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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..


Scientists explain structure of human endogenous reverse transcriptase
New Jersey | July 1, 2022 8:25:12 AM IST
According to a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher, the crystal structure of a human endogenous reverse transcriptase is comparable to HIV reverse transcriptase, a well-known tractable pharmacological target that will aid in the development of medic ... read..


ISRO to test crew escape system extensively, doubts sensors of Chandrayaan-2
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Indian space agency will extensively test the crew escape systems of its rocket before Indian astronauts are put into it and also the moon lander before the Chandrayaan-3 mission is launched, its chief said on Thursday. ... read..


Cryptocurrencies are clear danger to financial systems: RBI Governor
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Thursday that cryptocurrencies are a clear danger to the financial systems, adding that we must be mindful of the emerging risks on the horizon. ... read..


India successfully places three Singaporean satellites in orbit (2nd Lead)
| Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
India on Thursday evening successfully placed into orbit three Singaporean satellites in a text book style. ... read..


Scientists identify a possible source for Charon's red cap
Washington | June 30, 2022 10:27:02 PM IST
Scientists combined data from NASA's New Horizons mission with novel laboratory experiments and exospheric modelling to reveal the likely composition of the red cap on Pluto's moon Charon and how it may have formed. This first-ever description of Charon's ... read..


New clues on unsolved genetic diseases in children
Washington | June 30, 2022 7:27:00 PM IST
Scientists have discovered a new way to interpret unsolved Mendelian diseases which are inherited from either parent due to gene mutations in the developing egg or sperm through studying the inheritance of a protein known as SMCHD1 which is coded by the S ... read..


Dogs trace ancestry to two separate wolf populations, study reveals
Washington | June 29, 2022 11:56:11 PM IST
According to a new study by an international group of geneticists and archaeologists of the Francis Crick Institute, have discovered that the ancestry of dogs can be traced to at least two populations of ancient wolves. The study revealed the answer to th ... read..


Research reveals tadpoles develop into frogs, experience remarkable amount of visual alterations
Toronto | June 29, 2022 6:54:46 AM IST
Tadpoles have a good underwater vision, but what happens when they develop into frogs and spend most of their time on land? In quest of the solution, scientists from York University and a number of other institutions discovered that tadpoles' eyes go thro ... read..


Research explains dynamic cells associated to development and recurrence of brain tumour
Ann Arbor | June 29, 2022 6:24:48 AM IST
Numerous cell types, including both malignant and benign cells, make up tumours. One distinctive feature of the condition that makes therapy exceedingly challenging is the particular intricacy of the cells found inside brain tumours. Despite the fact that ... read..


Launch of CAPSTONE to evaluate new orbit for NASA's Artemis Moon Missions
Washington | June 28, 2022 9:56:44 PM IST
The first leg of NASA's CubeSat mission to the Moon has been successfully completed in space. It was built to test a novel lunar orbit. ... read..


Study: New way in which T cells learn to tell friend from foe
Washington | June 28, 2022 8:57:52 PM IST
Researchers identify new mechanism that teaches immune cells-in-training to spare the body's own tissues while attacking pathogens. As part of this early education, specialized thymus cells 'pose' as different tissues, teaching the immune system how to re ... read..


Study shows highly antibiotic-resistant MRSA strain found in pigs can spread to humans
Cambridge | June 28, 2022 4:57:34 PM IST
A new study at the University of Cambridge has found that a highly antibiotic-resistant strain of the MRSA superbug, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, has emerged in cattle over the past 50 years, likely due to the widespread use of antibiotics ... read..


Researchers discover electrical brain-wave related to social behaviour
Washington | June 28, 2022 3:55:13 PM IST
Researchers have discovered electrical brain-wave patterns given off during social interactions in mice. They also observed that mice showing signs of stress, depression, or autism lacked these brain waves. The results reveal more about the mechanisms und ... read..


Heat waves could lead to avian population decline: Study
Washington | June 28, 2022 3:55:11 PM IST
A new study that examines how heat impacts the behaviour and physiology of Zebra finches found that heat altered the activity of hundreds of genes in the testis, but fewer in the brain, suggesting that the brain may be less responsive to extreme temperatu ... read..


Study finds doctors prescribe less painkillers at night than during the day
Jerusalem | June 28, 2022 5:56:21 AM IST
The well-being of patients depends on effective pain treatment. According to a recent study, doctors prescribed less painkillers at night than during the day. ... read..


