Monday, February 26, 2024

Study finds paxlovid treatment does not lower risk of long Covid
Washington DC | January 4, 2024 9:51:15 PM IST
Paxlovid (Nirmatrelvir-ritonavir) did not decrease the chance of developing long COVID in vaccinated, non-hospitalized patients during their initial COVID-19 infection, according to a team of UC San Francisco researchers. They also discovered a larger num ... read..

Researchers find preconception stress affect women's health undergoing fertility treatment
Massachusetts | January 4, 2024 8:50:34 PM IST
Stress during pregnancy is known to have an impact on health outcomes, but a recent study from Mass General Brigham shows that stress levels before to pregnancy should also be assessed. Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women ... read..

Vitamins discovered in rivers offer hope for salmon with thiamine deficiency disease
Washington | January 4, 2024 12:51:00 PM IST
Researchers at Oregon State University identified vitamin B1 generated by bacteria in rivers, which may provide hope to vitamin-deficient salmon populations. ... read..

Disrupted sleep may cause memory and thinking problems: Study
Los Angeles | January 4, 2024 12:50:46 PM IST
According to a recent study published in the online edition of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, people who experience more interrupted sleep in their 30s and 40s may be more likely to have memory and cognitive issues a ... read..

Tomato plants use their roots to ration water during drought: Study
Los Angeles | January 3, 2024 10:20:24 AM IST
Plants must be adaptable in order to withstand environmental changes, and the adaptive strategies they employ must frequently be as variable as the changes in climate and conditions to which they adapt. ... read..

Study on premature infants advances understanding of healthcare
Stockholm | January 3, 2024 10:20:20 AM IST
Infants born extremely prematurely require enrichment in addition to breast milk. But, when it comes to the danger of severe consequences in children, does it matter if the enrichment is prepared from breast milk or cow's milk? ... read..

Scientists find new method of boosting chemical reactions using electricity
Chicago | January 3, 2024 10:20:09 AM IST
A study conducted by chemists at the University of Chicago discovered a technique to use electricity to enhance a sort of chemical reaction commonly used in the synthesis of novel pharmaceutical medication candidates. ... read..

Researchers argue that reducing inequality plays vital role in dealing with climate disasters
Washington DC | January 3, 2024 12:22:03 AM IST
Researchers argue in a new analysis published in the journal Nature Climate Change that reducing inequality is critical in getting the world towards Net-Zero because inequality limits who can afford to adopt low-carbon habits. ... read..

Study unearths new coding mechanism that transfers information from perception to memory
Los Angeles | January 3, 2024 12:21:12 AM IST
Neuroscientists have long been perplexed by how the brain encodes information pertaining to our memories which are rich in detail as we can vividly recall the colour of our home, the layout of our kitchen, or the front of our favourite cafe. ... read..

Study explores linkage between changes in human mobility, impact on medical costs during Pandemic
Tokyo | January 2, 2024 8:21:26 PM IST
As the world dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic's lockdowns and limitations, researchers at Osaka Metropolitan University undertook a comprehensive study to explore the relationship between changes in human mobility and the impact on medical costs connected ... read..

Researchers find how two types of CBT effective in treatment of fibromyalgia
Solna | January 2, 2024 4:20:43 PM IST
According to a study, there do not appear to be any significant differences between so-called exposure-based CBT and regular CBT in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Both types of therapy resulted in a considerable reduction in symptoms in persons suffering ... read..

Do you know immune system can alter behaviour? Here's what a study found
Washington | January 2, 2024 4:20:37 PM IST
Those who are allergic to seafood may become extremely ill simply by smelling it, making them more prone to avoid it. People who get food illness after eating a specific meal demonstrate the same avoidance behaviour. ... read..

Stomach bug may raise risk of Alzheimer's disease: Study
Washington DC | December 31, 2023 5:21:33 PM IST
A common gut bacteria that is present in two-thirds of the world's population may be linked to a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research. ... read..

