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 with magnets. Researcher Tom Mallouk wasn’t afraid to talk up … Read the rest
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 surrender now? The BBC reports:
A world wide web for … Read the rest
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 materials at the atomic level to create new substances with … Read the rest
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 throughout their lives.
A study published in the American Journal … Read the rest
Engineers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory … Read the rest
After reviewing the available evidence and conducting new trials, the authors have come to a conclusion of “no.”
“We believe that the case is closed — supplementing the diet of well-nourished adults with (most) … Read the rest
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 murder that gripped the country 20 years ago.
Abdelhakim Dekhar … Read the rest
An increase of between 10% and 20% comes in the wake of the latest fuel price … Read the rest
This solar event only happens once every 11 years and signals … Read the rest
The war between former Vice President Al Gore and his critics over global warming is about to hit the boiling point with a new claim that Sun-influenced climate change is shifting into reverse, with the Earth poised to head into … Read the rest
The Norwegian town of Rjukan is shrouded in darkness for five months every year, but a project completed this month promises to bring a bright spot to the town’s central square via the recently completed installation of a series of … Read the rest
Researchers believe that the protein – named CRF1 – could also be linked to depression.
A team from Heptares Therapeutics, … Read the rest
Scientists have discovered a chemical ‘fingerprint’ in the blood that may provide clues to an infant’s health and rate of ageing … Read the rest