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Novel protein linked to diabetes identified

Researchers have identified a protein, the lack of which can contribute to development of Type-2 diabetes.

DNA: Humanity in Delhi hits an all-time low - Watch shocking footage!

Analysing the humans' insenitive perspective towards fellow beings. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Experts to soon test new Zika vaccine in humans

According to some officials, this new vaccine is said to be a needle-free DNA vaccine and this step comes at a time when most parts of the world are seeing a rise in the number of Zika cases.

How humans made ropes 40,000 years ago

 Researchers in Germany have discovered tools that were used for rope making about 40,000 years ago, the time when modern humans arrived in Europe.

Meet Graham, the only human designed to survive car crash! Watch the video

Meet Graham, the only human designed to survive car crash! Watch the video

In order to create awareness about road safety, the Australian Transport Accident Commission came up with an unique model of an evolved human specially designed to survive a car crash.

How Africans collaborate with wild birds to get honey

How Africans collaborate with wild birds to get honey

While it has long been known that in many parts of Africa, people and a species of wax-eating bird called the greater honeyguide work together to find wild bees' nests, new research has unraveled a novel dimension to this unique human-animal relationship.

Types of HIV carried by chimps can infect humans: Study

A new study led by researchers have found the evidence that strains of chimpanzee-carried simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and even the forms of HIV, can infect human cells.

Did you know that ants learnt farming even before humans? - Read

Did you know that ants learnt farming even before humans? - Read

As per the study,Ants belonging to a South American group switched from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle to subsistence farming of fungi that grew on decomposing, woody plant matter some 55 to 60 million years ago, shortly after the dinosaurs died out, new research has found.
 

Black bears can recognise humans in computer images

The study involving a black bear called Migwan and a computer screen was part of a broader research project into the welfare of bears in captivity. 

Five human enhancements coming our way, are you ready to embrace them?

Five human enhancements coming our way, are you ready to embrace them?

Nowadays, technology is slowly taking over our lives by constantly evolving as breakthroughs and by creating opportunities that would have been unimaginable in the past.

Like dogs, even goats can communicate with humans: Study

Like dogs, even goats can communicate with humans: Study

 A new study suggests that even goats could become man's new bestfriend as they have the capacity to communicate with humans.

AI spotting more offensive photos than humans on Facebook

AI spotting more offensive photos than humans on Facebook

According to a Tech Crunch report, nearly 25 percent of Facebook engineers now regularly use its internal AI platform to build features and do business but the best use is to check and find offensive photos.

Decoded: Humanity's relationship with fire

The study explores both the natural and human face of fire.

Unbelievable: Chimps shop like we do!

Unbelievable: Chimps shop like we do!

In a research conducted at Dartmouth College in the US, researchers have arrived at a conclusion that chimps too use their sensory powers to evaluate and choose figs.

Mice in space showed liver damage after two weeks

Lab mice that spent just two weeks in orbit showed early signs of liver damage upon returning to Earth, raising concern about what long-duration spaceflight might do to humans, researchers said Wednesday.

Implantable device may soon shrink pancreatic tumours in humans

 In pioneering research, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a small, implantable device that delivers chemotherapy drugs directly to pancreatic tumours.

Birds in remote Antarctica can recognise individual people

Birds in remote Antarctica can recognise individual people

 While it is only natural for birds living among people to learn to differentiate individual humans, researchers have found that skuas living in remote Antarctica too can recognise people who had previously accessed the nests to measure their eggs and nestlings.

Microsoft shuts AI bot after twitteratti teaches it racism

Microsoft shuts AI bot after twitteratti teaches it racism

 Humans will be humans and the latest victim is Microsoft which launched artificial intelligence (AI)-powered bot on Twitter for a playful chat with people, only to silence it within 24 hours as users started sharing racist and offensive comments with the bot.

New form of Ebola virus may cause disease in humans

 The Reston virus, a member of the Ebola virus family which is known to circulate in domestic pigs in Asia, may acquire the few mutations necessary to cause disease in humans and to develop into a novel health threat, researchers have warned.

Our DNA less 'human' than scientists previously thought!

Our DNA less 'human' than scientists previously thought!

About eight percent of what we think of as our "human" DNA actually came from viruses.