Tag Archives: 10 years

Russian research project offers ‘immortality’ to billionaires – by transplanting their brains into robot bodies

Refreshing News A Russian entrepreneur who heads a hi-tech research project called ‘Avatar’ has contacted billionaires to offer them immortality. Itskov claims he will personally oversee their immortality process, in exchange for an undisclosed fee. Itskov, a media entrepreneur, claims … Continue reading

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Australians Desert the Carbon Tax

Andrew Puhanic Activist Post It’s official, Australians are now being forced to pay a carbon tax on the emissions they produce. The Clean Energy Legislative Package, passed by the Australian Senate on 8 November 2011 become law on 1 July … Continue reading

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Long use of any hormones raises women’s breast cancer risk

USA Today CHICAGO – New research suggests that long-term use of any type of hormones to ease menopause symptoms can raise a woman’s risk of breast cancer. It is already known that taking pills that combine estrogen and progestins — … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott says ‘draconian’ carbon cop force will chase ‘invisible’ substance

Source: The Australian TONY Abbott has attacked the sweeping powers of a new carbon tax regulator, questioning how it can effectively monitor invisible gas emissions. The Opposition Leader this morning lashed the powers of the Clean Energy Regulator, set out … Continue reading

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Scans could catch benefits cheats

Source: Guardian Brain scans that test individual pain experience could be used to spot benefit cheats within 10 years, it has been claimed. Imaging and other aspects of neuroscience could also be used in future to assess the public risk … Continue reading

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ACTA in UK: 10 years in jail for a download?

RT UK web surfers have caught a grim glimpse of the future with Internet users being threatened with 10 years in jail for “illegal downloading” after a prominent music file-sharing site was shut down shortly after Britain signed the notorious … Continue reading

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Unnecessary cancer treatment in men on the rise

Andrew M. Seaman Reuters A new review of U.S. data on prostate cancer finds that despite established guidelines, a growing number of men who should not be getting aggressive treatment are getting it anyway. Men with low-risk tumors and a … Continue reading

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The Himalayas and nearby peaks have lost no ice in past 10 years, study shows

Damian Carrington Guardian The world’s greatest snow-capped peaks, which run in a chain from the Himalayas to Tian Shan on the border of China and Kyrgyzstan, have lost no ice over the last decade, new research shows. The discovery has … Continue reading

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Marathoners who go the distance 100 times or more

Dorene Internicola Reuters For most people running one marathon is a daunting prospect but research scientist Leslie Miller belongs to group of runners who have completed 100 or more marathons, many of them just for the fun of it. “It’s … Continue reading

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