Pragati Pathrotkar

Researchers Develop Paper Sensors to Detect Freshness of Milk

Recently, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati created a simple paper kit to test the freshness of milk. The kit also provides information on how well the milk is pasteurized. A smartphone app can help process information from the paper sensors placed in the milk. Checking Milk Quality through Smartphones Milk is widely consumed across the globe and therefore its quality is of prime concern among the

Apollo 8 All Set to Send First Human Flight from Earth

On December 21, 1968, NASA’s mission control sanctioned Apollo 8 carrying the first human outside the Earth’s orbit. The destination was moon, which is nearly 234,000 miles away. After the success of Apollo 7, NASA’s director announced the bold next step. This time team Apollo is designing and demonstrating another mission called to Saturn V. It will conduct its operation in the translunar space. Frank Borman was the Apollo 8

Lack of Regulations and Insurance Hurts Cryptocurrency Industry

The Asian cryptocurrency traders are facing difficulty in facing in securing their investments.  Large-scale fund managers cannot enter the mainstream market due to rising risks. Incidence of hacks and thefts is increasing. This has resulted in hefty losses, causing concern. There is further confusion about the how and what of cryptocurrency trading. Money laundering is also raising several eyebrows at the industry. Cryptocurrency is still at a nascent stage. There

Consumption of Fast Food may Increase Risk of Depression

The researchers working at Manchester Metropolitan University suggested that high consumption of fast food might increase the risk of depression. The paper of researchers from Manchester Metropolitan’s Bioscience Research Centre suggests that consumption of fast food can promote the inflammation. It also increases the risks of cholesterol and saturated fats, which increase risks by 40% of depression. The researchers analyzed data from near about 11 other studies, which are investing

Sundar Pichai Assures Capability of Tech Industry Tackle AI Worries

With artificial intelligence proliferating in most technological domains, many issues regarding its safety have cropped up recently. However, Google’s Sundar Pichai gave a word of assurance that the tech industry can handle the upcoming challenges. Regulation of AI Manufacturing Should Receive Boost Pichai stated that the tech industry is capable enough to properly control how AI works. The entire talk was included in a report published a couple of day

SpaceX

SpaceX on Monday launched 64 satellite in one fell scoop for a historic record setting operation. The satellite was deployed from Vandenberg Air Force Base, which is in California. Moreover, the same Falcon9 was earlier used in three space missions. The SpaceX’s Elon Musk is the US tech billionaire and the company founder who has made re-usability as their main goal. According to SpaceX, the deployment of 64 satellite in

Warships

A wise man once said, “Spread Peace, Not war, Heaven will not be far”. The after effects of Second World War had petrified humanity to a level where nations came up to build peace and promised not to declare war on one another; at least not until it is really necessary. However, the silent competition of being the most powerful nation in the world is still continuing, but now in

Spacecraft

After the sign of “Touched down confirmed” reported by the NASA’s mission control operator,    cheers and applause sounds erupted from the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Scientists leap from their seat to embrace each other after the successful launch of the Mars InSight Lander. Just after the landing, InSight released its first picture from the planet Mars. The Main motive behind the aircraft landing is to study the interior of the

Food Technology and Research to Boost Crop Nutrients

Considerable catastrophic impact is caused on the planet Earth by climate changes. The climate change negatively impacts the growth of the crop yields. This leads to decrease in nutrients in food staple like vegetable, rice, and legumes. This may lead to decrease in nutrients amount in human body, ultimately resulting in malnutrition. According to a Agri-tech expert, the standard of the food quality is continuously decreasing every day. This is

Charging

In this fast-paced world, cell-phone and laptop charging can be a huge drag. Normally, most cellphones and laptops these days take well over an hour to get fully charged. However, Thomas H. Epps III, a professor from the University of Delaware, finds that it is actually possible to charge such portable electronic goods within minutes. But what exactly is preventing the technology from being widely adopted? First, it requires highly