Archive for April, 2012 :

Wind Turbines That Learn Like Humans
April 30th, 2012

Depending on the weather, wind turbines can face whispering breezes or gale-force gusts. Such variable conditions make extracting the maximum power from the turbines a tricky control problem, but a collaboration of Chinese researchers may have found a novel solution in human-inspired learning models.

White Killer Whale Spotted—Only One in the World?
April 27th, 2012

“Handsome” whale may be the only known all-white adult orca.

Fiberglass Fibers Cause Lung Diseases And Cancer
April 26th, 2012

The fiberglass industry is circling their wagons, and you can’t rely on government agencies.

Is Imprisonment By Robot Jailers Coming Soon?
April 26th, 2012

With jails fuller than ever and government budgets being slashed, is the future of prisoner management the robo-correctional officer.

If You Have a Smart Phone, Anyone Can Now Track Your Every Move
April 23rd, 2012

Navizon I.T.S. makes it easy to pinpoint Wi-Fi devices anywhere its listening nodes are installed.

The Deadly Poison Lurking In Your Car’s Air Bags
April 23rd, 2012

Sodium azide (NaN3) is a highly volatile and highly poisonous compound which is used to inflate airbags when a collision causes the sodium azide to violently explode and inflate the airbags.

Spike In US Autism Rates Linked To High-Fructose Corn Syrup Consumption
April 23rd, 2012

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), mercury in vaccines, and agricultural pesticides are among the many cofactors that contribute to the onset of autism spectrum disorders, all of which deserve more attention from health authorities than they are currently getting.

Green Tea Extract Coupled With Quercetin Kills Cancer Tumor Cells
April 23rd, 2012

Compounds in green tea act as powerful antioxidants that can promote apoptosis or programmed cell death, a mechanism missing in cancer cells that permits uncontrolled cell growth.

Near Death, Explained
April 23rd, 2012

New science is shedding light on what really happens during out-of-body experiences — with shocking results.

In France, A Reactor Is Being Built Which Will Make Stars
April 18th, 2012

At extremely high temperatures, hydrogen nuclei will fuse to form helium, spitting out more energy than the process consumes, something that has never yet been achieved by a human-made device.

Fed Up With Steroids and Asthma Inhalers? Try The Benefits Of Herbs As Natural Treatment For Asthma
April 18th, 2012

Natural treatment for asthma helps reduce acute asthma attacks, manage chronic asthma and helps those with general trouble breathing.

Pharmaceutical Company Spends Millions Studying How To Steal Black Cohosh Component As Potential Treatment For Alzheimer’s
April 18th, 2012

Black cohosh extract as it is currently available might be an effective way to prevent or even mitigate Alzheimer’s symptoms without the need for an actual drug.

Escape The Nicotine Prison, Go From E-cigs To No-cigs
April 18th, 2012

People just want a way out, and e-cigs shine a little bit of light at the end of that tunnel.

Methanol Toxicity From Aspartame May Cause Autism, Spina Bifida, Preterm Delivery And More
April 18th, 2012

Once methanol runs the gauntlet of first-pass metabolism, its detoxification is no longer exclusive to the liver.

CIA Super Spy Centers Near Completion
April 13th, 2012
The First Universal Quantum Network
April 13th, 2012

The network’s construction is ingenious. Each node is represented by a single rubidium atom, trapped inside a reflective optical cavity.

Does DCA Cure Cancer?
April 11th, 2012

A common chemical seems just short of the latest miracle cure for cancer, but its implications for our basic understanding of cancer may be far more important.

Pentagon Plans for Telepathic Troops Who Can Read Each Others’ Minds
April 10th, 2012

And they could be in the field within five years…