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NASA’s first Fully 3D Printed Rocket Engine nears completion

NASA’s first Fully 3D Printed Rocket Engine nears completion

American agency NASA’s scientists have been working on the first-ever 3D printed rocket engine, a development that has given a reason to cheer to space technology lovers. The scientists say their ambitious project is slowly inching towards completion.

NQIT Hub Project Gains Momentum at Oxford

NQIT Hub Project Gains Momentum at Oxford

Oxford University and nearly 30 other educational and industrial partners are working on the Networked Quantum Info Applied sciences (NQIT – pronounced ‘N-kit’) Hub. This project is part of the four Hubs which are being funded by the UK authorities. The EPSRC declared an investment of £270 million in 2014 over a period of five years.

Astronaut Tim Peake settles into life aboard ISS with Tea and Bacon Sandwich

Astronaut Tim Peake settles into life aboard ISS with Tea and Bacon Sandwich

Tim Peake, first Briton to be selected as an astronaut by European Space Agency (ESA), is enjoying his time on the International Space Station (ISS). The 43-year-old first Briton astronaut said he ate bacon sandwich as first meal on the space station.

Congress’ omnibus spending bill for 2016 sees many anti-ESA provisions during lengthy negotiations

Congress’ omnibus spending bill for 2016 sees many anti-ESA provisions during lengthy negotiations

Since this fall, the biggest legislative news on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) came only yesterday when Congress disclosed its omnibus spending bill for 2016. During the lengthy bill-related negotiations, more than dozen anti-ESA provisions were present on the table.

Smoking, drinking, sun exposure, air pollution causing 9 of 10 cancers, suggests study

Smoking, drinking, sun exposure, air pollution causing 9 of 10 cancers, suggests study

A new research conducted in the US has defied an earlier finding that blamed random cell mutations for a majority of cancers. The research instead cites smoking, drinking, exposure to sun and air pollution as the main reasons behind most of the tumours.

MIT Researchers Develop Algorithm to Predict Your Photo’s Memorability

MIT Researchers Develop Algorithm to Predict Your Photo’s Memorability

MIT scientists said they have developed a system capable of predicting the strength of human memory, thanks to artificial intelligence. They claimed their new algorithm tells accurately how well humans remember different pictures.

The researchers said they have created an algorithm, called the ‘MemNet’ algorithm, which is based on deep-learning techniques. It was exposed to a number of pictures, each with a score on how well people remembered them.

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