Tags : science and technology

Dubai Airport Show 2022 to focus on digital airports

DUBAI: A diverse range of technologically advanced and innovative products will be displayed at the Airport Show 2022 in Dubai. The 21st edition of the event will be held from May 17 to 19 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), according to a press release issued by the organisers. The world’s largest airport industry […]...Read More

There may not be life on Mars as per scientists

A meteorite from Mars that’s over 4 billion-year-old that caused chaos here on Earth decades ago actually has no evidence of ancient, primitive Martian life, after all, scientists reported recently. In the year 1996, a NASA-led team reported that organic compounds in the rock appeared to have been left behind by living creatures. Other researchers […]...Read More

4 Esports to follow

The world is constantly changing especially in the field of technology from the metaverse to the non-fungible tokens (NFTs), it continues to evolve how we live our lives — and one of the biggest arenas, where that’s playing out, is a sport. All of this is thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and innovation in […]...Read More

Self-driving cars must be more aware to reach their true

DUBAI: Self-driving cars and delivery robots have huge potential to reshape last-mile mobility, but artificial intelligence (AI) needs to learn to interact with humans and develop a level of social awareness if they are to operate safely and efficiently. Autonomous vehicles can improve the lives of those with limited access to mobility, with knock-on benefits […]...Read More

An asteroid is headed for Earth, should we be concerned?

A massive asteroid, almost the size of the tallest building on Earth, is heading for the planet in mid-December, as per NASA’s asteroid tracker. Designated 163899 (2003 SD220), the massive asteroid has a diameter of approximately 791 meters, nearly the size of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest manmade structure on Earth.  However, observations […]...Read More

Parenting in the virtual world is quite a challenge

In the summer of 2021, Allen Roach saw something that really upset him: His then-11-year-old son, Peyton, used a sword to slice off the characters legs as well as arms in a virtual reality medieval fantasy game which he then threw off a bridge. It did all happen in VR, but for Roach — who […]...Read More

Goldfish are better drivers than humans

Researchers have found that Goldfish are capable of navigating on land in a recent study. A team at the Ben-Gurion University has developed a FOV — a fish-operated vehicle. The FOV is a robotic car is fitted with lidar, a remote sensing technology that uses pulsed laser light to collect data on the vehicle’s ground […]...Read More

Alibaba Unveils Forecast of Top 10 Leading Tech Trends

Dubai: Alibaba DAMO Academy (“DAMO”), the global research initiative by Alibaba Group, provides its forecast of the leading trends that would shape the tech industry in the year ahead.  By analyzing millions of public papers and patent filings over the past three years and conducting interviews with near 100 scientists, DAMO provides the top 10 […]...Read More

Change your car’s colour with a click

The BMW Flow electric SUV concept can transform hues at the click of a button, going from white to grey or black and back again in a matter of moments. Although it cannot go beyond shades of grey, even at that, it lacks the distinction and depth of real car paint, the effect is astonishing. […]...Read More

Terraforming will be essential if Mars is to be made

After 40 years with NASA and three years as its chief scientist, Jim Green has retired from the agency. Green, who joined NASA in 1980 spent 12 years as the director of the agency’s planetary science division and helped it complete tasks like understanding Earth’s magnetic field and searching for life on Mars. This background […]...Read More