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The World’s Smallest Camera Is The Size Of A Grain Of Sand

OmniVision wins Guinness World Record for image sensor OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, made it into Guinness Books of Records for “The Smallest Image Sensor Commercially Available” with dimensions of 0.575mm x 0.575mm. Dubbed as OmniVision OV6948, the specialist medical camera is the size of a […]

Monkeys defeat humans in a simple computer game

Monkeys outperform humans when it comes to cognitive flexibility, study shows A research study by a psychology student at Georgia State University reveals that monkeys are better at problem-solving than humans. According to the study, monkeys were better in displaying a “cognitive flexibility” or problem-solving ability that the humans lacked […]

China Grows Plant On The Moon For The First Time

China successfully grows cotton on the far side of the moon China took a big step in space exploration by becoming the first country to grow a cotton plant on the far side of the moon, according to IEEE Spectrum. Liu Hanlong of Chongqing University, which led the biological experiment, released […]

MIT Engineers Have Developed The Blackest Black Material

A few days ago BMW painted one of its X6 SUVs in Vantablack color. It is worth noting that, Vantablack is the darkest pigment ever created. Well, a group of MIT engineers has now created a new material that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been reported. […]

Elon Musk’s Neuralink will connect human brains with computers

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to insert sensors in human brains Neuralink, co-founded by Elon Musk in 2016, is the brain-machine interface start-up that is focused on helping people with brain disorders. It is ultimately aimed at connecting “humans and computers” to “understand and treat brain disorders, preserve and enhance one’s own brain, […]

ISRO’s ‘Bahubali’ Rocket Gears Up For Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission

Chandrayaan-2: Bahubali GSLV Mk-III rocket will transport lunar rover to Moon India is gearing up to send its heaviest rocket ‘Bahubali’ into space for its most ambitious second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2 on July 15. The space mission that will launch from the Bay of Bengal coast aims to place a […]

Moon’s surface ejects ‘water’ during meteorite impacts

NASA: Meteoroid strikes splash water out of the lunar surface Researchers from NASA and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, confirmed that meteoroid strikes were releasing water from the Moon, according to data collected by NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE). “It’s raining… on […]

Scientists create a “time machine” that reverses flow of time

Scientists turn back time using a quantum computer A team of scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETH Zurich), and Argonne National Laboratory, US (ANL) have performed a breakthrough study that reverses the direction of time using an IBM quantum computer and […]

Chinese and US scientists create “super-mice” that can see in the dark

Scientists inject nanoparticles in mice eyes to give them infrared night vision Scientists from the United States and China have developed an injectable nanoparticle that could one day give humans and other mammals the power to see in the dark. The research team from the University of Science and Technology […]

China builds an ‘artificial sun’ that is 6 times hotter than our ‘natural sun’

China builds an ‘artificial sun’ that can hit temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius Last month, we had reported that a team of scientists at the Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute Co (CASC) in China has developed an “artificial moon”, 8 times brighter than the natural moon […]