Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Hospitalizations for eating disorders increased during COVID-19: Study
Washington | October 3, 2023 5:44:40 PM IST
New research found that emergency department (ED) visits and hospital admissions for eating disorders increased during the COVID-19 pandemic in adolescents aged 10-17 years, as did ED visits among young adults and older adults. ... read..

Pregnant women providehope for efficient gestational diabetes therapy
Washington | October 3, 2023 1:50:25 PM IST
Researchers have taken a big step forward in the management of gestational diabetes mellitus after a clinical trial involving pregnant women gave expectant moms suffering from the condition new hope. ... read..

Study finds eating disorders increased during pandemic among adolescents
Toronto | October 3, 2023 11:49:57 AM IST
Emergency department (ED) visits and hospital admissions for eating disorders increased during the COVID-19 pandemic in adolescents aged 10-17 years, as did ED visits among young adults and older adults, according to new research, ... read..

Researchers discover how brain biometrics help inform sports concussions
Melbourne | October 3, 2023 10:44:28 AM IST
According to recent research from the University of South Australia, novel brain biometrics could assist in determining whether an athlete is fit to return to play after a concussion. ... read..

Genome research reveals 30 years of Darwin's finch evolution
Uppsala | October 3, 2023 8:44:34 AM IST
A ground-breaking investigation on the most recent evolutionary change in natural populations has been published by an international team of academics. ... read..

Pharmacists can help to increase access to life-saving vacciness: Study
Washington DC | October 3, 2023 6:47:28 AM IST
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have discovered a potential answer to this ongoing problem. Researchers discovered that using an electronic questionnaire at the time of appointment booking for seasonal influenza or COVID-19 immunisations is a ra ... read..

Pheromones impact fake behaviour in beetles: Study
Tokyo | October 3, 2023 6:47:26 AM IST
Predation is a driving force in the evolution of anti-predator defences, and death faking, or immobility in reaction to dangers, is a widespread defensive strategy shared by many animal species. ... read..

Researchers find how breastfeeding is linked to lower levels of body fat
Washington | October 2, 2023 4:16:50 PM IST
New research has connected newborn formula and the early introduction of fizzy drinks to higher levels of body fat later in childhood. ... read..

Connection between food insecurity, rate of severe hypoglycaemia in adults with diabetes: Study
Washington | October 2, 2023 4:16:29 PM IST
According to new research, severe hypoglycemia is more than twice as likely among persons with diabetes who struggle to purchase meals. ... read..

Study finds unacknowledged role of viral infections in sepsis
Boston | October 1, 2023 6:14:53 PM IST
According to a recent study led by scientists at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, SARS-CoV-2 accounted for 1 in 6 occurrences of sepsis over the first 33 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the importance of viral sepsis. ... read..

Researchers investigate occurrence of microplastics in cloud water
Washington | October 1, 2023 6:14:51 PM IST
Plastic particles less than 5 mm in diameter are referred to as 'microplastics.' These microscopic plastic particles are typically found in industrial effluents or as a result of the decomposition of larger plastic trash. ... read..

Study finds method of delivering clinically used gene therapy vectors
Washington | October 1, 2023 6:14:49 PM IST
Researchers used a noninvasive, ultrasound-based technique to investigate the safety and feasibility of gene delivery to numerous brain regions in rats, and their findings suggest that as more locations are opened, gene delivery effectiveness improves wit ... read..

Quick dialysis may be most beneficial to some kidney patients: Study
Washington | October 1, 2023 6:14:47 PM IST
According to one study, people with acute kidney impairment who require outpatient dialysis after being discharged from the hospital receive the same care as those with the more common end-stage kidney disease. ... read..

Swimming lessons stop kids from having fun in pool: Research
Washington | October 1, 2023 12:17:04 PM IST
Researchers proved that errors in traditional swimming training might be solved via self-determination theory. ... read..

