You have probably seen the Instagram live video of a girl shooting her phone while streaming. Well, the phone however continued to work: you can hear the full gunshot sound and even see the recoil before the stream came to complete halt. But, is it possible for a modern smartphone to stream its own destruction?
Humans think using the brain’s navigation system. The system comprises two active cells: place cells in the hippocampus, and grid cells in the neighboring entorhinal cortex that work hand in hand to help us navigate, and think.
Fire is our sensory experience of a chemical reaction called combustion. Fire stimulates a lot of our senses at a time that it makes us create a scenario we expect to come from a physical thing. Combustion causes that to happen using fuel, heat and oxygen.
Using the first-person singular pronouns like I, my, and me in social media posts is the indication that someone is depressed. Other language markers that might indicate depressed moon include increased used of hostility and loneliness, words like "tears" and "feelings".
The World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report 2018 has released its latest document that provides a comprehensive view of the Earth’s health – and it’s depressing. Between 1970 and 2014, populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have, on average, declined by 60 percent. This plunge in the size of populations of vertebrate animals is the result of human modification of natural landscapes and overexploitation, the report notes.
Scientists have been able to determine the well examined fossil of Archaeopteryx lithographica, which was once considered flightless - is actually a separate species of Archaeopteryx that could fly.
A team of geologists from Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a deep neural network machine learning model that studies earth’s geomagnetic field data for faster warnings before earthquakes and tsunamis.
The study is the first to provide evidence-based estimate on number of faces humans can recognize. It puts the number at a staggering 5000 on average.
A lot of what we see and experience today are the results of countless scientific researches. Even at this exact moment, more developments and advancements are taking place. Here's a list of 5 of the most interesting science facts.