Artificial intelligence lowers barrier to ultrasonic brain treatment
Sejong | December 31, 2023 5:21:25 PM IST
Using ultrasound energy to target specific millimetres of the brain, including deep areas, focused ultrasound technology is a non-invasive therapeutic approach that treats neurological disorders without necessitating opening the skull. ... read..

Researchers discover wide range of risk factors for young-onset dementia
England | December 30, 2023 11:20:39 PM IST
Researchers discovered a wide range of risk factors for young-onset dementia. The findings bring the notion that heredity is the only cause of the disease into question, paving the potential for innovative prevention measures. ... read..

Apes can recognize friends they haven't seen in decades: Study
Washington DC | December 30, 2023 9:20:43 PM IST
According to a study, apes respond considerably more intensely to images of their buddies and can identify groupmates they haven't seen in over 25 years. ... read..

Researchers find new uses of artificial DNA
California | December 30, 2023 6:21:27 PM IST
Researchers have moved one step closer to realising the potential of synthetic DNA. There are just four letters in the genetic alphabet, which stand for the four nucleotides, which are the molecules that make up all DNA. ... read..

Study finds way to desalinate seawater using HBD technology
Washington DC | December 30, 2023 7:20:59 AM IST
A new research has unveiled a highly efficient method for desalinating seawater using hydrate-based desalination (HBD) technology. The breakthrough is expected to have far-reaching implications for the application of hydrate-based desalination techniques, ... read..

Study finds method to produce metal nanoparticles for use as catalysts
Washington DC | December 29, 2023 11:51:19 PM IST
The UPV and CSIC researchers have demonstrated in their ACS Nano article that this procedure may be performed at milder temperatures and without the need for lowering atmospheres, all owing to microwave radiation. ... read..

Research reveals how jellyfish regenerate functional tentacles in days
Washington DC | December 28, 2023 10:51:21 PM IST
Cladonema, a jellyfish about the size of a pinkie nail, can regenerate an amputated tentacle in two to three days - but how? Across animals, including salamanders and insects, regenerating functional tissue is dependent on the ability to generate a blaste ... read..

Researchers discover new way Ebola virus uses to infect cells
Texas | December 28, 2023 8:52:23 PM IST
Understanding how viruses spread once they enter the human body is crucial for developing medications and therapies that can stop viruses in their tracks. ... read..

Study finds cell-based therapy to fight cancer
Pennsylvania | December 28, 2023 8:52:06 PM IST
Wistar researchers successfully evaluated a simple intervention that could unlock higher anti-tumour potential in T-cell therapies, a strategy known as "cell-based therapy," which uses specifically tailored T cells to combat cancer. ... read..

Study investigates what happens in brain when daydreaming
Toronto | December 28, 2023 6:50:41 PM IST
A mouse study published in Nature has taken a team led by Harvard Medical School researchers one step closer to understanding what happens in the brain during daydreaming. ... read..

Virtual care works best when patients visit their family doctor: Study
Toronto | December 28, 2023 6:50:25 PM IST
According to recent research, patients who got virtual treatment from a doctor outside of their family care team were 66 percent more likely to attend the emergency room within seven days than those who received virtual care from their own family doctor. ... read..

Research reveals artery calcification more common in night owls
Stockholm | December 27, 2023 11:52:06 PM IST
According to a study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, artery calcification is nearly twice as common in night owls as it is in early birds. Circadian function appears to be crucial in the early stages of cardiovascular disease. ... read..

Discovery of brain cells raises hopes for fertility treatments
Washington DC | December 27, 2023 10:50:41 PM IST
Researchers from Nagoya University's Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences and Japan's National Institute of Physiological Sciences have demonstrated how a specific type of neuron in the brain influences the release of hormones that control ovarian ... read..

Scientists unveil comprehensive cell map of mammalian brain
Washington DC | December 27, 2023 6:51:26 PM IST
An international team of researchers has constructed a full-cell atlas of an entire mammalian brain for the first time. ... read..

