Tag Archives: humans

STOP POLLUTION.

Recycling doesn’t take much effort but in doing so you can avoid damaging countless species’ lives.

Stonehenge was occupied by humans 5,000 years EARLIER than we thought

Human beings were occupying Stonehenge thousands of years earlier than previously thought, according to archaeologists. Research at a site around a mile from Stonehenge has found evidence of a settlement dating back to 7500BC, 5,000 years earlier than previous findings confirmed. And carbon-dating of material at the site has revealed continuous occupation of the area […]

Terry Pratchett on science, technology and his favourite Discworld characters – video

Terry Pratchett explains which of his characters are now ‘laminated into’ him, how he’d like his computer to talk and why it’s not all about the humans. These are edited highlights of the writer’s public discussion about The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day (Ebury) with co-authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen at London’s Conway […]

Hemp Can Repair DNA!

by Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Did you know that DNA can be damaged…and repaired? DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the hereditary material found in humans, animals, and organisms. DNA is in every cell in our bodies. Each cell’s nucleus has DNA, which is rolled into structures that are our chromosomes (23 pairs). “ Most genes contain […]

The Physics of Mosh Pits

Research into how humans behave in crowds had mostly been limited to fairly organised situations, like pedestrians forming lanes when walking on the street. But when Jesse Silverberg, a graduate student at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, took his girlfriend to her first heavy metal concert a few years ago, he witnessed a different […]

New German Film Blasts Green Climate Movement…”Climate Protection = Environmental Crimes”

This week’s print edition of FOCUS includes an interview with the producer of a new environmental film to be shown in German cinemas beginning in January: Climate Crimes – Environmental crimes in the name of climate protection. It will premiere soon in Vienna. If you are one of the skeptics, much of the film probably will […]

The Future of Food

<a href='’ >iframe> There has been much concern recently about GM foods, some of which are being tested and some of which are already used as ingredients in the food we eat. GM stands for ‘genetically-modified’, and describes the process by which scientists are able to pinpoint the individual gene which produces a desired outcome, […]

Sales of Luxury Doomsday Bunkers Up 1000%

When credible professionals star building things like this, you have to take note that its a big possibility that one day soon, something is going to happen that’s going to affect us all. Those that can afford to have a back up plan – will be ‘alrite’ – but what about the rest of us […]