MATH 432/532 - Basic Analysis II
  Spring 2013

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Bioengineered kidney makes urine


University of Colorado scientists find evidence consistent with theory that dinosaur-era mass extinction was caused by super-heating of the upper atmosphere to 2,700 degrees F for several hours after collision with a Manhattan-size asteroid.
asteroid impact

Bean leaf hairs impale, trap bedbugs validating a Balkan folk remedy
BedbugBeanLeaf

Lip-smacking gelada monkeys may provide insights into origins of human speech


Scientists develop dream reading technology
Dream prediction

View Comet Pan-STARRS (C/2011 L4) with the naked eye over the next few days!
C2011 L4

Human Glial cells make mice smarter
Glial Cells

Two X-ray space observatories team up to measure the spin rate of a black hole definitively for the first time
(also verifying a model of rotational distortion of emitted radiation)

rotation vs. obscuration

Mathematical models show crater morphology of dinosaur-annihilating impact consistent with a binary asteroid
binary asteroids

Biologists: Pet cats kill up to 3.7 billion birds and 20.7 billion mice annually
cat

Newly observed structure so large it challenges conventional thinking about the size of the universe
Huge-LQG
The Milky Way galaxy barely takes up a single pixel in this representation of Huge-LQG.
(Credit: Roger G. Clowes)


Most extensive census of insects, spiders and their relative uncovers 25,246 arthropod species in 1.2 acre section of Panamanian rainforest
bug census



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