Larger animals age faster and die sooner

In many species of animal, being larger has its advantages from attracting a mate to fighting off competitors, but this increased size can come at a price – a shorter lifespan. Researchers studying the DNA of house sparrows have discovered that the larger the bird, the shorter the caps found on the end of their…

Turkish app enables visually impaired enjoy movies

ANKARA(Web Desk):  A new Turkish app is allowing blind or visually impaired moviegoers to enjoy the show too. Users can simply launch the app before the screening of a film and plug in their earphones to receive full audio description. Developed by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell, the app was launched at a gala screening of…

Earth faces 200 YEARS of solar radiation blasts

THE Earth could be left powerless to defend against blasts of solar radiation from the Sun for up to 200 YEARS, leaving us at risk from skin cancer and worldwide electronic communication blackouts, NASA scientists have warned. The US space agency confirmed fears that we may be heading towards an extraordinary event, which would see…

Google detects 11 serious security flaws in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Google researchers have discovered 11 ‘high-impact security issues’ in Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone in a series of rigorous tests designed to weed out vulnerabilities in the phone,” wrote Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich in a Google blogpost. The company set its security analyst team Project Zero the challenge of seeking out bugs in the…