Saturday, May 28, 2022

Astronomers offer new theory about mysterious location of massive stars
Atlanta (Georgia) | February 3, 2022 4:51:22 PM IST
A star's life begins with the gravitational collapse of a gaseous nebula of material composed primarily of hydrogen, along with helium and trace amounts of heavier elements. Now, astronomers from Georgia State University have found an explanation for the ... read..

Researchers develop lightweight material stronger than steel
Washington | February 3, 2022 4:51:09 PM IST
A team of MIT chemical engineers have created a new material that is stronger than steel and as light as plastic, and can be easily manufactured in large quantities. ... read..

Study finds what rise of oxygen on early Earth reveals about life on other planets
Montreal | February 3, 2022 3:50:55 PM IST
The question which always intrigues astronomers is, when did the Earth reach oxygen levels sufficient to support animal life? Researchers from McGill University have discovered that a rise in oxygen levels occurred in step with the evolution and expansion ... read..

Electromagnetic 'tug-of-war' lights up Jupiter's upper atmosphere, says study
Leicester | February 3, 2022 1:21:04 PM IST
The largest planet of the solar system, Jupiter, houses a lot of mysteries in it. New Leicester space research has revealed, for the first time, a complex 'tug-of-war' lights up aurorae in Jupiter's upper atmosphere, using a combination of data from NASA' ... read..

Study finds ketamine is short-term effective treatment for some suicidal patients in hospital
Washington | February 3, 2022 1:21:02 PM IST
A new research has found that ketamine is a fast-acting, efficient treatment for patients hospitalised for severe suicidal thoughts. ... read..

Scientists develop novel magnetic seeds to heat and kill cancer
London | February 2, 2022 5:50:50 PM IST
Every day brings in new solutions and ways of treating deadly diseases. One of the deadliest diseases, undoubtedly is cancer. Now, scientists at UCL have developed a novel cancer therapy that uses an MRI scanner to guide a magnetic seed through the brain ... read..

Novel nanoparticle SARS-CoV-2 vaccine elicits more potent protection, says study
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) | February 2, 2022 5:50:41 PM IST
The first generation of COVID-19 vaccines have been highly effective and have encouraged more people to get vaccinated. But they also have limitations: their efficacy can wane without a booster shot, and they may be less effective against some variants. ... read..

Moons may yield clues to what makes planets habitable, says study
Tokyo | February 2, 2022 5:50:22 PM IST
Earth's moon is vital in making it function. It controls the length of the day and ocean tides, which affect the biological cycles of lifeforms on our planet. The moon also contributes to Earth's climate by stabilizing its spin axis, offering an ideal env ... read..

Study develops new method to improve accuracy of disease diagnosis
Texas | February 2, 2022 5:20:48 PM IST
A team of researchers have developed a statistical framework to assess the performance of a diagnostic test with multiple observers. ... read..

Earth has not one, but two Trojan asteroids now, reveals recent study
Barcelona | February 2, 2022 12:21:34 PM IST
Trojan asteroid, also called Trojan planet, is any one of a number of asteroids that occupy a stable Lagrangian point in a planet's orbit around the Sun. Recent research by astronomers has discovered the second Earth Trojan asteroid, almost a decade after ... read..

Study finds extreme heat is the new normal for oceans
Washington | February 2, 2022 12:21:31 PM IST
A new study has found that more than half of the ocean surface has exceeded a historical heat extreme threshold on a regular basis since 2014. ... read..

Scientists develop new way to deliver RNA for those afraid of needles
Cambridge (Massachusetts) | February 1, 2022 7:20:31 PM IST
Traditionally, vaccines have always been injected. Same is the case with RNA vaccines. This, however, can be a hindrance for people who fear needles. Now, a team of MIT researchers have come up with an innovative solution for this. ... read..

Even dying stars can give birth to planets, suggest astronomers
Leuven | February 1, 2022 5:50:41 PM IST
In any galaxy, planets are usually not much older than the stars around which they revolve. For example, the Sun was born 4.6 billion years ago, and not long after that, Earth came into the world. But KU Leuven astronomers have discovered that a completel ... read..

How many black holes are there in universe? Researchers may have an answer for it!
Trieste | February 1, 2022 2:20:55 PM IST
One of the most relevant and pressing questions in modern astrophysics and cosmology is: "How many black holes are out there in the Universe?" A recent study by the Italian research institute, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), has ... read..

