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posted on Apr 17, 2015, 7 flags
Space Exploration
An international team of Astrophysicists have discovered that complex organic molecule formamide which contains elements necessary for creating life exists in clouds which form Stars and planets , the researchers believe formamide is formed on dust particles within the molecular clouds by a process know as hydrogenation. "One of science's greatest challenges is learning about the origin of life and its precursor molecules. Formamide (NH2CHO) is an excellent candidate for helping to search for answers as it contains four essential elements (nitrogen, hydrogen, carbon and oxygen), and can synthesise amino acids, carbohydrates,...
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posted on Apr 17, 2015, 19 flags
Fragile Earth
This is the second time I see something of the sort this month. As you all know, with the coming of spring in the North Hemisphere, comes the melting of ice. So why not seize the opportunity and make doomporn about it? This month, right after the Earth has passed the Spring Equinox, climate...
posted on Apr 17, 2015, 16 flags
Fragile Earth
A semi full of bees wrecked on Interstate 5 this morning. With all the bees dying off lately, this seems bad. "A semitruck rolled early Friday, spilling a load of honeybees on the Interstate 5 median at the Interstate 405 interchange near Lynnwood.
The driver of the truck...
posted on Apr 18, 2015, 9 flags
Space Exploration
An analysis of a survey of galaxies by the WISE space telescope has found 50 of these with excess mid-infrared radiation. This is just the sort of radiation expected if extraterrestrial civilizations are harnessing all the energy from their stars in dyson...
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posted on Apr 15, 2015, 15 flags
Science & Technology
I just finished reading an article in scientific american that, simply put, amazed me. In their latest issue, on the front cover, is a brain being zapped by electric bolts, with the title "Bioelectric Medicine". The article goes on to explain how the Vagus nerve (vagus means 'wanderer' in Latin, referring...
posted on Apr 14, 2015, 13 flags
Fragile Earth
Rainfor, a research project done in the Amazon to track the growth and size of every tree in certain plots of the rain forest to track Climate Change's effect on the rain forest, has started to notice some concerning trends regarding Carbon Dioxide intake of the forest. First a little about Rainfor and...
posted on Apr 14, 2015, 12 flags
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
Last night I started watching the movie Equilibrium on Netflix. Didn't get far because a storm knocked out our Internet. Basically the movie is about a society that has eliminated war by eliminating emotions. Through drugs, of course (specifically injections of the fictional Prozium.) Not just "bad" emotions such as anger or hate...
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posted on Apr 12, 2015, 65 flags
Space Exploration
It is so amazing to see this images of the Sun!! In a way it is also so scary to see how this thing lives!!! For most people the sun is just a big ball of fire that gives us light, but watching this video, another image is created!! Just watch this and you will see!...
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 45 flags
Fragile Earth
So how many of you like Figs? I only ever eat then at Christmas but i love a fig biscuit. Well it seems that the secret inside every fig is a decomposed dead wasp! It seems the fig needs the wasp to crawl inside to pollinate it but during the process the wasp loses it wings, gets stuck...
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 22 flags
Fragile Earth
"Last month, California newspaper The Desert Sun published an investigation revealing that Nestlé Water’s permit to transport water across the San Bernardino National Forest for bottling has been expired since 1988. ... The latest Sun investigation also notes that the California...
posted on Apr 12, 2015, 21 flags
Fragile Earth
Not sure if this video has been posted yet, haven't found it, but as many of you already know we (residents of Northern Illinois) had a tornado outbreak back on 4/9/2015. The largest tornado throughout the day was a E-F4 with sustained winds of 180-200 mph. Anyways, below is a video of the tornado that...
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 20 flags
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
That's the title of a Dutch website which I thought I'd discuss here. Unfortunately the site is in Dutch so it can only be viewed by using google translate but I'll try to post the gist of the message here. The site is made by health care professionals working with several patient groups and organizations so it's a legit site and it also names the...
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 17 flags
Science & Technology
20th Century science assumed - based on a concentrated focus on the gene - that depression's primary etiology is genetic. Although, to date, no one gene or even a modest number of genes (say, below 10) have directly associated with depression. There are candidates, of course, but as of now the theory of the genetic causation of depression is mostly...
