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Bolivian Salt Flat Creates Amazing Walking on Water Illusion!

Bolivian Salt Flat Creates Amazing Walking on Water Illusion!

The world’s largest salt flats, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia in Altiplano, is an other-worldly experience that has to be seen to be believed. This place is immense. It is over twelve thousand square kilometers in area, which makes it the largest salt flat in the world. The salt is literally […]

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0 commentsJuly 24, 2012 at 1:51 pmScience

Copper – The Essential Metal (Part 1)

Copper – The Essential Metal (Part 1)

Copper has been one of the most widely used metals on the planet for millenia. and it is a english word originates from the Ancient roman name “cyprium” meaning from “cyprus” as it was hystroically mined on the island. Copper is one of the most widely used metals on the planet, […]

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0 commentsJuly 18, 2012 at 5:13 pmScience

The Science Behind the Seat Belt – Infographic!

The Science Behind the Seat Belt – Infographic!

The message is clear that seat belts save lives. But how exactly seat belts work? Seat belts are the single most effective traffic safety device for preventing death and injury. In 2006, motor vehicles crash fatalities ranked third in terms of years of life lost behind cancer and heart disease. […]

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0 commentsJune 12, 2012 at 3:33 pmScience

The Science of Star Trek – Infographic!

The Science of Star Trek – Infographic!

Earning a computer science degree from a university or top computer school is a sure way to increase your chances of landing a high-paying job after graduation. When pursuing a degree in this field, there are many options, including full time versus part time, and online versus campus based.  There […]

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0 commentsJune 5, 2012 at 8:53 amScience

Genome sequencing raises prospect of tastier, juicier tomatoes!

Genome sequencing raises prospect of tastier, juicier tomatoes!

It is entirely befitting that scientists in India had a hand in the decoding of the genome sequence of the tomato, given its critical place in the country’s foodscape, from butter chicken in the north to rasamin the south. After all, in the popular hierarchy of vegetables, the tomato ranks just below […]

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0 commentsJune 1, 2012 at 11:08 amScience

A Cheap, Accurate Cancer Sensor, Created By A 15-Year-Old – JACK ANDRAKA!

A Cheap, Accurate Cancer Sensor, Created By A 15-Year-Old – JACK ANDRAKA!

Every year, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair wows us with the ingenuity of high school students. This year’s first place winner is particularly impressive. Jack Andraka, a 15-year-old student from Maryland, came up with a paper sensor that detects pancreatic cancer 168 times faster than current tests. It’s also 90% accurate, […]

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0 commentsMay 31, 2012 at 6:20 amScience

NASA’s lunar spacecraft completes mission ahead of schedule

NASA’s lunar spacecraft completes mission ahead of schedule

Washington: A NASA mission to study the moon from crust to core has completed its prime mission earlier than expected. The mission team of NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission, with twin probes named Ebb and Flow, is now preparing for extended science operations starting Aug. 30 and […]

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0 commentsMay 30, 2012 at 8:23 amScience

Blue Origin conducts wind tunnel tests on its next-gen spacecraft design.

Blue Origin conducts wind tunnel tests on its next-gen spacecraft design.

           A depiction of Blue Origin’s Space Vehicle When it comes to spacecraft that may take the place of the now-defunct space shuttle, it would probably be fair to say that most people probably think of the SpaceX Dragon. It’s sometimes easy to forget, however, that SpaceX […]

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0 commentsMay 29, 2012 at 7:15 amScience

German Teen Solves Mathematical Riddle First Proposed by SIR ISAAC NEWTON!

German Teen Solves Mathematical Riddle First Proposed by SIR ISAAC NEWTON!

A 16-year-old mathematical whiz has discovered how exactly to calculate the path of a projectile under gravity and subject to air resistance– a dilemma first proposed by Sir Isaac Newton some 300 years ago. Born in India, Shouryya Ray says he came up with the solution while working on a school […]

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0 commentsMay 28, 2012 at 5:17 amScience

Robotic arm could help reveal brain’s inner secrets!

Robotic arm could help reveal brain’s inner secrets!

Researchers at MIT and Georgia Tech have created a robotic arm that automates whole-cell patch clamping for brain cells A group of researchers at MIT and Georgia Tech has built a robotic arm that can automate whole-cell patch clamping, a complicated technique that normally requires great manual dexterity and takes […]

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0 commentsMay 24, 2012 at 5:55 amScience