- Smallest known exoplanet may actually be Earth-mass – space – 19 January 2009 – New Scientist
"A new analysis suggests the rocky body weighs just 1.4 Earths – less than half the original estimate."
- Medical “Mini-Submarine” To Blast Diseased Cells In The Body: A Fantastic Voyage Brought To Life
"Our lab is creating biological nano-machines," says Dr. Peer. "These machines can target specific cells. In fact, we can target any protein that might be causing disease or disorder in the human body."
(tags:med tech )
- Seven-year-old Indian girls ‘marry’ frogs
"The marriages were conducted as part of a centuries-old "Pongal" harvest tradition to "prevent the outbreak of mysterious diseases in the village"."
(tags:weird cult )
- German Woman Missing 12 Years Found Alive in Swiss Woods – International News | News of the World | Middle East News | Europe News
"A German woman missing for 12 years has been found living in the woods on the outskirts of the Swiss capital with nothing more than an umbrella and tarpaulin for shelter, police said Monday."
(tags:crime weird )
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