Possible ‘Fifth Force’?

Groundbreaking Technique Yields Important New Details on Silicon, Subatomic Particles and Possible ‘Fifth Force’September 09, 2021ShareFacebookLinkedinTwitterEmailAs neutrons pass through a crystal, they create two different standing waves – one along atomic planes and one between them. The interaction of these waves affects the path of the neutron, revealing aspects of the crystal structure.Credit: NISTUsing a groundbreaking … Continue reading Possible ‘Fifth Force’?

FACTSHEET: RASHTRIYA SWAYAMSEVAK SANGH (RSS)

 FACTSHEET: RASHTRIYA SWAYAMSEVAK SANGH (RSS)by Bridge Initiative TeamPublished on 18 May 2021FacebookTwitterLinkedIn...IMPACT: Founded in 1925 by K.B Hedgewar, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is an Indian right-wing, Hindu nationalist, paramilitary volunteer organization. In 2020, RSS had almost 585,000 members and over 57,000 branches or sakhas, including a trade union wing (Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh), women’s wing (Rashtriya Sevika … Continue reading FACTSHEET: RASHTRIYA SWAYAMSEVAK SANGH (RSS)

Reading Savarkar: Was the Hindutva icon actually Hinduphobic?

 Reading Savarkar: Was the Hindutva icon actually Hinduphobic?He argued that Hinduism was inferior in comparison to Hindutva and that it was ‘more limited, less satisfactory and essentially a sectarian term’.Vinayak ChaturvediSep 06, 2021 · 06:30 amNarendra Modi pays tribute to Veer Savarkar on his death anniversary in 2015. | @NarendraModi via TwitterAccusations of Hinduphobia in those … Continue reading Reading Savarkar: Was the Hindutva icon actually Hinduphobic?

Hindutva Harassment Field Manual

Hindutva Harassment Field ManualWhether you are the target or a witness to a Hindu Right assault, this Field Manual by the South Asian Scholar Activist Collective offers resources for how to defend those attacked and how to educate others. This guidance was written by the South Asia Scholar Activist Collective for academics under assault. We … Continue reading Hindutva Harassment Field Manual

Being Hindu in a Hindu Rashtra

Being Hindu in a Hindu RashtraFor Hindutva, which is not a spiritual or religious world view but a doctrinaire, authoritarian political programme, Hinduism is a mere propPurushottam AgrawalNovember 8, 2019ISSUE DATE: November 18, 2019UPDATED: November 11, 2019 09:04 IST  Illustration by NILANJAN DAS  On the face of it, being Hindu in a 'Hindu rashtra' might sound good … Continue reading Being Hindu in a Hindu Rashtra

Hindutva 101

ResourcesCOVID-19 RESOURCES2020 CENSUS OUTREACHCENSUS COLORING CONTESTECO-FRIENDLY PUJA GUIDESADHANA SYLLABUSSUMMER READING CHALLENGEPROGRESSIVE PRIESTS NETWORKHINDUTVA 101: A PRIMERDifficult, but important.Talking about complex political, historical, and religious issues may seem intimidating, especially for those of us who have grown up outside India. Nevertheless, it is our responsibility to speak up. This guide is intended for Hindu-Americans who may … Continue reading Hindutva 101

HINDUTVA IS NOT HINDUISM

HomeAboutOrganizersPressRegisterATTEND HINDUTVA IS NOT HINDUISMHindu supremacists have made a concerted effort over several decades to equate their manufactured term “Hindutva” with Hinduism. From the early twentieth century onwards, they have worked hard to shield themselves from legitimate critique for their extremism by claiming to speak for a persecuted Hindu community, despite Hindus being a sizable majority … Continue reading HINDUTVA IS NOT HINDUISM

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalismThreats force several scholars to withdraw as ‘far-right fringe groups’ accuse event of being ‘anti-Hindu’Supporters and members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata party. Photograph: Jagadeesh Nv/EPA An academic conference in the US addressing Hindu nationalism is being targeted by rightwing … Continue reading Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalismThreats force several scholars to withdraw as ‘far-right fringe groups’ accuse event of being ‘anti-Hindu’Supporters and members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata party. Photograph: Jagadeesh Nv/EPA An academic conference in the US addressing Hindu nationalism is being targeted by rightwing … Continue reading Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Some of Us are Superhuman in fighting Covid

New Studies Find Evidence Of 'Superhuman' Immunity To COVID-19 In Some IndividualsFacebookTwitterFlipboardEmailSeptember 7, 20219:32 AM ETMICHAELEEN DOUCLEFFTwitter An illustration of antibodies attacking a coronavirus particle.Christoph Burgstedt/Science Photo Library /Getty ImagesSome scientists have called it "superhuman immunity" or "bulletproof." But immunologist Shane Crotty prefers "hybrid immunity.""Overall, hybrid immunity to SARS-CoV-2 appears to be impressively potent," Crotty wrote in commentary … Continue reading Some of Us are Superhuman in fighting Covid

New anti-aging company called Altos Labs

Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living foreverFunders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.by Antonio Regaladoarchive pageSeptember 4, 2021ALAMY, GETTY (BEZOS)Last October, a large group of scientists made their way to Yuri Milner’s super-mansion in the Los Altos Hills above Palo Alto. They were … Continue reading New anti-aging company called Altos Labs

Sine, Cosine, Tangent, Cotangent എന്നിവ ആദ്യമായി വിശദീകരിച്ച ഗണിത ശാസ്തജ്ഞൻ

ത്രികോണമിതി അനുപാതങ്ങളായ സൈൻ, കോസിൻ, ടാൻജന്റ്, കോട്ടജന്റ് എന്നിവ ആദ്യമായി വിശദീകരിച്ച് ഗണിത ശാസ്ത്രത്തിന്റെ കുതിപ്പിന് വഴിയൊരുക്കിയ ഗണിത, ജ്യോതി ശാസ്ത്രവിശാരദനാണ് അഹമ്മദ് ബിൻ അബ്ദുല്ല അൽമർവസി അൽഹാസിബ് എന്ന ഹബശ് അൽഹാസിബ് അൽമർവസി. പേർഷ്യൻ വാന നിരീക്ഷകനും ജ്യോതി ശാസ്ത്ര, ഭൂമി ശാസ്ത്ര, ഗണിത ശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞനായിരുന്ന ഇദ്ദേഹം അബ്ബാസി ഭരണാധികാരികളായിരുന്ന മഅ്മൂൻ, മുഅ്തസിം ഖലീഫമാരുടെ കാലത്തായിരുന്നു ജീവിച്ചിരുന്നത്. ഗണിത ശാസ്ത്രത്തിലെ തന്റെ നൈപുണ്യം കാരണമാണ് കാൽകുലേറ്റർ എന്ന അർഥത്തിലുള്ള അൽഹാസിബ് എന്ന് പേര് ലഭിച്ചത്. തുർക്കുമാനിസ്ഥാനിലെ … Continue reading Sine, Cosine, Tangent, Cotangent എന്നിവ ആദ്യമായി വിശദീകരിച്ച ഗണിത ശാസ്തജ്ഞൻ

