How the brain helps us make good or bad decisions
Washington D.C. , June 26 : Ever wonder what process does your brain follow when there is a decision to be made - good or bad? Yale researchers have found that three distinct circuits connecting to different brain regions are involved in making decisions. Full Story
Researchers build AI drone that can dodge objects in the air
Maryland , June 24 : One of the biggest concerns with commercial drone technology is the threat it poses to the birds in the sky. Now, researchers at the University of Maryland and the University of Zurich have devised a method to help drones identify and dodge objects while flying. Full Story
Cannabidiol shows promise as new antibiotic
Washington D.C. , June 24 : Cannabidiol, the main non-psychoactive chemical compound extracted from cannabis and hemp plant, is found to be active against Gram-positive bacteria including those cause serious infections, with a potency similar to established antibiotics, finds a recent study. Full Story
Superflare may end Earth one day
Washington D.C. , June 23 : Earth could continue to host life as long as the sun does not experience a massive burst of energy called a superflare, a recent study claims. Full Story
3D sewing robotic arm developed in China
Hangzhou (China), June 22 : Traditional ways of sewing that rely on human hands or sewing machines may undergo a drastic change, as researchers in eastern China's Zhejiang province have created a 3D sewing robotic arm.
How is unrecycled plastic affecting environment?
Washington D.C. , June 18 : Recycling plastic waste can significantly help the environment. But how much of the plastic we use is being recycled and in the right way? How much of it is ending up in the environment or landfills and are causing newer problems that are difficult to fix? Full Story
Climate change affects crops in India: Study
Washington D.C. , June 18 : India's grain crops are vulnerable to climate changes and yields from rice, experience larger declines during extreme weather conditions, found Kyle Davis Environmental data scientist at Columbia University. Full Story
This app turns your phone into robot
New York, June 19 : Researchers have developed a smartphone application that allows a user to easily programme any robot to perform a task, dramatically bringing down the costs of building and programming mobile robots.
This robot uses AI to identify objects by sight and touch
Massachusetts , June 17 : Humans can identify objects even if they are blindfolded because of other enhanced senses such as touch or smell. Bringing similar capabilities to robots, researchers have now integrated AI into a KUKA robot arm to help it identify objects. Full Story
Feathers came before birds, finds study
Washington D.C. , June 14 : A new study has discovered that feathers came into being around 100 million years before birds, thus changing our understanding of feathers themselves, their functions and their role in evolution. Full Story
Why do people get addicted to cannabis?
Washington D.C. , June 13 : Ever wondered why some cannabis users develop an addiction while others don't? Well, a recent research has the answer. The study has claimed that a shift from reward-driven use to habit-driven use is what makes the users addicted to cannabis. Full Story