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November 3, 2017

Science

Women’s bodies undergo enormous change during pregnancy; it affects not only the body but also brain structure too. For the first time, scientists have found new evidence of specific and “long-lasting” physical changes in the brains of pregnant women. New research out this week suggests, during pregnancy women grow an entirely new organ (the placenta), researchers have revealed, suggesting...
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or anything else? It is a image of the International Space Station passing in front of the Sun. This stunning composite image was created by using ten different frames. It shows ISS transiting the sun at five miles per second on Saturday, Dec 17, 2016. Wow, what a remarkable image it is. NASA...
A captivating story about Sweden is now trending in media outlets around the world this week. There’s a “recycling revolution” happening in Sweden, the Swedes are so good at reusing their garbage for energy that they now import trash from other European countries to keep their (state-of-the art) recycling plants functioning. Why are we sending waste to Sweden? The Scandinavian...
Taking from search and rescue to inspections, security, surveillance, science and research, aerial photography, aerial video, surveying/GIS, animals' flight adaptations are helping scientists design better flying robots. David Lentink says, "Understanding of animal flight has inspired the design of new aerial robots with more effective flight capacities through the process of biomimetics and bio-inspiration." Airborne drones and the animals they...
There have always been the efforts made by medical department to improve Eyecare in India. This time Microsoft has made a great effort to improve Eyecare by using machine learning technology. Microsoft will be working with one of the most prestigious hospitals in the country, The L V Prasad eye institute in Hyderabad. Microsoft's main focus is on children, with...
Moaza Al Matroos was only nine-years-old when one of her ovaries was frozen. She is considered to be the youngest to have had the tissue stored for future use in pregnancy. The 24-year-old Moaza from Dubai, recently, gave birth to a healthy baby boy after doctors restored her fertility with the frozen ovarian tissues. The baby was delivered in a private...
Excavators have found a hidden city in Greece, which they claim is almost 2,500 years old. A team of research workers from the University of Bournemouth and the University of Gothenburg in the United Kingdom collaborated for the work . They stumbled upon the hidden city while looking into the ruins at a small village named Vlochos, which is situated...
supernova
What was believed to be the largest supernova ever observed is probably a star being ripped apart by a black hole, say researchers. Last year, astronomers spotted the 'supernova', which was the brightest they had ever seen, classified it as super luminous supernova and named it ASASSN-15lh. Supernovas are explosions that happen as a star dies. It occurs either when...
Oil pumps
There has been a sudden surge in the levels of methane emissions over the past two decades, according to an editorial by top researchers in the Environmental Research Letters journal on Monday. While there has been a levelling off of carbon dioxide emissions over the past three years, there has been an increase of methane in the atmosphere. Even though...
Nuts and seeds are rich in energy and nutrients, and packed with antioxidants, unsaturated fatty acids(omega-3), fiber, vitamins and minerals. So far, a British research has claimed, “consumption at least 20 grammes of nuts a day” is a safe alternative way to treat Cancer, and may cut the risk of coronary heart disease & degenerative nerve disease. A large analysis...