Why Scientists Are Talking About Attribution Science And What It Is NPR
As negotiators struggle to hammer out the rule book for a global climate agreement, scientists meeting in Washington, D.C., have yet more evidence linking ...
EPA science adviser allowed industry group to edit journal article Science Magazine
Risk analyst Tony Cox invited oil industry funder to review his work.
Science advocates weigh in as HHS conducts review of fetal tissue research Inside Higher Ed
Science advocacy groups seek to make facts on research clear as Department of Health and Human Services conducts comprehensive review of research ...
Just thinking you have poor endurance genes changes your body Science Magazine
New study suggests our minds can influence our physiology as much as our genes.
Scientists identify vast underground ecosystem containing billions of micro-organisms - The Guardian
Scientists identify vast underground ecosystem containing billions of micro-organisms The Guardian
Global team of scientists find ecosystem below earth that is twice the size of world's oceans.
Dog research at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs gets formal review Science Magazine
Dog research at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is going under the microscope. Yesterday, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and ...
Science in hand: how art and craft can boost reproducibility Nature.com
Artists and performers inform the physical act of experimentation — Roger Kneebone, Claudia Schlegel and Alan Spivey explore.
New study says scientists are leaving academic work at unprecedented rates Inside Higher Ed
The “half-life” of academic scientists has shortened dramatically over time, says a new paper calling attention to the “rise of the temporary workforce.” Following ...
New House Science Committee Chair to Climate Scientists: We've Got Your Back Again Gizmodo
Change is in the air over at the House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology. An oozing sump of climate change skepticism under the leadership of ...
This 8000-year-old 'gum' holds surprises about ancient toolmakers Science Magazine
Gum won't really sit in your stomach for years, but it can preserve human DNA for millennia. Researchers have uncovered genetic material encased within ...
The Science of Growing a Perfect Christmas Tree WIRED
Is your tree robust to cold? Do its needles cling to their branches? Christmas tree scientists ask these questions so we don't have to.
The Science of Spanking Psychology Today
Spanking has been a common form of discipline for decades. The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending that parents don't spank their kids.
At arm's length Science Magazine
A few years ago, scientists funded by the Wellcome Trust, one of the world's wealthiest private philanthropies, published sobering findings about the deadly ...
We Have Ways To Stop Rogue Scientists. They Don’t Always Work. FiveThirtyEight
How do you stop a mad scientist? We've been doing it in fiction for centuries. Doctor Faustus was carried off to hell. Pneumonia and an Arctic ice flow ended Vi…
What science says about having babies in space National Geographic
Fast-forward to several decades or a half-century from now, and it's not inconceivable that humans could be living on Mars—building habitats, trundling around ...
Science Group Deeply Alarmed by Efforts to Downplay IPCC Special Report at COP24 - Union of Concerned Scientists
Science Group Deeply Alarmed by Efforts to Downplay IPCC Special Report at COP24 Union of Concerned Scientists
KATOWICE, POLAND (December 10, 2018)—The IPCC's Special Report on 1.5 Degrees was requested in the Paris Agreement decision in 2015 to inform ...
Scientists brew lava and blow it up to better understand volcanoes Science Daily
What happens when lava and water meet? Explosive experiments with humanmade lava are helping to answer this important question. This long-term, ongoing ...
How to survive deadly 'Game of Thrones'? Science finds best strategy CNET
An analysis of the HBO show's many deaths might reveal the secret to making it to the end of the final season.
News of the first gene-edited babies shows that science can't police itself Virginian-Pilot
Just over a year ago, CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna of UC Berkeley talked with me about the prospects that the gene-editing technology she had helped ...
Trump administration has quietly barred NIH scientists from acquiring fetal tissue - Science Magazine
Trump administration has quietly barred NIH scientists from acquiring fetal tissue Science Magazine
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has ordered scientists employed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to stop acquiring new human fetal ...
These are our favorite science books of 2018 Science News
From tales about whales to enthralling scientific histories and the memoir of a frustrated astrophysicist, 2018 was a banner year for science books. Here are ...
'Dropout' rate for academic scientists has risen sharply in past 50 years, study finds - Science Daily
'Dropout' rate for academic scientists has risen sharply in past 50 years, study finds Science Daily
An analysis has found that half the people pursuing scientific careers at institutions of higher education will depart the field after five years -- a sharp contrast ...
Female frogs prefer city slickers Science Magazine
Anyone who has tried to whisper sweet nothings into their lover's ear while standing on a noisy street corner can understand the plight of the túngara frog.
