Archive for June, 2011 :

Cuba Creates World’s First Lung Cancer Vaccine
June 30th, 2011

Cuba is claiming what it says is the world’s first lung cancer vaccine and is registering it in Peru and other South American countries. Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez may have gone to Cuba to test it on himself.

Inflatable Shark Among 300 New Species Discovered in Philippines
June 27th, 2011

A treasure trove of hundreds of new species may have been discovered in the Philippines, including a bizarre sea star that feeds exclusively on sunken driftwood and a deep-sea, shrimp-eating shark that swells up to scare off other predators.

Violent TV Linked to Kids’ Sleep Problems
June 27th, 2011

Letting young children watch violent TV programs may interfere with their sleep, a new study suggests.

Bus-sized Asteroid to Pass By Eerily Close to Earth Today
June 27th, 2011

No, it’s not a bird, nor a plane, or even an alien from the planet Krypton. It’s just a bus-sized asteroid that’s passing by our planet, although somewhat eerily close for comfort.

Cordless Phones and Brain Cancer
June 25th, 2011

If you have a cordless phone in your house or office get rid of it it before it gets rid of you.

Bt Toxin Contaminates Blood of Most Humans
June 25th, 2011

The toxin produced by genetically modified corn and some other crops is now found in the blood of almost everyone.

‘Dark Energy’ Has Been Confirmed
June 24th, 2011

First results from a major astronomical survey using a cutting-edge technique appear to have confirmed the existence of mysterious dark energy.

Fluoride Damages the Brain
June 24th, 2011

Another scientific study shows how fluoride can damage the brain and why it should be avoided.

Getting Ready for the Next Big Solar Storm
June 22nd, 2011

Officials and experts are meeting to discuss what to do in the event of another massive solar event.

Humans May Have ‘Magnetic’ Sixth Sense
June 21st, 2011

While humans can’t create and control magnetism, there’s a chance we may have the ability to sense Earth’s magnetic field.

Terrorist ‘Pre-Crime’ Detector Has Been Field Tested in the U.S.
June 21st, 2011

Screening system aims to pinpoint passengers with malicious intentions.

Humans Evolving Slower Than Expected
June 16th, 2011

Humans might be evolving slower than scientists had thought, according to a new analysis of the genomes of two families, but there is a huge variance between people.

Canadian Meteorite has all the Building Blocks for Life
June 16th, 2011

The argument that life on Earth may have been seeded from the stars just received a major boost, as scientists have found the building blocks of life inside a meteorite that landed in British Columbia in 2000.

Japanese Scientist Creates Edible Meat from Recycled Human Waste
June 16th, 2011

Check the latest in vegetarian meat replacement technology.

3D Movie Reveals How Brain Loses Consciousness
June 15th, 2011

For the first time, a 3D “movie” has shown what happens in the brain when a person loses consciousness.

Scientists Create Living Cells That Can Shoot Lasers
June 15th, 2011

Since their invention some 50 years ago, lasers have made a tremendous impact on modern science and technology but now scientists have found another way.

Moon to Play Hide and Seek This Week
June 14th, 2011

In what may seem like a play of hide and seek, the moon will be eclipsed tomorrow, only to appear in full on the next day.

Look Out Above! Russia May Target U.S. Sats With Laser Jet
June 13th, 2011

Back in the early 80s, Soviet engineers began outfitting an Ilyushin-76 jet with a laser cannon.

PSI Scientists Meet in Boulder
June 8th, 2011

The annual meeting of the Society for Scientific Exploration will be June 9-11 in Boulder, Colorado – real scientists talking about really important discoveries.

Cold Fusion Ready for Commercial Production?
June 7th, 2011

Despite claims to the contrary, cold-fusion works and is an important alternative to fossil fuels.