January, 2017

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Boeing and Airbus design planes to put an end to jet lag

Boeing and Airbus have designed two planes that will stop jet lag symptoms Cabins are pressurized at 6,000ft, as jet lag kicks in at 6,500ft When cabin altitude is lowered it causes more pressure on the outside  But firms made planes with plastic to withstand the extra pressure By StacyRead More

UV light activated glue could turn you into Spiderman

Researchers designed a sticky material inspired by gecko lizard feet  Shining UV light curls it up so it can stick to curved surfaces like spheres Turning the UV light off makes it flat so it can stick to flat surface like paper   It could one day be used to designRead More

Curiosity spots what could be an iron meteorite on Mars

Image captured by Curiosity reveals strange grey rock with metallic luster Rock also has a number of dimples, which could indicate that it’s a meteorite These could be indentations created as the object plunged through atmosphere By Cheyenne Macdonald For Dailymail.com The Curiosity rover has spotted a peculiar rock onRead More

Shocking images from NASA show how Earth has changed

NASA  snapped images of Earth from space that reveal how much its face has changed Called ‘Images of Change’, this series compares the Earth from then to now in a collection of photos Photos show changes over months and years and includes changes from both natural causes and humans By StacyRead More

Architects say they could 3D-print a 3-MILE-high smog-eating skycraper by 2062

The skyscraper would have walls that could withstand high winds at altitude It would have windows coated in a material that could self-clean and eat smog Glass windows would be able to retract in 60 seconds to become a balcony  By Shivali Best For Mailonline Many of the world’s tallestRead More

Rocky Mountains from space

Thomas Pesquet, 38, is a French astronaut who takes daily photos from space He took a photo showcasing the Rocky Mountains and uploaded it to Twitter His photos showcase fascinating regions of Earth including the Nile and the Sahara Pesquet is serving as a flight engineer at the International SpaceRead More

Star Wars bots discovered tweeting random lines from Star Wars novels.

Some 350,000 bots on Twitter tweeted quotes from Star Wars novels Together, the bots posted more than 150,000 tweets pre day Experts believe they were orchestrated and controlled by a botmaster Researchers used this work to find another group of 500k bots on Twitter By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com ManyRead More

Moon estimated to be 4.51 billion years old

 Moon formed within 60 million years of the birth of the solar system Scientists tested rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971  By Associated Press It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old. That’s the newest estimate,Read More

Warming oceans could be increasing amount of deadly toxins in shellfish

Warming ocean conditions lead to blooms of micro-algae which produce toxins Shellfish including mussels and crabs then ingest the toxic algae If humans eat these toxic shellfish, there can be serious health effects including seizures, memory loss and stomach problems   By Shivali Best For Mailonline If you were planning on havingRead More

Marissa Mayer to resign and Yahoo to change its name to Altaba if Verizon takeover gets go ahead

Details were revealed in an SEC filing by the firm  Believed Mayer would walk away with a $55 million severance package Claims deal is on the rocks after a fresh hacking scandal at the internet giant By Mark Prigg For Dailymail.com It could be the end of an era forRead More