Sunday, March 26, 2023

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..

Advanced AI like ChatGPT leads to new mobile threats, aids scammers: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:11 AM IST
As the end of 2022 saw the release of some game-changing applications such as OpenAI's ChatGPT chatbot and DALL-E 2 image generator, these advanced AI technologies may lead to aid scammers and create new mobile threats, a new report said on Monday. ... read..

ADHD slows spoken-word processing in adverse listening conditions: Study
Washington | February 27, 2023 11:33:41 PM IST
A new study by Prof. Boaz Ben-David and Rony Lemel of Reichman University's Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology has found that Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) causes a delay in speech perception and difficulty in understanding the meaning o ... read..

'Queen banking' can help beekeepers deal with climate change
Washington | February 27, 2023 9:33:48 PM IST
Queen banking, the process of storing extra queens in the spring to replenish colonies in the autumn, can be made more stable and labour-efficient by keeping queen bees frozen in indoor refrigeration units, according to a Washington State University resea ... read..

Here's how AI has simplified animal behaviour analysis
Michigan | February 27, 2023 8:04:48 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 behavior analyses. ... read..

Study suggests disease-causing proteins that leads to chronic metabolic diseases
London | February 27, 2023 4:04:04 PM IST
Many new proteins have been found to potentially play a role in the development of prevalent, chronic metabolic illnesses like type 2 diabetes, opening up new therapeutic avenues. ... read..

Researchers come up with new approach to track spread of infectious diseases
Washington | February 27, 2023 12:35:43 PM IST
From the dissemination of information to the spread of dangerous diseases, various phenomena are influenced by the organisational structure of society. ... read..

Boeing's Starliner to fly first crewed mission to space in April
Washington | Monday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Aerospace company Boeing's Starliner is on track to fly its first crew in April this year, company officials and NASA have confirmed. ... read..

Study finds higher CGRP levels with low estrogen can jump-start migraine
Washington | February 27, 2023 12:03:37 AM IST
A new study has found that in female participants with migraine, as estrogen levels fluctuate their levels of the protein calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) that plays a key role in starting the migraine process also fluctuates. ... read..

Circovirus involved in human hepatitis: Study
Paris | February 26, 2023 11:04:20 PM IST
Scientists have identified a previously unknown species of circovirus, provisionally named human circovirus 1 (HCirV-1). ... read..

Research: New insight found into possible relation between cancer risk and head injury
London | February 26, 2023 11:04:06 PM IST
Researchers from UCL Cancer Center have offered essential molecular insights into how an injury may lead to the formation of glioma, a relatively rare but typically aggressive kind of brain tumour. ... read..

Deep earthquakes could reveal secrets of Earth's mantle
Chicago | February 26, 2023 7:34:29 PM IST
According to a recent study by a researcher from the University of Chicago, the Earth may be ringed by a layer of unexpectedly fluid rock that is located at the very bottom of the upper mantle. ... read..

New study reveals biodiversity loss drove ecological collapse after the 'Great Dying'
Washington | February 26, 2023 12:03:36 AM IST
The history of life on Earth has been punctuated by several mass extinctions, the greatest of these being the Permian-Triassic extinction event, also known as the 'Great Dying', which occurred 252 million years ago. ... read..

New method creates material that could create next generation of solar cells: Research
Washington | February 26, 2023 12:03:35 AM IST
Perovskites, a family of materials with unique electric properties, show promise for use in a variety of fields, including next-generation solar cells. ... read..

Study finds new epigenetic brain defense helps to overcome opioid use
South Carolina | February 25, 2023 10:04:03 PM IST
Physical reliance on the drug by the body as well as negative experiences from previous drug use might lead to a relapse into regular drug usage. Uncertainty still exists over how these drug associations are created in the brain and how they lead to a rel ... read..

