The Antarctic ice sheet is one of the two polar ice caps of the Earth. It covers about 98% of the Antarctic continent. Antarctica is considered as a desert as this place is the coldest, driest, and windiest on the earth. It has the highest average elevation of all the continents. Now, NASA ice scientists have found a shrimp-like creature and a possible jellyfish ‘frolicking’ beneath 600 feet of solid Antarctic ice, where only microbes were expected to live.
The human brain is the center of the human nervous system and is a highly complex organ. According to BBC, A detailed, functional artificial human brain can be built within the next 10 years, a leading scientist has claimed. The team are trying to reverse engineer the brain.
Archaeologists have found the remains of what could be Britain’s oldest surviving human brain.
Robin McKie tells the extraordinary story behind The Origin of Species (Charles Darwin’s natural selection).
Numerous theoretical accounts of memory have differentiated memory for facts and memory for context. Our mind’s limit found – 4 things at once.
Eminent physicist John Archibald Wheeler has died from pneumonia at the age of 96. The coiner of the terms ‘black hole’ and ‘wormhole,’ Wheeler popularized the study of general relativity.
Gene is unit of heredity in all living organisms. A gene is part of a DNA molecule within the nucleus of all cells. Each gene codes for a particular protein. Thus a gene is a unit of the inheritable characteristics of the organism. Humans have tens of thousands of different genes; these determine the phenotype […]
Depression is some sort of mood disorder in which you may feel sad, helplessness, worried or a loss of interest in life. Now new research suggests that 44 is the age at which we are most vulnerable to depression. 10 % of people have depression at some time in their lives. Depression happens most often […]