CERN Reveals Hints Of A New Particle. Forget the Higgs, there’s a new boson in town.
At least, this is what is hinted at by the latest data coming from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The potential discovery has sent theoretical physicists into a frenzy, with nine papers explaining the data already uploaded on arXiv hours after the results were presented. Scientists Discover New Form Of Carbon That Can Make Diamonds At Room Temperature. Scientists from North Carolina State University have discovered a new form of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, and it has some unusual properties: Q-carbon is ferromagnetic, harder than diamond, and glows when exposed to energy.
These properties make it different from graphite and diamond (the other two possible forms of solid carbon, known as phases), and the researchers discovered that Q-carbon can be used to construct diamond structures at room temperature. Creating the Coldest Cubic Meter in the Universe. Biggest Virus Yet Found, May Be Fourth Domain of Life? Scientists have found the biggest viruses known, and these pandoraviruses have opened up entirely new questions in science—even suggesting a fourth domain of life, a new study says.
Each about one micron—a thousandth of a millimeter—in length, the newfound genus Pandoravirus dwarfs other viruses, which range in size from about 50 nanometers up to 100 nanometers. A genus is a taxonomic ranking between species and family. In addition to being huge, pandoraviruses have supersize DNA: 2,500 genes as compared with 10 genes in many viruses. (Get a genetics overview.) Scientists Identify Two Genes that ‘Shut Down’ HIV-1 Virus. An international group of researchers has identified genes that disable HIV-1, suggesting a promising new strategy for battling the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV-1 virion. Image credit: US National Institute of Health. In their two studies, the scientists found that host cell membrane proteins called SERINC5 and SERINC3 greatly reduce the virulence of HIV-1 by blocking the ability of the virus to infect new cells. HIV-1 Nef, a protein important for the development of AIDS, counteracts the SERINCs. Merak ettiğin yerlerin panoramaları sana gelsin! The Augmented Reality Tardis: It's Bigger On The Inside. 20 Gadgets That Make Your Smartphone Even Smarter. It’s called smartphone, but is it really smart?
After all, most people use the smartphone to browse social networks, listen to music, play games, make memes and upload photos to Instagram. Not much advanced intelligence needed to run those things. However the smartphone is essentially a small computer. New Li-Fi Internet Is 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi. The inventor of the electric lightbulb could hardly have imagined that one day his creation would be used not only to illuminate homes around the world, but also to transmit data that would enable people to download information from satellites in space to small hand-held devices.
However, with the introduction of Li-Fi, household lighting could soon double as a form of data transmission that’s up to 100 times faster than Wi-Fi. Wonderful art. That atmosphere... The World's Brightest DIY Flashlight Will Blind You With Its Glory. Simulation of two planets colliding. Scientists Create Blackest Material Ever Made: Nanostructures Absorb 99 Percent Of Light. How dark is the deepest shade of black?
Just in time for Halloween, scientists have created the blackest material to date. It’s so dark that it destroys all light, well almost. (Photo : Gerd Altmann | Pixabay) Ron Weasley's Deluminator in the Harry Potter series has the power to absorb all light. In real life, scientists have developed something similar - a material so dark it absorbs 99 percent of all light that hits it in all angles. Carbon nanotubes were the darkest materials known to man, but the new super-black material is 26 percent darker than its predecessor. Researchers from Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah University of Science and Technology took inspiration from an all-white beetle called cyphochilus, whose all-white shell suggests that it is capable of reflecting so much light. Circuit Scribe: Draw Circuits Instantly by Electroninks Incorporated. Futurist meals. History No more pasta, as it causes lassitude, pessimism and lack of passionPerfect meals requiring originality and harmony in table setting, including all implements, food aesthetics and tastes, and absolute originality in the foodSculpted foods, including meats whose main appeal is to the eye and imaginationAbolition of the knife and forkUse of perfumes to enhance the tasting experience.
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In a competitive industry, this is a risky strategy because when consumers catch on to this, they may decide to buy from competitors instead. Second Sight Home Page. The Hendo Hoverboard. Intelligent Machines: The jobs robots will steal first - BBC News. Image copyright Thinkstock If you are sitting at a desk, driving a taxi or carrying a hod, stop for a moment and ask: could a robot or machine do this job better?
The answer, unfortunately for you, is probably - yes. The debate about whether machines will eliminate the need for human employment is no longer just academic. Boston Consulting Group predicts that by 2025, up to a quarter of jobs will be replaced by either smart software or robots, while a study from Oxford University has suggested that 35% of existing UK jobs are at risk of automation in the next 20 years. Office workers who do repetitive jobs such as writing reports or drawing up spreadsheets are easily replaced with software but what other jobs are under threat? To find out more about whether your job is at risk of automation in the next two decades, check out the BBC's interactive graphic. Image copyright Transport Systems Catapult. Jetman Dubai : Young Feathers 4K. Flying the Birdly Virtual Reality Simulator. VR Porn Reactions on Oculus From Old People. 1941 Battle: 360° Reenactment.