Harish Rajpal

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Cat genes could hold vital clues to treatments for human diseases

Researchers aim to sequence feline genomes to help in fight against diabetes and asthma<p>Scientists have recruited a new ally in their battle to fight disease: domestic moggies. They believe the genetic profiles of cats contain crucial clues about diseases to which humans and felines are both …

Cats

All Set For Republic Day, the Centrepiece of Barack Obama's Visit

<b>New Delhi:</b> Chief Guest for the Republic Day Parade, US President Barack Obama, will take the salute at New Delhi's Rajpath at 10 am today. The first …

Obama announces nuclear breakthrough on landmark India trip

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - In a glow of bonhomie, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled plans to unlock billions of dollars in nuclear trade and to deepen defence ties, steps they hope will establish an enduring strategic partnership.<p>The two countries reached an …

Tesla Motors' New 'D' Cars Are All-Wheel Drive, Not Self-Drive

Tesla Motors on Thursday night disappointed some auto-market watchers’ expectations that it would put out a self-driving car — but the electric car …

In Iowa, solar is fighting back against utilities and winning

Last week, I wrote about the pushback that solar is getting from utility companies, who fear it will cut into their profits and break their …

Ikea’s Newest Catalog Is A “Website” On Instagram

By Dan Solomon1 minute Read<p>The Instagram app doesn’t include a web browser, but that didn’t stop Ikea from using the service to build its latest web …

Apps

How iOS8 extensions could help college students dump their laptops and rely on their iPads

Every year around this time I start composing an article about how to get by in college with just an iPad. But in past years, once I get into it I …

13 ways to meditate without sitting like a monk

OK, you hate sitting, too much like the office. Here’s why. Sitting meditation only works for 20%, maybe monks in Tibetan monasteries and at New Age …

Meditation

How tofu salt could make solar power cheaper and safer

That tofu on your plate may have more to it than protein. It may contain the recipe to revolutionize solar energy.<p>Solar power is typically thought to …

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Check Out These Awesome Gadgets From the Tokyo Toy Show

The world's smallest multicopter, "QuatroX", measuring approximately 2.5 inches wide and 1 inch high, is demonstrated at<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kiyoshi Ota—EPA

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

This Portable Battery Has A Standard Wall Outlet And Can Fully Charge Your Laptop Multiple Times

A promising-looking crowdfunding project has just launched on Indiegogo. The ChargeAll bills itself as "the world's smallest portable power outlet," a take-anywhere battery that features the obvious USB connection for charging your phone, but also includes a standard U.S. power outlet for powering …

Gear & Gadgets

8 Gorgeous Photos Of Myanmar, The Southeast Asian Paradise That's Making Its Way Back Onto The World Stage

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, was a country notorious for its ongoing civil war. In recent years, the country has begun to reinvent itself alongside its new name.<p>Last year, book publisher Editions Didier Millet sent 30 photographers to travel around the country and capture scenes from the …

Asia

Clever Portraits of Famous People Constructed with Corn Flakes

Breakfast time means creative time for New York-based illustrator and photographer Sarah Rosado. Using just some cereal and a few utensils, the artist can transform a spilled box of corn flakes into clever portraits of anyone from Michael Jackson to Amy Winehouse or John Lennon. Rosado says, “I …

Michael Jackson

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300 MW Of Solar Approved By City Of Los Angeles

<b>Published on</b> June 16th, 2014 | <i>by Jake Richardson</i><p>7<p>June 16th, 2014 by <b>Jake Richardson</b><p>250 megawatts (MW) of the 300 MW that were recently approved by the …

​Ohio becomes first state to reverse energy efficiency, renewable fuel mandates

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law on Friday groundbreaking legislation that will freeze state rules on energy efficiency and renewable fuel …

2014 Trends: Off-Grid Solar

Photo courtesy of OutBack Power<p><i>In the advent of debilitating storms and unstable or overtaxed grids, uninterruptible power supplies—also known as</i> …

SolarCity is trying to become the Apple of solar power

SolarCity is already the largest installer of residential solar panels in the United States. Now the company is going a step further, buying up solar manufacturer Silevo and planning to build one of the world's biggest solar-panel factories in upstate New York.<p>SolarCity's ultimate goal is to drive …

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3 Stretches to Relieve Tension in Neck and Shoulders

Whether you have a job which requires hours of sitting at a desk, spend long periods driving a car, or you just walk with less-than-perfect posture, at some point you are most likely going to start experiencing discomfort in your neck and shoulders (if you haven't already). Fortunately, there are …

Yoga