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Ola Electric set to launch autonomous car in about 2 years
Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu) | Sunday, 2022 5:45:15 AM IST
Betting big on autonomous mobility, Ola Founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said on Saturday that Ola Electric has started testing an autonomous vehicle which it will launch in the global market in about two years' time. ... read..


How air pollution is heating up Southern Ocean
New York | Sunday, 2022 2:45:15 AM IST
Researchers have identified a lesser-known form of ozone playing a big role in heating the Southern Ocean -- one of Earth's main cooling systems. ... read..


Android OS loses 8% market share in 5 years: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Tech giant Google's Android has lost 8 per cent of its global OS market share in five years, however, still at least 70 per cent phones run on the Android OS, says a new report ... read..


Study illustrates process of fuel production from waste material
Munchen | April 22, 2022 10:22:52 PM IST
A new study has explained how fuel can be produced from renewable sources such as waste wood and straw. ... read..


World Earth Day 2022: Make world a happier, healthier place to live
New Delhi | April 22, 2022 11:24:05 AM IST
Each year on April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day to create awareness about the vital need to protect our planet from pollution. By taking part in activities like picking up litter and planting trees, we can make our need to protect our planet from po ... read..


Apple's nudity-blurring Messages feature goes global to safeguard kids
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Apple's Messages feature that automatically blurs images containing explicit content has now been launched globally, a move that will safeguard children. ... read..


Scientists design app to protect endangered birds
Brisbane | April 21, 2022 3:53:55 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Queensland developed an app, to protect endangered birds that are at the stage of extinction around the world, by breaking down the language barriers between scientists. ... read..


Apple may unveil first full-screen iPhone in 2024
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Tech giant apple is reportedly planning to unveil its first full-screen iPhone in 2024, popular analyst Ming Chi Kuo said on Wednesday. ... read..


BMW's announces new electric 7 series luxury sedan
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Luxury automobile manufacturer BMW on Wednesday announced a new electric 7 series luxury sedan -- i7 xDrive60 -- with an estimated range of "up to 300 miles". ... read..


Study finds cellular exosomes could improve the delivery of anticancer drugs to tumours
Glasgow | April 20, 2022 8:24:50 PM IST
According to a new study, exosomes, or small bubbles that transport molecules from one cell to another, can be effective vehicles for delivering cancer treatments to tumours. ... read..


Astronomers have discovered the most distant galaxy ever
Cambridge | April 20, 2022 8:24:22 PM IST
An international team of astronomers has discovered the most distant astronomical object of all time: a galaxy. Shining only about 300 million years after the Big Bang, it may contain the oldest stars in the universe or a supermassive black hole. ... read..


Rajasthan becomes first state to install L-Route server
Jaipur | Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Rajasthan has become the first state in the country to install L-Route server for uninterrupted internet services. ... read..


Study finds yellow fever mosquito can be tackled by using nanoparticles
Washington | April 19, 2022 9:23:26 PM IST
The yellow fever mosquito was a species native only to Africa before being mistakenly introduced to the new world due to the slave trade in the 16th century. ... read..


Tumours partially destroyed with sound do not come back: Study
Washington | April 19, 2022 6:23:41 PM IST
The University of Michigan developed a non-invasive sound technology that breaks down liver tumours in rats, kills cancer cells and spurs the immune system to prevent further spread. ... read..


3 firms submit bids for SsangYong Motor acquisition
Seoul | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Three firms have submitted their bids to acquire the debt-ridden automaker SsangYong Motor Co, sources here said on Monday, after a previous sales deal with a local electric vehicle maker fell apart. ... read..


Instagram expands product tagging tool to all US users
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Meta-owned Instagram on Monday expanded the ability to add product tags in Feed posts to everyone in the US. ... read..


'Elon flexes his Muskles?' Amul takes a jibe at Musk on acquiring Twitter
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Dairy giant Amul has taken a jibe at Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his proposed acquisition of Twitter for $43 billion, with a doodle that shows Musk trying to woo a blue bird (Twitter's logo) to come inside a cage. ... read..


