Sunday, October 2, 2022

Experts find dormant black hole near our galaxy
Washington | July 19, 2022 8:56:23 AM IST
A stellar-mass black hole has been discovered in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a galaxy which is the neighbour of the Milky Way Galaxy. This discovery was made by a group of international experts who are renowned for disproving other black hole discoveries. ... read..

China starts work on world's first deep-space radar to tackle asteroids
Beijing | Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
In a bid to boost defence against near-Earth asteroids, China has started construction of the world's most far-reaching radar system, Global Times reported. ... read..

Scientists create dog-sized robot to study how animals learn to walk
Stuttgart | July 18, 2022 11:26:14 PM IST
The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) in Stuttgart conducted a study to discover how animals learn to walk and learn from stumbling. They created a four-legged, dog-sized robot to assist them in figuring out the details. ... read..

Mental health support is essential to care at every age for heart patients
Washington | July 18, 2022 10:28:35 PM IST
Resilience and high quality of life are demonstrated by many individuals born with heart defects; however, they may face a range of health-related psychological and social challenges throughout their lives. ... read..

Study: Bacteria in donor organs complicate immune response after transplantation
Washington | July 18, 2022 8:56:10 PM IST
Organ transplant recipients take life-long immunosuppressive drugs to prevent their bodies from mounting an immune response against the donated organ, yet a substantial number of them still reject the organs. A new study shows that transplant recipients a ... read..

Study finds rocking shadow effect in protoplanetary discs`
Washington | July 18, 2022 8:56:08 PM IST
The "rocking shadow" effect, described by astronomers from the University of Warwick, shows how discs in emerging planetary systems are oriented and how they travel around their host star. The outcome also provides hints as to how they might change over t ... read..

Research reveals synthetic tools transport DNA messages from one location to another
Houston | July 18, 2022 7:27:02 PM IST
Researchers from Rice University have shown that the increasingly popular CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool may be used in human cells in a variety of new potent ways, according to a recent study. ... read..

New method helps in early-stage Parkinson's disease diagnosis: Research
Washington | July 18, 2022 4:27:47 PM IST
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) researchers, led by Professor Aviv Mezer, realized that the cellular changes in Parkinson's could possibly be revealed by adapting a related technique, known as quantitative MRI (qMRI). ... read..

Study finds expert's advice not always help people, as they believe
Washington | July 18, 2022 8:56:06 AM IST
According to recent research, advice given by top performers didn't always assist people more than they thought. ... read..

China to launch first solar probe in October
Beijing | Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
China will launch, in October, its first solar probe, which aims to study the relationships between the solar magnetic field, solar flares, and coronal mass ejections (CMEs), the media reported. ... read..

Study: Sentences have their own connection in the brain
Washington | July 17, 2022 11:56:16 PM IST
A new study finds that incoming speech sounds are connected by our brain to our knowledge of grammar, which is quite abstract in nature. But the big question is how does the brain process complex grammatical structures? ... read..

Study: New insights into melanoma brain metastases
Washington | July 17, 2022 3:57:41 PM IST
Cancer researchers have completed one of the most comprehensive studies of the cells inside melanoma brain metastases. ... read..

New thrilling snaps of Jupiter taken by world's most powerful telescope
Washington | July 17, 2022 2:26:57 PM IST
James Webb Space Telescope's latest photographs demonstrate that it is not just capable of seeing cosmic objects that are far away from Earth. On Thursday, NASA unveiled Webb's first images of the solar system, which included Jupiter and whirling asteroid ... read..

Why COVID-19 booster shots are essential?
Washington | July 16, 2022 5:56:00 PM IST
A new study explores differences in the duration of immunity to SARS-CoV-2 from vaccines and natural infection based on waning antibody levels and demonstrates the need for booster vaccination in curtailing breakthrough infections and reinfections. ... read..

Scientists develop wireless activation of specific brain circuits in fruit flies
Washington | July 16, 2022 5:55:58 PM IST
According to a recent study, a group of researchers developed wireless technology to remotely activate specific brain circuits in fruit flies in just one second. ... read..