Researchers reveal how doing 3,000 steps daily can reduce blood pressure in older persons
Washington | October 1, 2023 2:16:10 AM IST
According to a recent study, boosting daily exercise by 3,000 steps may significantly decrease elderly people's high blood pressure. ... read..

Brain signals are linked to memory performance: Study
Basel | September 30, 2023 7:46:24 PM IST
Memory performance varies greatly across individuals. Scientists at the University of Basel have discovered that certain brain signals are linked to these variances. ... read..

Pomegranate water consumption helps to keep canine teeth healthy: Research
Washington DC | September 30, 2023 12:19:43 AM IST
Periodontal disease is one of the most frequent diseases in dogs, affecting at least 80% of canines over the age of three. Gingivitis, in which the gums become red and inflamed and may bleed, is the first stage of periodontal disease. If left untreated, t ... read..

Arctic cloud ice formation is influenced by biological particles: Study
Washington | September 29, 2023 12:13:13 AM IST
Researchers have presented data from their studies that demonstrate the critical role that biological particles, such as pollen, spores, and bacteria, play in the development of ice in Arctic clouds. ... read..

Wild Asian elephants have unusual puzzle-solving abilities
New York | September 28, 2023 11:13:44 PM IST
Individual creativity is regarded as a measure of intelligence within species, and elephants are among the creatures that have long piqued the curiosity of academics due to their complex approach to problem resolution. ... read..

Study finds earthworms contribute to global grain production
Washington | September 28, 2023 2:14:13 AM IST
Earthworms are important drivers of global food production, contributing to approximately 6.5 per cent of grain yield and 2.3 per cent of legumes produced worldwide each year, according to a new study. ... read..

Researchers examine presence of microplastics in cloud water
Washington | September 28, 2023 2:14:09 AM IST
Plastic particles smaller than 5 mm in size are referred to as "microplastics." ... read..

Swimming classes inhibit children from enjoying in pool: Study
Washington | September 28, 2023 2:14:07 AM IST
Researchers demonstrated that deficiencies in typical swimming lessons could be solved by following self-determination theory. ... read..

Researchers find how liver cells become scarring, worse
La Jolla (California) | September 27, 2023 11:44:04 PM IST
Hepatic fibrosis happens when the liver's destroyed cells are replaced by scar tissue. Cirrhosis, liver failure, and even liver cancer may develop as a result of the liver's blood flow being disrupted over time by accumulated scarring. An organ transplan ... read..

Swimming classes may discourage kids from just having fun in the pool: Research
Washington DC | September 27, 2023 1:45:05 PM IST
Swimming lessons are not only potentially life-saving; they also give a full-body workout that enhances cardiovascular and lung health. While most youngsters in high-income countries learn to swim, few join a swimming club afterwards. ... read..

Study reveals benefits, drawbacks of library data storytelling
Washington | September 26, 2023 11:46:44 PM IST
A study has found that effective data storytelling can improve public library administrators' approaches to data gathering and advocacy for libraries.The findings were published in the journal Public Library Quarterly. ... read..

One-hour training is enough to control a third robotic arm: Study
Washington | September 26, 2023 10:44:27 PM IST
According to a study, a one-hour training session is sufficient for people to perform a task with their own robotic arms as effectively as with a partner. ... read..

Research reveals senescent immune cells promote lung tumor growth
Minnesota | September 26, 2023 7:43:49 PM IST
Macrophages are white blood cells that serve as the body's first line of defence against infection. Macrophages can launch a reaction against tumours in addition to destroying dangerous germs. However, macrophages, like other cells, can reach a state know ... read..

New information revealed about exoplanet's star, atmosphere
Montreal | September 26, 2023 6:43:43 PM IST
The interesting TRAPPIST-1 exoplanetary system was initially found in 2016 amid speculation that it might one day be a home for mankind. Astronomers working under the direction of a team at the Universit de Montral have made significant progress in st ... read..