AI anticipates impact of microplastics on soil properties: Study
Washington DC | December 27, 2023 5:51:04 PM IST
Plastic garbage and its accumulation in nature has recently become a major environmental concern. While plastic pollution in the oceans is undeniably a concern, the presence of plastics in soils all over the world is also known to cause serious environmen ... read..

Electronic 'soil' enhances crop growth: Research
Washington DC | December 26, 2023 11:51:59 PM IST
When barley seedlings' root systems are electrically stimulated using a new cultivation substrate, they grow 50pc faster on average. Linkoping University researchers developed an electrically conductive 'soil' for soilless growing, known as hydroponics, i ... read..

Research reveals how technology, economics can help save endangered species
Washington DC | December 26, 2023 12:21:30 AM IST
The world has evolved dramatically in the 50 years since the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed in December 1973. ... read..

Research shows apes remember friends they haven't seen for decades
Washington DC | December 26, 2023 12:21:26 AM IST
A recent study indicates that apes recognise photos of groupmates they haven't seen in more than 25 years and respond significantly more passionately to photos of their friends. ... read..

Hotter weather due to climate change could lead to more mosquitos: Study
Virginia | December 24, 2023 12:19:56 AM IST
A recent study conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University scientists found that a warmer environment may result in more mosquitos as predators struggle to maintain their number. ... read..

Adjuvants, pesticides disrupt honey bee's sense of smell: Study
Washington DC | December 23, 2023 11:20:40 PM IST
Pesticide sprays have long been recognised as a threat to honey bees. In a new study, researchers uncovered the influence of such sprays on bees' sense of smell, which could disrupt their social signalling. ... read..

Immune cells connected with formation of lung before birth, help treat respiratory diseases
London | December 23, 2023 4:20:44 PM IST
Researchers discovered that immune cells actively and closely guide the formation of human lung tissue throughout development, revolutionising our understanding of early lung development and the role of immune cells beyond immunity. ... read..

Researchers shed lights on how breathing in sleep affects memory processes
Bavaria | December 23, 2023 4:20:24 PM IST
How do memories form when sleeping? Recently, a study found a link between the formation of certain sleep-related brain activity patterns and the reactivation of memory contents during sleep in 2021. ... read..

Research shows sniffing women's tears lessens aggressive behaviour in men
Washington DC | December 22, 2023 11:22:18 PM IST
According to new research published in the open-access journal PLOS Biology, tears from women contain molecules that reduce violence in men. The study, directed by Shani Agron of Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science, discovered that smelling tears reduc ... read..

New type of antibody can help against multiple forms of flu virus: Study
California | December 22, 2023 4:21:30 PM IST
Researchers discovered a previously unknown class of antibodies--immune system proteins that guard against disease--that appear to be capable of neutralising different strains of flu virus. ... read..

Large language models validate misinformation, finds study
Ontario | December 20, 2023 5:22:13 PM IST
According to new research on massive language models, they perpetuate conspiracy theories, negative stereotypes, and other types of misinformation. ... read..

Researchers reveal childhood trauma raises risk of chronic pain in adulthood
Washington | December 19, 2023 3:51:06 PM IST
According to new research, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse or neglect, either alone or in combination with other types of childhood trauma, increases the likelihood of chronic pain and accompanying disability in adulthood. ... read..

Study reveals pesticides, adjuvants disrupt honey bee's sense of smell
Washington DC | December 19, 2023 12:20:33 AM IST
Pesticide sprays have long been known to be hazardous to honey bees. Researchers discovered the effect of such sprays on bees' sense of smell in a new study, which could disrupt their social signals. ... read..

Hotter weather because of climate change may mean more mosquitos: Study
Virginia | December 19, 2023 12:20:23 AM IST
According to a recent study done by Virginia Commonwealth University experts, a warmer environment may result in more mosquitos as predators struggle to manage their population. ... read..

