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Study: Infants may be more perceptive than we think

According to a new study babies can recognize not only new objects but new paths taken by objects. For example a 10-month-old child can notice when objects such as tables move unnaturally.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Clean hydrogen energy can allegedly be produced from methane

Rio De Janeiro - Researcher Fabio B. Noronha claims that he and his team with the National Institute of Technology may have found a way to convert methane into hydrogen energy.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 1 comment

Scientists create water-based tractor beam

Canberra - Researchers with the Australian National University (ANU) have created a water-powered beam which can move objects with the flow.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 1 comment

MIT researchers create transforming origami robot

Origami creates the body of a new robot from MIT researchers. Technology experts have written about the device heavily since it can actually change the shape of the pieces which make up its body.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 1 comment

12% of gamers have hallucinations after long play sessions

Nottingham - According to recent studies around 12 percent of players hear sounds from their games after playing. Hallucinations include hearing bullets, explosions and whispering voices.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

2,100-year-old tomb in China reveals ancient cultural facts

Xuyi - Scientific teams recently uncovered the tomb of Liu Fei. Since he was a powerful figure his tomb includes valuable artifacts related to Chinese history.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 5 comments

Disgraced Japan stem cell scientist dead in apparent suicide

Tokyo - A renowned Japanese stem cell scientist who co-wrote research that was later retracted in an embarrassing scandal has been found dead of an apparent suicide, police said Tuesday.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Ebola, scare tactics and already having a cure

Ebola is making international headlines and everyone is wondering how to stop what they see as an epidemic risk. In this article we'll go over what has been done so far and what can be done in the future.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 10 comments

Wastewater turned into tap water thanks to man-made wetlands

Technology keeps healthy water continuously flowing between Dallas and Houston in Texas with the help of nature and human ingenuity.
In the Media by Carol Ruth Weber

Science and social media: It's all about Kim Kardashian

A scientist has created the "Kardashian Index" to measure how a scientist’s social media presence stacks up against his or her citation record.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Sunlight-concentrating tool could cut solar power costs in half

Burlingame - Renewable energy is something that scientists, environmentalists and business people all want to improve. Inventors at the Glint Photonics start-up group claim they have made a breakthrough with a sun-concentrating device.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 2 comments

Researchers create fastest network in the entire world

Researchers with the University of Denmark say that they have created the fastest network in the world, at 43 terabits per second, which would allow you to download full movies in around .2 milliseconds.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 2 comments

Scientists allegedly control evolution with embryonic experiments

According to a Nature report with contributions from scientists stationed around the world, researchers were able to regress the teeth of some mice in the embryonic stages.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Researchers develop display which corrects itself to your vision

Berkeley - Experiments with vision and technology have yielded a display which can change to fit your eyes. Early research does not answer all the questions but provides a promising start for future vision technology.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 2 comments

Formerly frozen region of Arctic Ocean now has sixteen-foot waves

According to geophysical research from the University of Washington and the Naval Research Laboratory in Mississippi, a previously frozen section of the Arctic Ocean now has massive waves.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

New 'perfect' holes appear in Siberia and prompt more research

Antipayuta - Russian researchers are once again rushing to explore a giant hole. Only now there are two holes, leading researchers to question whether their first conclusion was correct.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 6 comments

Paradise, photosynthetic bacteria and terraforming

Cyanobacteria may have played a vital role in creating one of the most beautiful places on earth. Researchers are currently studying what rule the organisms played in creating one of the most beautiful areas of nature in the world.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 1 comment

Study: Lack of sleep may cause false memories

Psychological researchers from the University of California in Irvine and Michigan State University have published findings suggesting that lack of sleep makes you susceptible to false memories.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 2 comments

Study: Feeling powerful changes your perception of time

Berkeley - Associates with the University of California at Berkeley conducted a test and survey to study perception. According to results those who felt powerful perceived that they could carry out more tasks in a shorter time.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 3 comments

Siberian team finds evidence that most dinosaurs had feathers

According to a paper published by Russian researchers, our understanding of dinosaur tissues is wrong. Feathers may have possibly been a part of many body structures during that era.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Sponge developed by scientists can turn light into steam energy

Cambridge - Mechanical engineering department head Gang Chen worked with a team to produce a spongy structure which can convert sunlight into steam. Readers who understand how useful steam energy is can understand why this is important.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Canadian boy regains hearing after receiving brain stem implant

Montreal - Auguste Majkowski can now hear sounds for the first time in his life. Three-year-old Auguste received surgery which connected an advanced form of hearing aid to his brain stem.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 1 comment

Scientists discover that mammoths and mastodons were homebodies

Cincinnati - According to new research from the University of Cincinnati mastodons and mammoths loved to hang out in the area. Areas of Cincinnati reportedly played host to these huge creatures all year.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Robotic Reflections

When asked to write an Op-Ed on the subject of robotics, one over-arching thought came to mind: The robots are coming, people — get on board or get left behind.
In the Media by Mike Rossi - 2 comments

Largest aquatic flying insect discovered in Sichuan, China

Sichuan - Many of the largest bugs in the world have a new competitor; the Giant Dobsonfly. Townsfolk brought the creature to researchers and it is now making international news.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 1 comment

World marks hottest June since 1880: U.S. scientists

Washington - Last month was the hottest June since record-keeping began in 1880, according to a monthly report by U.S. government climate scientists.The combined average temperature over land and ocean surfaces was a "record high for the month at 61.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Why doesn't Mackenzee Wittke age?

Mackenzee Wittke is a girl who stays young from year to year. In fact her body changes very little in any way. This case is drawing worldwide interest from scientists and the media since her condition stands out even among similar children.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Newly researched substance can trap dangerous gases

Richland - A new compound developed by scientists at the DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. According to early reports it has some significant value in trapping gases such as xenon, krypton, and radon.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Many science graduates end up not working in science

A new report finds that most science, technology, engineering, and math degree-holders seek jobs unrelated to their academic disciplines. However, students of these subjects have a higher chance of securing employment that other disciplines.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Study: Evidence for the sentience of rats

Lab rats have been instrumental in many scientific discoveries. However new evidence suggests that lab rats are sentient.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel
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