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Comment: Re:units (Score 2, Informative) 239

"By the end of the 20th century, most countries used the Celsius scale rather than the Fahrenheit scale. Fahrenheit remains the official scale for the following countries: the Bahamas, Belize, the Cayman Islands, Palau, and the United States and associated territories (Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands)."
Yep. Archaic or just retarded?

+ - NASA Langley Study On Cold Fusion's Potential in Aviation->

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Baldrson (78598) writes "Perpetually in-flight "skytrains" with which smaller aircraft would temporarily dock to exchange passengers and cargo, ground-effect flying container ships ala the Hughes Spruce Goose (only bigger and not made of spruce) and vertical takeoff and landing supersonic business jets were among among the aircraft potentials of cold fusion technology presented at NASA Langley's ARMD Seedling Seminar, February 25, 2014 in a study titled "Low Energy Nuclear Reaction Aircraft" (Warning: Adobe Connect). One comment heard: "There is a similar initiative in Lockheed/Martin.""
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Comment: Dr Stoyan Sarg predicted this in his BSM-SG theory (Score 2) 64

by Zdzicho00 (#43674833) Attached to: First Observations of Short-lived Pear-shaped Atomic Nuclei

Dr. Stoyan Sarg already predicted such atomic nuclei shape in his "Basic Structures of Matter - Supergravitation Unified Theory":

BTW here is a better article from Physics World:

Comment: Nope. Edwin Hubble didn't believed in Big Bang (Score 1) 173

by Zdzicho00 (#41556665) Attached to: New Study Shows Universe Still Expanding On Schedule

Edwin Hubble was very sceptical about, so called "Big Bang" theory and claimed that there might be different explanation of redshift effect which he observed.

``Astronomer Edwin P. Hubble says that after a six-year study, evidence does not support what we now call the Big Bang theory, according to the Associated Press. “The universe probably is not exploding but is a quiet, peaceful place and possibly just about infinite in size.''''

Check this paper too:

Comment: RTG is VERY costly (Score 1) 287

by Zdzicho00 (#41221391) Attached to: Nuclear Powered LEDs For Space Farming

I think somewhere around $60M per piece, maybe even more given very limited availablity of plutonium-238. USA already ceased production of it::
PU-238 can only be bought from Russians (as it was done in case of Curiosity power source):
Hovewer RTG will be producing heat and 100-200 W of electricity for 100 years.

I would say something like this is needed:

Comment: Why to involve T-cells? There are better ways... (Score 3, Insightful) 201

by Zdzicho00 (#39274945) Attached to: Training an Immune System To Kill Cancer: a Universal Strategy

Dr Zheng Cui (Wake Forest University of Medicine in North Carolina) discovered that human innate immune system is very effective at killing a wide range of cancer cells. About 15-40% of human population is naturally cancer resistant. Granulocytes kill 97% of injected cancer cells within 24 hours.
The most important discovery is that such cancer resistance can be transferred via simple blood transfusion. Here are some articles:

Few human patient clinical trials are in progress right now:

And there are some exciting news about patients with 'cancer in full remission':

Comment: Phage therapy helps in 80% of infections (Score 5, Informative) 193

by Zdzicho00 (#38124982) Attached to: DARPA Requests Replacement To Antibiotics

Bacteriophages are being used to cure such infections in one of polish hospitals. For example MRSA is being cured in 80% of cases.
Therapy is safe and cheap:

Why you are not going to see such treatments in your country?? Phages are not patentable, so no way to earn hard cash here.

Comment: Rossi Cold Fusion reactors available in 2012 (Score 1) 560

by Zdzicho00 (#35572050) Attached to: A New Class of Nuclear Reactors

Well, what about Cold Fusion reactors??

Rossi and Defcalion Technologies are currently constructing 1MW fusion reactor in Greece.
They say it will be ready in October this year and production of 20kW market ready devices should start in 2012.

New factory in Xanthi (100mln euros investment) is expected to manufacture 300.000 such devices per year:

Cost of 1kWh energy production is expected to be within US cent range.

Comment: Vaccine against influenza A is already AVAILABLE (Score 1) 116

by Zdzicho00 (#27805867) Attached to: Swine Flu Genetics Suggest a Vaccine Is Possible

The vaccine ACAM-FLU-A, made by Acambis, should give lifelong protection against all strains of influenza A - the cause of pandemics. It can protect against swine flu (H1N1), avian flu (H5N1) and all other known strains of type A.
Introducing something like this will mean eradication of flu because vaccine targets region of influenza virus which is common for all its types and doesn't change when virus is mutating.
Right now the second phase of clinical testing is performed, first phase has been finished successfully (90% of vaccinated people developed antibodies against flu virus).

See article:

There is one strange thing related to this vaccine. In September 2008 Sanofi Pasteur which is one of the biggest vaccine producing companies in the word has acquired Acambis.

Read this:

Wonder if this is connected somehow to development of universal vaccine. Selling of seasonal flu vaccines is main source of income for Sanofi Pasteur, maybe they do not want to introduce ACAM-FLU-A into market because it will mean less money for them? Guess if any such money is worth 500 000 deaths due to influenza every year.


Comment: Re:This is a-posteriori explanation of GP-B issue (Score 1) 329

by Zdzicho00 (#27311297) Attached to: Reflected Gravitational Waves
Heim's theory (not mine) also predicts very accurately masses and lifetimes of many elementary particles. The predicted masses were claimed to have been derived by Heim using only 4 parameters:
h (Planck's Constant), G (Gravitational constant), vacuum permittivity and permeability.

Calculations are so simple that you can perform them using Java interpreter of your web browser: Heim Calculator
There is no other theory which is capable of doing such thing.

Do you think it could be possible to achieve such accuracy by playing with only number of dimensions 6, 8 or 12?
Don't think it is possible.


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