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Two Americans, one Russian blast off for ISS

Baikonur, Kazakhstan: Two astronauts, a cosmonaut and a ball set to be used in the forthcoming football World Cup in Russia blasted off Wednesday for a two-day flight to the International Space Station. NASA´s Drew Feustel and Richard Arnold lifted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a five-month …

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Scientists Mimic Neural Tissue in Next-Generation Soft Materials

U.S. Army-funded researchers at Brandeis University have discovered a process for engineering next-generation soft materials with embedded chemical networks that mimic the behavior of neural tissue. The breakthrough material may lead to autonomous soft robotics, dual sensors and actuators for soft exoskeletons, or artificial skins. The research lays the foundations …

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Facebook introduces new features for Pakistani market

With the expansion of broadband internet services in Pakistan, the technology companies like Facebook are taking keen interest to enhance their user base in this country, addressing their core interest and issues with the introduction of new features and tools. According to Internet World Stats, there are 32 million users …

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New Electrode Design Could Boost Supercapacitor Performance

Mechanical engineers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and four other institutions have designed a super-efficient and long-lasting electrode for supercapacitors. The device’s design was inspired by the structure and function of leaves on tree branches, and it is more than 10 times more efficient …

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