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According to philosophers and scientists alike, arguably the most fascinating way to experience the past is to stare at the numerous stars in the night sky, that twinkle to let us know that it existed in the past . In the last 58 glorious years of NASA's existence, it has launched various expeditions, with the aim of uncovering the unknown, by the help of sophisticated instruments and state of the art technology. The latest news from the NASA press division reveals a new giant golden mirror...
Google has been on it when it comes to wearables but it has not been successful yet. Its ambitious Project Glass failed to take off and ever since then the Alphabet Inc owned company is trying to get back in business. Google has some weird ideas though and one of them was unearthed by Forbes recently. The patent application was made public by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on 28th April 2016. According to the patent application filed jointly by Google and inventor...
To meet the demands of ever increasing population, scientists across the globe have come up with different techniques to meet the food requirements. Everyone in the community is working together to double up the production by means of artificial ingredient integration or bio-engineering. One such new method includes Supercharged Photosynthesis which has been chosen as one of the best inventions of 2015 by the MIT Technology Review. Adopting another approach, engineers from Washington...
Often poorly understood, the Terahertz non-ionizing radiation falls under the electromagnetic spectrum and is placed in between infrared and microwave radiation. Owing to its properties, the fields of medical imaging, scientific imaging and defense research can potentially reach new heights. Cheng Sun from the Northwestern University explained that the terahertz radiation bears numerous relevant information that could be studied and modified as per requirement. A group comprising of Cheng...
While a proper smartwatch from Xiaomi arrives in the second half of 2016, the company has launched a smartwatch for kids. Just like its other products the Xiaomi Mi Bunny is priced attractively at 299 Yuan or 3067 Rupees. The Xiaomi Mi Bunny smartwatch is currently exclusive to China and Xiaomi apparently has no plans to bring the gadget to foreign shores. The Xiaomi Mi Bunny smartwatch has been made for kids so it lacks any features that you might find on a regular smartwatch. The watch...
Microsoft launches a workflow automation SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) service, Flow, which can create workflows between various apps and services, such as Office 365, OneDrive, Dropbox, Twitter and so on. Flow can be used to send notifications, collect data or even synchronize files simply by connecting services with each other without writing even a single line of code. Microsoft releases a public preview of the Microsoft PowerApps which helps create apps that will run on phones and...
Home spawned domestic company Lava International has launched two new smartphones, A72 and A76 priced at Rs. 6,499 and Rs. 5,699 respectively. It is expected to be unveiling A89 too in coming weeks at the cost of Rs. 5,999. All the devices feature 1.5 GHz Quad Core Processor. Lava A72 comes in two variants white/gold and blue/black. It sports a 5-inch display, a 5-megapixel front and back camera with LED flash powered by a 2500 mAh Li-Polymer battery....
Miniaturized microscopes can now peek through the tiny cells and monitor mysterious activities taking place in the spinal cord. The invention played the role of an activity tracker and discovered astrocytes cells in the nervous system, which were previously deemed insignificant, but now exhibit a peculiar behaviour to intense sensation. Researchers from the Salk Institute call it the next big invention to contribute in neural medication and lesions treatments such as neurodegenerative...
Yesterday we talked about how Google was making your life easier at work by automatically scheduling meetings. Today we are here to talk about how Google can help you with your leisure. Google is apparently working on a new Android app called Trips that aims to serve as your travel agent for your vacation trips. The Google Trips app works by combining smart...
Recently, we have witnessed a sharp rise in earthquake occurrences that have caused devastation on earth. Early detection with the newly launched application “MyShake” has provided a probable solution to minimize losses, but after-earthquake effects are still a major concern. Now, the workload would be heavily reduced with the latest method devised by Chris Pantelides and his team from the University of Utah. The group of Civil and Environmental Engineering has come up with a novel method...