New method could aid to estimate wildlife disease spread
New York | December 19, 2023 12:20:10 AM IST
A new method could be developed to evaluate disease prevalence in free-roaming wildlife and to predict how many samples are required to diagnose a disease. ... read..

Immune cells linked to formation of lung before birth, may help treat respiratory diseases
London | December 18, 2023 9:20:50 PM IST
Researchers discovered that immune cells play an active and intimate role in guiding the growth of human lung tissue throughout development, revolutionising our understanding of early lung development and the role of immune cells beyond immunity. ... read..

Study finds how diabetes medicine lower risk for colorectal cancer
Washington DC | December 16, 2023 11:51:41 PM IST
According to a groundbreaking study conducted by Case Western Reserve University researchers, a class of drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes may also reduce the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). ... read..

Study identifies similarity between deficiency in vitamin B12, multiple sclerosis
La Jolla (California) | December 11, 2023 11:51:21 PM IST
Scientists have been observing for decades an intriguing resemblance between multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease where the immune system of the body attacks the central nervous system (CNS) and can cause neurodegeneration, and a deficiency in vitam ... read..

Training algorithm breaks barriers to deep physical neural networks: Research
Washington DC | December 11, 2023 9:52:07 PM IST
EPFL researchers created an algorithm that can train an analog neural network just as accurately as a digital one, allowing for the development of more efficient alternatives to power-hungry deep learning hardware. ... read..

Study finds how body respond to high or low oxygen levels
California | December 11, 2023 7:49:11 PM IST
It simply takes a few seconds of holding your breath to realise that not getting enough oxygen is bad for you. But is it possible to have too much? Indeed, breathing air with more oxygen than your body requires might result in health problems or even deat ... read..

Study reveals new genes can arise from nothing
Washington DC | December 11, 2023 4:50:34 PM IST
Living species' genes encode their complexity, but where do these genes come from? The University of Helsinki researchers answered long-standing questions about the formation of tiny regulatory genes and outlined a method that generates their DNA palindro ... read..

Do you know presence of healthy cells enables cancer to resist treatment? Study finds
Washington DC | December 10, 2023 4:22:25 PM IST
Chemotherapy becomes less effective as healthy cells encourage cancer cells to grow more slowly, according to two studies from UCL and Yale. ... read..

Study finds how small amounts of physical activity can be valuable in late-stage lung cancer
Perth | December 8, 2023 3:52:46 PM IST
More people die from lung cancer annually worldwide than from any other cancer. Nevertheless, a recent study headed by Curtin University discovered that individuals with incurable forms of the disease may live longer if they engage in less than five minut ... read..

Research reveals why presence of healthy cells enables cancer to resist treatment
Washington DC | December 7, 2023 11:21:25 PM IST
According to two studies from UCL and Yale, chemotherapy becomes less effective because healthy cells push cancer cells to grow more slowly. ... read..

Study sheds more light on brain's dopaminergic system
Vienna | December 5, 2023 11:50:24 PM IST
A novel dopaminergic system organoid model offers information on its complicated operation and possible implications for Parkinson's disease. ... read..

Recycling concrete using carbon may reduce emissions, waste: Research
Washington DC | December 5, 2023 3:50:45 PM IST
Mountains of concrete are frequently taken to landfills or pounded into rubble for roads in the aftermath of a large-scale earthquake, war, or other calamity, and as ageing buildings and infrastructure are replaced. ... read..

Study finds connection between adverse childhood experiences, muscle dysmorphia
Washington | December 3, 2023 11:50:59 PM IST
According to a recent study, adolescents and young adults who had adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) before the age of 18 had a substantially higher risk of presenting indications of muscular dysmorphia. ... read..

Researchers give more insight into connection between neuroinflammation, Alzheimer's disease
Massachusetts | December 3, 2023 11:50:18 PM IST
Researchers uncovered how genetic changes in specific types of brain cells can cause the inflammatory response seen in Alzheimer's disease. ... read..

