Psilocybin Research Indicates Medical Treatment Benefits

April 7, 2013 in Science, Top News

Psilocybin, the active ingredient in hallucinogenic mushrooms, has been showing promise as a method for the psychological treatment of cancer patients according to researchers. As the fight against cancer pushes […]

The Alien Non-Invasion ─ Origins of Life on Earth Revisited

March 24, 2013 in Science, Top News

Ian O’Neill, Space Producer for Discovery News, has joined other skeptics in pointing out flaws in recent reports that claim to prove the “panspermia” theory of life’s origins on Earth. […]

Happy Berthday! SpaceX’s Dragon Craft Safely Makes it to the ISS!

March 3, 2013 in Ocala News, Technology, Top News, U.S. News

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. ─ Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) privately developed Dragon space capsule successfully docked today with the International Space Station at 8:56 a.m. ET. Friday, March 1, The Dragon […]

FDA Approves First Bionic Eye

February 26, 2013 in Technology, Top News

The idea of artificial optics is not entirely a new concept but its practical application has only recently become a reality. The Food and Drug Administration finally has approved the […]

The GMO Debate: Safe or Not?

February 10, 2013 in Science, Top News

The scientific community continues its ever-quickening pace in bringing science fiction into the realm of reality. A major area of progress has been in the field of genetically modified organisms. […]

Locked In – Service Providers Win Big with the Library of Congress

February 3, 2013 in Technology, Top News

If anyone had intentions of unlocking their cell or smart phones, that option ended for any device purchased after Jan. 26. The Library of Congress recently put forward a pivotal […]

China’s Internet Users Surpass U.S. in Numbers

January 14, 2013 in Technology, Top News, World News

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will require that “all newly built residences, if they are located in counties and cities where a public fiber optic telecom network is […]

Worldwide Fracking Hinders Progress Against Global Warming

January 7, 2013 in Green, Top News

Ministers in the United Kingdom recently approved explorative fracking by the company Cuadrilla – expanding the already growing industry under pressures to break ties with foreign oil. Cuadrilla had been […]

Feds Nail Scareware Artist

December 16, 2012 in Technology, Top News

On Friday, a Swedish credit card payment processor was sentenced to 48 months in prison for his part in a worldwide internet scam in which computer users were scared into […]

Take Us Up to Warp Speed, Mr. Sulu

December 2, 2012 in Science, Top News

We may be visiting planets outside the Solar System sooner than ever expected. Scientists have identified a total of 853 extrasolar planets or “exoplanets” as of Dec. 1 – all […]

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