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Brain Scans Could Be The Login Of The Future

02/05/2016, Because alphanumeric passwords can be guessed and cracked, it is not surprising that these days more devices are starting to look at biometrics as a way of securely logging into devices and accounts. For example fingerprint security is one of the more...

Solar Shipping Container Solves Many Woes

02/05/2016, It looks like renewable energy continues to gain traction, and we are far from finished in thinking up of new ways to ensure that we can harness natural energy to power our lifestyle – vehicles included. Here is a novel idea – whenever...

Scientists Use Batteries To Turn Seawater Into Fresh Water

02/05/2016, Every now and then you read about technology that helps to bring or create fresh drinking water for places that might not have access to it. For example last year Bill Gates was part of a project which turned human waste into drinkable water, thus...

Germany Succeeds In Producing First Hydrogen Plasma

02/04/2016, It looks like the country of Germany has taken a huge step forward – with their gargantuan nuclear fusion machine producing its first ever hydrogen plasma. Having turned on the Wendelstein 7-X (W7X) stellarator, which so happens to be the biggest...

Clearing Our Body Of Retired Cells Could Extend Our Life

02/03/2016, There are numerous herbs, diets, and things that have been recommended to us to do in order to extend our life, or slow down the aging process (which we guess is about the same thing). Have they worked? We suppose the results are a bit mixed, but it seems...

Engineers Looking Into Windmills That Resemble Trees

02/02/2016, Have you ever seen trees sway in the wind? Apart from it being rather soothing to watch, what if that action could actually be used to generate clean energy? Turns out that’s what engineers at Ohio State University are looking into. The engineers have...

SeaAerial Uses Seawater As Antenna

01/29/2016, Seawater is a very good conductor for electricity, and we have seen enough electrocution scenes in the movies to know this. Well, in real life, are there any other kinds of uses for water? Apparently so, as Mitsubishi of Japan has stepped forward to...

House Within A Greenhouse Is Warm And Cozy During Winter

01/29/2016, Sustainable living has been on the agenda for many people for the longest time already, including building houses from plastic, but here is a novel idea that might just catch on in the future – a house that remains nice and warm even during the...

WhatsYapp Lets Your Dog ‘Talk’ To You

01/29/2016, Dogs are a man’s best friend, or so we have been told. Well, if a 3-legged pit bull can help to foil a robbery simply by barking, imagine what can happen in the future if we could actually understand what your pooch was barking about. This is one dog...

Green Eudemon Forest Monitoring System Concept

01/29/2016, Every single year, you will no doubt read of an incident of a forest fire happen somewhere around the globe – and in more severe cases such as in South East Asia, the open burning of plantations to clear the land has more often than not resulted in...

Flooded Areas Spotted By Social Media Data, Machine-Learning

01/28/2016, It seems that a new kind of machine-learning algorithm that works in tandem with social media and remote sensing, has managed to successfully identify flooded areas, all without the need to fall back on the use of satellites. This is definitely a...

Babylonians Invent Astronomical Geometry Based On Latest Evidence

01/28/2016, History is an evolving subject, where the latest findings or developments might just usurp the older revision, and this is apparently what happened with the latest discovery of clay tablets that pointed to how Babylonians were the ones behind the...

Brain Surgery Patient Strums Guitar In Operating Theater

01/27/2016, I think I would very much prefer to remain under general anesthesia during a major surgery, especially when it involves my brain! However, this daring musician from China thinks otherwise, non-chalantly strumming his guitar as he has his brain operated on...

AI Triumphs Over Human Go Champion

01/27/2016, Chess and computers tend to be bosom buddies, especially since chess is a complex game that has billions of moves and outcomes, which is definitely something that computers love to do – crunch numbers, so much so that matches between a human and a...