Astronomers believe that NASA’s upcoming James Webb space telescope could help us find out if any of the seven earth-sized planets around the TRAPPIST-1 star 40 light years away could possibly support life. Continue reading Can TRAPPIST-1 planets support life? NASA telescope might answer
Two space tourists will be on a week-long trip around the moon in 2018 on a Dragon spaceship as part of an initiative by US company SpaceX, a media report said. Continue reading SpaceX to send 2 tourists around moon in 2018
Researchers have developed a computer method called ZeitZeiger that uses a sample of human blood to accurately predict circadian time—the time of day according to a person’s body clock. Continue reading New computer method may predict time of body clock
Is it possible to predict what a person will buy before they do so, or when a device will finally bite the dust? Continue reading UAE scientists invent device that predicts the future
A team of Australian scientists are using a world-first approach combining three-dimensional (3D) printing and virtual reality (VR) to bring a dinosaur “back to life”. Continue reading 3D printing, virtual reality used to bring dinosaur to ‘life’
In a first, researchers have genetically engineered mosquitoes that have an increased resistance to infection by the dengue virus.
After decades of research and countless control attempts, dengue continues to infect an estimated 390 million people around the world each year.
As members of the European Union back a draft resolution to grant legal status to robots, in order to understand this proposal one needs to look at corporations which carry legal responsibility but aren’t recognised as having human rights or seen as individuals, say experts.
More than 40 per cent of data science tasks will be automated by 2020, resulting in increased productivity and broader usage of data and analytics by citizen data scientists, market research firm Gartner said on Monday.
A new image analysis technique can use cell phone images to quickly find and track important biological molecules, including tell-tale signs of disease. Continue reading New technology can diagnose diseases using cell phone images
As part of its efforts to build the capabilities of the next generation of Emirati scientists, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced its call of the Research Grant Program.