Tiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts

Read more about the article Tiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts
Left: Nanobots entering a dentinal tubule. Centre top and bottom: Schematic representation and electron microscope image of nanobot moving through dentinal tubule to reach bacterial colony. Right: How locally induced heat from nanobot can kill bacteria. Live bacteria are green and dead bacteria are red. Bottom right shows band where targeted treatment has been done in human teeth. (Theranautilus/Newsflash)

Nano-sized robots manipulated using a magnetic field can help kill bacteria deep inside teeth to ensure the success of root canal treatments after the living tissue has been removed. Root…

Continue ReadingTiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts

Turkish Cops Seize Highly Radioactive Californium From Man Trying To Flog It For GBP 380K

Read more about the article Turkish Cops Seize Highly Radioactive Californium From Man Trying To Flog It For GBP 380K
Mersin Provincial Gendarmerie Command seized 102 grams of californium with an estimated market value of USD 500,000 and 46 mobile phones in an operation in Mersin, Turkey. (Mersin Jandarma Komutanligi/Newsflash)

Turkish cops have seized 102 grammes of highly radioactive Californium from a man trying to sell it on for GBP 380,000. The incident took place in the town of Turgutreis,…

Continue ReadingTurkish Cops Seize Highly Radioactive Californium From Man Trying To Flog It For GBP 380K

New British Study Finds Large Amounts Of Toxic Chemicals Like Copper And Lead In The North Atlantic

Read more about the article New British Study Finds Large Amounts Of Toxic Chemicals Like Copper And Lead In The North Atlantic
The Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) is fitted with silk meshes and towed in surface waters similar to the spaces occupied by marine mammals. (Marine Biological Association/Newsflash)

A new British study has found large amounts of toxic chemicals such as copper and lead in the North Atlantic potentially poisoning the fish that eventually end up on our…

Continue ReadingNew British Study Finds Large Amounts Of Toxic Chemicals Like Copper And Lead In The North Atlantic

German War Ship Sunk 100 Years Ago By British Navy Could Be Leaking Dangerous Chemicals

Read more about the article German War Ship Sunk 100 Years Ago By British Navy Could Be Leaking Dangerous Chemicals
The German light cruiser SMS Mainz sinking at the battle of Heligoland Bight in the North Sea between ships of the United Kingdom and Germany on August 28 1914.

These are the rounds of explosive ammunition that were onboard a German Imperial Navy ship when it was sunk by the British Navy in the North Sea during World War…

Continue ReadingGerman War Ship Sunk 100 Years Ago By British Navy Could Be Leaking Dangerous Chemicals

Bizarre Dead Fish Museum Exhibits At Risk Of Rotting From Lack Of Funding

Read more about the article Bizarre Dead Fish Museum Exhibits At Risk Of Rotting From Lack Of Funding
The picture shows different fish species in the Fish Museum in Istanbul, Turkey

Hundreds of dead fish preserved in chemicals in aquariums on show at Istanbul's bizarre 'Fish Museum' are at risk of rotting from neglect. Located in the district of Fatih in…

Continue ReadingBizarre Dead Fish Museum Exhibits At Risk Of Rotting From Lack Of Funding