Archive for July, 2010 :

Time Travel Theory Avoids Grandfather Paradox
July 25th, 2010

Aside from the technical details of building a time machine, the possibility of going back in time to kill your ancestors and prevent your own birth has posed a serious problem for potential time travelers.

Antarctic Octopuses Found with Cold-Resistant Venom
July 25th, 2010

Researchers have discovered four new species of octopus in Antarctica with venom that works at sub-zero temperatures.

New Study Shows Vaccines Cause Brain Changes Found in Autism
July 21st, 2010

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Thoughtful House Center for Children in Austin, Texas, have found remarkably similar brain changes to those seen in autism in infant monkeys receiving the vaccine schedule used in the 1990’s.

The Case for Organic Sustainable Agriculture
July 21st, 2010

Our current industrial agriculture model is unsustainable and is contributing to the destruction of the planet. A new sustainable organic agriculture is essential to the survival of man.

Malaria-Resistant Mosquito Engineered?
July 21st, 2010

Scientists in the US claim to have genetically engineered a malaria-resistant mosquito.

New Theory for What Drives Plate Tectonics
July 21st, 2010

A new theory explains why tectonic plates move at different rates and solves other long-standing problems in Earth sciences, Australian scientists said.

Probability of Other Sun-Like Stars Higher than Previously Believed
July 21st, 2010

Turning previous theories on their head, an Indian-origin researcher has claimed that there are many solitary sun-like stars in the universe, which exist without any stellar companion.

Scientists Can Now Use Nanoparticles To Remotely Control Behavior
July 19th, 2010

Advances in the fields of nanotechnology, neurology, psychology, and artificial intelligence might someday be used by governmental authorities to control the population.

Plants ‘Can Think and Remember’
July 18th, 2010

Plants are able to “remember” and “react” to information contained in light, according to researchers.