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Scientist discover new approach combat effects of birth asphyxia
Bonn | July 8, 2023 7:10:10 PM IST
Caffeine is currently being explored as a treatment method against the long-term harmful repercussions of birth asphyxia, which is one of the primary difficulties in infants, resulting to the death of neonates. ... read..


Omega-3 oil counteracts toxic effects of pesticides in pollinators: Study
Washington | July 8, 2023 6:40:33 PM IST
According to new research, using an omega-3 rich oil known as "ahiflower oil" helps protect honey bee mitochondria from neonicotinoid pesticide damage. Hichem Menail, a PhD student at the Universite de Moncton in New Brunswick, Canada, carried out this re ... read..


Rising temperatures make it tough for birds to breed: Study
Los Angeles | July 8, 2023 4:42:17 PM IST
Rising global temperatures, according to research, make it more challenging for birds to determine when spring and breeding season are here. The research was released in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science publication. ... read..


Board games boost math ability in young children: Study
Los Angeles | July 8, 2023 2:10:03 AM IST
Researchers found that board games based on numbers, such as Monopoly, Othello, and Chutes and Ladders, make young children better at maths. ... read..


Astrophysicists explain why Earth's day was always 19.5 hours for more than a billion years
Toronto (Ontario) | July 6, 2023 2:10:09 AM IST
The slow and steady lengthening of the Earth's day caused by the tidal pull of the moon has been halted for more than a billion years, according to a group of astrophysicists from the University of Toronto (U of T). ... read..


Research finds method to reduce mercury emissions from industry
Washington | July 5, 2023 7:41:39 PM IST
Researchers have developed a method that can reduce mercury levels in sulphuric acid by more than 90 per cent, even from very low levels. ... read..


Study finds warmer, murkier waters favour predators of guppies
Washington | July 5, 2023 6:10:45 PM IST
Researchers found changes in water conditions interact to affect how Trinidadian guppies protect themselves from predators. ... read..


Elephants' dietary habits are similar to humans: Study
Washington | July 5, 2023 6:10:41 PM IST
Biologists used innovative methods to analyse the dietary habits of two groups of elephants in Kenya and found out that Elephants may vary what they eat for dinner just like humans, according to a study. ... read..


Study finds easier way to learn quantum processes
Washington | July 5, 2023 5:12:44 PM IST
Researchers found a new way to teach a quantum computer how to understand and predict the behaviour of quantum systems, even with a few simple examples. ... read..


Study reveals how Omega-3 oil counteracts toxic effects of pesticides in pollinators
Washington | July 5, 2023 5:12:38 PM IST
According to new research, using an omega-3 rich oil known as "ahiflower oil" helps protect honey bee mitochondria against neonicotinoid pesticide damage. Hichem Menail, a PhD student at the Universite de Moncton in New Brunswick, Canada, conducted this s ... read..


Study discovers how brain processes, stores words that we hear
Washington | July 5, 2023 11:11:35 AM IST
According to neuroscientists from Georgetown University Medical Centre, the brain's auditory lexicon, or catalogue of verbal language, is located in the front of the primary auditory cortex, not the rear - a discovery that challenges a century-long unders ... read..


Study reveals how endometriosis is connected to live births reduction before disease diagnosis
Copenhagen | July 5, 2023 10:10:03 AM IST
According to a new study, endometriosis is associated with a decline in fertility in the years preceding a conclusive surgical diagnosis of the disorder. ... read..


Study finds long Covid not caused by Covid-19 immune inflammatory response
Washington | July 5, 2023 12:12:02 AM IST
Long Covid, which affects approximately two million individuals in the UK, is not caused by an immunological inflammatory response to Covid-19, according to research headed by the University of Bristol. New evidence suggests that immunological activation ... read..


Global efforts to combat infectious diseases must extend beyond childhood: Study
Washington | July 4, 2023 11:40:06 PM IST
According to a new study, global efforts to lower infectious diseases must focus more on older children and adolescents as the disease burden shifts to this population. ... read..


Study reveals how ear can inform brain of whether hearing is impaired
Washington | July 4, 2023 11:40:02 PM IST
A cochlear signal, whose exact purpose has been unknown since its discovery roughly 70 years ago, most likely informs the brain about whether the ear is functioning normally or not. This is the finding of a study conducted by Linkoping University in Swede ... read..