Study finds high protein diet might harm polar bears
Washington | January 31, 2022 8:21:23 PM IST
A recent study has found that a high protein diet may be linked to kidney disease and shortened lifespans in polar bears kept in zoos. ... read..

Study finds pancreatic cancer cells feed off hyaluronic acid
Michigan | January 31, 2022 5:21:55 PM IST
A new study has found that hyaluronic acid which is present in pancreatic tumours also acts as food to the cancer cells. ... read..

Researchers accelerate cancer biomarker detection for point of care diagnostics
Washington | January 31, 2022 4:20:56 PM IST
A team of researchers has developed an approach that accelerates the detection of cancer biomarkers in samples taken at the time and place of patient care. ... read..

Study sheds light on synthetic dimensions
Yokohama | January 31, 2022 3:50:52 PM IST
We humans, experience the world in three dimensions: width, breadth, and height. A study by professors in Japan has explained a new way developed by them, to create synthetic dimensions, to better understand the fundamental laws of the universe and possib ... read..

Researchers develop artificial muscles made of protein
Breisgau | January 31, 2022 2:51:25 PM IST
A team of researchers has developed an artificial muscle only on the basis of natural proteins which can be controlled with the help of pH and temperature changes. ... read..

Small group of genetic variants found in COVID patients may help understand how sick people get: Study
Augusta (Georgia) | January 31, 2022 2:21:18 PM IST
A recent study has identified a handful of rare structural gene variants, involved in body processes of some of the sickest patients, like inflammation, which the COVID-19 virus needed, to be successful. ... read..

Researchers develop food-tracking AI systems to reduce malnutrition in LTC homes
Waterloo | January 31, 2022 11:51:19 AM IST
A research team has developed a new technology that could help in reducing malnutrition as well as improve overall health in long-term care (LTC) homes by automatically recording and tracking how much food residents consume. ... read..

Study examines effects of exercise, age effects on plaque formation in arteries
Washington | January 30, 2022 5:50:16 PM IST
A new study used fluid dynamics simulations to study the effect of exercise at various ages on plaque formation in the arteries. ... read..

Study finds changes in heart structure affect thinking, memory skills
San Francisco (California) | January 30, 2022 4:50:15 PM IST
Researchers have found that between early adulthood and middle age, subtle changes in the structure and the diastolic function of the heart may link to a decline in thinking and memory skills. ... read..

Hyperimmune intravenous immunoglobulin doesn't help COVID-19 patients: Study
Washington | January 30, 2022 4:20:52 PM IST
The combination of remdesivir plus a highly concentrated solution of antibodies that neutralize SARS-CoV-2 is not more effective than remdesivir alone for treating adults hospitalised with COVID-19, according to recent research. ... read..

Flavonoids might reduce risk of death in Parkinson's disease patients: Study
Washington | January 30, 2022 4:20:50 PM IST
People with Parkinson's disease who eat more flavonoids - compounds found in richly coloured foods like berries, cocoa and red wine - may have a lower mortality risk than those who don't, a recent study suggested. ... read..

SARS-CoV-2 may remain active for longer than recommended quarantine period: Study
Washington | January 30, 2022 4:20:47 PM IST
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can infect a person for more than 200 days in an atypical case, a recent study has detected. ... read..

Study finds new genetic clues on multiple sclerosis risk
Washington | January 30, 2022 3:20:08 PM IST
A team of researchers has found that a cell type in the central nervous system known as oligodendrocytes might have a different role in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) than previously thought. ... read..

ALS may now be diagnosed with simple, reliable blood tests: Study
Washington | January 30, 2022 2:20:46 PM IST
A new research has found that blood tests may enable a more accurate diagnosis of ALS at an earlier stage of the disease. ... read..

Researchers find key regulator of blood stem cell development
Washington | January 30, 2022 1:21:12 PM IST
A new study has found a protein that masterminds the way DNA is wrapped within chromosomes has a major role in the healthy functioning of blood stem cells, which produce all blood cells in the body. ... read..

Researchers create new test to quickly identify COVID-19 infection and severity
Washington DC | January 30, 2022 1:21:09 PM IST
The first, second and now third wave has made one thing amply clear: the speed of getting the results of the COVID-19 test plays an important role in its diagnosis and treatment. Now, researchers from George Washington (GW) University have made a breakthr ... read..

Study develops intranasal flu vaccine with nano-particles that provides robust protection
Washington | January 30, 2022 11:51:04 AM IST
A new study has developed an influenza vaccine that is administered through the nose and has been constructed with nanoparticles that increase the immune response and offers stronger protection. ... read..

