Tritium in huge quantities is to be released into the Pacific ocean from Fukushima. It is radioactive and gets into the body through drinking water. Some scientists say it is safe, but many doctors and other scientists disagree. Cancer, danger to the fetus in the womb including microcephaly are potential outcomes.
Timelapse video showing a sequence of images just released by NASA that shows how human understanding of Pluto has evolved since the 1930s. The distant world was discovered in 1930 by astronmer Clyde William Tombaugh.
Will your eyes soon become a camera? If Samsung has their way, your eyes may be more than a camera, as their new contact proto-type connects with other devices too.
Science says ADHD may be a good thing… watch this video and learn why.
No time to read Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time? Here are Hawking’s big ideas… made simple via animation.
Researchers found a link between the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA and symptoms of autism. GABA neurotransmitters inhibit brain cells from firing in response to signals received from the external environment.
Fearing the implications of handing life or death situations over to “killer robots,” the report also calls for national laws or policies that establish similar prohibitions on all fully autonomous weapons.
So when Salomon Amar, a periodontal specialist at Boston University, began exploring links between oral bacteria and heart disease in animal studies in the late 1990s, reactions were lukewarm. “Many cardiologists thought we were a bit crazy,” he says. Skepticism still abounds, but the same molecular tools that have dramatically changed understanding of the gut microbiome are now allowing scientists to track and examine bacteria in the mouth. Advocates of a connection between the artery disease atherosclerosis and microbes are hoping to find convincing proof of their suspicions, while exploring links between ailing gums and other conditions, including cancer, arthritis, diabetes and even Alzheimer’s disease.
A team of researchers from the Harvard School Of Medicine documented the subtle ways through which the monks manipulate their bodies – like raising the temperatures of their fingers and toes by as much as 17 degrees, and lowering their body’s metabolic rate by up to 64%.
It seems that eating vegetarian is literally eating smarter and kinder.
Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.
German architect Andre Broessels has developed a spherical glass solar power collector that tracks the sun and can collect much more power than the flat screen solar collectors. Still in its development he has patents pending in 5 jurisdictions and hopes to market it in the near future. The indiegogo campaign has been successful and he is now testing.
The plan is to give an electric car for free (zero down payment) and allow people to pay for that out of the savings on the petroleum products. Innovation is possible; it just needs an open mind. You need to think of scale and be honest.”
Real unicorns aren’t white and fluffy, but they ARE real. Read this!