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If you think your eyesight could improve with practice, you’re likely to see better according to a Harvard University study.
Science News say the study reveals that expectations of improved eyesight actually enhance visual clarity rather than just increasing alertness or motivation to focus on seeing.
For the first time scientists have been able to create a cloud indoors and outdoors using a high-powered according to a study by the University of Geneva
Co-Author of the study, Scientist Jérôme Kasparian says the laser was used to squeeze water from the air in both settings.
BACKGROUND ON THESE TYPES OF STUDIES
Atmospheric scientists have been try to build artificial clouds since the 1940’s according to Science News. It says previous experiments believed water droplets needed a surface to condense on like a mirror in the bathroom during a shower. But says the study at the University of Geneva is based on the idea that when a cosmic ray strikes a sealed container filled with water vapor it leaves water droplets.
SCIENCE BEHIND THE STORY:
Why does the Cosmic Ray Work?
According to observations by scientist Charles Wilson, cosmic rays knock electrons off the water molecule leaving behind charged particles that act like specks of dust for water to congeal around says Science News.
Sudan’s first elections in twenty-four years are being marred by boycotts and alleged fraud. International Affair experts were hoping this years elections would be free and fair but doubts were cast far in advance due to mounting tension over a referendum which would give south Sudan the right to succeed in January 2011.
Early results from the election suggest a strong win of up to 90% for President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, according to a sample of results from northern Sudan reported by state media.
But European Union and Carter Center observers say the elections did not meet international standards.
WHERE THERE IS NO CAMERA THERE IS NO HUMAN INTERVENTION:
It says the farmers claimed they had been systematically denied loans due to discrimination. And that the USDA intentionally delayed alloted loans based on race causing farmers to run out of time to plant that season’s crop making it difficult to repay other debts.