Scientists confirm growing oxygen-less 'dead zone' in Gulf of Oman

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 20:46

London, April 27 (IANS) Researchers of a British university have brought to light the existence of a fast-growing "dead zone" devoid of oxygen in the Gulf of Oman, spelling environmental disater for fish and marine plants in the area, as well as for people reliant on the ocean for food and employment.


Elon Musk now wants to build a 'cyborg dragon'

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 16:00

San Francisco, April 26 (IANS) It appears that SpaceXs "Dragon capsule" is set to be powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and may offer a human-brain interface via Neuralink, a tweet by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has suggested.


Twitter updates privacy policy ahead of EU data law

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:18

San Francisco, April 25, As the deadline for European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) inches closer, Twitter has updated its "Terms and Privacy Policy" to give its users more transparency over their data.


Lakes on Mars dried up 3.5bn years ago: Study

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:38

New York, April 23 (IANS) The discovery of cracks on the surface of Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover in early 2017 are evidence of lakes that likely dried up 3.5 billion years ago, confirmed a study, revealing details about the red planet's ancient climate.


SpaceX to build Mars rockets in Los Angeles

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 13:46

San Francisco, April 22 (IANS) The Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR, which will be used to explore Mars -- a goal that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk hopes to accomplish by 2022 -- will be built in the Port of Los Angeles, media reports said.


Canon infusing AI into cameras for Indian millennials

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:36

New Delhi, April 21, As the millennials in India constantly strive to click that "wow" moment and instantly share it with friends on social media, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled cameras with "minds of their own" are the future that will create perfect shots for them, a top Canon executive has emphasised.


Skull surgery performed on Stone Age cow: Study

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:34

Paris, April 21 (IANS) For the first time, a definite example of cranial surgery has been found in a cow from Stone age that suggests that animal trials were held before graduating to humans, a study said.