Akandh Mohammad Shamsuddula Shatil

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Dr Mushtaque Chowdhury receives Medical Award of Excellence

Starshot Project: Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg launch most ambitious alien-finding project ever

Tiny rockets are going to be sent into space to study the far universe in the most ambitious space exploration project in history.<p>Scientists …

Scientists Have Published a New Tree of Life

Charles Darwin famously imagined evolution as a tree full of branches, a metaphor that biologists have since used to depict how life is structured. …

More ancient viruses lurk in our DNA than we thought

Think your DNA is all human? Think again. And a new discovery suggests it’s even less human than scientists previously thought. Nineteen new pieces …

How to invent a brand new business model

We all want to be the startup that delivers an experience so frictionless that it disrupts a decades old industry.<p>Uber, Apple, and Amazon are the envy of the business world. Their business models are dissected and scoured for crumbs that will lead other entrepreneurs and stakeholders to innovate …

Innovation

A New Study Claims People With Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Scientists Reduce Genome of Synthetic Cell Down To Genes Essential for Life

Researchers led by J. Craig Venter, founder and CEO of the J. Craig Venter Institute, have designed and built a minimal bacterial genome containing …

34 Remarkable and Surprising Things About The Future

I’ve been reading and thinking about the future a lot recently, and decided to spend a week “nerding out” at Singularity University, to satisfy my …

Time Travel: Theories, Paradoxes & Possibilities

Time travel — moving between different points in time — has been a popular topic for science fiction for decades. Franchises ranging from "Doctor …

Physics

Google's Quantum Computer Just Got a Big Upgrade

Google is upgrading its quantum computer. Known as the D-Wave, Google's machine is making the leap from 512 qubits—the fundamental building block of …

Six-pack of tablets and the iPad Pro: the tablet market is polarizing

It’s no secret that tablets aren’t selling quite as well as they once did. Compared with last year, the worldwide tablet market declined 7% in the last quarter, and 3.9% the quarter before that, according to IDC. It looks as though tablets may have peeked around the end of 2013.<p>As sales dwindle, we …

Gear & Gadgets

8 Excellent Blended Learning Tools for Teachers

September 25, 2015 <br>In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that …

How to Measure User Experience on Your Website

Trying to measure user experience as a general concept often leads to useless results with too many variables. Standardizing the user experience …

The Best Tools to Help You Repeat Innovation

Which of the many frameworks for innovation should you use? Here's what you have been missing.<p>If you are an entrepreneur or manager looking to create a new business, you may feel like there aren't many tools to help you succeed. But if you look a little harder, or you have been around the …

This Robot Can Make You Feel Like There's A Ghost Behind You

Ever feel another human “presence” nearby? It may just mean your brain is confused.<p>You’re all alone in a room, when all of a sudden your senses start tingling. Though you can’t hear or see anyone around, you have this indescribable perception of a human presence lurking nearby. It just <i>feels</i> like …

How Hollywood Is Learning To Tell Stories In Virtual Reality

Google, Samsung, and Facebook have all invested in VR. Now they need help selling it to the public. Enter Hollywood.<p>The Valley has a looming problem. In 2013, Facebook spent $2 billion on the virtual reality headset company Oculus VR, and suddenly, virtual reality–once just a glorified hobby with …

Phree smartpen is designed to work on any surface, including your face

The laser-guided, connected input device will let you take notes or draw on any surface, according to its Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign.<p>If you have a need to jot everything down or sketch at will, Phree may be the stylus for you.<p>Currently crushing its $100,000 goal on crowd-funding site …

Note-Taking

Google Launches Bigtable, A Big Managed Database In The Cloud

The name, <i>Bigtable</i>, is not new. Google began developing its internal data storage system back in 2004, and wrote about it in a 2006 research paper. Google’s ideas influenced a generation of developers, all of whom were searching for cheap, distributed ways to store and query data at massive scale. …

Cloud Computing

NASA's 10-Rotor UAV Hovers Like a Helicopter, Flies Like an Airplane - Drone360

By Carl Engelking | May 4, 2015 3:00 pm<p>The GL-10 can take off vertically and transition into traditional winged flight in mid-air. <i>(NASA Langley/David</i> …

How To Find A Parallel Universe: Cern Boosts Data Intelligence

CERN is restarting its Large Hadron Collider (after a two-year massive upgrade) to start working on amazing experiments to reveal the identity of “dark matter” and to search for tiny black holes that could be gateways to parallel universes or alternate dimensions. Yes, modern physics and math …

Dark Matter

Quantum Healing

between you and your system. It is not designed to communicate with you, except through pain. That's all. It is a one-dimensional aspect given to you …

DRONE DEAL OF THE DAY: The Finejo Predator drone is 79% off right now

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Here's the drone deal of the day.<p>The Finejo Predator drone not only flies, but can perform 360-degree rolls.<p>It comes with a …

Do We Live In A Hologram? It's More Likely Than You Might Think

Everything in our universe might be a lot flatter than it seems, at least, if you do the math.<p>If you’ve got a credit card in your wallet that has one of those little 3D holograms on it — a two-dimensional image that uses some tricks of light to appear three-dimensional — you can get a sense of how …

Physics

The Beginner’s Dilemma: Your First 100 Hours of Code

What happens when you ask for advice on learning to code?<p>"Try Python. At first you'll be just fooling around, but then in 15 minutes you'll be …

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

<b>(CNN) —</b> How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?<p>Already a storage company called Backblaze is running 25,000 hard drives simultaneously to get to the bottom of the question. As each hard drive coughs its last, the company replaces it and logs its …

Genetics

Mind-Controlled Drone Scientists Work On Groundbreaking Flight

A company has successfully flown a mind controlled drone, a step that its scientists say will lead to passenger carrying airplanes steered only by pilots’ brains.<p>In a rather stunning demonstration yesterday, Portuguese business Tekever fitted a special cap to a pilot to measure his brain activity, …

Brainwaves

Leaked FAA Document Provides Glimpse Into Drone Regulations

The FAA appears poised to release regulations that will impose a minimal burden on businesses, paving the way for integration of drones into the national airspace. Information about the forthcoming regulations is contained in an inadvertently published document that appears to be an FAA economic …

Unmanned Aircraft