Books for budding scientists Science Magazine
From audacious space missions and quantum physics to clean cookstoves and coral nurseries, this year's finalists for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for ...
A devastating report details a 'monumental' assault on science at the Department of the Interior - Los Angeles Times
A devastating report details a 'monumental' assault on science at the Department of the Interior Los Angeles Times
The Union of Concerned Scientists shows how the Interior Department has been transformed under Trump from a steward of public resources into a front for ...
Scientists to EPA: Stop Sidelining Science in the Air Pollution Standard Update for Particulate Matter - Union of Concerned Scientists
Scientists to EPA: Stop Sidelining Science in the Air Pollution Standard Update for Particulate Matter Union of Concerned Scientists
More than 200 air quality and public health experts have penned a letter expressing concern about the limited scientific input into an air pollutant standard ...
Nasa's Voyager 2 probe reaches interstellar space The Guardian
Spacecraft becomes second human-made object to reach space between stars.
A general reinforcement learning algorithm that masters chess, shogi, and Go through self-play - Science Magazine
A general reinforcement learning algorithm that masters chess, shogi, and Go through self-play Science Magazine
Computers can beat humans at increasingly complex games, including chess and Go. However, these programs are typically constructed for a particular game, ...
Science without sight: bringing medical discovery to low vision community UNSW Newsroom
An exhibition by Single Molecule Science at UNSW reveals the world of science and medical discovery to people with impaired vision. img_5121.jpg. Dr Erica ...
On Gender, the Science Is Deafening Daily Signal
There is absolutely no rigorous science that has found a trait called 'gender identity' in the brain, body, or DNA," Dr. Michelle Cretella says.
Gene-edited babies: why are scientists so appalled? – Science Weekly podcast The Guardian
Last week Dr He Jiankui announced he had created the world's first gene-edited babies. Hannah Devlin delves into why He's research has caused uproar ...
'Surprise' Palu tsunami clue found on seafloor BBC News
Scientists are getting closer to understanding the tsunami that struck Palu in Indonesia in September. Damaging waves rushed ashore after a Magnitude 7.8 ...
Practical science Leaving Cert ruled out over cost and crowded school curriculum Independent.ie
Education Minister Joe McHugh is abandoning the idea of long-awaited Leaving Cert science practicals because of the logistical and financial challenges ...
Humans may be reversing the climate clock, by 50 million years Science Daily
Our future on Earth may also be our past. Researchers show that humans are reversing a long-term cooling trend tracing back at least 50 million years. And it's ...
Direct reprogramming of fibroblasts into antigen-presenting dendritic cells Science
In vitro systems that culture immune cells have contributed greatly in shaping our understanding of immune cell functions and in the development of ...
The Best Science Books Of 2018 Science Friday
Here at Science Friday, our jobs involve reading a lot of science books every year. We have piles and piles of them at the office. Hundreds of titles about biology ...
A mechanistic classification of clinical phenotypes in neuroblastoma Science Magazine
Neuroblastomas—the most common tumor type in infants—develop from fetal nerve cells, and their clinical course is highly variable. Some neuroblastomas are ...
Uncertainty boosts Brexit jitters for U.K. scientists Science Magazine
U.K. scientists dreading the country's impending departure from the European Union, known as Brexit, now face possible outcomes ranging from undesirable to ...
A gamma-ray determination of the Universe's star formation history Science Magazine
How many stars have formed in the Universe, and when did they do so? These fundamental questions are difficult to answer because there are systematic ...
'We speak out at our peril': Science on water quality has been ignored, scientist says - Stuff.co.nz
'We speak out at our peril': Science on water quality has been ignored, scientist says Stuff.co.nz
A leading freshwater ecologist says scientists have been vilified and ignored for speaking out while New Zealand's rivers and lakes have become more polluted.
Google's DeepMind aces protein folding Science Magazine
Turns out mastering chess and Go was just for starters. On 2 December, the Google-owned artificial intelligence firm DeepMind took top honors in the 13th ...
These Sheets Use Science to Fix the Grossest Part of Laying in Bed Inverse
Your bed might be your favorite place to spend time but it is also one of the dirtiest. Most people don't wash their sheets without enough frequency to keep their ...
10 benefits of being attractive, according to science INSIDER
There may actually be perks to being seen as beautiful. Here are a few benefits to being conventionally good-looking, according to science.
