A laser-based method that could be used to detect chemicals such as explosives and dangerous gases quickly and accurately has now been developed by researchers.
University of Michigan researchers have developed a laser-based method that could be used to detect chemicals such as explosives and dangerous gases quickly and accurately.
Compared to smallpox or typhoid, malaria is proving one of the most challenging human diseases to eradicate - and so remains a real and constant danger to nearly half the world's population. Twenty years ago, two million people died each year on average from malaria, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Show More Summary
The Backyard Scientist can’t be bothered to cook the meals he got from Blue Apron using normal kitchen appliances. Instead, he turns to more dangerous methods, like a powerful arc flashlight, a high-voltage transformer, a blowtorch, and delicious manganese heptoxide.
When the WannaCry ransomware attack hit back in May, it was really good at causing chaos but not so great at generating ransom money. Some analysts said that the attackers were amateurish in their methods. If the people behind the malware...Show More Summary
A standard method for evaluating shelter dogs’ behavior — the results often meant the difference between adoption and euthanasia — is under scrutiny.
Cruz Velazquez Acevedo began convulsing shortly after he drank the liquid methamphetamine he'd brought with him from Tijuana, Mexico. The 16-year-old had just crossed the U.S.-Mexico border to San Diego … Click to Continue »
It would be hard to devise a more expensive, dangerous, or cruel method of execution than death by gas chamber, which was designed and invented by Army Medical Corps officer Major Delos Turner and stands as the only execution device that requires the condemned to participate in his or her own execution, by inhaling lethal gas. Show More Summary
The head of the upper house Committee for International Relations has called for reporters to disclose the real motives and methods of Western nations in order to debunk the ‘Russian danger myth’ circulated in the media. Read Full Article at RT.com
Some of the methods proposed for “reducing” were downright bizarre—and even dangerous.
Because what could possibly go wrong dumping dangerous chemicals into the drinking water? A year after state environmental regulators called the SolarBees experiment a failure, state lawmakers are trying another unproven method to control...Show More Summary
As abortion laws in the U.S. have become more restrictive, some women have turned to dangerous methods of terminating their pregnancies at home. But there are safe ways for women to obtain abortions outside of formal health care settings, and a new study underscores the effectiveness of one of these methods: telemedicine. In the new…
Ridding water of tiny concentrations of pollutants isn't easy. Typically, a lot of energy or chemicals are required to remove these dangerous contaminants - but that could change. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...Show More Summary
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have become an increasingly dangerous problem in the medical community. Having a disease that is not adequately treated with medication can lead to prolonged illness and even death. This has led researchers...Show More Summary
New York - Scientists have developed a new method to neutralise a dangerous fungal toxin affecting crops that can lead to cancer, childhood stunting and other health threats. Researchers from the University of Arizona (UA) said theyShow More Summary
Campaign Life Coalition's #Ru486RuCrazy series focuses on the 'horrible abortion method' known as Mifegymiso.
You Can Totally Use a Guardian amiibo as a Charging Stand for the Switch Yet another way to charge your Switch while playing in tabletop mode. It's not exactly a method Nintendo would approval, but if you like to live dangerously, go for it!
The Odious Concept of Ethical Thresholds Unfortunately, most people don't understand the fundamental nature of ethics. Yes, the ultimate purpose is to arrive at actions that are clearly ethical. However, the method or process by which one arrives at and justifies an ethical proposition is as important as the proposition itself. Show More Summary
The California State Railroad Museum is presenting an exhibit featuring various snow removal methods, now through March 2017. See how cumbersome and dangerous snow removal on the railroad can be and how the preferred methods have changed over time. The exhibit and a historic 1920s 251,000-pound rotary snowplow will be on display in the Museum’s […]
University of Connecticut professor Peter Turchin believes civilization is in danger of collapse in the 2020s due to political turmoil hitting a fever pitch. Turchin has developed a mathematical method he believes can accurately explain and gauge human behavior. Show More Summary