Seychelles’ New Biometric Passports

Seychelles, an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa, will introduce electronic biometric passports at the end of 2022. According to All Africa, Seychelles signed a contract with the French company IN Groupe, which specializes in producing identity cards and passports. Signed by Errol Fonseka, the Minister for International Affairs,…

The Mummy of Egyptian Pharaoh Amenhotep I Gets Digitally Unwrapped

Egyptian researchers have digitally unwrapped the mummy of Amenhotep I, an Egyptian Pharaoh who ruled from 1525 to 1504 BC. A Professor of Radiology at Cairo University, Sahar Saleem, and a renowned Egyptologist, Zahi Hawass, led the research. The procedure was performed using advanced X-ray technology, computed tomography (CT) scanning, and advanced computer software programs….

Carnivorous Animals Are Prone to Cancer?

Cancer, unfortunately, is a very common disease amongst humans. The Georgetown University Health Policy Institute advised that it is the second leading cause of death in the United States, with more than 550,000 people dying from it in one year. Recent nature studies, however, are finding that humans are not the only recipients of the…

Scientists Discover Dinosaur Embryo in Fossil Egg

Scientists in Ganzhou, China, have discovered a 66-million-year-old dinosaur embryo that was preparing to hatch from its egg. It belonged to a toothless theropod dinosaur known as the oviraptorosaur, and researchers have named it “Baby Yingliang.” According to PHYS, Baby Yingliang’s head was found laying below its body, with its feet on both sides and…

Cameras the Size of a Grain of Salt?

There is a new ultra-compact camera in development that is not only the size of a grain of salt but produces quality images better than a lot of the conventional compact cameras. According to Science Alert, this salt-sized camera is being developed with a technology known as metasurface and can capture full-color photos that are…

Flesh-Eating Bees Want Meat, Not Pollen?

Have you ever heard of a carnivorous bumblebee? Neither have I. But according to the Independent, they exist, and they’re known as “vulture bees.” Due to the intense competition for nectar, some bees throughout the tropics have developed guts that resemble vultures, which leads them to only eat flesh instead of pollen. These vulture bees…

Two or More Servings of Fish Per Week Can Fight Off Brain Disease?

For all of the pescatarians out there, I came across some interesting news. A recent study from the University of Bordeaux found that people who eat two or more servings of fish per week have a lower chance of developing vascular brain disease: a condition that damages blood flow and vessels in the brain. Eating…

What is The Internet of Bodies?

With the rise of artificial intelligence and the introduction of the 5G network, an internet-ran society is no longer a conspiracy but a reality. So what about internet-ran body parts? Could that be a possibility? Yes, and it’s known as The Internet of Bodies. According to RAND, The Internet of Bodies (IoB) falls under the…

Where Will Our Planet Be in 500 Years?

Climate change and the deterioration of the planet have been hot-button topics for years. And if you’ve been following this blog, then you also know about the endangered species that are on the verge of extinction. So questioning where our planet is headed seems logical, and that’s exactly what scientists are doing. According to SciTechDaily,…

China’s Long March 2F Rocket

China recently revealed its new Long March 2F Rocket. Standing at 203-feet-high (62 meters), this rocket was transferred to the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on October 7, 2021. The Shenzhou 13 spacecraft that sits on top of the rocket will carry three astronauts on its mission. As of right now, the launch date is unknown,…

Memory Erasure is Currently in Development

For years, Sci-Fi films and speculative fiction novels have centered plots around brain manipulation and memory erasure, so the idea of this coming to fruition isn’t surprising. But would it be ethically ok to practice, and would there be any psychological setbacks? Researchers are still trying to figure that out. According to the National Library…

Cows Who Are Potty-Trained Could Reduce Pollution?

Did you know that cows could be potty-trained? And by doing so, did you know it could help fight against pollution? According to Science News, researchers in Germany have trained cows to use a small, fenced-in area with artificial flooring as a bathroom stall. This allows farms to capture and treat cow urine, which often…