Anamika Prajin

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Fear of Needles? There's New Tech on the Way

Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall's innovative Nanopatch could revolutionize medical vaccinations.<p>The hypodermic syringe needle has been striking fear in patients since the 1850s. But it could be relegated to the history books within a decade by a revolutionary medical device that promises to …

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Reports of Russian Satyr Skeleton, Resemble Stories From Years Earlier

I keep a bookmarks folder on my browser for Mysterious Universe Story Ideas, and a few weeks back I saved one with the headline, “Russian …

Neurosurgeons successfully implant 3D printed skull

A 22-year-old woman from the Netherlands who suffers from a chronic bone disorder -- which has increased the thickness of her skull from 1.5cm to …

Woman Has Her Skull Replaced With A 3-D-Printed Plastic One

The most significant skull prosthetic to date<p>A woman with a rare bone disorder has had much of the top of her skull replaced with a 3-D printed plastic piece, <i>Wired U.K.</i> reports. Three months later, she's symptom-free and back to work.<p>The woman's condition made her skull increase in thickness, …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

India plans mission to the Sun

India's Mangalyaan spacecraft is on its way to Mars, but the county is already planning its next major space exploration mission.<p>The country visited …

Coma patient wakes up with 'psychic powers' - Unexplained Mysteries

Rob Ball believes he can read minds. Image Credit: sxc.hu<p>An injured man who spent two weeks in a coma believes that the experience has made him …

Alien UFO Sightings

Believing in UFOs Is More Fun When You’re the Only One<p>Reasons to Believe<p>Aliens May Well Exist in a Parallel Universe, New Studies Find<p>Nobel Prize …

Alien UFO Sightings

Quasar Eats Gas, Throws Up

You can’t beat a quasar for general awesomeness. When they were first discovered in the 1960s, nobody could imagine what those pinpoints of light …

Mysterious underground caves discovered in Chile

A group of researchers in Chile discover 20 underground caves which could help unlock mysteries about how continents are formed<p><b>Chilean</b> and <b>French</b> scientists have discovered a network of underground caves on a remote island in Patagonia that could provide valuable clues as to how continents were …

Orion Star Factory May Be Deadly to Planets

Changing Planet<p>Artist’s concept of two proplyds, or protostars, around a massive O-type star. The nearer proplyd is having its planet-forming dust and gas blasted away by the radiation from the star. The farther one retains its planet-making potential.<br>Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF; B. Saxton<p><b>The Great Orion</b> …

Stargazers in South Korea Witness Close Encounter

A bright shining object in the skies captivated observers in Suwon on Sunday night. Experts say it was probably a shooting star. The object blazed …

Big Pic: A Hypergiant Star And Its Clingy Companion

This enormous star is a million times brighter than the sun.<p>The astronomer who discovered the size of this star says it's shaped like a peanut, but we disagree; that one "lobe" is much too large. Perhaps that's because the larger star is, in fact, one of the 10 largest stars ever discovered. Its …

Out-of-body Experiences Are Scientifically Proven to Be Real

While scientists study the <b>“mystical” out of body experiences</b> and propose their theories, let’s try to explain what they are and where they come from, …

Exclusive: Radar data suggests missing Malaysia plane deliberately flown way off course - sources | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Military radar data suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flown hundreds of miles off course, heightening suspicions of foul play among investigators, sources told Reuters on Friday.<p>The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers …

Nature Blows My Mind! The glowing millipedes of Alcatraz Island

Millipedes, that glow. Just one of the critters that lives on the famous Alcatraz Island that we had <i>no idea about</i> until recently. They were …

An Interstellar Butterfly! The "butterfly effect" says the fl…

An Interstellar Butterfly! The "butterfly effect" says the flap of a butterfly's wings may lead to a developing hurricane on the other side of the world. But what happens when a butterfly flaps its wings in the depths of space? This cosmic butterfly is a nebula known as AFGL 4104, or Roberts 22. Caused by a star that is nearing the end of its life and has shrugged off its outer layers, the nebula emerges as a cosmic chrysalis to produce this striking sight. Studies of the lobes of Roberts 22 …

Why Won’t the Australian Government Let Us Hunt UFOs with Lasers?

Australian UFO chasers like Peter Slattery use lasers to find and communicate with aliens, which is a totally fine way to spend one's time, but the government is cracking down on them.<p><i>Photo courtesy of iStock</i><p>I probably don’t need to tell you this, but when you’re trying to communicate with aliens, …

Beast from the Deep: New Species of Deep-Diving Whale Found

<i>Reports of a new species of whale have surfaced! Scientists found and cataloged a newly found “sea monster!” This one is elusive and few if any have</i> …

Haunted Apartment - Unseen Hands

Ghost hands (Re-creation)<p><i>This post by Thomas Marcum, Thomas is the founder/leader of the cryptozoology and paranormal research organization known as</i> …

'Female Baby Having Two Heads' Born In India

Conjoined twins were born at a hospital in northern India on Wednesday morning.<p>"Yes this report is perfectly true that we have delivered a female baby having two heads,” Dr. Ashish Sehgal, the CEO of Cygnus JK Hindu Hospital, told ABCNews.com in an email. “She is presently alive and healthy.”<p><b>Story</b> …

Gravitational waves: have US scientists heard echoes of the big bang?

There is intense speculation among cosmologists that a US team is on the verge of confirming they have detected "primordial gravitational waves" – an echo of the big bang in which the universe came into existence 14bn years ago.<p>Rumours have been rife in the physics community about an announcement …

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

Malaysia flight MH370: Theories swirl around disappearance

<b>The investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has produced many false leads, and each one spawns a new theory.</b><p><b>Did the pilot make a mistake? Could an electrical fault have caused an explosion? Was it the target of a terror attack? Here are some of the main theories.</b><p>Pilot …

Wesley Warren Jr., Man With 132-lb. Scrotum, Dead At 49

Wesley Warren Jr., who received worldwide notoriety because of his problems with a scrotum that grew to 132 pounds, died Friday at a Las Vegas hospital. He was 49.<p>No cause of death was officially announced, but Warren's roommate, Joey Hurtado, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that Warren had …

Rare 'likely' female-to-female HIV case reported in US

<b>US health officials have published details of a rare case of suspected female-to-female HIV infection.</b><p>A 46-year-old woman "likely acquired" the virus during a six-month monogamous relationship with a HIV-positive woman in Texas, said the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).<p>She was infected with a …

Worming Our Way Towards New Therapies for Chronic Disease

Over the last five decades, the prevalence of chronic conditions such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis and autism spectrum disorders have grown significantly. Public health research has been working fervently to find a way to treat and hopefully cure the ailments. Yet the …