Extremely harsh volcanic lake, projects how life might have existed on Mars: Study
Boulder (Colorado) | January 30, 2022 11:21:09 AM IST
Life on Mars has always been a subject of countless speculations, both amongst scientists as well as the general public. A recent study sheds some light on whether life may have existed on Mars. ... read..

Air pollution in rural areas can be as threatening as urban: Research
Illinois | January 30, 2022 12:50:18 AM IST
The findings of a recent study have shown that when considering air pollution's impact on human health, chemical reactivity, seasonality and distribution of airborne particulate matter are critical metrics. ... read..

Research explores communication among fishes
New York | January 29, 2022 11:51:22 PM IST
Fishes are far more likely to communicate using sound than generally believed and some of them have been doing this for at least 155 million years, recent research has found. ... read..

Researchers make breakthrough discovery of treating secondary breast cancer, spread to brain
Dublin | January 29, 2022 7:50:48 PM IST
Is there a way to treat a cancer that has spread to the brain? The answer is yes! A study led by researchers at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Beaumont RCSI Cancer Centre (BRCC) has made the discovery that gives new hope in cancer ... read..

Researchers identify altered gene expression and cell interactions in COPD
Houston (Texas) | January 29, 2022 5:20:38 PM IST
A recent study by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Yale University and other institutions, has identified previously unrecognised changes in gene expression and cellular interactions in distinct cell populations in chronic obstructive pulmonary ... read..

Scientists offer ray of hope in improving cancer treatment
Washington | January 29, 2022 4:20:32 PM IST
Two recent discoveries by stem cell scientists at Cedars-Sinai have offered a ray of hope that may help make cancer treatment more efficient and shorten the time taken for people to recover from radiation and chemotherapy. In the first study, published in ... read..

Almost 1 in 7 COVID patients in ICU experienced severe bleeding when given full-dose blood thinners: Study
Buffalo (New York) | January 29, 2022 2:52:09 PM IST
A recent study led by University at Buffalo has said that patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU) prescribed full-dose blood thinners were significantly more likely to experience heavy bleeding than patients prescribed a smaller yet equall ... read..

Scientists make breakthrough discovery about extreme exoplanet's atmosphere
Bern | January 29, 2022 12:50:55 PM IST
The atmosphere of planets always accounts for an interesting study for astronomers to find out how life-supporting they are. The atmosphere of Earth is not a uniform envelope but consists of distinct layers that each have characteristic properties. ... read..

Dynamics of DNA replication licensing: Study
Washington | January 28, 2022 8:21:27 PM IST
A team of scientists has found a significant process that occurs during cell division and is probably a source of DNA damage under certain circumstances such as cancer. ... read..

Researchers develop prodrug that kills cancer cells
Pohang | January 28, 2022 6:50:08 PM IST
A team of researchers have developed a prodrug that kills cancer cells like assassins. ... read..

Study finds rural air pollution might be as dangerous as urban
Illinois | January 28, 2022 5:21:25 PM IST
A new research shows that chemical reactivity, seasonality and distribution of airborne particulate matter are critical metrics when considering air pollution's impact on human health. ... read..

Researchers' new drug screening method explains why Alzheimer's drugs fail
California | January 28, 2022 3:20:50 PM IST
A team of researchers has developed a new method to screen drugs for treating Alzheimer's disease and answer why Alzheimer's drugs so far have been ineffective at curing or reversing the disease. ... read..

Study examines how fishes communicate
New York | January 28, 2022 12:51:39 PM IST
A new study has found that fishes are far more likely to communicate with sound than generally thought--and some fishes have been doing this for at least 155 million years. ... read..

Study finds zoos might be able to improve lives of animals
Exeter | January 27, 2022 7:50:47 PM IST
A recent study has found that zoos and aquariums could improve the lives of a wider range of their animals. ... read..

Non-mutated Apolipoprotein E linked to dementia in the ageing brain: Study
Lexington (Kentucky) | January 27, 2022 6:50:53 PM IST
Dementia is one of those diseases for which no cure has been found till date. But research is ongoing, and now, in a recent study, researchers exploring dementia-related proteins in the brain identified Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) as a key misfolded protein, ... read..

Study finds cleaning your car may not protect you from cancer-causing chemical
California | January 27, 2022 3:50:59 PM IST
A new study has found that it is unlikely that a cancer-causing chemical inside your car can be dusted or wiped away. ... read..

