LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists have identified a gene responsible for regulating chronic pain, called HCN2, and say their discovery should help drug researchers in their search for more effective, targeted pain-killing medicines.
Scientists from Cambridge University said that if drugs...
Benjamín Solari Parravicini (1898–1974), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 8, was an artist. He was professor at the Liceo de España, manager of the Department of Arts at the Banco Municipal of Buenos Aires and director of the Exhibition Gallery of the Municipality of Buenos Aires...
Russian scientists are very close to a mysterious lake in Antarctica. Only five meters until they reach this lake. Fifteen million years old maybe more, the location is deep beneath the icy crust of Antarctica. This frozen lake might contain prehistoric or unknown life. Now, Russian scientists...
WASHINGTON – Lately, a handful of new discoveries make it seem more likely that we are not alone — that there is life somewhere else in the universe.
In the past several days, scientists have reported there are three times as many stars as they previously thought. Another group of researchers...
Saturn's icy moon Rhea has an oxygen and carbon dioxide atmosphere that is very similar to Earth's. Even better, the carbon dioxide suggests there's life - and that possibly humans could breathe the air.
It seems oxygen is far more abundant than we ever suspected, particularly on...
A subterranean city, consisting of large tunnels and galleries, from the Castle of the Rock, built by the Moors and the Templars for nearly eight centuries, makes the Sintra hills look more like an enormous cheese Gruyère "than with a mountain to Ptolemy who has dubbed the Mountain of the Moon...
By Robert Roy Britt, LiveScience Senior Writer
posted: 23 February 2005 02:20 pm ET
A new type of organism discovered in an Arctic tunnel came to life in the lab after being frozen for 32,000 years.
The deep-freeze bacteria could point to new methods of cryogenics, and they are the sort of...
An estimated 99 percent of people who have a problem with eating gluten don't even know it. They ascribe their ill health or symptoms to something else--not gluten sensitivity, which is 100 percent curable.
But eating a nice dark, crunchy slice of whole wheat bread--how...
Friday, Dec 11th, 2009
The collateral damage from the emails is large
This doesn’t just bring down the scientists who wrote the emails, it brings down all the institutions and organizations that were supposed to have exacting standards and ought to have exposed this years ago. These...
Vaccinations and autoimmune diseases
Monday, November 30, 2009
Dr. Kris Gaublomme
Brussels, April 5, 2002
Vaccinations are aimed to protect the individual against the serious complications of certain diseases. At least, that used to be the goal. We find that the focus has...
finance / economics
new york city
President of Europe appointed after-dinner with the Bilderbergs
Saturday, November 21, 2009
Translated from Dutch
Herman van Rompuy, Prime Minister of Belgium and a known Bilderberg member, has been selected to the first President of the European Union to be. This appointment took place...
October 14, 2009
Desiree Jennings thought it would be a good idea to get the seasonal flu shot. Her job offered incentives for it, and she didn’t want to get sick.
Ten days after she got the shot at a Reston Safeway, she did get sick.
“I got flu-like symptoms — nausea...
centers disease control
september 11 2001
The global ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa contains about twice the liquid water of all the Earth's oceans combined. New research suggests that there may be plenty of oxygen available in that ocean to support life, a hundred times more oxygen than previously estimated.
The chances for life there...
This montage shows the best views of Jupiter's four large and diverse "Galilean" satellites. The four moons are, from left to right: Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto. The images have been scaled to represent the true relative sizes of the four moons and are arranged in their order from Jupiter...
Cannabis: practical tips
June 26, 2009
There is enormous scientific literature indicates the value of cannabis. Cannabis is a plant that has been interpreted in India as a medicinal and sacred plant. Modern research supports the use of Cannabis in the treatment of chronic (neuropathic)...
What's up in Space
March 22, 2009
AURORA ALERT: Did you sleep through the Northern Lights? Next time get a wake-up call: Space Weather PHONE.
Translated version of http://www.spaceweather.com/
DEEP SOLAR MINIMUM: Where have all the pots Suns gone? As of yesterday, March 21st, the...
international space station
Also life at dwarf planet Ceres
Friday, March 6, 2009
The dwarf planet Ceres, in addition to planets like Mars and Jupiter's moon Europa, even life. According to scientist Joop Kooper Wood of the University of Giessen.
From Ceres is known that his mantle probably an important part of...
February 20th, 2009 in Breaking News, Police State
Sarkozy visits town of 1,600 - accompanied by 700 policemen.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy, angered by protest incidents in the past, is now paying visits to local communities with protection provided by hundreds of police and...