Creators of nanoscopy receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The American scientists Eric Betzig and William E. Moerner and the German Stefan W. Hell have been awarded with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of a high resolution microscope. Stefan Hell, 51, discovered the high resolution microscopy called STED (Stimulated...

Bill Gates donates resources for research of a condom that enhances pleasure

Bill Gates, the billionaire creator of Microsoft, besides running several foundations, made a donation of $ 100,000 to the University of Manchester, UK, for the investigation of a latest generation super-thin condom to improve sexual pleasure, and therefore help in the population...

Robot avatar body controlled by thought alone

”The ultimate goal is to create a surrogate, like in Avatar, although that’s a long way off yet,” says Abderrahmane Kheddar , from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Tsukuba, Japan. Even though teleoperated robots have existed around for...

“Speaking Your Mind” Could Actually Be Possible

Scientific advances could decode human thoughts. Researchers have discovered a method to reconstruct words paitients think of based on their brain waves.A computer model gathered electrical signs directly from the human brain since electrodes were implanted directly into a part...

Physicists Investigate The Creation Of An “Invisibility Cloak”

On Wednesday, a group of physicists backed up by the Pentagon announced that they have devised a system of “temporary invisibility“, which would return an event undetectable for a tiny fraction of a second. This is an experimental device that is inspired by research...