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Nettie Stevens 155th Birthday: Three Facts You Probably Didn't Know About the Pioneering Female Geneticist
Science & Tech  (tags: Nettie Stevens, chemist, scientist, chromosomes, discovery )

- 558 days ago -
Near the turn of the century, Nettie Stevens made a discovery that likely changed the course of how scientists looked at the human chromosomes âEUR" that males are responsible for determining the sex of children.
Kathy Niakan: Scientist Makes Case to Edit Embryos
Science & Tech  (tags: scientist, Dr.K Niakan, UK, Human Fertilization and Embryology Autho )

- 731 days ago -
Dr. K. Niakan put the case to be the first in UK to be allowed to genetically modify human embryos, saying that it would provide a deeper understanding of the earliest moments of human life and could reduce miscarriages. HFEA to consider it on Thursday.
IRAN Touts 'Drug Addict Radar'
Science & Tech  (tags: Iran, scientist, drug addict radar system, Aryayek Time Traveling Machine )

- 1118 days ago -
Scientist claims system can detect users from nearly a mile away, measure narcotic levels in their blood. Scientist Ali Razeghi also claims his "Aryayek Time Traveling Machine" can "predict 5-8 years of the future life of any individual with 98% accuracy
Scientist Who Said Climate Change Sceptics Had Been Proved Wrong Accused of Hiding Truth By Colleague
Science & Tech  (tags: Scientist, who, said, climate, change, sceptics, had, been, proved, wrong, accused, of, hiding, truth, by, colleague )

- 2270 days ago -
It was hailed as the scientific study that ended the global warming debate once and for all - the research that, in the words of its director, 'proved you should not be a sceptic, at least not any longer'.Professor Richard Muller, of Berkeley University
Scientists Teach Endangered Birds How to Fly
Science & Tech  (tags: scientist, microlights, fly, planes )

- 2668 days ago -
Scientists are using microlights in an attempt to guide a species of bird extinct in the Alps for 300 years back to old breeding grounds.
Alien Oceans Could Be Detected By Telescopes
Science & Tech  (tags: alien ocean, telescopes, scientist, light, glint, space )

- 2686 days ago -
Scientists hope the relection of light, or "glint", from mirror-like ocean surfaces could be picked up by a US space telescope set for launch in 2014.
The Brain Speaks: Scientists Decode Words From Brain Signals
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, science, scientist, decode, signals, speak, words, skull )

- 2688 days ago -
In an early step toward letting severely paralyzed people speak with their thoughts, University of Utah researchers translated brain signals into words using two grids of 16 microelectrodes implanted beneath the skull but atop the brain.
Scientists Discover Recipe for Water in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: discover, space, water, recipe, scientist, europe )

- 2692 days ago -
European scientists say they've figured out the recipe for water in space: Just add starlight.
Stephen Hawking: We Should Fear Aliens
Science & Tech  (tags: Stephen Hawking, scientist, alien species, intelligence, colonization )

- 2823 days ago -
Scientist warns humanity should not to try to contact extraterrestrials.
One of Nature's Rarest and Most Mysterious Phenomena: Ball Lightning
Science & Tech  (tags: atmosphere, ball lightning, energy, Fireball, mysterious, mystery, nature, Nature Fireball, nature's rarest, , phenomena, rare, sciende, scientist, source of energy, Source of wonder, strange, Tantalizing, Weird, Word searchertechnol )

- 2879 days ago -
In January 1984 the pilots of a Soviet Ilyushin-18 aircraft flying over the Black Sea were astonished and terrified to see a fireball, about four inches in diameter, in front of their airplane.
10 Mind-Bending Dinosaur Discoveries
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, dinosaur, scientist )

- 2913 days ago -
From a 'Mini Me' T. rex to teen dino sex, scientists continue to be surprised
Why the World Will NOT End in 2012: Nasa Scientist Debunks Internet Rumours
Science & Tech  (tags: Rumour, NASA, Scientist, conspiracy theories, Mayan calendar, planet Nibiru )

- 3008 days ago -
Skyscrapers crumble to the ground, fiery meteorites smash into Earth and a Tibetan monk cowers as a massive tidal wave swamps his mountain retreat. It is a vision of the coming apocalypse thrillingly captured in the latest Hollywood blockbuster.
Stephen Hawking to Retire
Science & Tech  (tags: scientist, Stephen Hawking, retirement )

- 3371 days ago -
Cosmologist Stephen Hawking will retire from his prestigious post at Cambridge University next year, but intends to continue his exploration of time and space.
Ancient Fossils and Modern Climate Change: The Work of Jennifer McElwain
Science & Tech  (tags: scientist, climate change, fossils, paleontology )

- 3535 days ago -
Dr. McElwain is a paleontologist who specializes in plant fossils. Her work relates to both mass extinctions and modern climate change issues.
Brain Researcher Shedding Light on Learning, Memory
Science & Tech  (tags: scientist, neurobiology, studies, brain, disease, gene, hippocampus, memory, neuronal, neurone, alzheimer )

- 3582 days ago -
'You form a basis to not only understand how biology works,but also how therapeutic strategies should be developed.It's a very systematic,large-scale effort to understand the brain.'One goal is understanding biology gone wrong,as it does in Alzheimer's.'

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