SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
ULTRATHIN LOUDSPEAKER-MIC ALSO GENERATES ENERGY FROM MOTION
Researchers have developed a sheet-like device that acts as a loudspeaker and microphone and can generate energy from human motion.
PHYSICS: A PERFECT CLONE IS IMPOSSIBLE
MinutePhysics explores the impossibility of true cloning. Though it is possible to create genetic copies of an organism it is physically impossible to create an exact copy down to the quantum level.
COULD ZIKA VIRUS HOLD THE KEY TO FIGHTING BRAIN TUMOURS?
Zika virus could destroy brain tumours, scientists hope, as they launch the first trial to test whether the devastating disease could cure cancer.
ARE GHOSTS REAL? — EVIDENCE HAS NOT MATERIALIZED
If you believe in ghosts, you're not alone. Cultures all around the world believe in spirits that survive death to live in another realm.
SWEATING THE DETAILS: POLAR BEAR HITS THE TREADMILL FOR SCIENCE
A polar bear at the San Diego Zoo named Tatqiq recently went the extra mile to help scientific research by steadily plodding along on a treadmill at the zoo's Institute for Conservation Research.
HOTTEST CHILLI PEPPER IN THE WORLD ACCIDENTALLY CREATED BY WELSH FARMER
A Welsh fruit grower trying to come up with a novel entry for next week’s Chelsea Flower Show has accidentally created the hottest chilli ever recorded.
NEW ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT "FLUID ARMOR" CAN STOP A .44 MAGNUM BULLET
A new material using concepts of non-Newtonian physics could help to reduce the weight of bulletproof armoring for American troops. The material has proven powerful enough to stop a .44 caliber bullet at close range.
A NEW ROCKET COMPANY IS OFFERING AN AFFORDABLE SPACEX ALTERNATIVE
Rocket Lab has announced a 10 day test period beginning May 21st for their Electron Rocket. If the test goes to plan space could become far more accessible with cheaper flights and shorter wait times.
TEEN'S DEATH: HOW CAFFEINE CAN KILL A HEALTHY PERSON
A teen in South Carolina has died after drinking three caffeinated beverages over a 2-hour period.
DOGS CAN TALK TO HUMANS, STUDY SUGGESTS
Dogs have a surprising ability to make humans understand what their barks and growls mean, a study has shown.