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More potent, safer Zika vaccine developed

More potent, safer Zika vaccine developed

The team's protein-based vaccine uses the smallest and most unique part of the Zika virus that can still elicit a potent and robust immune response.

Aug 12, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

New paper-based test offers easy, rapid, cheap check for Zika

A team of researchers has brought a cheap, fast and easy way to detect the Zika virus closer to reality.

May 07, 2016, 14:20 PM IST

Are US school shootings contagious?

In an observation, a study finds that mass killings and school shootings in the US are contagious - meaning one incident inspires other similar incidents.

Jul 03, 2015, 14:00 PM IST
Michael Phelps to follow coach Bob Bowman to Arizona

Michael Phelps to follow coach Bob Bowman to Arizona

Olympic legend Michael Phelps says he will stick with his long-term coach Bob Bowman, who last week was named Arizona State University`s (ASU) swimming coach.

Apr 28, 2015, 08:59 AM IST

Formula behind best-selling smartphone apps found

With more than 1,200 apps being released daily, an Indian-origin researcher and his colleague have discovered a number of ways to determine which smartphone apps will be the most successful.

Feb 23, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Asteroid made bizarre diamonds on earth: Study

Scientists have long argued about the existence of a form of diamond called lonsdaleite associated with impacts by meteorites and asteroids.

Nov 25, 2014, 14:23 PM IST

Planet Mercury result of early hit-and-run collisions

Mercury and other unusually metal-rich objects in the solar system may be relics left behind by hit-and-run collisions in the early solar system, scientists say.

Jul 09, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

Scientists take step closer towards creating `artificial leaf`

Arizona State University scientists, along with colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory, have reported advances toward perfecting a functional artificial leaf.

Feb 19, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

`Unusual primate` Ardi`s skull reveals links to human lineage

A new breakthrough has allowed scientists to expand the catalogue of anatomical similarities linking humans, Australopithecus, and Ardipithecus on the tree of life.

Jan 07, 2014, 10:28 AM IST

Indian student awarded in US for making novel water purifier

An Indian student studying in the US has been awarded for co-founding a company that creates cheap sensors for purifying water of harmful bacteria.

May 04, 2013, 17:51 PM IST

US may face more severe flu seasons: Study

American population will experience earlier and more severe flu seasons prompted by climate change, a new research has warned.

Jan 29, 2013, 21:17 PM IST

Voice keeps incest at bay in the wild

Voice recognition is one way that mammals in the wild avoid the dangers of inbreeding with paternal kin, researchers in a US university have found.

Nov 30, 2012, 13:23 PM IST

Humans used spears for hunting 200,000 years earlier than believed

Human ancestors were making spears to hunt 500,000 years ago – 200,000 years earlier than previously thought, a study has revealed.

Nov 16, 2012, 19:11 PM IST

Soon, a low-cost device to detect contaminated water

Researchers are working towards developing a simple and low-cost DNA based biosensor, a device that would help people in developing nations to detect contaminated drinking water.

Sep 07, 2012, 19:15 PM IST

Fruit fly may help in understanding evolution of sex

A developmental geneticist has used a common fruit fly to understand the evolution of sex and gamete function.

Aug 11, 2012, 14:13 PM IST

Bees can `turn back time` and reverse brain ageing

Older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees.

Jul 04, 2012, 12:58 PM IST

Faintest distant galaxy discovered

Astronomers, including one of Indian-origin, have found an exceptionally distant galaxy ranked among the top 10 most distant objects currently known in space.

Jun 02, 2012, 21:14 PM IST

NASA team finds new way to spot osteoporosis early

NASA scientists have developed a new test which they claim can spot osteoporosis bone loss at the earliest stages of the painful disease.

May 29, 2012, 17:09 PM IST

`It`s time to get ready for human mission to Mars`

It is time to head to Mars, says a group of astrobiologists at Washington State University and Arizona State University.

Mar 13, 2011, 13:11 PM IST