Category archives: Science & Technology

Apple security flaw could allow hackers to beat encryption

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A major flaw in Apple Inc software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said on Friday, and experts said Mac computers were even more exposed. If attackers have access to a mobile user’s network, such as by sharing the same unsecured wireless service offered by a restaurant, they could see or alter […]

Fish-Skin Medical Company Completes Funding Round

Kerecis to Use US$2 Million Investment to Further Develop Its Tissue-Regeneration Technology REYKJAVIK, ICELAND and ISAFJORDUR, ICELAND–(Marketwired – Feb 21, 2014) – Kerecis Limited, the emerging tissue-regeneration company, today announced that it has secured US$2 million in series A3 funding. All existing investors participated in the investment round with the addition of two new investors. The money will be spent to further develop MariGen Omega3, the company’s tissue-regeneration technology. MariGen […]


Is a strange alien-looking creature prowling in northern New Mexico?

A Facebook picture circulating Thursday has a lot of people up there worried. The post was shared thousands of times within a few hours and had a lot of people uttering the word skinwalker, a well-known legend in Indian country. The picture shows an unexplained being lurking on the side of a road. The person who posted it claimed it was taken near Lybrook and Counselor, which is near the […]

Warming from Arctic Sea Ice Melting More Dramatic than Thought

Melting Arctic sea ice has contributed considerably more to warming at the top of the world than previously predicted by climate models, according to a new analysis of 30 years of satellite observations. Sea ice helps cool the Arctic by reflecting incoming solar radiation back into space. Because of its light color, sea ice has what is known as high albedo, which is the percentage of solar radiation a surface […]

Forever young: Top 6 anti aging foods

Fountain of youth lead to eternal youth; at least that’s what mythology says. But how do we mere mortals achieve eternal youth without the fairies, witches or cosmetic surgery? We give you the au natural ways to beauty that’s timeless. Read on to find out the secret fruits and vegetables that hold the power to anti aging. Cruciferous vegetables: It simply means cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish and turnip. These veggies […]

Woman claims to have never eaten solid food

In Pic :Manju Dharra has lived 25 years on only water, milk and tea. Imagine you got sick every time you attempted to eat something delicious.Manju Dharra, a 25-year-old woman from India, is plagued with a condition that makes it impossible for her to ingest any form of solid food without getting violently ill. In fact, she hasn’t eaten anything solid for the past 25 years. Shockingly, she has survived […]


Human lung made in lab for first time

STORY HIGHLIGHTS “It’s science fiction and we’re moving into science fact,” says one researcher The advance won’t help patients for many years It could one day help those awaiting a lung transplant For the first time, scientists have created human lungs in a lab — an exciting step forward in regenerative medicine, but an advance that likely won’t help patients for many years. “It’s so darn cool,” said Joan Nichols, […]

UBC,Vancouver researchers blame infectious parasite found in Arctic belugas on melting ice

 1995 file photo of newborn (4 hours when photo was taken) beluga calf Qila cavorting with mother Aurora at the Vancouver Aquarium. Photograph by: Peter Battistoni, Vancouver Sun Files   Researchers at the University of British Columbia warned scientists Thursday they had found evidence that an infectious form of a cat parasite had spread through Arctic waters and has begun to appear in Beluga whales. Michael Grigg and Stephen Raverty […]

Will camel discovery break the Bible's back?

First a Noah’s Ark discovery raised a flood of questions, then there was the much-hyped debate over life’s origins between Bill Nye the Science Guy and creationist Ken Ham. And now this: a scientific report establishing that camels, the basic mode of transportation for the biblical patriarchs, weren’t domesticated in Israel until hundreds of years after Abraham, Isaac and Jacob are said to have wandered the earth. Using radiocarbon dating […]