Carol Rommel

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What lies beneath: As earth warms, diseases within permafrost become a bigger worry

Scientists are witnessing the theoretical turning into reality: infectious microbes emerging from a deep freeze<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p>This past summer anthrax killed a 12-year-old boy in a remote part of Siberia. At least 20 other people, also from the Yamal …

Global Warming

The innovators: the swarm of sea drones sniffing out drugs and mines

The football-sized robots are designed to work in packs, programmed for various tasks from locating wreckage to detecting contraband through a ship’s hull<p>When Sampriti Bhattacharyya read about a controversial US Navy scheme in which dolphins try to locate sea mines she realised the true potential …

The Most Commonly Reported Extraterrestrials By Contactees, Abductees & Experiencers

“Intelligent beings from other star systems have been and are visiting our planet Earth. They are variously referred to as Visitors, Others, Star …

Barack Obama

5 Reasons Why Wearables Aren’t Taking On Heart Disease … Yet

If you’re waiting for wearables to sniff out your health issues, it’s gonna be a while.<p>As devices like the Apple Watch and Fitbit become more popular, more people than ever have heart rate-monitoring technology at their disposal. So why hasn’t this triggered a revolution in treating heart disease, …