Do you know sea cucumbers can teach us about self-defence? Study reveals
Washington | June 27, 2022 11:26:25 PM IST
According to a new study, researchers with the help of genome mining techniques, found how sea cucumbers can produce defensive chemicals that enable them to fend off foes in the murky depths. ... read..


International collaboration, 3D printing stem PPE shortages in Nigeria
London | June 27, 2022 3:25:13 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Sussex and their partners in Nigeria used open-source design and 3D printing to reduce personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages for a community in Nigeria during the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent study said. ... read..


Study reveals machine learning forecasts the risk of oral cancer
Science | June 27, 2022 4:55:55 AM IST
A machine learning-based platform to forecast the risk of oral cancer and other potentially malignant illnesses is the goal, according to a new study carried out by John Adeoye of the University of Hong Kong, SAR China. ... read..


Research reveals biofinder improves detection of extraterrestrial life
Honolulu | June 27, 2022 4:55:51 AM IST
The Compact Color Biofinder, a cutting-edge scientific tool created by a team of researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa may completely alter the way we look for evidence of extraterrestrial life, according to a new study. ... read..


Specific environmental exposures might help predict death risk from cardiovascular disease: Research
Washington | June 26, 2022 11:56:29 PM IST
A new study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai quantifies the cardiovascular risk posed by exposure to specific environmental factors, showing, for example, that air pollution heightens the risk of heart disease mortality by 17 per cent. ... read..


Exposure to light during sleep associated with blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity: Study
Evanston | June 26, 2022 11:26:19 PM IST
Even low light can disturb sleep, increasing the risk of serious health problems such as blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity in older adults, according to the findings of a study. ... read..


New developed artificial photosynthesis to help make food production more energy-efficient
Washington | June 26, 2022 10:25:44 PM IST
Researchers found a way to bypass the need for biological photosynthesis altogether and create food independent of sunlight by using artificial photosynthesis. ... read..


Study: Polar bears of Greenland shed light on future of the species in warming world
Washington | June 26, 2022 9:24:57 PM IST
A new population of polar bears documented on the southeast coast of Greenland use glacier ice to survive despite limited access to sea ice, according to a new study by the University of Washington. This small, genetically distinct group of polar bears co ... read..


Study: Changed gene expression after heart surgery extends cardiomyocyte regeneration
Washington | June 26, 2022 8:57:51 PM IST
A new study at the University of Alabama suggests that while lower vertebrates can repair their adult hearts after a heart attack, mammals and humans. The ability to regenerate dead muscle tissue in mammalian hearts disappears just a few days after birth ... read..


Genetic variants may affect how long Parkinson's patients survive, a new study shows
Washington | June 26, 2022 8:57:37 PM IST
Scientists from four institutes in Paris, including the renowned Paris Brain Institute at the Sorbonne Universite, have examined the records of 2,037 Parkinson's patients from their first hospital visit and believe that genetic variants may shed light on ... read..


'Brain bleeds' experienced by babies in first year can lead to long-term sight problems
Washington | June 26, 2022 7:55:18 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Bristol found a ten-year follow-up study which states that severe 'brain bleeds' experienced by some babies in the first year following their birth can lead to long-term sight problems. ... read..


Can body-checking reduce risk of injury for hockey players? See what the study says
Calgary | June 26, 2022 4:55:38 PM IST
In a recent study, it was stated that the youth hockey players may have a higher risk of concussion with long body checking -experience than their associates with less-checking experience. ... read..


Researchers find climate change negatively impacts bumble bees
Washington | June 26, 2022 4:55:33 PM IST
A recent study by researchers discovered that changes in temperature negatively impact several species of bumble bees over the past 120 years. A group of researchers revealed that change in temperature has a negative impact more than other factors- precip ... read..


Microbiomes of people and homes they live in interact with each other: Researchers
Washington | June 25, 2022 11:26:00 PM IST
Researchers at the University of California describe how the microbiomes of people and the homes they live in interact and change each other. ... read..


Study: Developmental dyslexia essential to human adaptive success
Washington | June 25, 2022 9:27:46 PM IST
Those with developmental dyslexia have specific strengths relating to exploring the unknown, which have contributed to the successful adaptation and survival of our species, say researchers. ... read..


