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Posted: 10/2/2010 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 302   Submitted By: lomi   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

If this doesn’t blow your socks off, then Hogan, who has just been appointed director of Fermilab’s Center for Particle Astrophysics, has an even bigger shock in store: "If the GEO600 result is what I suspect it is, then we are all living in a giant cosmic hologram."


Posted: 1/15/2009 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 468   Submitted By: jeff   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Alternative Spirituality

Applying a gentle electric current to the brain during sleep can significantly boost memory, researchers report.


Posted: 11/12/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 244   Submitted By: jmoore   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: General

There may be no more commercial fish stocks left in the sea by 2050, according to a new study cataloguing the global collapse of marine ecosystems.


Posted: 11/4/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 253   Submitted By: jmoore   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: General

Swirling dust devils on Mars have given NASA scientists both a scientific treat and a very welcome power boost.


Posted: 3/16/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 231   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

A group of engineers has offered a solution for people who want a direct line to aliens - by broadcasting their phone calls directly into space.


Posted: 3/12/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 209   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Oddball News

Now, it turns out that the evidence for dark energy was there in our cosmic backyard all along, and that astronomers could have discovered it nearly 30 years ago.


Posted: 3/12/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 254   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

A declared fan of space exploration with three decades of space industry experience was nominated to be NASA’s new boss by US President George W Bush on Friday.


Posted: 3/11/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 226   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

It is not quite the stuff of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but the fare coming out of Homaru Cantu’s kitchen is just as bizarre. In Roald Dahl’s famous children’s book, chewing gum is made to taste like a three-course meal. Cantu, a cordon-bleu chef, has modified an ink-jet printer to create dishes made of edible paper that can taste like anything from birthday cake to sushi.


Posted: 2/16/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 230   Submitted By: Hawaiianguy05   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Two pathways, not one, connect the main language areas of the human brain, according to a new study, which also confirms the involvement of an additional brain area involved in the process.


Posted: 12/13/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 230   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Contact lenses that release controlled doses of drugs to treat eye diseases such as glaucoma have been created by nano-engineers in Singapore.


Posted: 10/31/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 203   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

The twin rovers on Mars - now reviving having survived the freezing depths of Martian winter - have found new signs that water was once plentiful on Mars.


Posted: 10/8/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 216   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Methane and water vapour are concentrated in the same regions of the Martian atmosphere, say scientists studying data from Europe’s Mars Express orbiter.


Posted: 9/22/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 230   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Science Controversies

The closest observed asteroid yet to skim past the Earth without hitting the atmosphere, was reported by astronomers on Sunday.


Posted: 8/23/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 221   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

A piece of the Sun is set to fall to Earth and be captured by Hollywood stunt pilots in a tricky mid-air manoeuvre, NASA announced on Thursday.


Posted: 8/20/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 216   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Brighter, clearer beer could be on the way thanks to a superfine filter that owes its existence to the failure of a decade-old recording technology.


Posted: 7/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 213   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: go.fark.com Category: Technology News

Record-breaking blasts from unseasonable solar storms seen in late 2003 are just now reaching the edge of the Solar System, scientists reported on Thursday.


Posted: 7/9/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 203   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

The health risks of passive smoking may have been substantially underestimated, according to the first large-scale study looking at tobacco-derived chemicals in the blood of non-smokers.


Posted: 6/30/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 211   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Human stem cell lines from genetically flawed human embryos have been created by US scientists.


Posted: 6/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 204   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

The managers of NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity have decided to take the plunge - they will sent the rover deep down into Endurance crater.


Posted: 6/7/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 217   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

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