BADEN-WURTTENBERG, Germany (PNN) - January 10, 2014 - Medical implants, complex interfaces between brain and machine or remotely controlled insects: recent developments combining machines and organisms have great potentials, but also give rise to major ethical concerns. In their review, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) scientists discuss the state of the art of research, opportunities, and risks. The review is published now by the renowned journal Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (PNN) - January 8, 2014 - Bill Nye “The Science Guy” is set to visit Kentucky to debate evolution and biblical creation with the founder of the Creation Museum.
Ken Ham wrote on his Facebook page Thursday that he will square off Feb. 4 with Nye, the former host of a popular science TV show for youths.
BOSTON, Massachusetts (PNN) - December 30, 2013 - Aging is that one thing that we never can fight. Sure, we can indulge ourselves with botox, wrinkle creams and hair color to appear younger, but our bodies never stop the aging process. Let’s face it: getting older is a fact of life. Or is it? What if we discovered a way to not just stop it, but to reverse it? Scientists at Harvard think it’s possible. They have developed a natural chemical that successfully turned old mice into young mice.
WASHINGTON (PNN) - December 29, 2013 - The Amerikan Gestapo National Security Agency division revelations keep on coming, and if you're feeling desensitized to the whole thing it's time to refocus and get your game face on for 2014, because shit continues to get real.
Software programmer Clinton Eugene Curtis says Fascist Police States of Amerika elections are rigged and that FPSA Representatives tried to pay him to rig their election vote counts. When is enough, enough? It is time to overthrow the corrupt outlaws who have usurped authority in our once free country! Revolution Now! Independence Forever!
SAN FRANCISCO, Kalifornia (PNN) - December 9, 2013 - Scientists have found evidence of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars well suited to support microbial life.
The lake, located inside Gale Crater where the rover landed in August 2012, likely covered an area 31 miles long and 3 miles wide, though its size varied over time.
LAS CURCES, New Mexico (PNN) - December 9, 2013 - Imagine the delight at unwrapping your Christmas present in 2043 and discovering you've been gifted a trip around the Moon.
It may seem a little far-fetched right now but it could become a reality if space companies like Virgin Galactic realize their aspirations over the next 30 years or so.
TARRYTOWN, New York (PNN) - December 4, 2013 - The company E2V has developed a prototype device that uses a radio-frequency pulse to shut down a car’s engine at range, according to a report from the BBC. While the range of the device is fairly short, it worked on a handful of cars and motorbikes and could also potentially be used on boats.
LONDON, England (PNN) - December 2, 2013 - Astronomers have discovered a new type of quasar - an incredibly bright galactic core powered by a supermassive black hole - that current theory fails to predict.
CAMBRIDGE, England (PNN) - November 4, 2013 - A breakthrough in quantum cryptography demonstrates that information can be encrypted and then decrypted with complete security using the combined power of quantum theory and relativity - allowing the sender to dictate the unveiling of coded information without any possibility of intrusion or manipulation.