Giant filamentous bacteria found in mangroves of Guadeloupe: Research
Washington | June 25, 2022 9:27:32 PM IST
Researchers describe the morphological and genomic features of a 'macro' microbe' -- a giant filamentous bacterium composed of a single cell discovered in the mangroves of Guadeloupe. Using various microscopy techniques, the team also observed novel, memb ... read..


Research reveals climate damage caused by growing space tourism requires immediate mitigation
London | June 25, 2022 8:55:44 PM IST
Researchers from UCL, the University of Cambridge, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) constructed a 3D model in order to examine the effects of rocket launches and re-entry in 2019 as well as the effects of expected space tourism scenarios ba ... read..


Study shows new development of tuft cells for the treatment of lung cancer
New York | June 25, 2022 8:55:40 PM IST
In 2018, Professor Christopher Vakoc's team at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) discovered a new type of small cell lung cancer. ... read..


Environmental factors like 'Air Pollution' highly predict risk of death
Washington | June 25, 2022 8:55:37 PM IST
Environmental factors such as air pollution, along with other parameters like high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking are highly predictive of people's chances of dying, especially from heart attack and stroke, according to a new study. ... read..


Post-traumatic stress has worse impact on mental health: Study
Washington | June 25, 2022 7:56:08 PM IST
The presence of dissociation, a profound sense of detachment from one's sense of self or surroundings may indicate a high risk of developing severe post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, physical pain, depression, and social impairment for people who ha ... read..


Research reveals people respond to each other more quickly when they 'click'
Washington | June 25, 2022 6:54:51 PM IST
When two people are having a conversation and are on the same page, sometimes their thoughts suddenly "click," according to a new research. ... read..


Research suggests unnoticed eye movements may be crucial for better self-driving cars
Tokyo | June 25, 2022 5:26:45 PM IST
Andrea Benucci and colleagues at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science have created artificial neural networks that can learn to recognize objects more rapidly and precisely, according to a new study. ... read..


Skin disorders can deeply affect your mental health: Research
Washington | June 25, 2022 4:57:10 PM IST
According to recent research, people specifically youngsters and children, suffering from Skin disorders may suffer from physical and mental health problems, regardless of treatments being available. ... read..


Study: Elliptical craters shed light on age of Saturn's moons
Washington | June 25, 2022 12:56:43 AM IST
A new study describes how unique populations of craters on two of Saturn's moons could help indicate the satellites' age and the conditions of their formation. Using data from NASA's Cassini mission, researchers have surveyed elliptical craters on Saturn' ... read..


Research finds babies can help unlock 'next generation' of artificial intelligence
Washington | June 24, 2022 10:54:48 PM IST
According to neuroscientists at the Trinity College Dublin, babies can help unlock the next generation of artificial intelligence (AI). ... read..


Research shows NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spotting rocket impact site on moon
Maryland | June 24, 2022 10:27:00 PM IST
Astronomers last year discovered the body of a rocket headed for a lunar collision. The impact occurred on March 4, and the resulting crater was later discovered by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. ... read..


Climate change negatively impacts bumble bees: Study reveals
Washington | June 24, 2022 4:25:15 PM IST
A new study revealed that change in temperature has negative impact over the past 120 years on several species of bumble bees. The researchers also discovered that change in temperature has a negative impact more than other factors like precipitation or f ... read..


Study finds importance of skull channels for maintaining brain health
Washington | June 24, 2022 3:25:22 PM IST
Cerebrospinal fluid, also known as 'brain water', can exit the brain and enter the bone marrow of the skull through these channels, according to research led by a group at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). ... read..


HP India brings new gaming portfolio to avid Indian gamers
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
HP India on Thursday updated its gaming lineup to offer best-in-class technology, enhanced performance and improved design to the avid Indian users. ... read..


Apple grabs 62% premium market share in Q1 2022
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
Apple continued to lead the global premium market in Q1 2022, taking 62 per cent market share for the second consecutive quarter, a new report showed on Thursday. ... read..


Study finds hormones in postmenopausal women linked with sleep apnea, snoring
Washington | June 23, 2022 11:56:13 PM IST
According to a new study, middle-aged women with low levels of estrogen and progesterone are more likely to snore and to report symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea. ... read..


