Category: World News

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits New Zealand

The USGS says an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred in the Canterbury region of New Zealand’s South Island at Saturday 04:35:44 AM local time (Friday 16:35:44 UTC). Officials in New Zealand say the magnitude was 7.1. The earthquake occurred …

Researchers Create Smell Sensor From Engineered Frog Cells

Japanese bio-mechanical researchers┬áled by Shoji Takeuchi at the University of Tokyo have made an electronic sensor capable of smelling gases. The sensor uses genetically engineered frog cells. Since previous sensors were not very accurate, the scientist decided to try a …