Category: Science

Portland teen discovers cost-effective way to turn salt water into drinkable fresh water

Portland teen discovers cost-effective way to turn salt water into drinkable fresh water

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Fox 12 By Kaitlyn Bolduc A Portland teen is turning heads across the country all because of a science experiment that began in his high school classroom. Companies like Intel and universities like MIT are now invested in his findings. With certainty you’ll want to remember...

Human-Animal Hybrids Not Far Off

By David Robson 5 January 2017 In H. G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau, the shipwrecked hero Edward Pendrick is walking through a forest glade when he chances upon a group of two men and a woman squatting around a fallen tree. They are naked apart from a few rags...

Toxic air pollution particles found in human brains

Toxic air pollution particles found in human brains

Damian Carrington Toxic nanoparticles from air pollution have been discovered in human brains in “abundant” quantities, a newly published study reveals. The detection of the particles, in brain tissue from 37 people, raises concerns because recent research has suggested links between these magnetite particles and Alzheimer’s disease, while air pollution...

The ocean is filling up with a mysterious life form and scientists don’t know why

The ocean is filling up with a mysterious life form and scientists don’t know why

By, Beatrice Gitau Phytoplankton, micro-organisms that float, as opposed to swim, are rapidly thriving in the North Atlantic, suggesting an environmental shift that defies previous scientific predictions. Scientists have long thought that the number of plankton species would decline due to increased acidity in the oceans. However, over the last...

NASA has captured something HUGE escaping a supermassive black hole

NASA has captured something HUGE escaping a supermassive black hole

Two NASA telescopes managed to capture the moment a supermassive Black Hole’s corona launched out of the cosmic devourer. The corona associated with Mrk 335 ejected from the black hole travelling at about 20 per cent the speed of light. Just when you thought things at NASA couldn’t get more...