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New Injectable Hydrogel Delivers Drugs Without Surgery

Turning six injections into one<p>To treat certain types of medical conditions, such as some forms of vision loss or cancer, patients have to receive drugs through periodic injections. These doctor visits can be time-consuming—sometimes happening once per week—and demoralizing, and the drugs affect …

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Web Design
Streaming

Does the Scientific Method need Revision?

Theoretical physics has problems. That’s nothing new — if it wasn’t so, then we’d have nothing left to do. But especially in high energy physics and …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists tame Schrodinger's cat for a new type of quantum computer

Physicists at the University of Sussex have tamed one of the most counterintuitive phenomena of modern science in their quest to develop a new …

Physics

Life on Earth now officially at risk, scientists say

Humans are “eating away at our own life support systems” at a rate unseen in the past 10,000 years by degrading land and freshwater systems, emitting …

Nuclear Energy

Another Earth may be 500 light years away

Some 500 light-years away, a little planet basks comfortably in the heat of its sun. It's probably rocky – as the Earth is – and it's probably just the right temperature to boast liquid water. In other words, it's about as close to Earth as any planet we know of.<p>Unveiled at a recent meeting of the …

Broken bones and torn cartilage could be regrown in simple operation

The new discovery offers hope of a new treatment for skeletal disorders such as bone fractures, brittle bones, osteosarcoma or damaged cartilage<p>Broken bones and torn cartilage could be fixed in a simple operation which injects skeleton stem cells into damaged areas, scientists believe.<p>Researchers …

Stem Cells

LA Compagnie London to New York business class: review

Ever since Concorde dipped its nose for the last time, flying to New Yorkhasn’t been quite as glamorous. Millions of us will never get to board a plane where you don’t turn left or right, because every seat is in First Class. We will never play footsie with Joan Collins at Mach Three.<p>But others …

Aviation

Here Are Some Of The Hilarious, Embarrassing, Or Bizarre Questions People Asked Librarians Before Google Existed

Well, you'd probably have to go to the library and do some research. That, or ask a librarian to do it for you.<p>The New York Public Library recently discovered an archive of reference questions that people asked its librarians back in the last century.<p>The NYPL has been posting some of the questions …

New York Public Library

Pope Francis on climate change: “It is man who continuously slaps down nature”

The Pope is going to bat for climate action<p>Climate change is definitely happening, and human activity is mostly to blame, Pope Francis said Thursday, endorsing the consensus of the overwhelming majority of scientists.<p>“I don’t know if it is all [man’s fault] but the majority is, for the most part, …

Swiss central bank stuns markets with currency and rate ‘tsunami’

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015</i>.<p><b>Swiss 'tsunami'</b><br>Switzerland's central bank truly shocked and awed financial markets today, with two shots heard 'round the world.<p>The franc soared and Swiss stocks plunged after the Swiss National Bank decision, rippling …

Earth entered new epoch on July 16 1945, say scientists

A new epoch known as the Anthropocene began when the first atomic bomb was detonated in the New Mexico in 1945, scientists believe<p>The world entered a new epoch on July 16 1945 when humans detonated the first atomic bomb, scientists have concluded.<p>Human behaviour now has such an enormous impact on …

Climate Change

Astronomers Spy "Bullet" Galaxy Blasting Through Other Galaxies

A speedy space collision rips gas from a fast-moving galaxy.<p><b>What's New</b><p>A distant galaxy pierced another group of galaxies like a bullet, astronomers report, in a cosmic collision some 1.4 billion light-years away.<p>Observations from Europe's XMM-Newton X-ray space telescope reveal that the bullet …

Astrophysics