Decoding mystery behind structure of birds' wings
Tokyo | February 25, 2023 4:33:55 PM IST
All flight-capable modern birds possess the propatagium, a specialised wing structure that is necessary for flight. This structure's evolutionary ancestry has long been unknown, but recent studies indicate that nonavian dinosaurs may have developed it. Th ... read..

Here's how plastic upcycling can close carbon cycle
Washington | February 25, 2023 4:33:45 PM IST
Used face masks, supermarket bags, and food packaging all hold an abundance of potentially usable raw materials. Yet, producing more of these single-use plastics has proven to be considerably less expensive than recovering and recycling them. ... read..

Mysterious object being dragged into supermassive black hole at Milky Way's centre: Scientists
Los Angeles | February 25, 2023 4:03:43 PM IST
Scientists are interested in an item that is close to the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy because it has undergone a rapid and dramatic evolution. According to a recent study, the object known as X7 might be a cloud of gas an ... read..

ISRO receives test crew module for human space mission
Chennai | Saturday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST
The Indian space agency on Friday received the first simulated crew module (SCM) structure assembly for the first test flight of its human space mission - Gaganyaan. ... read..

Microsoft uses ChatGPT to instruct robots, drones
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
In order to test if people can use ChatGPT to instruct robots without knowing programming languages or understanding robotics systems, Microsoft has conducted research to see if it can think outside the text and think about the physical world to help with ... read..

Study reveals nature-based activities help older people improve health, quality of life
Pennsylvania | February 24, 2023 10:33:54 PM IST
Spending time in nature has been shown in studies to have psychological, emotional, and physical advantages. To maximise the benefits of spending time in nature for people over the age of 65, researchers revealed. ... read..

Researchers discover new approach to prevent causes of vision loss
Virginia | February 24, 2023 9:34:00 PM IST
Researchers have uncovered a previously unknown contributor to damaging blood vessel formation in the eye, which may lead to new treatments for blinding macular degeneration and other frequent causes of vision loss. ... read..

Discovery of massive early galaxies defies prior understanding of universe
Pennsylvania | February 24, 2023 3:34:32 PM IST
What scientists previously believed about the genesis of galaxies in the cosmos is being challenged by the discovery of six huge galaxies in the early universe. ... read..

Research shows how high infant mortality rates contributing to rise of global human population
Adelaide | February 24, 2023 3:34:21 PM IST
Arguments for expanding access to family planning and contraception in low- and middle-income countries are supported by recent studies indicating that high infant mortality rates contribute to the unceasing expansion in the world's population. ... read..

New discovery sheds light on very early supermassive black holes
Texas | February 24, 2023 3:34:17 PM IST
One of the most extreme galaxies known to exist in the very early Universe has a fast-expanding black hole, according to astronomers from the Universities of Texas and Arizona. New information about the creation of the first supermassive black holes is re ... read..

Here's how magnetism affects animal behaviour
Washington | February 24, 2023 2:05:16 PM IST
Scientists summarise the methods used to explore how the Earth's magnetic field influences the behaviour of various animal species. This review is an ideal starting point for scientists wishing to enter this fascinating but poorly-understood topic in mode ... read..

Research shows there are four classes of planetary systems
Geneva | February 24, 2023 6:34:38 AM IST
In our solar system, everything seems to be in order: The smaller rocky planets, such as Venus, Earth or Mars, orbit relatively close to our star. The large gas and ice giants, such as Jupiter, Saturn or Neptune, on the other hand, move in wide orbits aro ... read..

European Commission directs all employees to remove TikTok from work devices
London | Friday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
The European Commission (EC) on Thursday directed all employees to remove Chinese short-video making app TikTok from their corporate devices. ... read..

Researchers locate where toxins from tobacco attack DNA
Washington | February 24, 2023 12:03:22 AM IST
Chemical compounds in tobacco smoke alter the DNA of lung cells in ways that can lead to cancer in the longer term. Researchers at ETH Zurich have now been able to precisely localise such changes for the first time. ... read..

