Archive for January 6th, 2019

Corona: Uncovering Ancient Middle East Through Old Spy Satellite Images

With the advent of space and satellite technology, we were able to see, not just outer space in a whole new light, but even the world we live in, looking at it from a wider perspective. Using this technology, we...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Corona-Uncovering-Ancient-Middle-East-Through-Old-Spy-Satellite-Images/

Memory T Cells Residing in Tissue May Induce Cancer Cells to Sleep

A new discovery has given hope that melanoma cells can be monitored by [memory T cells and effectively "put the cancer to sleep."](https://www.smh.com.au/healthcare/hopes-of-melanoma-breakthrough-from-c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Memory-T-Cells-Residing-in-Tissue-May-Induce-Cancer-Cells-to-Sleep/

Is Exercise Just A Fad?

That is the question posed by Vybarr Cregan-Reid. In his article, he details how our lives are becoming more sedentary and exercise is simply one of the tasks in the long list of things that we need to do every d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Is-Exercise-Just-A-Fad/

Would You Pay An Entrance Fee To Go To Venice?

Recently, the Italian parliament have passed their 2019 budget which allows Venice [to charge a tourist tax for all guests whether they spend the night in the city or not](https://www.thedailybeast.com/venice-ita...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Would-You-Pay-An-Entrance-Fee-To-Go-To-Venice/

Photoshoped square forest? Not!

This pattern can be found around the town of Nakashibestsu on the island of Hokkaido, Japan._Actually, this is a “lattice-shaped windbreak forest” in the Konsen Plateau in the Doto region. The grid’s l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Photoshoped-square-forest-Not/

The Deep Tunnel: How Chicago Dug Its Way To Manage Urban Flooding

We already know about Tokyo's engineering marvel of a massive, sophisticated underground sewer system that channels floodwater that help protect Tokyo from flooding. Now, we turn to Chicago and how they managed t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/The-Deep-Tunnel-How-Chicago-Dug-Its-Way-To-Manage-Urban-Flooding/

The History of First Surgeries

Though we have been [conducting examinations upon the human body since the time of the ancient Romans](https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/28/The-Complete-History-of-the-Autopsy/), surgeries were only recorded duri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/The-History-of-First-Surgeries/

Snowball Earth Could Explain Gap in Geological History

The Earth, as it stands today, is around 4.5 billion years old and much of the geological landscape would give us clues and evidence that could support this. >The Grand Canyon is a gigantic geological library...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Snowball-Earth-Could-Explain-Gap-in-Geological-History/

Funeral 'Memory Books': Remembering Our Deceased Loved Ones Through Food

Though funerals are a time of grief and mourning, Alan Davidson, a British food writer, discovered an interesting Thai custom in which the relatives of the deceased would give away cookbooks to the mourners as a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Funeral-Memory-Books-Remembering-Our-Deceased-Loved-Ones-Through-Food/

Why Startup Wants To Send a Pregnant Woman in Space to Deliver a Baby

If I were a pregnant woman, I probably wouldn't agree to an arrangement wherein I would have to fly up to space, deliver my baby, and go back down to Earth. It's a crazy idea but [SpaceLife Origin believes that i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Why-Startup-Wants-To-Send-a-Pregnant-Woman-in-Space-to-Deliver-a-Baby/

Rare Fanged Pterosaur Once Flew Jurassic Skies

A new discovery by researchers from the University of Portsmouth have found a flying reptile that once soared through the skies in the Jurassic period. It is [a unique species of the pterosaur as they have fangs]...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Rare-Fanged-Pterosaur-Once-Flew-Jurassic-Skies/

Felicity: The Town at the Center of the World

I have heard about some of the craziest, most audacious things that people have done and this might be at the top as being one of the boldest things that anyone can do. It is actually quite admirable. Jacques-And...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Felicity-The-Town-at-the-Center-of-the-World/

No More Sugar for You, Johnny

If your child has sweet tooth, [maybe it is time to curb their sugar intake](https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/02/average-10-year-old-18-years-worth-of-sugar-public-health-england) before it would caus...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/No-More-Sugar-for-You-Johnny/

Same Event, Different Memories? Why Two People Would Recall Events Differently

Watching crime thrillers or dramas, I know this might sound suspicious and I would think that somebody is lying when two eye witness accounts contradict each other. Only one of them could be right but does that m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/06/Same-Event-Different-Memories-Why-Two-People-Would-Recall-Events-Differently/




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