Omega-3 oil counteracts toxic effects of pesticides in pollinators: Study
Washington | July 4, 2023 10:09:30 PM IST
According to new research, using an omega-3 rich oil known as "ahiflower oil" helps protect honey bee mitochondria against neonicotinoid pesticide damage. Hichem Menail, a PhD student at the Universite de Moncton in New Brunswick, Canada, conducted this s ... read..


Researchers reveal how resistance training can prevent Alzheimer's disease
Sao Paulo | July 4, 2023 5:12:37 PM IST
Regular physical exercise, such as resistance training, can help to prevent Alzheimer's disease or postpone the onset of symptoms, and it is a simple and inexpensive therapy for Alzheimer's patients. ... read..


Do you know molecular switch controls lipid metabolism? Study finds
Basel | July 4, 2023 5:12:33 PM IST
Fat metabolism in our bodies is critical for energy generation. A team of researchers from the University of Basel in Switzerland uncovered a molecular switch that controls lipid metabolism in human cells. This switch regulates lipid storage or conversion ... read..


Rising temperatures are making it harder for birds to breed: Study
Los Angeles | July 4, 2023 11:10:24 AM IST
Researchers found that rising global temperatures make it more difficult for birds to determine when it is spring and time to breed. ... read..


Study provides insight into regulation of apicoplast gene expression in malaria parasite
Tokyo | July 4, 2023 10:11:39 AM IST
A recent study discovered that gene expression within the apicoplast, an organelle in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, is regulated by melatonin (the circadian signalling hormone) in host blood and intrinsic parasite cues via a factor called Ap ... read..


Study discovers tool that help to improve liquid biopsy
California | July 4, 2023 9:40:17 AM IST
A team of researchers led by Xianghong Jasmine Zhou, PhD, professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine, has made significant progress in addressing one of the primary obstacles in cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, ... read..


Study finds taking higher-than-recommended doses of vitamin D reduce risk of atrial fibrillation
Kuopio | July 3, 2023 5:42:39 PM IST
A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland found that taking higher-than-recommended vitamin D dosages for five years lowered the incidence of atrial fibrillation in older men and women. ... read..


Study shows engineered method for removing protein clumps from cells
Washington | July 3, 2023 1:10:35 PM IST
Protein aggregates build up with age and have been linked to neurological illnesses such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's disease. A recent work from the Gothenburg University Nystrom lab, in conjunction with the Max Planck Institute for Biol ... read..


Researchers discover effective non-antibiotic approach for treatment of skin infection
Science | July 3, 2023 12:40:08 PM IST
A research team led by Professor Kelvin Yeung from the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) developed a new microneedle patch to provide a highly effective ... read..


Climate disasters, traumatic events have long-term impact on youths' academics: Study
Washington | July 3, 2023 12:39:54 PM IST
Experiencing stressful experiences such as natural disasters may have long-term effects for youth scholastic advancement and future food security, which researchers believe will deteriorate as the frequency of extreme weather events increases owing to cli ... read..


Study finds how genetics interacts with social forces, environments
Indiana | July 3, 2023 9:41:52 AM IST
Humans are a diverse species. Each person on the earth has enough DNA to reach Pluto three times over. ... read..


Tropical mammals are not immune to human activity: Study
Washington | July 2, 2023 4:40:11 PM IST
Researchers discovered that tropical mammals living within protected areas are not immune to the effects of human activity, even when it occurs outside the boundaries of the protected areas. ... read..


Male birds who can repeat song notes attract female mates: Study
Lancaster | July 2, 2023 4:39:06 PM IST
Male birds who can accurately repeat song notes have the highest chances of luring a female partner, according to recent Lancaster University research. ... read..


Immune-boosting therapy helps honey bees resist deadly viruses: Study
Los Angeles | July 2, 2023 2:41:53 AM IST
Researchers have successfully tested a novel strategy for enhancing honey bees' immune systems in an effort to help them fend off lethal viruses that have caused significant losses of the vital pollinator around the world. ... read..


Immune-boosting therapy helps honey bees fight viruses: Study
Florida | July 1, 2023 11:41:21 PM IST
Scientists have discovered a unique method of strengthening honey bees' immune systems to help them fight lethal viruses, which have contributed to significant losses of the essential pollinator worldwide. ... read..


Researchers discover how honey bees are more faithful to flower patches than bumble bees
Washington | July 1, 2023 11:40:48 PM IST
When it comes to returning to collect additional pollen and nectar, honey bees are more devoted to their flower patches than bumble bees, according to researchers. ... read..


