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Researchers Explore The Use Of Brain Waves To Control Music Player

Researchers Explore The Use Of Brain Waves To Control Music Player

Over the past few years, it has been demonstrated that brain waves can be vividly understood and processed by a computer. Building on that, researchers at the University of Malta are now exploring the use of brain waves to control a music player.

By On February 5, 2014 Respond
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Researchers Discovered A Special Leech That Can Survive 24 Hours In Liquid Nitrogen

Researchers Discovered A Special Leech That Can Survive 24 Hours In Liquid Nitrogen

At atmospheric pressure, liquid nitrogen boils at −196 °C (77 K; −321 °F). In liquid nitrogen, it’s impossible for any creature to survive for long time. But, researches have discovered a special Leech that can survive 24 hours while submerged in liquid nitrogen!

By On February 4, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Create Detailed Image Of HIV Infecting Gut Tissues

Scientists Create Detailed Image Of HIV Infecting Gut Tissues

HIV was first identified back in 1980s but scientists are still far from fully understanding it. To get a better notion of how the virus works, a group of scientists have created a detailed image of HIV virus infecting gut tissues.

By On February 4, 2014 Respond
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Study Finds Poor Sleep Accelerate Cancer Spread

Study Finds Poor Sleep Accelerate Cancer Spread

In a recent study about cancer, researchers were able to conclude that a poor night’s sleep affects our immune system. This, in turns, speeds up the growth of cancerous cells and worsens it.

By On January 31, 2014 Respond
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Researchers Developing Sugar-Powered Battery

Researchers Developing Sugar-Powered Battery

If sugar can give human energy, then why can’t it give energy to batteries? Based on this thought, researchers at Virginia Tech are now busy in developing a sugar-powered “biobattery” that will be able to store 10 times more energy than lithium-ion batteries found in smartphones.

By On January 24, 2014 Respond
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Using Smartphone Or Tablet Late At Night Can Reduce Your Productivity

Using Smartphone Or Tablet Late At Night Can Reduce Your Productivity

Smartphones and tablets have allowed us to stay always connected and get our emails and other updates within seconds. Sadly, there’s a downside to it as a new study shows that using mobile devices late at night can kill your productivity the next day.

By On January 22, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Find Entirely New Upside-Down Sea Species Under Antarctic Ice

Scientists Find Entirely New Upside-Down Sea Species Under Antarctic Ice

During the test-drive of an advanced camera-equipped robot under the Antarctica Ross Ice Shelf, scientists have discovered an entirely new species of sea anemones which lives upside-down by hanging from the ice.

By On January 22, 2014 Respond
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See The 12 Unborn Animals While In The Womb [Exclusive Images]

See The 12 Unborn Animals While In The Womb [Exclusive Images]

Do you have any idea what/how babies (human or animal) look like when they are in “unborn” stage? Well, if the answer is “No”, then you must check out these 12 unborn animals, while they are in the womb. Hope so, after seeing the images, you’ll say “these unborn animals are incredible!”

By On January 20, 2014 Respond
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Climate Change Will Soon Become Impossible To Solve, UN Report Says

Climate Change Will Soon Become Impossible To Solve, UN Report Says

Climate change is a critically important global issue which is most often played down by industrial lobbies and such for their own gains. A leaked UN report now says that if unresolved within the 15 years, climate change will become impossible to tackle.

By On January 18, 2014 3 Responses
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Australian Scientists Plan To Put Sensors On Bees

Australian Scientists Plan To Put Sensors On Bees

Bees have undergone a radical decrease in their global population over the recent years. A group of Australian scientists have now decided to put sensors on bees to investigate the possible causes of the extinction of bee colonies.

By On January 17, 2014 1 Response
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Study Finds Human Ancestor ‘Nutcracker Man’ Used To Eat Bulbs And Worms To Live On

Study Finds Human Ancestor ‘Nutcracker Man’ Used To Eat Bulbs And Worms To Live On

Science leads us to know human ancestors in a better way. A new study has found that human ancestor Paranthropus boisei (nicknamed Nutcracker Man) used to eat bulbs and worms to live on.

By On January 17, 2014 Respond
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Study Shows Brain Exercises Can Improve Mental Abilities For Decades

Study Shows Brain Exercises Can Improve Mental Abilities For Decades

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.

By On January 17, 2014 Respond
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Stroke Snatched A Woman’s Ability To Read, But She Could Write

Stroke Snatched A Woman’s Ability To Read, But She Could Write

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!

By On January 16, 2014 Respond
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Supercomputer Creates Highly Detailed Model Of Brain Activity In 40 Minutes

Supercomputer Creates Highly Detailed Model Of Brain Activity In 40 Minutes

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.

By On January 15, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Discovered Starfish Can See!

Scientists Discovered Starfish Can See!

For long time it’s been thought that Starfish can’t see. But lately scientists have discovered that they were wrong as Starfishes can really see!

By On January 12, 2014 Respond
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