Researchers find how antiviral drug associated with SARS-CoV-2 mutations
London | September 25, 2023 10:46:20 PM IST
Molnupiravir, an antiviral medication for COVID-19 infections, and a pattern of mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 virus have been linked, according to research from the Francis Crick Institute, the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, the Universit ... read..

Study examines benefits and risk of using plastic in agriculture
Vienna | September 25, 2023 9:44:50 PM IST
Without plastics, modern agriculture is unimaginable. There are 12 million tonnes utilised annually. However, what about the effects on the environment? In a recent study published in Nature Communication Earth and Environment, an international group of w ... read..

Microplastic sources and hidden sinks can be found in rivers
Plymouth | September 25, 2023 9:44:42 PM IST
An extensive amount of microplastic particles are being trapped in riverbed sediments or dispersed through the air along significant river systems, according to a recent study. ... read..

Waterfleas hold key to cleaner environment, better human health: Research
Washington DC | September 25, 2023 8:47:53 PM IST
According to a new study, tiny waterfleas could play an essential part in eliminating persistent chemical contaminants from wastewater, making it safe to use in factories, farms, and homes. ... read..

Returning home for vacations may help bilingual children retain their family's native language: Study
Washington DC | September 25, 2023 3:44:04 PM IST
It is difficult to keep a language alive in the family. Many people who relocate to new nations discover that their native language has become a heritage language, passed down to subsequent generations with variable degrees of success. These languages fac ... read..

According to research, black holes eat faster than previously thought
Washington DC | September 24, 2023 10:44:49 PM IST
A new study led by Northwestern University is changing the way astrophysicists think about supermassive black holes' eating habits. ... read..

New study reveals how bats evolved to avoid cancer
England | September 24, 2023 10:44:39 PM IST
According to a new study published in Genome Biology and Evolution by Oxford University Press, rapid evolution in bats may explain the animals' unique ability to host and survive infections as well as avoid cancer. ... read..

Immune cells are vital for effective immunisation against SARS-CoV-2 virus: Study
Washington | September 24, 2023 9:47:55 PM IST
An important fraction of immune system cells necessary for effective immunisation against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic virus has recently been the subject of new research. ... read..

Bright city lights cause smaller eyes in certain birds: Study
Washington | September 24, 2023 9:47:39 PM IST
According to a new study, the harsh lights of big cities may be generating an evolutionary adaption for smaller eyes in some birds. ... read..

Child abuse may be reduced in safer communities: Study
Washington DC | September 24, 2023 9:47:30 PM IST
Researchers have long suspected that a child's neighbourhood can be a source of risk or safety. This notion is supported by a new Rutgers study, which discovered that when parents feel anxious or depressed about their environment, they may have a more dif ... read..

Study finds how obesity, weight loss, hematopoietic cancer are linked
Goteborg | September 24, 2023 8:46:58 PM IST
Previous studies found that having a weight problem increases your risk of developing certain types of cancer. It is also well-known that women who are obese have higher cancer risk than males do, and that risk declines with deliberate weight loss. Howeve ... read..

Researchers discover how traumatic brain injury, dementia linked by cerebrospinal fluid leaks
Toronto | September 24, 2023 7:47:43 PM IST
Dementia risk has been correlated with traumatic brain injury. Sadly, the exact mechanisms causing this relationship are still unknown. It is difficult to establish preventative strategies to assist TBI patients because of this knowledge gap. ... read..

Study finds ways to analyse brain signals to look into brain illness
North Gyeongsang Province | September 24, 2023 4:47:32 PM IST
Analysing and interpreting brain signals is critical for investigating brain diseases and developing novel treatments. ... read..

Diabetes linked to early puberty onset in both girls, boys: Study
Washington | September 24, 2023 4:47:16 PM IST
Research has discovered diabetes has been linked to early puberty onset in both girls and boys. ... read..

New gut microbe produces smelly toxic gas but defends against pathogens: Study
Washington DC | September 23, 2023 10:43:59 PM IST
An international team of scientists led by University of Vienna microbiologist Alexander Loy discovered new gut bacteria that just consume taurine and produce the noxious chemical hydrogen sulphide. As a result, the researchers have improved our understan ... read..

