Nepalese Voice Logo
RGIT Australia Barista
Gurkhas Brunswick
Science and Technology

Cancer patient receives first penis transplant in US

A 64-year-old cancer patient has received the nations first penis transplant, a groundbreaking operation that may also help accident victims and some of the many U.S. veterans maimed by roadside bombs. In a case that represents the latest frontier in the growing field of reconstructive transplants, Thomas Manning of Halifax, Massachusetts, is faring well after the 15-hour operation last week, M...


China plans to land on Mars by 2020
Source: BBC

China plans to land on Mars by 2020

Work is proceeding quickly on Chinas planned mission to land a rover on Mars by 2020, the chief administrator of the countrys ambitious space program said Friday. Formally announced in January, Chinas Mars voyage will attempt to recreate the success of the U.S. Viking 1 mission that landed a rover on the planet four decades ago. What we would like to do is to orbit Mars, make a landing, and ...


Google is shuttering Google Compare: WSJ
Source: RSS

Google is shuttering Google Compare: WSJ

Google Inc. is shuttering Google Compare, its US comparison-shopping site for auto insurance, credit cards and mortgages after one year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The quick reversal is a setback to the Alphabet units efforts to use its enormous reach to provide consumers with niche shopping services and financial-services tools, the Jour...


Einstein's gravitational waves detected in landmark discovery

Scientists for the first time have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesised by Albert Einstein a century ago, in a landmark discovery announced on Thursday that opens a new window for studying the cosmos. The researchers said they identified gravitational waves coming from two distant black holes - extraordinarily dense objects whose existence also was foreseen by Ei...


Scientists to announce "Doomsday Clock" time
Source: RSS

Scientists to announce "Doomsday Clock" time

Scientists behind a Doomsday Clock that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm are set to announce Tuesday whether civilization is any closer or farther from disaster. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is expected to unveil the minute hand on the metaphorical clock in Washington, D.C. The clock reflects how vulnerable the world is to catastrophe from nuclear weapons, climate change a...


Spacewalk suspended after leak in US astronaut’s helmet

NASA cut short a spacewalk on Friday at the International Space Station after one of the astronauts reported a leak in his spacesuit helmet, the U.S. space agency said. Tim Peake, who on the mission became the first astronaut from Britain to walk in space, and U.S. astronaut Tim Kopra had finished the primary goal of their outing when Kopra reported a water ball had formed in his helmet. Th...


Climate change, diet killed King Kong?

The largest ape to roam Earth died out 100,000 years ago because it failed to tuck into savannah grass after climate change hit its preferred diet of forest fruit, scientists suggest. Gigantopithecus the closest Nature ever came to producing a real King Kong weighed five times as much as an adult man and probably stood three metres (nine feet) tall, according to sketchy estimates. In its ...


Brain-like computer chip developed by Chinese scientists

Scientists from Chinas Zhejiang province have developed a computer chip that works much like the brain, the media reported on Thursday. Jointly developed by scientists from Hangzhou Dianzi University and Zhejiang University, the new chip, named Darwin was revealed earlier this week after more than a year of research, Xinhua news agency reported. It can perform intelligent computer tasks by s...


UK astronaut Tim Peake calls wrong number from space
Source: RSS

UK astronaut Tim Peake calls wrong number from space

Anyone can dial a wrong number, but its not often done from outer space. British astronaut Tim Peake tweeted an apology on Christmas Day from the International Space Station after calling a wrong number. He wrote Id like to apologize to the lady I just called by mistake saying Hello, is this planet Earth? not a prank call just a wrong number! The 43-year-old former army helicopter pilo...


Nasa suspends March launch of Insight mission to Mars
Source: RSS

Nasa suspends March launch of Insight mission to Mars

The US space agency NASA said it has suspended the planned launch of a Mars lander called InSight in March 2016 due to unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a French-built seismological instrument. The bottom line is that were not ready to launch in the 2016 window, Xinhua cited John Grunsfeld, associate administrator for NASAs Science Mission Directorate in Washington, as saying in on Tues...


Right side one
Right Side Two
Right Side Three
Right Side Four
Right Side Five
Right Side Six
Right Side Seven
Right Side Eight
Before Footer