Seals have high levels of carbon monoxide in their blood - due to their deep dives Elephant seals blood has 10% carbon monoxide, as they hold breath for 75% of their lives 😯 Humans acquire it from smoking 🚬
Transatlantic Fiber Optics are the data cables that make it possible for transmitting the data across different continents seamlessly. These are also known as submarine data cables and they are laid 8000 m under water and can withstand any amount of pressure that the ocean exerts. These cables offer a higher rate of data transmission of upto 2TBps, are real-time and cause very low error rates 👌
Present day universal robots have lizard like minds that can be programmed for almost any routine chore. By 2030, second generation robots with trainable mouse like minds will exist. By 2040, computing power will make 3rd generation Robots with monkey like minds 🧠 Mid 21st century will see fourth generation robots with human like mental power.
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Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong have created a slimy soft robot designed to enter the human body. The bot is made up of a slime containing magnetic particles which can be manipulated using external magnets. Scientists hope to one day deploy the slimy creation into a human digestive system to help retrieve objects that have been accidentally swallowed 👏
English Violet is a medium dark shade of magenta / violet. According to an interesting discovery by cognitive scientist Allen Tager, shades of violet weren't used in artworks until the mid 19th centuries. While there are various debatable theories around this, Tager's theory is that humans were only able to see the color because of the altered ionization of the atmosphere caused by the cosmic radiation.