Washington: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that stopping the body's immune system from killing brain cells can reduce the brain damage caused by head injuries.
Washington: Scientists have revealed that by studying specific proteins that contribute to conditions like obesity and Type 2 diabetes and the genes that encode them, scientists could develop
Canberra: Laser physicists in Australia have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre, the
Washington: Microblogging site Twitter is likely to announce a number of tools at a conference recently to make it easier for programmers to build apps, according to media reports.
Chennai: A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has put the unit out of action for around six-eight weeks, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL)
London: Refuting earlier claims, researchers have discovered that a degenerative spinal condition and not a spinal inflammatory disease hit members of the ancient Egyptian royal families from
London: Looking at how certain organisms manage to lower the toxicity of pollutants, researchers have discovered that vitamin B12 could be the key to combating pollution.
Washington: Japanese scientists have recently discovered carbon nanotube-based lights that are more efficient than LEDs.
Scientists from Tohoku University in Japan have developed a
Sydney: Sexual intercourse was pioneered by a group of unsightly, long-extinct fish about 385 million years ago in Scotland, Australian scientists have reported.
After studying the
London: Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, according to new research.
The report highlights several areas where new findings from
Toronto: Imagine no tears during infant vaccination and no fear for those scared of the needle!
Painless injections could be possible with a device that applies pressure and vibration
London: Sexual intercourse was invented 385 million years ago in Scotland by fish from an extinct group called placoderms, which are among the earliest vertebrate ancestors of humans, according
London: Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, noted a study that called for better communication between neuroscientists and educators.
Washington: In pleasant news for the hearing impaired, researchers have developed a new app called Transcense which transcribes speech into written words that consequently show up on the
Singapore: Imagine a dead smartphone battery getting charged up to 70 percent in flat two minutes?
By using a common ingredient found in sunscreen, researchers from the Nanyang
London: In a major breakthrough, researchers have discovered how bacteria destroy antibiotics - a finding that will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future.
Washington: A unique evolutionary trait in a rare pathogen called Cryptococcus gattii allows it to infect even the healthiest of hosts through a mechanism that neutralises the body's immune
Toronto: People who play action video games such as Call of Duty or Assassin's Creed are quicker learners of skills such as typing or riding a bike, a study says.
The gamers learn a
London: The concept of the colour red being defined as a signal that suggests that a woman is ready to mate is not limited to the human species. The 'red effect' sparks a similar interest in
Washington: Chennai born Indian-American engineer and scientist Subra Suresh is set to be inducted into the Institute of Medicine (IOM) on Sunday, making him the only university president to be
New Delhi: Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday launched the National Air Quality Index (AQI), an initiative to help the common man to judge the air
London: A team of European researchers has found that viruses are causing severe diseases and mass deaths in many amphibians including frogs and salamanders.
Scientists tracing the
Bhubaneswar: India Friday successfully test-fired its indigenously-developed nuclear-capable sub-sonic long-range cruise missile 'Nirbhay’ that can hit a target 1,500 km away.
Washington: A new study has revealed that the brain uses geometrical relationships from spatial environment to track the movements one made to move from one place to another.
New York: Can your smartphone detect very high-energy cosmic rays that hit the Earth from space? Yes, say physicists.
Researchers from University of California have tested that a
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