Apple may skip iPhone 14 mini as new series surfaces on social media
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
As people look forward to new Apple iPhones this year, aluminum models of the iPhone 14 series have appeared on social media, without an iPhone 14 mini, the media reported on Monday. ... read..


Telegram unveils custom notification sounds which you can mute at will
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
In its bid to enhance user chat experience and privacy, Telegram messenger on Monday launched several new features. ... read..


Immune cells' key characteristics in ovarian cancer identified by researchers
Washington | April 18, 2022 6:53:55 PM IST
Treatments for ovarian cancer have changed little over the past few decades, with surgery and chemotherapy being the most common therapeutic approaches. ... read..


Researchers construct photovoltaic cell that harvests energy from environment during the day and night
Maryland | April 18, 2022 5:52:55 PM IST
According to a new study by Stanford University, solar cell harvests energy from the environment and continues to function even after the sun sets, avoiding the need for batteries altogether. ... read..


Sequoia Capital India to take tough action against frauds at Indian startups
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Alarmed at the recent fraud allegations at some of its portfolio startups like BharatPe, Zilingo and Trell, top investor Sequoia Capital India on Sunday said it will continue to respond strongly when it encounters "willful misconduct or fraud", and take t ... read..


People demanding access to more in-car streaming services
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The consumers are now requesting and demanding access to their favourite streaming services in the car, and in some cases, even in the front seat, according to a new report. ... read..


Atomic Energy Secretary Vyas' term extended by another year
Chennai | Monday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
Thhe service tenure of Secretary, Atomic Energy and Atomic Energy Commission Chairman K.N. Vyas has been extended by one more year. ... read..


Study: Gut microbiota regulates abdominal functions
Washington | April 17, 2022 11:54:03 PM IST
A recent study has suggested that gut microbes can regulate the exocrine and endocrine functions of the pancreas and hormone production of the gastrointestinal tract. ... read..


Scientists detail how deforestation drives climate change
Irvine (California) | April 17, 2022 10:53:36 PM IST
According to a new study by scientists from the University of California, protecting tropical forests can yield climate benefits that enhance carbon storage in nearby areas. ... read..


Research suggests hormone levels can predict bone loss in premenopausal women
Los Angeles (California) | April 17, 2022 4:52:36 PM IST
Physicians will now be able to determine if menopause-related bone loss is already in progress or about to begin by measuring the level of a hormone called anti-Mullerian that declines as women approach their final menstrual period, suggest a recent study ... read..


Warming of oceans due to climate change will mean fewer productive fish species to catch in future: Study
New Brunswick (New Jersey) | April 17, 2022 3:53:17 PM IST
According to a study, the warming of the oceans due to climate change will mean fewer productive fish species to catch in the future. ... read..


Scientists use machine-learning approach to predict risk factors of conduct disorder in kids
New Haven (Connecticut) | April 17, 2022 1:23:17 PM IST
According to a new study, a machine learning approach can assess risk factors and predict the later development of conduct disorder (CD) in children with high accuracy. ... read..


Rhesus monkeys are able to perceive their own heartbeats: Study
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | April 17, 2022 12:24:03 PM IST
A new research has found that rhesus macaques are able to perceive their own heartbeats. ... read..


Environment experts warn world's coral reefs may disappear in 3 decades
London | Sunday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
An international team of environmental scientists have warned that the world's coral reefs - the 'canaries in the coal mine' of climate change - may vanish in the coming 30 years. ... read..


Astronomers find first-ever slimmer type of red giant stars
Sydney | Sunday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
An Australian team of astronomers have found a slimmer type of red giant star for the first time. These stars have undergone dramatic weight loss, possibly due to the presence of a greedy neighbour. ... read..


Study: Agriculture will play important role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Washington | April 16, 2022 11:53:50 PM IST
Agricultural and forestry sectors are some of the areas which can play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a recent study has suggested. ... read..


Researchers develop maps of bird species to protect biodiversity
Madison (Wisconsin) | April 16, 2022 6:24:35 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison developed the maps at a fine-enough resolution to help conservation managers focus their efforts where they are most likely to help birds -- in individual counties or forests, rather than across whole sta ... read..


