Physics can speed up the computers hundreds of times

Technology of non-volatile memory is widely prevalent in modern devices. It is used in hard drives, magnetic and flash drives. According to physics from the Hebrew University, with the development of silicon Photonics has the opportunity to embed flash memory in photonic devices. Today, there are already photonic devices based on chip — microresonators,... ( подробнее )

‘That’s not science fiction any more, it’s science fact’

Once considered a fanciful idea, it is now plausible that we’ll see the resurrection of certain extinct species. Continual advances in science, particularly in the field of genetics, means that we are getting ever closer to bringing the iconic Australian marsupial, and others, back to life.

Andrew Pask, a biologist from the University... ( подробнее )

Here’s the face worshipped by survivors of the Ice Age

It was made of a single trunk of larchwood. It had been carved into a smooth plank.

It was covered with carefully engraved patterns — and topped with a stylised human head.

The Russian archaeologists who have examined it over the past century knew it was old.

Just not how old.

Most thought it dated back... ( подробнее )

Orbiter image shows Mars like you’ve never seen it before

Scientists combined three pictures of the Korolev Crater taken from an altitude of 400 kilometres on April 15.

Lead researcher Nicolas Thomas said the colours in the resulting image were also adjusted to best resemble those visible to the human eye.

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Inside Malaysian school for macaques

Thousands of monkeys have been taught the trade in the past four decades by a man known as Grandfather Wan in a small village in the north of the country.

For a small fee people across the country send their macaques to the famed school, where they are put on thin chains like leashes, and trained to clamber up palm trees and pick coconuts.

Teaching... ( подробнее )

In Russia created the king-phone

Russian manufacturer of luxury smartphones Caviar introduced a new model called the king of the phone.

The phone case with the buttons has a hexagonal shape, symbolizing the great sword of the Russian Empire, which is located in the State Armory. Caviar Tsar the screen is covered with sapphire crystal, and the design is available in two... ( подробнее )

Diamond from the sky may have come from ‘lost planet’

Researchers from Switzerland, France and Germany examined diamonds found inside the Almahata Sitta meteorite and concluded they were most likely formed by a proto-planet at least 4.55 billion years ago.

The diamonds in the meteorite, which crashed in Sudan’s Nubian Desert in October 2008, have tiny crystals inside them that would... ( подробнее )

Does this person look angry to you?

If this sounds familiar then the good news is people probably aren’t actually mad at you, but there could be a psychological reason why you feel like they are.

A new study, published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, has found a link between the ability to accurately recognise emotions and growing up with parents... ( подробнее )

The EU has promised free Internet for all

The European Commission announced the launch of the project WiFi4EU designed to provide free access to Wi-Fi Internet access in the whole European Union.

At the moment the portal opened WiFi4EU on which municipalities can sign up to receive funding from the European Union for the installation of free access points Wi-Fi in public areas.

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US doctors perform unprecedented complete penis transplant

The 14-hour operation performed last month at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, was the most complex and extensive penis transplant ever attempted.

Called a vascularised composite allotransplantation, it was the first surgery of its kind anywhere in the world.

The young army veteran received an entire penis, scrotum (without... ( подробнее )