As part of the U.S. space agency's 2020 mission, NASA will send a small helicopter to Mars, and that will be first such an aircraft used in another world. Its blades will spin at almost 3,000 rpm, which is 10 times faster than the helicopters on Earth.
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Aside from wrinkles, losing the muscle tone, memory and hair loss, many elderly people have supersensitive skin that gets itchy even at the lightest touch—a condition, called alloknesis. There isn’t a known causes or a way to treat this condition yet.
To stay hidden from predators, patterns on the wings of a South American butterfly go completely transparent. This was used by the engineers who have mimicked these patterns in an eye implant for people with glaucoma.
The issues which were discussed at the 2018 Facebook F8 developers conference were mainly around Oculus Go VR, Clear History, better Instagram and Whatsapp features and new ways to date on Facebook. Although the conference was primarily dedicated to developers, the keynote gives us an idea of what to expect from Facebook, and its subsidiaries, in the future.
If you are one of those who find it difficult to start exercising, the results from a recent study may encourage you. The perk of the intense exercise actually lies in runner’s high—a feeling of relaxed euphoria after an intense workout—and is the reason you should see exercising from a whole other perspective.
It may be time to get rid of the desk chair: A new study links memory problems in older adults and middle-age people with sitting too much every day.
Marrying your cousin will not be the end of the family three, still scientists warn not to turn it into tradition.
In order to make a complete rotation, the Earth is spinning at about 1,000 miles an hour. But how comes that nothing makes us aware of it?
We are most probably getting the tattoo work quite wrong and way simpler than it is. A new research suggests that our bodies might have an intriguing way of accepting and handling this decorations on out skin—and the findings could help in improving the process of removing them.
Ever wandered the taste of your name? Synesthesia is a rare neurological condition which causes individuals to feel the taste of names when pronounced or to hear colors due to senses entwine.