Scientists find vesicles secreted from heart may prevent lethal heart rhythm disorders
Washington | April 16, 2022 2:53:50 PM IST
Scientists have found that vesicles secreted from human heart cells may repair damaged tissue and prevent lethal heart rhythm disorders. ... read..


Researchers design method to overcome obesity by using laser-activated dye
Washington | April 16, 2022 1:22:47 PM IST
A team of researchers from the American Chemical Society have augmented a procedure in laboratory animals by coating an implant with a laser-activated dye that kills cells producing ghrelin, the hunger hormone. ... read..


Scientists discover cluster of cells in brainstem to battle blood loss
Charlottesville (Virginia) | April 15, 2022 8:23:22 PM IST
Scientists from the University of Virginia have discovered a cluster of cells in the brainstem that controls the body's response to severe blood loss. This finding could benefit efforts to develop new treatments for traumatic injuries. ... read..


Researchers find novel approach to prevent seizures
Seoul | April 15, 2022 7:53:30 PM IST
A significant advance in our understanding of epilepsy has been announced by scientists at Trinity College Dublin, who identified a potential method of preventing damaging seizure activity. ... read..


Scientists find how organic aerosols can affect environment, climate
Birmingham | April 15, 2022 7:53:20 PM IST
Scientists have found the process of how organic aerosols are transformed in the atmosphere, and by this, they will be able to better understand and predict their impact on the environment and the climate. ... read..


Indian monsoon - the impact of climate change
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Scientists have already warned of changing climatic conditions. The Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has sounded code red and warned of erratic rainfall pattern for South Asia, more so for India. ... read..


WhatsApp launches 'Communities' to help users organise group chats
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
In a bid to make chats more safer, Meta-owned WhatsApp on Thursday announced a new feature called 'Communities' that will enable users to bring together separate groups under one umbrella and manage these busy conversations in a secure and private way. ... read..


Webb telescope's instrument reaches coldest operating temperature
Washington | Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
An instrument onboard the James Webb Space Telescope has reached its final operating temperature - minus 266 degrees Celsius, NASA officials have said. ... read..


Tata's super app Neu to create a 'compelling' platform for consumers
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Tata's super app Neu will not restrict itself to the group's offerings but also cater to newer segments after taking feedback from its customers, its top executive said on Thursday. ... read..


SW monsoon rainfall to be normal this year: IMD (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
In what can bring cheer to large parts of agrarian India, the south-west monsoon rainfall this year, over the country as a whole, is most likely to be normal - quantitatively 99 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA), the India Meteorological Departmen ... read..


Over 200 Apple suppliers commit to using clean power
Cupertino (California) | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Apple on Thursday announced that its suppliers have more than doubled their use of clean power over the last year. ... read..


Research suggests rhesus monkeys can perceive their heartbeat
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | April 14, 2022 7:54:23 PM IST
According to a new research from the California National Primate Research Center at the University of California, Davis, and Royal Holloway, University of London, rhesus macaques are able to perceive their own heartbeats. ... read..


Study finds tumours spread more effectively by changing their metabolism
Washington | April 14, 2022 2:53:16 PM IST
According to a new research, led by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine, cancer cells can disrupt a metabolic pathway that breaks down fats and proteins to boost the levels of a byproduct called methylmalonic acid, thereby driving metastasis. ... read..


Ex-NASA astronaut Scott Kelly launches 1st NFT to support Ukraine
Washington | Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has launched his first-ever NFT with an art project called "Dreams Out of This World'' to raise money for Ukraine war victims, the media reported. ... read..


IT major Infosys says it won't work with Russian clients
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Infosys CEO and MD Salil Parekh said on Wednesday that the company won't work with any Russian clients. ... read..


China on first mission to discover exoplanets
Beijing | Thursday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
China is planning its first mission to discover exoplanets - planets orbiting outside the Solar System in other parts of the Milky Way, Nature reported. ... read..


Intel aims net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Chip-maker Intel on Wednesday announced plans to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in its global operations by 2040. ... read..