Immune cells sacrifice themselves to protect us from invading bacteria EurekAlert
Our immune systems are working overtime this time of year. Knowing that a bunch of dedicated immune cells are willing to explode themselves to inform other ...
5 Habits That Annoy Your Spouse the Most, According to Science Fatherly
Marriage is often an exercise in tolerating whatever habits annoy you about your spouse. Still, there are scientific reasons that some pet peeves feel like nails on ...
Prolonged milk provisioning in a jumping spider Science Magazine
Mammals produce milk to feed their offspring, and maternal care often continues well after the young can forage for themselves. Though other cases of milk-like ...
Report that NIH will cancel fetal tissue research contract fuels controversy Science Magazine
*Update, 6 December, 11:45 a.m.: Responding to a Freedom of Information Act request from ScienceInsider, NIH has released its 3 December letter to UCSF ...
Trump ocean plan axes climate chapter Science Magazine
Addressing climate change no longer a main goal of 10-year plan.
NBA point guards still aren't a good source for science knowledge Star Tribune
Last year, Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving made headlines when on multiple occasions he publicly stated that he believes the Earth is flat instead of round.
Genetic study of epilepsy points to potential new therapies Science Daily
The largest study of its kind, led by international researchers has discovered 11 new genes associated with epilepsy. It greatly advances knowledge of the ...
A World of Science visits the Lakeland Bonnyville Nouvelle
Last week, Telus World of Science made a stop at Lakeland schools to teach youth about what happens when liquid nitrogen is introduced to items such as an ...
Big Oil and Gas Nations Sideline the Science at Katowice, Even as Emissions Rise and Warming Accelerates - Resilience
Big Oil and Gas Nations Sideline the Science at Katowice, Even as Emissions Rise and Warming Accelerates Resilience
Just as four big oil and gas producers block the UN climate policymaking conference in Katowice, Poland from welcoming a report on the science of the 1.5 ...
The science behind how catnip drives cats crazy - and how it could be used to help cancer patients - Daily Mail
The science behind how catnip drives cats crazy - and how it could be used to help cancer patients Daily Mail
New research has given scientists a big clue about how catnip produces its intoxicating chemical. And they believe that catnip, once reserved for cats, could one ...
The earliest human occupation of the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau 40 thousand to 30 thousand years ago - Science Magazine
The earliest human occupation of the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau 40 thousand to 30 thousand years ago Science Magazine
Human colonization of the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau has generally been thought to have been confined to the past few thousand years of the Holocene.
Why 536 was 'the worst year to be alive' Science Magazine
Ask medieval historian Michael McCormick what year was the worst to be alive, and he's got an answer: "536." Not 1349, when the Black Death wiped out half of ...
Why ignoring women has been bad for science National Geographic
Sexism has long skewed research, but a new wave of scientists is shifting course.
Spider moms spotted nursing their offspring with milk Science Magazine
On a summer night in 2017, Chen Zhanqi made a curious find in his lab in China's Yunnan province. In an artificial nest, he spotted a juvenile jumping spider ...
After botched launch, orbiting atomic clocks confirm Einstein's theory of relativity - Science Magazine
After botched launch, orbiting atomic clocks confirm Einstein's theory of relativity Science Magazine
Making lemonade from lemons, two teams of physicists have used data from misguided satellites to put Albert Einstein's theory of gravity, the general theory of ...
CRISPR bombshell: Chinese researcher claims to have created gene-edited twins Science Magazine
HONG KONG, CHINA—On the eve of an international summit here on genome editing, a Chinese researcher has shocked many by claiming to have altered the ...
Sounds of Mars wind captured by Nasa's InSight lander The Guardian
Scientists celebrate recording low-frequency rumblings – 'an unplanned treat'
Define the human right to science Science Magazine
The adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly will mark its 70th anniversary on 10 ...
China sets out for the far side of the moon Science Magazine
SHANGHAI, CHINA—China's ambitious program of lunar exploration is about to attempt a spacefaring first: On 8 December it will launch a probe intended to ...
Did a new form of plague destroy Europe's Stone Age societies? Science Magazine
Nearly 5000 years ago, a 20-year-old woman was buried in a tomb in Sweden, one of Europe's early farmers dead in her prime. Now, researchers have ...
'Influenza' and 'Pandemic 1918' chronicle the flu's devastation Science News
One-hundred years after the Spanish flu, 'Pandemic 1918' and 'Influenza' provide a new look at the global outbreak.
