Researchers Say DNA Is The World’s Best Hard Drive For Data Storage

Researchers Say DNA Is The World’s Best Hard Drive For Data Storage

We normally use hard-drive, memory card or flash drive to store data. If they crash anyhow, then all information will be lost. So which is the safest way to store data for long time? Researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) in UK say, the best way to store large amounts of data is in the form of De-oxyribo Nucleic Acid (DNA) inside our body.

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Find Out Which Friend Got You Sick With New Facebook App

Find Out Which Friend Got You Sick With New Facebook App

It is not uncommon to catch a viral disease from a friend or a family member. In such conditions, nothing feels better than to put the blame on somebody else. A new Facebook app aims to help you in this regard, by finding the culprit who may be most likely to have caused your illness.

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The World’s Largest Artificial Brain ‘SPAUN’ Passed IQ Tests

The World’s Largest Artificial Brain ‘SPAUN’ Passed IQ Tests

You might have heard that a team of scientists at the University of Waterloo has created the world’s largest virtual brain called Semantic Pointer Architecture Unified Network, in short SPAUN. The latest news is that SPAUN has proved to be intelligent to; it has also passed IQ tests usually taken by human to measure their intelligence level.

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Canadian Scientists Created The World’s Largest Virtual Brain

Canadian Scientists Created The World’s Largest Virtual Brain

After years of study, Chris Eliasmith, a neuroscientist at the University of Waterloo, along with others researchers has created “the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain” called Semantic Pointer Architecture Unified Network, in short SPAUN.

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Implant Enables Blind People To ‘See’ Through Braille

Implant Enables Blind People To ‘See’ Through Braille

Researchers have developed a new device that allows blind people to see words in Braille format by stimulating the light-sensitive part of the eye. In short, blind people will be able to read through Braille.

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[Video] IBM Reveals Technologies For The Future

[Video] IBM Reveals Technologies For The Future

A new video aired on BBC last week has shown what IBM has under its sleeves. It’s fascinating how the computer industry giant subsided itself from the price-cutting competition of the consumer market, and developed some of the most intriguing technologies for the future.

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Three Months Old Baby Becomes Internet Sensation After Open Heart Surgery

Three Months Old Baby Becomes Internet Sensation After Open Heart Surgery

A three months old baby boy named Joey (Full name Joey Powling Jr), who had a hole in the heart and successfully gone under an open heart surgery last month, has become an internet sensation.

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Software Engineer Climbed 103-Story Building Using Mind-Controlled Bionic Leg

Software Engineer Climbed 103-Story Building Using Mind-Controlled Bionic Leg

Thirty one-yera old Zac Vawter has climbed the 103-story Willis Tower in Chicago with the help of a mind-controlled bionic leg in an annual stair climbing charity event called Skyrise Chicago.

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Laser Injection Wiil Be Of Less Pain Than Needles

Laser Injection Wiil Be Of Less Pain Than Needles

Recently, a group of South Korean scientists have developed a laser device that will create less pain while inserting an injection into his/her body. Scientists from Seoul National University in South Korea have developed a laser called “Erbium-doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet”, in short Er:YAG.

By On September 17, 2012 1 Response
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Magic Carpet: Amazing Technology That Could Help People From Falling

Magic Carpet: Amazing Technology That Could Help People From Falling

Till now, no such thing has been made that could predict when someone is about to fall. But now that “something” has been created. Using plastic optical fibers, a team at the University of Manchester in the UK has developed a carpet that can detect when someone has fallen over or about to fall. It also detects unfamiliar walking pattern across it. The team is calling the it “Magic Carpet.”

By On September 7, 2012 1 Response
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Researchers Build Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Limb

Researchers Build Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Limb

Prosthetic limbs are often a very viable option for the disabled persons in helping them move about. However, it often takes a lot of physical activity on the part of a disabled person to use a prosthetic limb. Researchers have long been trying to find alternate ways to control the movement of prosthetic limbs. And now, they have come up with an excellent solution.

By On September 5, 2012 1 Response
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South African Scientists Claim A Single Oral Dose Can Cure Malaria

South African Scientists Claim A Single Oral Dose Can Cure Malaria

Malaria is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium. If someone is affected by Malaria and no medical treatment is given to him/her within few days, then the affected person may face death. Huge amount of people from child to aged people die due to Malaria. Researches have been trying to find/discover such thing that will be able to tackle Malaria. Now researchers in South Africa claims that they have found a drug that can cure all strains of malaria with a single oral dose.

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Scientists Hack Into Human Brain To Obtain Personal Data With A $299 Device

Scientists Hack Into Human Brain To Obtain Personal Data With A $299 Device

Scientists have been working on ways through which the thoughts of a person can be accurately ‘read’ with the help of brain-computer interfaces. Until now, they have had little success. But now, scientists have successfully been able to read the subject’s thoughts and even retrieve important data simply with help of signals from his brain.

By On August 28, 2012 Respond
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NASA Preparing To Launch A Cancer And Disease Detection Device In Space

NASA Preparing To Launch A Cancer And Disease Detection Device In Space

Have you ever imagined a biological lab in space (doesn’t matter big or or small) that will test cancer and other diseases? I’m sure, you haven’t. But now, it’s not time to imagine; rather it’s time believe. Civilian space agency NASA has decided to launch a mini lab at the International Space Station (ISS) which will diagnose medical conditions in space. This will be the world’s first “mini lab” in space.

By On August 27, 2012 Respond
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Find Out How Fake Bus Stops Help Alzheimer’s Patients

Find Out How Fake Bus Stops Help Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia among older people. Due to Alzheimer’s, people lose their cognitive abilities such as thinking, reasoning and memory. Alzheimer’s patients who live/stay in the care centers are often reported to wander off from the care centers to go home. To handle these situations, a German nursing home made a fake bus stop for Alzheimer’s patients. Now, the method is applied throughout Germany, as well as in other countries of Europe.

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