Private Ax-1 astronaut to make liquid telescope mirror in space
Washington | Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
An astronaut, part of the recent private mission to the International Space Station (ISS) American space habitat company Axiom Space, is set to test the making of a liquid telescope mirror in space. ... read..


Scientists outline need for new approach to COVID-19 vaccine testing
Washington | April 12, 2022 11:52:52 PM IST
Rutgers University's top health researchers are calling for a change in approach to developing COVID-19 vaccines, and vaccines to fight future pandemics to incorporate both conventional and challenging trials. ... read..


Agriculture will play important role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, says study
Columbus (Ohio) | April 12, 2022 2:23:05 PM IST
A new study has suggested that agricultural and forestry sectors are some of the areas which can play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. ... read..


Artificial intelligence may improve diabetes diagnosis: Study
Bethesda (Maryland) | April 12, 2022 10:52:44 AM IST
According to a new study, researchers using a fully-automated artificial intelligence (AI) deep learning model were able to identify early signs of type 2 diabetes on abdominal CT scans. ... read..


New materials, processes for carbon capture may help in getting clean fuel
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
A group of Indian scientists have computationally designed a hybrid material which can absorb greenhouse gas methane, converting it to clean hydrogen and also simulated a process of capturing carbon dioxide and converting it to high purity hydrogen. ... read..


Wellbeing sessions can improve mental health in extreme isolation in Moon-like habitat: Study
London | April 11, 2022 8:23:14 PM IST
A recent research has explored how humans could survive on the Moon and have successful habitats there in the future. ... read..


Study reveals air pollution is responsible for 180,000 excess deaths in tropical cities
London | April 11, 2022 11:24:47 AM IST
A study has revealed that around 180,000 avoidable deaths over 14 years in fast-growing tropical cities were caused by a rapid rise in emerging air pollution. ... read..


Scientists reprogram old skin cells to regain youthful function
Babraham (Cambridge) | April 11, 2022 9:53:43 AM IST
Scientists at Babraham Institute have developed a new technique for rejuvenating skin cells. This technique has allowed scientists to rewind the cellular biological clock by around 30 years according to molecular measures, significantly longer than previo ... read..


Researchers discover ozone may be heating Earth more than we realize
London | April 10, 2022 6:54:54 PM IST
A recent research has found that ozone may be weakening one of the Earth's most important cooling mechanisms, making it a more significant greenhouse gas than previously thought. ... read..


Researchers say AI-based approach can predict when someone will have cardiac arrest
Washington | April 10, 2022 4:53:45 PM IST
A new artificial-intelligence-based approach can predict if and when a patient could die of cardiac arrest, a recent study led by researchers at John Hopkins University has found. ... read..


Heart disease patients are more prone to insomnia: Study
Washington | April 10, 2022 4:22:34 PM IST
Nearly half of the heart disease patients have insomnia, a recent study has found. ... read..


Study finds changes in B-cells of women with postpartum depression
Chapel Hill | April 10, 2022 1:22:38 PM IST
A new study has looked at multiple levels of biology within women with postpartum depression (PPD) to see how women with the condition differ from those without it. ... read..


Ax-1 private astronaut mission docks at ISS
Washington | Sunday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
After a journey of almost 21 hours in the world's first private space mission, Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1) astronauts arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday. ... read..


WhatsApp likely turns off 'media visibility' option for disappearing chats
San Francisco | Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Meta-owned WhatsApp is likely now automatically turning off the option of "media visibility" for disappearing chats on WhatsApp for Android, which let people view media in their phone's gallery. ... read..


Study finds how plants protect themselves from pathogens in rain
Tokyo | April 9, 2022 7:53:12 PM IST
A recent study has found that when plants are exposed to rain, hair-like structures on the leaf surface called trichomes recognise this rain as a risk factor for causing disease and activate their immune system to prevent infections. ... read..


Researchers discover new cell type in human lungs, may play role in human lung diseases
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) | April 9, 2022 6:55:25 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a new type of cell that resides deep within human lungs and may play a key role in human lung diseases. ... read..