Study finds how surgery can prevent abdominal aneurysms
Baltimore | February 24, 2023 12:03:14 AM IST
When the artery that supplies the stomach and liver bulges and ruptures, 50 per cent of patients die before they reach the hospital. This "silent killer," known as abdominal aortic aneurysm, killed Albert Einstein and is responsible for nearly 5,000 death ... read..

Protein biomarkers found in women with perinatal depression, anxiety: Study
Washington | February 24, 2023 12:03:03 AM IST
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai have found that women who developed mood and anxiety disorders associated with pregnancy and childbirth had specific altered proteins circulating in their bloodstream in the third trimester. ... read..

Asia-Pacific most attacked region in 2022 for 2nd consecutive year
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The Asia-Pacific region retained the top spot as the "most attacked" region in 2022 for the second consecutive year, accounting for 31 per cent of all cyber security incidents remediated worldwide, a new report said on Wednesday. ... read..

Study finds frail patients are less likely to die one year after surgery
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) | February 22, 2023 11:34:02 PM IST
According to a new study, when fragile patients are connected to resources, such as chats with a physician about possible outcomes and assistance in preparing their body for surgery, they are less likely to die one year later. ... read..

Salt could play key role in energy transition: Study
Texas | February 22, 2023 12:33:19 PM IST
A basic element, salt, could play a significant role in the energy transition to lower-carbon energy sources, according to a new study sponsored by the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin. ... read..

Hackers steal Activision's upcoming COD games, 'employee data'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
Hackers have stolen planned content to be released for popular shooter game "Call of Duty" (CoD) and reportedly employee data from gaming giant Activision. ... read..

Study suggests better tools required to determine ancient life on Mars
Washington | February 22, 2023 12:04:17 AM IST
According to a research team co-led by a Cornell University astronomer, current state-of-the-art instrumentation being sent to Mars to collect and analyze evidence of life might not be sensitive enough to make accurate assessments. ... read..

Researchers find how to compensate for loss of gene function
Washington | February 22, 2023 12:04:16 AM IST
Living organisms have a knack for persisting in the face of challenges. For instance, when genes malfunction, organisms may be able to compensate by activating redundant genes with similar functions, called paralogs. ... read..

New model of ringing black holes created by physicists
Washington | February 22, 2023 12:04:12 AM IST
When two black holes collide into each other to form a new bigger black hole, they violently roil spacetime around them, sending ripples called gravitational waves outward in all directions. ... read..

Researchers suggest how pain management helps reduce use of opioids after urethral repair surgery
Pennsylvania | February 21, 2023 11:33:39 PM IST
A novel approach to pain management for men following urethroplasty surgery can minimise the need for powerful opioid medicines without compromising pain control, according to research. ... read..

Researchers reveal role of polyphenols in regulating inflammatory immune responses
Tokyo | February 21, 2023 11:33:13 PM IST
PCB2DG, an anti-inflammatory polyphenol, inhibits glutamine absorption by targeting and directly interacting with the main glutamine transporter protein, alanine serine cysteine transporter 2 (ASCT2). ... read..

Did you know male whales give up singing to attract love?
Queensland | February 21, 2023 3:33:34 PM IST
In Australia's eastern shore, male whales are giving up singing to lure a partner in favour of battling other male whales for dominance. ... read..

Digitisation of longest continuous solar observations can help explore impact of sun's variations on climate
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
The longest continuous observations of the sun taken from the Kodaikanal Solar Observatory (KoSO) -- one of the oldest astronomical observatories -- have been digitised and made available for community use. ... read..

Can India take up global leadership in synthetic biology? (Opinion)
Chennai | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Synthetic biology is a rapidly evolving field that involves the design and construction of biological systems and organisms for various applications. ... read..

OneWeb's 36 satellites integrated with Indian rocket, gearing up for orbit
Chennai | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
The second batch of 36-satellites belonging to the UK-based Network Access Associated Ltd (OneWeb) has been integrated with the Indian rocket LVM3, tweeted the company. ... read..

