Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Urgent climate action can secure liveable future: IPCC report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
There are multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change, and they are available now, said scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released on M ... read..

India has 45K job openings in AI: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
There are 45,000 Artificial Intelligence (AI) job openings in India, with data scientists and Machine Learning (ML) engineers being among the most sought-after careers, according to a report on Monday. ... read..

This layoff was not performance-based: Sacked Meta worker
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Meta (formerly Facebook) has started laying off nearly 10,000 workers in a second round of job cuts, and many of the employees have started looking for new jobs on LinkedIn, including a woman who got fired while on maternity leave, after spending three ye ... read..

Developing postoperative delirium is linked to a quicker rate of cognitive decline
Boston | March 20, 2023 11:36:06 PM IST
According to a study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, acquiring postoperative delirium is related to a 40 per cent quicker rate of cognitive loss than individuals who do not develop delirium. ... read..

Researchers develop upgraded tumor model to improve search for cancer therapies
Houston | March 20, 2023 10:04:30 PM IST
Isolated from other cells in a laboratory dish, tumour cells won't reveal their actual nature. ... read..

Study reveals how food insecurity is inked to children's learning
Lancaster | March 20, 2023 8:07:11 PM IST
According to recent studies, Indian children's schooling may suffer if their families have trouble getting adequate nutrient-rich food. ... read..

Study finds how infants behaviour modulate based on their social interactions with other
Kyoto | March 20, 2023 12:34:48 PM IST
Humans need society and social contact to survive. The capacity of a person to participate in intricate sociocultural organisations is crucial to that individual's well-being. Humans depend on social contact with other humans for social and cultural learn ... read..

Scientists detect 1st evidence of volcanic activity on Venus
Washington | Monday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
In a first, scientists have got direct geological evidence of recent volcanic activity on the surface of Venus. ... read..

Research suggests blood immune cells can proliferate
Liege | March 19, 2023 9:04:25 PM IST
A cell's ability to multiply and divide is necessary for life, resulting in the evolution of complex creatures from a single cell. It also allows worn-out cells to be replaced by a small number of "stem" cells, which subsequently multiply and specialise. ... read..

Study suggests how combination of drugs help to reduce lung tumors
La Jolla (California) | March 19, 2023 1:34:46 PM IST
Personalization of cancer treatments has long been a goal--finding the right drugs that work for a patient's specific tumour based on specific genetic and molecular patterns. Many of these targeted therapies are highly effective, but they are not availabl ... read..

Researchers discover key feature of severe allergic reaction
Durham | March 19, 2023 1:34:36 PM IST
An abrupt drop in blood pressure and body temperature is a key feature of the severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis, causing people to faint and, if untreated, potentially die. ... read..

Pottery colours tell a lot about power of empires: Study
Chicago | March 19, 2023 12:05:26 AM IST
Our use of colour to express who we are, where we come from, and what matters to us plays a significant role in our daily lives. Archaeologists have compared the hues on various pieces of prehistoric Peruvian pottery in a study published in the Journal of ... read..

Fossil site is 'Rosetta Stone' for understanding early life: Study
Edinburgh | March 18, 2023 11:34:58 PM IST
A world-famous fossil hoard's secrets have been revealed by cutting-edge technology, and they could provide important hints regarding the origins of life on Earth. ... read..

Study shows tomosynthesis better at detecting breast cancer
Chicago | March 18, 2023 6:35:06 PM IST
A new study found that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) reveales better breast cancer screening results than regular digital mammography alone. The findings of the study were published in a Radiology, journal of the Radiological Society of North America ... read..

Cybercriminals use 3 new novel tactics in phishing in Jan: Report
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 1:15:08 AM IST
Cybercriminals used three new novel tactics such as misuse of web translation, image-only emails, and the insertion of special characters in phishing attacks during January 2023, a new report has shown. ... read..

Terminator zones on distant planets could harbour life: Research
California | March 17, 2023 10:35:43 PM IST
In a recent study, astronomers from the University of California, Irvine explain how the possibility of extraterrestrial life exists on far-off exoplanets within a special region known as the "terminator zone," which is a ring on planets that have one sid ... read..

Study suggests how nucleolar DNA damage response to cancer treatment
North Carolina | March 17, 2023 9:06:26 PM IST
Proteins are required for cancer to spread throughout the body, which affects millions of people each year. Scientists are sabotaging the disease's protein factories in an attempt to defeat it. ... read..