Researchers study sleep pattern of wolves to understand domestication of animals
Washington | July 16, 2022 4:26:48 PM IST
To gain a better understanding of the effects of domestication and cohabitation with humans on sleep phenotypes and physiology, comparing the dog to its wild counterpart, the wolf, offers a unique opportunity. ... read..

Neuroengineers use magnetic fields to activate neurons in fruit flies: Research
Washington | July 16, 2022 2:58:27 PM IST
Neuroengineers have created wireless technology to remotely activate brain circuits. Researchers showed they could control the behaviour of freely moving fruit flies using magnetic signals that activated genetically engineered neurons causing the flies to ... read..

Loss of male sex chromosome leads to earlier death for men: Study
Washington | July 16, 2022 1:25:56 PM IST
New research shows the loss of the male sex chromosome as many men age causes the heart muscle to scar and can lead to deadly heart failure. The finding may help explain why men die, on average, several years younger than women. ... read..

Study: Vaccines protection against COVID-19 short lived, booster shots essential
Washington | July 16, 2022 9:26:00 AM IST
Strong protection against the SARS-CoV-2 virus with vaccination is short-lived and dependable protection against reinfection requires up-to-date boosters with vaccines that are adapted to address changes in the virus that occur as part of its natural evol ... read..

Virologists identify better model to examine brain-attacking viruses
Washington | July 15, 2022 11:55:58 PM IST
A new mouse model that might revolutionize the development of therapies targeting brain inflammation caused by Rift Valley Fever virus (RVFV), has been identified by virologists from the University of Pittsburgh. ... read..

Study reveals how people control unwanted thoughts
Washington | July 15, 2022 10:56:04 PM IST
A new study revealed that when attempting to avoid an unwanted thought, people frequently reject and replace it after it occurs. However, avoiding an association proactively can be much more efficient and help prevent the repetitive looping of unwanted th ... read..

NASA's SpaceX CR-25 begins its journey to International Space Station
Florida | July 15, 2022 11:27:15 AM IST
After many delays, SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft finally lifted off to begin its journey to the International Space Station. ... read..

Highly accurate non-invasive test for major liver diseases created by researchers
Washington | July 15, 2022 1:56:32 AM IST
Researchers have created a liquid biopsy test, which uses two circulating proteins, to test for major liver diseases. The test was found to be highly accurate, sensitive, and specific for both NASH and liver fibrosis. ... read..

Amazon agrees to address anti-trust concerns to avoid EU fines
London | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Amazon has agreed to address competition concerns over its use of non-public marketplace seller data in Europe along with a possible bias in granting sellers access to its 'Buy Box' and 'Prime' programme, the European Commission said on Thursday. ... read..

Study confirms lead-in-water causes adverse fetal health outcomes
Washington | July 14, 2022 4:26:06 PM IST
Health economics researchers have confirmed a causal relationship between lead-in-water and adverse fetal health outcomes. Although many studies have found a correlation between lead exposure and health, a causal link had been lacking in the literature un ... read..

Maternal milk tied to better school-age outcomes for children born preterm
Washington | July 14, 2022 2:58:40 PM IST
In a study that followed preterm infants for seven years, investigators found that children who received greater quantities of maternal milk both during and after time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) had greater academic achievement, higher IQs ... read..

Agnikul Cosmos opens its first rocket engine facility
Chennai | Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Private sector rocket maker Agnikul Cosmos on Wednesday opened its first 3D printed rocket engine factory located at the IIT Madras Research Park. ... read..

NASA shares new images from James Webb Space Telescope
Washington | July 13, 2022 3:25:13 AM IST
After surprising everyone by giving the deepest look of the cosmos ever captured on James Webb Space Telescope, NASA released more images taken from its most powerful observatory ever placed in orbit. ... read..

Nothing Phone (1) now in India, starts from Rs 31,999 for pre-order customers
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
London-based consumer electronics company Nothing on Tuesday launched its much-awaited first smartphone called Phone (1) that will be available in India for a pre-order introductory price of Rs 31,999. ... read..