Microsoft Outlook spam filters break down, flood users' inbox with junk emails
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Several Outlook users on Monday took to social media after facing issues with their spam email filters that were broken and junk mails reached users' inbox. ... read..

Study finds how social isolation generates astrocyte-mediated deficits in memory
Houston | February 21, 2023 12:03:31 AM IST
A study revealed a crucial reason to keep in touch with friends and family. Social isolation promotes memory and learning deficiencies, as well as other behavioural abnormalities. Brain research has at several times focused on the impact of social depriva ... read..

Study finds human contact linked to happier, healthier dairy calves
Washington | February 21, 2023 12:03:10 AM IST
The well-being of calves, including their physical and emotional health, is always top of mind for those in the dairy industry, particularly during the weaning stage. ... read..

Climate Change: Lessons from latest global warming
Geneva | February 20, 2023 3:03:46 PM IST
The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), which resembles current and future warming, occurred 56 million years ago and was one of the largest and fastest global warming events in Earth's history. Global temperatures increased by 5-8C during this phas ... read..

World War II-style rationing can reduce carbon emissions: Research
Leeds | February 20, 2023 3:03:25 PM IST
Rationing in the manner of World War II may be a successful strategy for lowering carbon emissions, suggests a new study from the University of Leeds. ... read..

Research claims prehistoric human migration in Southeast Asia driven by sea-level rise
Yishun | February 20, 2023 6:03:00 AM IST
An interdisciplinary team of scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU, Singapore) found that rapid sea-level rise prompted early settlers in Southeast Asia to migrate during the prehistoric period, increasing the genetic diversity of ... read..

Study finds how irregular sleeping habits increase risk of atherosclerosis in older people
Washington | February 19, 2023 10:04:42 PM IST
New research suggested that adults over 45 who have irregular sleep patterns may be more susceptible to atherosclerosis than those who have more regular sleep patterns. ... read..

Unemployed brain or spine cancer patients experience more pain, depression: Study
Washington | February 19, 2023 10:04:37 PM IST
A study found that patients with brain or spine cancer who are unemployed may experience more intense pain, discomfort, concern, and depressive symptoms than those with the same conditions who are employed. ... read..

Research suggests watching TV is good for planet
Washington | February 19, 2023 12:05:13 PM IST
Watching nature documentaries, according to recent research published in the Annals of Botany by Oxford University Press, boosts people's interest in plants, perhaps leading to involvement in botany and ecology. ... read..

Research: Exploring ways to harness plant molecules for solar energy
Washington | February 19, 2023 8:03:15 AM IST
The current solar panels aren't very efficient as they are only able to convert up to about 20 per cent of the sun's energy into electricity. As a result, to generate a lot of electricity, the panels require a lot of space--sometimes leading forests to be ... read..

North India's first nuclear plant to come up in Haryana
New Delhi | Sunday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
North India's first nuclear plant is coming up at Gorakhpur in Haryana's Fatehabad district, which is about 150 km north of the national capital. ... read..

Study finds psychological stress hinders performance, even for Olympic athletes
Washington | February 18, 2023 8:33:26 PM IST
In addition to taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were the first sporting occasion to measure and broadcast athletes' heart rates as Olympic gold-winning archers competed. ... read..

Researchers reveal why cancer patients do not react to immunotherapy
Washington | February 18, 2023 8:04:17 PM IST
Cancer treatment has transformed thanks to immunotherapy. The five-year survival rate for advanced melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, has climbed from less than 10% to more than 50% since the development of immunotherapy in 2011. Sadly, immunoth ... read..

Study finds space travel influences working of brain
Washington | February 18, 2023 8:33:51 AM IST
Scientists of the University of Antwerp and the University of Liege have found how the human brain changes and adapts to weightlessness, after being in space for 6 months. ... read..