Researchers say smoking during pregnancy may not cause ADHD in children
London | April 9, 2022 3:54:48 PM IST
A recent study led by University of Bristol scientists shows that maternal prenatal smoking is associated with offspring attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) but is unlikely to be the cause of it. ... read..


Study: Oestrogen associated with woman's risk of developing dementia
Washington | April 9, 2022 3:23:45 PM IST
A recent research led by the George Institute for Global Health scientist has found that life events that influence levels of the female hormone oestrogen may be linked to a woman's risk of developing dementia in later life. ... read..


Study finds ill effect of carbs, sugary foods on oral health
Washington | April 9, 2022 3:23:40 PM IST
University at Buffalo scientists have found that higher intake of sugary and high glycemic load foods--like doughnuts and other non-fat yogurts may influence poor oral health and, perhaps, systemic health outcomes in older women due to the influence these ... read..


Study finds how mountain streams can signal climate change
Riverside (California) | April 9, 2022 1:52:35 PM IST
Scientists at the University of California have found a new tool that can better assess an important but overlooked indicator of global warming, which is a variety of bugs, worms and snails living in high mountain streams. ... read..


Microsoft seizes domains of Russia-backed hacker group that targeted Ukraine
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Microsoft has blocked and seized web domains belonging to Russian military intelligence-sponsored hacker group called Strontium or APT28 that targeted Ukraine, including media outlets. ... read..


Musk opens Gigafactory in Texas to build 'epic' Cybertruck
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Electric car-maker Tesla has opened its Austin, Texas-based Gigafactory, as Elon Musk aims to take his electric car company to the next phase of growth with the production of Cybertruck. ... read..


Ocean water samples provide treasure trove of RNA virus data, says study
Columbus | April 8, 2022 8:22:27 PM IST
A team of researchers at Ohio State University has identified ocean water samples, which have yielded a treasure trove of new data about RNA viruses. It has also expanded ecological research possibilities and reshaped the understanding of how these small ... read..


AI-based approach can predict when someone will have cardiac arrest: Study
Baltimore (Maryland) | April 8, 2022 1:22:44 PM IST
A new study, led by researchers at John Hopkins University, has found that a new artificial-intelligence-based approach can predict if and when a patient could die of cardiac arrest. ... read..


Strengthening DNA analysis, labs in 23 state/UTs under Nirbhaya Fund: Govt
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved projects for strengthening DNA analysis, cyber-forensics and related facilities in 23 states/UTs under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme, the Parliament was informed on Thursday. ... read..


Process on for environmental clearance for spent nuclear fuel storage in Kudankulam
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
The process is on for environmental clearance to set up the 'Away From Reactor' (AFR) facility to store the spent fuel of 1,000 MW atomic power plants - Unit 1 and 2 - at Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam, the Parliament was told on Thursday. ... read..


Format of working memory unveiled by scientists
Washington | April 7, 2022 11:53:42 PM IST
A team of scientists has discovered how working memory is 'formatted', a finding that enhances our understanding of how visual memories are stored. ... read..


Researchers find vegetarian birds are more sociable than insect eaters
London | April 7, 2022 8:23:44 PM IST
A new study has found that weaver birds that eat seeds flock together and nest in colonies more commonly than those species that eat insects. ... read..


Ozone may be heating the planet more than we realize: Study
London | April 7, 2022 11:22:31 AM IST
Ozone may be weakening one of the Earth's most important cooling mechanisms, making it a more significant greenhouse gas than previously thought, recent research has found. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy S22 sales expected to top 1 mn in S.Korea
Seoul | Thursday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday that the sales of its latest Galaxy S series are expected to surpass 1 million units in South Korea later this week, two weeks faster than its predecessor did. ... read..


Koo launches voluntary self-verification feature for users
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Microblogging and social media app Koo launched a voluntary self-verification feature on Wednesday, which will allow its users to self-verify their profile on the platform by using their government-approved ID card. ... read..


Scientists discover technique to turn plastic waste trash into carbon dioxide sorbent
Houston (Texas) | April 6, 2022 7:52:27 PM IST
Scientists at Rice University have discovered a chemical technique to turn waste plastic into an effective carbon dioxide (CO2) sorbent for the industry. ... read..