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posted on Mar 21, 2015, 112 flags
Science & Technology
" The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in Geneva, Switzerland, will be fired up to its highest energy levels ever in a bid to detect - or even create...
posted on Mar 26, 2015, 96 flags
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
I had to share this video with my fellow ATS members. Talk about "gotcha" journalism, this interviewer caught this lobbyist with his pants down. Now this is my kind of journalist! Maybe...
posted on Mar 30, 2015, 69 flags
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
No, no. Not those pictures. The pictures you will be seeing are post coitus. Meet Lennart Nilsson. Lennart is a Swedish photographer and scientist. Lennart specializes in macro-photography on the development of humans in the womb. In 1965, he was internationally...
posted on Mar 24, 2015, 66 flags
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
The Obama administration has granted whistleblower status to Dr. William Thompson, a senior epidemiologist at the CDC who co-authored and published research on the MMR vaccine for the CDC in 2004. The...
posted on Mar 21, 2015, 63 flags
Space Exploration
If predictions made by the new research described below are correct a planet similar to our Earth quite likely orbits one of our closest neighboring stars. Once thought rare, Earths may be very...
posted on Apr 7, 2015, 53 flags
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
"Scientific evidence demonstrates that individuals vaccinated with live virus vaccines such as MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), rotavirus, chicken pox, shingles and influenza can shed the virus for many weeks or months afterwards and infect the vaccinated...
posted on Mar 23, 2015, 48 flags
Fragile Earth
To start off I'd like to address any potential skeptic responses to this thread that might go like this: "when it gets warmer they blame global warming, when it gets colder they blame global warming, that's why they had...
posted on Mar 30, 2015, 47 flags
Space Exploration
You call that a PROBE?! - Project Daedalus was a 1970s design for what would still be our fastest way to the stars. So there has been some talk and articles about possible planets around our nearest neighbor. got me thinking of what would even be possible to do if we somehow did find...
posted on Mar 20, 2015, 44 flags
Science & Technology
"A team of chemists working at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, at Cambridge in the UK believes they have solved the mystery of how it was possible for life to begin on Earth over four billion years ago. In their paper...
posted on Mar 20, 2015, 43 flags
Science & Technology
My brother just gave me this links, and it is an absolute have to share!!! This is mind blowing!!! It seems stranger than fiction! Here it is: The NEW 3D Printer! " In a sense, 3D printing as you know it is a lie -- it's really stacking a series of 2D...
posted on Apr 4, 2015, 42 flags
Science & Technology
A mysterious object that looks like an infrared "cloud" was on its way to the biggest black hole in the Galaxy - Sagittarius A*, the Core black hole. Dubbed "G2", the mystery object was expected to be torn apart during its flying by of A*. But to our general surprise,...
posted on Apr 4, 2015, 41 flags
Fragile Earth
The process of aging and decay is an amazing thing in itself but this Neanderthal man done it in the style of a malt whisky. Its presumed he fell into the cave about 150,000 years ago and starved to death. In time his skull...
posted on Mar 31, 2015, 38 flags
Science & Technology
Yet another blow to scientific realism. There was another recently published paper that showed how macrorealism was violated. Entanglement has been done with particle pairs but this experiment was done with a single...
posted on Apr 6, 2015, 36 flags
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
Many will ask why I posted this and to them I say "Why wouldn't I?" :) I have always maintained that passing gas in front of your loved ones is a sign of sharing. At least that's what I tell my wife. :lol: Now I have Scientific...
posted on Apr 1, 2015, 34 flags
Fragile Earth
"The move will impact residents, businesses, farmers and other users. Brown says the historic drought demands unprecedented action. The order also will require campuses, golf courses, cemeteries and other large landscapes to significantly cut water use...
posted on Apr 7, 2015, 32 flags
Space Exploration
" New studies have now calculated the size of the glaciers and thus the amount of water in the glaciers. It is the equivalent of all of Mars being covered by more than one meter of ice....