Ninth Planet May Have Been Discovered, Researchers Say

You might have a replacement, Pluto. There could be another planet in our solar system. Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have found evidence in the outer solar system of an object that could be a real ninth planet. There could be another planet in our solar system. Researchers at the California Institute ofContinue reading “Ninth Planet May Have Been Discovered, Researchers Say”

Acoustic survey tracks whale population trends along the coast of Southern California

Originally posted on Summit County Citizens Voice:
Naval training exercises off the coast of California could pose a threat to endangered marine mammals. Blue whale numbers holding steady; fin whales increasing Staff Report FRISCO — A new acoustic survey in Southern California coastal waters is helping researchers track whale populations. The data analyzed by the Scripps…

Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters

The Intersection of Science Religion, Politics & Ethics via Yale University: In the summer of 2015, Pope Francis is expected to issue a Papal Encyclical on the environment, in which he is expected to declare climate action a moral imperative for the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. This panel of experts from across several disciplines atContinue reading “Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters”

The Dangers of Over-Prescribing Antibiotics

CDC: Over-prescibing Antibiotics promotes stronger More Resilient Bacteria Growth. This new Bacteria Growth is more resistant to medications, and often causes infections and cancer-type skin spots (these spots appear red and brown) that are much more serious than the original infection being treating. Antibiotic prescribing in hospitals is inconsistent and often inappropriate—contributing to the emergence of antibioticContinue reading “The Dangers of Over-Prescribing Antibiotics”

Scientists use ‘NanoVelcro’ and temperature control to extract tumor cells from blood

Originally posted on SOMEONE SOMEWHERE:
An international group led by scientists at UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute has developed a new method for effectively extracting and analyzing cancer cells circulating in patients’ blood. Circulating tumor cells are cancer cells that break away from tumors and travel in the blood, looking for places in the body to…

China to Invest $1 Billion in Russian Solar Energy

Originally posted on World News – Breaking International News Headlines and Leaks:
Chinese power giant Amur Sirius plans to invest up to 45 billion rubles ($1 billion) in Russian solar energy starting next year, business daily Vedomosti reported Wednesday. Russia has blazing summers to match its harsh winters, and despite the country’s wealth of hydrocarbon resources, the government is making moves to encourage the emergence…

This Technology Lets You Become a Dolphin. Dolphins are the friendliest, most intelligent, human-like creatures in the ocean. (Photo: Max and Haley LLC) October 24, 2014 By David Kirby   David Kirby has been a professional journalist for 25 years. His third book, Death at Seaworld, was published in 2012. full biofollow me..  Would you beContinue reading

Hawk attacks a drone mid-air bringing it down to the ground: The 5 Best Ideas of the Day According to TIME.com

Five Best Ideas of the Day: October 10 Courtesy of: http://www.TIME.com: The Aspen Institute @AspenInstitute The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. 1. With U.S. support, El Salvador is using community policing to address skyrocketing gang crime.By Jude Joffe-Block in Fronteras2. A new tool designed to flag bogus storiesContinue reading “Hawk attacks a drone mid-air bringing it down to the ground: The 5 Best Ideas of the Day According to TIME.com”

A 3D-Printed Book Lets You Touch Precious Art With Your Grubby Meathooks

Originally posted on Deepak verma:
3D scanning and printing has changed the way medicine is practiced and businesses are run, but some of the less life-altering things it does are no less awesome. Take Tom Burtonwood’s Folium, a book of printed “pages” that each contain a different piece of art you can actually feel with…

Police and Perverts have been using the FIND MY IPHONE feature to Hack iCloud

Hackers have been using the FIND MY IPHONE feature to steal everything from passwords to deleted photos. Welcome to New World Next Week — the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week: Story #1: Officials Warn 11 Missing Airplanes CouldContinue reading “Police and Perverts have been using the FIND MY IPHONE feature to Hack iCloud”