Researchers Creates Bacteria With fully redesigned DNA. Is This Artificial life?

In a new milestone in synthetic biology, Cambridge scientists creates altered synthetic genome, in move with potential medical benefits.

A colored electron micrograph of the bacteria E. coli. Scientists at the University of Cambridge created bacteria with “recoded” DNA. 

Scientists have created a living organism whose DNA is entirely human-made — perhaps a new form of life, experts said, and a milestone in the field of synthetic biology.

Researchers at the University of Cambridge on Wednesday reported that they had rewritten the DNA of the bacteria Escherichia coli, fashioning a synthetic genome four times larger and far more complex than any …

Evolution of Malaria is being speculated from the era of dinosaurs!

A new study has refuted all the thoughts for calling malaria a disease to be developed in the tropical area. Apart from this, this study has also revealed that the vertebrate hosts that evolved firstly and are responsible for the deadly disease may also have been involved the gigantic species of the dinosaurs. The disease Malaria is thought to be of the exclusive modern origin and its causative agent is Anopheles mosquitoes.

According to George Poinar, from Oregon State University of US the ancestral forms of this disease used different insect vectors and malarial strains, and may have helped shape …

MoU signed by India and U.S for the construction of LIGO project!!

India and U.S are coming together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday for the edifice of a state of the art for a project that is Laser Interferometer Gravitational- Wave Observatory (LIGO) in the nation of India. The National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United States and the integrated India’s department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Department of Science and Technology will sign the Memorandum of Understanding.

The MoU will be signed between the National Science Foundation USA and India’s Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science and Technology.

DAE secretary Sekhar Basu will be …

Development of inflatable home in space called ‘Beam’ for Astronauts initiated by NASA

Coming together to walk a step closer to the ultimate facet of the Mars mission, the development of a resilient niche for the skilled astronauts by the influential astronauts of NASA is been formulated. The Bigelow Expandable Space Activity Module (BEAM) has been disclosed, the newly released addition that allows the astronaut to get associated with the back of the space station and bring about inflation to twice.

This habitat technology can be easily transported to space without consuming much storage space on spacecraft. It will also help to protect astronauts from harmful cosmic and ultraviolet radiation in space. BEAM …

Rare sand eating tadpoles found at Western Ghats home

With the latest cracker, success has been profound to the discovery of rapidly growing species of frog in the country. The hard work, sincerity amalgamated with the skills of scientists have led to the invention of unparalleled tadpoles that are known for said to be sand eating in the realms of Western Ghats. They are found to stay in absolute darkness till the process of their development into young frogs.

These tadpoles, which they claim have ribs, live in absolute darkness, maybe till the time they develop into young frogs.

As per a report published in The Hindu, the tadpole …

Is Netflix now being less generous?

The fast internet streaming service, Netflix seems to take note of its free available videos and has begun to cut down on this. The service provider has reduced the speed of the videos which are watched by the users on AT&T and Verizon. It deliberately wants to protect its business from any kind of encroachment.

Days after the mid-term elections, the President posted a video strongly advocating his own “plan” for net neutrality rules, upping the volume on this year’s loud, confusing, and often intentionally misdirected debate on how best to maintain the open Internet.

The FCC, which by law …

Which is still better – Samsung Galaxy s7 or iphone 6s

It is always interesting to compare an ios and android device, as the former comes as a light weight mobile phone; the latter has some weight to it. The technical features in terms of camera, processors, RAM remains almost similar but Apple has definitely something different to offer in terms of beliefs.

The iPhone 6S and the Samsung Galaxy S7 have very little in common – the both are similar in physical size with the iPhone 6S being just slightly smaller and 9 grams lighter. Their processors, RAM, storage, batteries and even NFC are all different, although they both sport …

FBI to onset the phone unlocking in times of dire need

The leading investigation agency of USA has extended a friendly hand to all the authorities across the states who wish to break the information in mobile phone of suspects. It came in the wake of lack of technologies on the part of smaller investigation agencies which find it tough to derive the information from such devices.

The FBI said in a letter to local authorities that it understands the challenges they face and that they lack necessary tools to monitor and investigate the communications of suspects who use encrypted mobile devices, according to the correspondence obtained by Reuters on Friday.…

Sony Interactive Entertainment alias Sony Computer Entertainment

Sony undergoes a name change as Sony Interactive Entertainment in the continents of Europe, America and Asia where the company has got a large user base. Sony has done in order to be more appealing to the ears of the game lovers in the wide market base of these continents.

Sony has officially announced that they have changed their name from Sony Computer Entertainment to Sony Interactive Entertainment. This change will take place in America, Europe, and Asia. That’s it. I’m only reporting this to cut down on the confusion factor when people think SCEA went out of business or …

Super quality video conferencing via Acer Chromebase

The dexterity of Acer Chromebase surfaced at CES 2016 with Google’s enterprise software that powers the machine to interact with 25 users in a single hangout session. This machine is specifically dedicated for video conferencing and is very user friendly along with working for people who have no Google accounts.

Unlike Chromebox for meetings, which the big G launched back in 2014, this is an all-in-one device that already comes with a display. Google says getting the computer up and running is as easy as plugging it in and connecting it to a network.

Chromebase has a 24-inch, 1080p touchscreen …