Wood is a solid building material that cannot rot away and cannot be eaten by insects or block the sunlight. On the other hand, glass is not that good choice because it can break easily and a lot of energy can go through into or out of it. Scientists have now found a way to take the best of these two materials and have created a transparent timber.
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Health authorities from Florida Miami have reported that they have identified 10 new Zika virus cases. Miami is the first city affected by this epidemics but that doesn’t mean that it will be the last if some cautions are not taken in consideration. While the investigation is still in progress, pregnant women are advised to avoid travel because the virus can cause severe damage to the fetus. But how can you know if you are already infected with this virus?
Nowadays, 93% of Great Barrier Reef is damaged and it is also expected that 12 thousand square kilometers of coral from Hawaii to Papua New Guinea to the Maldives, to be destroyed by the end of this year, so there is a serious problem we are facing when it comes to their whitening. This problem is happening at so many different regions that the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officially declared a global bleaching event on 8 October.It will be the third recorded event in history and it is expected to be so much worse in coming months.
Do you love tattoos? Then you will love this new project based on this kind of art. The latest trend is called DuoSkin: the gold leaf tattoo which turns your skin into a touch interface.The ones that are responsible for this amazingness are the researchers from MIT, and we are sure that if you are a technology and art lover you will be amazed too.
What if our clothes can move and catch the gaze of other people? Would that be very interesting, but also kind of the end of in other words privacy? It is reality people! Our clothes will be able to respond properly to other people’s gaze.
Japanese robotics professor, Hiroshi Ishiguro, from the University of Osaka became known in public for his ultra-realistic robot that had his character, but since then the project has slowly retreated from reality. But with his latest project called Alter, he once again goes a step further.
Researchers from Imperial College London in collaboration with the World Health Organization, using data from most countries in the world, made a monitoring of the amount of young men and women over a period of 100 years - between 1914 and 2014. The collected data was contained data from military recruitment, survey data on health and nutrition and epidemiological studies. This was used to obtain information about the amount of people who were aged 18 years in 1914 (persons born 1896) in persons 18 years of age in 2014 (born 1996).
Researchers have discovered unusual minerals inside of one Siberian mine and they do not resemble to anything that has ever been seen in nature. What is fascinating is that many of those materials have been created by scientists in laboratory since 1980, but until now they have believed that such structures do not exist in nature.
Nowadays there is almost no one without a smartphone and therefore, this is an amazing opportunity for businesses to reach out to their targeted audience to market their products and services and also expand their activities to other areas.
In the digital era that we live in there are always new and innovative ways to put the services that you provide out on the market. But, engaging your clients with SMS might be the easiest and best one.