Wednesday, 23 May 2018

American suffers brain injury after 'sound' incident in China

American suffers brain injury after 'sound' incident in China

The US embassy in China issued a health alert Wednesday after a US government employee experienced an "abnormal" sound and suffered a mild brain ...

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Dr. Robert Lustig The Hacking of the American Mind at the San Francisco Public Library

Dr. Robert Lustig The Hacking of the American Mind at the San Francisco Public Library

A very insightful lecture that will go in a direction you won't expect.

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New soft robotic skin automatically heals itself, even if you shoot it full of holes

New soft robotic skin automatically heals itself, even if you shoot it full of holes

If there’s one thing that scientists absolutely should be working on, it’s a self-regenerating robo-Deadpool or the eerily-fluid T-1000 Terminator. Thankfully, a team of scientists just took an important first step towards building a robot that can keep on truckin’ even with a couple of bullet holes improve its ventilation.

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My Own Personal Nothingness

My Own Personal Nothingness

From a childhood hallucination to the halls of theoretical physics. By Alan Lightman.

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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Ariane chief seems frustrated with SpaceX for driving down launch costs

Ariane chief seems frustrated with SpaceX for driving down launch costs

“I cannot tell my teams: 'Goodbye, see you next year!'”

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Most common childhood cancer 'partly caused by lack of infection'

Most common childhood cancer 'partly caused by lack of infection'

Clean modern homes, antiseptic wipes and the understandable desire to protect small babies against any infection are all part of the cause of the most common form of childhood cancer, a leading expert has concluded after more than 30 years of research. Childhood acute leukaemia, says the highly respected Prof Mel Greaves, is nothing to do with power lines or nuclear fuel reprocessing stations. Nor is it to do with hot dogs and hamburgers or the Vatican radio mast, as have also been suggested.

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A couple of boring videos

A couple of boring videos

The Perth Airport tunnel borers have broken through to the site of the planned Airport Central Station.

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