Study: Biohybrid material performs like cartilage
Washington | July 12, 2022 3:26:17 PM IST
Producing biomaterials that match the performance of cartilage and tendons has been an elusive goal for scientists, but a new material demonstrates a promising new approach to mimicking natural tissue. ... read..

Hopping space dust makes asteroids look rougher: Study
Washington | July 12, 2022 2:56:57 PM IST
When NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at the asteroid Bennu, scientists discovered something surprising about the asteroid's surface wasn't smooth like many were expecting but was covered in large boulders. Now, a team of physicists think they know wh ... read..

Pregnant women exposed to multiple phthalates have increased risk of preterm birth
Washington | July 12, 2022 12:55:37 PM IST
Pregnant women who were exposed to multiple phthalates during pregnancy had an increased risk of preterm birth, according to new research. Phthalates are chemicals used in personal care products, such as cosmetics, as well as in solvents, detergents, and ... read..

Research: Ozone depletion over North Pole causes weather anomalies
Zurich | July 11, 2022 2:55:54 PM IST
Although the ozone hole over Antarctica is well known, few people are aware that the protective ozone in the stratosphere periodically breaks down over the Arctic, depleting the ozone layer there. Prior to that, it occurred in the spring of 2011 and most ... read..

Research reveals immune system uses two-step verification to defend against HIV
San Diego (California) | July 11, 2022 2:26:31 PM IST
Human immunodeficiency virus 1, or HIV-1, is well-known for its amazing ability to elude the immune system. Scripps Research scientists and associates have discovered how our innate immune system detects HIV-1 even when it is present in trace amounts. ... read..

Researchers analyze structure of antibodies that could hold the key to more effective cancer treatments
Southampton | July 10, 2022 10:54:58 PM IST
In the fight against Cancer, new insights into the key properties of an antibody have been found by researchers at the University of Southampton. ... read..

Researchers discover why tackling particle pollution leads to photochemical smog
Washington | July 10, 2022 8:55:05 PM IST
The answer for why reducing particle pollution is actually increasing surface ozone pollution in some emerging economies, hence, negatively impacting health, ecosystems and agriculture, has been found by the University of York researchers. ... read..

Researchers discover brain circuit that explains how light affects mood
Washington | July 10, 2022 2:25:21 PM IST
A better knowledge of the neurological network that connects light-sensitive cells in the retina to cortical brain regions involved in mood and cognition has implications for the development of mood-disorder treatments, according to a new study. ... read..

Scientists find new way to reduce inflammation and prevent repigmentation in vitiligo sufferers
Washington D.C. | July 10, 2022 1:55:18 PM IST
A team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine have discovered that in people with vitiligo illness, cell-to-cell communication networks could aid in preventing repigmentation and reduce inflammation, in a recent study. ... read..

Research finds molecules that boost plant immunity
Cologne | July 10, 2022 1:25:34 PM IST
A new study by Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne, Germany, has uncovered natural cellular components that activate crucial plant immune responses. ... read..

Long human lifespan is due in part to contributions of older adults
Washington | July 10, 2022 5:25:26 AM IST
According to the long-standing canon in evolutionary biology, natural selection is cruelly selfish, favouring traits that help promote reproductive success. This usually means that the so-called "force" of selection is well equipped to remove harmful muta ... read..

Electrical stimulation improves arm control in paralyzed monkeys
Washington | July 10, 2022 5:25:19 AM IST
Pre-clinical experiments suggest that electrical stimulation of surviving nerves of the upper spinal cord damaged by severe injury will allow individuals with limited arm function to partially regain lost movement. ... read..

Research: Brain ripples may help bind information across human cortex
Washington | July 10, 2022 4:27:05 AM IST
Researchers provide some of the first empirical evidence that brain ripples exist. These electrical waves have long been hypothesized as a way for the brain to integrate and encode memories. ... read..