കൊളംബസും മെഗല്ലനും ആശ്രയിച്ചത് അൽഫർഗാനിയുടെ ഭൂമിക്കണക്കുകൾ

ഒമ്പതാം നൂറ്റാണ്ടിൽ ഭൂമിയുടെയും മറ്റു ആകാശ ഗോളങ്ങളുടെയും വ്യാസവും ദൂരവും അളന്ന് ഗോളശാസ്ത്ര രംഗത്ത് വിപ്ലവങ്ങൾ തീർത്ത് ഇന്നും ശാസ്ത്രലോകത്തിന്റെ സ്മൃതി മണ്ഡലത്തിൽ വിരാചിക്കുന്ന മുസ്ലിം ശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞനാണ് അബുൽ അബ്ബാസ് അഹമ്മദ് ബിൻ മുഹമ്മദ് ബിൻ കസീർ അൽഫർഗാനി. ഏഴാം അബ്ബാസി ഖലീഫയായിരുന്ന മഅ്മൂനിന്റെ കാലത്തെ അറിയപ്പെട്ട ഗോളശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞനായിരുന്ന അദ്ദേഹം അൽഖവാരിസ്മി, ബനൂ മൂസാ, സനദ് ബിൻ അലി എന്നിവരുടെ സമകാലികനായിരുന്നു. ഉസ്ബക്കിസ്ഥാൻ പ്രിസിഡന്റ് ഇസ്ലാം കരീമോവിന്റെ ആവശ്യപ്രകാം 1998 ൽ യുനസ്‌കോയുടെ ആഭിമുഖ്യത്തിൽ അദ്ദേഹത്തിന്റെ 1200 … Continue reading കൊളംബസും മെഗല്ലനും ആശ്രയിച്ചത് അൽഫർഗാനിയുടെ ഭൂമിക്കണക്കുകൾ

ഡോ. എം.ജി.എസ്. നാരായണന്: വാരിയൻകുന്നത്ത് കുഞ്ഞഹമ്മദ് ഹാജി വീരനായ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ സമര സേനാനി ആയിരുന്നു.

ഏറനാടിന്റെ മണ്ണ് ചുവന്നത് അവിടത്തെ ജന്മിമാർ മുറുക്കിത്തുപ്പിയതു കൊണ്ടായിരുന്നില്ല, സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ ദാഹികളുടെ ചുടുചോര വീണിട്ടായിരുന്നു. എല്ലാവർക്കും അറിയാവുന്ന, പലരും സാക്ഷ്യപ്പെടുത്തിയ ചരിത്ര സത്യമാണത്. ഇന്ത്യൻ ചരിത്ര ഗവേഷണ കൗൺസിലിന്റെ (ഐ.സി.എച്ച്.ആർ) ചെയർമാൻ ആയിരുന്ന ഡോ. എം.ജി.എസ്. നാരായണന്റെ വാക്കുകൾ ശ്രദ്ധിക്കുക: വാരിയൻകുന്നത്ത് കുഞ്ഞഹമ്മദ് ഹാജി വീരനായ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ സമര സേനാനി ആയിരുന്നു. കുറച്ചു കാലത്തേക്കാണെങ്കിലും ചോര ചിന്തിയ സമരത്തിലൂടെ ബ്രിട്ടീഷുകാരെ മലബാറിൽനിന്ന് മാറ്റിനിർത്തി വാരിയൻകുന്നത്തിന്റെ നേതൃത്വത്തിൽ നാട് ഭരിച്ചു. ഇപ്പോൾ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ സമര സേനാനികളുടെ പട്ടികയിൽനിന്ന് വാരിയൻകുന്നത്തും ആലി മുസ്‌ലിയാരും ഉൾപ്പെടെയുള്ള ധീരരക്തസാക്ഷികളുടെ … Continue reading ഡോ. എം.ജി.എസ്. നാരായണന്: വാരിയൻകുന്നത്ത് കുഞ്ഞഹമ്മദ് ഹാജി വീരനായ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ സമര സേനാനി ആയിരുന്നു.

Story of the First Picture of a Black Hole

How Was the First Picture of a Black Hole Taken?Recently, we were treated to the very first image of a black hole. And a lot of people, observatories and methods helped make that possible.By  Matthew S. WilliamsMay 01, 2019       EHTOn Wednesday, April 10th, the world was treated to something unprecedented - the first-ever image of a black hole! … Continue reading Story of the First Picture of a Black Hole

Tips and Tricks

 How to Disable Windows Defender on your computer using PowerShellBy Jeet On Oct 8, 2020  ShareMicrosoft’s Windows 10 operating system comes pre-installed with Microsoft Defender Antivirus software that protects your computer from viruses, ransomware, spyware, rootkits, and other such attacks.Although the service is meant for protection, sometimes it becomes a hindrance to a particular task even when it’s safe. … Continue reading Tips and Tricks

Circumcision:It suits Hindus also

NEW DELHI: Fear of raking up a communal controversy has made the health ministry keep mum about an international study which suggests that circumcised men are less prone to HIV infection.While the study - which says HIV rates among those not circumcised are two to eight times higher than in those groups which practice circumcision … Continue reading Circumcision:It suits Hindus also

Injectable Chips Use Ultrasound to Monitor Body

Tiny, Wireless, Injectable Chips Use Ultrasound to Monitor Body ProcessesColumbia Engineers develop the smallest single-chip system that is a complete functioning electronic circuit; implantable chips visible only in a microscope point the way to developing chips that can be injected into the body with a hypodermic needle to monitor medical conditionsMAY 12 2021 | BY … Continue reading Injectable Chips Use Ultrasound to Monitor Body

Aluminum-Ion Battery Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion

Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range BreakthroughMichael TaylorContributorTransportationLong experienced in auto journalism, Taylor is based in Italy.Follow A breakthrough graphene aluminum-ion battery technology could blow lithium-ion away for power, ... [+] GRAPHENE MANUFACTURING GROUPRange anxiety, recycling and fast-charging fears could all be consigned to electric-vehicle history with a nanotech-driven … Continue reading Aluminum-Ion Battery Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion

UN says India must halt mass evictions of 100,000

India must halt mass eviction that threatens to leave 100,000 homeless – UN expertsin Human Rights — by Press Release — 16/07/2021Share:Share onWhatsAppShare onFacebookShare onTwitterShare onTelegramShare onRedditShare onEmailGENEVA (16 July 2021) – UN human rights experts* today called on India to halt evictions of some 100,000 people – including 20,000 children – that began this week in the midst of monsoon … Continue reading UN says India must halt mass evictions of 100,000

