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Russia's Massive Tesla Tower Revealed in Drone Footage - Video

February 19th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.techswarm.com/2015/02/russias-massive-tesla-tower-revealed-in.html

Russia has long experimented both economically and militarily with Tesla technology, heightened interest in moving from tests to implementation. According to Russian sources, once fully online, the Marx Generator has the "power equal to all power generation facilities in Russia – including thermoelectric, hydroelectric, nuclear, solar, and wind power stations combined.

‘Unhackable’: Russian firm develops totally surveillance-proof smartphone

February 19th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://rt.com/news/233723-russian-phone-security-encryption/

Called the TaigaPhone, will be manufactured by Taiga Systems, will synergize with other tools provided by the company to its high-profile clients, photos and work-related files, as well as phone conversations and metadata will not “leak” without the user’s consent, according to Taiga Systems.

12 likely causes of the Apocalypse, as seen by scientists - Video

February 15th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://rt.com/news/232591-12-causes-apocalypses-scientists/

Filmmakers, authors, and media have widely speculated about how human life on Earth will end; scientists have come up with serious assessment, presenting 12 possible causes of the Apocalypse. Asteroid impact, Super-volcano eruption, Global pandemic, Nuclear war, Extreme climate change, Synthetic biology, Nanotechnology, Unknown consequences, Ecological collapse, Global system collapse, Future bad governance, Artificial Intelligence.

Scientists Are Pretty Terrified About These Last-Minute Fixes to Global Warming

February 10th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/02/scientists-geoengineering-climate-bad-idea

"Geoengineering "theory that humans could slow, stop, or reverse global warming by "hacking" the planet with technological feats that alter chemical composition of the atmosphere; pulling carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, burying it underground, "seeding" the atmosphere with particles that increase its reflectivity, send more sunlight back into space.

China to Start GMO Research, Supervision, Education Campaign

February 3rd, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://sputniknews.com/asia/20150203/1017723111.html

China will focus more on the study and supervision of genetically-modified organisms (GMO), as well as invest in public education about GMO products. “GM technology is very promising and we must stand on top of GM research as China has quite limited agricultural resources,” Han Jun, deputy head of the office for the central leading group on agricultural work.

Swedish business office implants RFID chips under staff’s skin

January 29th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Swedish_business_office_implants_RFID_chips_under_staff%E2%80%99s_skin/41334/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Want to gain entry to your office, get on a bus, or perhaps buy a sandwich? We're all getting used to swiping a card to do all these things. But at Epicenter, a new hi-tech office block in Sweden, they are trying a different approach - a chip under the skin. Along with access to doors and photocopiers, they're promised further services including the ability to pay in the cafe with a touch of a hand.

Silicon Valley CEOs Use 'Smart Drugs' to Come Out on Top

January 28th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://sputniknews.com/us/20150127/1017415444.html

Use of "smart drugs"s, compounds that may increase cognitive function a rising trend among Silicon Valley entrepreneurs: so-called nootropics help business owners to beat off a cut-throat global competition, boosts memory, helps to focus, bolsters vision. Some require prescription, like Modafimil, a narcolepsy medicine, prevents a person from falling asleep.

New painkiller found in coffee – stronger than morphine

January 25th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/New_painkiller_found_in_coffee_%E2%80%93_stronger_than_morphine/41199/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Coffee contains a protein that has an effect similar to morphine, specialists at the University of Brasilia and Brazilian agriculture research company Embrapa have discovered. Moreover, the new substance’s effect lasts longer.

GMO Pigs Coming Soon with Help of USDA and Biotech

January 25th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/gmo-pigs-coming-soon-help-usda-biotech/

USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and a unnamed corporation plans to address the ‘boar taint problem’ which causes a pig’s meat to smell of male reproductive organs that can make their meat ill-fit for market by altering a pig’s genome.

This Battery Has Lasted 175 Years and No One Knows How - Video

January 24th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/This_Battery_Has_Lasted_175_Years_and_No_One_Knows_How/41167/0/38/38/Y/M.html

A bell that has been ringing, nonstop, for at least 175 years at Oxford University. It's powered by a single battery that was installed in 1840. Researchers would love to know what the battery is made of, but they are afraid that opening the bell would ruin an experiment to see how long it will last.

