Researchers can accurately identify people using their brain waves

Yes, Brain Waves. For the longest time, the world has relied on fingerprints as a technique to easily identify individuals. It's because a fingerprint is unique (and permanent) for each individual—so what happens...
Electricity Free Air Cooler

Make An Electricity Free Air Cooler – Its Simple & Green

  You may have seen many air coolers that use a simple electric fan and cold water or ice to make an air conditioner. Those are cheap to make, but maintaining/running them...
DNA data storage

Experimental DNA Data Storage: 1 billion terabytes in a gram

Ever ran out of disk space? In the future, you might not have to worry about that, especially when it comes to long-term storage. Microsoft has bought ten million strands of Deoxyribonucleic acid...
DIY How To Make Trebuchet

DIY – How To: Construct a Simple Trebuchet in less than $10

This DIY project uses lower than $10 worth of supplies, mostly household items, requires no tools more sophisticated than a pair of scissors, and could be built in a couple of hours at...

Sensitive stuff that goes boom, even if touched by a mosquito

When a feather drops on it, or a mosquito lands on top of nitrogen triiodide – Booom! – an instantaneous dark purple or violet explosion occurs. It's because nitrogen triiodide is...
CERN's Large Hadron Collider

Subatomic Particles that Appear to defy Standard Model Particle Physics

Subatomic particles have been discovered that seem to defy the Standard Model of particle physics. The team working at CERN's Large Hadron Collider have discovered proof of leptons decaying at completely...
light sail

LightSail (Solar Spaceship) Test Flight Ends with Fiery Re-entry

    Topics: lightsail, light propulsion, solar propulsion The LightSail test mission is formally over. Following a twenty five day stay in low-Earth orbit, the spacecraft re-entered back into Earth’s atmosphere Sunday afternoon. Orbital...
carbon nanofibers

Carbon nano fibres made from thin air

Scientists in the US have discovered a method to take carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air and make carbon nano fibres, a useful manufacturing material. Their solar-powered system runs a small current...
super fast camera at MIT

Blazingly-Fast Camera Can Capture Light as it Travels

A brand new camera developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology can photograph a trillion frames per second. Compare that with a conventional film camera which takes a mere 24. This new development...

Students want to make it to orbit, and they are close!

  Last month, the Portland State Aerospace Society (PSAS), a student venture at Portland State College, launched a rocket out in the Oregon desert, on 19th July 2015 to be exact. The rocket soared almost five kilometers...

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