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Scientists Grow A Whole Organ Inside An Animal For The First Time

There is good news for folks who were waiting for someone to grow an organ inside an animal’s body. University of Edinburgh researchers from Scotland have achieved this feat. The team of researchers extracted a sample of cells from an embryo of a mouse... 

World’s Fastest Camera Captures 4.4 TRILLION Frames Per Second

The race for faster and more furious just got big in the imaging and photography department. Japanese researchers have recently designed a motion picture camera which is capable of capturing 4.4 trillion frames per second. That’s right; it makes this... 

Do You Really Only Use 10 Percent of Your Brain?

Soon to be released movie, Lucy seems to suggest that human beings use only 10 percent of the brain. Administration of a specific drug allows a person to better make use mental physical power. These powerful abilities included telekinesis which infuses... 

All-Nighters May Alter Your Memories

Depriving yourself of sleep is not going to do you any favours. It is most probably obvious to you that such practice can adversely affect your productivity as well as focus. However, what you might not know is that lack of sleep can hit hard on your... 

World’s Fastest Network Lets You Download a Film In 0.2 Milliseconds

Downloading a movie in a jiffy has now been made possible, thanks to the efforts of Danish researchers. A team of researchers from Technical University of Denmark was able to transfer as much as 43 terabits per second using a multi-core optical fiber.... 

Sexy Social Media Photos Make You Look Less Competent, Study Says

Revealing and seductive profile pictures on social networking websites like Facebook are rather common these days. While plenty of men might be charmed by the act (typical), women perceive such female peers to be a lot less competent and much less socially... 

This Map Shows How Much Each Country Spends on Food

Famine might be accounting for the death of plenty in parts of Africa but Americans hardly ever get hit by any such issues as their spending on food suggests. Merely 6.6 percent of the income is spent on basic food. Compare this to Pakistan and it makes... 

This 3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight

It is back in news yet again…correct, it is 3D printing. Without any doubt, advances in the 3D printing technology have helped a great deal in a number of fields the world over. However, the kind of potential it packs leaves one with a number of questions... 

Handwriting Boosts the Brain, Neuroscientists Say

You might be one of those people whose folks emphasize on writing what you wish to learn. It is, what they believe, a method to learn better and quicker. It wouldn’t be surprising if you took that advice with a pinch of salt since it doesn’t usually... 

Here’s a Scientific Reason Your iPhone Headphones Are Always Tangled

Anyone who has ever owned a pair of head phones has experienced this problem. They always magically get tangled even when they’re neatly tucked in to your pocket. It’s one of the great mysteries of the universe but no more. Jim Edwards from...