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Smartphones May Help As Earthquake Sensors In The Future

Smartphones May Help As Earthquake Sensors In The Future

Earthquakes are fairly hard to predict and when one occurs, it is pretty difficult to gather real-time data on it. However, scientists may soon be able to resolve this problem by relying on smartphones. Researchers claim that in the coming days, smartphones may also be used as earthquake sensors.

By On September 30, 2013 Respond
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Earthquake Creates A New Island Near Pakistan’s Shoreline

Earthquake Creates A New Island Near Pakistan’s Shoreline

An earthquake of magnitude 7.7 recently hit Pakistan, with its epicenter at the remote town of Awaran. The catastrophe struck the hardest in the province of Baluchistan where more than 150 people have been reported dead. As a result of the earthquake, a new island has emerged near Pakistan’s shoreline.

By On September 25, 2013 Respond
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We Have Only 1.75 Billion More Years To Live On Earth!

We Have Only 1.75 Billion More Years To Live On Earth!

A graduate student at the University of Anglia, Andrew Rushby, has undertaken the task of measuring how long life can survive on Earth. According to him, in a matter of some 1.75 billion years, all life on Earth will be vanquished due to severe circumstances.

By On September 23, 2013 Respond
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Tumor Growth In Real Time Using New Imaging Method

Tumor Growth In Real Time Using New Imaging Method

While methods as well as technology of detecting tumor growth in our body have been devised, lately researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School have discovered a new method for examining tumor growth by using two high-tech imaging techniques.

By On September 18, 2013 Respond
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New Research Finds Speed Of Getting Aged Can Be Slowed

New Research Finds Speed Of Getting Aged Can Be Slowed

There are many people who want to remain young always. Although that’s not possible, a team of scientists from Japan and New Zealand have found that ribosomal DNA or rDNA genes could slow down the speed of becoming aged.

By On September 10, 2013 Respond
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Mysterious Tower Structure At Aamazon: Scientists Baffled

Mysterious Tower Structure At Aamazon: Scientists Baffled

Nature around us lies with full of mystery. However, lately some scientists have discovered a mysterious tower structure in Peruvian Amazon which is surrounded by ‘picket fence.’ The structure appears to be a spire.

By On September 8, 2013 1 Response
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Geologists Discovered World’s Largest Under Water Volcano

Geologists Discovered World’s Largest Under Water Volcano

Although, volcanoes are generally found where tectonic plates are diverging or converging, there are some volcanoes under sea. However, lately some geologists have said that they’ve found a new giant volcano under the Pacific Ocean. The under water volcano is such giant that they are calling it the world’s largest underwater volcano.

By On September 7, 2013 Respond
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5,000-year-old Human Skull Discovered At Avon River

5,000-year-old Human Skull Discovered At Avon River

Recently, a person has discovered a 5,000-year-old human skull in ‘fabulous’ condition at the banks of Avon river in Worcershire. The person thought it was rather a ball or a coconut shell.

By On September 3, 2013 Respond
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Scientists Create Artificial Human Brain In Laboratory Using Stem Cells

Scientists Create Artificial Human Brain In Laboratory Using Stem Cells

Earlier we have seen scientists creating artificial kidney, artificial nose even artificial heart in laboratory. Now we have come to know that some scientists have created mini human brains in the laboratory.

By On August 30, 2013 1 Response
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10,000 Bits Of Information Teleported In 1 Second By Researchers

10,000 Bits Of Information Teleported In 1 Second By Researchers

Teleportation is certainly a very fascinating science fiction concept but so far, we haven’t seen anything other than the theoretical explanation. Now, however, researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich has demonstrated the transportation of 10,000 bits of information in a second.

By On August 20, 2013 Respond
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New Approach May Help People With Parkinson’s Disease

New Approach May Help People With Parkinson’s Disease

One of the most prominent symptoms of Parkinson’s disease is that it can cause cell death which, in turn, can lead to many complications. In a recent lab work, scientists have found out that a chemical compound used in anti-wrinkle cream can be used to prevent this.

By On August 19, 2013 Respond
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Area 51 Turns Out To Be The Site For US Surveillance Aircrafts

Area 51 Turns Out To Be The Site For US Surveillance Aircrafts

Area 51 has long been the mysterious, unknown area where anything from aliens to secret government projects could have existed. Now, however, the whole mystery of the area has been debunked as certain declassified governmental documents reveal that Area 51 is a site in Nevada that has long been used to test US surveillance aircrafts.

By On August 17, 2013 1 Response
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Carbyne Is Now The World’s Strongest Material

Carbyne Is Now The World’s Strongest Material

For long, scientists considered that graphene and carbon nanotubes are the strongest materials in the world. Now, however, scientists have explored the properties of carbyne and realized that it is even stronger than graphene and carbon nanotubes.

By On August 16, 2013 Respond
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Scientists May Use DNA Test To Find The Real Mona Lisa

Scientists May Use DNA Test To Find The Real Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa is probably the most widely recognized painting all over the world. The painting, done by Leonardo Da Vinci, shows a woman with a half-smile and a half-smirk. Scientists are now trying to find the remains of a woman who, many historians agree, was the prime inspiration behind the painting.

By On August 13, 2013 Respond
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Communication Through Pupil Movement: A Way Out For Paralyzed Patients

Communication Through Pupil Movement: A Way Out For Paralyzed Patients

There are a number of experimental techniques through which paralyzed patients can communicate. However, most of these techniques tend to be quite a hassle for the patients, requiring a bulky gear. Researchers have now found a new way to accomplish the same goal: communication through pupil movement.

By On August 7, 2013 Respond
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