A renowned government secret hunter has published new documents detailing the CIA’s Cold War “behavioral modification” experiments (ranging from the bizarre to the stomach-churning), released under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents were published by “The Black Vault”, a site which has published enough government documents on the paranormal, UFOs and government mind control […]
Researchers say the shock created by Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s claim that he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies could set back responsible studies into preventing genetic disorders.
At least 25 Canadian women have developed a rare cancer linked to breast implants — and almost all of them had the same type of textured implant, according to researchers. But Health Canada has no plans to remove this implant from the market or to directly alert Canadian women who have the implants, an investigation […]
Pokemon Go developer Niantic has introduced a brand new Special Research quest to celebrate the release of Pokemon Let’s Go on Switch. The ‘Pokemon Let’s Go, Meltan’ quest gives players the chance to encounter the brand new Pocket Monster. Taking place over nine stages, the ‘Let’s Go, Meltan’ quest can be found in the Special Research […]
Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of Boeing that specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles, is gearing up to launch a solar-powered autonomous aircraft. The vehicle, called Odysseus, is designed for persistent flight at high-altitudes and will be used to perform climate and atmospheric research. Its first voyage is scheduled for the spring of 2019. According to […]
Olena Yakobchuk / Shutterstock There are about 50 million people in the world living with dementia. It’s the umbrella term given to the symptoms caused by various diseases — most commonly Alzheimer’s. A new neck scan could help determine those most at risk, according to a new study. The test measures pulse intensity, which is […]
DEMENTIA: A new research centre dedicated to finding a cure for dementia has been opened at Cardiff University.
Last week research that looked at data examining almost 1.3 million people revealed no link whatsoever of high total cholesterol or “bad cholesterol” with heart disease. Lead author Uffe Ravskov told New Scientist last year “the cholesterol campaign is the greatest medical scandal of modern time”. The fear of cholesterol has driven a multibillion pound […]
A new study by researchers at Fudan University in Shanghai may have just solved the “father tongue” vs “mother tongue” conundrum. According to lead researcher, Menghan Zhang, there is a correlation between lexical patterns and the Y chromosome, which is passed on by the father. The team also hypothesised that the ability to process and […]
A UK-based firm says hackers with ties to the Iranian government are targeting the world’s top universities to steal unpublished research – at least from those academics who are fooled by bogus login pages. The Counter Threat Unit (CTU) from UK-based cyber security firm Secureworks published a report [LINK] stating that 76 universities around the […]