Science

Can Google Stadia Live Up to Its Promise of 4K 60 FPS Gaming? 1

Can Google Stadia Live Up to Its Promise of 4K 60 FPS Gaming?

Stadia, Google’s answer to Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation, is not a new concept at all. Tech companies have been peddling the idea of streaming video games for years now, with prominent examples being GeForce Now from Nvidia, PlayStation Now from Sony, and Jump. The challenge has always been to provide a fluid, seamless gameplay …

Can Google Stadia Live Up to Its Promise of 4K 60 FPS Gaming? Read More »

NASA Wins 2nd Emmy for Mars Landing 2

NASA Wins 2nd Emmy for Mars Landing

September 15 marked the second time NASA bagged an Emmy Award for covering InSight’s outstanding footage of the Mars landing. NASA received a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Original Interactive Program. The InSight Mars Lander is tasked with learning more about the Red Planet’s interior body and providing accurate 3D models.  NASA officials at the …

NASA Wins 2nd Emmy for Mars Landing Read More »

Elon Musk and Jack Ma’s Unnerving Debate on Artificial Intelligence and Space Exploration 3

Elon Musk and Jack Ma’s Unnerving Debate on Artificial Intelligence and Space Exploration

Elon Musk and Jack Ma are two of the most successful techpreneurs, having contributed to society in several ways. With Elon Musk’s PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla and Jack Ma’s AliBaba and AliExpress, you would expect the two to have a more insightful debate. Yet, their conversations are frequently marked with odd statements. To make things …

Elon Musk and Jack Ma’s Unnerving Debate on Artificial Intelligence and Space Exploration Read More »

“Finicky” Raptor Engine Failed to Ignite SpaceX’s Starhopper on August 26 4

“Finicky” Raptor Engine Failed to Ignite SpaceX’s Starhopper on August 26

On July 25, 2019, SpaceX unveiled its new prototype called the Starhopper which the company claims could carry the first humans into Mars. Its much-anticipated demonstration flight was aborted at the last possible second on August 26 in the hopes of trying it again later.  Starhopper is a reusable prototype for SpaceX’s Starship vehicle. It …

“Finicky” Raptor Engine Failed to Ignite SpaceX’s Starhopper on August 26 Read More »

AI

DeepMind is Losing Lots of Money – but should Proponents of AI worry?

DeepMind is one of Alphabet’s AI projects that will ‘solve new problems’ and ‘advance the cause of mankind’, according to their home page. The good news is that the artificial intelligence company made twice as much revenue in 2019 as it did in 2018. The bad news is that its gains mean nothing when compared …

DeepMind is Losing Lots of Money – but should Proponents of AI worry? Read More »

What’s the connection between pain, peppers and life expectancy?

Blocking the body’s ability to feel pain increases lifetime and one of the ways to alleviate the pain is regular consumption of chilli, says a researcher. Recent experiments on mice had shown that blocking reception of pain signals to the brain leads to increased lifespan. Mice, after a genetic mutation, did not synthesized TRPV1 – a …

What’s the connection between pain, peppers and life expectancy? Read More »

Wireless brain-computer interface will allow us to move objects with the power of thought (VIDEO)

Interface developed by the researchers at Brown University, USA, is the first device of its kind – an implantable, rechargeable and able to wirelessly transmit information. After 13 months of successful experiments performed on monkeys and pigs, the device may soon be tested on humans. Constructed of titanium, the new interface does not require attachment …

Wireless brain-computer interface will allow us to move objects with the power of thought (VIDEO) Read More »

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Scientists offer the answer 5

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Scientists offer the answer

Everyone has faced this question during life, but the scientific answer is not known. Now, scientists provide an answer to this riddle. Chickens as a species have become chickens after a long and slow process of evolution. At one point, a similar bird hen produced a follower, as a result of a mutation of DNA, …

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Scientists offer the answer Read More »

Scroll to Top