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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Man-made Tornadoes Could One Day Power Our Cities

http://www2.electronicproducts.com/Man_made_tornadoes_could_one_day_power_our_cities-article-FANE_tornado_power_Dec2012-html.aspx

There may be no “earth-like” planets out there

http://www.salon.com/2012/12/30/there_may_be_no_earth_like_planets_out_there/

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Sun%20person%20ss Can the Human Body Learn to Photosynthesize?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/can-the-human-body-learn-to-photosynthesize

Why Everyone Has an Internet-Addiction Gene

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/why-everyone-has-an-internet-addiction-gene

Researchers Model New Drugs at the Quantum Level

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/researchers-model-new-drugs-at-the-quantum-level

Big Data is Coming to Your Bloodstream

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/big-data-is-coming-to-your-bloodstream

Organic Food: Not Better for You, Not Better for the Planet

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/organic-food-not-better-for-you-not-better-for-the-planet

Who Slept in Shakespeare's Bed? (And Why Does it Matter?)

http://bigthink.com/how-to-think-like-shakespeare/who-slept-in-shakespeares-bed-and-why-does-it-matter

Millions of contact lens users are at risk of eye-devouring amoeba that can turn them blind

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2199343/Contact-lens-wearers-mercy-bug-tap-water-gnaws-eyeballs-causing-blindness.html

It's not just Popeye that gets the boost: Adding spinach to solar panels nearly triples their efficiency

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2198663/Its-just-Popeye-gets-boost-Adding-spinach-solar-panels-nearly-triples-efficiency.html

The 'dark matter DNA' that could revolutionise medicine - even though scientists had written it off as junk

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2198839/Junk-dark-matter-DNA-revolutionise-medicine.html

Researchers successfully manipulate rat DREAMS… and human dreams could be next

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/09/07/researchers-successfully-manipulate-rat-dreams-and-human-dreams-could-be-next/

Video: Invisibility Cloaking No Longer Science Fiction

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/09/07/video-invisibility-cloaking-no-longer-science-fiction/

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Shutterstock_104190221 Can We Resurrect the Dinosaurs? Neanderthal Man?

http://bigthink.com/dr-kakus-universe/can-we-resurrect-the-dinosaurs-neanderthal-man

Woman Receives First 'Pre-Bionic' Eye Implant

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/woman-receives-first-bionic-eye-implant

Protein Helps DNA Repair in Aging Cells

http://www.alnmag.com/news/protein-helps-dna-repair-aging-cells

Five Myths of Cloud Computing

http://flexprocess.com/blog/2012/09/03/five-myths-of-cloud-computing/

A virus that kills cancer: the cure that’s waiting in the cold

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/09/04/a-virus-that-kills-cancer-the-cure-thats-waiting-in-the-cold/

Apple Granted Patent To Disable Cameras According To Location

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/09/04/apple-granted-patent-to-disable-cameras-according-to-location/

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Scientists find the stem cells that drive our creativity

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2186142/Scientists-stem-cells-drive-creativity.html

Max Little: A test for Parkinson’s with a phone call

http://www.ted.com/talks/max_little_a_test_for_parkinson_s_with_a_phone_call.html

Why Living in the Moment is Not Possible

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/why-living-in-the-moment-is-not-possible

Masturbation: "An Evolutionary Magic Trick"

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/hour-our-brains-evolved-to-make-us-master-pornographers

Wormholes: Travel Instantly through Space, Time; Visit Parallel Worlds

http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/pelletier20120811

GMOs cause animals to lose their ability to reproduce, Russian scientists discover

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/08/07/gmos-cause-animals-to-lose-their-ability-to-reproduce-russian-scientists-discover/

5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Like Open Source

http://flexprocess.com/blog/2012/08/08/5-ways-cloud-computing-is-like-open-source/

How You Can Take Advantage Of The Cloud

http://flexprocess.com/blog/2012/08/08/how-you-can-take-advantage-of-the-cloud/

Curiosity rover sends back flood of new views from Mars

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/8/curiosity-rover-sends-back-flood-new-views-mars/

Man, machine and unlimited dreams pave way to the future

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/8/man-machine-and-unlimited-dreams-pave-way-to-the-f/

