With Circuit Board Like Human Brain, Neurogrid Is 9,000 Times Faster

May 6, 2014 / No Comments

In one of the latest developments by science, researchers have revealed a new radical computer, which has been designed to work like the human brain. According to a report published in DailyMail.co.uk, the computer has been named as Neurogrid. It has circuit board that has 16 chips, which can stimulate 1 million neurons coupled with synaptic connections in billions of numbers. If the ...

Video: Rare Goblin Shark Netted In Gulf Of Mexico

May 6, 2014 / No Comments

In a rare catch, commercial angler Carl Moore netted a goblin shark in the Gulf of Mexico. While unsure of his catch when he saw the blade-like snout, he clicked the images, which confirmed that it was indeed a goblin shark. The goblin shark is a rare species of shark that is only found in deeper seas. This is the second ...

Eco-Friendly and Attractive: Interior Design Tips for Greener Living

May 3, 2014 / No Comments

The drive to be more eco-friendly is gaining traction. As the average citizen becomes more aware of the issues facing the environment; so does the role people are playing in said issues. More and more are interested in doing their part, and ‘greener’ goods are becoming increasingly available. When it comes to interior design, you may worry a ‘greener’ home means ...

Neanderthals were equally clever as modern humans, say scientists

May 1, 2014 / 2 Comments

When we think about the Neanderthals, we immediately think about our ancestors with little advance in technology and with little capacity to withstand the competition of modern man. But now, researchers say that Neanderthals are smart and rich in terms of resources. The study is a turning point in the debate on the relationship between different human lineages and the level of ...

Indian Hydro-power plants blamed for deadly floods

May 1, 2014 / No Comments

As per an environment ministry panel, last year’s catastrophic floods in northern India that killed thousands were said to be caused by the hydro-power projects that were badly controlled.   The information from the said organization was acquired last Tuesday by Reuters. June 2013, the heaviest rainfall that was ever recorded caused rivers and lakes to overflow, destroying the nearby towns and villages ...

Watch CSK vs SRH IPL 7 Match Live Streaming on Star Sports and Sony Set Max

April 27, 2014 / No Comments

Two time Champions, the Chennai Super Kings will play their fifth game of the Indian Premiere League against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Chennai after losing their first game, came back brilliantly to win all their last three games. They are currently second at the points table with six points. The Hyderabad team won just one game and have lost ...

Constructing a Green Future with the Tools of Today

April 25, 2014 / No Comments

When Greenpeace needs to break ground for a new building, they bring in the same earth moving equipment used by everyone else. There are no solar powered bobcats or tractors that run on compost. Constructing our green future requires the use of today’s standard construction equipment like the ones found on Rock and Dirt. That is no reason to throw our ...

Mysterious Duck Sound In The Southern Ocean Attributed To Antarctic Whales

April 24, 2014 / No Comments

For decades, a sound dubbed by submarine crew in the Southern Ocean as ‘bio-duck’ perplexed researchers from the world over. First spotted in the early 60s, this mysterious underwater sound mimicked the call of a duck and it seems after decades of research its origin has been finally traced. The extremely rare and elusive Antarctic Minke whale is the one responsible for ...

Researchers Confirm Y Chromosome Does Much More Than Just Determine Sex

April 24, 2014 / No Comments

For long, the smaller Y chromosome was considered as just a factor which reversed the default state of being female. But new research suggests that there is a lot more attached to this diminutive chromosome. New surveys that map its evolutionary history of the chromosome suggest that it consists of genes which govern the general operation of the genome. All cells in ...

European Space Observatory Finds New X-Rays; A Galaxy With Two Black Holes Discovered

April 24, 2014 / No Comments

In a rare unexpected chance, XMM-Newton, the European space observatory, has discovered two huge black holes in a galaxy that’s now known to be 2 billion light years away from earth. The news comes from a paper that’s expected to be a part of Astrophysical Journal’s May 10 issue. The European space observatory is known to check at fixed points for while ...