NASA announced this morning that the major Mars discovery they teased about in previous days is in fact flowing water. It has long been thought that water had existed somewhere on Mars and there are large amounts of frozen water in the polar caps but this is the first concrete …Read More »
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With the creation of a robotic exoskeleton which helped a paraplegic man walk for the first time in four years, a la Avatar, and the development of technology that could ultimately make Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak a reality, scientists seem to be on a roll in terms of bringing sc-fi and fantasy concepts …Read More »
In a post on its website, NASA has revealed that they are set to announce the solving of a ‘major mystery of Mars’. The press conference will take place on Monday at 11:30 am ET and will be broadcast live and can be streamed online. There has been lots of …Read More »
A new study has shown that the effects of climate change on floral growth may be leading to shorter tongues in bumblebees. Bumblebees and flowers have co-evolved a mutualistic relationship where flowers supply bees with nectar and pollen, important ingredients for hive construction and health, in exchange for transportation of their …Read More »
Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have set a new distance record for quantum teleportation, relaying quantum data through fibers that are four times longer than previous record holders, says UPI. Detailed in the latest issue of the scientific journal Optica, the researchers were able to …Read More »
Remember the Peanuts character Pigpen? I always thought that cloud of dust surrounding him was disgusting. Come to find out, Pigpen is not alone. Scientists say we all emit a “microbial cloud” of bacteria. That’s right, germaphobes. We all have our very own invisible cloud of dead skin, microbes and …Read More »
A group of British stem cell researchers has applied for permission to genetically modify human embryos. If the researchers are granted permission, it will be the first time that a national regulatory body has granted this sort of request. Of course, there’s no guarantee it will be granted. According to …Read More »
Plastic Microbeads Continue to Damage the Ocean 9 Billion Microbeads of plastic enter the ocean everyday. These Microbeads made up of polystyrene or polyethylene terephthalate are found in cosmetics, toothpaste, cleaning products, and other consumer products. Usually 1-5mm in size, they pollute the ocean and put aquatic life at risk …Read More »
A yellow-bellied water snake has, for the second year in a row, given birth without mating with a male. The snake is in captivity at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center in Missouri. This is the first example of parthenogenesis in this species of snake observed. The snake has not been …Read More »
The moon is set to stun in late September as a lunar eclipse and Supermoon will take place within a week of each other. The eclipse will be visible throughout northern America and best visible at the eastern regions of this area from Sunday 27th September, 2015. The total eclipse …Read More »