There is ‘no safe dose of radiation’ from TSA naked body scanners

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/08/10/there-is-no-safe-dose-of-radiation-from-tsa-naked-body-scanners/

Microsoft and Bloomberg Collaborate on Sophisticated Pre-Crime Technology

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/08/10/microsoft-and-bloomberg-collaborate-on-sophisticated-pre-crime-technology/

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Creepy Robot Baby Now Even Creepier

http://zen-haven.dk/creepy-robot-baby-now-even-creepier/

Scientist Predicts Eugenic Society in 5 Years: Gene Tests to Determine Lover's Compatibility

http://www.medicaldaily.com/news/20120713/10844/eugenics-prediction-gene-test-compatibility-couples-infants.htm

What Some of the Greatest Science Fiction Writers Thought 2012 Would Be Like

http://www.alternet.org/visions/what-some-greatest-science-fiction-writers-thought-2012-would-be

Does Gatorade Actually Work? A top science journal has issued a blistering indictment of the sports drink industry.

http://www.alternet.org/food/does-gatorade-actually-work

Scientists Prove DNA Can Be Reprogrammed by Words and Frequencies

http://www.zengardner.com/scientist-prove-dna-can-be-reprogrammed-by-words-and-frequencies/

The myth of the eight-hour sleep

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16964783

Musicians' Brains Might Have an Edge on Aging

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=160994

Fruit flies offer DNA clue to why women live longer

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19093442

Disarming Deep-Sea Tactics

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/07/disarming-deep-sea-tactics.html

India set to launch Mars mission in 2013

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/9447049/India-set-to-launch-Mars-mission-in-2013.html

The Strange Neuroscience of Immortality

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Strange-Neuroscience-of/132819/

Scientists discover antibiotic alternative

http://times247.com/articles/scientists-discover-possible-antibiotics-alternative

The Feds' War on … Buckyballs!

http://cnsnews.com/blog/michelle-malkin/feds-war-buckyballs

Saturday, July 21, 2012

10 Mind-Blowing Discoveries This Week

http://www.alternet.org/story/156381/10_mind-blowing_discoveries_this_week

Degenerative Joint disease of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at he center for regenerative …

http://www.immortalitymedicine.tv/regenerative-medicine/degenerative-joint-disease-of-the-knee-is-now-being-treated-with-regenerative-medicine-at-he-center-for-regenerative.php

How Much Pi Do You Need?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2012/07/21/how-much-pi-do-you-need/

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Has It All. Can You?

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/yahoo-ceo-marissa-mayer-has-it-all-can-you

Stem Cells to Help Create Personalized Parkinson's Treatment

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/stem-cells-to-help-create-personalized-parkinsons-treatment

Why Doctors and AIDS Advocates Oppose the FDA's New HIV-Prevention Pill

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/why-doctors-and-aids-advocates-oppose-the-fdas-new-hiv-prevention-pill

Are Genetically Modified Foods Making Us Fat?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/are-genetically-modified-foods-making-us-fat

How Sequencing Sperm Could Help Fight Cancer

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/how-sequencing-sperm-could-help-fight-cancer

9 Out Of 10 Americans Want GMOs To Be Labeled

http://www.care2.com/causes/9-out-of-10-americans-wants-gmos-to-be-labeled.html

Dozens of Genetically Modified Babies Already Born – How Will They Alter Human Species?

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/07/20/dozens-of-genetically-modified-babies-already-born-how-will-they-alter-human-species/

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Accelerated Aging Could be Result of Chronic Anxiety

http://naturalsociety.com/accelerated-aging-chronic-anxiety/

Use a 2-Liter Bottle as a Light Bulb

http://www.chroniclewatch.com/reflections/videos/use-a-2-liter-bottle-as-a-light-bulb/

Here Comes the Avatar Economy

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/here-comes-the-avatar-economy

Fusion%20ss Nuclear Fusion One Step Closer Thanks to Super Powerful Lasers

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/nuclear-fusion-one-step-closer-thanks-to-super-powerful-lasers-3

Using Quantum Mechanics, We Can Reach Foreign Stars in a Human Lifetime

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/using-quantum-mechanics-we-can-reach-foreign-stars-in-a-human-lifetime

Mouse with Human Immune System May Revolutionize HIV Vaccine Research

http://www.alnmag.com/news/mouse-human-immune-system-may-revolutionize-hiv-vaccine-research

