Giant viruses open Pandora's box

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Nature) The organism was initially called NLF, for "new life form". Jean-Michel Claverie and Chantal Abergel, evolutionary biologists at Aix-Marseille University in France, found it in a water more…

America's 'true hero dies in obscurity'

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_482901" align="alignright" width="192" caption="Larry Grathwohl"][/caption] Larry Grathwohl – an FBI informant known for infiltrating Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn's radical Weatherman Underground Organization from 1969 to 1970 more…

Charles Barkley: I agree with Zimmerman verdict

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newsbuster) NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley made some stunning comments concerning the George Zimmerman trial Thursday. Appearing on CNBC’s Closing Bell, Barkley not only said that he more…

Take a virtual tour of the Temple Mount

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Biblical Archaeology Review) The Israeli association The Heart of the Nation, along with various scholars and the Israeli Minister of Construction and Housing, released a virtual tour of more…

King David's suburban palace unearthed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Israel Today) Archaeologists from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on Thursday revealed the results of a year-long dig outside the capital - the discovery of King David's suburban more…

Scientists use urine to charge cell phone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence Presse-France) British scientists on Tuesday reported they had harnessed the power of urine and were able to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts more…

Japan clinic launches 'snail facial'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Live snails, hailed as an elixir for youthful and beautiful skin, take centre stage in an unusual new "snail facial" launching tomorrow at a spa in more…