China Has Built an ‘Artificial Moon’ That Can Make Gravity 'Disappear'

China Has Built an ‘Artificial Moon’ That Can Make Gravity ‘Disappear’

China has created an artificial low-gravity research facility. The gravity of this place can be controlled using powerful magnets by scientists to such low levels that it could successfully simulate the moon’s gravity, as per South China Morning Post. The research facility can control the gravity inside a vacuum chamber that is 60 centimetres in […]

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Researchers Identify Biomarker Responsible for Depression

Researchers Identify Biomarker Responsible for Depression

Depression has become quite a common mental health problem nowadays. A large part of the population worldwide is suffering because of this problem. There are several factors which may lead to depression including stress. Recently, the researchers from the University of Illinois, Chicago, United States, have successfully identified the bio marker which can help in […]

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Why Was There Less Lightning During Lockdown? This Study Has the Answer

Why Was There Less Lightning During Lockdown? This Study Has the Answer

Some atmospheric aerosols contribute to the formation of cloud droplets by collecting water. (Photo: Canva) Reduction of human activities may have had something to do with less lightning activity during the lockdown. When human activities came to a full stop as we were all confined to our homes due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown, it […]

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Israeli Scientists Successfully Train Goldfish To Drive Car

Israeli Scientists Successfully Train Goldfish To Drive Car

Can you imagine that a fish can actually drive a car? That’s pretty amusing to imagine. However, Israeli scientists have been successful in training a goldfish to drive a ‘fish operated vehicle’. The experiment was designed to test animals’ understanding and behaviour. A new video, which is being widely circulated on social media, shows a […]

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Rising Deforestation of Brazil's 'Upside Down' Savanna Alarms Scientists

Rising Deforestation of Brazil’s ‘Upside Down’ Savanna Alarms Scientists

Deforestation last year rose to the highest level since 2015 in Brazil’s Cerrado, prompting scientists on Monday to raise alarm over the state of the world’s most species-rich savanna, a major carbon sink that helps to stave off climate change. The Cerrado, which is spread across several states of Brazil and is one of the […]

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It Rained Fish in This US City, Here's the Science Behind the Rare Phenomenon

It Rained Fish in This US City, Here’s the Science Behind the Rare Phenomenon

In a rare weather phenomenon, it rained fish in Texarkana. (Credits: Facebook/The City of Texarkana, Texas) The phenomenon that was witnessed in Texas’ Texarkana city is called Animal Rain. The city of Texarkana in Texas witnessed one of the most unusual showers in history, as it was not just water drops falling but small fish […]

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Uday Chopra's 'It Doesn't Matter' Wish on New Years' is the Energy We Need in 2022

Uday Chopra’s ‘It Doesn’t Matter’ Wish on New Years’ is the Energy We Need in 2022

Uday Chopra has his own sweet li’l space online where he vents his articulate yet existential thoughts that resonate with many. So when the world was busy saying farewell to 2021, a year they wanted to quickly erase from their memories, the Indian actor and filmmaker was around to remind them that it was a […]

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Ancient Human DNA Can Be Recovered from Archaeological Sediments, Finds Study

Ancient Human DNA Can Be Recovered from Archaeological Sediments, Finds Study

The work ushers in a new age of ancient DNA investigations. (Representative image: Canva) Researchers effectively managed to retrieve DNA from a collection of sediment blocks prepared as long as 40 years ago from sites in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America. A team of researchers from Leipzig’s Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology recently […]

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Earth and Mars Originated in the Inner Solar System, Finds Study

Earth and Mars Originated in the Inner Solar System, Finds Study

Earth and Mars were formed from the building material that primarily originated from the inner solar system, and a very small percentage of that material came from beyond Jupiter’s orbit, a new study suggests. Led by scientists at the University of Munster, Germany, the research provides insights into the isotopic composition of our planet and […]

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