Microsoft, NBC dissolve MSNBC.com joint venture

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jul/16/microsoft-nbc-dissolve-msnbc-joint-venture/

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Cavemen Bones Yield Oldest Modern Human DNA

http://www.livescience.com/21246-cavemen-bones-oldest-human-dna.html

Acoustic Tweezers Capture Tiny Creatures with Ultrasound

http://www.alnmag.com/news/acoustic-tweezers-capture-tiny-creatures-ultrasound

Made in America: How Immigrants Are Driving U.S. Innovation

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/immigrants-are-crucial-to-us-economic-growth/

Lactobacillusjonsoniif Bacteria, I Want You Back: Five Friendly Microscopic Creatures In Your Body

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/five-of-your-microbial-friends

Hey Internet Providers: Data Wants to Be Free, Too!

http://bigthink.com/endless-innovation/hey-internet-providers-data-wants-to-be-free-too

CES: A Lighter, Cheaper Segway

http://blogs.smartmoney.com/paydirt/2012/01/10/ces-a-lighter-cheaper-segway/

Study: Radiation Therapy Can Make Cancers 30x More Malignant

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/06/27/study-radiation-therapy-can-make-cancers-30x-more-malignant/

Up to 20,000 Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Released in Australian Towns

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/06/27/up-to-20000-genetically-engineered-mosquitoes-released-in-australian-towns/

Genetic Engineers Explain Why GE Food Is Dangerous

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/06/27/genetic-engineers-explain-why-ge-food-is-dangerous/

Saturday, June 16, 2012

New holey material soaks up CO2

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18396655

Scientists Confirm that Plants Talk and Listen To Each Other, Communication Crucial for Survival

http://www.medicaldaily.com/news/20120611/10247/plants-communication-survival.htm

Swedes implant tissue-engineered vein in 10-year-old girl

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-engineered-vein-20120614,0,3772350.story

A closer look at microbes living on - and in - us

http://www.lef.org/news/LefDailyNews.htm?NewsID=13943

Particles point way for Nasa's Voyager

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18458478

New Device Smells Cancer on Your Breath

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/new-device-smells-cancer-on-your-breath

Viralinfec Lack of Single Protein Causes Persistent Viral Infection

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/lack-of-single-protein-causes-persistent-viral-infection

Older Fathers and Grandfathers May Pass on Longevity to Children

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/older-fathers-and-grandfathers-may-pass-on-longevity-to-children

X_chrome The Gay Gene: New Evidence Supports an Old Hypothesis

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/the-gay-gene-new-evidence-supports-an-old-hypothesis

The Dangers of Being Smart

http://bigthink.com/against-the-new-taboo/the-dangers-of-being-smart

The World as We Know It Is About to End, Say Some Really Frightened Scientists

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/06/14/the-world-as-we-know-it-is-about-to-end-say-some-really-frightened-scientists/

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funding research into bracelets that track mental, emotional responses

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/06/14/bill-melinda-gates-foundation-funding-research-into-bracelets-that-track-mental-emotional-responses/

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Terry Moore: Why is 'x' the unknown?

http://www.ted.com/talks/terry_moore_why_is_x_the_unknown.html

Juan Enriquez: Will our kids be a different species?

http://www.ted.com/talks/juan_enriquez_will_our_kids_be_a_different_species.html

Neutrino Subatomic Particles Don't Travel Faster Than Light--Einstein Was Right, Physicists Say

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/09/neutrinos-subatomic-particles-light-physicists_n_1582666.html

U.S. to U.N.: Hands off the Internet

http://times247.com/articles/us-rejects-un-internet-regulation

Google fights Big Brother with cyberattack alerts

http://times247.com/articles/google-fights-big-brother-with-new-cyber-attack-alerts

SOON: Bad science behind Florida mercury phobia

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jun/8/bad-science-behind-florida-mercury-phobia/

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

'Impossible' material would stretch when compressed

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21839-impossible-material-would-stretch-when-compressed.html

United Nations' Proposal To Control Internet Goes Before US House

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2012/05/united-nations-proposal-to-control-internet-goes-before-us-house.html

The Uneven Aging of America

http://adage.com/article/adagestat/older-population-growing-u-s/235024/

Pentagon Wants Manned Mission to Another Star by 2112

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/space-ship-to-another-star

How Consumer Electronics Will Drive Space Exploration

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/cool-little-x-box-satellites

