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IISc team ‘confirms’ superconductivity at room temperature, backed by 8 more experts now

June 13th, 2019 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

Levitation of a magnet on a superconductor When it first came out, the IISc study created quite a stir because superconductivity at room temperature is seen as the holy grail of physics. Bengaluru: Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have reiterated their promising, if controversial, discovery of superconductivity at room temperature, with […]

Scientists have found an easy way to remove CO2 from air & reduce global warming

June 11th, 2019 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

A number of research teams around the world are currently working towards scrubbing all the excess carbon dioxide from the air. It’s one of the prime reasons we are seeing record breaking rise in temperature across India this summer. Not only could this do wonders to push back global warming, but we can also put […]

The Reinvention of steel could make car bodies 30% lighter

June 9th, 2019 at 11:47 am » Comments Off

To keep clients, Nippon Steel is developing super-strong metal Cars must get lighter to meet new emissions rules or electrify. Imagine the weight of 24 elephants bearing down on a tiny spot the size a postage stamp. That’s how much pressure Nippon Steel Corp.’s strongest metal can withstand. The Japanese company is pushing the envelope […]

A quantum revolution is coming

June 4th, 2019 at 11:29 am » Comments Off

Quantum physics, the study of the universe on an atomic scale, gives us a reference model to understand the human ecosystem in the discrete individual unit. It helps us understand how individual human behavior impacts collective systems and the security of humanity. Metaphorically, we can see this in how a particle can act both like […]

Experimental brain-controlled hearing aid decodes, identifies who you want to hear

June 3rd, 2019 at 11:40 am » Comments Off

Engineers develop new AI technology that amplifies correct speaker from a group; breakthrough could lead to better hearing aids Our brains have a remarkable knack for picking out individual voices in a noisy environment, like a crowded coffee shop or a busy city street. This is something that even the most advanced hearing aids struggle […]

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