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Interview with Sy Montgomery: Acclaimed author and naturalist Special

Naturalist Sy Montgomery took some time from her busy schedule to talk about her book "The Tarantula Scientist" and her career in writing.

Researcher creates microscope made of almost entirely paper

A scientist has created a microscope out of mostly paper that will cost less than a dollar -- far less than the several hundred dollars most reasonable ones would cost. It will magnify objects 2,100 times and can help in fighting serious diseases.

Scientists discover 'God's bathtub' in Australia

Australian scientists uncover a lake that has not been affected by climate changes or any man made influences. It has maintained its same water state for the past 7,500 years.

Scientist sues Nobel prize committee

A California surgeon called Rongxiang Xu is suing the Nobel Committee for failing to recognize him in 2012 for his work on regenerative medicine.

Scientist accused of stealing cancer drug secrets for China

Hua Jun Zhao, a researcher at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has been accused of stealing three vials of a development cancer drug with a view to sending the drugs and associated research data to China.

GMO scientist Séralini backs US GMO awareness & labeling (video)

In an interview with Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini, the French scientist who ran lifetime tests on GM maize and Roundup on rats, Séralini says the US should label GMOs and that Roundup should be banned.

Vaccines produce homosexuality according to Italian scientist

An Italian scientist has come out with his own theory behind homosexuality, pinning it down to the usage of vaccinations.

Top children's disease researcher murdered

Philadelphia - Melissa Ketunuti, a researcher into infectious diseases in children, was strangled, bound, and set ablaze in the basement of her home in Center City, Philadelphia.

New Gaga fern genus named after mega pop star

Durham - When a scientist discovered a new genus of ferns, which is described as having a “somewhat fluid definitions of gender", she decided to name her new discovery "Gaga".

Scientists discover elephants sing like humans do

A new study conducted on a dead elephant has demonstrated to researchers that elephants sing in the same way that humans do. The vocal sound is so low that it is inaudible to humans, but it is, nonetheless there.

Video: Avatar inspires scientists to plan brain transplants

Moscow - In the wake of the recent popular movie "Avatar", Russian scientists now have plans to transplant people's brains into robots.

Escort girls suspected of murdering 70-year-old scientist

Tel Aviv - Two escort girls and their male partners have been arrested for allegedly taking part in the murder and robbery in Tel Aviv of 70-year-old Dr. Eli Lazuz, a French chemistry expert.

Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated in Tehran

With Iranian nuclear talks set to begin in early December, Iran's nuclear program was set back with computer viruses and a successful assassination of an Iranian scientist.

Scientist says in 25 years there could be proof of aliens

Santa Clara - A senior astronomer at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute in Mountain View said that proof of alien civilizations could happen within the next 25 years, which he bases on the Drake Equation.

British scientist first human 'infected' by computer virus?

Reading - A young British scientist stakes a claim to being the first human infected with a computer virus after he contaminated an electronic RFID chip implanted in his hand.

Top Climate Scientist Urges Failure at Copenhagen Conference

The scientist many view as responsible for first persuading the world that it was in danger from global warming has said that he hopes there is failure at the UN Climate Change Conference, which begins next week in Copenhagen.

Scientist at particle collider arrested for terrorist links

French officials have arrested a physicist who works at the facility that houses the world's largest particle collider. He is suspected of having al-Qaeda links.

Scientist ignored after predicting Italian earthquake

A scientist predicted the earthquake in Italy several days ago but was rebuked by the government officials, who called it “scaremongering”. The quake has killed at least 90 people and left 50,000 homeless.

Some Scientists Fear The End Of The World Could Begin In Nine Days

In nine days the Large Hadron Collider will be switched on. Some scientists fear that will be the end of the world. They believe that the world's biggest experiment will create a black hole and swallow the Earth.

Scientists Have Located A Batch Of Super-Earths

Researchers from Europe have found a batch of "Super-Earths" orbiting a nearby star along with two other solar systems containing small planets.

What a Difference a Veg Makes: The Wonders of the Super Carrot

American scientists have proved they are green fingered as well as expert in the scientific world by introducing the world's first "super carrot," guaranteed to provide huge amounts of calcium

UK Government Joins Fight Against Cancer, But Fails To Support Particle Radiotherapy

The UK government recently announced its commitment to improved radiotherapy methods as a means to promote the fight against cancer. The move was welcomed by medics, but scientists claim the government still does not support the newest technology.

Want To Get Smarter? Drink A Few Beers

Now there's another reason to kick back a couple of beers a day. Scientists say that drinking beer helps make you clever. According to a study by the University of Auckland, New Zealand on rats proved the adage booze makes you clever.

Scientists reveal 'What It's Like To Die'

Scientists have revealed what it's like when faced with the different types of death based on accounts from lucky survivors and medical advancements in the field. Most die because of lack of oxygen to the brain.

Scientist Fired For Testing Husband's Underwear For DNA Evidence

In Lansing, Michigan a state forensics scientist, Ann Chamberlain, was fired from her job because she used the forensics lab to test her husband's underwear for DNA after suspecting him of cheating on her.

Scientist claims global cooling on the way

New paper by David Archibald claims that the earth will cool by up to 2 degree C by 2030.

Scientist Says Putin's Russia Worse Than Under Stalin

The pursuit of science in President Vladimir Putin's Russia is becoming impossible: Driven by profit with massive governmental interference, a Russian Nobel Prize winner is now saying the country is worse than it was under Josef Stalin.

Dipstick 'finds food poison bugs'

Scientists are trying to develop a dip stick which can eaily identify whether the food is poisoned or not.

Diggers Discover Dinosaur Den

The scientists in Montana, US found the fossil remains of small dinosaurs that burrowed into the ground

Its exactlly 20 years celebrations that astronomers spotted one of the brightest exploding stars

Astronomers spotted the brightest star in 1987 in more than 400 years.
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