SCIENCE NEWS

Robots have their own language

Australian scientists have invented a new breed of robots called Lingodroids, programmed to make, use, and share language. The bots can coin words to describe places they have been, places they want to go, and plans for getting there. 

Facts about turtles

There is quite a huge number of differences within the family itself. Turtles are quite different from tortoises in their lives. Most turtles species spend their lives near a body of water. Turtles always have webbed feet and are able to swim much better than tortoises, who have stubby feet and sharp claws.

 

Silver as a chemical element

Silver, a chemical element, exists in the periodic table with the symbol "Ag" and atomic number 47. Silver is a soft white lustrous transition metal.

Styles in Architecture

We often speak of a particular style of architecture. For instance, we say a certain house is an example of "colonial architecture."

 

Vitamin C can help to fight cancer

Vitamin C is potential for cancer treatment,which has been approved in mice and now waiting to be approved in human bodies.

 

Optical fibers made with high pressure

More flexible and efficient electronic optical fibers could result from a new chemical technique developed by a research team led by John Badding at Penn State University.

 

Laser pointer applications

Well, this is no longer the latest news that green laser pointer is considered as the most popular gadget among all series of laser gadgets. How is this gadget laser receiving such large market share?

 

The popularity of science fiction

Books are believed to be a cause of inspiration that makes one well informed and provide an experience. The world of books takes its reader to an exciting destination where readers can identify themselves with the character.

 

Learn about antiseptic materials

An antiseptic is something that kills germs and so prevents or stops an infection. Germs cause infection, just as they cause food to rot or become putrid. 

 

Graphene gives up more of its secrets

Graphene, a sheet of carbon only a single atom thick, was an object of theoretical speculation long before it was actually made. Theory predicts extraordinary properties for graphene, but testing the predictions against experimental results is often challenging.

 

Religion and science

There are many kinds of narratives and organizing principles. Science is driven by evidence gathered in experiments, and by the falsification of extant theories and their replacement with newer, asymptotically truer, ones.

 

The role of pheromones

Howard Ensign Evans wrote that the sex lives of cockroaches reveal “the secret of their success in keeping the world populated with their kind.”

 

Fun experiments for children

Science can be fun for all ages, especially when dealing with static electricity! There are quite a few experiments out there to try out and learn from. To begin with though, we must understand the basics.

 

Does a mind need a brain?

What is a mind? In order to engage in a meaningful discussion of the applicability of the concept of mind to the brainless sea urchin, a consensus must be reached as a general-definition of two non-synonymous terms, brain and mind.

 

Facts about Alkaloids

Alkaloids are a group of chemicals made from plants and used in medicine and other drugs. Some of the best known of these alkaloids are morphine, opium, quinine, cocaine and nicotine.

 

Learn about Anthropology

The study of anthropology goes on and on. Today we know much about mankind. Tomorrow we shall know even more. We know that all men are related to each other. 

 

Golf ball made from lobster shells

Researchers at the University of Maine have engineered golf balls that look and feel pretty much like, well, golf balls, except that these ones are made of lobster shells.

 

Internet was invented in the '30s

Forget Al Gore. The Internet — at least as a concept — was invented nearly a century ago by a Belgian information expert named Paul Otlet imagining where telephones and television might someday go.

 

Robot maid cleans up your mess

Robots could soon play maid and butler in homes, with a droid now programmed to scan a messy room, identify all items, figure out where they belong and put them back in place.

 

Facts about monkeys

Monkeys are known to be highly intelligent and capable primates. There are more than 260 known species of monkeys in the world. They are classified into Old World (from Africa and Asia) and New World (South American) monkeys.

 

Yeast is the key for genetic answers

One of the great comeuppances for the human race was the realization that our DNA doesn’t differ very much from the DNA of other animals. Or plants. Even yeast.

 

Fun sience experiments

Science can be fun for all ages, especially when dealing with static electricity! There are quite a few experiments out there to try out and learn from. To begin with though, we must understand the basics.

 

Paranormal UFO hypotheses

Paranormal hypotheses about UFOs are all about the thesis and the proposals regarding the Unidentifiedflying objects or UFOs, and which are related to or which are said to be the main cause of paranormal activities on the Earth.

 

How cold is Space?

Do you think space, or rather the vacuum, is cold? During my survey on the web during the past few months, it clearly showed that most people would answer yes to that question.

 

Is alcohol really that bad?

The folks in charge of deciding what messages should be promoted by the mass media decided to label alcohol as a bad thing, but what does science have to say about it?

 

Medicine as art

One cannot help others by taking on their troubles, nor can the world be saved by carrying burdens as a sign of caring. It is far more practical to concentrate upon the beneficial aspects of the culture and to observe the accomplishments of people, rather than making mental lists of their deficiencies and lacks, thus eliminating effective action.

 

Evolution vs Creationism

There are simple things in life that must be thoroughly explained. There are even individuals who just love explaining stuffs. They could be scientifically proven through scientific evidences, experiments as well as researches.

 

Pollution in Space

I bet you haven’t ever wondered about pollution of space. Yes, man started polluting space ever since Yuri Gangarin (first man in space) saw Earth in its entirety.

 

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