Scientists develop artificial photosynthesis to help make food production more energy-efficient
Washington | June 23, 2022 11:25:22 PM IST
Researchers found a way to bypass the need for biological photosynthesis altogether and create food independent of sunlight by using artificial photosynthesis. ... read..


Women in Science recieve lesser authorship credit than male counterparts: Study
Washington | June 23, 2022 10:24:41 PM IST
Women in science receive less authorship credit for the work they do than their male counterparts, according to a recent study. ... read..


Research reveals how climate change could impact one of the world's significant carbon-rich ecosystems
Portsmouth | June 23, 2022 3:55:44 PM IST
According to a new study led by the University of Portsmouth and supported by the research group Operation Wallacea has shown how organisms process the carbon from atmospheric CO2 that is stored in large woody debris. ... read..


India's PSLV rocket to launch three foreign satellites on June 30
Chennai | Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
India will put into orbit three foreign satellites for a fee on June 30 with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket. ... read..


Study shows new tuft cell development for treating lung cancer
New York | June 23, 2022 1:26:50 AM IST
In 2018, Professor Christopher Vakoc's team at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) discovered a new type of small cell lung cancer. ... read..


Research reveals breast cancer spreads at night
Zurich | June 22, 2022 11:56:37 PM IST
Unexpectedly, circulating cancer cells that later form metastases primarily emerge during the sleep phase of the affected individuals, according to a recent study by scientists at ETH Zurich, the University Hospital Basel, and the University of Basel. ... read..


Study: The astrocytic urea cycle in brain controls memory loss in Alzheimer's disease
Daejeon | June 22, 2022 11:56:35 PM IST
The number of elderly people suffering from Alzheimer's disease has increased rapidly in recent decades. For a long time, scientists believed that misfolded aggregates of amyloid-beta protein accumulated and formed plaques in the brain, leading to memory ... read..


Research finds new understanding of congenital heart disease progression, opens doors to improved treatment options
Houston | June 22, 2022 11:25:13 PM IST
Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a spectrum of heart defects that develop before birth and continue to be the leading cause of child fatalities. A team of researchers from Texas Heart Institute, Texas Children's Hospital, and Baylor College of Medicine h ... read..


Do you know mites lives in the skin of your face and mate at night? Research reveals
Washington | June 22, 2022 2:57:14 PM IST
First-ever DNA analysis reveals the reason behind odd mating habits, body features and evolutionary future of mites that live in the hair follicles of humans. ... read..


Network change, not cyber attack, caused outage: Cloudflare (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
Digital infrastructure services provider Cloudflare, which suffered an outage on Tuesday, said that the issue occurred because of a network change, not owing to a cyber attack. ... read..


Nitrogen emissions from agriculture pose risks to health and climate: Study
Washington | June 21, 2022 11:56:18 PM IST
According to a study led by environmental scientists at Rice University's George R. Brown School of Engineering, nitrogen emissions cause a greater share of pollutants. Agricultural pollution comes from the prairie, but its economic impact on humans is a ... read..


Research reveals development of large area, organic solar cell printing technology
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 10:55:49 PM IST
According to a new study, Solar cell technology is a popular source of clean energy. Organic solar cells, which are part of the third generation of solar cells, are gaining traction as a key technology for generating solar ray energy in cities because the ... read..


Population of polar bears shed light on species' future in warming Arctic: Study
Washington | June 21, 2022 10:26:11 PM IST
According to a new study by the University of Washington, a new population of polar bears documented on the southeast coast of Greenland use glacier ice to survive despite limited access to sea ice. This small, genetically distinct group of polar bears co ... read..


New study reveals biogas and biomethane leak twice more than methane
London | June 21, 2022 9:56:48 PM IST
According to a recent imperial study, though climate-friendly, biogas and biomethane leak twice more than the methane gas as per the previous estimation of the International Energy Agency. ... read..


Study reveals remote sensing supports track of carbon storage in mangroves
Tokyo | June 21, 2022 9:25:19 PM IST
A question that always arises that how much amount of carbon is stored by Mangrove forests globally? Recently, a group of researchers from Japan have found a new model that is used for remote sensing of environmental conditions and to determine the produc ... read..


Study finds agriculture emissions endanger human health and the environment
Houston | June 21, 2022 8:56:32 PM IST
According to a study led by environmental scientists at Rice University's George R. Brown School of Engineering, Agricultural pollution originates in the prairie, but its economic impact on humans is a city problem. ... read..


