• A novel compound might defeat multidrug-resistant bacteria common in hospitals

    By: ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY For years, public-health experts have been sounding the alarm about the next phase in humanity’s co-existence with bacteria—a dark future where emerging strains have rendered once-powerful antibiotics useless. The United Nations recently projected that, unless new drugs are developed, multidrug-resistant infections will force up to 24 million people into extreme poverty within the next decade and cause 10 million annual deaths by 2050.   Scientists are especially [..]

  • 5 Myths and Misconceptions about Weather Forecasts

    Men talk about it at barbershops. Husbands and wives argue about it, and it always makes the evening news. We’re talking about one of the most favorite conversation topics in the world— the weather or weather forecasts. Almost always, checking weather forecasts is a critical part of one’s day. Even [..]

  • Stretchy, washable battery brings wearable devices closer to reality

    For more information, contact Lou Corpuz-Bosshart UBC researchers have created what could be the first battery that is both flexible and washable. It works even when twisted or stretched to twice its normal length, or after being tossed in the laundry. “Wearable electronics are a big market and stretchable batteries [..]

  • Things to Consider when Checking the Weather Forecasts

    One product of science and technology that is useful on a daily basis is weather forecasting.  For instance, knowing the weather can help an office worker decide what to wear to his daily commute or empower a farmer to create an effective irrigation schedule. The aviation and maritime industries all [..]

  • Sodium-based material yields stable alternative to lithium-ion batteries

    By: Marc Airhart | University of Texas at Austin University of Texas at Austin researchers have created a new sodium-based battery material that is highly stable, capable of recharging as quickly as a traditional lithium-ion battery and able to pave the way toward delivering more energy than current battery technologies. [..]

  • 4 Things to Consider When Starting A Career As A Data Engineer

    It’s no overstatement that the world today runs on data: from social media to technology to finance. Even health is now presented as a series of measurables. This creates a near-endless need for the collection, storage, and analysis of large amounts of data – making the career of a data [..]

  • The reasons behind lithium-ion batteries’ rapid cost decline

    A new study finds that investments in R&D on materials and chemistry were key, while economies of scale contributed somewhat less. By: David L. Chandler | MIT News Office Lithium-ion batteries, those marvels of lightweight power that have made possible today’s age of handheld electronics and electric vehicles, have plunged in cost [..]

  • How To Become A Developer?

    The world is seeing a colossal rise in digitization as more and more companies adopt a digital model. The global digital transformation industry is forecasted to grow from $469.8 billion in 2020 to $1,009.8 billion by 2025, according to Research&Markets. With this growth comes the demand for more developers.  Software [..]

  • The Role of SEO in Digital Marketing

    SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has become an important part of digital marketing. Anyone who has been in digital marketing will at least be somewhat familiar with SEO.  With over 5 billion searches done every day — with Google taking most of the market share — it is a no-brainer that [..]

  • Giving Credits in Academia: Small Things Matter

    How many times did you feel that you did not get proper credit for your work in the lab? Did you raise questions? Most common answers are yes, we did not get deserving credits for our work and we did not oppose them. This is what I want to discuss [..]