Friday, April 2, 2010

Is this Christ?

Computer recreates 3D face from the encoded information and blood on the Shroud of Turin.
— New York Post

New RFID Tag Could Mean the End of Bar Codes

"You could run your cart by a detector and it tells you instantly what's in the cart," says James M. Tour of Rice University.
— Wired

Tiny Cube to Tackle Space Debris

UK researchers have developed a device to drag space debris out of orbit.
— BBC News

Dutch prisons use psychics to help prisoners contect the dead

Dutch prisons are using psychics to give jailed criminals guidance by putting them in touch with their dead relatives.
— The Telegraph

Girl with Half a Brain

Nine-year-old Cameron Mott had half her brain taken out during major surgery, but it has not stopped the youngster pursuing her dreams.
— Mail Online

Universe has Billions More Stars than Thought

Counting all of those twinkling lights in the night sky just got a lot harder.
— Discovery News

Crippled Mars rover fails to phone home

Spirit is probably hibernating to conserve power, NASA says.

Terrifying Sea Critter Hauled from Ocean's Depths

A submarine exploring the ocean's depths recently returned with an unexpected visitor.
— FOX News

Nightmarish tumor took her to brink

A "monster tumor" was responsible for causing woman's hallucinations.
— Cincinatti Enquirer

Turning a Hot Tub into a Time Machine

Ian O'Neill ponders an unlikely project.
— Discovery News

A pill to make you take your other pills

UF researchers have come up with a pill that reports when you've taken medication on time.
— Gainesville Sun

EMP: The Next Weapon of Mass Destruction?

A nuclear weapon exploded above U.S. soil would send out an electromagnetic pulse that fries the electronic guts of everything in America.

Rosslyn Chapel was haven for bees

An ancient chapel has revealed a new mystery with the discovery of a 600-year-old hive built into the stones.
— BBC News

Can't get rid of your memories? Call Death Bear

A shadowy, masked New Yorker relieves people of painful remnants of their pasts.
— LA Times

'Lough Ness Monster' devours ducks at popular lake

A mysterious predator attacks adult ducks by pulling them beneath the water.
— The Telegraph

Virgin's 'Flying Submarine'

Richard Branson is now making a play for the deep blue sea with an 'underwater plane.'
— EU Infrastructure

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Biblical plagues really happened say scientists

The Biblical plagues that devastated Ancient Egypt in the Old Testament were the result of global warming and a volcanic eruption.
— The Telegraph

Probe sees 'Pac-man in the moon'

The Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn has caught an interesting new view of the tiny moon Mimas.
— BBC News

An Archaeological Mystery in a Half-Ton Lead Coffin

The unopened sarcophagus will soon be transported to the American Academy in Rome.
— Science Daily

Gulf Stream 'is not slowing down'

A slow-down -dramatized in the movie The Day After Tomorrow- is projected by some models of climate change.
— BBC News

Teen sees with 'kaleidoscope eyes'

Brit's field of vision is crowded by colorful clouds, zig-zags or blurring.
— Ninemsn

Bullet-in-bible auction attracts $100,000 bid

Book said to have belonged to a New Zealand World War I soldier.
— The Press

Seat of Temptation Found in the Brain

Region in the brain just above the left ear could be responsible for the human ability to resist temptation.
— LiveScience

Can Science Explain Heaven?

Scientists try to explain near-death experiences.
— Newsweek

'There was a crash'

Aztec hosts 13th annual UFO conference.
— Durango Herald

More evidence for 'Arizona Lights' as a holographic projection?

Two military projects were proposed to use holographic projectors for psychological warfare purposes.

Neuroscientists don't believe in souls--But that doesn't mean they can't sell theirs

John Horgan warns about the militarization of neuroscience.
— Scientific American

Undersea Volcano Threatens Italy, Says Scientist

Europe's largest undersea volcano could disintegrate and unleash a tsunami that would engulf southern Italy.
— FOX News

Can troops find hidden bombs with sixth sense?

Recent research has determined that some U.S. military personnel are better than others at detecting hidden improvised explosive devices. But why?
— Joint Recon Study Group

Microbes thrive in harsh, Mars-like lakes

Life thrives in Australian lakes where conditions may be as harsh as those on ancient Mars, a new DNA analysis suggests.
— New Scientist

Amazing picture as volcano erupts on Montserrat

A passenger has captured an incredible picture of a volcano erupting from the plane she was travelling on.

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