Scientists Attempt to Create Kill Switch for Genetically Modified Bacteria

January 24th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Scientists_Attempt_to_Create_Kill_Switch_for_Genetically_Modified_Bacteria/41183/0/38/38/Y/M.html

As genetically-modified microbes take on ever more tasks – from creating new pharmaceuticals to turning out clean fuel sources – researchers have searched for a way to biologically isolate them from their wild counterparts, so that if they were ever accidentally released, they wouldn’t be able to survive.

The US Military Is Building Gangs of Autonomous Flying War Bots

January 24th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/The_US_Military_Is_Building_Gangs_of_Autonomous_Flying_War_Bots/41157/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Drones cheaper tooperate than regular fighter jets. An armed MQ-9 Reaper drone runs about $14 million, compared to $180 million or more for an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Drones that DARPA is envisioning would not be firing on human targets without approval from another human. What are those rules when it comes to robots?

Bill Gates wants to tackle mobile banking, but not with bitcoin - Video

January 22nd, 2015
Categories: Afghanistan, Science

Link: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/bill-gates-wants-tackle-mobile-011323993.html

Already, in developing countries people are storing money digitally on their phones and using their phones to make purchases, as if they were debit cards. By 2030, 2 billion people who don’t have a bank account will be storing money and making payment with their phones. By then, mobile money providers will be offering the full range of financial services, from interest-bearing savings accounts to credit to insurance.”

US Navy Prepares to Showcase Hi-Tech Military Hardware

January 21st, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://sputniknews.com/military/20150122/1017204710.html

US Navy to demonstrate an electromagnetic gun, a fire-fighting robot, a helicopter drone and other examples of new military gear at an upcoming exhibition, February 4-5 at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology EXPO in Washington by Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter and other experts from the US Office of Naval Research.

New Computer Guided Rifle is Accurate UP TO A MILE!

January 20th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2015/01/new-computer-guided-rifle-is-accurate.html

Each weapon is mounted with a digital scope that runs on Linux, includes several sensors that measure range, wind velocity and direction, target size, temperature, and barometric pressure. All these numbers are crunched by on-board computer, which displays the spot you need to aim for. The scope follows the target as it moves, when you pull the trigger the rifle doesn’t fire until you are on target.

Combat Robot-Avatar Revealed to Russian President Putin

January 20th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://sputniknews.com/military/20150120/1017150006.html

A new robot designed to have functions comparable to a human being, revealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin at Central Institute for Scientific Research Tochmash Tuesday. Robot made five shots with its gun, able to effectively work on its own travel a variety of terrains, drive a vehicle, provide emergency medical aid. New types of guns also presented to Putin, including a new sniper rifle.

The Bizarre Future of Genetic Engineering for the Masses - Video

January 17th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/the-bizarre-future-of-genetic-engineering-for-the-masses_012015

What if everyone could access the tools required to modify DNA, in the comfort of their own home?
It has already been invented; funded by mega corporations like Google, unveiled a device that can create millions of strands of DNA from scratch, they think it will allow DNA to become a “consumer product. Hand off the keys to creation to any jackass who can afford their machine Obvious consequences of this genetic tinkering, potential for mistakes to be made on a wide scale, creating new viruses, could unleash unspeakable horrors onto our planet.

FDA Approves Surgical Implant to ‘Fight Obesity,’ But Won’t Label GMOs

January 15th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/fda-approves-surgical-implant-fight-obesity-wont-label-gmos/

FDA approval of the ‘Maestro system,’ an electrical implant to ‘treat obesity’ by impairing the ability of certain nerves to do their job, jamming them with electrical pulses that block signals that your brain sends to your stomach to indicate that it needs food, shuts down your biological instinct to eat.

Travelers rejoice! Smartphones turned into real-time voice and sign translators

January 14th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://rt.com/news/222683-google-translate-app-smartphones/

Travelling in a foreign country has often been a challenge – now technology comes to the rescue. Google has updated its Translate app to do voice and sign translations - just point your smartphone at signs, menus or whatever you want to understand.

