Science Tag

According to the World Health Organisation, it is a win-win situation when women can decide for themselves when they are ready to conceive. However, for those who are not ready to conceive, several contraceptives like a patch, intrauterine system, vaginal ring, and contraceptive injection exist. The least intrusive among them is a daily contraceptive pill; however, forgetting to take any of these pills can prove...

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A magnet is a material or object that produces a magnetic field. This magnetic field is invisible but is responsible for the most notable property of a magnet: a force that pulls on other ferromagnetic materials, such as iron, and attracts or repels other magnets. Large-scale magnets capable of high magnetic fields are a core enabling technology for many areas of scientific research, medicine, imaging,...

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The arms race and principle of protectionism has given rise to autonomous weapons that are now eventually coming in a battlefield. These autonomous weapons that are generally equipped with predictive, decision-making abilities are the courtesy of artificial intelligence. The autonomous warfare's distinctive feature is to protect soldiers on the battlefield by keeping them off the battlefield. However, Justin Haner, a doctoral candidate at Northeastern University,...

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mars

Could there really be life on Mars? This question has fascinated mankind for generations. And of all the planets in the Solar System, Mars’ Earth-like qualities make it the number one candidate for exploration. The Martian year is twice as long as Earth’s, but visitors would still experience winter and summer seasons thanks to the planet’s tilted axis. Mars rotates at almost the same frequency...

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antibiotics

In recent times, medicine has led to an increase in average life expectancy which was only around 36 at the end of the 1800s. Improving the quality of life is one of the key benefits of integrating innovations into medicine and antibiotics. New medical technologies have made it possible for individuals to spend less time at hospitals for recovery and leading a healthier lifestyle. The...

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The pattern of more than 80,000 stars within the Milky Way emit a peculiar variety of colours- blue, red, green, and orange, similar to a phone or computer ‘s screen. However, you can manipulate it with your fingertips or your mouse by expanding or diminishing it. This cosmic vision was presented by Nature- the eminent British Journal who asked researchers at Northeastern University to research on...

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The Powerwall and Powerpack are rechargeable lithium-ion battery, stationary energy storage products manufactured by Tesla. The Powerwall is intended to be used for home energy storage and stores electricity for solar self-consumption, at the time of use load shifting, as backup power, and for off-the-grid use. The larger Powerpack is intended for commercial or electric utility grid use and can be used for peak shaving,...

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Often people tend to see disabled people as weak and incompetent but that’s just their thoughts limiting them from seeing beyond the disability. We are quite familiar with Helen Keller- an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She did not let her disability stand in her path of success and became the first woman to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Similarly, the legendary author...

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In the modern world, violence is inescapable and inevitable. From the Middle East to Venezuela in South America, totalitarian and despotic regimes are coming up across the world and the people are fighting back. In this struggle for relevance, for the right to rule yourself, and for the right to live a free life, millions are putting their lives on the line and millions more...

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Chemicals in food, water, and the air we consume

In West Virginia, the Tennant family who owned about 200 cattle noticed something was very wrong when their cattle started dying. After DuPont, a chemical company turned a plot near their farm into a private landfill, the animals owned by the family started falling sick.    The case against the chemical company, which was settled in 2000, revealed that the company has been using the land to...

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