Technology News on December 6, 2011
Global warming 'not slowing down': Study
Global warming is showing no signs of slowing down, and will increase further in the next few decades, a new study has warned. ANI
Now, 'cinema' that makes 'real' objects seem to appear around the room!
Sony has released a series of viral videos that showcase its new projection technology creating visuals that burst out of the sofa and walls. ANI
Abused kids 'have brains of combat soldiers'
Children who are abused or are exposed to domestic violence show the same pattern of brain activity as soldiers exposed to combat, a new study has revealed. ANI
Early Earth may have been more vulnerable to catastrophic glaciation
Early earth may have been more vulnerable to catastrophic deep freezes than previously thought, a new study has revealed. ANI
Soon, 'bromance' app to help 'lonely' men bond with likeminded dudes
A new application, dubbed 'bromance', which will help likeminded 'straight' men to bond with each other and form a platonic friendship is all set to hit the markets. ANI
Pippa Middleton's bum most searched on web
Pippa Middleton's shapely bottom was one of the web's top searches of the year. ANI
Fastest-rotating star spins at 600 kilometres per second!
Scientists have for the first time discovered the fastest-rotating massive star, which spins at the speed of 600 kilometers per second at the equator and could be the progenitor of some of the brightest explosions in the universe: gamma-ray bursts. ANI
Milky Way could harbour colossal super-earths made of diamonds
"Carbon super-Earths" - giant terrestrial planets that contain up to 50 percent diamond - may possibly exist in our galaxy, a new study has suggested. ANI
'Supermassive' black holes revealed to be 10 bln times size of our sun!
Astronomers have discovered two biggest black holes known to exist, at the centres of two galaxies more than 300 million light years from Earth and with masses equivalent to 10 billion suns. ANI
Now, 'Norway's Mark Zuckerberg' invents 'solar powered charger' for Apple's iPhone
A 20-year-old Norwegian has invented a cover for Apple's iPhone that would charge the device using sunlight. ANI
Dead sea died 120,000 years ago
Sediments found after drilling into the core of the Dead Sea have revealed that the lake almost disappeared 120,000 years ago. ANI
Soon, eye movements to give accurate reading of memory
Eye movements could help tracking memory of individuals more efficiently than behavioural reports alone, a new study has revealed. ANI
'Habitable' Earth-like planet orbiting Sun-like star
A 'habitable' earth-like planet, which is orbiting around a sun-like star 600 light years away, has been discovered in our galaxy for the first time, researchers say. ANI
Catastrophic "merging tsunami" doubled Japan devastation
The catastrophic tsunami, which hit the Japan shores in March 2011, was a long- hypothesized 'merging tsunami' that doubled its destructive power before reaching the shore, researchers say. ANI
Climate to change 100 times faster than species can adapt
Climatic change between now and 2100 will change more than 100 times faster than the rate at which the species can acclimatise, a new study has suggested. ANI