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Comment Antibacterial phage therapy is 80% effective (Score 1) 245

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:

If you know anyone who is struggling with some nasty staph-like infection, then please inform about this therapy availability. This information might save people lives.

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

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?

Submission + - NASA Langley Study On Cold Fusion's Potential in Aviation (nasa.gov)

Baldrson 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."

Comment Dr Stoyan Sarg predicted this in his BSM-SG theory (Score 2) 64

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

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

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

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

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.

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