China Will Strip Mine the Moon for Rare Element

January 14th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/China_Will_Strip_Mine_the_Moon_for_Rare_Element/40868/0/38/38/Y/M.html

China is planning to build a mine on the Moon in order to search for a rare helium isotope scientists believe could be the key source of energy in the future. The moon is apparently rich with Helium 3. 40 tons of Helium 3; Cargo bays of two space shuttles can power U.S. for a whole year at current rate of energy consumption.

US Navy Set to Unveil Electromagnetic Weapon Technology

January 13th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://sputniknews.com/us/20150113/1016855242.html

The US Navy is set to unveil a new electromagnetic weapon that uses magnetic fields to launch projectiles at six times the speed of sound rather than using traditional chemical propellants and explosives to destroy targets.

Microsoft Halts Mainstream Support of Windows 7

January 12th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://sputniknews.com/business/20150112/1016813444.html

Microsoft will not add new features to Windows 7, will continue to issue security updates to all users in the next five years. As for any non-security fixes, including stability and reliability updates, they will be issued only to organizations that earlier signed support contracts.

Apple Laptops May Be Vulnerable To A Virus That 'Can't Be Removed'

January 9th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-laptops-may-be-vulnerable-to-a-virus-that-cant-be-removed-2015-1

Security expert has found a way to install malicious code on a tiny chip built into Apple laptops which resist any attempt at removal, replacing the entire hard disk will not delete it. Thunderstrike, is undetectable; because it is new no security software will be looking for it.

Cannabis oil is gathering an unstoppable momentum

January 6th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Cannabis_oil_is_gathering_an_unstoppable_momentum/40617/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Cannabis oil gathering momentum as world class healer, Western Governments unable to stop it. Cases all over the world show cannabis oil healed very serious diseases; anxiety disorders, epilepsy, MS (Multiple Sclerosis), cerebral palsy and cancer.

Most Earth-like planet ever spotted by scientists

January 6th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/01/06/391953/Most-Earthlike-planet-ever-found-

Harvard scientists discovered most earth-like planet in Lyra constellation, 470 light years away. Kepler 438b is slightly bigger than Earth in orbit of orange dwarf star, gives it 40 percent more warmth than the sun gives our planet, discovered seven other planets in habitable zones of their stars.

The Cutting Edge of Mind Control: Pupillometry

January 4th, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/the-cutting-edge-of-mind-control-pupillometry_012015

Biometrics is the use of technology to measure human characteristics and traits, and at the cutting edge of biometrics is pupillometry, the science of using measurements of the pupil of the human eye to make psychological predictions and gather predictive intelligence.

Apple being sued for lying about iPhone storage

January 2nd, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://rt.com/usa/219459-apple-lawsuit-iphone-storage/

The complaint, filed in federal court by Miami residents Paul Orshan and Christopher Endara, claims iOS 8, Apple’s exclusive operating system, is marketed as having more storage space than actually available to purchasers, 23.1 percent of advertised storage capacity of the devices will be unavailable for consumers."

Scientists Alter Crops With GMO Techniques Outside Regulators’ Scope

January 2nd, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Scientists_Alter_Crops_With_GMO_Techniques_Outside_Regulators%E2%80%99_Scope/40493/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Scotts Miracle-Gro Companyis once again developing genetically modified grass that would need less mowing, be a deeper green and resistant to damage from weedkiller Roundup. Will not need federal approval before it can be field-tested and marketed.

Scientist Terrified of Geoengineering Technology Being Developed under Guise of Halting Global Warming

January 2nd, 2015
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/scientist-terrified-of-geoengineering-technology-being-developed-under-guise-of-halting-global-warming_012015

A prominent climate scientist Dr. Matthew Watson from Bristol University who’s actively involved in developing technologies to thwart the natural weather patterns of the globe says he’s disturbed by the prospect of having to make such drastic changes to the common order of things in order to fight so-called “global warming.”

Moscow State University to Build World's First 'Noah's Ark' of Life

December 25th, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://sputniknews.com/science/20141225/1016241972.html

Moscow State University is going to amass the samples of all living, extinct and disappearing organisms on Earth and store them in the world's first cryogenic biomaterial bank for subsequent reproduction. The challenging project has been named "Noah's Ark".

