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700-year-old excreta still smells pungent!

700-year-old excreta still smells pungent!

London,   Turn your nose up first. The 700-year-old barrels found at an archaeological site in Odense on the island of Funen in Denmark has human excreta intact in “excellent condition”…. Read more »

Right hand over heart can let you speak truth

Right hand over heart can let you speak truth

London,  Have you ever realised that putting your hand on heart can actually make you more likely speak the truth? Try this gesture and see for yourself! Far more than… Read more »

Animal books affecting your kids’ factual learning

Animal books affecting your kids’ factual learning

Toronto,  Does you kid love reading story books featuring animals with human characteristics? This may lead to less factual learning and influence his/her reasoning about animals. Young readers are more likely… Read more »

New material to help enhance computer data storage

New material to help enhance computer data storage

New York,  Data storage capacity of computer hard drives could go up significantly as scientists have now discovered a new magnetic material that can change its magnetism with a tiny… Read more »

Why you don’t like another glass of cold water

Why you don’t like another glass of cold water

Melbourne,  Drinking a glass of cold water when you feel thirsty on a muggy summer evening is pleasant but if you go on drinking a few more glasses, the experience… Read more »

Solar cell material can generate electricity, emit light too

Solar cell material can generate electricity, emit light too

Singapore,   In a major breakthrough, scientists have developed a low-cost solar cell material which can also emit light, in addition to converting light to electricity. This solar cell is developed… Read more »

Satellite technology to measure plant energy activity

Satellite technology to measure plant energy activity

Washington,  In what could provide an improved tool to evaluate the productivity of the breadbaskets of the world – such as the Indo-Gangetic plain, scientists have for the first time… Read more »

This app to bust stress for you!

This app to bust stress for you!

Washington,  If you are getting stressed out and depressed owing to studies or relationships, there is an app that helps tide over mental tiredness. The researchers at University of Michigan… Read more »

Material that kills deadly bacteria even in the dark

Material that kills deadly bacteria even in the dark

London,  In a breakthrough, researchers at University College London (UCL) have developed a new antibacterial material which has potential for cutting hospital-acquired infections. The combination of two simple dyes with… Read more »

Hawking’s black hole puzzle solved, claims US scientist

Hawking’s black hole puzzle solved, claims US scientist

Washington,  A Michigan State University researcher has claimed to plug the hole in famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s black hole theory. “In 1975, Hawking discovered that black holes… Read more »