Historical redlining is linked to current kidney failure: Study
Washington | July 1, 2023 9:41:13 PM IST
According to a recent study, the chronic underinvestment in health and health services in historically disadvantaged communities is most likely to blame for the unusually high incidence of kidney failure among Black individuals. ... read..


NASA re-establishes contact with Mars Ingenuity Helicopter
Washington | July 1, 2023 5:39:56 PM IST
The official mission logbook now lists the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter's 52nd flight as a success. The trip took place on April 26 but mission controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California lost communication with the chopper as it d ... read..


Study reveals how a cat's nose can identify food scents
Washington | July 1, 2023 4:41:40 PM IST
Scientists have figured out how cats can locate food, allies and enemies. ... read..


Loneliness linked with risk of heart disease in diabetic patients
Prague | July 1, 2023 1:10:05 PM IST
Researchers have found that among people with diabetes, loneliness poses a larger risk for heart disease than diet, exercise, smoking, and depression. ... read..


Study discovers how to restore hand function with neuro-orthosis
Washington DC | July 1, 2023 12:11:27 AM IST
Patients with restricted hand function will soon be able to lead independent lives because of a clever neuro-orthosis. ... read..


Researchers give insight into children with helmet therapy for a flattened head
Pennsylvania | July 1, 2023 12:11:18 AM IST
Helmet therapy is a highly successful treatment for newborns with position-related head flattening (deformational plagiocephaly [DP]). Infants with Medicaid insurance, on the other hand, are less likely to receive helmet therapy and are more likely to hav ... read..


Study reveals historical redlining might be linked to current kidney failure
Washington | June 30, 2023 10:11:26 PM IST
According to a recent study, the persistent underinvestment in health and health resources in historically marginalised areas is probably to blame for the abnormally high risk of kidney failure among Black adults today. ... read..


Non-invasive approach predicts retinopathy of prematurity earlier: Research
Chicago | June 30, 2023 8:40:13 PM IST
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), the most common cause of preventable permanent blindness in children in the U.S., has been the subject of extensive research at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. ... read..


Do you know Brain connectivity, memory improves in older adults after walking? Study finds
Washington | June 30, 2023 6:40:53 PM IST
Walking enhances connections within and between three different brain networks, including one linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health, adding to the growing body of research showin ... read..


Research reveals climate change will increase impact of volcanic eruptions
Washington | June 30, 2023 6:40:46 PM IST
Since Pompeii was destroyed in 79 AD, volcanic disasters have been investigated, giving the public the impression that scientists now know why, where, when, and how long volcanoes will erupt. These fundamental issues, according to volcanologist and head o ... read..


Honey bees more faithful to their flower patches than bumble bees: Study
Washington | June 30, 2023 3:41:15 PM IST
Researchers found that honey bees are more loyal to their flower patches than bumble bees when it comes to returning to collect more pollen and nectar. ... read..


Study finds how cat's nose knows what it's smelling
Washington | June 30, 2023 2:41:25 PM IST
Scientists have discovered the key to felines' ability to detect food, friends, and foes. ... read..


Study finds how DNA can fold into complex shapes to execute new functions
New York | June 29, 2023 10:42:32 PM IST
In a study by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a division of the National Institutes of Health, DNA was found to fold into complex, three-dimensional structures and replicate the functions of proteins ... read..


Gravitational waves from colossal black holes use 'cosmic clocks': Study
Virginia | June 29, 2023 6:11:08 PM IST
You can't see or feel it, but everything around you is steadily shrinking and increasing, even your own body. According to a new study from the NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Centre of the National Science Foundation, it's the strange, spacetime-warping effec ... read..


Study suggests perception of pain in people with Alzheimer's Disease
London | June 29, 2023 2:10:53 AM IST
The processing of pain signals is different in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease (AD) compared to healthy mice, according to a recent study from King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience (IoPPN). ... read..


Male birds who are able to repeat song notes attract female mate: Study
Lancaster | June 29, 2023 12:11:36 AM IST
According to recently conducted research at Lancaster University, male birds who can precisely repeat song notes have the best chance of attracting a female mate. ... read..


Study finds how hormone therapy can cause heartburn, chest pain
Cleveland (Ohio) | June 28, 2023 11:40:11 PM IST
For years, researchers have questioned whether hormone treatment (HT) is associated with an increased risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). A recent systematic study and meta-analysis seek to settle the debate, indicating a strong link between e ... read..