New computer model helps identify mutations that drive cancer
Washington | June 21, 2022 5:56:51 PM IST
Scientists have built a computer model that can rapidly scan the entire genome of cancer cells and identify mutations that occur more frequently than expected, suggesting that they are driving tumour growth. ... read..


New class of stellar system called 'blue blobs' found: Research
Washington | June 20, 2022 10:55:45 PM IST
A new class of stellar systems has been identified- they're not quite galaxies and only exist in isolation, according to the researchers at University of Arizona. ... read..


Study: Astronomers find evidence for most powerful pulsar in distant galaxy
Washington | June 20, 2022 9:25:12 PM IST
Astronomers using data from the VLA Sky Survey have discovered one of the youngest known neutron stars possibly as young as only 14 years. The dense remnant of a supernova explosion was revealed when bright radio emission powered by the pulsar's powerful ... read..


Research: Rare cluster compound that acts as catalyst found
Washington | June 20, 2022 8:57:04 PM IST
Scientists at Kyoto University's Institute for Cell-Material Sciences have discovered a novel cluster compound that could prove useful as a catalyst. Compounds, called polyoxometalates, contain a large metal-oxide cluster carry a negative charge. They are ... read..


Gaia space telescope rocks science of asteroids: Study
Washington | June 20, 2022 8:56:52 PM IST
According to a study by the University of Helsinki, the European Gaia space mission has produced an unprecedented amount of new, improved, and detailed data for almost two billion objects in the Milky Way galaxy and the surrounding cosmos. The Gaia Data R ... read..


Study: Gene discovery indicates that abnormal lipid processing in cells causes motor neurone diseases
Washington | June 20, 2022 3:56:42 PM IST
New genetic findings add weight to the theory that degenerative motor neuron disease is caused by abnormal lipid (fat) processing pathways inside brain cells. This theory could help pave the way for new diagnostic approaches and treatments for this group ... read..


New paediatric obesity program makes treatment more accessible: Research
San Diego | June 19, 2022 11:54:45 PM IST
A guided self-help programme is effective in treating paediatric obesity and improving attendance rates, according to new research led by a team of scientists. ... read..


Study: Robotics engineers pay attention to matters of the heart
Washington | June 19, 2022 11:54:43 PM IST
A team of researchers suggested that new apparatus with magnets to remotely control guidewires through tiny, tortuous blood vessels can be used for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. ... read..


Study suggests glucose meter might soon test SARS-CoV-2 antibody levels
Washington | June 19, 2022 11:54:34 PM IST
Researchers have reported simple and accurate glucose meter-based tests that include new fusion proteins. They say that consumers will one day be able to use this assay to monitor their SARS-CoV-2 antibody levels. ... read..


Clues to bee health found in their gut microbiome: Research
Washington | June 19, 2022 11:54:30 PM IST
The local environment plays a pivotal role in the health and diversity of the gut microbiome of wild bees which could help detect invisible stressors and early indicators of potential threats, say York University scientists in a new study. ... read..


Hybrid sensor developed by researchers for better cancer diagnosis
Washington | June 19, 2022 10:55:09 PM IST
A team of researchers from HSE University, Skoltech, MPGU, and MISIS have developed a nanophotonic-microfluidic sensor whose potential applications include cancer detection, monitoring and treatment response assessment. ... read..


Study discovers receptor that may reduce necessity for chemo and radiation pre-T cell therapy
Los Angeles | June 19, 2022 12:54:39 PM IST
According to UCLA scientists working with Stanford and University of Pennsylvania experts, a synthetic IL-9 receptor permits cancer-fighting T cells to accomplish their job without the usage of chemo or radiation. ... read..


Research shows that scientists serendipitously discover rare cluster compound
Kyoto | June 19, 2022 7:24:43 AM IST
Scientists at Kyoto University's Institute for Cell-Material Sciences have discovered a new compound from the group that could prove to be a catalyst. The compounds known as polyoxometalates contain a large group of metal oxides that carry a negative char ... read..


Research shows electrons take fast and slow tracks at same time
Cambridge | June 19, 2022 6:55:14 AM IST
Imagine a highway with two lanes in each direction. One lane is for slow cars and the other is for fast cars. For electrons moving along a quantum wire, the Cambridge and Frankfurt researchers found that there are also two 'tracks,' but electrons can take ... read..


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