Researchers find toxic protein linked to muscular dystrophy, arhinia
Washington | February 18, 2023 8:02:41 AM IST
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues have found that a toxic protein made by the body called DUX4 may be the cause of two very different rare genetic disorders. ... read..

Spiders can be used as pest control for tomatoes, potatoes: Study
Portsmouth | February 17, 2023 10:33:15 PM IST
Using swarms of spiders to defend crops from agricultural pests might be environmentally friendly. ... read..

Researchers how bacteria use electricity to communicate
Warwick | February 17, 2023 7:33:37 PM IST
Bacteria use electricity to communicate and react to environmental cues, much like neurons do in human brains. To better understand antibiotic resistance, scientists have now found a mechanism to alter this electrical signalling in bacteria. ... read..

Study reveals purple vegetables, tubers with anthocyanins can lower the risk of diabetes
Turku | February 17, 2023 7:03:05 PM IST
Anthocyanins, the red, purple, and blue pigments found in fruits, vegetables, and tubers, can lower the risk of diabetes by influencing inflammation, gut microbiota, and energy metabolism. The favourable effect of anthocyanins on type 2 diabetes is amplif ... read..

Newly discovered tsetse fly pheromone might help to control disease spread: Research
Connecticut | February 17, 2023 3:04:08 PM IST
Yale researchers have found a volatile pheromone generated by the tsetse fly, a blood-sucking bug that spreads diseases in both humans and animals across much of Sub-Saharan Africa. The study sheds fresh light on how flies communicate with one another and ... read..

Study finds humans experience longer REM sleep in winter than summer
Lausanne | February 17, 2023 12:32:59 PM IST
The sun controls our internal clocks, regardless of whether we are morning or night owls. The length and quality of our sleep can be impacted by seasonal variations in day length and light exposure. But it's challenging to understand how this works in rea ... read..

Study finds genes that predict obesity complications differ between genders
Washington | February 17, 2023 6:32:44 AM IST
Obesity causes many health problems and worsens several chronic illnesses, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, however, some obese people are more susceptible to complications than others. ... read..

Research suggests whales give up singing to attract mate
Washington | February 17, 2023 6:32:43 AM IST
Male whales along Australia's eastern seaboard are giving up singing to attract a mate, switching instead to fighting their male competition. ... read..

Resistant bacteria can be killed by newly discovered virus: Study
Washington | February 17, 2023 6:32:41 AM IST
Associate professor Clare Kirkpatrick, who studies bacterial stress response at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Southern Denmark, has said, "we have found five new species that we believe are unknown to science." ... read..

Before global warming, was Earth cooling down or heating up? Find out
Arizona | February 16, 2023 11:03:38 PM IST
Accurate climate models serve a key role in climate science and policy, helping to inform policy- and decision-makers around the world as they contemplate strategies to halt the devastating effects of global warming and adapt to existing changes. ... read..

Did you know snakes can hear and react to airborne sounds?
Queensland | February 16, 2023 11:03:26 PM IST
A study done by the University of Queensland discovered that, in addition to ground vibrations, snakes can hear and respond to aerial sound. ... read..

Here's how the fastest fish hunts its prey
Florida | February 16, 2023 11:03:21 PM IST
To say that studying sailfish is difficult is an understatement. These fish, frequently referred to as the "fastest fish in the world," exhibit some surprising characteristics as they navigate the oceans in quest of their next meal. ... read..

Will deep-sea mining affect whales? Find out
Exeter | February 16, 2023 11:03:20 PM IST
Researchers have cautioned that seabed mining in the deep ocean might begin soon, but the potential impact on creatures such as whales remains unknown. ... read..

Building higher islands could save Maldives from sea-level rise: Study
Norwich | February 16, 2023 9:03:11 PM IST
In the Maldives and other low-lying nations, artificially boosting island heights or building whole new higher islands have been advocated as remedies to sea-level rise. ... read..

