February 2019

Wave Device

A technology known as Wave energy is being developed which may assist in generating low-cost electricity for several homes. The price of the wave device is less as compared to traditional designs, consist of less moving parts, & is created of materials that are durable. Device is created in such a way that it will be included in the present energy systems of ocean & has the ability to transform

Face Transplant

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development’s recent case study claims that face transplant operation may make it possible to enhance speech production in patients who went through a serious facial trauma. Currently, one of the most detailed facial reconstructive methods available is face transplantation. The process includes partially or completely replacing muscles, nerves & skeletal structures of neck, face & head with the help of

Aluminum Alloy

In the 1940s an aluminum alloy was introduced having a lot of potential to be utilized in automobiles manufacturing. However, it faced one problem. Aluminum is a strong material like steel & lighter in weight. but it is difficult to weld together implementing the method usually used to assemble parts of engine or body panels. Why it was Difficult to Weld Aluminum Alloy? The reason being, during the process of

Immune Stimulant Molecule

University of Louisville’s research team have recently found out that an immune checkpoint molecule they created for immunotherapy of cancer also safeguards against future advancement of several forms of cancer when it is administered by itself. SA-4-1BBL, which is a recombinant molecule of protein has been utilized to improve the therapeutic efficiency of vaccines for cancer with proven success in pre-clinical animal models. It achieves this by enhancing efficiency of

Artificially Intelligent Writer

An artificially-intelligent writer developed by a team of researchers have stated that they are holding back the latest technology for fear of it being used for malicious reasons. Research institute, OpenAI, headquartered in San Francisco, is an institute of research supported by Peter Thiel & Elon Musk. Study disclosed novel research on utilizing machine learning to develop a system that has the capability to produce natural language. However, research team

Plastic Bags into Battery

Pollution of plastic bags have become a large environment issue, forcing several countries & cities to excessively ban or tax the sacks. However, what if plastic bags could be recycled into higher-value products? Recently, researchers have developed a new technique to transform plastic bags into carbon chips which can be utilized as anodes for lithium-ion batteries. Their results were discussed in ACS Omega. Several plastic bags are utilized only once

Opioids

Université Paris-Saclay and Université Paris Descartes’ team of researchers have come up with a new drug, known as nano-drug, which is found to decrease discomfort in mice. Their paper which was released in the journal Science Advances, reported that nano-drug was long lasting & is not as addictive as opioids. It was a well-known fact that Opioids are quite efficient at reducing pain & have brought relief to several people

Facebook

Reports suggest that Facebook is bargaining a multi-billion dollar penalty with the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) because of Facebook’s previous privacy policies. On Thursday, a report was published in The Washington Post, which states that the exact amount is yet to be set, however, it will be the biggest fine Federal Trade Commission has ever charged on a tech firm. The report states that if the negotiations don’t

Mobile Phones

Chief medical officers of United Kingdom are suggesting parents to keep a tab on the amount of time their kids are spending on the Mobile Phones. They are of the view that time spent by kids on smartphones & other gadgets shouldn’t hamper their education, exercise, and sleep. Officers have published instructions recommending on actions that should be taken by parents, which includes not allowing their kids to use Mobile

Cybershoes

VR firm Cybershoes GmbH has now practically fulfilled a dream of all virtual reality enthusiasts by introducing Cybershoes, a unique and inexpensive accessory of VR which is worn on the feet of the users and enables people to run or walk through virtual reality. Cybershoes are secured directly onto one’s feet & as they are seated in a revolving bar stool, they are ready to commence their exciting journey of