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Visual Limits of the Human Brain Processing Speed


Visual limits of the human brain and the visual processing time is quite evident. This why animals have camouflage skin, humans get headaches at trade shows and why video or game players will be the fighter pilots of the future.

Will Clones Run the World?


In the US it appears that we have decided that "life is not for sale" and that the cloning debate is over and our scientists are forbidden by law from attempting to clone humans. In other countries they are currently trying and will most likely continue to try until they get it right.

The Fall and Fall of the p-Zine


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A Tuned Bio-Field and a New Definition of Consciousness: Part 1


I rarely hear about the role of the Heart or the power of Love as relevant determinants of human health or spirituality. This was particularly highlighted at a recent energy psychology conference in which a keynote presentation on the topic of Enlightenment seemed to focus almost entirely on achieving altered states of consciousness.

A Tuned Bio-Field and a New Definition of Consciousness: Part 2


Love, pure Love, is the feeling one has when they are appreciating the deep beauty of something in their life i.e.

NASA Budget VS Social Programs


Balancing our quest for Space and its costs with the need of the people of our civilization is always at the top of the debate during NASA Budget hearings in the House and Senate. Some say that they think our primary planetary goal should be to colonize somewhere other than earth.

Planet Hugging


Tree hugging is a thing of the past. It is not just about the trees anymore.

We Have Come Along Way in Our Exploitation of Transportation


We sure have come along way since the horse and buggy or the first Model T that left the assembly line. We have attempted to build unbelievable transportation items and prototypes for instance; the Spouse Goose, jet powered bullet trains, under water autonomous vehicles and those X-Planes.

Electric Power Production From Magnetic Tapes


ATHENS - GREECE, -- An individual person called Basil Dimitropoulos, who is a graduate Electrical Engineer with specialization in Magnetic Recording Applications, has long announced that he developed a project that concerns Electric Power Production From Magnetic Tapes. This electromotive system affects directly the Global Home Appliances Industry and Transportation Industry, resulting in portable and mobile power supplies for Household Devices and Electric Vehicles.

Travertine Information


Travertine is a compacted form of limestone that forms in rivers and hot springs. Water, especially river water, has a lot of minerals in it.

Medical Miracle or Mistake?


Fundamental elements of life and the aspects of cloning bring dramatic advancement to the scientific and medical community; however, is this fast-paced artificial reproduction an intrusion of Nature or a doorway to infinite, medical cures?In lieu of scientific developments in the biological mainstream, the human intervention of life and it's natural state are of utmost concern. Questions are being raised as to what constitutes life produced naturally into this world as opposed to man-made biocreationism.

Using High Altitude Blimp Cell Phone Communication


By allowing high altitude Satellite Type Balloons or Blimps with Cell Phone type communications we could have a tremendous secondary back-up for communication. Also we could use this high altitude blimp to send out frequencies good for health, such as the Earth's frequency of 7.

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.

Space Probes Speed Up


Recently scientists were amazed that the space probes now leaving our solar system suddenly started to speed up? They should not be surprised because the gravity from the sun pulls in material from around our solar system and then compacts it. Just like our atmosphere is more concentrated closer in.

Cloaking the Postage Stamp Modern Aircraft Carrier


By using a special coating on the deck of an aircraft carrier and a projector on the top of the tallest communications mast facing down, we could project the image of the ocean onto the deck like a giant IMAX theatre screen. Although this sounds like a daunting task, it isn't really.

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As legal pot farms expand, so do air pollution worries  Science Magazine

Colorado plans major study of emissions from indoor growing facilities.


Scientists Are Totally Rethinking Animal Cognition  The Atlantic

What science can tell us about how other creatures experience the world.


Scientists create super-thin 'sheet' that could charge our phones  The Guardian

Breakthrough means large sheets of energy-harvesting material can be produced.


Science Center offers "Play" as alternative to screen addiction  10News

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A sleep-inducing gene, nemuri, links sleep and immune function in Drosophila  Science Magazine

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Scientists might have found a cure for Parkinson's disease  India Today

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Alligators gobble rocks to stay underwater longer  Science Magazine

New study may help solve the mystery of why crocodylians swallow stones.


Human consciousness is supported by dynamic complex patterns of brain signal coordination  Science Advances

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Scientists discover new quantum spin liquid  Science Daily

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Heterogeneous retreat and ice melt of Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica  Science Advances

The glaciers flowing into the Amundsen Sea Embayment, West Antarctica, have undergone acceleration and grounding line retreat over the past few decades ...


Scientists worry 'zombie deer' disease could jump to humans  Popular Science

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Citizen science projects have a surprising new partner, the computer: New machine learning techniques could pave the way for larger, more timely projects  Science Daily

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Germany's wolves are on the rise thanks to a surprising ally: the military  Science Magazine

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Muons reveal the whopping voltages inside a thunderstorm  Science News

Particle physics sheds new light on the electric potential of thunderstorms.


Zim scientists shine . . . discover ‘ozone hole’ over South Africa  The Herald

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