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List of some Indian inventions that may surprise you !!

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Button - Buttons were made from seashell and were used in the Indus Valley Civilization (Now India and Pakistan ) for ornamental purposes by 2000 BCE. Buttons were carved into geometric shapes and had holes pierced into them so that they could be attached to clothing by using a thread.
Ruler - Rulers were made from Ivory and used by the Indus Valley Civilization in 1500 BCE. The  ruler was calibrated to about 1/16 of an inch which is less than 2 millimetres. The weights and measures of the Indus civilization also reached Persia and Central Asia, where they were further modified.Stirrup - The earliest evidence of the stirrup was a toe loop that held the big toe and was used in India late in the second century BC. This ancient foot support consisted of a looped rope for the big toe which was at the bottom of a saddle made of fiber or leather.Stepwell - The earliest stepwells most likely date to about 550 AD, but the most famous were built in medieval times. It is estimated that over 3,00…

5 Innovative Inventions Of 2K14

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Solar-panel windows

A breakthrough in quantum dot research by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory paved the way for windows that double as solar panels.Quantum dots - nano-crystals made of a semiconductor - were embedded in a transparent polymer in order to capture the sun's energy and harvest it as power.


Smart contact lenses

A smart contact lens that can monitor the glucose levels of diabetes sufferers was developed by Google in January.Coming out of the company's Google X skunk works division, best known for developing Google Glass, the contact lenses use chips and sensors the size of glitter to offer an early warning to the wearer by analysing tears.

SolePower 

Each thud of a hiker’s heel releases enough energy to illuminate a light bulb. Rather than waste that power, Matt Stanton, an engineer and avid backpacker, created a shoe insole that stores it as electricity.


XStat

To save more lives, a group of veterans, scientists, and engineers known as RevMedx has created …

Lazy Lifestyle Led To Weaker Bones

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The comparatively light bone structure of modern humans compared to ancestor  and other modern primates may be due to the modern abandonment of the constant physical activity that was inherent in the life of early hunter gathers.

The most plausible explanation is that a lack of constant physical activity causes the bone in the head of the femur, the long bone in the thigh, to become thinner and lighter than that found in more mobile populations or modern primates such as chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans.
The other two possible explanations, that humans and nonhuman primates have different bone structure because of genetics, with humans evolving to a lighter, more gracile structure, Or that the large joint surfaces required for upright, two-legged movement decrease the strain on bone and therefore the development of strong bones, do not appear to be true.

Ryan, working with Colin N. Shaw of the University of Cambridge, UK, looked at the hip joint to determine which of the three possib…

Antimicrobial Metal :- Copper !

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Copper and its alloys (brasses, bronzes, copper-nickel-zinc, and others) are natural antimicrobial materials. Ancient civilizations exploited the antimicrobial properties of copper long before the concept of microbes became understood in the nineteenth century.

Bacteria, yeasts, and viruses are rapidly killed on metallic copper surfaces, and the term “contact killing” has been coined for this process. In several clinical studies, copper has been evaluated for use on touch surfaces, such as door handles, bathroom fixtures, or bed rails, in attempts to curb nosocomial infections. In connection to these new applications of copper, it is important to understand the mechanism of contact killing since it may bear on central issues, such as the possibility of the emergence and spread of resistant organisms, cleaning procedures, and questions of material and object engineering. Recent work has shed light on mechanistic aspects of contact killing.
The antimicrobial properties of copper are still…

Mission :- Educated Bharat

As we know that in Bharat there a lot of children who never get any education. This is because of their background, caste and other problems. I want to education all of them which is impossible yet, but i have an idea to educate them. In Bharat there are a lot of families and a family has a housewife. I know that most them are not educated, but 50% of them are educated. From this 50%, 25% are working or employed anywhere, but 25% are free. So, when they have their spare time (generally afternoon), they should collect 2 or 3 children (who don't have money to educate them) and educate them, just for 1 hour daily. If one housewife educate 3 children, then 5 million housewife educate 15 million of children every hour in India. And in this 15 million of children 50% are girls, so thehousewives of Bharat educating girls too.  At last, it is my request to all the reader please give you 1% percent by sharing my view, because your 1% will be 10% of Bharat's Future . Thank You for reading …

Does Curiosity Improve Your Brain Memory ?

As everyone knows it's easier to learn about a topic you're curious about.Now, a new study reveals what's going on in the brain during that process, revealing that such curiosity may give a person a memory boost. When participants in the study were feeling curious, they were better at remembering information even about unrelated topics, and brain scans showed activity in areas linked to reward and memory. The results, detailed Oct. 2 in the journal Neuron, hint at ways to improve learning and memory in both healthy people and those with neurological disorders, the researchers said. Not surprisingly, the study researchers found that people remembered more information about the trivia when they were curious about the trivia answers.But unexpectedly, when the participants were curious, they were also better at remembering the faces, an entirely unrelated task.  Participants who were curious were also more likely than others to remember both the trivia information and unrelated fa…

Facts which blow your mind!!!!

Some Great  Facts About Some  Great Personalities . Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.  Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of cleanliness.She declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she needed it or not .In 1935 a writer named Dudley Nichols refused to accept the Oscar for his movie The Informer because the Writers Guild was on strike against the movie studios. In 1970 George C. Scott refused the Best Actor Oscar for Patton.In 1972 Marlon Brando refused the Oscar for his role in The Godfather.Bill Gates' first business was Traff-O-Data, a company that created machines which recorded the number of cars passing a given point on a road.Plutonium - first weighed on August 20th, 1942, by University of Chicago scientists Glenn Seaborg and his colleagues - was the first man-made element.Horatio Nelson, one of England’s most illustrious admirals was th…