Outgoing president’s campaign to boost his controversial in-law and adviser is seen as a challenge to Iran’s ayatollahs. TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — During a celebration last week to mark the Persian new year, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad did something quietly remarkable: He stood modestly to the side and let his favored aide have the spotlight.
BY EMILY ANTHES - Scientific advances have us on the verge of being able to control and manipulate animals. Should we use that power?Excerpted from “Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts”In the 1960s, the Central Intelligence Agency recruited an unusual field agent: a cat. In an hour-long procedure, a veterinary surgeon transformed the furry feline into an elite spy, implanting a
Posted by End Times headlines - Scientists have developed an ultra-thin material that hides objects from microwaves – bringing the possibility of invisibility cloaks much closer.Up until now, invisibility cloaks put forward by scientists have been fairly bulky contraptions – an obvious flaw for those interested in replicating Harry Potter’s magical clothing.