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Scientists develops color-changing contact lens to detect eye damage

Scientists develops color-changing contact lens to detect eye damage

The researchers used the sensor, called OjoGel, to measure ascorbic acid levels in artificial tears and in clinical samples of fluid from patients' eyes.

Sep 04, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
Unique process to revolutionize solar power usage discovered

Unique process to revolutionize solar power usage discovered

This is first of its kind model to use hydrogenase and photosystem II for creating semi-artificial photosynthesis supported entirely by solar power.

Sep 04, 2018, 11:23 AM IST
New AI model helps assess brain injury in patients

New AI model helps assess brain injury in patients

The novel AI model can make an assessment based on images of brain functional networks, Xinhua news agency reported.

Sep 03, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
'NASA seeks ideas to convert CO2 into useful compounds'

'NASA seeks ideas to convert CO2 into useful compounds'

NASA's new CO2 Conversion Challenge is a public competition seeking novel ways to convert carbon dioxide into useful compounds, the US space agency said.

Sep 03, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
Learning to lie may have cognitive benefits: Study

Learning to lie may have cognitive benefits: Study

These findings support the idea that even seemingly negative human social behaviors may confer cognitive benefits when such behaviors call for goal pursuing, problem-solving, mental state tracking,

Sep 03, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
Scientists develop a new device that harvests energy from walking, jogging

Scientists develop a new device that harvests energy from walking, jogging

The device, about the size of a wristwatch, produces enough power to run a personal health monitoring system, according to the research.

Sep 03, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
Air pollution has a substantial effect on the output of solar panels: Study

Air pollution has a substantial effect on the output of solar panels: Study

Many countries around the world have been moving toward greater installation of urban solar panels and most of these are in urban areas where the impact of these reductions in output could be quite

Aug 30, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
NASA set to launch space laser to track Earth's melting ice

NASA set to launch space laser to track Earth's melting ice

The Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2, ICESat-2, will measure the average annual elevation change of land ice covering Greenland and Antarctica to within the width of a pencil, capturing 60,

Aug 30, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
Trapped heat in Arctic's interior could melt entire region's sea ice: Scientists

Trapped heat in Arctic's interior could melt entire region's sea ice: Scientists

"Presently this heat is trapped below the surface layer. Should it be mixed up to the surface, there is enough heat to entirely melt the sea-ice pack that covers this region for most of the year,"

Aug 30, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
Colour vision makes Harris's hawks successful hunters: Study

Colour vision makes Harris's hawks successful hunters: Study

If, on the other hand, the object has a different color than the background, Harris's hawk can detect it at twice the distance compared to human vision.

Aug 30, 2018, 15:24 PM IST
Jupiter's Great Red Spot reveals signs of water: NASA

Jupiter's Great Red Spot reveals signs of water: NASA

The pressure of the water combined with their measurements of another oxygen-bearing gas, carbon monoxide, imply that Jupiter has two to nine times more oxygen than the Sun, researchers said.

Aug 30, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Writing 'thank you' notes may boost your well-being: Study

Writing 'thank you' notes may boost your well-being: Study

Researchers said anxiety about what to say or fear of their gesture being misinterpreted causes many people to shy away from expressing genuine gratitude.

Aug 29, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Gene discovery may help 'turn off' nightmares: Scientists

Gene discovery may help 'turn off' nightmares: Scientists

The two receptors play a key role in REM sleep opens the way to studying its underlying cellular, molecular mechanisms and will eventually allow us to define the state of REM sleep, which has been

Aug 29, 2018, 15:42 PM IST
'NASA InSight mission to find how giant Mars mountains formed'

'NASA InSight mission to find how giant Mars mountains formed'

NASA and DLR (German Aerospace Center) plan to take the planet's temperature for the first time ever, measuring how heat flows out of the planet and drives this inspiring geology. 

Aug 29, 2018, 15:28 PM IST
Three unknown ancient primates identified: Scientists

Three unknown ancient primates identified: Scientists

Studying the teeth, researchers concluded the three new genera range in size from 113 to 796 grams and are most likely related to a group of extinct species comprising the primate subfamily Omomyinae

Aug 29, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
'Tiny crystals may lead to more powerful digital devices'

'Tiny crystals may lead to more powerful digital devices'

A tiny electrical circuit created by researchers may lead to new digital devices with increasing amounts of computational power packed into a smaller space.

Aug 29, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
Close ties with father help daughters overcome loneliness: Scientists

Close ties with father help daughters overcome loneliness: Scientists

Fathers have more freedom to interact with their children in different ways, to challenge them and have a wider range of emotional contact may be one reason why fathers had more impact on their

Aug 29, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
Scientists uncovered a new way to attack herpesviruses

Scientists uncovered a new way to attack herpesviruses

The new study could lead to a new therapeutic target to attack cytomegalovirus and other herpesviruses, such as Epstein-Barr virus that causes mononucleosis and herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 that

Aug 29, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
Gene mutations that helped mammoths tolerate cold identified

Gene mutations that helped mammoths tolerate cold identified

Temperature affects the interaction of lipids and proteins, a mutation in the woolly mammoth channel would most likely affect this interaction and could explain how these animals adapted to their

Aug 28, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Ozone depletion behind largest mass extinction ever: Study

Ozone depletion behind largest mass extinction ever: Study

Destruction of the ozone layer may have contributed to the largest mass extinction in the history of Earth, known as the End-Permian Extinction, a study has found.

Aug 28, 2018, 14:26 PM IST

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