Scientists find transmission chain-breaker, give new hope for fight against malaria
Baltimore (Maryland) | January 27, 2022 2:20:58 PM IST
One of the most common diseases transmitted by mosquitoes is undoubtedly, Malaria. The malaria parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes to humans through mosquito bites that release parasites into the person's blood. Now, a study has found how the infection ... read..

Regions growing coffee, cashews, avocados to shift due to climate change: Study
Washington | January 27, 2022 1:50:19 PM IST
A new study has predicted that as climate change progresses, the most suitable regions for growing coffee arabica, cashews, and avocados will decline in some of the main countries that produce these crops. ... read..

Study finds songs sparrows shuffle, repeat to keep audience engaged
Durham | January 27, 2022 1:50:17 PM IST
A new study has found that male sparrows deliberately shuffle and mix their song repertoire possibly as a way to keep it interesting for their female audience. ... read..

Study finds molecule with potential to disable COVID-19 virus
New York | January 27, 2022 12:50:58 PM IST
A new study has reported the discovery of a molecule with significant potential to disable the COVID-19 virus. ... read..

When is chemotherapy most effective? Research suggests, it varies with time of day
Morgantown (West Virginia) | January 27, 2022 11:51:24 AM IST
Brain tumours are among the trickiest to treat as the blood-brain barrier keeps foreign substances like germs and toxins from entering the brain. By shielding the brain from things that would harm it, the blood-brain barrier also blocks the chemotherapy ... read..

Researchers develop AI-based method to examine Stargardt disease
Washington | January 26, 2022 6:51:48 PM IST
A team of researchers have developed and validated an artificial-intelligence-based method to evaluate patients with Stargardt, an eye disease that can lead to childhood vision loss. ... read..

Faulty BRCA genes, known to increase breast cancer risk, now linked to prostate and pancreatic cancers
Cambridge | January 26, 2022 6:51:40 PM IST
If outside factors like exposure to pesticides, smog and pollution weren't enough, internal factors like faulty versions of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, have now been linked to several other cancers, including those that affect men. ... read..

Study identifying ways to attack herpesviruses opens doors for treatment
Mansfield (Connecticut) | January 26, 2022 5:21:10 PM IST
Herpes simplex virus is a contagious virus that can be transmitted from person to person through direct contact. Children will often contract HSV-1 from early contact with an adult who has an infection. They then carry the virus with them for the rest of ... read..

Research reveals link between gut microbiota and chronic inflammatory diseases like arthritis
Quebec City | January 26, 2022 4:50:50 PM IST
The study of any disease always shows new ways of its treatment and cure. Now, an international research team has established a link between gut microbiota and chronic inflammatory diseases such as arthritis. ... read..

Study finds changes in Omicron's spike protein
Washington | January 26, 2022 4:50:47 PM IST
A team of scientists has found the precise structural changes in the spike protein of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. ... read..

Genes linked to longer human lifespan: Study
London | January 26, 2022 2:21:10 PM IST
A new study has found that a group of genes that play an essential role in building components of our cells can also impact the human lifespan. ... read..

Researchers discover extraordinary black hole in neighbouring galaxy
Utah | January 26, 2022 1:21:25 PM IST
Recently, astronomers have discovered a black hole unlike any other. At one hundred thousand solar masses, it is smaller than the black holes found at the centres of galaxies, but bigger than the black holes that are born when stars explode, making made i ... read..

Researchers discover new avian immunological pathway
California | January 26, 2022 12:51:13 PM IST
A team of researchers has discovered a new immune pathway in chickens that viruses may be targeting. ... read..

Homegrown IoT tech firm Smartron secures $200 mn from GEM Group
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 9:15:09 PM IST
Homegrown technology OEM (original equipment manufacturing) brand Smartron on Tuesday said it has secured $200 million from Global Emerging Markets (GEM) investment group, that will help support the company's future growth and potential public listing pla ... read..

Microsoft updates original Surface Duo to Android 11
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 7:45:09 PM IST
Tech giant Microsoft has finally begun rolling out Android 11 to the Surface Duo. ... read..

Researchers find explanation for Omicron variant causing less severe disease
Frankfurt | January 25, 2022 7:20:18 PM IST
The Omicron variant replaced the Delta variant as the dominant COVID-19 variant in the world, starting from late 2021 to early 2022. But, the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant caused less severe disease than Delta, although it was better at escaping immune prote ... read..

Micromax In note 2 with quad rear cameras launched in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 7:15:09 PM IST
Smartphone maker Micromax on Tuesday launched its new handset 'Micromax In note 2' with quad rear cameras and 20:9 AMOLED display in India. ... read..

