Scientists discover how blue and green clays kill bacteria
Since prehistoric times, humans have used clays for medicinal purposes.
Researchers grow kidneys and urinary pathways that work in live animals
(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Japan has succeeded in growing kidneys from stem cells that w
Russia Seeks UN Measure On Chemical Weapons In Iraq
Russia is seeking to extend a United Nations measure on chemical weapons in Syria to cover suspected incidents of chemical weapons use in Ir
Kyiv verifying reports that militants used chemical weapons at Donetsk a...
The Ukrainian authorities are in the process of verifying reports that militants used chemical weapons against the defenders of Donetsk airp
Just four bits of credit card data can identify most anyone
Just four bits of information gleaned from a shopper's credit card can be used to identify almost anyone, suggesting that even anonymous big
Killing for DNA: A predatory device in the cholera bacterium
Cholera is caused when the bacterium Vibrio cholerae infects the small intestine. The disease is characterized by acute watery diarrhea resu
Fragmentation Pathways and Structural Characterization of 14 Nerve Agent...
Abstract Organophosphate nerve agents (OPNAs) are some of the most widely used and proliferated chemical warfare agents. As evidenced by rec
Sen. McCain Sets Sights on 'Disgraceful' Cost-Plus Contracts
Incoming Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain wants to prohibit the Pentagon from award cost-plus contracts, arguing such de
National Security Policymakers—No Experience Necessary?
Chris Miller argues America's national leaders making policy decisions for the world's most capable national security complex are woefully u
Antikythera mechanism: Researchers find clues to an ancient Greek riddle
(Phys.org)—An ancient Greek astronomical puzzle now has another piece in place.