Category: Science

Big Wave Surfer's X-Mas Gift: Survival

Big Wave Surfer's X-Mas Gift: Survival

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Greg Long nearly missed Christmas this year. On Dec. 22 he was surfing at a thinly scattered monster storm swell at one of Earth’s greatest number treacherous and remote big wave spots: Cortes Bank, miles right side the coast of southern California. He level from his board in the something intermediate of a series of [...]

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Robots Fight Superbugs in Hospitals

Robots Fight Superbugs in Hospitals

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest worries hither and thither American’s obsession with antibacterial soaps is the potentiality that viruses and bacteria will make known into “superbugs.” At Johns Hopkins Hospital a unused method is being tested to interrupt the rise of superbugs by using robot-like devices that twig hydrogen peroxide. These bots are around the size [...]

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The Possibility of Life on Extrasolar Moons

The Possibility of Life on Extrasolar Moons

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Artist’s conception of two extrasolar moons orbiting a giant gaseous planet. (Credits: R. Heller, AIP)Source featured

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Party Horn Only Works If You're Drunk

Party Horn Only Works If You're Drunk

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Now that Christmas is in the raise-view mirror, you’re speeding towards unit last holiday destination: New Year’s Eve, typically single of the most besotted nights without ceasing the calendar. DNEWS VIDEO: Gadgets and GizmosSource featured

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Light Powers Levitating Magnets

Light Powers Levitating Magnets

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Magnetic levitation is wise hat these days, with maglev trains operating in China and planned systems anger shape in other countries. But they melt by manipulating the train, which is “floating” attached a magnetic field, with electricity. Now a team of researchers in Japan have found a way to manipulate magnetically levitating objects using free [...]

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Breast Milk Contains Hundreds of Bacteria Types

Breast Milk Contains Hundreds of Bacteria Types

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Breast milk contains greater quantity than 700 types of bacteria, construct a new study, which also revealed that the bacterial compromise of a mother’s milk changes like her baby grows and that a woman’s material part size and the kind of blood she has affect the bacteria that come into court in her milk. The [...]

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Gulf Rig Operator To Pay $1.4 bn: DNews Nugget

Gulf Rig Operator To Pay $1.4 bn: DNews Nugget

| January 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Transocean To Pay $1.4 bn: The United States be conformable to drilling rig operator Transocean with $1.4 billion in delinquent and civil fines Thursday for its role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon misadventure in the Gulf of Mexico. Nearly two months later oil giant BP was fined $4.5 billion notwithstanding its leading role in the [...]

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Cyber Attack on Iran a False Alarm

Cyber Attack on Iran a False Alarm

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday of this week, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (in Farsi) reported that a “Stuxnet-like” computer virus had appeared again, this time infecting systems some Iranian power plant instead of a nucelar sovereign facility. The story also said the invade was repelled. Western news outlets, so as the Associated Press, picked up the fib. [...]

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Secret Night Lives of Primates Revealed

Secret Night Lives of Primates Revealed

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Most primates are hard at work either in the day or night, but camera traps are revealing that more monkey and chimp day dwellers likewise go out at night for things like loch soaks and snacks. The latest to be snapped unaware is the Guizhou snub-nosed monkey, Rhinopithecus brelichi. Once judgment to be exclusively diurnal, [...]

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Hubble Views Spiral Galaxy IC 2233

Hubble Views Spiral Galaxy IC 2233

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

This recently made known image from Hubble shows spiral system of suns IC 2233, which is one of the flattest galaxies known and is located near 40 million light-years away from Earth in the cluster of Lynx. Like finding a euphonious needle in the haystack of extension, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this [...]

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