Study reveals humans' ancestors survived asteroid impact that killed dinosaurs
Washington | June 28, 2023 9:39:28 PM IST
In-depth research of the fossil record has shown a Cretaceous origin for placental mammals, which include humans, dogs, and bats, indicating they co-existed with dinosaurs for a short period before the dinosaurs became extinct. ... read..


Research identifies subtype of depression
Stanford (California) | June 28, 2023 9:39:24 PM IST
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have described a novel subtype of depression known as the cognitive biotype, which affects 27 per cent of people with depression but is unresponsive to treatment with antidepressants that are frequently administered. ... read..


Diet of nematodes affects capacity to learn: Study
Washington | June 28, 2023 9:09:27 PM IST
Researchers discovered that when nematodes, tiny worms measuring about a millimetre or less in length, eat the bacteria Lactobacillus reuteri, the ageing-related decline in associative learning ability does not occur. ... read..


Deaf mice have normal inner ear function until ear canal opens: Study
Washington | June 28, 2023 8:09:01 PM IST
According to scientists, mice with a hereditary form of deafness have nearly normal neural activity in the auditory system for the first two weeks of life. Previous research suggests that this early auditory activity, prior to the onset of hearing, serves ... read..


Study reveals new enzyme may aid anticancer medicine development
Houston (Texas) | June 28, 2023 5:11:36 PM IST
Many of the medications we use to treat cancer and infectious disease are - or are derived from natural chemicals, but it's difficult to know how nature assembles them. ... read..


Easier access to opioid medicines could lower opioid-related deaths: Study
Washington | June 28, 2023 4:40:05 PM IST
According to a Rutgers study, increasing access to prescribed opioid medications may reduce opioid overdose mortality in the United States. ... read..


Investing in nature improves equity, can boost economy: Study
Washington | June 27, 2023 10:43:39 PM IST
According to a new study, environmental degradation trends will result in large economic losses in the coming decades, disproportionately affecting the poorest countries. But there is some good news: investing in nature can turn those losses into profits. ... read..


Study dicovers human impact on wildlife even in protected areas
Washington | June 27, 2023 10:43:22 PM IST
Researchers found that tropical mammals living within protected areas are not immune to the effects of human activity, even when it occurs outside of the protected boundaries. ... read..


Megalodon shark was warm-blooded, finds study
Washington | June 27, 2023 7:40:55 PM IST
Researchers have found that Megalodon, or megatooth shark, was a warm-blooded creature. ... read..


Towards synthesis of medicinal compounds based on phenanthridine
Tokyo | June 27, 2023 1:39:52 AM IST
Phenanthridines are heterocyclic compounds composed of two six-membered benzene rings fused to a nitrogen-containing six-membered ring. They can be present in a variety of naturally occurring chemical compounds that have anticancer and antitumor effects. ... read..


Hyenas inherit power from moms, but it's a privilege they pay dearly for: Study
Washington | June 26, 2023 10:09:40 PM IST
In some monarchs, hereditary power serves as a stepping stone to absolute control, whether through diplomacy, cruelty, or the passage of time. In hyena monarchies, however, the inherited rule is a downward slope. Over three decades, the Max Planck Institu ... read..


Marine protected areas improve health, wealth of nearby communities: Study
Washington | June 25, 2023 8:10:36 PM IST
Ocean conservation, sustainable livelihoods, and food security do not have to be mutually exclusive. ... read..


Study discovers probiotic can help reduce mercury absorption in gut
Houston | June 25, 2023 7:09:14 PM IST
According to a recent study, microorganisms in the human stomach may be used to prevent the body from absorbing harmful metals such as mercury while assisting it in absorbing beneficial metals such as iron. ... read..


Study finds fish farms can generate biogas
Washington | June 25, 2023 6:39:21 PM IST
Researchers discovered that digesting fish waste allows circular fish and vegetable farms (aquaponics) to produce biogas, which can then be fed back into the energy systems of the farms. This also provides the plants with excellent nutrition. ... read..


Bamboo could be a future renewable energy source: Study
Washington | June 24, 2023 9:09:29 PM IST
Bamboo was discovered by researchers to be a desirable resource in efforts to provide environmentally friendly renewable energy to replace fossil fuels. ... read..


Researchers find new species of early-toothed whale
Los Angeles | June 23, 2023 11:39:23 PM IST
Researchers found a new species of early odontocete, or toothed whale, that swam along the North Pacific coastline around 28 million years ago. ... read..