Hospital readmissions for asthma are increasing among children
Washington | July 10, 2022 3:25:23 AM IST
According to a new study at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, hospital readmissions for asthma are increasing among children highlighting the gaps in health care for the most common chronic pediatric illness. ... read..

Earth's oldest groundwaters have life's power generators, find researchers
Toronto | July 9, 2022 8:57:45 PM IST
As per new research, scientists have now discovered 1.2 billion-year-old deep groundwater in a gold and uranium mine in South Africa, throwing more light on how life is sustained below the Earth's surface and how it may survive on other worlds. ... read..

Fastest star takes four years to travel around the black hole at centre of our galaxy: Study
Washington | July 9, 2022 8:25:23 PM IST
According to a new study, it takes only four years for a newly discovered star to take a complete round around the black hole at the centre of our galaxy. ... read..

Research finds why human embryos frequently don't survive
Bath | July 9, 2022 7:27:57 PM IST
A recent study by a researcher at the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath contends that 'selfish chromosomes' are to blame for the early demise of the majority of human embryos. ... read..

Scientists develop unique thermogel to help prevent scarring of retina
Washington | July 9, 2022 7:27:49 PM IST
A group of Singaporean scientists have developed a bio-functional thermogel, a type of synthetic polymer, to prevent retinal scarring caused by failed retinal detachment repair surgery, according to a new study. ... read..

Asthmatics may soon be able to breathe easier thanks to recent breakthrough :Study
Joondalup | July 9, 2022 2:57:49 PM IST
In contrast to mild-to-moderate asthmatics and healthy people, severe asthmatics have a distinct biochemical (metabolite) profile that can be detected in their urine, according to research led by Drs. Stacey Reinke (ECU) and Craig Wheelock (Karolinska Ins ... read..

New study examines memory of expert birdwatchers
Washington | July 9, 2022 6:24:47 AM IST
According to a new study that examined memory in expert birdwatchers, having expert knowledge in a subject helps us memorize new information. This is because, while forgetting often happens when similar memories interfere with each other, expert knowledge ... read..

Genetic research: Pacific islands yield surprising findings on world's earliest seafarers
Washington | July 9, 2022 5:26:19 AM IST
New genetic research from remote islands in the Pacific offers fresh insights into the ancestry and culture of the world's earliest seafarers, including family structure, social customs, and the ancestral populations of the people living there today. ... read..

Researchers create methods for breaking down plant materials for earth-friendly energy
Washington | July 9, 2022 5:26:14 AM IST
With energy costs rising, and the rapidly emerging effects of burning fossil fuels on the global climate, the need has never been greater for researchers to find paths to products and fuels that are truly renewable. ... read..

Quantum physics: Record entanglement of quantum memories
Washington | July 9, 2022 4:55:33 AM IST
Researchers have entangled two quantum memories over a 33-kilometre-long fibre optic connection, a record and an important step toward the quantum internet. ... read..

Smallest nuclear war would devastate ocean systems, say researchers
Washington | July 8, 2022 7:55:09 PM IST
According to a Rutgers researcher and an international team of geoscientists, led by Cheryl S. Harrison at Louisiana State University, even the smallest nuclear war would devastate ocean systems, leading to sharp declines in fish stocks, expansion of ice ... read..

Study reveals protein balance in your diet may enhance water quality
California | July 8, 2022 7:29:44 PM IST
According to a new study led by the University of California, Davis, balancing how much protein you consume with how much your body requires may cut nitrogen releases to aquatic systems in the U.S. by 12 per cent and total nitrogen losses to air and water ... read..

Researchers discovers plant immunity-boosting molecules
Cologne | July 8, 2022 7:28:10 PM IST
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne, Germany, in conjunction with colleagues in China, uncovered natural cellular components that trigger crucial plant immune responses. ... read..

Scientists find important genetic factor behind insect migrations
Washington | July 8, 2022 7:27:50 PM IST
Researchers have discovered more than 1,500 genetic differences between migratory and non-migratory hoverflies in a recent study. ... read..