Artificial intelligence examines cell movement under microscope
Gothenburg | February 16, 2023 5:03:35 PM IST
Analysis has historically been limited by the vast amount of data that may be collected by employing a microscope to record biological activities. Using artificial intelligence (AI), the University of Gothenburg researchers can now track the movement of c ... read..

Watching television good for planet: Study
Washington | February 16, 2023 2:03:27 PM IST
According to new research published in the Annals of Botany by Oxford University Press, watching nature documentaries increases people's interest in plants, potentially leading to involvement in botany and ecology. ... read..

Scientists develop new technique for studying mitochondria
Washington | February 16, 2023 6:04:11 AM IST
An advanced imaging-based method from scientists at Scripps Research offers a new way of studying mitochondria, which are best known as the "powerhouses" of cells. ... read..

Microelectronics give researchers a remote control for biological robots
Washington | February 15, 2023 11:03:04 PM IST
The hybrid "eBiobots" are the first to combine soft materials, living muscle and microelectronics, said researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern University and collaborating institutions. They described their centimeter-sca ... read..

Snakes can hear more than you think: Study
Queensland | February 15, 2023 2:32:51 PM IST
A study by the University of Queensland discovered that snakes can hear and respond to airborne sounds in addition to ground vibrations. ... read..

Researchers explore how brain's immune system worsens epilepsy
Washington | February 15, 2023 7:32:49 AM IST
In a new study, the University of Iowa biologists have lain out a chain of events that can cause seizures, the most common manifestation of epilepsy, to worsen. ... read..

Scientists identify protein that's crucial to tumor cells' metabolism
Washington | February 15, 2023 4:32:26 AM IST
Tumor cells typically alter their energy metabolism and increase glucose uptake to support their rapid division and spread. This limits glucose availability for i and therefore dampens the body's anti-cancer immune response. ... read..

Urban gardens are good for ecosystems, humans: Study
Texas | February 14, 2023 3:33:27 PM IST
Traditionally, it has been considered that cultivating food causes biodiversity loss and has a negative influence on an ecosystem. A new study from various colleges, including The University of Texas at Austin, contradicts this idea, demonstrating that co ... read..

Study identifies changes in brain responsible for motor skill learning
Washington | February 14, 2023 7:02:56 AM IST
The findings, published in the peer-reviewed journal eNeuro, provide insight into the neural mechanisms of motor skill learning that can help lead to more effective brain-stimulation therapies for patients experiencing motor disability after a stroke. ... read..

Do forest trees really "talk" through underground fungi?
Alberta | February 13, 2023 11:33:02 PM IST
The thought that forest trees may "speak" to one other, exchange resources with their seedlings, and even defend them via a connected underground web of fine fungal filaments piques the interest of scientists. ... read..

New AI technology could change game prep for Super Bowl teams: Study
Washington | February 13, 2023 10:34:25 PM IST
New artificial intelligence technology being developed by engineers at Brigham Young University could significantly cut down on the time and cost that goes into film study for Super Bowl-bound teams (and all NFL and college football teams), while also enh ... read..

Fish recognizes itself in photographs: Research
Science | February 13, 2023 4:34:49 PM IST
Osaka [Japan], February 13 (ANI) A research team led by specially appointed Professor Masanori Kohda of the Graduate School of Science at Osaka Metropolitan University has proved that fish assume "it's me" when they see themselves in a photograph. The res ... read..

Study discover neurological disease involving cellular recycling process
Washington | February 13, 2023 4:03:16 PM IST
ATG4D assists in the autophagy process, which cells utilise to digest and recycle harmed proteins and other damaged parts of the cell to maintain health. Although all cells in the body use autophagy, neurons rely on it more than other cells do in order to ... read..

Researchers develop AI-based technique to predict RNA modifications
Washington | February 13, 2023 4:03:06 PM IST
A team of researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research and the National University of Singapore created software that accurately predicts chemical alterations of RNA molecules based on genomic data. ... read..

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