Scientists Reveal How Sound Can Levitate Objects

David Copperfield better watch out, scientists are throwing in a little magic into their experiments. If you’ve ever wondered just how Houdini could do it, then we may have an explanation for you. According to Discover Magazine, scientists are now able to levitate objects solely using sound! Although no magic tricks are required here, sound waves are proving themselves much […]

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Scientists ate Lego heads to see how long it’d take to poop them out

Pediatricians have to deal with all kinds of interesting situations in their daily work with children, and kids eating random objects is one of them. Children just love to stick stuff in their mouths, and while parents do their best to keep tiny toys away from eager eaters there’s always a chance that something like a Lego finds its way […]

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Fears London could be hit by magnitude-5 earthquake after scientists discover two fault lines under capital

The earthquake could reach a magnitude of 5 on the Richter Scale, with a small chance of a magnitude 6 quake causing "structural damage". Researchers claimed the shaking would be similar to standing on a platform between two passing trains. Dr Richard Ghail, a specialist in civil and environmental engineering at Imperial College told the Telegraph the chance of a quake […]

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Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicide

ATLANTA — Authorities say the death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide. Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak said Tuesday that Timothy Cunningham’s death was a suicide by drowning. Gorniak said there also was evidence that the 35-year-old epidemiologist had used […]

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'Short man syndrome' is REAL – scientists confirm smaller blokes act more aggressively to make up for height

Researchers at Vrije University in Holland gathered together 42 men of varying stature and entered them into a money-sharing test dubbed the Dictator Game. The game shows how fairly people treat others and usually consists of two players – one of which is given some money. But while the person with the cash is obligated to share some of the […]

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Fancy yourself as Superman? Scientists have created contact lenses that let you shoot lasers from your eyes

The ultra-thin membranes are placed on the iris and produce a green beam which can shine up to 20ins from the eye. Scientists said the beam of light could be used to help in a medical setting or to check for counterfeit banknotes. Prof Malte Gather, of a research team at St Andrews University in Fife, said: “The intensity of […]

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More than half your body is NOT HUMAN say scientists searching for new ways of tackling disease – The Sun

Human cells make up just 43 per cent of our total cell count, while the rest are microscopic tenants that are essential for our wellbeing. The hidden half of our body is called our microbiome, and experts studying it could unlock new ways of tackling diseases, from allergy to Parkinson's. Microscopic creatures, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and archaea, cover your […]

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