One in seven male gym attendees considers impact on fertility
Washington DC | December 3, 2023 7:50:02 PM IST
According to a study, most young male gym visitors are ignorant of the effects their lifestyle has on their fertility. ... read..

High 'good cholesterol' is linked to risk of dementia: Study
California | December 3, 2023 7:49:58 PM IST
According to a Monash University-led study, an increased risk of dementia in older people has been related to excessively high levels of HDL-C, generally known as good cholesterol. ... read..

Researchers discover new methods to identify bacteria more easily
Trondheim | December 3, 2023 2:50:31 PM IST
Antibiotics are used far too regularly around the world. Bacteria are becoming more resistant as a result. Curing bacterial illnesses is getting increasingly difficult because antibiotics are one of our most powerful weapons in the fight against them. ... read..

Pathogens use force to overcome immune defences: Study
Bloomington (Indiana) | December 2, 2023 11:51:24 PM IST
Indiana University researchers have found a previously unknown technique by which infections penetrate a cell with physical force, bypassing the body's immunological defences that prevent infection, similar to a burglar smashing a window to get into a hou ... read..

Newborn babies can sense music beats: Research
California | December 2, 2023 2:50:21 PM IST
Newborn newborns can hear beats in music, according to new research. ... read..

Study finds viable therapy for heart arrhythmias
California | December 2, 2023 2:50:15 PM IST
In a study led by Guadalupe Sabio and Jose Jalife at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) in Madrid, researchers discovered a new signalling pathway connected with the development of ventricular fibrillation, a type of arrhythmia ... read..

Study finds fasting for 14 hours increases sleep, hunger
London | December 2, 2023 10:51:09 AM IST
According to new data from the largest UK community research study, eating within a 10-hour window gives health benefits regarding mood, energy, and hunger. ... read..

Study sheds more light into secret strength of marine mussels
Washington DC | December 2, 2023 12:20:34 AM IST
How can one establish robust, yet fast-releasing bonds between living and non-living tissues? Bioengineers who want to develop materials that fuse together for sophisticated biological applications are still perplexed by this subject. ... read..

Use of social media among youth is linked with unhealthy behaviours
California | November 30, 2023 4:51:42 PM IST
Researchers found that youths who use social media are more likely to engage in dangerous health behaviours, such as increased use of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco, antisocial conduct, risky sexual behaviour, and gambling. ... read..

Study finds ways to direct medications to particular body parts
Gothenburg | November 30, 2023 4:51:38 PM IST
A study conducted by academics at the University of Gothenburg revealed a method that can change the way medicines are delivered to specific parts of the body. ... read..

Researchers give insight into repairing nerve cells after injury, in chronic disease
La Jolla (California) | November 29, 2023 4:19:57 PM IST
Each year, more than 3 million people in the United States suffer from peripheral neuropathy, a condition in which nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord are destroyed, resulting in pain and loss of feeling in the afflicted areas. Diabetes, injuries, ... read..

Researchers reveal new ways to identify bacteria more easily
Trondheim | November 28, 2023 11:21:33 PM IST
Antibiotics are used far too frequently all over the world. Bacteria are getting resistant as a result. Curing bacterial infections is becoming increasingly challenging because antibiotics are one of our most powerful tools in the fight against them. ... read..

Study finds how to evaluate quality of global water models
California | November 28, 2023 11:20:30 PM IST
Researchers from IIASA contributed to a new multinational study that examined how well global water models agree with one another and with observational data. ... read..

Mine waste can threaten sensitive ecosystems: Study
California | November 27, 2023 11:47:54 PM IST
According to a University of Queensland study, about one-third of the world's mine tailings are deposited within or near protected conservation areas. ... read..

Study finds complex link between lipids and cholelithiasis
California | November 27, 2023 11:47:47 PM IST
A recent study published in the journal Gut sheds light on the complex link between serum lipids, lipid-modifying targets, and cholelithiasis, a prevalent illness marked by gallstone production. ... read..