DARUL ULOOM DEOBAND’S FATWA ABOUT SAAD KANDHLAWI

AN ANALYSIS OF DARUL ULOOM DEOBAND’S FATWA ABOUT MAULANA SAAD KANDHLAWIDECEMBER 21, 2016 ISLAMREIGNS 10 COMMENTSDue to the letters and questions regarding some of the incorrect ideologies and thoughts and the questionable Bayaans of Janaab Moulana Saad Saheb Kandhelwi received from within the country as well as from beyond, with the signatures of senior Asaatizah Kiraam and … Continue reading DARUL ULOOM DEOBAND’S FATWA ABOUT SAAD KANDHLAWI

At last! Environment friendly plastic polymer breaks down in sunlight and air

Degradable plastic polymer breaks down in sunlight and airPosted on July 9, 2021 by Amy McDermottMost plastic persists in the environment. A recently developed polymer degrades in a week and doesn’t leave microplastics behind. Image credit: Shutterstock/Larina MarinaPlastic trash chokes shorelines and oceans, in part because plastic polymers do not easily decompose. But a new kind of environmentally degradable … Continue reading At last! Environment friendly plastic polymer breaks down in sunlight and air

Mathematics in medieval Islam

Mathematics in medieval IslamFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   Jump to navigationJump to search A page from The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing by Al-KhwarizmiMathematics during the Golden Age of Islam, especially during the 9th and 10th centuries, was built on Greek mathematics (Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius) and Indian mathematics (Aryabhata, Brahmagupta). Important progress was made, such as full development of the decimal place-value system to include decimal fractions, the first … Continue reading Mathematics in medieval Islam

Arabic mathematics : forgotten brilliance?

Arabic mathematics : forgotten brilliance?Recent research paints a new picture of the debt that we owe to Arabic/Islamic mathematics. Certainly many of the ideas which were previously thought to have been brilliant new conceptions due to European mathematicians of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are now known to have been developed by Arabic/Islamic mathematicians … Continue reading Arabic mathematics : forgotten brilliance?

Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath of the 9th century

Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath of the 9th centuryUFUK NECAT TASCI30 APR 2021 What would you like to learn more about?TopicsGlobalIslamic Golden AgeIslamic ScienceAstronomyMathematicsRelatedWater found on possible habitable planetExclusive: Mogherini under fire over stink in Lebanon from EU cashLibya in the African context‘How do you fast in Space?’ and other questions you have about … Continue reading Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath of the 9th century

Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath

Toggle navigation   SHARE NEWS MAGAZINEThabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath of the 9th centuryUFUK NECAT TASCI30 APR 2021 What would you like to learn more about?TopicsGlobalIslamic Golden AgeIslamic ScienceAstronomyMathematicsRelatedWater found on possible habitable planetExclusive: Mogherini under fire over stink in Lebanon from EU cashLibya in the African context‘How do you fast in Space?’ and other questions you have … Continue reading Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath

Muslim Contribution to the Geometry

Muslim Contribution to the Geometry February 5, 2013  0 By Islamic-study.orgThe greatest scientific contribution Muslims made to the world is the creation of mathematical science. Algebra, geometry, algorithm and arithmetic are at the heart of every scientific and social aspect of life.There is hardly a single device, business entity, industry, architecture built without the Arabic numerals, the decimal … Continue reading Muslim Contribution to the Geometry

Korean scientists may have found a way to desalinate seawater faster

Nanofiber Membrane Filters 99.9% of Salt from Seawater within MinutesThe nanofiber membrane upheld a 99.9% salt rejection rate for a month.By  Ameya PalejaJul 06, 2021       Schematic of the electrospinning device used to make this nanofiber membraneElsevierThe World Health Organization estimates that over 785 million people lack a clean source of drinking water. Even though 71 percent of … Continue reading Korean scientists may have found a way to desalinate seawater faster

New Chinese technology combines wood, bacteria, sunlight to purify water

New technology combines wood, bacteria, sunlight to purify waterByBrooks Hays  The new water-purification device features a top layer of light-absorbing carbon nanotubes, a middle layer of insulating glass bubbles and a bottom layer water-transporting wood. Photo by Qing-Fang Guan, et al. / Nano Letters 2020July 8 (UPI) -- Engineers have developed a new wood-based steam generator that … Continue reading New Chinese technology combines wood, bacteria, sunlight to purify water

China compels Muslim Uighurs to work in shoe factory that supplies Nike

  The posters on the wall alongside the Qingdao Taekwang Shoes Co. factory — the side where the Uighur workers enter and exit, and live in dorms — feature Communist Party propaganda extolling “China dream” and “Uphold national spirit to unite and make all of China strong.” Another says: “All ethnicities are united as one family.” … Continue reading China compels Muslim Uighurs to work in shoe factory that supplies Nike

Massive human head from China forces scientists to rethink evolution

Massive human head in Chinese well forces scientists to rethink evolution‘Dragon man’ skull reveals new branch of family tree more closely related to modern humans than NeanderthalsChinese researchers have called the skull, found in Harbin in the north, Homo longi, or ‘Dragon man’, but other experts are more cautious about naming a new species. Photograph: Wei … Continue reading Massive human head from China forces scientists to rethink evolution

How to get root on Linux with a seven-year-old bug

Privilege escalation with polkit: Kevin Backhousepolkit is a system service installed by default on many Linux distributions. It’s used by systemd, so any Linux distribution that uses systemd also uses polkit. As a member of GitHub Security Lab, my job is to help improve the security of open source software by finding and reporting vulnerabilities. A few weeks ago, … Continue reading How to get root on Linux with a seven-year-old bug

NASA’s moon rocket

SLS: First view of Nasa's assembled 'megarocket'By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News websitePublished12 JuneShareRelated TopicsArtemisIMAGE COPYRIGHTNASAimage captionThe core stage and twin booster rockets stand taller than the Statue of Liberty (minus its pedestal)Nasa has assembled the first of its powerful Space Launch System (SLS) rockets, which will carry humans to the Moon this decade.On … Continue reading NASA’s moon rocket

Bitcoin transactions are more transparent than cash

Colonial Pipeline investigation upends idea that Bitcoin is untraceableJune 9, 2021 at 4:35 pm Updated June 9, 2021 at 7:28 pm  People mill about outside the Bitcoin 2021 confab in Miami on June 4. The FBI’s recovery of bitcoins paid in the Colonial Pipeline ransomware... (Alfonso Duran / The New York Times) More Skip AdBy NICOLE PERLROTH, KATIE BENNER and Erin GriffithThe New … Continue reading Bitcoin transactions are more transparent than cash

Pupil Size is a Marker of Intelligence?