Twitter's upcoming feature could share tweets with up to 150 select users
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
Micro blogging site Twitter is reportedly developing a feature that will allow users to curate a list of people -- up to 150 users -- to send certain tweets out to. ... read..

Pixel Notepad foldable smartphone to cost lower than Galaxy Z Fold3
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
US-based search engine giant Google is planning to launch its first foldable phone 'Pixel Notepad' and now a new report has claimed that it will cost less than Galaxy Z Fold3. ... read..

Gujarat likely to get medical isotopes reactor facility to be set up in PPP mode
Chennai | Tuesday, 2022 6:15:09 PM IST
The Indian government is mulling to locate the country's first dedicated nuclear research reactor for making medical isotopes or radio pharmaceuticals in Gujarat, said a top official of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). ... read..

Google to soon block ad targeting for people under 18
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 6:15:09 PM IST
Google will soon block ad targeting based on the age, gender or interests of people under 18, as the tech giant faces scrutiny over targeted advertisements being pushed via its platforms. ... read..

Legion Y90 gaming phone may come with 22GB RAM, 640GB storage
Beijing | Tuesday, 2022 5:45:09 PM IST
Lenovo has announced that it will launch its new gaming smartphone 'Legion Y90' soon and now a new report has claimed that the device may come with 22GB of total RAM, 18GB of which will be true physical RAM as well as 4GB virtual. ... read..

1,000-light-year wide bubble surrounding Earth is source of all nearby, young stars: Study
Cambridge (Massachusetts) | January 25, 2022 5:21:42 PM IST
Tens of thousands of twinkling stars surround the Earth as it sits in a 1,000-light-year-wide void surrounded by thousands of young stars. But questions often arise as to how those stars formed? ... read..

Our AI supercomputer will be world's fastest this year: Meta
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
Meta (formerly Facebook) has built an AI supercomputer that, it claims, will be the fastest in the world when it's fully ready in mid-2022. ... read..

Apple fined $5.6 mn per week over policies for Dutch dating apps
London | Tuesday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
The Dutch consumer watchdog has announced to penalise Apple 5 million euros (nearly $5.6 million) per week for failing to make necessary changes in its App Store policies regarding payment systems for dating app providers. ... read..

IBM bets big on Kyndryl to boost revenue stream in 2022
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 PM IST
IBM, which spinned-off its managed infrastructure business as a new entity called Kyndryl last year, expects that the new commercial relationship with Kyndryl will contribute an additional 3 points of growth in 2022. ... read..

Smartphone sales in India grow 12% in 2021: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 PM IST
The smartphone market in India achieved a record 162 million shipments in 2021, growing 12 per cent on 2020, a new report revealed. ... read..

Research shows breathing coordinates neuronal activity in brain during sleep
Munich | January 25, 2022 4:21:15 PM IST
Breathing is the most persistent and essential bodily rhythm which exerts a strong physiological effect on the autonomous nervous system. It has been known to modulate a wide range of cognitive functions such as perception, attention, and thought structur ... read..

Security researcher took remote control of 25 Teslas in 13 countries
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 PM IST
In what could put Tesla drivers at high security risk, a security researcher took remote control of at least 25 Tesla cars in 13 countries without the owners' knowledge. ... read..

Google sued for 'deceptive' Android location tracking in US
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 PM IST
Google has now been sued in the US for 'deceptive' collection of location data on Android devices. ... read..

China-based BOE to supply displays for iPhone 15 Pro in 2023
Beijing | Tuesday, 2022 3:45:08 PM IST
China-based display maker BOE will reportedly supply Apple with OLED LTPO displays for the higher-end models of the iPhone 15 lineup in 2023. ... read..

Panasonic to mass produce next-gen batteries for Tesla in 2023
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2022 2:45:08 PM IST
Panasonic is reportedly planning to mass-produce new lithium-ion batteries as early as 2023 for Tesla that could increase the range of electric vehicles by up to 20 per cent. ... read..

'Slushy' magma ocean led to formation of the Moon's crust: Study
Cambridge | January 25, 2022 11:20:20 AM IST
Earth's natural satellite Moon, has always been a subject of immense suspense and has shown ample room for discovery. Now, scientists have shown how the freezing of a 'slushy' ocean of magma may be responsible for the composition of the Moon's crust. ... read..

LG to unveil life-size self-driving concept car
Seoul | Monday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
LG Electronics said on Monday that it will show off the real-life version of its futuristic self-driving vehicle next month. ... read..

