Amartya Banerjee

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Israel is opening an innovation center to showcase Israeli technology and inspire young entrepreneurs

It’s no secret that Israel is a hotbed of technological innovation. Just over the past few years the country has given birth to popular consumer startups like Waze, Viber and Fiverr. Plus, Israel also is the birthplace of many hard science inventions like USB Flash Drives and coronary stents.<p>But …

Canadian’s discovery of new, distant world shows why Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet

The ice world is so distant it takes 700 years to orbit the sun. At its furthest location from our star, solar light must travel for 16.6 hours …

Scientists launch proposal to create synthetic human genome

Two decades ago we learned to “read” the human genome – the entire three-billion-letter DNA recipe for life coiled in the human chromosomes. Now scientists want to start writing it.<p>A $100 million global consortium has been proposed, to devise ways to assemble human DNA in the laboratory so as to …

Genetics

Earth’s magnetic field is weakening

Image: ESA/ATG medialab<p>Satellite data from the European Space Agency have revealed that the Earth’s magnetic poles are weakening, and doing so faster …

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Computing’s Search for Quantum Questions

Recent tests show that quantum computers made by D-Wave Systems should solve some problems faster than ordinary computers. Researchers have begun to …

Nanotubes' 'stuffing' as is - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Marianna Kharlamova (the Lomonosov Moscow State University Department of Materials Science) examined different types of carbon nanotubes' "stuffing" …

The case for black holes being nothing but holograms just got even stronger

We can't see them because not even light can escape their gravitational pull, we have no idea what they're made of, and where does everything inside go once a black hole dies?<p>Physicists can't even agree on whether black holes are massive, three-dimensional behemoths, or just two-dimensional …

How The Hidden Mathematics Of Living Cells Could Help Us Decipher The Brain

The Brain Photo credit: Simulating the human brain is proving tricky. But could mathematics based on symmetries help? youtube, CC BY-SAGiven how much …

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

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NASA Orbit Pavilion Brings the Sounds of Space to Earth

With help from architects and the design team at STUDIOKCA, NASA is bringing the sounds of space to the public with the <b>NASA Orbit Pavilion</b>. Based on …

This week in patents: Google, LinkedIn and more

Google wants to use radar recognition to perform better searches.<p>The patented techniques enable improved computer-aided searches through additional information provided by radar-recognized gestures and physiological information.<p>For example, when someone’s watching TV on their computer, and they see …

Surface Book Review: 24 Hours With Microsoft's Ultimate Laptop

Microsoft calls it the ultimate laptop. The Surface Book is striking, it stands out from the crowd, and it has seen Microsoft enter the luxury laptop market with an impressive slice of style. But can it do the job of a laptop?<p>I’ve received a review unit from Microsoft to help me answer that …

Windows 10

Microsoft is ditching Android app ports for Windows Phone

Mobile app developers who wanted to easily port their apps from Android or iOS to Windows 10 devices were in luck when Microsoft announced it created …

Apps

Everything you need to know about the groundbreaking gravitational waves discovery

A LIGO experiment has confirmed Einstein’s theory of ripples in spacetime, ushering in a new era of astrophysics<p>About 1.3 billion years ago two black holes swirled closer and closer together until they crashed in a furious bang. Each black hole packed roughly 30 times the mass of our sun into a …

Being Easily Distracted Could Just Mean You're a Genius, Says Science

According to a new study by workplace solutions company Steelcase, clever people tend to have more difficulty prioritizing ideas.