SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
SCIENTISTS HAVE DISCOVERED A WAY TO "BURN THE LEGS" OFF CANCER
A new study has found that laser-heated gold nanorods have the potential to "burn the legs" off cancer cells and decrease levels of the protein that causes their rapid growth. This, along with other recent discoveries, has the potential to help millions of people.
FUTURISTIC SPACE LASERS HAVE ARRIVED, AND THEY'RE FAR MORE THAN WEAPONS
While we have yet to develop the sci-fi level need for laser weapons affixed to our starships, NASA has been using laser technology for decades to learn more about space.
GENE THIEVES: FEMALE SALAMANDERS HIJACK DNA FROM MULTIPLE MALES
In the natural world, stealing is a necessary and frequent strategy for survival. Every animal group includes opportunists that snatch others' fresh kills, pilfer nesting materials or swipe prospective mates from distracted rivals.
TOO MUCH TECH TIED TO CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
College students who are
glued to their devices
may show early signs of developing the painful condition carpal tunnel syndrome, a new study suggests.
LAKE SUPERIOR: FACTS ABOUT THE GREATEST GREAT LAKE
The largest Great Lake is superior in more ways than one.
NASA: AI WILL LEAD THE FUTURE OF SPACE EXPLORATION
NASA scientists have predicted the pivotal role AI will play in the future of space travel. While we already use rudimentary forms of AI on our probes, deep space AI will need to be far more sophisticated.
DID NASA JUST DISCOVER ALIEN LIFE? SPOILER ALERT: NO.
A Youtuber claiming affiliation with the hactivist group Anonymous released a video stating that NASA is on the verge of announcing the discovery of intelligent life. The video takes quotes out of context and adds their own unproven assumptions.
NO, NASA HASN'T FOUND ALIEN LIFE
NASA is not preparing to drop an alien-life bombshell, despite what you may have heard.
NHS MAILING BLUNDER PUT 1,788 PATIENTS AT RISK - AND HEALTH SECRETARY KEPT IT QUIET
Jeremy Hunt kept quiet for months about a ‘major blunder’ which saw more than 700,000 letters to NHS patients mislaid, some of which contained cancer diagnosis, treatment plans and blood tests, it emerged today.
FACTS ABOUT GNUS (WILDEBEESTS)
Gnus, or wildebeests, are large African antelopes. Gnus (pronounced like "news") are closely related to cattle, goats and sheep.