Octopuses are mysterious creatures that inspired a bizarre mixture of curiosity and horror in humans to such an extent that they were thought to be aliens. Their defence mechanisms and overall structure have often inspired technological advancements. With their genome being sequenced, we are now a step closer to understanding them.
The world of broadband communication will soon witness a revolution with the advent of a fast and inexpensive internet service provider, Starlink. Rural communities that aren’t currently privy to a speedy and reliable internet should look no further as their wishes will be fulfilled by a constellation in the sky.
With major environmental calamities around the world increasing in recent times, we take a look at a few of the most devastating events that can be traced back to a common cause—The Indian Ocean Dipole. Read on to learn how this phenomenon resulted in the Australian wildfires, Indian floods, and African locusts all on its own.
With electric vehicles becoming an increasingly popular means to control carbon dioxide emissions, India needs to be well-equipped to handle the EV market. This article looks back on cases of both successful and disastrous implementations of EVs as well as the prospects of the electric vehicle industry in India.
For centuries, humans have strived to find ways to use technology to help improve their lives. In the past few decades, as we have entered the golden age of technology, the line between human and machine has blurred further and further. Now, as we move into an era where the natural course of evolution could be disrupted by man-made interventions, our generation must ponder difficult questions about the future of our relationship with technology.
5G technology is the latest mobile network technology to hit the markets and has promised faster speeds and better connections as compared to its predecessors. Though there are a number of advantages to be had, there may be a few catches to this high-speed cellular network technology.
The main goal of sleep scientists today is tailoring sleep in ways that benefit mankind. Many studies and inventions have now succeeded in manipulating sleep to improve memory restoration and creativity. Read on to find out more about this growing field.
With the introduction of antibiotics in human evolution, the world finally found its cure for many deadly infections. But extensive use of these fueled the development of resistant microbe species. The 21st century has now become the battleground for the war against human-created antimicrobials and resistant organisms termed superbugs.
Videos of Obama bad-mouthing Donald Trump, fake pornographic images of celebrities, and Nicholas Cage in a Superman movie clip are some of the content available online courtesy DeepFake. The algorithms behind this, GANs, while a huge breakthrough in deep learning, represent a serious risk of destroying lives through the lies that it can propagate.
The Washington Post’s AI bot Heliograf has over 850 published articles to its name. Around the world, artificial intelligence is finding growing use in newsrooms as more and more agencies automate the creation of reports.