Gibraltar may crumble…

27 May 2009 grant b 0

…but this new memory technology Neatorama’s talking about will be here to stay: Berkeley… researcher Alex Zettl and colleagues created a physical memory cell composed […]

Global warming real estate.

25 May 2009 grant b 0

You’d expect the rising ocean levels to decimate coastlines, but the New York Times points out that melting glaciers are, rather surprisingly, raising land levels […]

SONG: “If I Believe It”

23 May 2009 grant b 0

SONG: “If I Believe It” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “The science of voodoo: When mind attacks body “, […]

Make mine an iced tea.

20 May 2009 grant b 0

BBC says that Coke’ll kill you, man: This is because the drink can cause blood potassium to drop dangerously low, they report in the International […]

Spirit in the sand.

18 May 2009 grant b 0

The Mars Rover Spirit could use a couple two-by-fours, the LA Times reports, because its wheels are spinning in place… a very faraway place: Over […]

Imaginary poisons.

14 May 2009 grant b 1

New Scientist examines the harmful health effects of the power of negative thinking: The placebo effect has an evil twin: the nocebo effect, in which […]