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Eating tomatoes, apples may restore lung damage in smokers

Eating tomatoes, apples may restore lung damage in smokers

This study shows that diet might help repair lung damage in people who have stopped smoking.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Researchers find earliest relative of Brachiosaurus dinosaur

Researchers find earliest relative of Brachiosaurus dinosaur

Researchers from Imperial College London and their colleagues in Europe discovered the new species, named Vouivria damparisensis, after re-examining an overlooked museum fossil.

May 04, 2017, 01:04 AM IST
Researchers estimate life expectancy to exceed 90 by 2030!

Researchers estimate life expectancy to exceed 90 by 2030!

The study offers many reasons behind the findings.

Feb 22, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

"Not on the same page": Brexit poses threat to British universities

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union has left the country`s universities with a problem to solve.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

Can't give up junk? Now, a supplement to curb cravings for high-calorie foods!

A team of scientists may have found a way to simply switch off those corrupting cravings.

Jul 05, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Nearly half of British population living with chronic pain

The number of affected population -- roughly 28 million adults based population statistics for 2013 -- is likely to rise as the population ages, the researchers warned.

Jun 21, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

Magic mushrooms show 'promising' results for treating severe depression!

Psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in ‘magic’ mushrooms, has been found to successfully clear symptoms of severe depression in patients.

May 18, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

World's largest imaging project to shed light on major diseases

The $61 million project will transform the way scientists study a wide range of diseases, including dementia, arthritis, cancer, heart attacks and strokes, said Britain's Medical Research Council (MRC)

Apr 14, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

Here's what LSD does to your brain

The study also revealed what happens in the brain when people report a fundamental change in the quality of their consciousness under LSD.

Apr 12, 2016, 13:14 PM IST

Shocking! World now has more obese people than underweight

According to an analysis of global trends in body mass index (BMI), the number of obese people worldwide had risen from 105 million in 1975 to 641 million in 2014.


Apr 01, 2016, 17:52 PM IST
Here`s how brain handles numbers

Here`s how brain handles numbers

The brain is divided into two halves - the left side controls the right half of the body, and vice versa. Generally, one side of the brain is more dominant than the other.

Mar 05, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Gene mutation linked to muscle damage, heart problems

This condition leads to progressive weakening and damage of skeletal muscle, making movement and coordination difficult.

Dec 15, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Pneumonia 'finger clip' could save thousands of lives

For example, current diagnostic tests for malaria involve just a blood finger-prick and can therefore be used to identify those carrying the malaria parasite.

Dec 06, 2015, 19:53 PM IST
Now, robot that follows your eyes to create art

Now, robot that follows your eyes to create art

Researchers have built a robot artist that can paint a picture by simply tracking your eye movements.

Oct 04, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

UK approves first 10 womb transplants following successful Sweden operations

As a part of a clinical trial, UK’s first womb transplant is set to take place next year in which 10 women will get the chance to carry their own babies.

Sep 30, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Smartphone app to cure motion sickness soon

A new device or a mobile phone app that applies a small amount of electricity via a headphone jack could soon put an end to the misery of seasickness and other forms of motion nausea.

Sep 06, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

New tool can predict solar storms a day before

An Indian-origin scientist has built a novel tool that can predict large solar storms more than 24 hours in advance and save systems on the Earth from the coronal mass ejections (CMEs).

Jun 10, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

75m-yr-old fossilized dino 'blood' discovered

 May be sounding like 'Jurassic World' but it's true that researchers have discovered 75-million-year-old red blood cells and proteins inside fossilized dinosaur bones.

Jun 10, 2015, 12:31 PM IST

World's most complete Stegosaurus weighed 1,600kg

The world's most complete specimen of a Stegosaurus dinosaur dating back to 150 million years weighed 1,600kg, equivalent to a small rhino, researchers have found.

Mar 04, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Scientists find brain mechanism behind glucose greed

British scientists have found a brain mechanism they think may drive our desire for glucose-rich food and say the discovery could one day lead to better treatments for obesity.

Dec 09, 2014, 05:15 AM IST