Study finds ways to restore sense of smell in patients with long covid
Illinois | November 25, 2023 11:53:47 PM IST
Research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) suggested that an image-guided minimally invasive technique may help restore scent in individuals suffering from long-term COVID. ... read..

Poor eating choices are linked to poor mental health, risk of diabetes: Study
Washington DC | November 25, 2023 10:52:51 PM IST
People with diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) are two to three times more likely to suffer from depression than those who do not, according to the Centres for Disease Control. ... read..

Anti-rheumatic drugs may be able to prevent thyroid disease
Montreal | November 25, 2023 10:52:37 PM IST
Anti-rheumatic medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis may help decrease the development of autoimmune thyroid illness, according to a new observational study. ... read..

Y-chromosome impacts hereditary of digestive issues
California | November 25, 2023 10:52:02 PM IST
A study suggests that the Y chromosome may impact the genetic basis of digestive diseases. The Y chromosome is responsible for important biological roles such as sex determination and male fertility. ... read..

Alzheimer's disease is linked to hidden abdominal fat in middle age
Illinois | November 25, 2023 8:48:50 PM IST
According to a study that will be presented next week at the annual conference of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the development of Alzheimer's disease is connected with higher levels of visceral abdominal fat in midlife. ... read..

Study sheds light on antibiotic resistance, fitness landscapes
New Mexico | November 25, 2023 12:24:45 AM IST
According to a recent study published in Science, E. coli bacteria may be significantly more capable of acquiring antibiotic resistance than scientists previously assumed. ... read..

Research reveals how plants determine where light is coming from
Washington DC | November 24, 2023 2:48:08 PM IST
Plants lack visual organs, so how do they know where light comes from? In an original study combining expertise in biology and engineering, the team led by Prof Christian Fankhauser at UNIL, in collaboration with colleagues at EPFL, discovered that a ligh ... read..

Can sound therapy help with long-term concussion symptoms?
California | November 22, 2023 11:23:12 PM IST
According to new research, acoustic brain stimulation may alleviate chronic symptoms in people who have had mild traumatic brain injuries in the past. ... read..

Our sense of taste helps us pace our eating: Study
California | November 22, 2023 11:22:37 PM IST
It has been generally held that when you eagerly dig into a long-awaited dinner, signals from your stomach to your brain keep you from eating so much you'll regret it. A team of scientists at UC San Francisco recently decided to test the theory and the pi ... read..

Researchers develop tool to identify, treat pathological social withdrawal
Tokyo | November 22, 2023 10:17:56 PM IST
Researchers have created a new method to assist physicians and researchers in assessing patients for pathological social withdrawal, often known as Hikikomori. ... read..

Temperature extremes influence distribution of species: Study
Montreal | November 22, 2023 10:17:52 PM IST
As the planet warms, animal and plant species worldwide will face new, potentially unpredictable living conditions, potentially altering ecosystems in unprecedented ways. ... read..

Research shows emotions stirred by music create powerful memories
California | November 21, 2023 11:48:11 PM IST
Time is a continuous stream, yet our memories are separated into distinct episodes, each of which becomes part of our particular narrative. The role of emotions in memory formation is a puzzle that science has only lately begun to explore. UCLA scientists ... read..

Warming, deep-sea mining cause stress in midwater animals
Texas | November 21, 2023 11:48:07 PM IST
One of the largest animal groups on the planet, the deep sea, is still mostly unknown to us. However, it already faces an increasing number of environmental stresses brought on by humans. ... read..

Improved air quality could increase sunlight accessible to plants, enhance carbon sequestration: Study
Washington, DC | November 21, 2023 11:48:05 PM IST
Air quality would improve if pollution from aerosol particles were reduced. It may also improve plants' ability to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and alleviate climate change by increasing the quantity of sunlight available to them. ... read..