Research shows how electric vehicles' impact on grid can be minimized
Massachusetts | March 17, 2023 12:04:58 AM IST
According to some projections, the widespread use of electric vehicles may need the construction of costly new power facilities to satisfy nighttime peak demands. ... read..

New study reviews freshwater supplies and strategies to manage them
Texas | March 17, 2023 12:04:56 AM IST
A new comprehensive study headed by The University of Texas at Austin gives an overview of the world's freshwater supply as well as solutions for managing them sustainably. ... read..

Study reveals how whole genome doubling drives cancer
Lausanne | March 16, 2023 5:04:35 PM IST
Two to three metres of DNA can fit inside a single cell, thus it can only be stored by being wound tightly into coils. The answer is chromatin, a compound of DNA encased in histone-like proteins. This complex gradually folds into the multi-layered arrange ... read..

Study: Maternal opioid treatment after delivery linked with increased risk of adverse outcomes in infants
Washington | March 16, 2023 5:04:23 PM IST
The risk of injury to newborns of mothers who were taken opioids after giving birth, typically following a caesarean section, is not higher than that of moms who were not prescribed opioids. ... read..

Google Meet's new feature lets admins provide custom background pics
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
Tech giant Google has announced that it is rolling out new features to its video-communication service "Google Meet", including the ability to allow admins to provide custom background images for their users. ... read..

Gaganyaan's first abort mission with test rocket in May 2023
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The first of the four abort missions using test vehicles or test rockets for India's human space mission - Gaganyaan- is planned in May 2023, the Parliament was told on Wednesday. ... read..

Telescope to search for ancient radio waves on dark side of Moon
New York | Wednesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
A team of scientists in the US Department of Energy (DOE) and NASA are developing a novel radio telescope that will be landed on the far side of the Moon and help probe an unexplored era of the early universe. ... read..

Study reveals pandemic stress had more impact on pregnant women
Sydney | March 15, 2023 12:06:52 AM IST
According to a new study, COVID-19-related stress had a larger impact on the mental health of pregnant women during the pandemic than on those who were not. ... read..

Study reveals how tomosynthesis better at detecting breast cancer
Chicago | March 14, 2023 9:34:50 PM IST
In a study of over a million women, digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) revealed better breast cancer screening results than regular digital mammography alone. ... read..

I & my team had to be let go as part of Microsoft's layoffs: Sacked Indian-origin worker
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
In an effort to cut costs, Microsoft laid off more employees last week to tackle the challenging times, including an Indian-origin worker in the US who was sacked along with his entire team. ... read..

Scientists agree that money can buy happiness
New York | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
People get happy as they earn more, according to a new study which overturns the dominant thinking that money cannot buy happiness. ... read..

Researchers suggest promising, safe approaches for brain treatment
Tokyo | March 14, 2023 12:03:50 AM IST
Antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs), specialised molecules that may regulate RNA and affect protein creation, are being injected directly into the cerebrospinal fluid, the region around the brain and spinal cord, as a prospective treatment for a variety of ... read..

Researchers give insight into techniques to reduce neuronal deterioration, cure amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Boston | March 13, 2023 10:05:50 PM IST
While medications to reduce the course of neurodegenerative disorders are available, there are no treatments. Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, on the other hand, are searching for innovative techniques to reduce neuron ... read..

Study reveals link between sleep duration, body's response to vaccination
California | March 13, 2023 10:05:43 PM IST
According to a new meta-analysis of the association between sleep duration and the body's reaction to vaccination, how well a vaccine protects you may rely on obtaining enough sleep in the days before and after immunisation. ... read..

Study finds association between parental autonomy support, controlling parenting in development of children's behaviour
Kyoto | March 13, 2023 5:36:22 PM IST
The interaction between teenagers and their parents has long been a fascinating topic in psychological study. Numerous studies emphasise the importance of parental conduct in the development of children. Parental autonomy support, in particular, has been ... read..

Study by Indian-origin researcher, team could provide clues to extraterrestrial life
New Delhi | Monday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
An Indian-origin researcher and a team of scientists from Rutgers University have identified part of a protein that could provide clues to detecting planets on the verge of producing life. ... read..

Study reveals how urine test can detect bladder cancer years before diagnosis
London | March 12, 2023 10:35:37 PM IST
According to a recent study, testing for genetic alterations in urine can detect bladder cancer years before clinical signs appear. ... read..

Electric car batteries perform better with polymer coating: Research
Washington | March 12, 2023 8:05:38 PM IST
A conductive polymer covering known as HOS-PFM, developed by Berkeley Lab researchers, may enable more potent, long-lasting lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. ... read..

