New heat-storage material may end your winter blues

New heat-storage material may end your winter blues

In what may be a solution for your cold-weather woes, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), through a new heat-storing material, claim to have prepared a dress that could release heat to keep you warm during the winter months.

The heat could be stored by the newly developed dress material, a transparent polymer film, which can capture solar energy and then release it at a later stage triggered by different stimuli.

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Humans Pushing the planet into a New Geological Epoch

Humans Pushing the planet into a New Geological Epoch

A report prepared by 24 geologists was released on Thursday and revealed a revolutionary judgment by geologists. They believe Earth has been modified to such a great extent by humans that its outcomes will be evident in the present as well as future geological records.

The report proposed that it’s time that we take into consideration the fact that Earth has entered a new geologic epoch, known as Anthropocene. The new epoch started around 1945-64.

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LG will showcase rollable 18-inch OLED Display at CES Las Vegas

LG will showcase rollable 18-inch OLED Display at CES Las Vegas

LG is gearing up for CES Las Vegas 2016 and the company will showcase flexible 18-inch OLED display, the company announced on its official website. LG will also feature three new 4K TVs at the event. The rollable 18-inch display would be one of the main attractions from LG at CES. The company will also showcases double-sided displays for commercial usage at the event.

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Ford upgrades its in-car infotainment system with Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto

Ford upgrades its in-car infotainment system with Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto

Ford cars will become a lot smarter, as the company is adopting Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto for in-car infotainment system. So, whether you are Apple user or Android user or some other platform, Ford has all the options for you.

At the 2016 International CES in Las Vegas, Ford is announcing about the move that it is going to add compatibility with both Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto. Last year, Ford came up with its third iteration, Sync 3, which controls things like media playback, car settings and navigation.

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Weather could make it bit more difficult to view today’s Quadrantid meteor shower

Weather may make it bit more difficult to view today’s Quadrantid meteor shower

Sky gazers please note that the Quadrantid meteor shower, the first of 2016, is tonight. This meteor shower is known for putting up a bright slow like Perseid and Geminid showers. But this time, experts have warned that it is bit tricky to have the shooting stars falling at a rate of 50 per hour, but effort is worth making.

Certain things that make the Quadrantid meteor a unique one is that it is the first meteor shower of the year. Another thing is this meteor shower is not the result of debris from any normal comet burning up in the atmosphere.

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Space X maintains secrecy over where it would display its much-famed Falcon 9 rocket stage

Space X maintains secrecy over where it would display its much-famed Falcon 9 rocket stage

Space X’s decision to turn Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage that made a historic landing last month as a display has raised a question for the company as to what made take this decision. On December 21 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, Space X has now given the historic landing of its Falcon 9 rocket.

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New Screening Guidelines Set Forth by AAP

New Screening Guidelines Set Forth by AAP

Monday marks the release of the new screening guidelines for babies by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The news seems good for children when seen in terms of health as it encourages more preventive testing in children from HIV to cholesterol. As per the new updated guidelines, children will be tested for cholesterol, congenital heart disease, anemia, teeth, HIV testing, depression, drugs and alcohol, vision and cervical dysplasia.

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Lenovo tries to modularize its ThinkPad X1 tablet

Lenovo tries to modularize its ThinkPad X1 tablet

Though ideology is same, which is to come up with a perfect tablet that performs more than the usual, Lenovo seems to have seriously added a fresh take on the formula. Today at CES, Lenovo is going to introduce the ThinkPad X1 tablet. Lenovo plans to launch the tablet in February.

Experts said that Lenovo in ThinkPad X1 tablet has taken the approach of the Surface Pro 4 concept. The company has included certain interesting features in the $899 ThinkPad X1 like USB-C ports, which is capable of handling power, data and video.

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Periodic table’s seventh row completed with man-made four new chemical elements

Periodic table’s seventh row gets complete with man-made four new chemical elements

After complete verification by scientists in Russia, America and Japan, periodic table’s seventh row has been finally completed with the addition of four new elements. Discovery of four super-heavy chemical elements make science textbooks around the world go out of date.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s New Year challenge is to build AI assistant like Iron Man’s Jarvis

Mark Zuckerberg’s New Year challenge is to build AI assistant like Iron Man’s Jarvis

Mark Zuckerberg is quite impressed with Jarvis, Iron Man’s trusty digital assistant, wants to build such an artificial intelligence bot to help him run his life more efficiently. Zuckerberg is known to take up an exciting challenge every year and this year’s is to build an AI assistant can help him in home and at work.

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