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Scientists find new cancer treatment using nano particles...
Under the new mode of cancer treatment using nano particles, the anti-cancer drug will directly target tumour cells without harming the healthy cells of the body
By ceres on 2018-02-21 15:45 UTC
Can We Change The Past?...
Putting humans and consciousness aside, at the level of quantum particles Wheeler's Delayed-Choice experiments show that actions in the present can influence the past, says physicist Marcelo Gleiser.
By ceres on 2018-02-21 15:43 UTC
Some viruses produce insulin-like hormones that can stimulate human cells -- and have potential to cause disease...
Scientists have identified four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones that are active on human cells. The discovery brings new possibilities for revealing biological mechanisms that may cause diabetes or cancer.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-20 02:13 UTC
Scientists Discover What Causes The Pulsating Northern Light...
An international team of researchers directly observed what causes the pulsating aurorae. Although scientists knew about the process leading to the Northern Lights, they haven't known what causes them, until now.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-17 16:21 UTC
CRISPR-based technology can detect viral DNA...
A powerful genome editing tool can be deployed as an ace DNA detective, able to sniff out DNA snippets that signal viral infections, cancer, or even defective genes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-16 06:57 UTC
Kepler Space Telescope Discovers 95 More Alien Planets...
The exoplanet discoveries by NASA's Kepler space telescope keep rolling in.
By ceres on 2018-02-15 20:53 UTC
Alzheimer's disease reversed in mouse model...
Researchers have found that gradually depleting an enzyme called BACE1 completely reverses the formation of amyloid plaques in the brains of mice with Alzheimer's disease, thereby improving the animals' cognitive function. The study raises hopes t
By viper1 on 2018-02-14 18:24 UTC
Trump's NASA Budget Would Cancel Space Telescope & 5 Earth Science Missions...
The Trump administration's budget request for fiscal year 2019 calls for work on a major NASA space observatory and five Earth-science missions to be canceled. NASA's Office of Education would also be terminated.
By ceres on 2018-02-13 06:20 UTC
The EMP Hoax...
This is a synopsis of David Hathaway's book "EMP Hoax" released in January, 2018. EMP has a lot of potential for years of taxpayer funded boondoggle technology. The single "definitive" event that purportedly proves that civilian infras
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-12 07:30 UTC
Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024...
If the US government plans to stop funding the International Space Station at the end of 2024, there's a big question: what happens next? Hand the keys over to the private sector, apparently. The Washington Post has obtained a NASA document outlining.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-12 00:09 UTC
Scientists warn of unusually cold Sun: Will we face another ice age?...
A study by the University of California San Diego has said the Sun will experience a cold period where all solar activities will be reduced drastically.
By viper1 on 2018-02-09 21:24 UTC
Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster and Starman Leave Earth Forever in This Final Photo...
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has unveiled the final photo of his Tesla Roadster and its Starman mannequin sailing off into deep space after launching on the first Falcon Heavy rocket Tuesday (Feb. 6), and it is spectacular.
By ceres on 2018-02-08 13:57 UTC
Hookworms don't just wiggle in your feet and cause extreme pain, they could solve gluten intolerance...
As we cringed at the tale of a woman who contracted hookworm on a beach holiday, a 60-strong research group in Cairns were infecting themselves for the sake of science.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-02-07 06:12 UTC
Scientists discover off-switch for 'molecular machine' active in many diseases...
A discovery by Queensland scientists could be the key to stopping damage caused by uncontrolled inflammation in a range of common diseases including liver disease, Alzheimer's and gout.University of Queensland researchers have uncovered how an inflamm
By viper1 on 2018-02-06 16:10 UTC
"Earth-Like Alien Atmospheres?" --Hubble Delivers First Insights Into TRAPPIST-1 Planets...
"The lack of hydrogen in their atmospheres further supports theories about the planets being terrestrial in nature," said Julien de Wit, with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology."This discovery is an important step towards determining if
By viper1 on 2018-02-05 21:19 UTC
This engineer fixed his own heart with a mesh sleeve...
When Tal Golesworthy was told he was at risk of his aorta bursting, he wasn't impressed with the surgery on offer so he came up with his own idea. Lunchtime at a small medical engineering company in Tewkesbury. The entertainment thoughtfully laid on t
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:35 UTC
Dogs More Likely To Bite Emotionally Unstable People, Study Shows...
A new study revealed that the number of dog bite incidents in the United Kingdom might be much higher than official estimates. This is because dogs are more likely to bite emotionally unstable people, who will not report such incidents.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:34 UTC
Astrophysicists discover planets in extragalactic galaxies using microlensing...
A University of Oklahoma astrophysics team has discovered for the first time a population of planets beyond the Milky Way galaxy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-03 00:50 UTC
Meet the 'odderon': Large Hadron Collider experiment shows potential evidence of quasiparticle sought for decades...
A team of high-energy experimental particle physicists has uncovered possible evidence of a subatomic quasiparticle dubbed an 'odderon' that -- until now -- had only been theorized to exist.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-01 22:28 UTC
Sports drinks are not solutions for illness-related dehydration...
Hospitals across the nation have been hit by a double whammy: an alarming flu season combined with a shortage of intravenous fluids. Hurricane Maria's devastating effects on Puerto Rico, a critical manufacturing hub for American medical supplies, have
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-31 18:55 UTC
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