Study finds new design of computer memory that reduce energy consumption
Washington | June 23, 2023 11:39:20 PM IST
Researchers created a new design for computer memory that could improve performance while also lowering the energy demands of internet and communications technologies, which are expected to consume nearly a third of global electricity in the next ten year ... read..


Study sheds light on genetic signatures of chickpea's cultural crossroads
Washington | June 23, 2023 11:09:18 PM IST
Researchers found human migration and trade have had a significant impact on the genetic heritage of chickpeas. ... read..


AI might replace humans in social science research
Washington | June 23, 2023 10:10:22 PM IST
Leading academics from the University of Waterloo, the University of Toronto, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania examine how AI (large language models, or LLMs, in particular) could affect the nature of their work in an article published ... read..


Global warming increases CO2 emissions from soil bacteria: Research
Washington | June 23, 2023 10:09:49 PM IST
The increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration is a main driver of global warming, with soil sources accounting for an estimated one-fifth of atmospheric CO2. This is due in part to the activities of microbes such as bacteria, fungus, and ... read..


Mystery of how leaf-cutting ants measure leaf part size has been solved: Study
England | June 23, 2023 3:10:54 PM IST
Leaf-cutting ants are insect superheroes, capable of transporting leaf fragments up to six times their body mass to develop fungus in their borrows. But how do the fascinating creatures judge the size of the fragments they carve with their mandibles? Do t ... read..


Marine protected zones improve health, wealth of nearby communities: Study
Washington | June 22, 2023 9:39:55 PM IST
Ocean protection and livelihood and food security do not have to be mutually incompatible. A new study led by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Centre (SERC) demonstrates that limiting human activity in parts of the ocean can improve the health of ma ... read..


Study reveals how DNA test broaden access to cervical cancer screening
Washington | June 22, 2023 7:40:53 PM IST
In low- and middle-income nations where the disease kills more than 3,00,000 women annually, Rice University bioengineers have demonstrated a low-cost, point-of-care DNA test for HPV infections that may make cervical cancer screening more accessible. ... read..


Genetic mutations direct immune defences in leukaemia linked rare bone marrow disorder: Study
Birmingham | June 22, 2023 7:40:43 PM IST
A discovery that may result in novel medicines to halt or reverse the disease could be beneficial to patients with a rare genetic bone marrow problem who are at an elevated risk of blood malignancies. ... read..


Study finds how space travel alters gene expression in white blood cells, weakens immune system
Washington | June 22, 2023 2:10:43 PM IST
There is growing evidence that illnesses are more likely to affect astronauts in space. For instance, respiratory and non-respiratory illnesses are rather prevalent among astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS), as well as skin rashes. A ... read..


Instagram to now let users download public Reels in US
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:36 AM IST
Meta-owned Instagram is rolling out the ability to download Reels shared by public accounts to the camera roll, in the US. ... read..


OpenAI may soon launch app store for AI models: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:51:35 AM IST
Microsoft-backed OpenAI is reportedly considering launching an exclusive online marketplace for artificial intelligence (AI) software and models. ... read..


Spotify getting redesigned 'Your Library', 'Now Playing' views on desktop
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:34 AM IST
Music streaming platform Spotify is improving the desktop experience by adding redesigned 'Your Library' and 'Now Playing' views. ... read..


Apple improves podcast discovery by adding 9 subcategories
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:33 AM IST
Tech giant Apple has improved podcast discovery by adding nine subcategories to the Search tab across devices. ... read..


Discord introduces new tool for creators to sell downloadable products
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:23 AM IST
Popular chatting platform Discord has introduced a new tool called -- 'Downloadables', which will give creators a new way to make money from their communities by selling digital products via one-time purchases. ... read..


China-linked APT groups behind most nation-state threat activity: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:51:23 AM IST
China-linked APT groups, including Mustang Panda and UNC4191, are the most active in targeting nation-states, producing nearly 79 per cent of all detected threat activity in the first quarter of 2023, a new report showed on Wednesday. ... read..


Epic Games' RealityScan app now available for Android
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:17 AM IST
Video game developer Epic Games has announced that its RealityScan application is now available for Android. ... read..


Google to let users respond to access requests for Workspace files easily
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:16 AM IST
Google has introduced a new file access experience to make it easier for file approvers to respond to pending access requests across Google Workspace. ... read..