Pupil Size Is a Marker of IntelligenceThere is a surprising correlation between baseline pupil size and several measures of cognitive abilityBy Jason S. Tsukahara, Alexander P. Burgoyne, Randall W. Engle on June 2, 2021   Credit: Erik Von Weber Getty ImagesIt has been said that “the eyes are the window to the soul,” but new research suggests that they may be a window to … Continue reading Pupil Size is a Marker of Intelligence?

Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate May 17, 2021146 Comments In a Twitter discussion last week on ransomware attacks, KrebsOnSecurity noted that virtually all ransomware strains have a built-in failsafe designed to cover the backsides of the malware purveyors: They simply will not install on a Microsoft Windows computer that already has one of many types of virtual keyboards installed — … Continue reading Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

Gaza:Recent bombings by Israel have caused a Mental Health Crisis

A New Mental Health Crisis Is Raging in GazaRecent bombings by Israel have caused more than just physical traumaBy Yasser Abu Jamei on June 4, 2021   Civil defense workers pore through rubble on May 16, 2021, in the aftermath of an Israeli bombing. Credit: Fatima Shbair Getty Images“Have you ever seen a six-month old baby with exaggerated startle response?” One of … Continue reading Gaza:Recent bombings by Israel have caused a Mental Health Crisis

A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine

A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine Could Debut SoonFacebookTwitterFlipboardEmailJune 6, 20216:02 AM ETHeard on All Things ConsideredJOE PALCA TwitterFacebookLISTEN· 4:084-Minute ListenAdd toPLAYLISTDownloadEmbed Transcript  A vial of the experimental Novavax coronavirus vaccine is ready for use in a London study in 2020. Novavax's vaccine candidate contains a noninfectious bit of the virus — the spike protein — with a … Continue reading A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer’s

Explained: Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer's disease and row over approvalEarly in November 2020, the drug was denied approval after a marathon seven-hour long virtual meeting with the federal medical panel disagreeing with the claims.ADVERTISEMENTIndia Today Web Desk New DelhiJune 9, 2021UPDATED: June 9, 2021 16:55 IST  Aducanumab will be sold under the brand name of Aduhelm. … Continue reading Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer’s

Facebook is grappling with a reputation crisis in the Middle East

Facebook battles reputation crisis in the Middle East“Users are feeling that they are being censored, getting limited distribution, and ultimately silenced,” one Facebook senior software engineer said.Nick Clegg, Head of Policy at Facebook, speaks on stage during the DLD (Digital Life Design) innovation conference in Munich, Bavaria on Jan. 20, 2020.Lino Mirgeler / dpa/picture alliance … Continue reading Facebook is grappling with a reputation crisis in the Middle East

Nestlé says majority of its food portfolio is unhealthy

Nestlé says majority of its food portfolio is unhealthyInternal document says brands underperform against ‘external definitions of health’ amid consumer pressureMon, May 31, 2021, 10:05Judith EvansNestlé has acknowledged in an internal document that more than 60 per cent of its mainstream food and drinks products do not meet a “recognised definition of health”. Photograph: Bryan … Continue reading Nestlé says majority of its food portfolio is unhealthy

Zinc Batteries are the Future

Share on linkedin Share on mailto This energy storage facility under construction in southeast England uses lithium-ion batteries.CHRIS RATCLIFFE/BLOOMBERG/GETTY IMAGES Batteries used in hearing aids could be key to the future of renewable energyBy Robert F. ServiceMay. 27, 2021 , 10:30 AMIf necessity is the mother of invention, potential profit has to be the father. Both incentives are driving … Continue reading Zinc Batteries are the Future

Enigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands

Trending Latest Sections   Boha 3's meandering lines. (C & Y Oetheimer, Archaeological Research in Asia, 2021)HUMANSEnigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands PETER DOCKRILL26 MAY 2021Hidden in the vast, arid expanses of India's Thar Desert lie mysterious old drawings carved into the land.These newly discovered designs are of such immense scale, … Continue reading Enigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands

Chinese hackers posing as the UN Human Rights Council are attacking Uyghurs

 Chinese-speaking hackers are targeting Uyghur Muslims with fake United Nations reports and phony support organizations, according to a new report.by Patrick Howell O'Neillarchive pageMay 27, 2021AP PHOTO/MARK SCHIEFELBEINChinese-speaking hackers are masquerading as the United Nations in ongoing cyber-attacks against Uyghurs, according to the cybersecurity firms Check Point and Kaspersky. Researchers identified an attack in which hackers posing … Continue reading Chinese hackers posing as the UN Human Rights Council are attacking Uyghurs

Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic minority in China, targeted via fake foundations

 May 27, 2021Introduction During the past year, Check Point Research (CPR), in cooperation with Kaspersky’s GReAT, have been tracking an ongoing attack targeting a small group of Uyghur individuals located in Xinjiang and Pakistan. Considerable effort was put into disguising the payloads, whether by creating delivery documents that appear to be originating from the United Nations … Continue reading Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic minority in China, targeted via fake foundations

Scientists Say They Have the Answer to Vaccine Induced Blood Clots

Why might AstraZeneca and J&J vaccines cause blood clots? A health worker holds a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine inside a Catholic church turned into a vaccination centre in Manila on May 21, 2021.   -   Copyright  TED ALJIBE/AFPSHARE THIS ARTICLEBy Pascale Davies  •  Updated: 27/05/2021TEXT SIZEAaAa Rare fatal blood clots linked to the COVID-19 vaccines AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have caused … Continue reading Scientists Say They Have the Answer to Vaccine Induced Blood Clots

Facebook’s AI treats Palestinian activists like it treats American Black activists. It blocks them.

Facebook’s AI treats Palestinian activists like it treats American Black activists. It blocks them.Elizabeth Dwoskin, Gerrit De Vynck  3 days ago Like|   12Liberal Media Scream: 'Some things may be true even if Donald Trump said them'100 bullets fired in mass shooting that left 2 dead, 20 hurt at birthday bash: PoliceJust days after violent conflict erupted in Israel … Continue reading Facebook’s AI treats Palestinian activists like it treats American Black activists. It blocks them.

