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High-energy trap identified in center of Milky Way High-energy trap identified in center of Milky Way

Cosmic rays are high-energy particles moving through space at almost the speed of light


Babies start learning language in the womb Babies start learning language in the womb

Two dozen women, averaging roughly eight months pregnant, were examined using magnetocardiogram (MCG)


'Peculiar' radio signals emerge from nearby star 'Peculiar' radio signals emerge from nearby star

Some very 'peculiar signals' have been noticed coming from a star just 11 light-years away, according to scientists in Puerto Rico


New bird-like species of dinosaur identified New bird-like species of dinosaur identified

This discovery really highlights the importance of finding and examining skeletal material from these rare dinosaurs


Protein that may prevent heart attack, stroke identified Protein that may prevent heart attack, stroke identified

  Scientists have identified a naturally occurring protein in the human body that protects against…


75 per cent of human genome is junk DNA 75 per cent of human genome is junk DNA

Both genome size and the rate of deleterious mutations in functional parts of the genome have previously been determined


3-D digital technology helps reveal face of Bronze Age farmer 3-D digital technology helps reveal face of Bronze Age farmer

Experts from Face Lab at Liverpool John Moores University uses the technology based on the study of the man's skull.


New galaxy with 1000 times brighter light found New galaxy with 1000 times brighter light found

Scientists have discovered a very distant galaxy, some 10 thousand million light years away, which is about 1,000 times brighter than the Milky Way


This micro animal can outlive the Sun This micro animal can outlive the Sun

The study shows that Tardigrades -- also known as the water bear -- are tiny creatures that can grow to a maximum size of 0.5mm


3D sense to help robots do household chores 3D sense to help robots do household chores

The new technology also helps robots fill in the blind spots in its field of vision, to reconstruct the parts it cannot see


Now make, share GIFs with Facebook camera Now make, share GIFs with Facebook camera

The GIF could be customised using several frames and filters and shared on Facebook


Google accused of ‘bias’ in research funds Google accused of ‘bias’ in research funds

A campaign group accuses Google of using its deep pockets to fund academic research that backs its own agenda


NASA releases new maps of Pluto, Charon NASA releases new maps of Pluto, Charon

The spacecraft is now 5.7 billion kilometres from Earth, venturing deeper into the distant, mysterious Kuiper Belt to reach its next target


Squirrels remember problem solving techniques for long Squirrels remember problem solving techniques for long

The scientists from University of Exeter in Britain found grey squirrels quickly remembered how to solve a problem


Cybersapce is the new battelfiled, says Microsoft Cybersapce is the new battelfiled, says Microsoft

Observing that cyberspace is the “new battlefield”, Microsoft has called for a global digital convention to combat cyberattacks


Indian Railways launches first solar-powered DEMU train Indian Railways launches first solar-powered train

1600 HP solar-powered DEMU train will run from Sarai Rohilla in Delhi to Farukh Nagar in Haryana


New tool turns audio clips into realistic video New tool turns audio clips into realistic video

The researchers successfully generate highly-realistic video of former US President Barack Obama talking about terrorism, fatherhood, job creation


Now share any file you want on WhatsApp Now share any file you want on WhatsApp

Earlier, users were restricted to sharing only the PDF file formats


New solar cell may be most efficient in the world New solar cell may be most efficient in the world

The prototype integrates multiple cells stacked into a single device capable of capturing nearly all of the energy in the solar spectrum


Windows Phone 8 fades out as Microsoft mulls mobile strategy Windows Phone 8 fades out as Microsoft mulls mobile strategy

Some reports say Microsoft could launch a Surface phone, spinning off the success of tablet computers by that same name


Smallest-ever star discovered

Smallest-ever star discovered

The star is likely as small as stars can possibly become, as it has just enough mass to enable the fusion of hydrogen nuclei into helium


NASA releases new images of raging storm on Jupiter NASA releases new images of raging storm on Jupiter

The Great Red Spot measured 10,159 miles (16,350 kilometers) wide on April 3 of this year, which is 1.3 times the size of the Earth


Arctic winter warming events becoming more frequent Arctic winter warming events becoming more frequent

The average length of each event has grown from fewer than two days to nearly two and a half days, the findings showed


Soon, smartphone may be charged within seconds Soon, smartphone may be charged within seconds

The design could make energy storage devices like batteries just as fast as the speedy supercapacitors that are used to provide energy in a pinch


NASA probe successfully peers into Jupiter's Great Red Spot NASA probe successfully peers into Jupiter's Great Red Spot

"My latest Jupiter flyby is complete!" said a post on the @NASAJuno Twitter account


Fusion energy pushed back beyond 2050 Fusion energy pushed back beyond 2050

A new version of a European "road map" lays out the technological hurdles to be overcome if the processes powering the Sun is to be harnessed on Earth


James Webb: Swallowing the biggest space telescope Swallowing the biggest space telescope

The successor to Hubble has been locked tight inside a giant chamber where it will undergo a series of tests to simulate conditions off Earth


WhatsApp to get UPI payments feature by year end WhatsApp to get UPI payments feature by year end

WhatsApp is in advanced talks with banks and lobby organisation NPCI to add support for UPI-based payments on its app


New way to stop disease spread New way to stop disease spread

In other systems, there is observational evidence that cannibalism hinders the spread of disease


Google Maps speed limits available only in two areas Google Maps speed limits available only in two areas

The speed limit indicator began to appear on Maps last year in the selected regions


New smartphone app offers non-invasive test for diabetics New smartphone app offers non-invasive test for diabetics

The Epic app can measure insulin resistance level — a key way of determining whether someone is pre-diabetic


Why your phone will be the key to ATMs of the future Why your phone will be the key to ATMs of the future

Customers will sign in through their phones, potentially using a fingerprint, and then transmit a code to the ATM


Why ice creams give you 'brain freeze' decoded Why ice creams give you 'brain freeze' decoded

A brain freeze is what happens when cold food touches a bundle of nerves in the back of the palate


Google, Facebook to join net neutrality campaign in US Google, Facebook to join net neutrality campaign in US

The advocacy groups are urging tech companies and others to oppose Pai's plan to gut the net neutrality order which was issued in 2015


NASA's Hubble spots 'Hidden Galaxy' NASA's Hubble spots 'Hidden Galaxy'

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a hidden galaxyIC 342, which is a challenging cosmic target


World's first battery-free cell phone developed in US World's first battery-free cell phone developed in US

The new technology takes advantage of tiny vibrations in a phone's microphone or speaker


There are four types of Facebook users: Study There are four types of Facebook users: Study

To answer this, the team compiled a list of 48 statements to identify potential reasons as to why people use Facebook


Pizza bytes! Pakistan enchanted by first robot waitresses Pizza bytes! Pakistan enchanted by first robot waitresses

Pakistan's first robot waitresses are serving up smiles for customers at an upscale pizza restaurant in the ancient city of Multan


Soon, smartphone app could detect fake products Soon, smartphone app could detect fake products

The new invention has been made possible through pioneering work on the thinnest, strongest and versatile material, graphene

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