Sunday, August 06, 2006

New from the World of Science

1. The Universe may be 2 billion years older than thought ie. Hubble may be out by 15%.
For more go to
That makes the universe 15.8 billion years old.
Courtesy World Net News.

2. Organ donation from those that are not brain dead but are ripe for transplant - known as Donation after Cardiac Death. This should open up an ethics minefield. See
Courtesy of New Scientist.

3. Some facts and info about Mental Illnesses. Apparently WHO reckons that there are 450 million people with mental disorders on the planet. I am a bit skeptical of this number considering the growing tendency to expand the classification of Mental disorder.
Courtesy of New Scientist.
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