Why Lakshadweep’s New ‘Reforms’ May Enable Autocracy

Why Lakshadweep’s New ‘Reforms’ May Enable ‘Autocratic’ RuleAn insidious attempt to invest autocratic powers in the UT’s administration has begun to take root: Shashi TharoorSHASHI THAROORPublished: 25 May 2021, 8:34 PM ISTOPINION4 min readiShareShareShareShareShareCommentsOn a February evening in New Delhi, Hamdullah Sayeed, a former parliamentary colleague and the current chief of the Lakshadweep Pradesh Congress Committee, … Continue reading Why Lakshadweep’s New ‘Reforms’ May Enable Autocracy

Why Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel is target of public outcry

Mismanaging COVID, anti-culture reforms: Why Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel is target of public outcryIndia Times Now DigitalUpdated May 26, 2021 | 11:52 IST Patel has drafted a series of reforms that have caused widespread resentment among the islands' constituents. The idyllic islands of Lakshadweep.  |  Photo Credit: TwitterKEY HIGHLIGHTSAt the heart of this resentment is the new Draft Lakshadweep Development … Continue reading Why Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel is target of public outcry

#SaveLakshadweep #BoycottAmul

ജനങ്ങളുടെ വരുമാനം മാർഗ്ഗം ഇല്ലാതാക്കിയും പാൽ ഉത്പാദനം നിർത്തലാക്കിയും ലക്ഷദ്വീപിൽ വിറ്റഴിക്കാൻ ഒരുങ്ങുന്ന അമൂൽ ഉത്പന്നങ്ങൾ ബഹിഷ്കരിക്കാനാണ് ദ്വീപ് നിവാസികളുടെ തീരുമാനം. അവരോടൊപ്പം ഐക്യപ്പെട്ട് അമൂൽ ഉത്പന്നങ്ങൾ ബഹിഷ്കരിക്കാൻ ഓരോ ആളുകളും തീരുമാനിച്ചാൽ അതൊരു സമരമാവും.#SaveLakshadweepഅമിത് ഷായുടെ മകൻ പുതിയ വലിയ റിസോർട്ടാണ് അവിടെ പണിയുന്നത് , ലക്ഷദീപ് മൊത്തം അവന്റെ ടൂറിസ്റ്റ് കേന്ദ്രമാക്കാനാ പുതിയ പരിപാടി.നമ്മളെല്ലാം പൊട്ടൻമാർ , ഗുജറാത്തികൾ നല്ല ബിസ്സിനസ്സുകാരാണ്. ഇതിന് അവർക്ക് മത ഭ്രാന്തുണ്ടാക്കി ഭരണം പിടിച്ച് എല്ലാ പവറും അവൻമാരുടെ … Continue reading #SaveLakshadweep #BoycottAmul

Kyrie Irving observing Ramadan

Kyrie Irving’s recent conversion puts a spotlight on athletes observing RamadanBy Religion News Service  Updated May 7, 2021, 6:25pm MDTShare this storyShare this on Facebook (opens in new window)Share this on Twitter (opens in new window)SHAREAll sharing optionsBrooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving handles the ball during an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Thursday, May 6, 2021. Tony … Continue reading Kyrie Irving observing Ramadan

Barcelona installs Spain’s first solar energy pavement

Photovoltaic ground installation part of move to increase capacity close to where it’s most needed, in citiesThe 50 sq metres of non-slip solar panels, installed in a small park in the Glòries area of the city, will generate 7,560kWh a year, enough to supply three households. Photograph: Stephen Burgen/The Guardian Stephen Burgen in BarcelonaThu 29 Apr 2021 16.19 … Continue reading Barcelona installs Spain’s first solar energy pavement

Scientists Create Record-Breaking Laser With Mind Blowing Power

The laser pulse's power is comparable to "focusing all the sunlight reaching Earth to a spot of 10 microns"—the size of a speck of dust.SWBy Sarah Wells6.5.21ShareTweetSnapIMAGE: CHANG HEE NAM, CORELSAbstractABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs.SEE MORE →Some scientific achievements are large and flashy—like imposing robots—while others are incredibly small, fast, and nearly … Continue reading Scientists Create Record-Breaking Laser With Mind Blowing Power

Oracle technology is used by the police and military in China.

HOW A CHINESE SURVEILLANCE BROKER BECAME ORACLE’S “PARTNER OF THE YEAR”A network of local resellers helps funnel Oracle technology to the police and military in China.Mara HvistendahlApril 22 2021, 12:30 p.m.A cyclist rides past a signage displayed outside Oracle’s building at Zhongguancun Software Park on Aug. 30, 2020, in Beijing. Photo: VCG via Getty ImagesBANNERS PRINTED FOR the … Continue reading Oracle technology is used by the police and military in China.

Scientists develop transparent wood that is stronger and lighter than glass

 bookTwitterPinterestRedditLinkedInEmailBob McDonald's blog: a simple procedure results in see-through wood Bob McDonald · CBC Radio · Posted: Feb 05, 2021 3:22 PM ET | Last Updated: February 6 A flower is visible behind a piece of the transparent material. (Qinqin Xia, University of Maryland/Science Advances)Researchers at the University of Maryland have turned ordinary sheets of wood into transparent material that is nearly as clear … Continue reading Scientists develop transparent wood that is stronger and lighter than glass

Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety

Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety 42A thermally modulated battery for mass-market electric vehicles without range anxiety and with unsurpassed safety, low cost, and containing no cobalt, is being developed by a team of Penn State engineers. IMAGE: CHAO-YANG WANG'S LAB, PENN STATE A'ndrea Elyse MesserJanuary 18, 2021UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Range anxiety, the … Continue reading Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety

India Is Targeting Defenders of Indigenous Rights as ‘Terrorists’

India Is Targeting Defenders of Indigenous Rights as ‘Terrorists’Adivasis and their allies are being persecuted for protesting development that destroys the environmentBy Virginius Xaxa on January 4, 2021   Adivasi woman signs a petition with her thumbprint during a campaign to organize. Credit: Joerg Boethling AlamyOn October 8, 2020, Indian authorities arrested Stan Swamy, an 83-year-old Jesuit priest affected by Parkinson’s disease, … Continue reading India Is Targeting Defenders of Indigenous Rights as ‘Terrorists’

Zoom helps governments like China to censor people

ow Zoom violated its own terms of service for access to China's marketLike global tech companies before it, Zoom caved to the Chinese government, even when it meant overlooking basic human rights.Zoom helps people connect — but it also helps governments like China's surveil and censor people.Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via Getty Images file Dec. 23, … Continue reading Zoom helps governments like China to censor people

Drug ISRIB is a Memory Enhancer, Anti Cancer Agent, Protects Hearing and Perhaps has anti Aging Effects

Aging Mice Have Memory And Cognitive Declines Reversed With An Experimental DrugRebecca CoffeyContributorScienceI'm interested in the nexus of evolution, health, and behavior. A small-molecule drug named ISRIB quickly and safely restores to old mice youthful levels of cognitive function. Alphabet Inc,’s Biotech Firm Calico holds the license to ISRIB. The anti-aging properties of ISRIB (pronounced “iz-rib”) were … Continue reading Drug ISRIB is a Memory Enhancer, Anti Cancer Agent, Protects Hearing and Perhaps has anti Aging Effects

LiquidPiston Rotary Engine

 MARKETS TECHNOLOGYABOUT US NEWS INVESTCAREERSCONTACTLIQUIDPISTON ENGINESARE TAKING OFF10X MORE POWER, 30% MORE EFFICIENTWATCH US FLYENGINES FOR VEHICLES AND POWER GENERATION.LEARN MOREFeatured on Discovery ChannelENGINES DESIGNED FOR APPLICATIONS WHERE LESS IS MORE Less weight, space, vibration, noise, fuel consumption… More power. Building on over 15 years of R&D, LiquidPiston provides a power solution that can scale to address the needs of … Continue reading LiquidPiston Rotary Engine

Will a New Glass Battery Hammer the Last Nail on the Coffin of Oil?

