Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Portabello mushrooms could power your future phone

… In a paper published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports on Tuesday, researchers from the university’s Bourns College of Engineering describe how they created a new type of high-carbon … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Snowden: Aliens using encryption may keep us from detecting signals

During a recent podcast interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson, former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden made an off-the-cuff remark about aliens and encryption and why the latter might hinder … Continue reading

September 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Link found between gum disease and heart disease

Periodontitis is a risk factor for heart disease. Now a team of researchers has shown that a periodontal pathogen causes changes in gene expression that boost inflammation and atherosclerosis in … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Anti-Vaccine Docs Being Murdered?

Yet another doctor was just found murdered inside his home here on the East Coast of Florida. This makes six doctors to be found dead in the last month just … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breastfeeding mums stage McDonald’s protest after mother is told to stop giving her baby milk

  Angry breastfeeding mothers took over a McDonald’s restaurant in protest at the branch banning a woman from doing it there. Several mums and their babies marched on the fast food … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Obama “ends” NSA phone record program

   Starting at 5 p.m. ET on June 1, the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency will no longer be legally permitted, Spencer Ackerman of … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Woman sees dragon faces

A 52-year-old woman whose rare condition was reported in The Lancet suffered from hallucinations that caused her to see human faces as dragons. “She could perceive and recognize actual faces, … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

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