from the Jerusalem Post:
A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one
Genetically modified bacteria could be used to treat liver and bowel diseases by mopping up toxins inside the gut.
Researchers tested the groundbreaking technique by creating a common strain of bacteria mop up excess ammonia in the body.
High levels of the chemical can be fatal for people with liver damage and rare genetic disorders.
Probably ever since bicycles were first invented, people have been looking for alternatives to the traditional approach of pedalling in circles. Los Angeles-based inventor Rodger Parker has utilized one such alternative in his NuBike, which he claims is more efficient than a chain-drive bike.
When it comes to electric gadgets, a flashlight is just about as basic as you can get. But Glowstone has attempted to create a flashlight that’s anything but basic, with its high-powered versatility making it handy for all sorts of applications, from camping, to the garage, to pulling double duty as a bicycle light.
The US Air Force’s next strategic heavy bomber has passed a critical design review. On November 28 to 30, the US Defense Department carried out a multi-disciplined technical evaluation of the proposed B-21 Raider to see if its design was stable and mature enough to warrant moving on to manufacturing and flight testing, and the evaluation has determined that significant progress has been made on the three-year old project.