Study reveals oak tree thought to be extinct are now in immediate need of conservation
Washington | July 8, 2022 7:26:41 PM IST
According to a new study, botanical researchers revealed that oak tree once were thought to be extinct, and now are in immediate need of conservation within Big Bend National Park in Texas. ... read..

New research finds hunger is associated with increased anger, irritability
Washington | July 8, 2022 7:26:21 AM IST
New research has discovered that feeling hungry really can make us 'hangry', with emotions such as anger and irritability strongly linked with hunger. ... read..

Discovery provides insight into evolution and anatomy of big, carnivorous dinosaurs
Washington | July 8, 2022 5:54:51 AM IST
An international team has discovered a new big, meat-eating dinosaur, dubbed Meraxes Gigas, that provides clues about the evolution and anatomy of predatory dinosaurs such as the Carcharodontosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex. Meraxes measured around 36 feet f ... read..

Large groups of southern fin whales documented in the Antarctic, after the ban on whaling
Washington | July 8, 2022 4:55:44 AM IST
After blue whales, fin whales are the largest whales in the world and human beings have hunted both species to near-extinction. After the ban on commercial whaling in 1976, the stocks of these long-lived, but slow-growing creatures are rebounding: researc ... read..

Mega cities 1-2 degrees Celsius hotter than larger region: CSE analysis
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Mega cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Hyderabad are much hotter than the larger region around them due to heat island effects caused by surface absorption of heat and local waste heat generated by traffic, industry and air conditioning, among other ur ... read..

Reddit announced to sell Blockchain-based NFTs
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Social discussion forum Reddit on Thursday announced Blockchain-backed collectible avatars or non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that will soon be available for purchase on the platform. ... read..

Study finds why tackling particle pollution results in photochemical smog
Washington | July 7, 2022 10:25:06 PM IST
The University of York researchers have discovered why reducing particle pollution is actually increasing surface ozone pollution in some emerging economies, negatively impacting health, ecosystems and agriculture. ... read..

Heat stress rising in India, heat waves second biggest killer among natural forces
New Delhi | July 7, 2022 7:26:22 PM IST
Even though the monsoon has begun to affect the entire country, many areas still seem to be experiencing intense heat which is exacerbated by sharp increases in humidity. This summer's heat waves in India are a reflection of the unusual temperature trends ... read..

Study on how algorithms retain information can help in combating cognitive impairment
Washington | July 7, 2022 7:55:27 AM IST
A discovery about how algorithms can retain information more efficiently offers potential insight into the brain's ability to absorb new knowledge. The findings could aid in combating cognitive impairments and improving technology. ... read..

Scientists develop technique for imaging mRNA molecules in brains of living mice
Washington | July 7, 2022 6:26:08 AM IST
Scientists have developed a new technique for imaging mRNA molecules in the brains of living mice. The research reveals new insights into how memories are formed and stored in the brain and could allow scientists to learn more about diseases such as Alzhe ... read..

Light exposure might influence mood and cognitive disorders, find researchers
California | July 7, 2022 4:55:15 AM IST
A study of 20 healthy people undergoing functional MRI while they were exposed to various intensities of light found that more than two dozen brain regions exhibited activation that either decreased or increased with light intensity, suggesting that the b ... read..

CCMB scientist elected as member of prestigious European biology body
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Dr Rajan Sankaranarayanan, outstanding scientist at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, has been announced as one of the elected associate members of European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO). ... read..

Swiggy looking for unknown delivery man riding horse who went viral
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
After a video of a delivery man riding a horse amid rains in Mumbai went viral, online food-delivery platform Swiggy has asked netizens to help identify the man and even announced a reward of Rs 5,000 in Swiggy money to the first person who can share usef ... read..

Meta open sources early-stage AI translation tool
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Tech giant MetaAhas created a single artificial intelligence (AI)-based model capable of translating across 200 different languages, including many not supported by current commercial tools. ... read..

Research shows new guidelines set to standardize swallowing fluoroscopy
Washington | July 6, 2022 11:55:36 PM IST
Swallowing fluoroscopy is the most common diagnostic test for patients with swallowing problems caused by conditions such as stroke, head and neck cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, or prolonged intubation. In spite of its widespread use, there wasn't an ... read..

