Want to be part of the next wave of space travel? or simply want to be one of those guys that can say “I was part of funding group that created Plasma Thrusters on Space Ships” .. yeah that sounds about right. Chris Faranetta has created a kickstarter project for just [...]
Scientists are hopeful that a cause has finally been discovered for the baffling illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome.
Dubbed “yuppie flu” back in the 1980s as sufferers developed inexplicable and long-lasting exhaustion and achiness, chronic fatigue syndrome has baffled doctors for a couple of decades.
The discovery of a virus called XMRV in the [...]
The Seoul National University in South Korea has cloned five beagle puppies and genetically modified their DNA to make them glow red under ultraviolet light. The team was led by Byeong-Chun Lee who cloned the first male dog in 2005. The purpose of the team’s study is to create [...]
One of the gadgets that were shown in a gathering of companies held somewhere in New York Times Square just last February 2009 was this UV Sanitizer Wand. As the title of the product speaks for itself, the portable wand-like device can sanitize germs over a surface with the use of natural “UV-C” light, which [...]
While some types of older printers were said to have harmful effects to one’s health, this new surprising finding from an Australian research group on laser printers showed that even top of the line printers can produce harmful toxic elements as well. The study basically showed that [...]
There are a growing number of people today who are confined to a wheelchair for the major portion of their lives, and an increasing number of them are completely dependent on assistance from others. Powered wheelchairs have helped a great deal, but computer technology and robotic technology have taken a bold step forward, and [...]
For most of us, a fingerprint is the height of personal identification, but for some applications, something a bit more secure is necessary. For that, Sony is introducing the Mofiria, which can use near-infrared to look at the veins in your finger.
Fingerprints, as we’ve all seen in movies, can be altered or removed, [...]
Using a beam of light shunted through a tiny silicon channel, researchers have created a nanoscale trap that can stop free floating DNA molecules and nanoparticles in their tracks. By holding the nanoscale material steady while the fluid around it flows freely, the trap may allow researchers to boost the accuracy of biological sensors and [...]
Toshiba Corp has announced its full-scale entry into the solar photovoltaic systems business. On January 1, Toshiba’s Transmission Distribution & Industrial Systems Co established the Photovoltaic Systems Division, a business management and promotion organization that will take the initiative in responding to a surge in demand for solar photovoltaic systems, widely recognized as a key [...]
The year 2008 brought about something that highest of all high techs have longed to have for years. What I’m talking about is the fabled Large Hadron Collider, at CERN.For many, the LHC was as mysterious, and carried the same alarm as the thought of nuclear power reactors once did. Since it is designed to [...]
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