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They missed this gal in the casting for the Lord of the Rings prequel, but that doesn’t mean she is giving up the act. No, she’s committing to her life in the woods and her distance from society.
‘As children, we weren’t encouraged to focus on material things. I was usually out in the fields – I always loved flowers and nature. My brother and I would sometimes eat our meals up trees. It was idyllic. I had real freedom.
‘I am very grateful that there was never a sense that you did something just because everyone else did it. I’ve carried on that principle.
It seems like everyone is on this Apple iPad bandwagon. It’s so popular that it’s starting to branch outside of our species.
As part of a program called Apps for Apes, 12 zoos across the two countries have been incorporating iPads into the enrichment time allotted for orangutans, the giant furry red primates native to Indonesia and Malaysia.
Science fiction is becoming less and less of a fantasy now that these two prominent colleges are promising artificial human tissue.
To create the cybernetic tissue, researchers first created a mesh of wires as small as 80 nanometers in diameter. Cell cultures were then added, and allowed to grow around the artificial wiring. So far, researchers have grown fully-wired heart and nerve tissue complexes.