Author: Sheeraz Raza

Credits: NASA/Goddard

Close Comet Flyby Affected Mars’ Magnetic Field

Just weeks before the historic encounter of comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) with Mars in October 2014, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft entered orbit around the Red Planet. To protect sensitive equipment aboard MAVEN from possible harm, […]

Plug Power Inc Q4 Earnings Conference Call [TRANSCRIPT]

Plug Power Inc Q4 Earnings Conference Call [TRANSCRIPT]

Operator Greetings, and welcome to the Plug Power Fourth Quarter 2015 Earnings Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. [Operator instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being […]

MIT Brings Solution To Load Webpages Faster

MIT Brings Solution To Load Webpages Faster

“Polaris” system from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab accelerates website load-time by decreasing network trips. There are few things more frustrating than a slow-loading Web page. For companies, what’s even worse is what comes after: users abandoning their […]

African Crops Faces Risk From Climate Change

African Crops Faces Risk From Climate Change

Agriculture in parts of sub-Saharan Africa must undergo significant transformation if it is to continue to produce key food crops, according to a new study published today in Nature Climate Change. The study shows that maize, beans and bananas are […]

Scientists Use Stem Cells To Restore Vision

Scientists Use Stem Cells To Restore Vision

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Shiley Eye Institute, with colleagues in China, have developed a new, regenerative medicine approach to remove congenital cataracts in infants, permitting remaining stem cells to regrow functional lenses. The […]

Butterfly Holds Record Number Of Vision Cells

Butterfly Holds Record Number Of Vision Cells

When researchers studied the eyes of Common Bluebottles, a species of swallowtail butterfly from Australasia, they were in for a surprise. These butterflies have large eyes and use their blue-green iridescent wings for visual communication – evidence that their vision […]