I wanted a small propane fired furnace for efficient aluminum and bronze melts. I figured that the coffee can furnace mentioned elswhere on the internet was too small, but metal 12 quart buckets seemed just right for my 4" diameter crucible.
The source of an enormous floating mass of pumice spotted this week in the South Pacific Ocean off of New Zealand has been discovered: NASA satellite images pinpointed an erupting undersea volcano called the Havre Seamount as the culprit.
An examination of the efforts being used to prolong life, including growing replacement body parts in a lab, creating microscopic robots which can eradicate deadly diseases, and reversing the aging process.
The US military’s future technology division is reportedly eyeing tampering with soldiers’ genes, allowing them to go for days without food or sleep and re-grow limbs lost in battle or due to landmines.
Scientists have known that TZDs promote the browning of white fat by activating a cell receptor called peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor–gamma (ppar-gamma), but the exact mechanism was not clear. To learn more, Dr. Accili and his colleague
With whole genome sequencing quickly becoming more affordable and accessible, we need to pay more attention to the massive amount of information it will deliver to parents and the fact that we don't yet understand what most of it means, concludes an
Some patients will feel better after taking a medication even if the drug doesn't actually do anything to treat their condition. It's called the "placebo effect." But there's another side to the power of suggestion...
cientists discovered certain Kenyans had developed an immunity to that protein, which means the protein could be a target for a future vaccine.
Specifically, the team studied children between ages of one and 10, as well as adults, and the number o
of active immunization against cancer antigens previously identified in cancer cells – can be used against practically all types of cancer. University of Tübingen researchers have published similarly successful clinical studies in the case of bowel
The day I entered public school, I was classified as visually impaired. I have a rare genetic syndrome known as achromatopsia. I’m color blind and light sensitive, my distance vision is flat-out awful. Even corrected, it’s closer to 20/100 than 20/20