School kids stealing NFTs to buy Roblox skins, get people do their homework
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:51:15 AM IST
High school kids are busy stealing non-fungible tokens (NFTs) worth millions of dollars via compromised Discord and Twitter accounts to buy laptops, smartphones, high-end shoes and Roblox skins. ... read..


Hacker finds secret 'Elon Mode' for hands-free driving in Tesla vehicles
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:14 AM IST
A Tesla software hacker discovered a secret driver mode named after the company's CEO, Elon Musk, that allows for hands-free driving in Tesla vehicles. ... read..


Data compatibility a challenge in electronic medical records systems: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:51:12 AM IST
While electronic medical record (EMR) systems have been increasingly adopted across the globe, data compatibility poses a significant challenge, according to a report on Wednesday. ... read..


Apple's Self Service Repair programme now available for iPhone 14 lineup
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:12 AM IST
Apple has announced that its Self Service Repair programme is now available for the iPhone 14 lineup and additional Mac models, including the 13-inch MacBook Air and MacBook Pro powered by M2 chips. ... read..


Most Indian parents willing to pay more for eco-friendly products: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:51:11 AM IST
Majority of Indian parents expressed a strong preference for participating in sustainability initiatives and stated that they are willing to invest more in eco-friendly products, a new report has shown. ... read..


YouTube to launch its 1st-ever official shopping channel this month
Seoul | Thursday, 2023 11:51:10 AM IST
Google-owned YouTube will launch its official shopping channel in South Korea for live commerce later this month for the first time in the world, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. ... read..


7 firms to recall over 320,000 vehicles over faulty parts
Seoul | Thursday, 2023 11:51:10 AM IST
Hyundai Motor, Mercedes-Benz Korea and five other companies will voluntarily recall more than 320,000 vehicles to fix faulty components, the transport ministry said on Wednesday. ... read..


Rising temperatures to cut 80% volume of Himalayan glaciers by 2100: Study
Kathmandu | Thursday, 2023 11:51:08 AM IST
Existing levels of increase in global temperatures can lead to about 80 per cent loss in the current volume of glaciers in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region by the end of the century, according to an alarming study. ... read..


Chrome on iOS users to soon get built-in Lens support
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:08 AM IST
Tech giant Google has introduced new features for Chrome on iOS, including built-in Lens support. ... read..


Roblox to allow creators offer experiences for people 17 and over
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 11:51:05 AM IST
Gaming platform Roblox has announced that creators will now be able to offer experiences for those aged 17 and older that feature more mature themes and storylines like in TV shows or stand-up comedy. ... read..


Snapchat introduces 2 new AR lenses for Indian users
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:51:04 AM IST
Popular social media platform Snapchat on Wednesday introduced two new nickname-themed augmented reality (AR) lenses for users in the country. ... read..


Apple ID on web offers passkeys support with iOS 17, iPadOS 17
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:51:03 AM IST
Apple on Wednesday announced that users with an 'Apple ID' will automatically be assigned a passkey with iOS 17, iPadOS 17, and macOS Sonoma, which can be used to sign in to their Apple ID on the web. ... read..


India sees 3-spot jump in median mobile speeds globally
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:51:00 AM IST
As 5G roll-out picks up speed thanks to Reliance Jio and Airtel, India climbed three spots for median mobile speeds globally in the month of May, from 59th position in April to 56th, a report said on Wednesday. ... read..


Samsung bringing interactive yoga experience on TVs
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 11:50:59 AM IST
Tech giant Samsung has announced that it is bringing interactive yoga experience on its televisions in a global first. ... read..


HPE introduces AI Cloud for large language models
Las Vegas | Thursday, 2023 11:50:59 AM IST
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has entered the AI cloud market through the expansion of its HPE GreenLake portfolio to offer large language models (LLMs) for any enterprise. ... read..


Study finds secrets of high-elevation pregnancies
Washington | June 21, 2023 11:39:53 PM IST
Researchers found genetic foundations that enable specific populations of highland mice to safeguard growing foetuses in higher elevations. ... read..


Study explores Phone communication and its effect on social influence
Texas | June 21, 2023 10:09:59 PM IST
According to the new study from the researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, who developed a new framework to more precisely study the phenomenon, social influence from phone communications is strong, reaching as far as four degrees of separation ... read..


Study finds diagnostic procedures to detect cardiovascular diseases
Washington | June 21, 2023 9:11:11 PM IST
Recent studies have brought us one step closer to developing effective treatments for complicated cardiovascular illnesses. ... read..


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