Did early humans and monkeys use same stone tools? Find out
Leipzig | March 12, 2023 7:34:52 PM IST
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology found artefacts built by old-world monkeys in Thailand that resemble stone tools that were historically thought to have been deliberately crafted by early hominins. ... read..

Research shows how AI identifies normal, abnormal chest X-rays
Washington | March 12, 2023 6:34:19 PM IST
According to a study published in Radiology, a publication of the Radiological Society of North America, an artificial intelligence (AI) tool can successfully discern between normal and abnormal chest X-rays in a clinical context (RSNA). ... read..

Study suggests how tumour cells become resistant to chemotherapy
Sydney | March 12, 2023 5:05:45 PM IST
A new weapon in the arsenal of cancer cells' treatment resistance, according to a study conducted by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, is the ability for them to respond randomly to chemotherapy. ... read..

Phones divert teens' attention from bad thoughts before sleep: Research
Adelaide | March 12, 2023 4:35:37 PM IST
As per Flinders University research, excessive use of mobile devices has a bad rap, but one advantage may be their capacity to provide a distraction and improve teens' ability to sleep. ... read..

Study discovers insulin deficiency associated with Type 1 diabetes leads to smaller pancreas
Washington | March 11, 2023 11:34:44 PM IST
A person with Type 1 diabetes has a smaller pancreas than someone without the disease. This is unexpected because insulin-producing beta cells make up a very minor portion of the pancreas and their loss in Type 1 diabetes would not be anticipated to resul ... read..

Check out how sea temperatures control distribution of European marine fish
Bristol | March 11, 2023 11:04:18 PM IST
A study extending from southern Portugal to northern Norway illustrates the importance of temperature in influencing where various fish species are found. ... read..

Researchers reveal smoke particles from wildfires can erode ozone layer
Massachusetts | March 11, 2023 9:35:01 PM IST
Smoke from a wildfire may travel to great heights and linger there for up to a year. The protective ozone layer that shields the Earth from the sun's harmful UV rays while suspended there may be eroded by these particles, revealed a recent MIT study. ... read..

Reducing hazards, decluttering prevent falls among older people at home, reveals study
Washington | March 11, 2023 9:35:00 PM IST
According to a recent Cochrane research, reducing hazards from the home, such as clutter, unrailing stairs, and inadequate lighting, can reduce older people's risk of falling by roughly a fourth. ... read..

Scientists identify substance that may have sparked life on Earth
New York | March 11, 2023 7:34:33 PM IST
A portion of a protein that may hold the key to identifying planets on the edge of supporting life has been discovered by a group of Rutgers researchers working to identify the earliest beginnings of metabolism, the set of fundamental chemical events that ... read..

Study reveals how reducing hazards, decluttering at home prevent falls among older people
Washington | March 10, 2023 11:07:34 PM IST
A recent Cochrane study found that removing risks from the home, such as clutter, stairways without rails, and poor illumination, can cut older people's chance of falling by about a fourth. ... read..

Arctic river channels changing due to climate change
British Columbia | March 10, 2023 11:06:17 PM IST
Observing the effects of climate change on huge rivers in Arctic Canada and Alaska, a group of international researchers found that despite the region's rapid warming, its rivers are not flowing as predicted by scientists. ... read..

Did you know sea temperatures control distribution of European marine fish?
Bristol | March 10, 2023 11:05:35 PM IST
The significance of temperature in determining where different fish species are located is demonstrated through an examination spanning from southern Portugal to northern Norway. ... read..

Underused satellite, radar data may improve thunderstorm forecasts
Pennsylvania | March 10, 2023 11:05:32 PM IST
Even though there are thousands of thunderstorms all across the world every day, computer weather modelling has a difficult time properly predicting when and where they will form. A team of scientists led by Penn State believe that an innovative method th ... read..

Study finds soft gingiva results in inflammation, hinders the development of gingival fibers
Tokyo | March 10, 2023 11:04:37 PM IST
The many gingival fibres that connect the tooth to the gingiva, the tissue region that surrounds our teeth, allow healthy teeth to firmly rest in the gums. Fibroblasts, which are cells that help connective tissue form, are found in the gingiva. Researcher ... read..

Honey bees use social learning to enhance their waggle dance: Study
Washington | March 10, 2023 5:03:59 PM IST
Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) and the University of California San Diego demonstrated in a study published in Science that honey bees use social signal learning to increase their capacity ... read..

