Most people feel something when they hear a song, but there are some that do not feel anything, neuroscientist Josep Marco-Pallerés from the University of Barcelona says.
A 13-year-old Lancashire schoolboy has become one of the youngest people in the world to carry out nuclear fusion. He started work in October and recreated a process known as “inertial electrostatic confinement”, which dates back to the 1960s. The last record holder was a 14-year-old US student who created nuclear fusion 2008.
NASA has discovered 715 planets, the biggest single discovery of planets in history, with at least 4 that could support life. All were found in the first 2 years of the Kepler telescope’s voyage.
A Canadian paleontologist unveiled about a giant Pachyrhinosaurus skull on Thursday, which is the size of a Smart Car and is like a cross between a triceratops and giant parrot in appearance.
Officials in Contra Costa County near San Francisco say a Berkeley student had measles when he rode the Bay Area Rapid Transit Train between Feb 4 and 7, possibly exposing thousands to this contagious and dangerous virus. Anyone who rode at that time should be aware they may have been exposed, with symptoms taking 1-3 weeks after exposure to show up.
The mystery of the doughnut shaped rock suddenly found in Mars has been already explained. Apparently the rock was part of a larger rock, and it got stuck in one of the rover’s wheels, then it came loose and landed where it was found.
Japanese stem cell researchers are heralding a “major scientific discovery”, with the potential to start a new age of personalized medicine. Stem cells can transform into any tissue and are already being trialled for healing the eye, heart and brain.
The United States Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory joined the cutting edge of laser research, receiving $45 million dollars to build the most powerful laser ever built for an EU project in Prague, Czech Republic.