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  • Vitamin B3 preventative for birth defects

    Vitamin B3 Blockbuster Discovery

    Researchers find B3 can help prevent miscarriages and multiple defects potentially saving millions of new lives each year......
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    6 Things You Should Do Today to Make Sure You Don’t Get Hacked

    Digital crime and internet fraud are running rampant. Hacks and cyber-attacks are a daily occurrence. Not a day goes by without another massive cyber breach exposed. The digital age has provided conveniences at a hefty price. Our privacy and personal data are vulnerable. The sheer number of disclosures can...
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    Mission to Mercury

    With so much focus on Mars, the BepiColombo mission to Mercury has been quietly underway....
  • Closing the Gap

    Nerd Nite, data visualisation & gender... ...
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    Robotic Pizza Deliveries

    Meet DRU (Domino's Robotic Unit), a world first in autonomous commercial delivery of pizzas. ...
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    Zika Virus

    WHO declares Global Public Health Emergency...
  • Ford Nucleon Atomic Concept Car

    A prototype vehicle  powered by a small nuclear reactor in the rear of the vehicle was modeled by Ford in 1958.  ...
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    KIC 8462852

    First an alien mega structure, then a comet. Now no ones really sure what it is......
  • Valkyries on Mars

    Valkyries on Mars

    The first people on Mars will probably be met by humanoid robots...
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    Space Tourism Starter

    Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is looking forward to a ride into space. His private space company, Blue Origin, has just demonstrated the potential with their vertical takeoff space vehicle named after Alan Shepard, the first American in space. The New Shepard soared 100 km (330,000 feet) above earth after...
  • Star Trek Tri recorder

    Star Trek $10 million medical tricorder competition

    Entries in the Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize competition are at the final judging stage....
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    Hoverboard Hopefuls

    There have been 2 successful hover board proof-of-concept trials before 21 October 2015. This is the date to which characters in ‘Back to the Future II’ jumped forward to find wheeled skateboards replaced by hovering varieties. Current wheel-less experiments focus on levitation through magnetism, similar to the approach used...
  • ISSpresso. Photo from NASA

    Zero G Brew Dynamics

    The Italian Space Agency has collaborated with engineers and coffee makers to create an expresso machine for astronauts on the International Space Station, the ISSpresso. Although not a lot bigger than a normal capsule espresso machine, the ISSpresso weighs more than 20 kilos. This is in part because stainless...
  • Which Martians?

    Predictably there has been a flurry of discussion about the science aspect of the science fiction movie The Martian. Andy Weir, author of the book on which the movie is based, stresses this aspect of his story. It concentrates on the survival efforts of an accidentally stranded astronaut in...
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    Robot Taxi’s

    An unmanned taxi service is to begin in Japan in early 2016. The service will launch just south of Tokyo, in Kanagawa prefecture and will provide approximately  50 residents with a robot taxi driver to transport them from their homes to the grocery store. Robot Taxi Inc is a collaboration between the mobile Internet company DeNA...
  • NASA’s Apollo Project

    NASA’s Apollo Project. Over 8000+ Photos Released.

    Over 8000 photos from NASA’s Apollo Missions have been released on Flickr. The Project Apollo Archive was created by Kipp Teague in 1999 and is a collection that showcases  some incredible and some rare imagery from the Apollo Missions. The NASA Apollo Missions ran from 1961 to 1972. The program was first...
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    LET THEM EAT BREAD!

    The old saying “one person’s bread is another’s poison” applies especially to coeliacs. These folk are allergic to gluten, a major component of wheat, rye and barley. If these kinds of ingredients are eaten, even in just a humble sandwich, serious digestive problems can result. This comes about as...
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    Secret Plan For A Military Moon Base

    Fact or Fiction? Did the US Government have a plan for a secret Miltary base on the moon? Actually, according to declassified military documents, its a fact. And the project was called Horizon. The documentation for Project Horizon was  declassified and can be found on the U.S National Security Archive...