Ozone pollution is linked with increased hospitalizations for heart disease: Study
Washington | March 10, 2023 4:04:22 PM IST
The European Heart Journal, a publication of the European Society of Cardiology, published the first evidence that exceeding the World Health Organization (WHO) ozone limit is related with significant increases in hospital admissions for heart attack, hea ... read..

Study: How antibodies across blood-brain barrier treat Alzheimer's disease
Tokyo | March 10, 2023 12:04:40 AM IST
Sometimes the finest things in life happen by coincidence, when we happen to be in the right location at the right moment. Now, Japanese researchers have discovered a method to ensure that new treatments are delivered to the proper area in the body and at ... read..

Study finds effects of hormone replacement therapy on postmenopausal cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline
Los Angeles | March 9, 2023 11:03:57 PM IST
Many people are familiar with the short-term symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, which are caused by changes in reproductive hormones. Yet, they may be unaware that menopause might jeopardise heart and brain health in the long run. ... read..

Viable superconducting material created
Rochester (New York) | March 9, 2023 10:34:08 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Rochester have created a superconducting material at temperatures and pressures low enough for practical applications. ... read..

Smoke particles from wildfires can erode ozone layer: Research
Massachusetts | March 9, 2023 8:34:24 PM IST
A wildfire can send smoke into the stratosphere, where it can linger for up to a year. According to a new MIT study, these particles can cause chemical reactions that erode the protective ozone layer that protects the Earth from the sun's harmful ultravio ... read..

Indo-US satellite NISAR's payload arrives in Bengaluru from the US
Chennai | Thursday, 2023 1:45:15 AM IST
The India-US earth observation satellite NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) project has moved further ahead with the payload reaching Bengaluru from the US on Wednesday, the US Consulate General in Chennai said. ... read..

AI may help find life on Mars, icy worlds
New York | Thursday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
Artificial intelligence (AI) may help scientists find the exact place to look for while finding life on Mars and other icy worlds, a new study has suggested. ... read..

Dinosaurs' hollow bones that made them giants evolved independently at least three times: Research
Washington | March 8, 2023 3:35:59 PM IST
Dinosaurs as big as buses or five-story buildings would not be possible if their bones were dense and heavy like ours. Like present-day birds, dinosaurs had hollow bones with inner structures known as air sacs, which made their skeletons lighter and less ... read..

Indo-French climate satellite brought down successfully, disintegrates over Pacific
Chennai | Wednesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
The Indian and French space agencies on Tuesday successfully brought down the decommissioned climate satellite Megha-Tropiques-1 (MT-1) in a controlled manner. ... read..

Climate change, glacier topography & morphology control glacial retreat
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
A scientific study has discovered that the glacier retreat rate is controlled by climate change, the topographic setting and morphology of the glacier. ... read..

Apple unveils iPhone 14, 14 Plus in yellow, available in India from March 14
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
Apple on Tuesday introduced a new yellow iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus that will be available to pre-order in India from Friday, with availability starting March 14. ... read..

AI accurately identifies normal, abnormal chest X-rays: Research
Washington | March 7, 2023 10:05:02 PM IST
In a clinical setting, an artificial intelligence (AI) tool can successfully distinguish between normal and pathological chest X-rays, according to research published in Radiology, a publication of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). ... read..

New polymer coating might increase performance of electric car batteries: Study
Washington | March 7, 2023 10:05:01 PM IST
Researchers at Berkeley Lab have created a conductive polymer covering known as HOS-PFM that may allow for more powerful, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries for electric cars. ... read..

NASA's Curiosity rover captures first 'Sun Rays' on Mars
Washington | March 7, 2023 1:05:14 PM IST
While sunsets on Mars are uniquely moody, NASA's Curiosity rover has captured a stunning image of a martian sunset, featuring light rays that illuminated a bank of clouds as the sun set over the horizon. ... read..

Study finds microfluidic squeezing technology to treat head, neck cancer
Washington | March 6, 2023 4:04:12 PM IST
Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been linked to a rising number of head and neck cancers over the past ten years. For instance, research indicates that HPV is responsible for 70 per cent of oropharyngeal cancer cases in the US. ... read..

Study reveals potential treatment of autoimmune diseases
Okinawa | March 6, 2023 1:35:20 PM IST
Japanese researchers have identified a chemical substance that may be used to treat a variety of autoimmune conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis. Some illnesses develop when the immune system of the body malfunctions. Instead ... read..

