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Cancer breakthrough: Grape seed extract kills colorectal cancer cells

Cancer researchers are working to find chemotherapies that destroy cancer cells but are harmless to normal cells. It turns out, a natural substance already exists that does just that. University of Colorado Cancer Center scientists have just published a study in the

February 07, 2013


Scientists produce hydrogen by mixing silicon and water

Hydrogen is a zero-emission fuel and arguably an excellent candidate of alternative energy. Use of  hydrogen extracted from water  to generate electricity is a topic of an ongoing debate. Recent experiments by University at Buffalo researchers revealed how silicon

February 02, 2013

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Giant magnetized outflows from our Galactic Center

Two years ago, CfA astronomers reported the discovery of giant, twin lobes of gamma-ray emission protruding about 50,000 light-years above and below the plane of our Milky Way galaxy, and centered on the supermassive black hole at our galaxy's core.The scientists

January 28, 2013


DNA doesn't lie: Happy children become healthy adults

It sounds like science fiction but it is a scientific fact. A happy childhood leads to a healthy adult life. This is what scientists found when they examined the effects of childhood adversities to DNA. They found that the tiny protective caps of our chromosomes, which

January 27, 2013

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Suffering from brain fog? Studies reveal its main causes

Brain fog, or cognitive dysfunction, is an increasingly common condition in today's society. It is characterized by a lack of mental clarity and poor concentration, and almost everyone has suffered from it at some point in their lives. Due to the subjective nature of

January 20, 2013


Another reason to eat chocolate: it may cure your cough

Not everyone needs a reason to eat chocolate. But it's always nice to know there are valid health reasons that support this pleasure. Even then, it's no excuse to understand which type of chocolate has the most health benefits value.A December 2012 UK study with 300

January 19, 2013


Cometary panspermia - Traces of life found inside meteorite

Researchers claim that a meteorite which disintegrated and fell in Sri Lanka in December last year bears evidence of extra-terrestrial life. A joint research by scientists from UK and Sri Lanka led to discovery of fossilized algae in samples of a large meteorite,

January 19, 2013


Astronomers explore NGC 6872, declare it largest known spiral galaxy

NGC 6872 is a barred spiral galaxy 212 million light years away from Earth in the southern constellation Pavo. With its exceptionally large spiral arms, it spans more than 522,000 light-years, making it more than five times the size of our Milky Way galaxy. For

January 17, 2013


A disturbance in the forest from Landsat perspective

This is a sequence of Landsat-based data in the Pacific Northwest. There is one data set for each year representing an aggregate of the approximate peak of the growing season (around August). The data was created using a sophisticated algorithm called LandTrendr.The

January 15, 2013

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Survey: Vaccinated children five times more prone to disease than unvaccinated children

An ongoing study out of Germany comparing disease rates among vaccinated and unvaccinated children points to a pretty clear disparity between the two groups as far as illness rates are concerned. As reported by the group Health Freedom Alliance, children who have been

January 11, 2013

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LEON - microchips designed by ESA for future space missions

In an attempt to become self-reliant, ESA designed LEON series microprocessor chips for their future space missions. Engineered to operate within spacecraft computers, withstand extreme conditions during launch and in space, manufacturing was done Atmel in France

January 10, 2013


Secret government documents reveal vaccines to be a total hoax

If you have children, you are more than likely already aware of the official U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) "Immunization Schedules," which today recommend an astounding 29 vaccines be given between birth and six years of age, including yearly

January 08, 2013

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NASA considering an 'asteroid return mission'

We have seen wonders of NASA in past; Curiosity rover's rendezvous for instance, was really a thrilling experience not only for NASA; but for science enthusiasts all over the world. Sources say NASA is now considering a plan for an "Asteroid return mission" to drag a

January 05, 2013

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Quantum stealth: "The Harry Potter cloak" realized

Canadian camouflage manufacturing company Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp. has developed "quantum stealth camouflage", material which renders the target completely invisible using light bending technology. What's interesting, is that this material does not need any

January 03, 2013


Zooming in on charged particles emitted by the Sun

Using ESA’s Cluster satellites as a space plasma microscope, scientists have zoomed in on the solar wind to reveal the finest detail yet, finding tiny turbulent swirls that could play a big role in heating it.Turbulence is highly complex and all around us, evident

December 19, 2012


The case of the disappearing sperm: French men's sperm count plummets over last 16 years

The world is becoming an increasingly hostile place for the survival and persistence of masculinity, particularly with regards to male fertility and vitality. A deadly combination of estrogenic toxins in the food supply; harmful chemicals in the environment, and poor

December 15, 2012


Low-level pesticide exposure damages cognitive ability

Even low-level exposure to a widely used group of pesticides can produce long-term damage to cognitive abilities, according to a study conducted by researchers from University College London and the Open University and published in the journal Critical Reviews in

December 12, 2012