Why scientists say Leonardo DiCaprio’s love for collecting dinosaur bones is part of a ‘damaging’ trend - The Mercury News
Why scientists say Leonardo DiCaprio’s love for collecting dinosaur bones is part of a ‘damaging’ trend The Mercury News
Leonardo DiCaprio is back in the news for buying ancient dinosaur bones on the private market, which potentially limits specimens' availability for study.
Social network plasticity decreases disease transmission in a eusocial insect Science Magazine
When we get a cold and then stay home from work, we are not only taking care of ourselves but also protecting others. Such changes in behavior after infection ...
Strongest evidence of early humans butchering animals discovered in North Africa Science Magazine
Discovery suggests some of the world's first stone tools spread across Africa much earlier than expected.
Despite growing budget, U.S. cancer institute slashes operating budget by 5% Science Magazine
A good year for biomedical research funding has turned sour at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Maryland, where the director is cutting operating ...
Royal jelly research could propel cure for Alzheimer’s, claim scientists The Guardian
It is the mysterious substance that turns worker honeybees into queens and fills the shelves of health food shops which tout its unverified powers to fend off ...
Tiny droplets of early universe matter created Science Daily
Researchers have created tiny droplets of the ultra-hot matter that once filled the early universe, forming three distinct shapes and sizes: circles, ellipses and ...
Trump's nominee for USDA science post calls new U.S. climate report 'genuine' Science Magazine
The entomologist nominated to be the chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Washington, D.C., said today he accepts the conclusions of ...
South Africa's science academy urges update to nation's genetics laws Nature.com
South Africa needs to overhaul the laws and ethical guidelines that govern its genetics research, testing and databases, says its national science academy ...
NASA lander survives harrowing descent to surface of Mars Science Magazine
Update: NASA's InSight spacecraft survived its descent through the thin atmosphere of Mars and successfully landed on the planet's surface today. Although ...
Some Good News, and a Hard Truth, About Science The New York Times
Shortly before turning 30, Prince Charles complained to the press about its seeming obsession with bad news. “Why don't they, for a change, tell us how many ...
Universal flu vaccine remains 'an alchemist's dream' Science Magazine
NASHVILLE—What if instead of lining up for a flu shot of unknown effectiveness each fall, people could receive one vaccine that protects against all strains and ...
CASE: A HAL 9000 for 2021 Science
AAAS login provides access to Science for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the Science family to users who have purchased individual ...
Can the world’s most powerful brain scanner help scientists find the soul? The Star Online
Billion-yuan device set to 'revolutionise brain studies', aid research into Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer'sFirst phase of project approved, but design process ...
Dietary fat: From foe to friend? Science Magazine
For decades, dietary advice was based on the premise that high intakes of fat cause obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and possibly cancer. Recently, evidence ...
Facing the End of Science Scientific American
My gloomy 22-year-old meme has been popping up a lot lately, mainly in discussions of physics. Below I respond to four recent articles that cite The End of ...
Spider silk is five times stronger than steel—now, scientists know why Science Magazine
The next time you brush aside a spiderweb, you might want to meditate on its delicate strength—if human-size, it would be tough enough to snag a jetliner. Now ...
Is it time for a universal genetic forensic database? Science Magazine
DNA is an increasingly useful crime-solving tool. But still quite unclear is the extent to which law enforcement should be able to obtain genetic data housed in ...
This City of 15 Million People Is Sinking Rapidly, And It Could Be Irreversible ScienceAlert
It's the most populous city in Western Asia, and it's sinking into the ground at an alarming rate. Tehran, the capital of Iran and home to some 15 million people in ...
Martin Rees on the Future of Science and Humanity Quanta Magazine
For 50 years, the astrophysicist Martin Rees has contributed to our understanding of cosmology. Now he is speaking up about the promise and potential dangers ...
When scientists push people to their tipping point Science Daily
You probably overestimate just how far someone can push you before you reach your tipping point, new research suggests. A new study tilted people ...
In Antarctica, Scientists Enter an Extreme State of 'Psychological Hibernation' ScienceAlert
Some of the world's most important science is conducted in one of its most inhospitable, hostile places. But not without a cost, new research reveals.
Science Is Getting Less Bang for Its Buck The Atlantic
Despite vast increases in the time and money spent on research, progress is barely keeping pace with the past. What went wrong?
Why are these Costa Rican monkeys turning yellow? Science Magazine
Mantled howler monkeys are beginning to sport yellow patches of fur.
