Top 10 Fastest Computers in the World – Compared to a PC or iPad Pro

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  If you need to model things like the worlds weather, nuclear reactions, molecular dynamics or simulate the first few seconds after the big bang, you’re going to need some pretty serious computing power but just how much more powerful are the top 10 supercomputers compared to the PC on your desktop or the latest iPad Pro for example. In this video we’ll see just how powerful supercomputers have become but first we need to know how do you measure a computers performance. There are lots of way to do this but the most common for high performance systems and …

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Top 7 Genetically Modified Animals

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Over the past 30 years, biotechnological developments have allowed scientists to alter the genetic make-up of bacteria, plants, and animals, here are 7 of these such experiments but this just the tip of the iceberg. 7 Sudden-Death Mosquitoes Dengue fever is mosquito born virus that causes 2.3 million infections and 25,000 deaths per year worldwide As there is not cure yet, to deal with this option scientists have created what are called “sudden-death” genetically modified mosquitos which are released in the wild and breed with the indigenous mosquito population. These then pass the special gene to their offspring. This gene …

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7 Fatal Injuries That People Survived

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7. Truman Duncan cut in half by train In June 2006 38 year Truman Duncan from Cleburne, Texas was working at his job on the railway. He was in the process of connecting two rail cars when he slipped and ended up falling under the wheels of the moving railcar which effectively cut him in half. He lost part of his pelvis, his left leg, kidney and his right leg from below the thigh. When most people would have just passed out during this horrific accident he managed to hang the train until it came to a stop and then …