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 ancestors were kicked out of more than 500 years ago.… Read the rest
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