Science & Technology
PTI, Wednesday, 8th January 2014
Los Angeles: Scientists have identified a mental mechanism that people use to subconsciously gauge threats posed by others. The mechanism translates the magnitude of the threat into the same dimensions used by animals to size up their adversaries - size and strength - even when these dimensions have no actual connection to the threat, researchers said.
London: The world's first atomic wristwatch - which loses just one second every 1,000 years - could be manufactured within months and cost 3,500 pounds. A father-of-two from Hawaii is trying to raise 25,000 pounds on crowdfunding site Kickstarter to design the atomic wristwatch, which is the size ... Read More >>
Supercomputer simulations have shown clusters of a protein linked to cancer warp cell membranes, an advance that could help design new anticancer drugs, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, say. ... Read More >>