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Antarctic octopuses are more resilient to climate change, study

Antarctic octopuses are more resilient to climate change, study

A team is researchers have said that the Antarctic octopuses are more resilient to climate change than fish due to its blue blood.

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DLRScientists planning to try to contact comet lander in March

DLRScientists planning to try to contact comet lander in March

Scientists working with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have said that they will try to contact the stranded comet lander Philae on 12 March, 2015.

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Doctors to use micro robots in human body for medicine delivery

Doctors to use micro robots in human body for medicine delivery

A team of researchers in Germany have developed a tiny robot that can swim through a human body's blood stream and might be used in the future to deliver medicine.

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Panel to Discuss Latin American Jewish Cuisine on September 14

Panel to Discuss Latin American Jewish Cuisine on September 14

As per the 2002 American Jewish Year Book, around 500,000 Jews live in Latin America. They are primarily located in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil and can also be found in Central and South American countries.

Numerous books and articles have been published on global Jewish cuisine. But even then, Latin American Jewish food seems to be an often-overlooked corner of Jewish food culture. This issue will be one of the most important topics to be discussed at an upcoming panel at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.

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Samsung to unveil world’s first TV-matching curved soundbar

Samsung to unveil world’s first TV-matching curved soundbar

At the IFA 2014 event, bigwig South Korean device manufacturer Samsung will unveil a soundbar - the HW-H7500/H7501 - to match its curved TV sets. The HW-H7500/H7501 will be the first TV-matching curved soundbar in the world.

Revealing that the HW-H7500/H7501 has been primarily built with the objective of highlighting the company's curved LED TV lineup, Samsung said that the soundbar is the first sound bar to boast "a curved form factor."

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Growth in Germany’s Private Sector strengthens Euro

Growth in Germany’s Private Sector strengthens Euro

Recovery has been finally seen in the Euro after hitting an eleven-month low against the US dollar. Growth in German private sector has contributed significantly in the recovery of the European currency. Rise in Treasury yields has helped the US dollar remain afloat, in addition to benefits of widening interest rate differentials. But the US dollar was still recorded trading below 11-month peaks against a range of major currencies.

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ISS Astronauts Successfully Complete Spacewalk

ISS Astronauts Successfully Complete Spacewalk

NASA announced that two flight engineers at the International Space Station (ISS) have successfully completed a spacewalk. During the spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev launched a Peruvian nanosatellite and have also installed scientific equipment on the ISS. The spacewalk continued for more than five hours, but the engineers were back inside the ISS an hour early of their schedule.

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Polarized Light Aids Bats to Navigate at Dusk

Polarized Light Aids Bats to Navigate at Dusk

In a latest study that was conducted on bats, it has been found that bats make use of polarized light to find their way at dusk. The study was conducted by Stefan Grief of the Sensory Ecology Group at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Germany.

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Seals attracted to Offshore Wind Farms

Seals attracted to Offshore Wind Farms

A new study has revealed that offshore wind farms have attracted hungry seals. The seals and their prey are believed to be adversely affected by the increasing number of wind farms. Wind farms are most of the times setup around the coast as they have better efficiency due to strong coastal winds. Denmark and Spain rely on wind farms for 30% of its overall electricity.

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Netflix surpasses 50 million subscribers

Netflix surpasses 50 million subscribers

Netflix has surpassed 50 million subscribers and the company has reported impressive growth in second quarter earnings. The earnings have more than doubled as new episodes from one of its hit series enabled the internet video service exceeds 50M mark for the first time. The gains are more than what Netflix's management had predicted. It includes an extra 5, 70,000 U.S. subscribers.

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