As India gears up for elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur, Facebook on Thursday introduced two new tools to help encourage civic participation. Continue reading Facebook launches tools to encourage voting in India
A controversial project to cover the Verona Arena has nudged forward with the announcement that a German proposal has won a competition for the best proposal to shield the ancient Roman amphitheater from rain.
Highly sophisticated robotics and ‘bio-printing’ are rapidly changing the face of modern surgery, significantly eliminating the risk of human error and in some cases even allowing doctors to perform procedures remotely, according to experts at Arab Health. Continue reading Robots and bio-printing change the face of surgery
A French designer duo has unveiled a new concept for the future smartphone which is made around holograms, voice control and face-tracking technology with translucent gelatinous features, media reported. Continue reading French designers unveil gelatinous, self-healing smartphone
In a first for the Indian e-commerce industry, leading eyewear company Lenskart has launched a unique ‘Lenskart Lite’ app for Android users which requires no internet connection to shop from its website. Continue reading Lenskart unveils app that doesn’t need internet
Polluted water and inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene cause around 80% of diseases and one in four deaths in developing countries. The world is recognising that existing strategies simply aren’t working. Continue reading Water-sensitive innovations to transform health of slums and environment
Are you a space enthusiast? Then there is a golden opportunity for you to decide where NASA’s Juno spacecraft should aim its camera during its next close flyby of Jupiter on February 2. Continue reading NASA wants you to pick picture sites for Jupiter probe
Aviation enthusiasts have a novel way to feed their hobby without even taking to the skies – sleeping in a decommissioned private jet in Wales.
A new video game-based app that targets underlying cognitive issues in older adults diagnosed with late-life depression, has showed promise for treating the condition, researchers say. Continue reading Video game-based app may help treat late-life depression
Experts from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have designed a web-enabled application that identifies ecologically sensitive regions (ESR) in the Western Ghats and pinpoints sites that are open to development.