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Now, you can monitor your blood pressure with this smartphone app

Now, you can monitor your blood pressure with this smartphone app

Scientists have developed a new smartphone app and hardware that could help measure blood pressure more accurately than existing cuff devices.

Mar 12, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Faster method to detect harmful bacteria developed

Faster method to detect harmful bacteria developed

 Sepsis, a serious, life-threatening infection occurring more commonly in hospitalised patients, is one of the medical problems Etchebarne focuses on in his studies.

Feb 07, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

Sleep deprivation can lead to false confessions

Participants were asked to sign the statement, check a box confirming its accuracy and sign their name.

Feb 11, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

What it takes to quench megacity water demands

Large cities currently take up one percent of the world's land area, but draw water from 41 percent of the globe, thereby impacting environmental and socio-economic conditions in far flung areas repercussions of which reverberate globally, says a study.

Dec 05, 2015, 11:34 AM IST

Your visual cortex can take important decisions

In this study, the researchers found that the visual cortex was making the choice between perceptions on its own.

Oct 06, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Brain game sharpens focus, reduces anxiety

Playing a simple brain game that involves identifying shapes can sharpen your focus and reduce anxiety.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

A mite that mimicks bees by smelling like them

New research reveals that Varroa mites, the most-serious threat to honeybees worldwide, are infiltrating hives by smelling like bees.

Jun 04, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Mystery behind how malaria kills kids unraveled

In a breakthrough study, scientists have unraveled how malaria kills children every minute.

Mar 19, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Poisonous mushrooms could help cure deadly diseases

Toxic mushrooms may hold secrets to tackling deadly diseases as researchers have discovered that the fungi could help in the production of medicines capable of curing disease without the patient suffering any side effects.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

Cyber buddy can motivate you to exercise!

A software-generated partner - cyber buddy - can give exercise enthusiasts the extra nudge they need during a workout, a new study has found.

Apr 24, 2014, 14:48 PM IST

Indian-American scientist develops world`s first 3-D model fingerprint

In a development that could assist the accuracy of fingerprint-matching technology, computer scientists led by an Indian-American, have built the first three dimensional (3-D) model of a human fingerprint.

Mar 06, 2014, 20:14 PM IST

Single gene that separates queen bee from workers discovered

A team of researchers has identified a single gene in honeybees that separates the queen from the workers.

Feb 03, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

Single gene in bees separates queen from workers

Scientists have identified how a single gene in honey bees separates the queens from the workers.

Jan 30, 2014, 14:11 PM IST

High-fat diet in puberty may up breast cancer risk

Eating a high-fat diet in puberty may increase the risk of aggressive breast cancer in younger adult women, a new study has warned.

Nov 27, 2013, 14:52 PM IST

Birds find sweet-smelling mates attractive

A Michigan State University researcher has for the first time demonstrated that birds do indeed communicate via scents, and that odour reliably predicts their reproductive success.

Sep 04, 2013, 19:45 PM IST

Evolution punishes the selfish and mean

Two evolutionary biologists from Michigan State University suggest that evolution doesn`t favor the selfish.

Aug 02, 2013, 11:10 AM IST

Why women tend to binge eat more than males

Female rats are much more likely to binge eat than male rats, a new study has revealed.

May 02, 2013, 16:05 PM IST

Discovery may lead to treatments for cocaine addiction

Scientists have discovered a molecular process in the brain triggered by cocaine use that could provide a target for treatments to prevent or reverse addiction to the drug.

Mar 17, 2013, 20:13 PM IST

Brain adds new cells in puberty: Study

The brain adds new cells during puberty to help navigate the complex social world of adulthood, a new study has found.

Mar 05, 2013, 21:55 PM IST

Shark population declining due to bad media coverage

The media has been particularly harsh towards sharks and this is affecting their survival, a new study has revealed.

Nov 08, 2012, 13:06 PM IST