Three-year old Grayson Clamp, born without a cochlear nerve, became the first child to receive an auditory brain stem implant last month. The implant was successful, shocking young Grayson as he heard sound for the first time, according to a UNC School of Medicine
The novel coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East is eerily similar to SARS, according to an expert who was part of a team studying a cluster of cases in hospitals in Saudi Arabia.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a battery that is made of a sliver of wood, coated with tin. This eco-friendly battery is a 1000 times thinner than paper and can last longer than a commercial battery.
Weather, airfare and upcoming local events are criteria that typically factor into travel decisions. This week, however, far greater concerns are on the minds of potential visitors to Istanbul. Ongoing local protests, government retaliation and related unrest in the city have many wondering if they should pull the plug on upcoming trips or make any new plans at all.
David Warner's immediate Test future is in serious jeopardy, despite being spared an early flight home from England. The opener on Thursday was fined $11,500 and suspended until the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, starting on July 10, over a nightclub altercation in which he took a swing at England batsman Joe Root.
The Xinhua news agency hailed the triumph of three Communists in space after China successfully launched its fifth manned spacecraft late on Tuesday, sending three astronauts into orbit on the country’s longest space trip. A Long March 2F rocket carrying three astronauts, or taikonauts as they are known in China, aboard the Shenzhou 10 astronaut capsule, lifted off as scheduled at 5.38pm on Tuesday.
The space age hotel is being set to be built on the remote and postcard perfect tropical island of Kuredhivaru in the Maldive Islands, with the National Ministry of Tourism giving the go ahead to the ambitious plan last week. Introducing the Water Discus Hotel, a luxury multi-million dollar resort featuring 21 moveable rooms found in the heart of spectacular coral reefs.
The first commercial spaceflight of the Virgin Galactic is expected to be commenced in 2014. The spaceflight will be joined by the new kind of astronauts. One of the spokespersons of the company said Virgin Galactic has numerous customers belonging to UAE. He said all the training is required in the flight at the Spaceport three days before the flight takes off.
Christmas really has come early for the world’s gamers. Not only has Xbox confirmed the next level of console in the shape of Xbox One, but Halo is to get its own TV series. Yes, we did our victory dance, too.
Arriving at an airport and jumping into a taxi is the preferred option for most, and a necessary expense for time-pressed business travelers. But try passing off a $300 airport to city center fare and your accounts department may like to have a chat with you when you return to the office.