Research suggests employee surveys may not catch toxic leadership practices
New York | September 23, 2023 8:46:49 PM IST
Standard and overly simplistic questionnaires, according to new research from Binghamton University's School of Management (SOM), just skim the surface of what employees think of their leaders, and negative behaviour may be sliding between the gaps. ... read..

Scientists discover new evidence to explain how humans pay attention
Science | September 23, 2023 7:47:21 PM IST
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) researchers have discovered fresh evidence regarding how chemicals released by brain cells influence our attention span. ... read..

Study uses magnetoresistance of MXene to predict distribution of molecules
Washington | September 23, 2023 7:47:09 PM IST
The magnetoresistance property of MXene has been utilised by researchers to develop a way to predict the distribution of molecules on the surface. ... read..

Patients with psoriasis have lower coronary flow: Study
Washington | September 23, 2023 12:43:40 PM IST
New research on the connection between severe psoriasis and coronary microvascular dysfunction suggested that those with severe psoriasis have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. ... read..

Climate change can be taught to migrating birds: Research
Washington DC | September 22, 2023 9:45:39 PM IST
Spring is arriving earlier as a result of climate change. Migratory birds, on the other hand, are not keeping up with these changes and arrive too late for the peak in food availability when it is time to reproduce. Researchers in Lund, Sweden, and the Ne ... read..

Colorful primates dont have better color vision: Study
Washington | September 22, 2023 2:47:55 PM IST
Researchers found that red skin and/or red-orange fur may be advantageous for use in social communication even in primate species with poor colour vision. ... read..

Sewage discharge is worse for rivers than agriculture: Study
England | September 21, 2023 4:15:58 PM IST
New research from the University of Oxford, published ahead of World Rivers Day (September 24), finds that sewage flow into rivers has a bigger influence on water quality and the animals and plants that live in rivers than surrounding land development. ... read..

Monkeys make a stink in response to human noise
London | September 21, 2023 4:15:33 PM IST
According to new research, monkeys increase their usage of scent markings in order to compensate for human noise pollution. ... read..

Study finds lower haematological cancer risk after bariatric surgery
Goteborg | September 21, 2023 11:14:47 AM IST
Previous research revealed that being overweight or obese is a risk factor for various forms of cancer. It is also known that obese women are more likely to develop cancer than their male counterparts, and the risk level reduces with intentional weight lo ... read..

Study finds how bats evolved to avoid cancer
England | September 21, 2023 12:15:32 AM IST
A new research published by Oxford University Press in Genome Biology and Evolution suggests that rapid evolution in bats may explain the animals' unique capacity to host and survive infections as well as avoid cancer. ... read..

Research reveals black holes eat faster than previously expected
Washington DC | September 21, 2023 12:15:18 AM IST
A new study led by Northwestern University is redefining how astrophysicists think about the eating habits of supermassive black holes. ... read..

Study finds how cognitive behavioral therapy comforts fibromyalgia pain experienced by brain
Massachusetts | September 20, 2023 10:17:41 PM IST
Patients suffering from fibromyalgia (FM), a disease that primarily affects women and is characterised by persistent pain, exhaustion, and brain fog, frequently have few therapeutic options and explanations for their symptoms. ... read..

Bright city lights in big cities causing smaller eyes in some birds: Study
Washington | September 20, 2023 10:17:20 PM IST
According to a new study, the bright lights of big cities may be causing an evolutionary adaption for smaller eyes in some birds. ... read..

Safer neighbourhoods may reducerisk of child abuse: Research
Washington DC | September 20, 2023 10:17:04 PM IST
Researchers have long suspected that neighbourhoods can be a source of risk or protection for children's well-being. A new Rutgers study backs up this theory, finding that when parents are stressed or depressed about their surroundings, they may have a mo ... read..

