Apr 23, 2014 06:37 PM
Stephan Lewandowsky, chair of cognitive psychology at the University of Bristol, answered questions posed by the public on Reddit. Curated highlights from Reddit thanks to The Conversation. Conspiracy theories Under what conditions do conspiracies
Apr 23, 2014 05:08 PM
Instant messaging app WhatsApp has crossed the half-a-billion user mark on the back of strong growth in emerging markets like India and Brazil.The company, which was acquired by social networking giant Facebook in February this year for $19 billion, was f
Apr 23, 2014 03:42 PM
Scientists have discovered the first pair of super-massive black holes in orbit around one another in a non-active galaxy. The black holes were spotted by The European Space Agency’s X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission, XMM-Newton, because they ripped apar
Apr 22, 2014 11:50 PM
Conservationists stand by “Vulture Restaurants”, a new concept that aims to augment the population of the scavenging birds, which help keep the environment clean by feeding on carrion.According to noted conservationist T.K. Roy, the vultures a
Apr 22, 2014 11:14 PM
Kills 2100 endangered Houbara Bustards in Pakistan The hunting season is over and the royalty has departed, leaving behind only outrage. While petitions have been filed in court against the hunting of the endangered Houbara Bustard, believed to be an ap
Apr 22, 2014 06:39 PM
Rev Eye taps into the potential of Augmented Reality Ever wondered how it would be if words and images begin to crawl, then walk and finally break into a dance? It happens in films with graphics, but it could well happen with your morning newspaper as we
Apr 22, 2014 06:32 PM
Myo, a sophisticated, portable armband, understands many different hand gestures, including the speed, direction, and angle of your arm The day is not far when you would be seamlessly able to operate various computing devices with your gestures. Remembe
Apr 22, 2014 09:22 AM
Apple is vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centres with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores,
Apr 21, 2014 04:38 PM
Scientists have for the first time turned adult human skin cells into stem cells, which can grow into any type of tissue in the body, using cloning techniques.Using the cloning technique which produced Dolly the sheep in 1996, researchers were able to tur
Apr 21, 2014 04:31 PM
NASA’s LADEE Moon probe crashed into the lunar surface at 5,800 kmph — three times the speed of a high-powered rifle bullet — as the spacecraft closed its six-month mission, the U.S. space agency said. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Env
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