Viruses, the new source of energy

Energy to be generated from viruses

Energy to be generated from viruses Researchers are putting viruses to work in the lab, using them to build tiny devices that gather energy from mechanical forces, like the press of a finger, to run a small liquid-crystal display. “More research is needed, but our work is a promising first step toward the development of personal power generators, More...

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Sign Language Translator Trio
By Vipul Kumar On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
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Gesture to speech: towards a better a world…

Sign Language Translator Trio By far one of the greatest challenges of sign language has been to translate it for everyday folk that wouldn’t know where to begin a conversation with the deaf. Cornell More...

A painted wall of a Mayan site
By Vipul Kumar On Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
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New Mayan Discovery: Earth won’t end on Dec’12

A painted wall of a Mayan site Here’s what’s not going to happen this year: the earth won’t end on Dec. 12; it won’t be swallowed by a black hole, consumed by the sun or get taken out by More...

Teleportation
By Vipul Kumar On Sunday, May 13th, 2012
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Teleportation no longer sci-fi now

Teleportation seems possible now... Teleportation, sci-fi as it sounds, is actually not fictional or even new; two years ago, Chinese physicists broke the then-current record for quantum teleportation by teleporting More...

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By Vipul Kumar On Friday, May 11th, 2012
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Blueseed Floating City to come up until 2013

Blueseed Floating City Earlier Blueseed came up with the idea to create a seaborne startup community in international waters off the coast of northern California. A new report released by the company says More...

Magnetic Bacteria
By Vipul Kumar On Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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Biocomputers of the future to be made by Magnetic Bacteria

Magnetic Bacteria Researchers from the University of Leeds, UK and Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology are say that magnetic bacteria can be used to create tiny computing components, or even the biological More...

Soundwave Gesture Recognition
By Vipul Kumar On Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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Gesture Recognition using Sound Waves: Microsoft makes it POSSIBLE

Soundwave Gesture Recognition Till now people just played on XBox Kinect using their physical gestures, but now they can even control their PC’s with their physical gestures. But unlike Kinect this new technology More...

Does beer make you smarter?
By Shashank Agarwal On Monday, April 16th, 2012
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Was beer the secret to Facebook’s success?

Does beer make you smarter? Scientists at the University of Illinois in Chicago discover that men solve brain teasers better after a couple of beers. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was known to give interviews More...

Sergey brin donning the google glasses
By Shashank Agarwal On Sunday, April 8th, 2012
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Google’s Project Glass: The next gen of spectacles

Sergey brin donning the google glasses Google’s Project Glass demo is certainly the coolest hardware demo so far this year. Behind the scenes is something equally intriguing: artificial-intelligence software. The More...

The diamond in the center measures 1 mm X 1 mm. Photo/Courtesy of Delft University of Technolgy/UC Santa Barbara
By Shashank Agarwal On Sunday, April 8th, 2012
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Flawed diamonds are perfect ingredients for quantum computing, just add time travel

The diamond in the center measures 1 mm X 1 mm. Photo/Courtesy of Delft University of Technolgy/UC Santa Barbara The latest news published in Nature is that diamonds are a quantum computer’s best friend — More...