Will a New Glass Battery Accelerate the End of Oil?New low-cost, nonflammable, high-capacity, rapid-charging solid-state battery could pose threat to the internal combustion engineBy Mark AndersonPhoto: Cockrell School of EngineeringJohn Goodenough, coinventor of the lithium-ion battery, heads a team of researchers developing the technology that could one day supplant it.AdvertisementEditor's PicksA Glass Battery That Keeps Getting … Continue reading Will a New Glass Battery Hammer the Last Nail on the Coffin of Oil?

New World Record in Solar Cell Efficiency with perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell

Scientists Just Set a New World Record in Solar Cell Efficiency DAVID NIELD14 DECEMBER 2020Improving the efficiency of solar cells can make a huge difference to the amount of energy produced from the same surface area and the same amount of sunshine, and another world record has been beaten in the push for better yields.Researchers have now hit … Continue reading New World Record in Solar Cell Efficiency with perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell

Best Linux for Gaming

Best Linux Distributions Crafted Specifically for GamingLast updated October 29, 2020 By Munif Tanjim 61 CommentsLong gone are the times when gaming on Linux was next to impossible. In fact, gaming on Linux has grown quite stable in recent years. Although there are hundreds of Linux distros, all with different ideals and for various purposes, distros … Continue reading Best Linux for Gaming

Bionic Eye Tech Learns Its ABCs

Bionic Eye Tech Learns Its ABCsAn experiment stimulates monkeys' brains to generate shape perceptionsBy Simon Makin on December 4, 2020    Credit: AlamyJens Naumann was 17 when an accident sent a fragment of metal from a railway line flying into his left eye. Three years later, a metal sliver from a snowmobile clutch destroyed his right … Continue reading Bionic Eye Tech Learns Its ABCs

CAIR Warns American Muslims Against Travel to France, Condemns Macron’s ‘Hypocritical’ Attempt to Suppress Boycott Campaign

CAIR Warns American Muslims Against Travel to France, Condemns Macron’s ‘Hypocritical’ Attempt to Suppress Boycott Campaign Ibrahim Hooper October 27, 2020 10:47 am  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/27/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today issued a travel advisory warning American Muslims against traveling to France amid the … Continue reading CAIR Warns American Muslims Against Travel to France, Condemns Macron’s ‘Hypocritical’ Attempt to Suppress Boycott Campaign

CAIR Calls on U.S. Religious Freedom Commission (USCIFR) to Probe France’s Anti-Religion Laws and ‘Collective Punishment’ of French Muslim Community

CAIR Calls on U.S. Religious Freedom Commission (USCIFR) to Probe France’s Anti-Religion Laws and ‘Collective Punishment’ of French Muslim Community Ayan Ajeen October 22, 2020 12:27 pm  American Muslim civil rights group says French government has a long history of turning anti-Muslim bigotry into government policy  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/22/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), … Continue reading CAIR Calls on U.S. Religious Freedom Commission (USCIFR) to Probe France’s Anti-Religion Laws and ‘Collective Punishment’ of French Muslim Community

CAIR Condemns President Macron’s Attempt to Dictate Islamic Principles to French Muslims

CAIR Condemns President Macron’s Attempt to Dictate Islamic Principles to French Muslims Ibrahim Hooper November 19, 2020 3:20 pm  (WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/19/2020) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned French President Emmanuel Macron’s attempt to dictate the principles of the Islamic faith after he issued … Continue reading CAIR Condemns President Macron’s Attempt to Dictate Islamic Principles to French Muslims

China as the new data champion

80  Read in JapaneseDivided internetChina and USswitch places as data powerhouseThe internet, a technology that was supposed to bring the world together, has deep fissures running through it. With worsening international relations, national borders have started to delay the spread of information. With the term “splinternet” entering the common lexicon to describe the fragmentation of the internet, Nikkei … Continue reading China as the new data champion

China rises as world’s data superpower as internet fractures

China rises as world's data superpower as internet fracturesAsian 'data sphere' gives the country twice the information flows of the USPeople view laptop computers from Chinese tech firm Huawei at an expo in Beijing. China has quickly become a data superpower.   © APTORU TSUNASHIMA, Nikkei staff writerNovember 24, 2020 06:23 JSTUpdated on November 25, … Continue reading China rises as world’s data superpower as internet fractures

Why I Am Logging Out of All Reliance Businesses

An Open Letter to Mukesh Ambani, CMD, Reliance Industries Binu S Thomas25 November 2020 122      Dear Mukeshbhai,  Thirty-five years ago, back in 1985 as a 23-year-old reporter freelancing for an international weekly news magazine, I had the privilege of sitting down with your late father Dhirubhai Ambani for a one-on-one interview. Dressed in immaculate white safari suit and seated … Continue reading Why I Am Logging Out of All Reliance Businesses

Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping Slave Uighur labor in China

Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in ChinaApple wants to water down key provisions of the bill, which would hold U.S. companies accountable for using Uighur forced labor, according to two congressional staffersA police station by the front gate of the Artux City Vocational Skills Education Training Service Center in … Continue reading Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping Slave Uighur labor in China

A Nobel Prize Brings Black Holes to Light

A Nobel Prize is just the latest proof that a concept rejected by Einstein in 1939 has become one of the hottest topics in physicsBy Avi Loeb on November 7, 2020Illustration of a black hole shredding a star. Credit: Mark Garlick Getty ImagesWith black holes, what you see is not what you get. The ring of light visible around a … Continue reading A Nobel Prize Brings Black Holes to Light

Asia forms world’s biggest trade bloc, excluding U.S. and India

 PUBLISHED SUN, NOV 15 20202:38 AM EST KEY POINTSFifteen Asia-Pacific economies formed the world’s largest free trade bloc on Sunday, a China-backed deal that excludes the United States.The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed at a regional summit in Hanoi.RCEP may cement China’s position more firmly as an economic partner with Southeast Asia, Japan and … Continue reading Asia forms world’s biggest trade bloc, excluding U.S. and India

‘Boycott French products’ launched over Macron’s Anti Islam comments

Several Arab companies withdraw French products from supermarkets in response to Macron’s statements on Islam.Empty shelves cleared of French products after Kuwaiti supermarkets declared a boycott of French goods. Kuwait City, October 25, 2020 [Ahmed Hagagy/Reuters] (Reuters)25 Oct 2020 Several Arab trade associations have announced a boycott of French products, in response to recent comments made … Continue reading ‘Boycott French products’ launched over Macron’s Anti Islam comments

Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the great champions whose glory all Muslims enjoy sharing.

