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Debunking the Cradle of Civilization Myth
by Robert Bruce Baird.There was a time when many Europeans took it as fact that humanity had almost no real ability or value before the Sumerian culture and these patristic animals became ascendant. The truth is clear now, yet most people cling to the old paradigm in one ...
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Moon Gazing - Is It Right For You?
by Gary Nugent.Through it I got to see the moons of Jupiter, the phases of Venus and the rings of Saturn. But above all these eye-openers, there was the moon. There in the eyepiece stood craggy mountains - spires casting long shadows across crater lowlands, dark ma...
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Benefits of Human Genome Project
by Wong Hon Long.Some current and potential applications of genome research include molecular medicine, microbial genomics, risk assessment, bioarchaeology, anthropology, evolution, human migration, DNA forensics (identification), agriculture, livestock breeding, and...
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DNA Profiling: Its Uses in Court
by Tom Lebaron.In addition to the one-of-a-kind pattern engraved on our fingers, each of us possesses a unique identifier that is built within our bodies. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the genetic blueprint that determines our biological characteristics. DNA is a ...

Does Clean Mean Extreme Green?
by Bill Knell.By the late 1970s, the air quality in Manhattan and the other Boroughs improved substantially. There were a number of reasons for this including clean air initiatives and vehicle emission reductions. The city was also a much cleaner place. Concerns a...
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The Dream Dancers Mask
by Robert Bruce Baird.ARTIFACT DESCRIPTION:a) Weight – two and one half poundsb) Composition – electrum – 80% gold We need to have a thorough analysis of the composition that hopefully will provide clues as to when it was made. c) Symbology – There are marks behin...
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Probability - Fact or Fiction
by Johnny Fuctup.From reading my other articles it should be clear that one theory of our universe that I’m particularly interested in is consensus reality. A universe created by our collective consciousness that fits within the confines of our collective belief sy...
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The Truth about Tooth Decay or Dental Caries
by Joe Miller.Sugar is the main culprit in tooth decay, because that is what the bacteria eat. Bacteria then produce acids as a byproduct. Those acids eat at the enamel of our teeth, until hole or cavity in the tooth appears.Our story begins in the 17th century, w...
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Animus Mundi and Intelligent Design
by Robert Bruce Baird.Dr. Janice Boddy says we have a ‘Reifying thrust of Materialism’ and we need to develop a ‘Reifying thrust of Spiritualism’ I think.CIRCADIAN RYTHMS:Just as Gertrude observed in her airplane flights over America, there are designs that open a...
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DNAology!
by Khalil A. Cassimally.The DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is a unique molecule. It contains every single piece of genetic information of a person; just like the memory card of a PC, which contains all the data. The major difference between the DNA and the memory card of your ...

Programmed life
by Khalil A. Cassimally.Does aging happen by chance? Is aging the breaking down of an organism till the latter eventually stops working?According to Valter Longo’s latest research, which was published in the September 27 edition of the Journal of Cell Biology, aging is a ...
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Mosquitoes like my blood
by Khalil A. Cassimally.Here in Mauritius, mosquitoes are in paradise. The male mosquitoes have all the fruits they’ll ever dream of – god knows whether they actually dream – all year long while the female mosquitoes can choose from a numerous number of tourists to fe...
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X-Files Stuff in the News!
by Doug Bower.I mean, I would love for half the stuff I see in sci-fi to be true right now. You know what I am talking about, don't you? I would love to be able to zoom through "Space the Final Frontier" in the comforts of the Starship Enterprise sipping margarita...

A Typical Indian
by Kedar Joshi.Emotional, Sensitive, Kind, Broad Minded, Spiritual, Poor, Innocent, Racist, Class conscious, A mathematician, Brown, A slave, Forgiving, ill-mannered, A great cook, A singer, Semi-Literate, Jealous, Religious, Friendly, Welcoming, Open, A film maker...
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Protein Design: Automated protein discovery and synthesis
by Paras Chopra.1. Protein Folding Problem To solve the protein folding problem we can use Artificial Neural Networks. We will train the networks with natural proteins whose 3D structure and amino acid sequence is known. After that we will test the network with few ...
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Memory Research Misses The Obvious
by Abraham Thomas.More hints. LTP was another possibility. High frequency stimulation of the dendrites of a neuron were known to improve the sensitivity of the synaptic nerve junctions. Such activity was seen to be "remembered" by the cell through greater sensitivity ...
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How mere nerve impulses are fun, or awful
by Abraham Thomas.The feel of paper and the flush of shame. Feelings and emotions are relayed as nerve impulses. Nerve endings or sensors report on feelings from tissues all over the body. These sensations include sharp pain, burning pain, cool or warm temperature, it...
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Parapsychology Maximize Effectivity Of Remote Viewing Techniques
by Jim D. Ray.Individuals with a solid working knowledge of Controlled Remote Viewing (CRV) have undoubtedly encountered the "plateaus" experienced at various levels throughout the ability’s development. Successful employment of CRV to identify characteristics o...
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Biophysics: Advanced Knowledge Absorption Techniques
by Jim D. Ray.As humanity and its understanding of inter-conscious existence continue to evolve, so does the mind’s capacity to interpret a greater understanding of its overall capability, both collectively and individually. Broader access to central knowledge r...

Crystalline Diamond
by Ryan Fyfe.A Diamond is a crystalline form of carbon. A diamonds hardness and high dispersion of light makes it particular useful for industrial applications and in jewelery. Diamonds are specifically renowned as a mineral with superlative physical qualities. T...
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Characteristics Of Sound
by Ryan Fyfe.To say all that in a more technical language: Sound "is an alternation in pressure, particle displacement, or particle velocity propagated in an elastic material" (Olson 1957). Sound is also a series of mechanical compressions and rarefactions or lon...
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Chemical Element Silver
by Ryan Fyfe.I'm sure if you looked you would have in your household several objects that are made of polished silver. For example: Silver dollars, or Silver cutlery, or photography equipment.Being just a bit harder than gold, silver is very ductile and malleable...
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Gas is important
by Ryan Fyfe.A gas is one of the different phases of matter. Similar to liquids and plasmas, gases are fluids. This means that they have the ability to flow and that they will not usually return to their prior stage after they have been deformed. This doesn't mea...
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What statistics has to do with contaminated bank notes
by Mahalakshmi Prabhakaran.Does the topic pique your curiosity? Are you wondering what indeed does statistics have to do with drug contaminated notes? Let’s suffice it to say: Everything. Yes, though the connection may sound implausible, a team of conscientious and dedicated...
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