Sea level rise a key risk for Asian megacities including Chennai, Kolkata: Study
New Delhi | Monday, 2023 4:15:10 AM IST
Sea level rise this century may disproportionately affect certain Asian megacities, including Chennai and Kolkata, as well as western tropical Pacific islands and the western Indian Ocean, according to new research. ... read..

Scientists use artificial intelligence to detect heart disease
New York | March 5, 2023 9:33:44 PM IST
According to a new study, scientists might be able to predict cardiovascular disease in individuals by looking at the genes in their DNA using artificial intelligence (AI). Atrial fibrillation and heart failure are examples of cardiovascular illnesses. ... read..

Ants play an important part in forest regeneration: Research
Washington | March 5, 2023 9:33:43 PM IST
Ants have a significant role in forest regeneration, according to a recent paper from Binghamton University, State University of New York. ... read..

DNA repair discovery might improve biotechnology: Research
Washington | March 5, 2023 8:04:47 PM IST
A team of researchers from Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine made a discovery that may have significance for therapeutic gene editing strategies, cancer diagnostics and therapies and other advancements in biotechnology. Kathy Meek ... read..

Research: Alzheimer's development linked to cholesterol, toxic protein clusters
Texas | March 5, 2023 5:04:49 PM IST
Texas A&M's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers discovered that cholesterol significantly boosts the toxicity of a peptide linked to the advancement of Alzheimer's disease. ... read..

Researchers show new ways of tracking spread of infectious diseases
Washington | March 4, 2023 11:04:02 PM IST
Spread is encouraged to a greater extent when more connections are made between us through social and transportation networks. We may infer these networks from real-world data to investigate the dynamics of complex systems, like society, in which nodes re ... read..

Study shows how AI has simplified animal behaviour analysis
Michigan | March 4, 2023 11:03:51 PM IST
A group from the University of Michigan has created new software to aid researchers in the biological sciences in conducting more effective animal behaviour analyses. ... read..

Study reveals using a smartphone help detect anaemia in children
London | March 4, 2023 3:03:28 PM IST
With just a collection of smartphone photographs, researchers from the University of Ghana and the University of London were able to accurately determine whether or not children had anaemia. ... read..

Laser treatments help prevent skin cancer: Study
Washington | March 4, 2023 1:04:13 PM IST
Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, jointly known as keratinocyte carcinoma and the most prevalent types of cancer diagnosed in the United States, are thought to be preventable with simple laser skin treatments, according to new research. ... read..

Researchers reveal insomnia linked to higher risk of heart attack
Washington | March 4, 2023 12:35:15 PM IST
Recent studies show that people with insomnia have a 69 per cent higher risk of having a heart attack than people without it over the course of an average nine-year follow-up, according to research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's A ... read..

NASA-SpaceX Crew-6 docks safely at ISS after hour-long delay
Washington | Saturday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
NASA-SpaceX's Crew-6 astronauts arrived safely at the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, after a 26-hour journey. ... read..

Robot helps students with learning disabilities stay focused: Study
Waterloo | March 3, 2023 11:04:42 PM IST
Engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo are successfully using a robot to help keep children with learning disabilities focused on their work. ... read..

AI might help detect Alzheimer's disease from routine brain imaging tests: Research
Washington | March 3, 2023 7:03:59 PM IST
Although researchers have made progress in detecting signs of Alzheimer's disease using high-quality brain imaging tests collected as part of research studies, a team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) recently developed an accurate method for detect ... read..

DNA repair discovery could improve biotechnology: Research
Washington | March 3, 2023 3:35:13 PM IST
A team of researchers from Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine has made a discovery that may have implications for therapeutic gene editing strategies, cancer diagnostics and therapies and other advancements in biotechnology. ... read..

Study discovers MRI create precise image of healthy adolescent heart
Madrid | March 3, 2023 3:34:48 PM IST
Researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to create a precise image of the healthy adolescent heart. The research team was able to establish reference values for anatomical and ... read..

Study finds whales use vocal fry to catch food in deep waters
Washington | March 3, 2023 2:34:28 PM IST
Dolphins and other toothed whales are large-brained top predators that captivate our imagination; they are extremely social, they cooperate and can hunt prey down to 2 km deep in complete darkness with echolocation. ... read..

Research reveals potential treatment strategy for bone marrow failure syndrome
Washington | March 3, 2023 10:05:22 AM IST
The spongy tissue found inside bones called bone marrow is in charge of producing platelets, white blood cells, and red blood cells. Anemia, blood malignancies, and dangerous infections are all more likely to occur as a result of bone marrow failure syndr ... read..

