Researchers Likely Found A New Planet In Our Solar System

Researchers Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown, two CalTech scientists, say the new planet is about 10 times the mass of Earth and has an atmosphere of hydrogen and helium. Science magazine reports that the mysterious "Planet X" moves in a distant orbit beyond Neptune.

Scientists develop an eye drop that can dissolve cataracts

Scientists in the United States have developed a new drug that can shrink and dissolve cataracts. The best part is that the drug can be delivered directly into the eye with a simple eye dropper, eliminating the need for expensive cataract surgery. Cataracts cause the lens of the eye to become progressively cloudy, and when left untreated, can lead to total blindness.

$100 Million Invested in the Search for Alien Life

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking have announced a $100 million investment in SETI, a private US based group of researchers who search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

Scientists Create Solar Cells that Produce Electricity and Hydrogen Fuel

Researchers in the Netherlands have created a new type of solar cell that not only produces electrify but also breaks down water into it’s component parts (Hydrogen and Oxygen) while it does so. Oh, and it does it more efficiently and uses 10,000 times less precious materials than traditional methods.

Kuwait has become the first country to make DNA testing mandatory for all residents

Kuwait has become the first country to make DNA testing mandatory for all residents

After a horrendous Islamic State-led suicide bombing in Kuwait City in June that killed 26 people and injured 227 people, Kuwait has made it mandatory for all of it’s residents to have their DNA sequenced and entered into a national database.

Scientists Develop Dissolving Needle for Painless injections

Gizmodo reported on a new piece of medical technology that may take all the pain out of injections. Researchers in Japan have developed and tested a “dissolving needle” called MicroHyala.