If human and computer intelligence come together, they may be helpful in solving the world’s ‘wicked’ problems. Agreeing with it, the Human Computation Institute (HCI) and Cornell University scientists said that human active interaction with machines creates a new paradigm to give solutions to complex global problems, including climate change and international conflicts.
Researchers have provided fascinating insights on parthenogenesis or virgin birth in snakes recently. Facultative parthenogenesis or asexual reproduction in any other sexually reproducing species seems to be very common in snakes and could signify a potentially vital feature of vertebrate evolution.
A specific type of pygmy chameleon has the ability to fling its tongue till a length that is 2.5 times more as compared to its own body’s length. The speed of the fling varies from 0-60 miles per hour in a hundredth of a second. This is 300 times more than the speed achieved by a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette.