Wednesday , 26 July 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

Hyperloop technology will revolutionize transportation, but it has to get off the ground first

By Sameer Chhabra A hyperloop is a vacuum-sealed tube that would theoretically allow pods of humans to travel at speeds close to the speed of sound. It might sound like science fi ...

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Elephant seals have rhythm and they know how to use it

By Brandie Weikle New research published in the journal Current Biology finds that elephant seals identify breeding rivals by the rhythm of their vocal calls, much the way humans ...

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Police ran 2nd dark web marketplace as sting to spot drug deals

By The Associated Press In an innovative blow against illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world's leading "dark net" marketplace, AlphaBay — then quietly seized a ...

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Cash to protect forests: Pilot program in Uganda finds it works

By Chris Arsenault Deforestation dropped by more than half in Ugandan villages where land owners were paid about $28 per hectare each year if they preserved their trees, according ...

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Fear of predation may be enough to push small groups of animals to extinction

By Susan Noakes Fear of predation may play a role in pushing small populations of vulnerable species to extinction, a new Canadian study has found. ...Read the news Source:: CBC ...

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Elon Musk tempers Mars, SpaceX expectations at annual ISS conference

By Sameer Chhabra Elon Musk hasn't given up on his Mars dreams, but while speaking at the annual International Space Station conference, the SpaceX founder revealed that his Falco ...

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Elon Musk speaks about Hyperloop, Mars mission

By Sameer Chhabra Elon Musk announced Thursday afternoon that he'd received verbal approval for a Hyperloop from New York City to Washington, D.C. A day earlier, Musk revealed tha ...

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Internet's largest illegal marketplace has been taken down, U.S. officials say

By The Associated Press U.S. Justice Department officials are announcing a takedown of an internet marketplace for drugs, counterfeit goods, weapons, hacking tools and other illic ...

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Google delivers a Street View tour of the International Space Station

By Susan Noakes When Google Street View wanted to show everyone the inside of the International Space Station, it took some innovation and the help of an astronaut. ...Read the ne ...

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Neuroscientists find new way to make lab equipment on the cheap

By Brandie Weikle Using 3D printing, Raspberry Pi computers and other components you could pick up at at your local electronics store, researchers have pioneered a do-it-yourself ...

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