Researchers at the University of Tübingen have discovered a manuscript of the Holly Quran, beautifully written in Kufic sometime between 649 and 675 AD. It was donated to the university in the 19th century, and was written about 20 to 40 years after the death of the prophet Muhammad. This makes the manuscript one of… Continue reading Researchers Discovered Oldest Copy Of The Holly Quran
Experimental psychologists at the University of Glasgow in Scotland used pictures of hundreds of women from 41 different countries and ethnicities to approximate the “average face” of each country. via: The San Francisco Egotist
RHex is a bouncy six-legged all-terrain walking robot that could one day climb over rubble in a rescue mission or cross the desert with environmental sensors strapped to its back. It can jump, leap, and flip over anything that comes in its way. RHex is designed by a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. Watch the video… Continue reading RHex: Parkour RobotLink
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