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Links for your Thanksgiving airport travel

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A tardigrade. Cute, isn’t it? (via sciencealert.com)

What Can Reddit Tell Us About The Future of Science?

Back in January 2013, twenty-three year old Kim Suozzi passed away after her fight with glioblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer. Kim, a recent college graduate and neuroscience major, made headlines in the months leading up to her death for her decision to cryopreserve her brain in hopes that she would one day be revived. Unable to pay for the high cost of the procedure, Kim and her boyfriend Josh Schisler took her case to the Internet, determined to drum up donations to fund Kim’s dream. Ultimately, their campaign was a huge success: Kim raised the $80,000 dollars she needed to preserve her brain until neuroscientists figure out a way to bring her back to life.

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Links for the afternoon of Friday, September 25, 2015

via telegraph.co.uk