Nearly Complete Brain Grown by Researchers

The tiny brain, which resembles that of a five-week-old foetus, is not conscious. Photograph: Ohio State University

Research team say tiny brain could be used to test drugs and study diseases, but scientific peers urge caution as data on breakthrough kept under wraps

The tiny brain, which resembles that of a five-week-old foetus, is not conscious. Photograph: Ohio State University

An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab

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Has the Nazi “Gold Train” Been Found in Poland

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Two people in Poland say they may have found a Nazi train rumoured to be full of gold, gems and guns that disappeared in World War Two, Polish media say.

The train is rumoured to have been carrying gold and gems

The train is believed to have gone missing near what is now

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IBM’s Brain Inspired Processor

IBM True North Neuro-synaptic Processor

The TrueNorth chip is based on non–von Neumann architecture using contemporary silicon technology.

IBM True North Neuro-synaptic Processor

Scientists have developed a brain inspired computer chip which mimics the neurons inside your brain.

The chip consumes just 70 milliwatts of power and can perform 46 billion synaptic operations per second.

Since

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Does the FDA Use Children as Guinea Pigs for Mercury Exposure?

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Amalgam dental fillings are 50 percent mercury and have been causing a wide range of problems for the past 150 years. Amalgam:

Damages your teeth. Amalgam requires the removal of more healthy tooth tissue, weakens tooth structure, and can crack teeth as it expands and contracts – leading to higher dental bills later. Exposes you

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Albino Children Hunted in Africa for Body Parts

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NEW YORK — Like other little boys, Baraka Cosmas Lusambo loves to play soccer. When he hears music, his feet tap and his face breaks out into a wide smile. During summer pool time recently, he used his left hand to toss a ball through a basketball hoop while red arm floaties keep him above

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The Hidden Issue of Israel’s Nuclear Arsenal

Richard Nixon, Yitzhak Rabin and Golda Meir. (photo credit:GABRIEL DUVAL / AFP,AFP FILES / AFP,REUTERS)

Publication of documents detailing US-Israel discussions on the Jewish State’s nuclear program comes amid public disagreement between the countries on Iran nuclear deal.

 

Richard Nixon, Yitzhak Rabin and Golda Meir. (photo credit:GABRIEL DUVAL / AFP,AFP FILES / AFP,REUTERS)

Israel and the United States worked together to formulate the Jewish State’s nuclear doctrine, archival

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Russia Re-Starts Pretend Work and Pay to Cover-up Crisis

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Soviet workers knew they got a raw deal, and they played along. “We pretend to work, and they pretend to pay us,” went a popular saying.

About a million job gains into Russia’s recession, the bargain still holds, with salaries plunging at a pace unprecedented under President Vladimir Putin. Data set to be released this

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The Artificial Leaf?

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Melbourne researchers say it may only be a matter of years before the artificial leaf is fueling every community, house and car on the planet.

The machine they have designed relies on a so-far largely untapped fuel source — hydrogen — and draws heavily on the plant process of photosynthesis, in which

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New Nuclear Threats From North Korea

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North Korea has issued new nuclear threats to the US saying it will respond accordingly if Washington does not cancel military exercises with South Korea. Pyongyang says it is ready to use its latest weapons, which are “unknown to the world.”

A U.S. Marine Corps C-130 Hercules aircraft leads a formation of F/A-18C Hornet

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Coca-Cola Spent $1.5 Million to Have Scientists Say Fast Food And Cola is OK!

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SOFT DRINK GIANT Coca Cola has spent millions funding scientists who argue that people should not cut down on their calorie intake.

A New York Times story published yesterday reported that the American arm of the company spent as much as $1.5 million on the launch of the Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN).

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Iran Says U.S. Nuke Deal Will Empower them to Target Israel

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President Obama says his nuclear deal with Iran is good not just for America, but also for US ally Israel. Iran’s foreign minister disagrees.

Mohammad Zarif was in Lebanon this week, meeting with the head Hezbollah terrorist, Hassan Nasrallah.

Hezbollah’s TV station al-Manar reported, “Zarif said from Beirut that the nuclear agreement between

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Exonerated After 34 years in Prison

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A man who spent 34 years behind bars for the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl has been freed after new DNA evidence emerged.

Lewis Fogle, from Pennsylvania, was convicted in 1982 for raping and shooting Deann Long and sentenced to life imprisonment. But he had always insisted he was innocent.

Fogle’s case

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Ireland Refused to Extradite Alleged Terrorist to U.S. Citing Cruel and Unusual Punishment

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Throughout the world, the U.S. prison system is often seen as inhumane and excessively large.

The American prison system is so reviled, in fact, that Irish officials recently refused to extradite an alleged terrorist to the U.S. The court cited concerns that if he were sent to the U.S., he would probably be

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CIA Sets up Training Program in Balitc to Combat Russian Propaganda

Trakai castle (Traku pilis) in Lithuania near Vilnius. The U.S. Embassy in Vilnius announced a grant of $500,000 for early to mid-career journalists to assist with combating Russian propaganda. Photo by Shutterstock

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Aug. 12 — The United States Embassy in Vilnius announced a grant of $500,000 to set up training programs for early to mid-career journalists and other media professionals from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to combat Russian propaganda.

Trakai castle (Traku pilis) in Lithuania near Vilnius. The U.S.

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ISIS Develops Official Rape Industry

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AP Photo / Seivan M.SalimYazidi Kurdish women hold posters during a protest against the Islamic State.

The New York Times reports that Islamic State has codified rape and uses it as a recruiting tool. According to the Koran, ISIL teaches, it is no sin to rape non-Muslims. So ISIL soldiers pray before and

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Reddit now Banned in Russia

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Reddit, one of the most popular destinations on the Internet, has been added to Russia’s list of banned websites. The Federal Drug Control Service decided to block the site after discovering what it says is content promoting the use of illegal drugs.

The offending content was a page titled, “Minimal and Reliable Methods for

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French Couple Dies in New Mexico Desert, Son Survives

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The sun and heat are harsh in the summer, and shade is nowhere to be found. But from all over, people come to admire the otherworldly beauty of the wave-like white dunes and to hike a trail marked only by posts staked deep in the gypsum sand.

Hikers at

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U.S. Space Missions Currently Depend on Russia…NASA to Congress: “Let Us Work”

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Ever since we mothballed our last space shuttle in 2011, we’ve been relying on Russian spacecraft to help put U.S. astronauts into space. It’s not a little embarrassing, as it basically means renting seats on Soyuz capsules like you’re a budget passenger on some Greyhound bus to low-Earth orbit.

And now, NASA says, we’re

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North Korea Adopts “Pyongyang” Time

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un waves to spectators and participants of the parade, Saturday, July 27, 2013 during a mass military parade celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

North Korea has announced it will push back its clocks by a half hour to mark the end of Japanese occupation following World War II. The new time zone will be known as “Pyongyang time,” according to state media.

North Korea announced Friday it is creating its own time

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10,000 Year old Monolith Discovered off Italian Coast

Archaeologists have discovered a mysterious Stonehenge-style monolith in the deep sea off the coast of Sicily, shedding new light on the earliest civilizations in the Mediterranean basin.

Broken in two parts, the 3.2-foot-long monolith has a rather regular shape and features three holes of similar diameter. One, which can be found at its end, crosses

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