Category archives: Science & Technology

Start Your Day With a Glass of Warm Water

Start Your Day With a Glass of Warm Water According to Ayurveda and ancient Chinese medicine drinking water is beneficial. One of the basic principles of Ayurveda is to consume a cup of warm water alongside your meals. In Japan, people have been following the ritual of “Water Cure”, which is to drink 4 glasses of every morning right after waking up, even before brushing your teeth and it should […]

Scientists discover 260 million-year-old Antarctica forest that existed long before dinosaurs

Scientists discover 260 million-year-old Antarctica forest that existed long before dinosaurs Scientists have discovered prehistoric fossils in Antarctica that reveal that the frozen continent once had tree-filled forests. It is estimated that the trees grew around 260 million years ago – long before dinosaurs existed. The discovery was made by geologists Erik Gulbranson and John Isbell of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) while scaling the frozen peaks of the McIntyre Promontory […]

8 ways to get clean air without chemicals

8 ways to get clean air without chemicals Whether you’re indoors or outdoors, the quality of the air you breathe can have a big impact on your health. Studies have tied poor outdoor air quality to lung cancer, strokes and heart disease. In fact, air pollution causes 3.3 million deaths worldwide each year. Most air “fresheners” that are on the market today contain an array of toxic chemicals, most notably […]

'I will destroy humans': Humanoid AI robot Sophia gets Saudi citizenship

‘I will destroy humans’: Humanoid AI robot Sophia gets Saudi citizenship Sophia smiles mischievously, bats her eyelids and tells a joke. Without the mess of cables that make up the back of her head, you could almost mistake her for a human. The humanoid robot, created by Hanson robotics was bestowed citizenship by Saudi Arabia last week. The Future Investment Initiative will be held in the kingdom’s capital city of […]

Mars bound India- NASA mission to Mars set to fly off in May 2018

Mars bound India- NASA mission to Mars set to fly off in May 2018 Approximately 1,38,000 people from India are all set to go on the Mars bound trip to explore the red planet. They have successfully booked their seats from the NASA’s InSight Mission, which is all set to launch on 5th May, 2018. The people who have booked seats will be provided an online boarding pass, according to […]

An empty stomach can cause shifts in people's behaviour, says survey

Do you feel cranky when you’re hungry? A survey has revealed that people behave differently when functioning on an empty stomach. Anger, impatience, irritation and lack of concentration are amongst the most common hunger behaviours, the survey said. The week-long survey to evaluate spontaneous hunger traits and gauge people’s perceptions towards them was conducted across Chennai, Kochi and New Delhi. The survey, by Snickers Mars Wrigley Confectionery, was rolled out […]

Health Benefits Of Krill Oil

Extracted from a species of the Antarctic krill, the krill oil has been in use for several decades. Taken as a dietary supplement, krill oil carries a high nutritional value. It’s also known for its abilities to treat a host of health ailments, ranging from arthritis to depression. Here are some ways in which krill oil can benefit your health: Keeps Your Heart Healthy Heart disease is the topmost cause […]

Iridium: Destroy cancer cells...?

Iridium: Destroy cancer cells…? Researchers have claimed that a metal from the asteroid that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs can be used to target and destroy cancer cells. According to new research by an international collaboration between the University of Warwick and Sun Yat-Sen University in China, iridium – a rare metal delivered to Earth by the asteroid – can kill cancer without harming healthy cells. According to a […]

Fish Oil Health Benefits and Side effects

Fish oil comes from the tissues of oily fish. The best sources are cold-water, fatty fish. When it comes to human consumption of fish oil, you can get it from fish themselves or from a fish oil supplement. Fish oil is one of the most important sources of omega-3 fatty acids and omega 6 fatty acids. They are derived from fish, as the name suggests and have several health benefits. […]

Beware! India among top seven countries at high ransomware risk

Beware! India among top seven countries at high ransom ware risk India is among the top seven countries for ransomware circulation as cyber attacks on Windows, Android, Linux and MacOS systems have increased this year globally, a new report has said. According to “SophosLabs 2018 Malware Forecast” by global network and endpoint security leader Sophos, two types of Android attack methods are emerging — locking the phone without encrypting data […]