4 Billion Year-Old Meteorite Served as Doorstop for Lewis Family (Photo)

Donna Lewis and Jerry Cook with 4 billion-year old meteorite
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The doorstop of the Lewis family in Tennessee is not your ordinary rock. It turns out that it’s a rare meteorite estimated to be 4 billion years old. The eureka moment came in when George Lewis ran a metal detector over it last May. To his surprise, the detector registered it as ‘overload’. Since then, the family brought the special More...

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"Hottah" rock outcrop image on Mars transmitted by Curiosity Rover
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By Charles Wuckland On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Proof of Water Existence on Mars Discovered by NASA’s Curiosity Rover

Mars has been the subject of studies for many years for the possibility of finding another planet aside from Earth which can support life. In a recent navigation by NASA’s Curiosity Rover on Mars, signs of More...

Lake in Camargue France Turns Red Due to Salt
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By Meg Stanford On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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Lake in France Turns to Red Due to High Salt Concentration (Photo)

Have you ever seen a lake which turned to red? Perhaps the images in the biblical story of Moses come into your mind. However, this is not an extraordinary sighting but a result of a natural phenomenon. A lake in More...

Mermaids The Body Found
By Charles Wuckland On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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“Mermaids: The Body Found” Continues to Puzzle if Mermaids Do Exist (Photo and Video)

The documentary “Mermaids: The Body Found” was re-aired on Discovery Channel last Sunday, July 15, 2012, confusing more people if mermaids indeed really exist. In describing the show, Discovery says, More...

X-Solar Flare Erupted from Sun on July 12, 2012
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By Charles Wuckland On Sunday, July 15th, 2012
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July 12 X-class Solar Flare Erupted from Sun Should Hit Earth Saturday (Photo)

On July 12, 2012, the sun released it’s sixth solar flare this year. This is the second major solar storm to erupt from the sun in less than a week but it was not the strongest. The record goes to the March More...

Mermaids
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By Charles Wuckland On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Mermaids Don’t Exist, Says NOAA

Have you ever wondered if mermaids truly exist? Those fabled aquatic creatures, typically depicted with the head and torso of a girl or woman, and the tail of a fish, are commonly seen singing beautiful songs in More...

Venus Transit in 2004 as seen in Florida
By Charles Wuckland On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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Transit of Venus 2012 on June 5/6 Visibility: Where To Watch?

The so-called transit of Venus 2012 (or Venus transit) this coming Wednesday, June 6, 2012 (Tuesday, June 5 in some areas) can be seen on Earth and visible from the western Pacific Ocean, northwesternmost North More...

abaca
By Gregory Mendoza On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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DOST-ITDI innovate new ways in using abaca

Dr. Hitoshi Takagi of the University of Tokushima in Japan, discussed the topic “Characterization of Abaca Fiber Reinforced Green Composites,” in a DOST-ITDI sponsored seminar. He offered a comparative study More...

nanofiber
By Cindy Co On Friday, March 2nd, 2012
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Nanofiber made of Protein as cure of Alzheimer’s disease

Creating nanofibers made of proteins is a new method developed by researchers at NYU-Poly (Polytechnic Institute of New York University). This breakthrough promises to greatly improve drug delivery methods for the More...