Density is important for battery material performance: Study
Washington DC | November 21, 2023 10:48:10 PM IST
Zinc, which is inexpensive, abundant, and ecologically friendly, could be the answer to better batteries, but there's a huge issue. ... read..

Feeding raw meat to dogs raises risk of antibiotic-resistant E.coli: Study
Washington DC | November 21, 2023 5:52:11 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Bristol discovered that feeding dogs raw (uncooked) meat doubles their chance of excreting E. coli that cannot be destroyed by ciprofloxacin, a frequently used antibiotic. ... read..

New treatment helps to restore sense of smell in patients with long Covid: Study
Illinois | November 20, 2023 8:48:14 PM IST
Researchers may be able to restore the sense of smell in people who have suffered from long-COVID via an image-guided minimally invasive approach, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). ... read..

Bear genes exhibit circadian rhythms even when hibernating
Washington | November 19, 2023 10:52:46 PM IST
A genetic study found that grizzly bears' internal clocks continue to tick during hibernation. This tenacity highlights the significance of circadian cycles in the metabolism of many organisms, including humans. ... read..

Fishing chimps found to enjoy termites as a seasonal delicacy
California | November 19, 2023 10:52:44 PM IST
The discovery that chimps utilise tools to collect termites altered our knowledge of their abilities; yet, essential context is still required to better understand termite fishing and chimp minds. ... read..

Ribosomes help to recognise RNA crosslinking damage: Study
Los Angeles | November 19, 2023 9:49:10 PM IST
According to a study, ribosomes can act as a sensor for crosslinking damage. Ribosomes are made of RNA and protein, and are responsible for protein synthesis in cells. Ribosomes read the messenger RNA (mRNA) sequence and translate it into a string of amin ... read..

New method to identify keystone microbial species
Massachusetts | November 19, 2023 8:52:29 PM IST
Keystone species, which are thought to exist in low abundance in microbial communities, are thought to have a disproportionate impact on community stability. It can be difficult to identify these keystone species, especially in the human gut, because syst ... read..

Reduced hippocampal size linked to cognitive deterioration: Study
Minneapolis (Minnesota) | November 19, 2023 7:48:06 PM IST
A study found that smaller hippocampal volume was associated with poorer performance on fluid cognitive functioning. ... read..

Children's brains are altered by the time they spent on electronic devices
Washington DC | November 19, 2023 7:47:58 PM IST
According to a review of 23 years of neuroimaging research, time spent watching television or playing computer games has significant and long-term implications on children's brain function, which, while exhibiting some negative effects, also shows some fa ... read..

Medication significantly decreases TB growth, find scientists
Washington DC | November 19, 2023 7:47:52 PM IST
A promising new cancer treatment looks to be especially successful against tuberculosis (TB), one of the world's most fatal infectious diseases. ... read..

Study reveals that air purifiers don't stop you from getting sick
Washington DC | November 19, 2023 6:48:25 PM IST
Air filtration systems do not lower the risk of catching viral infections, per recent research from the University of East Anglia. ... read..

Macrophage ageing is triggered by cancer stem cells: Study
Washington DC | November 18, 2023 11:49:41 PM IST
Mice with healthy immune systems are exposed to cancer stem cells, which cause macrophage ageing and tumour growth. ... read..

Researchers give more insight into how brain creates conscious perception
Washington | November 18, 2023 6:49:57 PM IST
A new study on visual masking gave more insights and suggests how conscious perception is created in the brain. ... read..

Social media helping to protect biodiversity: Study
California | November 18, 2023 1:51:05 AM IST
Nature photographers using social media to post their work are helping enhance biodiversity conservation mapping in South Asia and the concept has the potential to spread globally, according to a study. ... read..

Heat-tolerant coral may trade fast development for resilience: Study
California | November 17, 2023 11:50:35 PM IST
Algae living within coral soft tissue provide much of the energy required by their hosts, and some symbiotic algae enable corals to withstand warmer water better than others. ... read..

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