science

Self Regulating Cup Gives Your Coffee The Perfect Temperature

We all have tried vacuum-insulated travel mugs, but most of us agree they don’t work well. Keeping the coffee at just the perfect temperature is somewhat exigent and if it’s not perfect, it leaves you vacant, the craving still exist. Temperfect mug confronts this problem using science. Logan Maxwell at North Carolina State took the

Is there such a thing as cruelty to robots?

Do you believe in robot rights?  Well some people do, and they are quite passionate about it. In fact there is an entire organization devoted to this cause, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Robots (established in 1999), and its members believe that robots have rights equal to humans.  While it may

10 fictional Inventions we’d love to see in real life

Scientific inventions always begin as nothing but a bizarre idea. In fact, most of the machinery and devices in use by us today were once a mere suggestion in some sci-fi novel. However, not everything mentioned in those science novels made its way to the production phase – here we are with ten of such

Now You Don’t Have To Breathe With New Injectable Oxygen

We all know that breathing an oxygen rich liquid is an old idea which does have some advantages but it has more detriments than benefits. For example the removal of carbon dioxide from bloodstream becomes a big problem, which ultimately leads to many other problems. So the Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital came up with a

Top 10 Ways Steve Jobs Changed The World

Science and technology were quite distant from the consumer before Steve Jobs came into play. The guy co-founded Apple Inc. and brought more than just a name to the table. Apple has been able to change the direction of world more than once. He truly brought the technology to the doorstep of people and his

10 Amazing New Uses Of 3D Printers

3D printers have made their way into many fields. Today the applications of 3D printers hold no bounds. If you have seen the movie “skyfall” then you saw one application of the printer. The production crew instead of blowing the Aston Martin DB5 in the end, made a 1:3 scale model of the car and

Top 10 Non-Lethal Weapons

What weapon do you use if you want to hurt someone bad, not exactly kill him or beat him but just a little short of that? Well, in today’s world, technological advances have bestowed us with few such marvels. You can use such weapons without fear, at least the police won’t chase you around for

10 Scientific Laws Every Person Should Know

Science has its roots in some basic laws that govern more complex concepts. Science works in an orderly manner and although it may seem quite haphazard if you break it down, it always come down to scientific laws and theories. Some of you might ask the question, what is the difference between a scientific law

10 Inventions That Will Change Your Everyday Life

Finding new uses of old techniques,methods and gadgets is true innovation. This is a top 10 list that talks about everyday use items which has been improved in one way or another. 10. Wi-Fi Routers       Chinese scientists have tweaked the average Wi-Fi router by introducing a router that relies on light to transmit data rather

Top 10 Interesting Genetic Engineering Products

Genetic engineering is both fascinating and scary. It is fascinating because of the so many possibilities that it offers and scary because there is no limit, apparently, to what can be done and some fear that we might end up challenging the nature itself. Still, from engineering perspective, genetic engineering holds a lot of promise!