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Australian physicists generate tractor beam on water
Australian physicists generate tractor beam on water
by Jay Gory on 2014/08/13 [comments]

A research team from the Australian National University have generated complex surface flows driven by three-dimensional waves. Their results show possibility of remote manipulation of floating objects and were published in Nature Physics this Sunday.

Researchers survey planet-sized space weather explosions at Venus
Researchers survey planet-sized space weather explosions at Venus
by Jay Gory on 2014/02/26 [comments]

Space scientists located on three continents have published a survey of hot flow anomalies (HFAs) observed at the bow shock of Venus, in Journal of Geophysical Research on Tuesday. HFAs, discontinuities in the solar wind, were found to have much larger repercussions for Venus than for Eart...

Scientists Map 700,000-Year-Old Horse Genome
Scientists Map 700,000-Year-Old Horse Genome
by Jay Gory on 2013/06/30 [comments]

Scientists have mapped the genetic code of a horse about 700,000 years old, making it the oldest mapped genome of any animal by 10 times.

Astronaut, Cosmonaut Selected for Year in Space
Astronaut, Cosmonaut Selected for Year in Space
by Jay Gory on 2012/11/30 [comments]

The U.S. and Russian space agencies have selected two men for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station. Astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will head to the orbiting laboratory on a Russian Soyuz rocket in the spring of 2015, and return to Kazakhstan 12 ...

World Could See Temperatures Rise 4°C by 2100
World Could See Temperatures Rise 4°C by 2100
by Jay Gory on 2012/11/20 [comments]

Time is running out to stem the potentially disastrous effects of global warming, according to a report issued by the World Bank on Sunday.

Astronomers Find 'Homeless' Planet Drifting Through Space
Astronomers Find 'Homeless' Planet Drifting Through Space
by Jay Gory on 2012/11/20 [comments]

Astronomers have discovered a planet drifting through space, not orbiting a star. Such cosmic wanderers are believed to be common in the universe. But the new-found planet's proximity to our solar system - just 100 light years, or 1000 trillion kilometers, away - and the absence of any nea...

Australian scientists develop culture to destroy reef-killing starfish
Australian scientists develop culture to destroy reef-killing starfish
by Jay Gory on 2012/10/15 [comments]

Following a study linking poisonous crown-of-thorns starfish to 42 percent of Australia's Great Barrier Reef destruction in recent decades, James Cook University Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies in Queensland has developed a culture to destroy the reef-killing starfish, announce...

Solar Storm To Render Earth Powerless!
Solar Storm To Render Earth Powerless!
by Jay Gory on 2010/12/15 [comments]

The end of the world is drawing near, so say numerous prophets of doom who are frantically searching for evidence among the old and archaic documents of the Maya civilization and the sayings of Nostradamus, the astrologer who has begun to be rediscovered with a vengeance all of a sudden.

Rewritten Science news: Chocolate cures, kills and annoys
Rewritten Science news: Chocolate cures, kills and annoys
by Siim Einfeldt on 2010/10/16 [comments]


A recent research in Archives of Internal Medicine reveals that chocolate, if eaten regularly, can can cause depression. Previously chocolate has been related to lifting mood, but according to the study, the effects are quite the opposite.

Rewritten science news: People drink more when sober
Rewritten science news: People drink more when sober
by Siim Einfeldt on 2010/10/06 [comments]

A study conducted by the world's best known science lab at The Cheers shows that sober people tend to drink more than drunk people. Study shows that the more people have drank, the less they will drink afterward.

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