Shrinking Human Brains Making Us Smarter

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Scientists say human brain in shrinking over the past 30,000 years and this is not that bad, this makes us smarter.

 Human brains have shrunk over the past 30,000 years, puzzling scientists who argue it is not a sign we are growing dumber but that evolution is making the key motor leaner and more efficient.

A Walking Model With No Energy Cost- Walker Aid Prosthetic Limb Design Or Challenge Segway?

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Want to buy a gallon of milk from the Deli in your neighborhood market? Don’t look for the car, just take the Ruina-Gomes walker!  A new study published in Physical Review  reported a model that can walk on level ground with zero energy input.

26 Million With Diabetes And 79 Million With Pre-Diabetes, Our Healthy Future Is Questioned

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Diabetes is creeping faster in to our society.  Americans may be living longer, but that does not mean that they are going to be healthy.  According to the new statistics released by Center for Diseases Control (CDC),  there are 26 million Americans with diabetes and 79 million have prediabetes.

What is Sputnik moment?

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The phrase “sputnik moment” has been used several times recently in political discussions in the United States.  Sputnik was the first man-made satellite to orbit the earth. 

US spends more on potato chips than on energy R&D-Former CEO, Lockheed Martin

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In a column written on Forbes.com Norm Augustine, former Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin, says Americans do not prefer science and technology education and US is losing its edge in innovation.

The current and past success of the United States has lot to do with the strong science and technology research and education. 

Russian Crocodile With A Ringing Cell Phone In The Tummy

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Oops! the crocodile swallowed the visitor's cell phone.  The Ukranian aquarium workers did not believe until the phone started ringing in the crocodile. The crocodile swallowed the Nokia cell phone when the visitor, Rimma Golovko, dropped it in the water.  The phone slipped out of her hands when she extended her hand to take a snap the crocodile opening his mouth.

Grumpy Google Heads On Groupon With Its Own Gooupons

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Google wanted to buy the Groupon website.  It reminds of the wealthy neighbor who buys out the town.  But Groupon did not budge to the big brother.  What will Google do? It might launch its own Gooupon! Why can't? It has the might and the right.

Reddit Takes On DNA Teleportation Idea Of Nobel Laureate Luc Montagnier

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Nobel Prize winner Luc Montagnier says DNA can be teleported. According to a recent paper he published "It was shown clearly that (from the results described in the paper) the water nanostructures and their electromagnetic resonance can faithfully perpetuate DNA information."