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Ominous background music in shark programming could hinder conservation efforts by Steffie Drucker
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Sharks get bad rap when viewed with ominous background music: Researchers demonstrate that background music affects viewers’ attitudes toward sharks. (2016). ScienceDaily. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160804171639.htm
Why sharks need a new soundtrack. (2018, October 24). University of California. https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/why-shark-soundtracks-make-it-harder-live-underwater
Our brains are constantly predicting the future to stay in the present by Cameron Duke
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Don’t blink: The science of a 100-mph fastball. (2017). The Seattle Times. http://projects.seattletimes.com/2017/mariners-preview/science/
"Hydrobot" is a magnetic bead that can move water around, even upside down by Briana Brownell
Water droplets become hydrobots by adding magnetic beads. (2021). ScienceDaily. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/06/210603111954.htm
Si, Y., Hu, J., & Dong, Z. (2021). Bioinspired magnetically driven liquid manipulation as microrobot. Cell Reports Physical Science, 100439. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100439
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