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Beating the heat: Novel passive cooling device for surfaces and enclosed spaces

Beating the heat: Novel passive cooling device for surfaces and enclosed spaces

If you have ever stepped into a car parked under the sun, you would be familiar with how hot it can get inside it. This occurs because although sunlight can pass through the transparent windows, the thermal radiation re-emitted by the interior …Continue reading

Covid-19 in Pakistan: Second wave officially here

The‌ ‌numbers:‌ ‌‌As‌ ‌of‌ Saturday ‌evening,‌ ‌the‌ ‌total‌ ‌number‌ ‌of‌ ‌confirmed‌ ‌coronavirus‌ ‌ cases‌‌ ‌in‌ ‌Pakistan‌ ‌is‌ ‌332,993.‌ ‌Over‌ ‌the‌ ‌past‌ ‌24‌ ‌hours,‌ 807 ‌cases‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌registered.‌ ‌In‌ ‌total,‌ ‌there‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌6,806 ‌deaths‌ ‌due‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌virus,‌ ‌and‌ ‌314,066 ‌patients‌ ‌have‌ …Continue reading

‘Pakistani Netflix’ set to be launched

The news: The Ministry of Science and Technology has developed a Pakistani version of Netflix. The online streaming service will be launched after it has been approved by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). Pakistani Netflix: The Federal Minister for Science …Continue reading

How mobile apps grab our attention

As part of an international collaboration, Aalto University researchers have shown that our common understanding of what attracts visual attention to screens, in fact, does not transfer to mobile applications. Despite the widespread use of mobile phones and tablets in our everyday …Continue reading

Monitoring sleep positions for better rest

MIT researchers have developed a wireless, private way to monitor a person’s sleep postures — whether snoozing on their back, stomach, or sides — using reflected radio signals from a small device mounted on a bedroom wall. The device, called BodyCompass, is …Continue reading

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