Scientists have long been taunted by the human brain. After all, the very organ that gives us knowledge remains largely unmastered — something President Obama has set to rectify, in part, with an ambitious effort to map the brain. An incredible new development brings us closer to...
Niceness is in Your DNA, Scientists Find
Source: Life's Little Mysteries by Natalie Wolchover
Many times, two siblings raised by the same parents, and subject to similar environmental influences, can turn out to be polar opposites: one kind and generous, the other mean-spirited. A new study...
Sun, 15 May 2011 17:05 CDT
Canadian researchers find a simple cure for cancer, but major pharmaceutical companies are not...
Interesting article talks about 8.7 million species on earth. There is much talk in Eastern wisdom about 84 Lakh (Lakh/Lac = 100,000) species or 8.4 million species. What...
4th April 2011
Scientists develop genetically modified cows that produce 'human' breast milk
By David Derbyshire Environment Editor
Last updated at 12:56 PM on 4th April 2011
Babies could be fed on ‘human’ milk produced by cows in the wake of the latest developments in genetic...
NASA scientist finds evidence of alien life
By: Andrew Couts •
March 5, 2011
We are not alone in the universe, says NASA astrobiologist Dr. Richard B. Hoover. And he has the extraterrestrial fossils to back it up.
Aliens exist, and we have proof.
That astonishingly awesome claim...
Scientists create world's smallest computer
LONDON: Scientists have created what they claim is the world's smallest computer system that is just one square millimetre in size and can fit into one's eyeball.
Developed by a team at the University of Michigan, the unnamed tiny device is a...
Elaine Howard Ecklund, Ph.D.
Assistant professor of sociology, Rice University; author, 'Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think'
There is strong evidence that religion is resurging among students on America's top university campuses. Yet, a large number of academic...
Scientists find evidence for 'chronesthesia,' or mental time travel
December 22nd, 2010 in Medicine & Health / Neuroscience
Researchers have found evidence for “chronesthesia,” which is the brain’s ability to be aware of the past and future, and to mentally travel in subjective time...
GENEVA — Scientists claimed a breakthrough Thursday in solving one of the biggest riddles of physics, successfully trapping the first "anti-atom" in a quest to understand what happened to all the antimatter that has vanished since the Big Bang.
An international team of physicists at the...
Cancer is a modern, man-made disease caused by environmental factors such as pollution and diet, a study by University of Manchester scientists has strongly suggested.
The study of remains and literature from ancient Egypt and Greece and earlier periods – carried out at Manchester’s KNH...
Scientists find new superbug spreading from India
Reuters - 10:07am EDT
By Kate Kelland and Ben Hirschler
LONDON (Reuters) - A new superbug could spread around the world after reaching Britain from India -- in part because of medical tourism -- and scientists say there are almost no drugs...
Scientists 'decode' memory making
BBC News - Molecules and synapses cement memories, say scientists
US scientists believe they have uncovered one of the mechanisms that enables the brain to form memories.
Synapses - where brain cells connect with each other - have long been known to be the...
Scientists Doubt Meteorite Hit Latvia
posted: 9 HOURS 20 MINUTES AGO
(Oct. 26) -- Scientists expressed skepticism Monday about reports that a meteorite's impact created a crater near a northern Latvia farm.
The crater appears to have been dug by shovels, a doctoral student in...
Military scientists tested mustard gas on Indians
In pictures: Porton Down experiments
· Hundreds of soldiers used in experiments
· Illnesses caused by carcinogen not tracked
Saturday September 1, 2007
Title: Scientists Take to the 'Airways' to Find New Asthma TreatmentsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/21/05 1:59:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/05 1:58:45 AM