Beirut explosion one of the biggest non-nuclear blasts

The explosion in the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020 was one of the biggest non-nuclear blasts in history according to engineers from Sheffield University. SARAID is a British charity which arrived in Beirut 49 hours after a blast ripped through the city, causing more than 140 deaths, 300,000 homeless and structural damage to […]

Scottish renewables firm to make flat pack water wheel for developing world

Carruthers Renewables, a Perth based engineering firm behind a fundamentally new type of water wheel, has joined forces with the Strathclyde University’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC)  to scale up production of its technology for the developing world. Prototype model of the Carruthers Water Wheel Invented by former maths lecturer turned civil engineer, Penelope Carruthers, […]

Ovipositor of parasitic wasps inspires the creation of MIS surgical tool

The egg-laying organ of parasitic wasps has propelled another tissue-transport gadget that could prompt advances in minimally invasive surgery (MIS). The model, created by scientists at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and portrayed in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, could permit MIS procedures to be utilized in beforehand difficult to-arrive at regions of […]

12 most scary and mysterious places on earth

Dubbed the most fascinating and mysterious sites on the planet earth. They are places where strangest unexplainable thing keeps happening and were nicknamed  Vile Vortices by Ivan T. Sanderson. Sanderson was a writer, biologist, and fan of the inexplicable and paranormal back in the 50s. On these sites, many ships and planes along with their […]

Laser could help verify authentic whiskies

Scientists have developed a technique using lasers to accurately measure the authenticity of exclusive whiskies without removing the cap. Iconic bottles of whisky have been known to sell for prices over £1m. Yet owners of such whisky cannot tell whether or not the contents of the bottle is the genuine product. According to a 2018 study by […]

Find out another reason why you need a bottle of coke at home

Coke a product of  Coca-Cola was invented in 1886 by a pharmacist, John Pemberton, which is not just a refreshing beverage but can serve other useful purposes. It is no longer news that coke can be used to extinguish a fire, can clean rust, and in the cure of jellyfish stings.  other uses of coke […]