Brain exercises are often disregarded as ineffective or at best, only a temporary fix. But a long-term brain study now shows that such exercises can significantly improve the mental functioning of an individual, even a decade after the exercises were performed.
Stroke has led many people to become paralyzed. But this time, a different scenario occurred. Lately, stroke led a female school teacher, identified as M.P., losing her ability to read, but interestingly, she could write!
Fervent AI enthusiasts can keep saying that robots will be as intelligent as humans one day but that’s not happening any time soon. A supercomputer recently took 40 minutes to map only 1 second of human brain activity in detail.
As the energy consumption increases rapidly with each passing year, scientists are desperately seeking effective, new energy storage methods. An oft-ignored group of organic compounds called quinones may hold the ultimate solution.
Conventionally, companies have to dig and drill to determine if there’s a possibility of gold deposits in a given area. Now, however, scientists believe that plants may be critically helpful in finding such deposits.
A few lucky animals, such as jellyfish and corals, have the strange ability to absorb light and emit it as a different, glowing color. This phenomenon is known as biofluorescence, and lately, scientists have discovered 180 species that can glow.
We know that fossils can reveal many things, including the evolution of an species. And now we have come to know that some scientists have unearthed 55-million-year-old fossils of an earliest carnivore. They think this animal might have fed on smaller mammals and insects.
The OpenWorm decided to create an artificial worm that will wriggle and behave like real worms. And guess what? Using computer code and creating basic elements of a worm artificially, scientists have successfully created an artificial worm that writhes and behaves like real worm.
Acoustic levitation is a method for suspending matter in a medium by using acoustic radiation pressure from intense sound waves in the medium. Lately, using ultrasound waves, a group of Japanese scientists has successfully levitated and moved objects in a three-dimensional space.
Earlier many events were held to gather time travelers, but nobody attended those. But the search for time travelers is still on. What we’ve come to know that two Michigan Tech physicists are now searching for time travelers on Twitter.
Dinosaurs perished long ago but the interest for the animal still remain exist among scientists. In continuation to that interest, lately two scientists have revealed that dinosaurs’ skins were mostly scaly like reptiles.
Due to tremendous advancement of medical science, many incurable diseases now have turned out into curable except HIV. But now it’s been reported that Tampere-based FIT Biotech company possibly has made a vaccine of HIV.
Flying pigs may be an impossible and oft-used phrase but you can rest assured that ‘glowing pigs’ have entered the realm of reality. Scientists at South China Agricultural University announced the breakthrough last week.
Back in 2007, scientists find zircons in Jack Hill, Australia which contained tiny stones in their cracks. While initially these stones were hailed as billions of years old diamonds, fresh research shows that they are simply stones from a polishing grit.
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