2020 hasn& 39;t started off too well. Australia was engulfed in flames and a novel form of coronavirus is currently rampaging around the planet.But there are some other potential disasters in waiting that could shake human civilization to the core.RELATED: WORST 8 DISASTERS IN GLOBAL HISTORY BY DEATH PER SECONDWhat are the types of disasters?
The Brown University researchers used a brain-computer interface to reconstruct neural signals into English words.December 17, 2019People with hearing loss may someday be able to speak clearly thanks to work from researchers at Brown University.They were able to take the neural signals in the brains of rhesus macaques, a species of Old World monkeys, and translate that into English words using a brain-computer interface.
Laser etched glass allows for soliton wave-patterns to be observed.June 23, 2020Through microfabrication, a laser beam shot in a glass circuit was made to interact with itself. Scientists managed to create self-sustaining wave patterns called solitons. If you& 39;d like a simple visualization of the phenomenon, this YouTuber has one.
Caffeine is an inevitable part of our daily lives, but how much is not too much?By Nursah ErgüDecember 25, 2019Waking up early in the morning can be pretty difficult and trying to focus on your work without a coffee is even more difficult.When you& 39;re an adult, it& 39;s not so easy to make time for everything in your life.
Have you ever wanted to take a drug that would make you smarter and more focused? Would you just like to have some mental clarity on-demand? Drugs often called nootropics aim to provide a simple solution to these desires.The term & 34;nootropics& 34; was coined by Romanian scientist Corneliu E. Giurgea in 1972 to describe a drug he created which he hoped would enhance memory and learning.
A group of researchers created a method that could create drinking water in a mere 30 minutes.August 11, 2020How did humans ever suffer water scarcity on a planet whose surface is 71 water? Hopefully, that& 39;s one of those surprising general trivia questions that future generations will ask themselves.