Scientists exchanged quantum information on daylight in a free-space quantum key distribution - Science Daily
Scientists exchanged quantum information on daylight in a free-space quantum key distribution Science Daily
Scientists have reported a successful free-space quantum key distribution (QKD) in daylight with the self-developed polarization encoding chip for the first time.
Science restored: Eddie Bernice Johnson prepares to chair key panel in U.S. House of Representatives - Science Magazine
Science restored: Eddie Bernice Johnson prepares to chair key panel in U.S. House of Representatives Science Magazine
After 8 years in the political wilderness, Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D–TX) is relishing the chance to “restore the credibility” of the science committee ...
Watch humpback whales trick thousands of fish into becoming dinner Science Magazine
The humpback whale has one of the biggest mouths on the planet—and the appetite to match. The bus-size mammals can eat up to 2500 kilograms of fish a day ...
Cultural flies: Conformist social learning in fruitflies predicts long-lasting mate-choice traditions - Science Magazine
Cultural flies: Conformist social learning in fruitflies predicts long-lasting mate-choice traditions Science Magazine
Though once believed to be confined to humans, culture has now been demonstrated in many different animal species, from whales to parrots. Most such ...
Swifter, higher, stronger: What's on the menu? Science Magazine
The exploits of elite athletes delight, frustrate, and confound us as they strive to reach their physiological, psychological, and biomechanical limits. We dissect ...
How scientists are studying dreams in the lab The Verge
Journalist Alice Robb is the author of Why We Dream: The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey. The Verge spoke with Robb about theories of dreams, ...
Scientists share MIT 'disobedience' award for #MeToo advocacy Science Magazine
The Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge today honored two women who have played leading roles in advancing the ...
Google's DeepMind predicts 3D shapes of proteins The Guardian
AI program's understanding of proteins could usher in new era of medical progress.
Do luxe labs shape science? Nature.com
Kendall Powell probes a study claiming that swanky buildings spark discovery.
Cosmic cacophony of colliding black holes continues Science Magazine
Infinitesimal ripples in space called gravitational waves have revealed four more instances in which two massive black holes have spiraled into each other and ...
Neanderthals may not have been the headbangers scientists once assumed Science Magazine
Neanderthals are often depicted as graduates of the Stone Age school of hard knocks: Without sophisticated weapons, they had to face down violent prey such ...
‘Enough Is Enough’: Science, Too, Has a Problem With Harassment The New York Times
Many women in science thought that meritocracy was the antidote to sexism. Now some have decided on a more direct approach.
High-profile ocean warming paper to get a correction Science Magazine
Originally published by E&E News. Scientists behind a major study on ocean warming this month are acknowledging errors in their calculations and say ...
Marine News - Summer 2004 - Our Ocean Environment
Our oceans are home to many marine mammals, fish, turtles, corals and others. The delicate balance between man and the ocean is constantly being challenged by the demands of our society.
Heads Up Displays and Computer Human Interface
Heads Up Displays For High Tech Human Interface Need More Sensory Input to the Brain. We have been studying the HUD - Heads Up Display units for the Apache Attack Helicopter, F-18, Business Jets and thought of it's uses for soccer moms in SUVs in the fog, over the road trucks, Race Cars, Speed boats, Heavy Equipment is crucial mining endeavors.
God Created Man, 5000 years ago?
Well it is written that God created man 5000 years ago, there can be no doubt about it. The Holy scripture guarantees that is in fact how it exactly happened? Oh really? So how do you explain the fossil record, life on mars and dinosaur bones? Oh, you cannot explain that? I see, but you still wish to debate the works in the various religions and completely factual and to be followed literally then? Hmm? Okay, then I have a book that, I personally recommend that you do not read:"The Seven Daughters of Eve" By Bryan Sykes.
Atlantis through Science
ICE AGES: - The impact of the ice ages and inter-glacial effects on the rise and fall of ocean levels and the earth readjustments to the departure of the ice cap cannot be over-looked in the human historical picture. Research in the area is far greater than in the recent past and we can learn what might have happened to earlier civilizations on earth.
The Bermuda Triangle and Antarctica
The art or science of metallurgy is vital to the social structures surrounding all esoteric beliefs. They are the most tangible items of the cosmic soup that are possibly drawn to certain Earth Energy Grid locations as we shall see.
