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Wi-Fi Backscatter Delivers No-Power Wi-Fi Connectivity

08/07/2014, If there is one thing that modern day devices have to be worried about, it would be this – the issue of power, or rather, the lack of it during the most crucial of moments as Murphy’s Law kicks in. Engineers over at Washington University are...

Robots Use Wi-Fi To Gain X-Ray Vision

08/05/2014, Robots are starting to enter into our homes, classrooms and offices in order to streamline our lives further – which is not necessarily a bad thing at all, but they are still far from being the kind of robots that what we see in the movie, “I,...

New Mars Rover Equipped To Perform More Archaeological Digs

07/31/2014, NASA is certainly interested to find out what is happening, as well as what has happened on other planets in the past, with Mars being one of them. Having put their Curiosity and record breaking Opportunity rover there before, this does not mean the...

Robot Continues Working Despite Of Broken Leg

07/31/2014, Can robots actually know how feelings are like? I suppose if one could boil down feelings to a series of 1s and 0s, then it would be a phenomenal breakthrough, but until then, abstract ideas such as courage and perseverance would be difficult for a robot...

New World Record In Data Transfer Achieved

07/30/2014, When it comes to data transfer, you can be sure that there will always be a need for speed. In fact, researchers and scientists continue in their quest to roll out ways where data can be transferred faster than ever before, and we have seen the baton...

Ice Cream Changes Color With Each Lick

07/29/2014, There is nothing quite like being able to lick on an extremely cold ice cream during a sweltering summer day, but how would you like to enjoy an ice cream that is capable of changing its color with each lick? 37-year-old physicist Linares has a penchant...

Baseball Team Enlists Help Of Robot Fans To Beef Up Home Support

07/29/2014, When it comes to the world of sports, you know that the home team will have the added advantage of not having to travel, in addition to enjoying the support of the home fans – who are sometimes known as the 12th man when it comes to the game of...

Fish Look All Set To Drive

07/24/2014, So there is this particular expression that goes something like this, “when pigs fly”, which more or less denotes something that is virtually impossible to happen. Having said that, why not introduce a twist to such a saying by coming up with your...

Scientists Successfully ‘Delete’ HIV Virus From Human Cells

07/22/2014, There is a first time for everything, but this particular achievement would definitely be of interest to many – it seems that scientists have managed to ‘delete’ the HIV virus from human cells, paving the way for a possible cure for HIV and AIDS...

Vantablack Material Can Absorb 99.965% Of Light

07/14/2014, They say that the color black is pretty slimming because it helps to hide our curves. Well if you thought that your black shirt or black dress did a good job at making you look slim, you might be interested to learn that British scientists have created a...

Robot Writes Torah Faster Than A Human

07/10/2014, In the past, a Jewish priest or rabbi would have to go through a slew of cleansing rituals in order to purify himself before he started to begin work on a copy of the Torah. Mistakes were not tolerated at all, which is why we can be sure of the...

Dog Sniffs Out USB Stick Carrying Child Porn Content

07/09/2014, Dog’s are such versatile creatures, not only as pets, but as working companions with the long arm of the law. Sniffer dogs that are highly trained are able to pinpoint contraband and illegal items and substances, drugs included, in the luggage of would...

Computer Implant Could Help Restore Memories

07/08/2014, The human mind is a truly complicated creature, so much so that even until now, there is far less that we know about it compared to what we already do. Scientists over at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have worked to develop a small computer...