Day: March 24, 2017

New Smartphone Device Can Test Sperm Quality

March 24, 2017

A new smartphone device can analyse a man’s sperm quality and let him know in a matter of minutes whether he suffers from infertility, US researchers said Wednesday. Infertility affects more than 45 million couples worldwide. Over 40 percent of fertility problems are due to poor quality sperm. The technology described in the journal Science […]

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NASA to Use Laser Communication for High-Speed Space ‘Internet’

March 24, 2017

In a step towards verifying the efficacy of laser communications for speedier data rates for connections between spacecraft and the Earth, NASA said it is developing a trailblazing, long-term technology demonstration mission. The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) mission, scheduled for launch in 2019, will help NASA understand the best ways to operate laser communications […]

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