Swiggy raises $700 mn, becomes 5th Indian decacron (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Food delivery platform Swiggy on Monday said it has raised $700 million led by Invesco, which will be utilised to scale its overall business along with giving a boost to its quick-commerce grocery service Instamart. At a $10.7 billion valuation, Swiggy ha ... read..

Apple may launch iPad Pro powered by 3nm M2 chipset
San Francisco | Monday, 2022 9:45:09 PM IST
Apple is expected to launch the next-generation iPad Pro this fall and now a new report claims that the tablet will come powered by the company's yet-to-be-announced Apple M2 chipset. ... read..

India can reach $300 bn electronic manufacturing by 2026: MeitY-ICEA
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 9:45:09 PM IST
India can reach $300 billion worth of electronics manufacturing and exports by 2025-26 -- nearly four times from the current $67 billion -- if specific product segments with high potential for scale are shortlisted and catered to by way of incentives and ... read..

IIT-G team develops 3D printing tech to cut concrete use by 75%
Guwahati | Monday, 2022 9:15:12 PM IST
A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) has developed a 3D printed urban furniture using construction material made from local industrial wastes. ... read..

Electric carmaker BYD set to announce 3 new EVs in 2022
Beijing | Monday, 2022 9:15:12 PM IST
The popular Chinese battery and electric carmaker BYD is reportedly planning to release three new EVs this year. ... read..

India IT spending to touch $105 bn in 2022: Gartner
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
The IT spending in India is set to reach $105.2 billion in 2022 -- an increase of 5.5 per cent from 2021, a new Gartner report showed on Monday. ... read..

Apple to no longer include EarPods with iPhones sold in France
San Francisco | Monday, 2022 7:15:09 PM IST
Apple will no longer include EarPods with every iPhone sold in France. ... read..

Study finds newer variants of SARS-CoV-2 can infect mice, unlike original variant
Washington | January 24, 2022 6:50:39 PM IST
A team of biology researchers has found that some of the newer variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can infect the respiratory tract of wild mice, unlike the original strain that emerged from China. ... read..

Study finds humans depend on multiple body maps
Sendai | January 24, 2022 6:50:26 PM IST
A new study has found that the body relies on multiple brain maps based on the choice of the motor system. ... read..

Researchers develop optical computing for AI addressing noise problem
Washington | January 24, 2022 6:20:17 PM IST
A research team has developed new optical computing hardware for AI and machine learning that is faster and much more energy-efficient while addressing the 'noise' inherent to optical computing that can interfere with computing precision. ... read..

T-Series, Hungama enter Metaverse with NFTs
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 6:15:09 PM IST
T-Series, Asia's largest music label, on Monday announced its foray into Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) in association with Hefty Entertainment, a division of Hungama, one of the largest digital media entertainment companies in South Asia. ... read..

Google Cloud to open new India office later this year
Mumbai | Monday, 2022 6:15:09 PM IST
Google on Monday announced plans to open a new office in Pune this year, that will hire professionals for building advanced enterprise cloud technologies. ... read..

Study reveals new breakthrough into the cause of male infertility
Tyne | January 24, 2022 5:21:15 PM IST
A recent research led by scientists at Newcastle University has identified a new genetic mechanism that can cause severe forms of male infertility. This breakthrough in understanding the underlying cause of male infertility offers hope of better treatment ... read..

Study finds lighted nets reduce bycatch of sharks
Washington | January 24, 2022 4:51:38 PM IST
A team of researchers has found that using lighted nets greatly reduced accidental bycatch of sharks, rays, sea turtles, and unwanted finfish. ... read..

Galaxy S22 European price revealed ahead of launch
Seoul | Monday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship S22 series, the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ as well as the Galaxy S22 Ultra next month and now the pricing for the upcoming series in the European market has leaked online. ... read..

European Parliament approves proposal to ban targeted ads
London | Monday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
The European Parliament has approved a draft set of measures to tackle illegal content, especially targeted advertising, and to ensure that social media platforms are held accountable for their algorithms and improve content moderation. ... read..

Apple extends in-app purchase exemption for online group events
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
Apple has once again extended its deadline requiring in-app purchases for paid online group events within iOS apps till June 30. ... read..

WhatsApp to bring 2-step verification to desktop & web versions
New Delhi | Monday, 2022 3:45:08 PM IST
Meta-owned WhatsApp is reportedly developing the ability to add two-step verification to its desktop app and web version. ... read..

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