Move on to convert Prof Hawking’s brainwaves into speech

Move on to convert Prof Hawking’s brainwaves into speech

04-10-2012 

An American scientist is to unveil details of work on the brain patterns of Prof Stephen Hawking which he says could help safeguard the physicist’s ability to communicate.

Prof Philip Low said he eventually hoped to allow Prof Hawking…

As it turns 14,Google offers exclusive service to entrepreneurs

As it turns 14,Google offers exclusive service to entrepreneurs

27-09-2012 

*Mr X owns a betel shop.While he ekks out his living by rolling and selling paan,he is an employer of two staff each of whom gets a salary of Rs five hundred per month.

*Mr F runs a restaurant where he had employed two cooks at a monthly salary…

Math can hit crime

Math can hit crime

23-09-2012 

It is said that there is a mathematical representation behind everything in life. Different mathematical algorithms can be used to solve real-life problems. One such is the Steiner Tree algorithm.

At the University of Alberta, Canada, a researcher,…

Plastic no worry for Mother Earth as Americans discover its eaters

Plastic no worry for Mother Earth as Americans discover its eaters

22-09-2012 

A plastic-degrading species of fungus, Pestalotiopsis microspora, was found in the Ecuadorian Amazon by a group of students and professors from Yale University.

This fungus is pathogenic to many varieties of plants and causes disease and rot.…

Algae can be a big source of Biodiesel

Algae can be a big source of Biodiesel

16-09-2012 

A diverse group of plant-like organisms called ‘algae’ have been under a great deal of study in recent times due to their ability to produce biomass that can be used to create ‘biodiesel’.

A growing need has been felt,…

Whales' menopause means their adult sons are groomed well

Whales' menopause means their adult sons are groomed well

14-09-2012 

The world’s most trusted science journal-Science Daily-has come up with an article- “Long Menopause Allows Killer Whales to Care for Adult Sons”-in its September 13 edition,providing answer to why female whales have the longest menopause…

Scientists make plants grow without soil

Scientists make plants grow without soil

09-09-2012 

Plants grow with nutrients and anchorage provided by soil.But these nutrients and anchorage can be substituted to create a medium for the plants to thrive in its absence.This hypothesis was tested by Francis Bacon more than four centuries ago.In his…

Wingsuit may turn parachute obselete

Wingsuit may turn parachute obselete

07-09-2012 

Once upon a time,Leonardo da Vinci’s “Codex on the Flight of Birds”had depicted a man gliding through the air with bat-like wings.This has become the latest piece of invention in avionics,threatening parachute to become a history.The…

Hilsa of Godavari better than Hilsa of Bay of Bengal

Hilsa of Godavari better than Hilsa of Bay of Bengal

04-09-2012 

A study shows that nutritional composition of Hilsa,a premium price and highly sought after fish,under goes change during migration from one water to another water.The study –Changes in the nutritional profile of Hilsa Shad,Tenualosa(Hamilton,1822)…

Happiness lies in counting blessings

Happiness lies in counting blessings

03-09-2012 

Figure out your blessings.Recall the several things,small and big,you’re grateful for.Once you do this you will bring cheers in your life.

No joke,new research shows that people keeping a gratitude diary sleep better and have more good…