Knowledge_ignorance An update on 'Another nail in the coffin of Enlightenment reason'

http://bigthink.com/ideas/another-nail-in-the-coffin-of-enlightenment-reason

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Mathematicians come closer to solving Goldbach's weak conjecture

http://www.nature.com/news/mathematicians-come-closer-to-solving-goldbach-s-weak-conjecture-1.10636?WT.ec_id=NEWS-20120515

Study links genes to melanoma development

http://www.nature.com/news/study-links-genes-to-melanoma-development-1.10597?WT.ec_id=NEWS-20120515

Monsanto files patent for new invention: the pig

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2005/08/02/monsanto-files-patent-for-new-invention-the-pig/

Scientists to Add Spider Genes to Human Genome to Create ‘Bulletproof Skin’

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/02/03/scientists-to-add-spider-genes-to-human-genome-to-create-bulletproof-skin/

Google starting to censor blogs

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/02/03/google-starting-to-censor-blogs/

Sun exposure lowers cancer risk

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/05/14/sun-exposure-lowers-cancer-risk/

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Research says ‘God spot’ does not exist Confirms other ‘G-spot’ is real

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/apr/25/research-says-god-spot-does-not-exist/

IPhone alone makes more money than ExxonMobil

http://times247.com/articles/apple-iphone-beats-out-exxon-in-profits

16 Signs That People Are Becoming Stupider

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/05/04/16-signs-that-people-are-becoming-stupider/

Apocalyptic Propaganda: Royal Society Think Tank Releases ‘People and the Planet’

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/05/04/apocalyptic-propaganda-royal-society-think-tank-releases-people-and-the-planet/

Human genes engineered into experimental GMO rice being grown in Kansas

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/05/04/human-genes-engineered-into-experimental-gmo-rice-being-grown-in-kansas/

Obama’s Science Adviser Says Chemtrails Will Save the Planet

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/05/04/obamas-science-adviser-says-chemtrails-will-save-the-planet/

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Jury fines Internet users $13.8 million - for being mean

http://rt.com/usa/news/lesher-lawsuit-topix-internet-890/

Interactive Poster That Loves Being Kissed #DigInfo (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyFZl7lCz_s

Anti-depressants 'may do more harm than good'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2134863/Anti-depressants-harm-good.html

Vitamin D supplements 'could cut blood pressure as effectively as some drugs'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2135312/Vitamin-D-supplements-cut-blood-pressure-effectively-drugs.html

Facial Defects Shown to Self-repair in Frog Embryos

http://www.alnmag.com/news/facial-defects-shown-self-repair-frog-embryos

New US Stealth Fighters Now at Iran’s Back Door

http://thegreatdayofannihilation.com/2012/04/27/apr-27-2012-new-us-stealth-fighters-now-at-irans-back-door/

Study Sheds Light on How Birds Navigate by Magnetic Field

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/27/science/study-sheds-light-on-how-pigeons-navigate-by-magnetic-field.html

Astronomers find new planet

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/9230801/Astronomers-find-new-planet/

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Commercial spaceflight's second port of call is Abu Dhabi

http://www.thenational.ae/lifestyle/commercial-spaceflights-second-port-of-call-is-abu-dhab

Welcome to Dearbornistan (video)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2130383/Curry-spice-lowers-risk-heart-attack-surgery.html

Photoreceptor Transplant Restores Vision in Mice

http://www.alnmag.com/news/photoreceptor-transplant-restores-vision-mice

Scar Tissue Transformed into Beating Heart Muscle in Mice

http://www.alnmag.com/news/scar-tissue-transformed-beating-heart-muscle-mice

DNA alternative created by scientists Artificial genetic material – XNAs – expected to reveal how molecules first replicated and drive biotechnology research

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/apr/19/dna-alternative-xnas-science-genetics

Ray Kurzweil - A Life Eternal - 1 of 6 (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqXBLDyGOjI

Dark and Dead

http://www.thunderbolts.info/wp/2012/04/19/dark-and-dead/

Online chats, off the record: Cryptocat puts privacy back on the Web

http://rt.com/usa/news/internet-cryptocat-kobeissi-chat-519/