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Man-Made Traffic Noise Can Hinder Communication Between Species

Findings of a new research reveal that man-made traffic noises act an an impediment to communication between species. Species are known to eavesdrop on the calls of danger from other animals.

Earth/Environment January 31, 2017

150 Years Of British History From Over 100 Local Newspapers: What Did AI Researchers Find?

University of Bristol's ThinkBIG Project sourced information from more than 100 British newspapers encompassing 150 years of history to trace important historical and cultural shifts using artificial intelligence tools.

Life & Style January 11, 2017

Earliest Evidence Of Humans Processing Plants For Food Discovered In Libyan Sahara

Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that humans cooked plant for food long before farming started. Proof was discovered in the Libyan Sahara, where chemical traces of various plants, including aquatic plant varieties, were present.

Ancient December 23, 2016

Researchers Identify Color Of Extinct Animals Using Fossil Pigments

A new study conducted by University of Bristol and Virginia Tech researchers suggests that the color of extinct mammals can be determined by analyzing the traces of melanin found on fossils.

September 29, 2015

New Type Of Optical Chip Could Speed Up Development of Quantum Computing

Scientists from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom and the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone in Japan have developed a new optical chip that is capable of processing photons in infinite ways.

August 15, 2015

Future Airplanes Will Have Self-Healing Wings Using Technology Inspired By Human Skin

Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a new self-healing technology that promises to fix damaged aircraft wings even during a flight. The concept behind the self-healing wings was based on the regenerative capabilities of the human skin.

FUTURE TECH June 8, 2015

Alcohol In Movies Could Push Teens To Develop Drinking Habits

A new study suggests that seeing actors drink alcohol in movies seem to increase the chances that teenagers will develop drinking habits. However, this does not prove watching films with alcohol scenes causes teens to drink; only that it is a contributing factor.

LIFE April 14, 2015

Now receive your email notifications and smell them too via floating bubbles

Soap bubbles delivering messages through sight and scent are now a reality. How could this soon change everyday life?

FUTURE TECH April 28, 2014

Bubbles that can display images and pop a scent? SensaBubble should be fun

A chrono-sensory mid-air display system called SensaBubble produces fog-filled bubbles to which computer-generated images can be projected onto and releases a scent relevant to the notification when they pop.

FUTURE TECH April 25, 2014

Prehistoric large shrimp-like creature shows how top predator evolves to a gentle giant

A bizarre looking shrimp-like sea creature that swam in the oceans around 520 million years ago was recently found in Greenland. The strange animal was considered as the top predator of the seas during its time.

Animals March 28, 2014

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