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Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

There are not many scientists who are known by masses due to the nature of their work, yet Stephen Hawking was a household name throughout the world due to his mental genius and physical disability. Hawking was a British physicist whose entire life was dedicated to studying the universe. According to the details provided, the […]

Shaheen III Surface-to-Surface Missile Test Launch A Success.

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of the medium-range Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile, according to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). According to the ISPR, Pakistan successfully test fired a new medium-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and non-nuclear warheads to a range of 2,750 km. In the statement […]

UK’s GCHQ Gained Access to Pakistan’s Internet Exchange and Possibly Every Internet User

Recent claims that the Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) gained access to Pakistan’s Internet Exchange and essentially every internet user in the country, have shaken digital rights activists and legislators in Pakistan. Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman are the two journalists who made these revelations in an article on The Intercept, and according to them, […]

Rehan Allahwala Puts up Billboard in Karachi to Thank Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg networth

After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his free content access service in Pakistan, a man chose to show how thankful he was in the form of a billboard, which has been put up on one of the busiest intersections in Karachi, reportedly. Appreciating Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for his free content access service in […]

Skeleton of a huge dinosaur discovered in Argentina

dreadnoughtus discovered in Argentina

Scientists in Argentina have discovered the remains of a huge dinosaur that would measure measure 26 meters long and that it was still in the growth phase. Researchers -led by paleontologist at Drexel University in Philadelphia Kenneth J. Lacovarahave nicknamed the specimen as Dreadnoughtus word that comes etymologically from the English phrase dread nothing: not […]

A small asteroid will pass close to Earth on Sunday

RC 2014 asteroid

An asteroid about 20 meters in diameter, discovered a few days ago and called RC 2014, will pass close to Earth on Sunday. Near means about 34,000 kilometers above the planet, ten times closer than the Moon, following a path going lower height than the geostationary orbit (36,000 km) in which many meteorological satellites operate. […]

First tourists on Moon

moon travel

We hurry to bring the future to the present, but prices reveal the error. A virginiana company, Space Adventures, led by a visionary entrepreneur named Tom Shelley, will send the first two tourists to the moon by the end of 2017 or early 2018. Tickets cost $ 150 million and has already made two reservations. […]

99.6% of the clinical trials have failed against Alzheimer’s


Little or no have served 100 years of research looking for a cure for Alzheimer’s. The scientific community has recognized that neither found nor been made in obtaining drugs to alleviate neurodegenerative disease. In fact, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Cleveland Clinic, 99.6 % of clinical trials have failed against Alzheimer’s. […]

Gel may prevent 85% of sexual transmission of HIV

HIV AIDS prevention

Researchers from two centers of Madrid have developed a vaginal gel for rectal application that prevents spreading the virus that causes AIDS, HIV. The microbicidal ointment, still in the preclinical phase, has shown an efficiency of 85 % in mice, whereas in experiments in vitro protection was 100 % when combined with antiretrovirals. Health experts […]

Blackmailing Software Infects Computers and Holds Personal Files for Ransom

Cryptolocker Software

According to recent reports, a software known as CryptoLocker is believed to have infected thousands of computers in a bid to make money by blackmailing computer users and holding their personal files for ransom. The malware, also categorized as ransomware, spreads from computer to computer through e-mails with attachments and file downloads with double extensions. […]

Solar cells with an alternative ingredient of tofu and bath salts

breakthrough in solar cell technology

Photovoltaic cell technology has received a boost with the announcement that expensive and toxic components can be replaced with ingredient used to coagulate soya milk into tofu and found in bath salts. The cadmium telluride cells are much thinner and have a lower cost per watt than silicon but require the addition of another compound, […]

Short Precise Cancer Treatment

cancer cure

Santiago Velazquez, physicist Andalusian Health Service (SAS), has spent a decade working to relieve suffering and make the life easier for cancer patients. “We’ve managed to turn a tragedy in just a nightmare,” says the scientist, Medical Physics Service Hospital. Velazquez has created a system that can be used in any particle accelerator and radiotherapy […]


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