Hubble video shows impact of NASA's asteroid defence mission
Washington | Friday, 2023 1:45:17 AM IST
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a series of photos of asteroid Dimorphos when it was deliberately hit by a 1,200-pound NASA spacecraft called DART, the US space agency said on Thursday. ... read..

Hackers use phishing, malware to target job seekers amid layoffs
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The current economic climate globally is grim due to the ongoing recession, and taking advantage of this environment, cybercriminals are using phishing and malware campaigns to target job seekers in a bid to steal sensitive information, a new report said ... read..

Study: Small differences in mother's behaviour may show up in child's epigenome
Washington | March 2, 2023 6:33:40 PM IST
Adding evidence to the importance of early development, a new study links neutral maternal behaviour toward infants with an epigenetic change in children related to the stress response. ... read..

Study: High blood pressure during pregnancy associated with thinking issues later in life
Minneapolis | March 2, 2023 4:34:55 PM IST
Researchers revealed in a recent study, a higher risk of developing thinking issues later in life is related with high blood pressure abnormalities during pregnancy. ... read..

Study reveals how neural stem cells potentially be reactivated to form new neurons
Washington | March 2, 2023 9:33:40 AM IST
Neural stem cells that are quiescent or latent in some parts of the adult brain may one day become active and create new neurons. Yet, nothing is currently known about the change from quiescence to proliferation. ... read..

New liquid nitrogen spray may help astronauts clean stubborn moon dust
New York | Thursday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
US researchers have developed a novel liquid nitrogen spray that can remove almost all of the simulated moon dust from a space suit, potentially solving what is a significant challenge for future moon-landing astronauts. ... read..

Malaria infection harms wild African apes: Study
Washington | March 2, 2023 12:03:37 AM IST
Malaria is a devastating disease caused by parasites transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitos. For humans, symptoms start out with -- fever, headache and chills -- but malaria infection can be fatal within 24 hours. For apes, little is known ab ... read..

Study: Injectable allograft disc tissue linked with degenerative disc disease provides relief from back pain
Washington | March 1, 2023 5:35:05 PM IST
According to new research, a minimally invasive procedure that involves injecting allograft disc tissue into the spine to relieve pain brought on by degenerative disc disease significantly improves pain and function over time. ... read..

Social deficits, seizures in autism type linked to overactive brain circuits: Study
Chicago | March 1, 2023 10:33:56 AM IST
A genetic variant of autism and schizophrenia that causes social deficits and seizures in mice and people has been linked to a cause, according to researchers from Northwestern Medicine. ... read..

IIT Hyd establishes 'Advanced Darksky Observatory' for multidisciplinary research
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
A 4m modern astronomical observatory, which is the first in-campus astronomical research facility among all IITs, has been established by the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H). ... read..

Apple breached antitrust law in Spotify case: European Commission
London | Wednesday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
The European Commission on Tuesday updated its anti-trust case against Apple, sending a fresh statement of objections to the tech giant clarifying its concerns over App Store rules for music streaming providers. ... read..

Ants have a key role in the regrowth of forests: Research
Washington | February 28, 2023 10:35:01 PM IST
According to a recent report from Binghamton University, State University of New York, ants play a key role in forest regeneration. ... read..

Do you know seven healthy habits can reduce risk of dementia? Study reveals
Minneapolis | February 28, 2023 5:33:51 PM IST
Seven healthy habits and lifestyle characteristics may help reduce the incidence of dementia, according to recent research that followed female participants for 20 years. ... read..

Climate change raises threat of back-to-back hurricanes
Washington | February 28, 2023 5:33:49 PM IST
One hurricane is terrible enough, but according to a recent study from Princeton University's engineering department, back-to-back hurricanes may become regular for many regions in the decades to come. ... read..

Study suggests how immune cell leakage from tumours improve skin cancer treatment
Science | February 28, 2023 5:33:31 PM IST
New York [US], February 28 ANI): Experiments on mice and human cells reveal that the number of specialised immune cells ready to combat skin cancer increased when a novel therapy prevented their egress from melanoma tumours. ... read..

UIDAI rolls out new security mechanism for faster detection of spoofing attempts
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) under the Ministry of Electronics and IT has successfully rolled out a new security mechanism for Aadhaar-based fingerprint authentication and faster detection of spoofing attempts. ... read..

NASA-SpaceX's Crew-6 mission to fly on Thursday
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
NASA and SpaceX crew-6 mission is now scheduled to blast off to the International Space Station on March 2, said the space agencies on Monday, after the mission was scrubbed due to a ground systems issue. ... read..

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