 Every generation has its sporting heroes, some of whom transcend the sports they are famous for and use their platform to do good that is far bigger than them. For a globally persecuted community, reviled and degraded at every turn by politicians and the mainstream media in the West and elsewhere, Muslims have often sought comfort … Continue reading Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the great champions whose glory all Muslims enjoy sharing.

Why the Muslim Middle East Supports China’s Xinjiang Crackdown

Much as peace in Palestine has become less important to the Arab Gulf states’ foreign relations, so too does the Middle East’s silence on Xinjiang suggest that today’s regional governments are willing to compromise on peripheral interests if it means ensuring core ones.by Adam Lammon Follow AdamLammon on TwitterL What is it that led Muslim leaders in Bahrain, … Continue reading Why the Muslim Middle East Supports China’s Xinjiang Crackdown

Muslim man denied German citizenship over handshake

 By Jackie SaloOctober 19, 2020 | 3:26pm Enlarge ImageGetty Images/iStockphoto  A German court ruled a Muslim man should be denied citizenship after he refused to shake the hand of a female immigration official due to religious reasons.The 40-year-old unidentified doctor from Lebanon applied for citizenship in 2012 and then aced the exam with a perfect score, German newspaper Deutsche Welle (DW) … Continue reading Muslim man denied German citizenship over handshake

Was Columbus’ Voyage to the “New World” Driven by Islamophobia?

HISTORYWas Columbus’ Voyage to the “New World” Driven by Islamophobia?Popular views of the explorer see him as intrepid adventurer or bungling murderer. But he was also a religious crusader.By REBECCA ONIONOCT 12, 20205:55 AMTWEETSHARECOMMENTA hagiographic take of Christopher Columbus’ arrival. Photos.com/Getty Images PlusSlate has relationships with various online retailers. If you buy something through our links, Slate … Continue reading Was Columbus’ Voyage to the “New World” Driven by Islamophobia?

Computer Scientists Break Traveling Salesperson Record

After 44 years, there’s finally a better way to find approximate solutions to the notoriously difficult traveling salesperson problem.6 READ LATERIslenia Mil for Quanta MagazineErica KlarreichContributing CorrespondentOctober 8, 2020VIEW PDF/PRINT MODEAlgorithmsComputational ComplexityComputer ScienceMathematicsPolynomialsTraveling Salesperson ProblemAll topicsWhen Nathan Klein started graduate school two years ago, his advisers proposed a modest plan: to work together on one of the most famous, … Continue reading Computer Scientists Break Traveling Salesperson Record

This Twist on Schrödinger’s Cat Paradox Has Major Implications for Quantum Theory

A laboratory demonstration of the classic “Wigner’s friend” thought experiment could overturn cherished assumptions about realityBy Zeeya Merali on August 17, 2020  Credit: Getty ImagesWhat does it feel like to be both alive and dead?       10 Sec     That question irked and inspired Hungarian-American physicist Eugene Wigner in the 1960s. He was frustrated by the paradoxes arising from the vagaries of quantum mechanics—the … Continue reading This Twist on Schrödinger’s Cat Paradox Has Major Implications for Quantum Theory

How Many Aliens Are in the Milky Way? Astronomers Turn to Statistics for Answers

The tenets of Thomas Bayes, an 18th-century statistician and minister, underpin the latest estimates of the prevalence of extraterrestrial lifeBy Anil Ananthaswamy on July 16, 2020  Credit: Zihao Chen Getty ImagesIn the 12th episode of Cosmos, which aired on December 14, 1980, the program’s co-creator and host Carl Sagan introduced television viewers to astronomer Frank Drake’s eponymous equation. Using it, he calculated the … Continue reading How Many Aliens Are in the Milky Way? Astronomers Turn to Statistics for Answers

CAIR Welcomes Dept. of Labor Report Exposing Arbitrary Detention of Uyghurs, Other Muslim Minorities in China

CAIR Welcomes Dept. of Labor Report Exposing Arbitrary Detention of Uyghurs, Other Muslim Minorities in ChinaAyan AjeenOctober 6, 20203:48 pm(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/6/20) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) report on Uyghur detainment in China, entitled “Against Their … Continue reading CAIR Welcomes Dept. of Labor Report Exposing Arbitrary Detention of Uyghurs, Other Muslim Minorities in China

Revolutionary nano-diamond batteries last for ever

Interview: The NDB team on its revolutionary nano-diamond batteriesBy Loz BlainAugust 25, 2020FacebookTwitterFlipboardLinkedInNano diamond batteries: each one generates its own power for decades, even millennia, using recycled nuclear waste safely packaged in crash-proof, tamper-proof diamondNDBVIEW 3 IMAGES A cheap, safe, self-charging battery that delivers high power for decades without ever needing a charge? That's a game changer. … Continue reading Revolutionary nano-diamond batteries last for ever

Sync your calendar with the solar system

Sync your calendar with the solar system  Add the calendar on Google  (We won’t save any of your private information when you add this calendar to your device.) September 22Autumnal equinoxThe autumnal equinox is one of two points in Earth’s orbit where the sun creates equal periods of daytime and nighttime across the globe. Many mark it as … Continue reading Sync your calendar with the solar system

When Voyager 2 Calls Home, Earth won’t Be Able to Answer for next 11 months

When Voyager 2 Calls Home, Earth Soon Won’t Be Able to AnswerNASA will spend 11 months upgrading the only piece of its Deep Space Network that can send commands to the probe, which has crossed into interstellar space.Antennas belonging to the Deep Space Network complex in Canberra, Australia.Credit...Canberra Deep Space Communication ComplexBy Shannon StironePublished March 4, 2020Updated March … Continue reading When Voyager 2 Calls Home, Earth won’t Be Able to Answer for next 11 months

KIDS MAY BE USING LAPTOPS MADE WITH FORCED LABOR THIS FALL

KIDS MAY BE USING LAPTOPS MADE WITH FORCED LABOR THIS FALLThe Lenovo computers were manufactured under a Chinese government program to provide cheap labor from persecuted Uyghurs.Mara Hvistendahl, Lee FangAugust 21 2020, 2:30 p.m. THE ONGOING PERSECUTION by the Chinese government of Uyghur Muslims is far from a distant problem. Recent reporting has identified Uyghur forced labor in the … Continue reading KIDS MAY BE USING LAPTOPS MADE WITH FORCED LABOR THIS FALL

With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off



With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off

Oxis Energy’s design promises outstanding energy density, manufacturability, and safetyBy Mark CrittendenAdvertisementEditor's PicksLong-lasting Lithium-Sulfur Battery Promises to Double EV RangeLithium-Sulfur Battery Project Aims to Double the Range of Electric AirplanesAn Electric Car Battery That Will Get You From Paris to Brussels and BackPhoto-illustration: Edmon de HaroElectric aircraft … Continue reading With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off



