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New app to boost students’ academic performance

Technology August 4, 2017 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

Melbourne, August 4 A mobile learning app that uses game elements such as leader boards and digital badges may have positive effects on student academic performance, engagement and retention, according to a study. Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia developed the fully customisable app that allowed lecturers toRead More

Popular ‘celebrity’ Twitter accounts behave like bots: study

Popular ‘celebrity’ Twitter accounts behave like bots: study

Technology August 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

London, August 2 ‘Celebrity’ Twitter handles display bot-like behaviour, according to a study that found accounts with more than 10 million followers tend to retweet at a rate similar to automated systems. Researchers from University of Cambridge in the UK found that in smaller accounts, bots tweet far more thanRead More

Scientists unveil how brain works with the help of magic

Technology August 2, 2017 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

Washington To tap into brain’s ‘out-of-the box’ thinking, scientists are now relying on magic tricks and illusions. Here’s one you can try using a tabletop mirror. Place your left hand on the table in front of the mirror’s reflective surface and your right hand behind the mirror, about six inchesRead More

‘Ghost Telephonist’ lets hackers take over phone numbers

‘Ghost Telephonist’ lets hackers take over phone numbers

Technology July 31, 2017 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

Las Vegas, July 31 A group of Chinese researchers have demonstrated an “evil attack” called the “Ghost Telephonist” which allows hackers to take over phone numbers and gather call and message content. The demonstration was made on Sunday by the UnicornTeam researchers from 360 Technology, China’s leading security company, atRead More

Titan’s methane seas may host alien life

Technology July 31, 2017 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

NEW YORK: Scientists have found the first indisputable evidence of the presence of a molecule — acrylonitrile — on Titan, which may be key to exotic life on the methane-based, oxygen-free moon of Saturn. According to researchers at Cornell University in the US, the discovery gets us closer to findingRead More

Light from smartphones may lessen sleep quality

Light from smartphones may lessen sleep quality

Technology July 30, 2017 at 4:17 pm 0 comments

Houston Artificial light emitted from digital devices such smartphones and tablets could reduce the quality of your sleep, a study has warned. The largest source of blue light is sunlight, but it is also found in most LED-based devices. Blue light boosts alertness and regulates our internal body clock, orRead More

Now, explore Game of Thrones locations on Google Earth

Technology July 30, 2017 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

New York You can virtually wander about the picturesque landscapes of Westeros, thanks to Google Earth that has added 33 locations where key scenes of the popular fantasy TV series Game of Thrones was filmed. The crew of the television series travelled across the world to film various scenes, includingRead More

Researchers propose ‘cocktail geo-engineering’ to save climate

Technology July 30, 2017 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

Kolkata New research from an international collaboration of atmospheric scientists, including from India, has explored for the first time the possibility of using a “cocktail” of geo-engineering tools to reduce changes in both temperature and precipitation caused by atmospheric greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of coal, oilRead More

Tips to keep jewellery rust free

Tips to keep jewellery rust free

Technology July 28, 2017 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

New Delhi Do not wear perfume, hair lotion or cream after wearing jewellery, and keep them in a cool and dark place to keep them rust free, say experts. Vikalp Bothara, Founder of Jewellerkaka.com, and Kirti Aggarwal, designer, Opa Accessories, have shared tips to keep jewellery rust free. —Keep jewelleryRead More

Colour changing electronic skin developed

Technology July 28, 2017 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

Beijing Scientists have developed a user- interactive colour changing electronic skin inspired by chameleons that could be used in robotics, prosthetics and wearables. While science has been able to replicate the ability of animals such as chameleons, octopus and squids to change colour with artificial skin, the colour changes areRead More