Mammoothy introduces Pappu Zebra mascot

Kerala Superstar actor Mammooty introduced the new Pappu Zebra, the mascot of Kerala Police’s road safety awareness campaign in 3D animation through his Facebook page. The mascot created by Nandan Pillai was initially launched on June 3, 2009, and was so successful it won the International Media Safety Award for the best Road Safety awareness…

Tencent and Medopad conducts AI medical trials in London

    Tencent’s Artificial Intelligence program clinical trial in London, aims to diagnose patients with Parkinson’s disease, in partnership with a British start-up Medopad, who are planning to target not only Parkinson’s but also multiple sclerosis and psoriasis. Fan Wei head of Tencent’s Medical AI Lab said “We find our path is coming closer and…

Danger emerges out of the blue

Millions use escalator everyday safely but aaccidents are more prevalent although deaths are infrequent. There are more than 10, 000 reported injuries annually in United States alone. Most are slip and fall accidents, but 20 per cent of escalator deaths and accidents are the result of entrapment. Escalator accidents can leave you with severe trauma.…

Weed culture

In England and Wales, 30 per cent, around 10 million adults, 16 to 64 have tried the drug at least once, according to the annual crime survey. Cannabis is classified as a Class B or middle risk substance, as around the world or “420” – Cannabis users will be lighting up to celebrate “weed culture”…

Welsh scientist on the forefront of Stem cell cure for blindness

Tests on three American blind patients – two men and a woman- who were legally blind produced exciting results according to Olav Hellebo, CEO of UK bio-tech Firm ReNeuron in Bridgend ,Wales. Before the procedure the three could read only the largest group of letter on a special eye test chart, as they had retinitis…

Dogs cleaner than men with beards

Men with beards harbour more germs in their whiskers than dogs carry on their fur according to Professor Andreas Gutzeit of Switzerland’s Hirslanden Clinic. In the study scientist wanted to discover if there was a risk that humans might pick up a dog-borne disease from an MRI scanner that was alsao used for examinations by…

We are what we eat

Our diet is putting 11 million people into an early grave each year, according to an influential study by Lancet. Our daily diet is a bigger killer than smoking and is now involved in one in five deaths around the world. Too much Salt and too few whole grains – shortened the highest number of…

Fire fighting drones are here

A drone weighing abut 121lbs (55kg) tethered to the ground with a hose, that can wash buildings and fight fires is being developed in Latvia. The  Aerones Drone company says it can clean buildings 20 times faster than human beings and fly higher than firefighter ladders can reach. With the advent of 5G mobile connectivity…

DeepMind’s AI unit more accurate than doctors for spotting eye diseases

Google’s artificial intelligence business  “DeepMind” is planning clinical trials of technology that can help diagnose eye disease more accurately than human doctors. In February 2018, DeepMind had developed AI technology that could analyse 3D retinal scans for signs of serious glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy after striking a partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.  …