Scientists recover RNA from an extinct species for the first time
Washington | September 20, 2023 9:14:39 PM IST
A new study demonstrated the isolation and sequencing of RNA molecules from a Tasmanian tiger specimen kept at room temperature in a museum collection over a century ago. ... read..

Study reveals most critical issues for grizzly bear conservation
New Jersey | September 20, 2023 6:15:30 PM IST
Humans have a negative impact on the health of grizzly bear populations through top-down influences such as direct mortality associated with forestry roads (from conflict or illegal killings) and displacement from high-quality habitats, as well as botto ... read..

Study links severe psoriasis to higher risk for heart disease
New York | September 20, 2023 12:15:06 PM IST
Researchers have found that people with severe psoriasis are at higher cardiovascular risk in the largest investigation to date on the association between severe psoriasis and coronary microvascular dysfunction. ... read..

Study finds training guts immune system to fight harmful effects of emulsifiers in processed food
California | September 20, 2023 10:14:11 AM IST
In a new study, mice with immune systems that had been trained against the microbial protein flagellin did not experience the usual negative consequences of consuming food additive emulsifiers, pointing to a potential new strategy to battle many chronic i ... read..

Parents favour indoor physical education due to bad air quality: Study
Washington | September 18, 2023 11:45:42 PM IST
According to the University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, two-thirds of parents had experienced at least one day with poor or dangerous air quality in their neighbourhood in the last two years. ... read..

Giant pandas living outside latitude of normal range are less active: Study
Washington | September 18, 2023 10:45:11 PM IST
Researchers found that pandas outside their latitude were less active, perhaps because daylight and temperature cues differed at different latitudes. ... read..

New research indicates that Moon might have less water than previously thought
Texas | September 18, 2023 9:44:30 PM IST
A team led by Dr Raluca Rufu of the Southwest Research Institute recently calculated that the majority of the Moon's permanently shadowed regions (PSRs) are at most 3.4 billion years old and can contain relatively fresh deposits of water ice. Water resour ... read..

Researchers find how work, enjoyment boost well-being
Washington DC | September 18, 2023 12:14:16 AM IST
According to a study conducted in three countries under the direction of Dr Paul Hanel of the Department of Psychology, people who prioritized performance over enjoyment experienced lower levels of satisfaction the following day. ... read..

Study challenges widely accepted theory on origin of Parkinson's disease
Illinois | September 17, 2023 11:15:09 PM IST
A recent study from Northwestern Medicine challenges a widely accepted theory on the origins of Parkinson's disease. ... read..

Electrons from Earth may be producing water on Moon: Study
Washington | September 17, 2023 8:14:26 PM IST
Scientists determined that high energy electrons in Earth's plasma sheet are contributing to weathering processes on the Moon's surface and may have contributed to the development of water on the lunar surface. ... read..

Study finds both high, normal-protein diets are effective for T2D management
Birmingham | September 17, 2023 8:14:17 PM IST
According to new research from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, the kind of protein in the diet is less relevant than the overall amount of weight loss in people with kind 2 diabetes. ... read..

Genetically modified bacteriadegrade plastics in saltwater: Study
Washington DC | September 17, 2023 7:16:11 PM IST
A marine bacterium has been genetically modified by researchers to break down plastic in saline water. The synthetic creature is capable of degrading polyethene terephthalate (PET), a plastic used in everything from water bottles to clothing that contribu ... read..

Ground-nesting birds build their nests to protect themselves from predators: Study
Washington | September 17, 2023 12:15:10 PM IST
Ground-nesting birds known as lapwings, according to new research, use the design of their nests and surroundings to hide from predators. ... read..

Study uncovers technology that enables integration of sensing, control in soft robotics
Washington | September 17, 2023 12:14:59 PM IST
Soft inflatable robots have emerged as a fascinating paradigm for applications that require inherent safety and adaptability. ... read..

Study gives more insight into inflammatory signs for adolescent depression
London | September 17, 2023 12:14:34 AM IST
Depression and the risk of depression are linked to different inflammatory proteins in boys and girls, says new research led by King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience (IoPPN). ... read..

