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The answer to past earthquakes lies with the ancient Himalayan temples!
The answer to past earthquakes lies with the ancient Himalayan temples!

Based on studies of ancient ruins like tilted pillars, cracked steps and sliding stone canopies of the 7th-century A.D. temples in northwestern India, seismologists have revealed the extent of some of the largest historic earthquakes in the region.

This material can make dirty water safe to drink

A team of researchers has come up with a way to use "veritable wonder material" graphene oxide sheets to turn dirty water clean for a thirsty world. 

This is your brain on ''risk-taking''
This is your brain on ''risk-taking''

A new study has shed light on what`s going on inside our heads as we decide whether or not a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis located a region of the brain involved in decisions made under conditions of uncertainty, and identified some of the cells involved in the decision-making process.

Human super predator more terrifying than bears, wolves
Human super predator more terrifying than bears, wolves

Bears, wolves and other large carnivores may be frightening beasts but the fear they inspire in their prey pales in comparison to that caused by the human super predator, a new study has found.

Wow! This self-driving robot can deliver food to your door (Watch)
Wow! This self-driving robot can deliver food to your door (Watch)

Recently, Starship Technologies conducted tests of its autonomous delivery robots in the heart of Silicon Valley. 

Venus clouds may reveal underlying secrets
Venus clouds may reveal underlying secrets

Venus thick cloud layers may offer insight into the topography of the planets surface below, rather than acting as a barrier to our observations, scientists have shown for the first time.

How humans made ropes 40,000 years ago

 Researchers in Germany have discovered tools that were used for rope making about 40,000 years ago, the time when modern humans arrived in Europe.

Meitu launches 'BeautyPlus Me' app in India

Chinese photo app developer Meitu on Monday launched BeautyPlus Me, a selfie retouch app that allows users to easily create beautiful and natural looking selfies.

Meet Graham, the only human designed to survive car crash! Watch the video
Meet Graham, the only human designed to survive car crash! Watch the video

In order to create awareness about road safety, the Australian Transport Accident Commission came up with an unique model of an evolved human specially designed to survive a car crash.

How Africans collaborate with wild birds to get honey
How Africans collaborate with wild birds to get honey

While it has long been known that in many parts of Africa, people and a species of wax-eating bird called the greater honeyguide work together to find wild bees' nests, new research has unraveled a novel dimension to this unique human-animal relationship.

Android users can now enjoy Prisma app!
Android users can now enjoy Prisma app!

Prisma, the photo-editing app has quickly gone viral just after its launched and is the next best thing after Pokemon Go.

Pokemon Go mania causes international incident on US border
Pokemon Go mania causes international incident on US border

Two Canadian teenaged brothers inadvertently crossed the US-Canada border while playing the widely popular location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go, causing a rare international incident.

Solar Impulse 2 begins its final flight of world tour, heads to Abu dhabi
Solar Impulse 2 begins its final flight of world tour, heads to Abu dhabi

Piccard added that the warmer, thinner air above the Saudi desert also means Solar Impulse's motors will have to work harder to propel the vehicle forward.

Scientists produce rare wood bison calves through IVF
Scientists produce rare wood bison calves through IVF

In a first, Canadian veterinary researchers have successfully produced three wood bison calves using in vitro fertilisation.

Nanolayered composites can open new avenues in materials science: Researchers
Nanolayered composites can open new avenues in materials science: Researchers

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), borrowed ideas from metalsmiths and pastry chefs, created composite materials containing hundreds of layers that are just atoms thick but span the full width of the material

This newly-developed artificial muscle can help make 'soft' robots
This newly-developed artificial muscle can help make 'soft' robots

Researchers from Harvard University have developed artificial muscle which can help make 'soft robots'.

India to test sub-scale demonstrator scramjet engine in 2016
India to test sub-scale demonstrator scramjet engine in 2016

Scramjet engine technology is a complex technology which is yet to be fully proven worldwide.

This app will help get faster ambulance service!
This app will help get faster ambulance service!

Now people will get a faster and reliable ambulance service in the country.

Scientists reconstruct detailed 3D eyes from single photo

A new 3D technique developed by Disney Research can capture the crucial yet subtle details of the eyes with just a single facial scan or even a single photo.

New camera that can capture high-quality facial expressions
New camera that can capture high-quality facial expressions

The Disney team created a model that takes the underlying facial anatomy and skin thickness into account. 

Shocking! Saudi clerics issue fatwa against 'Pokemon Go' for being un-Islamic
Shocking! Saudi clerics issue fatwa against 'Pokemon Go' for being un-Islamic

The ruling revived a 2001 religious edict that prohibited the Pokemon card and video games.

Australian researchers to develop video games for orangutans
Australian researchers to develop video games for orangutans

 Australian researchers are set to develop more customized video games for orangutans in the Melbourne Zoo to play with, following the success of the world's first interactive study which aimed to entertain and stimulate the animals.

Now, track your family chauffeur with this app!
Now, track your family chauffeur with this app!

Valet2You mobile App helps its users track their chauffeurs while they drive family member to their destination.  

Fake Pokemon Go apps infiltrate Google Play store

A malicious gaming app called Pokemon Go Ultimate, the first "lockscreen" app has made its way onto the Google Play store, said software security company ESET.

Google leaves WhatsApp 'bewildered' with its group chat invite links
Google leaves WhatsApp 'bewildered' with its group chat invite links

In a recent move, Google, without making much noise, has added a feature to its Hangouts application which was first to come on the famous messaging app, WhatApp.

Boeing using Google Glass to build airplanes: Report
Boeing using Google Glass to build airplanes: Report

Tech giant Google's augmented reality (AR) eyewear Google Glass may not have worked among real life consumers but the device is helping US aircraft manufacturing company Boeing build airplanes, media reported this week.

Hillary Clinton is using Pokémon Go to register voters
Hillary Clinton is using Pokémon Go to register voters

The game, which came out on July 6, encourages users to walk around and visit "PokéStops" where they can acquire items for the game like Poké Balls and "gyms" where they can fight against other players. 

 

Indians go 'GAGA' over recently launched ‘Pokemon GO’- Watch video
Indians go 'GAGA' over recently launched ‘Pokemon GO’- Watch video

Although, this addictive game has not yet been launched in India, but people here in the country are already going 'gaga' over it.

Copy of Pokemon Go tops charts in China
Copy of Pokemon Go tops charts in China

The world's latest favourite smartphone game Pokemon Go might never release in China owing to strict censorship and other technical problems but a clone called City Spirit Go, is now topping charts in the country.