Gene map may predict heart disease risk for people with type 2 diabetes: Study
Tuscaloosa (Alabama) | April 6, 2022 7:22:40 PM IST
According to a new study, gene map can predict the likelihood of high blood pressure leading to heart problems or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes. ... read..


Rapidly descending dark energy leading to end of cosmic expansion: Study
Washington | April 6, 2022 9:22:20 AM IST
Researchers described a model of dark energy which suggests that the currently observed accelerated expansion of the universe could end as soon as 100 million years from now, at which point the universe would smoothly transition to a phase of slow contrac ... read..


Apple's flagship developers' conference remains online from June 6-10
Cupertino | Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Apple on Tuesday announced it will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in an all-online format from June 6-10. ... read..


ISRO likely to probe mystery objects' 'sky-fall' in Maharashtra's Chandrapur
Chandrapur | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
The ISRO is likely to send a team of experts to probe the reports of certain objects that allegedly fell from the sky here in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district last week, sparking shock and awe among the locals, officials said. ... read..


Zoom to set up 2nd technology centre in India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Video conferencing and chat app Zoom on Tuesday said it is setting up a second technology centre in India, as it ramps up hiring in the country this year. ... read..


Study finds neuronal mechanisms that control food cravings during pregnancy
Barcelona | April 5, 2022 7:22:43 PM IST
Researchers have discovered new evidence on the alterations of the neuronal activity that drive cravings during pregnancy. ... read..


'Tree of Life' could help slow climate change: Study
Woodhouse (Leeds) | April 5, 2022 12:23:25 PM IST
According to a new study, changing the way fruit is gathered from a 'tree of life' could have hugely positive environmental and financial impacts. ... read..


Study reveals a single gene can control species diversity in ecosystem
Zurich | April 5, 2022 9:52:54 AM IST
A team of researchers at the University of Zurich have found that a mutation in a single gene can also dramatically alter the structure and function of an ecosystem. ... read..


Explainer: IPCC report on 'Mitigation of Climate Change'
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The 56th session of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Monday approved the much-anticipated Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) of the Working Group III contribution to the Sixth Assessment Cycle (AR6 WGIII) titled 'Mitigation of Climate ... read..


IPCC report: Time for strict action, possible to cut down emissions by half by 2030
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The first sounded 'Code Red' while the second termed climate change a threat to human well being and health of the planet and now, the report of the third working group of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has sought to build hope by o ... read..


Freshwater mussels can inhibit bacterial diseases, finds study
Helsinki | April 4, 2022 11:22:09 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Jyvaskyla found brown trout better survived a Flavobacterium disease outbreak if the fish had larvae of freshwater pearl mussel in their gills. ... read..


Methane may be first detectable indication of life beyond Earth: Study
Santa Cruz (California) | April 4, 2022 4:22:45 PM IST
According to a new study, atmospheric methane may be the first sign of life beyond Earth. It was detected by astronomers. ... read..


Scientists reveal Mercury has geomagnetic storms similar to those on Earth
Anchorage (Alaska) | April 4, 2022 2:52:31 PM IST
A team of scientists has identified that Mercury, the solar system's smallest planet has geomagnetic storms similar to those on Earth. ... read..


Research suggests bats host most virulent zoonotic viruses, though not most dangerous ones
Washington | April 3, 2022 10:52:33 PM IST
Researchers studying zoonotic viral risks across animal reservoirs have found that bats host the most virulent viruses but not always the most dangerous ones. ... read..


Acetylcholine can prevent inflammation in heart, blood vessels: Research
Boston | April 3, 2022 10:22:44 PM IST
B cells in the bone marrow, which produce a chemical messenger called acetylcholine can prevent inflammation in the heart and blood vessels by blocking white blood cell production, suggests new research led by the Massachusetts General Hospital. ... read..


Study explores how light is perceived by plants
Washington | April 3, 2022 10:22:34 PM IST
A network of light-sensing photoreceptors that detects different wavelengths of light is present on plants in the form of coating. ... read..


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