Do you know guts with mature bacteria associated with less allergy-related wheezing, asthma in early childhood?
Milan | September 16, 2023 8:15:37 PM IST
Babies and early children with better-developed populations of gut bacteria are less likely to develop allergy-related wheezing or asthma, according to a study presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Milan, Italy. ... read..

Study uses brain imaging to investigate uncertainty processing in OCD
Washington | September 16, 2023 6:15:25 PM IST
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a neurological ailment described by compulsive repetitive actions such as cleaning and checking even when there is evident objective confirmation that the environment is clean, organised, and proper. ... read..

Microorganisms can create electricity from wastewater: Study
Washington DC | September 16, 2023 4:16:22 PM IST
Researchers reported a major achievement in bioelectronics increasing the ability of common E. coli bacteria to generate energy. ... read..

Irisin-based medicines may aid in Alzheimer's disease treatment: Study
Massachusetts | September 16, 2023 4:16:08 PM IST
Researchers discovered promising results indicating that irisin-based medicines may aid in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. ... read..

Children growing up in towns have greater rates of respiratory illness: Study
Lausanne | September 16, 2023 4:15:41 PM IST
Researchers found that young children growing up in towns and cities have greater rates of respiratory illness than those growing up in the country. ... read..

Ground-nesting birds design their nests to hide from predators: Study
Washington | September 15, 2023 9:44:18 PM IST
According to new research, ground-nesting birds known as lapwings exploit the design of their nests and surroundings to hide from predators. ... read..

Study finds technology that enables integration of sensing, control in soft robotics
Washington | September 15, 2023 8:44:22 PM IST
Soft inflatable robots have emerged as an intriguing paradigm for applications requiring intrinsic safety and adaptability. ... read..

Poor neighbourhoods might have impact on one's health: Study
Washington | September 15, 2023 7:47:49 PM IST
Researchers revealed that environments that discourage physical activity, poor food quality, and increased consumption of calories from foods high in trans-fatty acids, all of which are common in underprivileged areas, disturb the brain's ability to proce ... read..

Timing is everything when it comes to starting a family: Research
Washington DC | September 15, 2023 12:44:31 PM IST
The review, carried out in collaboration with experts from Oxford University, the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, and the Princess Anne Hospital in Southampton, included seven randomised controlled trials including 2,464 women or couples who were try ... read..

Research reveals genetically modified bacteria break down plastics in saltwater
Washington DC | September 15, 2023 12:44:27 PM IST
Researchers have genetically modified a marine microbe to break down plastic in salt water. The engineered organism can specifically degrade polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a plastic used in everything from water bottles to garments that contributes sig ... read..

Study shows all work and no play makes for dull living
Washington DC | September 15, 2023 12:44:22 PM IST
A study, conducted in three nations and directed by Dr. Paul Hanel of the Department of Psychology, has revealed that persons who valued performance above enjoyment were less satisfied the next day. ... read..

Earth's electrons may be forming water on Moon: Study
Washington | September 14, 2023 10:44:27 PM IST
A team of researchers discovered that high energy electrons in Earth's plasma sheet are contributing to weathering processes on the Moon's surface and that the electrons may have aided in the formation of water on the lunar surface. ... read..

Wild bees' development, health are hampered by lack of maternal care: Study
Washington | September 14, 2023 9:45:01 PM IST
According to researchers, most wild bees are solitary, but one tiny species of carpenter bees meticulously cares for and raises their offspring, which results in significant benefits to the developing bee's microbiome, development, and health. ... read..

Early childhood malnutrition sets stage for poor growth: Study
Washington | September 14, 2023 8:44:56 PM IST
The researchers found that malnutrition affects growth in the first two years of life, highlighting a devastating reality for millions of children in the Global South, particularly Asia. ... read..

