Sunday, 23 August 2009

Johnald's Fantastical Daily Link Splurge

Johnald's Fantastical Daily Link Splurge

From Universe to Multiverse. Are You Ready? [Video]

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 09:50 PM PDT

Michio Kaku speaks about multiverse and parallel universes.

Flores 'Hobbits' Walked Out of Africa

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 07:50 PM PDT

The identity of the tiny human-like creature discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2004 has become clearer -- and more astonishing -- thanks to a new analysis by Australian and Indonesian scientists that indicates the small-brained, long-armed biped was the first human-like creature to walk out of Africa.

YouTube - The DNA Instruction Manual - Code For Life (2)

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 06:55 PM PDT

Rats being used in Mozambique to find Landmines

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 06:41 PM PDT

(10 votes - 1 comment - 242 views)
Trained rats scour the ground for landmines.

NASA & AFOSR Test Environmentally-Friendly Rocket Propellant

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 06:10 PM PDT

"NASA and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, have successfully launched a small rocket using an environmentally-friendly, safe propellant comprised of aluminum powder and water ice, called ALICE."

GODSIZED - Nottingham Rock City tonight! on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Videos

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 03:41 PM PDT

saw these at damagestock fest, were awesome

Buzz Aldrin tells a tall tale

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 03:06 PM PDT

(13 votes - 1 comment - 293 views)
Did the Astronauts of Apollo 11 see something they could not explain?

Japan Relaxes Human Stem-Cell Rules

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 03:00 PM PDT

A long-sought loosening of Japan's guidelines on human embryonic stem-cell research came into effect on 21 August. But some say the new rules are too little, too late for a struggling field that was once a source of national pride.

Kidney dialysis machine 'small enough to be worn as a belt'

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 02:00 PM PDT

Scientists have developed a kidney dialysis machine small enough to be worn as a belt which can allow patients to receive the treatment as they walk around. The battery-powered machine weighs around 10lb. Researchers hope that the device will give patients the freedom to have their treatment whenever and wherever they choose.

Is the Human Brain a "Belief Engine"? A Galaxy Classic

Posted: 22 Aug 2009 11:21 AM PDT

Lewis Wolpert believes that mankind's "incorrigible and wholly irrational" religiosity is as human, and as explicable, as the flint axe and the computer. It is a tool for the soul. Religion and belief in a supernatural being is a natural...