Science Tag

A judge is one who is much unbiased in their decision making, one who can be trusted. To be a good judge, one has to cultivate and maintain five ethical principles – judicial aloofness and detachment, honesty and integrity, judicial independence, judicial temperament with humility, and impartiality.   However, how do you get one to like you more? This article might help you gain that plus one...

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coffee

You are asked to pick up a coffee and move it to the other side. How much would you let the coffee reach the edge? What may seem like a simple question is the topic of experimentation and contemplation for Dagmar Sternad, professor of Biology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics, and C.J. Hasson, postdoctoral researcher at Northeastern University.   The act of picking up a cup...

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Nearly all people on the globe have a great health threat caused by the pathogenic organisms. These organisms are competent in causing sickness in their host. Pathogenic organisms include bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Northeastern University hosted a lecture on infectious diseases. In developing countries, where around 80% of the population of the world live, infectious agents are the major cause of illness and death. These...

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Proxima b exoplanet

Space is infinitely enveloped with vacuum that consists of uncountable stars, asteroids, galaxies, planets, radiations (even those which are invisible to the human eye), black holes, comets, and quasars. Scientists highly believe that space may consist of many more elements or things that are yet to be discovered by long and untiring researches. It was the result of one of the untiring research and efforts...

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  Imagine yourself without all the things that you use in your daily life, like mobile phones, electricity, refrigerators, television, or vehicles. This thought only gives us a sense of reality that how we are encircled by scientific gadgets. From electric bulbs to generators or from great engines to the giant aeroplanes, everything around us is a boon of science. Science has done a great job...

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Our world is filled with creatures of all kinds who are fascinating but at the same time dangerous. Dolphins sleep with one eye open, penguins are birds but are flightless and then there are seals that can hold their breath for 2 hours. Like all the creatures I’ve mentioned here, Jellyfish is one of the most fascinating animals you will ever hear of: they are...

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Gender inequality has always been an issue faced by women all over the world. It is the most unfair and hurtful reality of the life that a mother never wants her daughter to face. The inequality can be in various forms such as education, income, customer preferences, science, and whatnot.   Women are considered to be less capable as compared to men. People think that they are...

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Who knew any category of houses would have a movement dedicated to them? Tiny houses have achieved just that with the tiny-house movement or the "small-house movement", an architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in smaller homes.   We all know minimalism is the new trend, but tiny houses take it to a whole new level. Combining small living spaces with the childhood dream of...

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misconceptions

Science is ought to raise doubts in the minds of many people. All students who study science have misconceptions about concepts even if they are scientifically proven. John Coley, an associate professor at Northeastern University claims that some students themselves agree to certain misconceptions irrespective of being biology majors or not.   In case of the ones who have a degree, they are capable of giving a...

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NASA

Somewhere, a 20- year- old has the bones of a child, somewhere, a 30- year- old woman looks like a teen and somewhere, a 36- year- old has a heart condition which forces her to wear IV bags constantly in order to take regular medications. All the above cases are happening to women all over the world, especially in countries where medical facilities and equipment...

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