Tuesday, May 24, 2005
Saturday, May 14, 2005
Fuel cell for prosthetics runs on blood
The biological fuel cell uses glucose, a sugar in blood, with a non-toxic substance used to draw electrons from glucose, said the team led by Matsuhiko Nishizawa, bio-engineering professor at the graduate school of state-run Tohoku University.
Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Astronomy Pic of the Day: 2005 May 11 - The Sombrero Galaxy in Infrared
Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Archaeologists find 'Britain's oldest shoe
They said the shoe, which was found at Whitehall Quarry, near Wellington, was the equivalent to a modern size 9 or 10, and was so well preserved that the stitching and lace holes were visible in the leather.
Monday, May 09, 2005
Bigfoot Video Footage
An expedition to confirm the latest ‘Bigfoot’ sighting was announced last night on ‘A Current Affair’ by host Tim Green.
“The hunt is on for ‘Bigfoot’ and ‘A Current Affair’ is leading the way,” says Green on last night’s broadcast. “We are sending an expedition to Manitoba to track Bigfoot.”
After ‘A Current Affair’ unleashed videotape across America of the latest sighting of the infamous Bigfoot, the scientific, zoological and journalistic communities have united in the excitement of discovery -- and now in an expedition to confirm the existence of this entity."
All I can say is I'm not impressed.
Boing Boing: New mammal found in Borneo
Hot sauce is a real killer
Ultra-concentrated “16 Million Reserve” is the hottest science can make.
The sauce is 30 times hotter than the spiciest pepper and 8,000 times more fiery than Tabasco."
Saturday, May 07, 2005
Astronomy Picture of the day - NGC 3314: When Galaxies Overlap
Friday, May 06, 2005
India's New High-Tech Mapping Satellite in Orbit
Earth Has Become Brighter, but No One Is Sure Why - New York Times
The brightening means that more sunlight - and thus more heat - is reaching the ground. That could partly explain the record-high global temperatures reported in the late 1990's, and it could accelerate the planet's warming trend."