People who put achievement ahead of enjoyment are less happy: Study
Washington | September 14, 2023 8:44:51 PM IST
Researchers discovered that people who prioritised achievement over enjoyment were less happy the next day. ... read..

DNA breakthrough detects genetic diversity of invasive fish: Research
New York | September 14, 2023 6:45:46 PM IST
Ecologists have proven that the genetic material that species shed into their environments can reveal not only the presence of the species but also a wide range of information about the genetics of whole populations information that may assist scientist ... read..

Wolves, dogs appear to remember where people hid food: Research
Washington DC | September 14, 2023 6:45:42 PM IST
In a research involving many wolves and dogs, both animals did better at finding hidden food if they had previously watched the food being hidden by a person, implying that they remembered where the food was and did not rely simply on scent to discover it ... read..

Cleaning products emit hundreds of hazardous chemicals: Study
Washington DC | September 14, 2023 6:44:53 PM IST
A peer-reviewed study conducted by Environmental Working Group experts discovered disturbing details regarding the potential health dangers of common household cleaning products. ... read..

Pollination by multiple bee species improves cherry harvest: Research
Washington DC | September 14, 2023 5:45:54 PM IST
Trees should be pollinated by both honey bees and mason bees for the best cherry harvest. A recent study performed by a University of Gothenburg professor demonstrates yet another advantage of biodiversity. ... read..

Some spiders may transfer mercury contamination to land animals: Study
Washington DC | September 13, 2023 11:46:24 PM IST
Many spiders sit patiently in their webs, waiting for prey to come to them. Arachnids that live near lakes and rivers eat aquatic insects like dragonflies. However, if these insects live in mercury-contaminated streams, the metal can be passed on to the s ... read..

Researchersdiscoverwhy,whenSahara Desert was green
Washington DC | September 13, 2023 10:44:19 PM IST
A major study has given new insight into North African humid periods that have occurred during the last 800,000 years, explaining why the Sahara Desert has been green at times. ... read..

Study finds how pneumococcal vaccines associated with fewer severe infections among children with sickle cell disease
Washington | September 12, 2023 11:45:37 PM IST
According to recent studies, the prevalence of invasive pneumococcal infection (IPD) in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) has dramatically decreased after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccines PCV7 and PCV13. ... read..

Surfactants may cause toxic chemicals in aerosols to last longer in air: Study
Birmingham | September 12, 2023 11:45:34 PM IST
Hazardous chemicals often seen in aerosols, such as those produced during cooking and cleaning, can be 'protected' in 3D structures made by surfactants, allowing them to stay longer in the air, according to research led by the University of Birmingham. ... read..

Plant-based food alternatives might help inshift to global sustainability: Study
Washington DC | September 12, 2023 9:45:31 PM IST
According to new research, replacing 50 per cent of meat and milk products with plant-based alternatives by 2050 can reduce agriculture and land use-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 31 per cent while also halting the deterioration of forest and n ... read..

River water quality declining worldwide as a result of climate change
Utrecht | September 12, 2023 8:44:21 PM IST
Our ability to manage water is severely threatened by climate change, more droughts, and more frequent rainstorms. Water quality as well as availability are under threat. ... read..

Researchers find combination of cancer inhibitors in slowing tumour growth
Hiroshima | September 12, 2023 8:44:06 PM IST
In individuals with specific malignancies, including as head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and lung adenocarcinoma, a combination of inhibitors has been shown to reduce tumour growth and prevent relapse. Their findings encourage the creation of novel t ... read..

Contamination residues still found in park built on former municipal incinerator sites: Study
Washington | September 12, 2023 4:44:06 PM IST
Many cities in the United States and Canada burnt their rubbish and waste in municipal incinerators during much of the last century. ... read..

New super-fast flood model has potential to save lives: Study
Melbourne | September 12, 2023 2:43:46 PM IST
Researchers found a new model that has the potential to significantly improve emergency response by lowering flood forecasting time from hours to days and allowing flood behaviour to be reliably anticipated at super-fast speeds as an event unfolds. ... read..

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