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'Whitest ever' paint reflects 98% of sunlight

Scientists in the US have developed a paint significantly "whiter than the whitest paint currently available". Tests carried out by researchers at Purdue University on their "ultra-white" paint showed..

Why time seems to speed up as we get older

Depicting a single, inspiring concept for improving your life. The time-bending power of your brain Malcolm Gladwell says we need people in society who can shake t..

Traditional healer, love spell caster

Meet a strongest traditional healer, love spell caster Dr. Ahmed spiritual healers, powerful traditional herbalist healer....

What happens to your body when you die in space? | Popular Science

“In the worst case scenario, something happens during a spacewalk,” says Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut and former commander of the ISS. “You could suddenly be struck by a micro-meteorite, and there’s nothing you can do abou..

Black holes: The darkest objects in the universe

Stars produce light and heat due to the engines at their cores where a process called nuclear fusion occurs. There, two lightweight atoms fuse together to form a heavier atom, a proces..

First continents formed with a dash of mantle water

New research cracks the mystery of how the first continents formed. the land masses on which we live and which host the minerals needed to support our complex lives. Experts..

What Is Time?

Can we stop hurricanes?

Hurricanes are among the most devastating natural disasters. That’s because hurricanes are enormous! A medium-sized hurricane extends over an area about the size of Texas. On a globe they’ll cover 6 to 12 degrees latitude. And as they blow over land, they leave behind wi..

The seed bank that's inadvertently storing fungi

This was the moment of truth. We'd spent countless hours meticulously sterilising seeds (1,710, to be specific), filling the lab with a cacophony of rattling as we shook them in bleach. We'd built a fungus city: great tower-blocks of petri dishes stacked on the l..

How a full moon and€˜huge lever helped free Ever Given from Suez canal

Fuller account of operation reveals how nature and logistics aligned to unblock the Suez canal Fuller account of operation reveals how nature and logistics aligned to unblock the Suez canal Last modified on Wed 31 Mar 2021. The week-long operation in the Suez Canal had struggled to make prog..

Far from science fiction, space elevators may be nearing deployment

It's not just a Heinlein theory anymore, a space elevator might happen! (Pixabay/Michael Hiraeth) With one end of a steel cable hovering in Earth's orbit and the other end somewhere in outer space, the concept ..

'It's almost like we found an antibiotic for viruses': Broad-spectrum antiviral targets Zika, Ebola and COVID-19

A new antiviral drug shown to be effective both in vivo in mice and in vitro in human cell lines appears to treat more than 10 deadly viruses that currently ha..

The Trouble of Brain Scans

Full of excitement after my encounter with MRI, I consumed scientific papers and studied their figures, which were usually grayscale brains with bright orange and blue blobs on the..

Longer stay in space can shrink human heart | Study

Researchers have found that a longer stay in space can shrink a person's heart. They said even physical exercise could not restore the size of the heart. The researchers analysed data from retired astronaut Scot..

Positive Effects of Analgesics

Including narcotic analgesics symbolized by morphine and antipyretic, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory drugs symbolized by aspirin, which have performed an important role in relieving the suffering of patient..

Humans are made to be touched — so what happens when we aren’t?

Our bodies are designed to respond to touch, and not just to sense the environment around us. We actually have a network of dedicated nerve fibers in our skin that detect and emotionally respond to the touch of another pers..

This fiery bright spot in space is Earth's first ever image of a black hole's magnetic fields

Two years after the first ever image of black hole was released, astronomers have released a view of the magnetic fields surrounding the same black hole by imaging polarised light around it, about 55 million light years away from us. The ima..

NASA's TESS planet hunter spied 2,200 candidate worlds in its first 2 years

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite ( ) launched in April 2018, designed to spend two years poring over most of the sky. Each month, the spacecraft turns to a new strip of stars and stares, watching for the characteristic dips in brightness ca..

Why are NASA engineers borrowing techniques from origami artists?

With roots in the 17th century, traditional Japanese origami mines beauty from rules, limitations and, ultimately, mathematics. But there’s more to origami than just aesthetic value – scientists, engineers and designers have borrowed from the art form for a..

Scientists find method to mimic nature’s own process of reducing carbon dioxide in atmosphere

This artificial photosynthesis (AP) harnesses solar energy and converts the captured carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide (CO), which can be used as a fuel for internal combustion engines. Scie..