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The Creation Museum

Posted in 未分類 with tags , , , on 六月 8, 2007 by chauonline

Here’s a field trip report of the $27 million Creation Museum from Ars. It is a nice read.

Meanwhile, if you’d like to hear about what the mainstream fundamentalists say about the musem, check out this news story.


Killing 99% of germs in 2 minutes … with a microwave

Posted in 未分類 with tags on 一月 22, 2007 by chauonline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two minutes in a microwave oven can sterilize most household sponges, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.

A team of engineering researchers at the University of Florida found that two minutes of microwaving on full power killed or inactivated more than 99 percent of bacteria, viruses or parasites, as well as spores, on a kitchen sponge.

The research used a sponge but I suspect microwave disinfection will also work on your stinking socks.

Source: Reuters

Avian flu – what is H5N1?

Posted in Elden's favs with tags on 十二月 13, 2006 by chauonline

Nova ScienceNow covered the story this week. In short, the H gene is the key for the virus to enter the human cell and duplicate itself within the cell. The N gene acts as a sword to break lose of the human cell.

Watch it in WMV, Real or QT.

Source: PBS