US firm blames Sony hacking on insiders not North Korea

December 25th, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/12/25/391797/sony-hacking-inside-job-us-experts/

Despite claims by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) blaming Pyongyang for the destructive cyber intrusion, one such expert from the California-based Norse cyber-security corporation said on Wednesday that not a North Korean, but a former Sony employee identified only as “Lena” was chiefly involved in the hack.

Visiting The Nation’s Largest Solar Airpor

December 24th, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/going-green-indianapolis-becomes-nations-largest-solar-airport/

Chicago’s O’hare Airport has an enormous, vertical, indoor organic garden with 44 different varieties of fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Indianapolis International Airport (IIA) has the nation’s largest airport-based solar farm. 86 acres of solar panels installed at the IIA,

DARPA's Autonomous Microdrones Designed to Patrol Inside Houses - Video

December 23rd, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.techswarm.com/2014/12/darpas-autonomous-microdrones-designed.html

Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs), combined with the ability to harvest energy, will enable insect-sized drone swarms to be dropped from military aircraft to stay aloft for a prolonged amount of time, offering a host of functions, including assassination.

Turks working on lie detector designed to dig out 'native lies'

December 23rd, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://rt.com/news/216791-lie-detector-turkish-university/

A university in Istanbul has announced plans to develop a new lie detector, designed especially for Turkish people. The usual polygraph test requires alterations, as some statements considered to be false in Western cultures might be not a lie for Turks.

Google self-driving car prototype ready to try road

December 22nd, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014971755

Google on Monday announced that the first completed prototype of its self-driving car is ready to be road tested. "They won't have a steering wheel, accelerator pedal, or brake pedal... because they don't need them. Our software and sensors do all the work.

Japan’s Answer to Radiation: Massive Natural Indoor Farms

December 21st, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/japans-answer-radiation-massive-natural-indoor-farms/

World’s largest indoor farm inside an old, 25,000-square-foot semiconductor factory, uses 100 times less water than an outdoor farm. Claim their produce contains 8 to 10 times more beta-carotene, twice the vitamin C, calcium and magnesium as its outdoor-grown counterparts. The produce grown at this weather-resistant, climate controlled plant uses LED lights, can yield 10,000 heads of lettuce per day.

China reveals long-range heat ray gun

December 16th, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/China_reveals_long-range_heat_ray_gun/40012/0/38/38/Y/M.html

China developed a long-range pain gun that works by shooting microwaves into people’s bodies and heating up water under their skin, according to reports, and might plan to fit it onto its ships or for crowd control. US government developed a similar weapon.

This Device Turns Plastic Trash Into Edible Mushrooms

December 15th, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/This_Device_Turns_Plastic_Trash_Into_Edible_Mushrooms/40000/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The Fungi Mu​tarium is a prototype device that uses fungi to break down plastic, grow edible, biomass in its place. Plastic that make up shopping bags doused in UV light to sterilize them, break the plastic down, placed in pod of edible, algae-based gelatin. After a few weeks, edible fungi begin to grow, completely decompose the plastic, leaving a natural, edible growth.

DARPA creates first ever self-guiding bullets

December 14th, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/DARPA_creates_first_ever_self-guiding_bullets/39954/0/38/38/Y/M.html

These .50 cal. projectiles can change direction mid-flight and function much like the laser-guided bombs first developed by the United States during the Vietnam war. EXACTO bullet has optical sensors on the surface of its nose that gathers in-flight information that’s transmitted to internal electronic systems for interpreting incoming data. Data is used to adjust fins located along the exterior of the bullet to change its direction.

The bracelet that turns your ARM into a touchscreen: Cicret projects emails, videos and games onto skin - Video

December 13th, 2014
Categories: Science

Link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2871401/The-bracelet-turns-ARM-touchscreen-Cicret-projects-emails-videos-games-skin.html

Bracelet designed to replace smartphone or tablet
Using a projector, could project a screen onto the forearm. Array of sensors allows wearer to manipulate the 'screen' could be used to watch films, write emails, make phone calls.

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