- What Will NASA's Next Spacesuit Look Like?
- Gene That Triggers Antibodies Discoverd
- Invisible flash takes photos without the glare
- Pat Buchanan - Climate Change is a Hoax
- The blind can drive at Virginia Tech
- 8 Moon-Landing Hoax Myths - Busted! (PICS, Slide Show)
- World's Quickest Personality Test: 59 Seconds!
- A better way of transplanting bone marrow (TED Talks)
- 10 things we didn't know last week
- Starburst Galaxy M94
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 11:21 AM PDT
40 years after the first moon walk, designers and engineers discuss the continuing evolution of astronaut apparel
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 11:11 AM PDT
A research team led by the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology has identified the specific gene which triggers the body to produce disease-fighting antibodies -- a seminal finding that clarifies the exact molecular steps taken by the body to mount an antibody defense against viruses and other pathogens. The finding, published online to
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 10:12 AM PDT
A camera system that uses infrared and ultraviolet light to illuminate scenes produces sharp, natural images without the dazzling effect of a normal flash.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 09:29 AM PDT
(10 votes - 2 comments - 245 views)
Buchanan - science says climate change "is a hoax and a scam designed to transfer wealth and power...to a world government."
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 08:20 AM PDT
This story begins in 2006, when the Blind Driver's Challenge was initiated at Virginia Tech University in response to a proposal made by the Jernigan Institute, a part of the National Federation of the Blind. This month, members of the Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory have made previously impossible dream possible.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 07:20 AM PDT
Forty years have passed since humans first walked on the moon, but many conspiracy theorists still insist that it was all an elaborate hoax. Examine the evidence, and find out why experts say some of the most common claims simply don't hold water.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 07:00 AM PDT
(20 votes - 2 comments - 410 views)
As posted on Derren Brown's blog, a quick personality test for you to try at home!
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 06:44 AM PDT
(13 votes - 2 comments - 160 views)
The adult stem cells found in bone marrow can be used to treat many terminal conditions, from Parkinson's to heart disease.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 06:12 AM PDT
Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience. 1. A new element cannot be named after a living person. More details 2. Plants that smell of almonds or marzipan are more likely to be poisonous. More details 3. The UK's median gross annual salary is £20,801. More details 4. The best Italian saffron is made from crocus flowers picked at dawn. More details 5. The world's longest bench is 613 metres. More details 6. Testicular cancer only accounts for 1-2% of male cancers. More details 7. Brahms liked his audience to clap in between movements. More details 8. Zoos in China use female dogs as surrogate mothers for baby tigers, lions and bear cubs. More details 9. Some lizards are so light they fall to the ground like a feather. More details 10. Buzz Aldrin received Holy Communion on the moon. More details Seen 10 things? Send us a picture to use next week. Thanks to Heidi Adnum for this week's picture of 10 ducks in Hyde Park, London.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 06:06 AM PDT
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