Researchers reveal oldest groundwaters on Earth contain energy sources for life
Toronto | July 6, 2022 2:57:31 PM IST
According to a new study, an international team of scientists has found groundwater that is 1.2 billion years old deep in a South African gold and uranium mine, adding to our understanding of how life is supported below the Earth's surface and how it may ... read..

Study on brain's response to perceived threats useful for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder
Washington | July 6, 2022 7:25:24 AM IST
A new study measures changes in the human brain's response to a perceived threat following non-invasive stimulation of the nervous system via the vagus nerve. The results have implications for the development of treatments for post-traumatic stress disord ... read..

Newly discovered star takes four years to travel around black hole at centre of our galaxy
Washington | July 6, 2022 7:25:22 AM IST
A newly discovered star takes only four years to travel around the black hole at the centre of our galaxy. ... read..

Scientists reveal large, year-round ozone hole over tropics
Washington | July 6, 2022 7:25:16 AM IST
Scientists revealed a large, all-season ozone hole in the lower stratosphere over the tropics comparable in depth to that of the well-known springtime Antarctic hole, but roughly seven times greater in area. The observed data agree well with the cosmic-ra ... read..

Prenatal vitamin D supplementation may reduce likelihood of infant eczema
Washington | July 6, 2022 6:27:30 AM IST
According to a new study, taking Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy could substantially reduce the chances of babies up to a year old suffering from atopic eczema. ... read..

Brain's response to understanding stories changes as we grow up
Washington | July 6, 2022 6:27:24 AM IST
Scientists have shown how our brain's response to watching emotional and social stimuli in a movie changes between infancy and adulthood. ... read..

COVID-19 vaccine activates antibodies that target parts of the virus: Study
Washington | July 5, 2022 11:27:03 PM IST
Considering the speculation about whether the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine can reawaken previous antibody responses and pave the way to a universal coronavirus vaccine, new research on a COVID-19 vaccine's antibody response suggests that the immune system's history ... read..

Temperature-resilient batteries work well in extreme weather conditions
Washington | July 5, 2022 4:57:32 PM IST
According to a new study, engineers from the University of California San Diego have discovered that lithium-ion batteries perform well in extreme weather conditions while packing a lot of energy. The researchers also found out that an electrolyte not onl ... read..

No evidence of life on Venus found yet: Study
Washington | July 5, 2022 5:56:50 AM IST
According to a new study, the unusual behaviour of sulphur in Venus' atmosphere cannot be explained by an 'aerial' form of extra-terrestrial life. ... read..

Study: Blinking gamma ray bursts are explained by falling stardust and unsteady jets
Washington | July 5, 2022 5:25:14 AM IST
Astrophysicists have developed the first 3D simulation of the entire evolution of a jet from its birth by a rotating black hole to its emission far from the collapsing star. ... read..

In novel idea about brain connections, cosmological thinking meets neuroscience
Washington | July 5, 2022 4:54:42 AM IST
A collaboration between a former cosmologist and a computational neuroscientist generated a new way to identify essential connections between brain cells. ... read..

Research proposes a new live-attenuated influenza A vaccine approach to degrade viral proteins
Beijing | July 4, 2022 11:54:53 PM IST
A research team led by Prof. SI Longlong from the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has proposed a new live-attenuated influenza vaccine approach -- generating proteolysis-targeting chimeric (PROTAC) influ ... read..

Study reveals how Earth's energy imbalance is essential to prevent global warming
Washington | July 4, 2022 4:57:36 PM IST
According to a recent study, a group of researchers found that the imbalance of energy on Earth is the most important indicator in order to determine the size and effects of climate change. ... read..

Study: Dinosaurs takes over amid ice not warmth
Washington | July 4, 2022 9:26:19 AM IST
A new study of ancient mass extinction suggests that ancient high latitudes, to which early dinosaurs were largely relegated, regularly froze over, and that the creatures adapted an apparent key to their later dominance. ... read..

