AUSTRALIA WILL BUILD A SOLAR POWER PLANT TO MEET THE GOVERNMENT’S ENERGY NEEDS

Earlier in 2017, China completed the world’s largest floating solar power plantto meet its growing energy demands and it looks like another country is looking to diversify its domestic energy production with a massive clean energy initiative. Australia recently announced plans to construct a massive solar power plant to fuel the entire South Australian state government’s…

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Study suggests action gaming could harm your brain

As any gamer will quickly point out, playing action-style video games improves motor skills. We've also heard that action gaming increases peoples' ability to make right decisions faster, and that it improves the brain's capacity to learn. Before you run off to your Xbox, however, you might want to take note of a new study which claims that sometimes, "gaming…

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OXYGEN TREATMENT REVERSES BRAIN DAMAGE IN A 2-YEAR-OLD DROWNING PATIENT

Doctors at LSU Health New Orleans and the University of North Dakota have successfully reversed severe brain damage suffered by a 2-year-old girl after she came close to drowning. To achieve this remarkable result, the physicians used hyperbaric oxygen, a medical treatment which enhances the body’s ability to heal itself by getting patients to inhale pure oxygen in a…

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NASA Completes Milestone Toward Quieter Supersonic X-Plane

NASA has achieved a significant milestone in its effort to make supersonic passenger jet travel over land a real possibility by completing the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST aircraft design. QueSST is the initial design stage of NASA’s planned Low Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) experimental airplane, otherwise known as…

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Russian military lab unveils prototype of Star Wars-like combat suit

A major hi-tech Russian military research center has unveiled what appears to be a prototype of a next-generation combat suit. The stunning gear, resembling Star Wars outfits, will be worn by Russian soldiers on future battlefields. The prototype features a helmet covering the soldier’s face and cutting-edge body armor. The next-generation combat gear also includes…

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Researchers invented almost completely flat camera that captures images without lenses

So far, there has been no camera that can work without lenses, but researchers at Caltech, a science and engineering institute, have developed a new camera design that is actually capable of capturing an image without using a traditional optical system. Instead, the design uses an array of miniature silicon-based light receivers and computations to…

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Google fined a record €2.4 billion by the EU for manipulating search results

Google has been hit with a record-breaking €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) fine by the European Union for breaking antitrust law. The decision follows a seven-year investigation into the US company’s search algorithms, which ended with the judgement that Google had “abused its dominant position by systematically favoring” its own shopping comparison service. Today’s fine is…

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