Gandalf’s Staff Digging Up Tomorrow


AWOL Soldier Escapes Federal Custody at Denver International AirportPolice:

Pa. soccer mom shot by husband while on video chat   Police: Man killed fiancee day before wedding  

Obama quietly deploying 13000 more US troops to Afghanistan  Gandalf told you of this first in Aug. 09…more >>>+The Beat

Warmonger Wins Peace Prize  Obama Peace Prize win has Americans asking why?  War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength   Top Troop Request Exceeds 60000   Support Troops Swelling US Force in Afghanistan   US, Afghan forces kill Afghan child in raid Suicide bombing outside Indian embassy in Kabul kills 12 

California Family Accused of Making Bombs at Pot Farm Doubling as Day Care Center  Son of slain 100-year-old woman: Mom was active  



Oh, Henry! Ex-Con Cisneros To Review ACORN ‘Incidents?’ White House Finally Admits Problems With Obama Backed Activists But Only After Five Devastating Videos Surface SAL Editorial
Now I would like to turn your attention to science.


Los Angeles Times
Fossils Shed New Light on Human Past
Wall Street Journal – Robert Lee Hotz – ?1 hour ago?
After 15 years of rumors, researchers made public fossils from a 4.4 million-year-old human forebear they say reveals that our ancestors were more modern than scholars had assumed, widening the evolutionary gulf separating humankind
Video: Human’s Oldest Relative Found
The Associated Press
Ardi’s Secret: Did Early Humans Start Walking for Sex? National Geographic
The Associated PressMiamiHerald.comNew York TimesWikipedia: Ardipithecus all 407 news articles »

Cultivating Farmers



Were the ancestors of modern Europeans the local hunter-gatherers who assimilated farming practices from neighboring cultures, or were they farmers who migrated from the Near East in the early Neolithic? By analyzing ancient hunter-gatherer skeletal DNA from 2300 to 13,400 B.C.E. Bramanti et al. (p. 137, published online 3 September) investigated the genetic relationship of European Ice Age hunter-gatherers, the first farmers of Europe, and modern Europeans. The results reject the hypothesis of direct continuity between hunter-gatherers and early farmers and between hunter-gatherers and modern Europeans. Major parts of central and northern Europe were colonized by incoming farmers 7500 years ago, who were not descended from the resident hunter-gatherers. Thus, migration rather than cultural diffusion was the driver of farming communities in Europe.

Lost Greek city that may have inspired Atlantis myth gives up secrets

Mimicking Caloric Restriction

The extended life span and resistance to age-related diseases in animals exposed to caloric restriction has focused attention on the biochemical mechanisms that produce these effects. Selman et al. (p. 140; see the Perspective by Kaeberlein and Kapahi) explored the role of the mammalian ribosomal protein S6 kinase 1 (S6K1), which regulates protein translation and cellular energy metabolism. Female knockout mice lacking expression of S6K1 showed characteristics of animals exposed to caloric restriction, including improved health and increased longevity. The beneficial effects included reduced fat mass in spite of increased food intake. Thus, inhibition of signaling pathways activated by S6K1 might prove beneficial in protecting against age-related disease. The Calorie-Restriction Experiment

2 Americans Share Nobel Chemistry Prize

Quiet, Please
One approach for building quantum computers is based on superconductors with appropriately designed components to control the pairs of charges flowing through the circuits. However, at the single-electron level, required quantum noise—generated by quantum fluctuations and throwing offset charges into the device—presents a real problem in manipulating the delicate quantum states of the qubits. Manucharyan et al. (p. 113) present a clever piece of quantum circuit engineering that can suppress the effect of the quantum noise and allow the quantum circuit to operate without disturbance.

Nanotubes to Order



To exploit carbon nanotubes fully in electronic applications, one needs to be able to separate or synthesize either all semiconducting or all metallic tubes. However, unbiased synthesis conditions produce a mixture containing two-thirds semiconducting tubes and one-third metallic tubes. Harutyunyan et al. (p. 116) show that altering the carrier gas and temperature, in combination with oxidative and reductive species during the synthesis process modifies the catalyst particles during synthesis, which leads to the selective growth of metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes. Thus, the shape and morphology of the catalyst seeds can be tuned to grow carbon nanotubes of a specific chirality.

  A Prize That Shies From Predictability 

Herta Müller, the 2009 Nobel winner in literature.

 Two Americans Share Nobel in Economics

BBC News

First vegetarian spider found in Americas 

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