this revolutionary 19th-century thought leader is due for a reconsideration

Making aerogel
youtube.com/watch?v=Y0HfmYBlF8g 

From the author: "It has taken many months, but I was finally able to make a decent aerogel".

THROUGH THE LENSES - Valve INDEX vs Oculus RIFT S vs HTC Vive PRO
youtube.com/watch?v=ZaMyW6mtApg 

HERE is a detailed look into the lenses of three of the VR Headsets out on the market right now for visuals! The biggest VR Comparison, The newly release Val...

Why Russia produces (and quashes) so much radical art
edition.cnn.com/style/article/russi… 

Curator Marat Guelman explains the growing influence of radical protest artists like Pussy Riot and Pyotr Pavlensky in Putin-era Russia.