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  • 5G technology Research Fund €560,000 to TCD Team

    A research team based at the Science Foundation Ireland-funded Connect Centre at Trinity College has been awarded €560,000 as part of a €5 million EU project that aims to explore ways of achieving faster wireless internet speeds. The project, involving research groups across the European Union, has been awarded...
  • MIT Researchers design one of the strongest, lightest materials

    A team of researchers at MIT has designed one of the strongest lightweight materials known, by compressing and fusing flakes of graphene, a two-dimensional form of carbon. The new material, a sponge-like configuration with a density of just 5 percent, can have a strength 10 times that of steel....
  • Canadian students rank fourth for science performance

    Canadian students are among the top performers in science, according to a new international ranking that shows a marked departure from the challenges faced in math. Canada placed fourth over all in science, tied with Finland and behind Singapore, Japan and Estonia, in the latest results from the OECD’s...
  • Will Sci-Fi Bots Write the Next Great Dystopian Novel?

    OAKLAND, Calif. — William Faulkner kept the words flowing with a steady drip of whiskey. Laurence Sterne conquered writer’s block by shaving his beard. Ernest Hemingway stopped writing just when the story got good, so he’d always know where to pick up the next day. But perhaps the next...
  • MIT Unveils Tech Designed to Enable Wireless VR

    According to a recent news post from MIT, researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a prototype called “MoVR,” which can make any VR headset operate wirelessly. The system uses special high-frequency radio signals called “millimetre waves” (mmWaves), that allow for the untethered transfer...
  • 40 Most Successful Inventions of All Time

    Here’s a brief tour through some of the most important innovations in human history. Let me know in the comments if you think I left out any important ones! 1. Fire (400,000 BCE) –  The controlled use of fire was an invention in the early Stone Age, with some...
  • Scientist found World’s first dinosaur brain fossil

    On a dark winter night in 2004, Jamie Hiscocks spotted an oddly shaped stone on a beach by his home in Sussex, England. “I could see in my torchlight structured detail on the surface of the object,” Hiscocks, a fossil hunter by trade, told me in an email. “Immediately...
  • Bill Gates urged Britain to step up investment in science and research

    US billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates urged Britain on Wednesday to step up investment in science and research as it prepares to leave the EU. Speaking at a conference in London attended by more than 1,000 scientists from around the world, Gates pledged to continue his own investment in British...
  • 13-year-old Indo-American Science girl awarded as ‘America’s Youngest Scientist’!

    The future of the world is in good hands. We can safely say that because children today are stepping forward and finding their ground. Proving that future generations would harbour a lot of young and creative minds, a 13-year-old Indo-American girl is doing everyone proud by winning the title...