Category Archives: Science

jewspain

Millions of ‘Spanish’ Jews to apply for citizenship

Jewish associations expect 3.5 million Sephardic Jews to apply for Spanish citizenship after Spain’s Justice Ministry approved a draft law which will allow them to return to the country their…

nanomotors

Scientists steer nanomotors inside living human cells

Scientists at Penn State University have successfully controlled tiny nanomotors inside living human cells. Consisting of tiny, rocket-shaped bits of metal, the nanomotors were propelled by ultrasonic waves and steered…

roboearth

RoboEarth: Should we just surrender?

Scientists have created a network which various smart devices and artificial intelligences will use autonomously to share information and learn from each other – increasing their capabilities. Should we just…

bonelike

Enter the molecular age

Materials shape human progress – think Stone Age or Bronze Age. The 21st century has been referred to as the molecular age, a time when scientists are beginning to manipulate…

afam

Study claims American ‘racism’ harmful to health

Accelerated aging and a greater likelihood of suffering from an age-related illness at a younger age are two consequences being linked to African-American men who have experienced high-levels of racism…

geekoil

Geek oil or peak oil?

A new scientific discovery that takes algae and turns it into crude oil in minutes rather than millions of years could be the end of constant worries over “peak oil.”…

multivit

Multivitamins have no health benefits

Do daily multivitamins make you healthier? After reviewing the available evidence and conducting new trials, the authors have come to a conclusion of “no.” “We believe that the case is…

Abdelhakim Dekhar

France names suspect in Paris newspaper shooting

by Nicolas Gaudichet, Pauline Talagrand France said Thursday the suspect arrested over this week’s shootings in Paris is a man previously jailed for his role in a “Bonnie-and-Clyde” style multiple…

taxifares

Petrol hike increases taxi fares

The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) has announced an increase in taxi fares which will be effective from the end of this month. An increase of between 10% and…

sunmagnet

A storm is brewing: Sun’s magnetic field about to flip

The sun’s magnetic field is expected to flip in the next three to four months and it could lead to changes in our climate, storms and disruption to satellites. This…