Wigner’s Quantum paradox points to shaky foundations of reality

re on mailto Not just “philosophical mumbo-jumbo”: An experiment shows how facts may depend on the observer. DAVIDE BONAZZI/SALZMAN ARTQuantum paradox points to shaky foundations of realityBy George MusserAug. 17, 2020 , 11:20 AMNearly 60 years ago, the Nobel Prize–winning physicist Eugene Wigner captured one of the many oddities of quantum mechanics in a thought experiment. He imagined … Continue reading Wigner’s Quantum paradox points to shaky foundations of reality

Free Uyghurs from forced labor in China

Free Uyghurs from forced labor in China5.1K9991253632 OverviewUpdates EmbedRead Rahima’s story.Freedom United denounces prejudice against Chinese people, particularly in the U.S., linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, reports of the persecution and forced labor of Uyghurs and other marginalized groups in China during the COVID-19 pandemic have increased. —“If the government tells you to work, you go.” — Uyghur … Continue reading Free Uyghurs from forced labor in China

Save Uighur Muslims

Home About Us News & Commentary Press Releases UHRP Reports and Briefings UHRP in the News Blog Donate 中文You are hereHomeWHAT YOU CAN DO 6 things you can do to help Uyghurs in a time of genocideContact your Congressional representatives to urge them to co-sponsor the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention ActJoin the Uyghur Lobby Days in August 2020 supporting the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. Sign up here.Endorse the global campaign … Continue reading Save Uighur Muslims

Lattice Confinement Fusion

Spacecraft of the Future Could Be Powered By Lattice Confinement FusionNASA researchers demonstrate the ability to fuse atoms inside room-temperature metalsBy Michael KoziolPhoto: NASADeuterons have been forced into the atomic lattice structures of these samples of erbium used in NASA's fusion experiments.AdvertisementEditor's PicksChina Says Its Mars Landing Technology Is Ready for 2020Could Fusion Clean Up Nuclear … Continue reading Lattice Confinement Fusion

Fungi found in Chernobyl feeds on radiation

Fungi could protect astronautsThe organism could be used to protect humans and equipment on the International Space Station.Abrar Al-Heeti, Jackson RyanFeb. 7, 2020 3:09 p.m. PT0LISTEN- 02:01  Getty ImagesScientists have discovered that a strand of fungi in the Chernobyl nuclear power plant feeds on radiation, according to a Thursday report by Express. The fungi was first found at … Continue reading Fungi found in Chernobyl feeds on radiation

Experimental Blood Test Detects Cancer up to Four Years before Symptoms Appear

The assay looks for stomach, esophageal, colorectal, lung and liver malignanciesBy Rachel Nuwer on July 21, 2020 Credit: Getty ImagesFor years scientists have sought to create the ultimate cancer-screening test—one that can reliably detect a malignancy early, before tumor cells spread and when treatments are more effective. A new method reported today in Nature Communications brings researchers a step closer to that … Continue reading Experimental Blood Test Detects Cancer up to Four Years before Symptoms Appear

A New Material that cannot be cut

Non-cuttable material created through local resonance and strain rate effectsStefan Szyniszewski, Rene Vogel, Florian Bittner, Ewa Jakubczyk, Miranda Anderson, Manuel Pelacci, Ajoku Chinedu, Hans-Josef Endres & Thomas Hipke Scientific Reports volume 10, Article number: 11539 (2020) Cite this article19k Accesses564 AltmetricMetricsdetailsAbstractWe have created a new architected material, which is both highly deformable and ultra‐resistant to dynamic point loads. The bio-inspired metallic cellular structure (with an internal grid of large ceramic segments) is non-cuttable … Continue reading A New Material that cannot be cut

Power Pioneer Invents New Battery That’s 90% Cheaper Than Lithium-Ion

By Pavel AlpeyevJuly 9, 2020, 2:30 AM GMT+5:30 All-polymer batteries could cut manufacturing costs by 90% Japanese startup outfitting factory to begin mass productionAPB‘s battery Source: APB CorporationLISTEN TO ARTICLE  Lithium-ion batteries play a central role in the world of technology, powering everything from smartphones to smart cars, and one of the people who helped commercialize them says he has … Continue reading Power Pioneer Invents New Battery That’s 90% Cheaper Than Lithium-Ion

Flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in ChinaBy Michelle RobertsHealth editor, BBC News online30 June 2020Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email ShareRelated TopicsCoronavirus pandemicImage copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionThe new flu strain is similar to the swine flu that spread globally in 2009A new strain of flu that has the potential … Continue reading Flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

America’s CDC is combining viral and antibody tests,

‘How Could the CDC Make That Mistake?’The government’s disease-fighting agency is conflating viral and antibody tests, compromising a few crucial metrics that governors depend on to reopen their economies. Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and other states are doing the same.ALEXIS C. MADRIGALROBINSON MEYERMAY 21, 2020GETTY / THE ATLANTICLink CopiedEditor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the … Continue reading America’s CDC is combining viral and antibody tests,

Chinese Lab Believes New Drug Can “Stop Pandemic Even Without Vaccine”

Chinese Lab Believes New Drug Can "Stop Pandemic Even Without Vaccine"Coronavirus Vaccine: The outbreak first emerged in China late last year before spreading across the world, prompting an international race to find treatments and vaccines.WorldAgence France-Presse Updated: May 19, 2020 01:48 pm IST Your contribution can help deliver hygiene kits to quarantine centers.(UNICEF India)  China, COVID-19 Vaccine: The … Continue reading Chinese Lab Believes New Drug Can “Stop Pandemic Even Without Vaccine”

India has lost its spot as the world’s fastest-growing major economy after it grew more slowly than expected in the first three months of 2019.

 31 May 2019India has lost its spot as the world's fastest-growing major economy after it grew more slowly than expected in the first three months of 2019.Official data showed the economy grew 5.8%, which is slower than the 6.4% growth registered by China, and down from 6.6% in the previous quarter. It was the first … Continue reading India has lost its spot as the world’s fastest-growing major economy after it grew more slowly than expected in the first three months of 2019.

Israeli Academics use power units to leak secrets from isolated computers

POWER-SUPPLaY technique uses "singing capacitor" phenomenon for data exfiltration.  By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | May 4, 2020 -- 16:06 GMT (21:36 IST) | Topic: SecurityImage: IgorShubin SEE ALSO10 dangerous app vulnerabilities to watch out for (free PDF)Academics from an Israeli university have published new research last week showing how an attacker could turn a computer's power supply unit into a rudimentary speaker … Continue reading Israeli Academics use power units to leak secrets from isolated computers