Mini UAV and MAV Power Plants
A set up of harnessed Lithium Polymer Cells can be the answer to mini-UAVs. When we compare the voltage output and capacity of wire harness systems and compare the weight of LiPoly cells to NiCd or NiMH cells you can achieve extremely better results than the average fuel and output on a ounce per ounce basis.
Why Dont Moths Fly to the Moon?
Surely, in the days before man invented artificial light, moths would have been attracted to the only light source at night - the moon. Wouldn't they have just kept on flying until they dropped from exhaustion? In fact does this not happen today in sparsely populated areas, where the moon is still the only night-light available?Navigation Sorry to disappoint you, but there is no concrete answer - only theories.
What are the Biggest Solar Projects?
Solar power will be necessary for space exploration and off planet colonies on the moon and Mars in the next few decades and our advances here on Earth will assist us with the knowledge we need to power them up. Some may not realize but we have come a long way in our solar technology in the last few decades and we are now ready to take this experience and knowledge to the next level; to build something out of this world.
DNA Testing Has Changed Everything
Since its discovery 20 years ago, the use of DNA for human identity and relationship testing has emerged as a powerful tool in both civil and criminal justice systems. DNA testing can reveal whether two or more individuals are related as well as determining the nature of their relationship.
Acoustic Transducers and Material Memory in Pipelines to Create Flow Up Hill
For the better part of human history mechanical pumps and suction techniques have been used to bring water uphill. By using dynamic pressure, downhill kinetic energy, pumps, suction and heating up the fluid mankind has been busy getting those fluids to market or desired areas.
Debunking the Debunker
In History and Science:INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS:"Everybody was glad that I was living; but as I lay there thinking about the wonderful place where I had been and all that I had seen, I was very sad; for it seemed to me that everybody ought to know about it, but I was afraid to tell, because I knew that nobody would believe me. - John G.
Big Bang or Lots of Big Fire Crackers?
There are many who talk about the Big Bang Theory. Although no one can be sure what went bang? Steven Hawking suggests it does not matter what went bang, because we will never know, so let's think on things we can know.
June 2005: Weather Forecasts for Vacationers
If Johannes Kepler, the renowned 17th century astronomer and discoverer of the planetary laws of motion, could speak from the heavenlies, he might have a few words of wisdom to share with the National Weather Service. Although Kepler's name is not normally associated with meteorology, he was quite the weather forecaster in his day.
X-37 UAV Has Potential
X-37 Moves Forward, Now What? Well, here are a few ideas of taking this craft to a whole new level and plateau in American Ingenuity and Innovation. NASA has learned a lot from the X-37 tests and will now turn it over to DARPA, which makes a lot of sense indeed.
Surgical Biomaterials and Tissue Regeneration Technologies
Plants, invertebrate animals, amphibians and even reptiles have the ability to regenerate lost or damaged body parts. In the case of lizards, for example, this is a defensive mechanism.
Movin On: Taking Transhumanism in Stride
Back in the seventies, we watched "The Six Million Dollar Man", a popular television show about a trained agent who was critically injured and given the gift of technology--bionic legs and super vision.Lee Majors portrayed a man capable of leaping tall buildings and scanning the landscape at night.
UAV Defense, UAV Recovery, Material Research, Infected Birds with Virus Plastic Net
When Manufacturing nets of any type: Going for strength and light weight is a challenge and it has been the compromise of many for so long in the battle to find the strongest net, sheet of plastic to mimic that of a Spider's web we have endured to no end. It is always and shall be for some time one of man's most important conquests in many of his fields of endeavors such as fishing.
Many Sci Fi writers have discussed Earthquake predictions
Cal Tech along with the Universities in Japan are on the leading edge of this new technology and it is quickly becoming a reality. Soon we will know months in advance of an expected quake and the precise time maybe known hours or minutes before it actually comes.
Enemy UAV Defense is under consideration
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles should be shot down from the air rather than the ground because if they are flown tele-robotically the operator who is looking down and forward will not know where the anti-aircraft device is. If the enemy uses Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to draw fire, which is a smart move for them, then once fired upon the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle whether it is shot down or not has now located our weaponry and troops.
How Can DNA Testing Help an Immigration Case?
DNA testing is routinely used in immigration cases to prove whether a child under 18 is a biological child of or, in some cases, is related to an individual with a leave to remain in the UK. Most DNA tests for immigration reasons are parentage testing (paternity or maternity) but in some cases a grand parentage or avuncular (whether a child is a nephew or a niece of the sponsor) test is employed to prove an alleged relationship.
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