Harvard scientists will soon shoot frozen water into Earth’s stratosphere in geoengineering research, while another scientist revives the ice age Mammoth Steppe ecosystem in the Arctic - last ditch efforts to forestall uncontrollable climate change.
Dirt is probably the cheapest and simplest construction material out there, but it's not very strong compared to other choices. Luckily geotechnical engineers have developed a way to strengthen earthen materials with almost no additional effort - Mechanically Stabilized Earth (aka MSE or Reinforced Soil)
Thick blood or hypercoagulability is a condition where the blood is thicker and stickier than usual. When a person has hypercoagulability, they are prone to excess blood clots. This can cause low oxygen levels in the cells and lead to hormonal and nutritional deficiencies.
Doppler ultrasound test measures blood flow through your arteries & veins. Vascular flow studies can detect abnormal flow within an artery or blood vessel. It helps diagnose & treat a variety of conditions including blood clots & poor circulation. Find what to expect in the test & what the results mean
Saudi Arabia has become the first country in the world to give a robot full citizenship giving it more rights than women. Women in the country are not allowed to walk in public unaccompanied. Called Sophia, she was unveiled at a press conference in the capital Riyadh created by Hong Kong company Hanson Robotics
The collaboration is probing perceptual decision-making, or how we respond to simple stimuli. A world-wide collaboration of neuroscience labs has banded together to form the International Brain Laboratory (IBL). The collaboration is facilitating the study of how our brains make decisions.
Algae may just become the future savior for all our environmental woes with the mainstreaming of algae biofuel and bioplastics. Algae’s worth goes way beyond being a source of food-grade protein. It shows some pretty legit game changing potential as an eco-friendly source of fuel, plastic, wastewater and heat
Agar.io is a massively multiplayer online action game created by Matheus Valadares. Players control a cell in a map representing a petri dish. The smash hit game! Control your cell and eat other players to grow larger! Play with millions of players around the world and try to become the biggest cell of all!