People and robots make super-human strength

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 16:10:52 +0000

  THE mechanical suits are worn by staff working for the Airport Limousine bus service at Haneda Airport in Tokyo. First unveiled last year, the suits are made by Japanese robotics company Cyberdyne, which shares its name with the fictional firm featured in the Terminator films. The robotic suit’s main aim is to prevent back […]

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Farming of the future – sustainable agriculture

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 16:10:19 +0000

  IN a bid to convert some of the world’s most arid areas into fertile fruit and vegetable farms, scientists around the world have developed ways to turn seawater into fresh water using solar energy. The Sundrop Farm is a state-of-the-art greenhouse facil­ity at Port Augusta in South Australia. Sundrop Farms use a scientifically thought-out […]

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Future life with 5G

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 06:32:18 +0000

  THE fifth generation of wire­less network technology – or 5G – is the next generation of mobile broadband that will eventually replace, or augment your 4G connection. People are excited about the promise of ultra-fast 5G speeds, 500 to 1,500 megabits per second. This is the differ­ence between downloading a movie in 20 minutes […]

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Catching up on sleep during weekend (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 06:19:20 +0000

  IMMEDIATELY following lack of sleep, you may experience inability to concentrate, memory problems and headaches, as well as impaired vision and driving skills. If insufficient sleep becomes a pat­tern, it can lead to chronic inflam­mation, which opens the door for many illnesses, including diabetes and heart disease, stroke, and growing risk for weight gain. […]

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Jellyfish Aequorea Victoria contributed to the Nobel Prize

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:08:25 +0000

  JELLYFISH, despite their names, aren’t actually fish they are in­vertebrates, or animal without back­bones related to corals and anemo­nes. There are about 2,000 different jellyfish that have been identified. An ocean full of jellyfish is a prob­able future, considering problems that ocean face at present. Chang­ing ocean temperatures and ocean acidification has caused a […]

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Lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:46:39 +0000

  THE French Fencing Fed­eration officially recog­nized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport. The physicality of lightsaber com­bat is part of why the French Fencing Federation threw its support behind the sport and is now equipping fencing clubs with lightsabers and training would-be lightsaber instructors. “With young people today, it’s a real public health is­sue. […]

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200-year-old account of electric eels

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:10:03 +0000

  ALEXANDER von Hum­boldt (1769-1859) was a notable German geographer, explorer, and naturalist. He is widely recognized for his works on botanical geography which laid the foundation for biogeography. To this day, he is known as one of the most significant contributors to the earth sciences. In March 1800, while he was exploring the Orinoco […]

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