Birds optimize their landing maneuvers for accurate descent : Research
Washington | July 4, 2022 9:26:17 AM IST
A new research from the Oxford Flight Group using computer simulations and Hollywood-style motion capture shows how birds optimise their landing manoeuvres for an accurate descent. ... read..

Study: Usage of microbes to make supercharged new rocket fuel
Washington | July 4, 2022 9:26:03 AM IST
Researchers have found that extracting drawing features from a combination of five drawing tasks rather than from any single task alone leads to a more accurate classification of people with normal cognition, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's dis ... read..

Nature used 57 recipes to create Earth's 10,500-plus 'mineral kinds'
Washington | July 4, 2022 9:26:02 AM IST
A 15-year study details the origins and diversity of every known mineral on Earth, a landmark body of work that will help reconstruct the history of life on Earth, guide the search for new minerals and ore deposits, predict possible characteristics of fut ... read..

Dinosaurs thrived amid ice, not warmth: Study
New York | Monday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Dinosaurs became adapted to the cold weather in polar regions before a mass extinction event paved the way for their reign at the end of the Triassic, according to a study of ancient mass extinction. ... read..

Researchers simulate defence test against potential asteroid impacts on Earth
Washington | July 2, 2022 8:56:15 PM IST
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is the world's first full-scale planetary defence test against potential asteroid impacts on Earth. Researchers now show that instead of leaving behind a relatively small crater, the impact of the DAR ... read..

Scientists find the factors influencing behaviour of whale shark
Washington | July 2, 2022 4:27:48 PM IST
A new research led by scientists from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life and the University of Panama revealed that the globe-trotter is the largest fish in the ocean that can be found basking in the coas ... read..

Brain function of event trauma-exposed individuals restores over time: Study
Washington | July 2, 2022 3:25:48 PM IST
The brain function of otherwise-healthy individuals exposed to event trauma has the ability to 'bounce back' over time once the threat resolves, suggests new research by the University of Otago. ... read..

Researchers identify new way on how T cells differentiate between friend and foe
Washington | July 2, 2022 3:25:46 PM IST
During a recent study, researchers identified a new mechanism that teaches immune cells-in-training to spare the body's own tissues while attacking pathogens. ... read..

DNA methylation in bacteria regulates virulence, reproduction, and gene expression: Study
Houston | July 2, 2022 4:55:04 AM IST
According to research, DNA methylation in bacteria regulates virulence, reproduction, and gene expression. DNA methylation is crucial for controlling the tissue-specific gene expression that determines a cell's identity, such as whether it is a skin cell ... read..

Study: Signaling molecule potently stimulates hair growth
Washington | July 1, 2022 8:55:47 PM IST
Researchers have discovered that a signalling molecule called SCUBE3 potently stimulates hair growth and may offer therapeutic treatment for androgenetic alopecia, a common form of hair loss in both women and men. ... read..

Researchers discover new drugs that target mitochondria in cancer cells
Washington | July 1, 2022 5:55:27 PM IST
Researchers have discovered potential new drugs that target mitochondria in cancer cells. Their study in the journal Leukemia describes the compounds' potential for killing leukaemia cells when administered by themselves or in combination with other chemo ... read..

Research shows new coronavirus antibody detection method that does not require blood sample
Tokyo | July 1, 2022 5:25:46 PM IST
In spite of significant and impressive advances in vaccine technology, the global COVID-19 pandemic is over by any means. An important challenge in limiting the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is identifying the infe ... read..

HIV speeds up body's aging processes: Study
Washington | July 1, 2022 3:56:32 PM IST
According to a study by UCLA researchers and colleagues, HIV has an "early and substantial" impact on aging in infected people, accelerating biological changes in the body associated with normal aging within just two to three years of infection. ... read..

Stress-triggered sleep might help mice to cope with later anxiety: Research
Washington | July 1, 2022 3:56:28 PM IST
Stress boosts a kind of sleep in mice that subsequently relieves anxiety, according to new research that also pinpoints the mechanism responsible for this. ... read..

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