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Arctic area pollutants threatening polar bear: Study

Arctic area pollutants threatening polar bear: Study

The exposure of the Arctic ecosystem to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) is toxic to the health of endangered polar bears, researchers warn.

Ash tree genome may fight against fungal disease: Study

Ash tree genome may fight against fungal disease: Study

Researchers have decoded the genetic sequence of the ash tree to help the fight against fungal disease.

New key enzyme discovered to recycle greenhouse gas

New key enzyme discovered to recycle greenhouse gas

In what could be seen as an effective way to reduce the challenges of two major concerns the world is battling—global warming and energy shortage, scientists have found a new way to recycle the greenhouse gas.

Here comes an alternate treatment for anxiety – Cognitive therapy

Here comes an alternate treatment for anxiety – Cognitive therapy

The team from Norwegian University of Science and Technology has develop a new treatment for anxiety- Cognitive therapy.

Scientists develop new bird-like drone with feathers

Scientists develop new bird-like drone with feathers

Birds alter the configuration of their wings, when they need to change direction, increase their speed or counter headwinds.

Scientists create safer lithium-ion batteries

Scientists create safer lithium-ion batteries

In a recent research, scientists have discovered a safe alternative to the flammable liquid electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries.

'Gen-next toys may be controlled by your thoughts': Scientists

'Gen-next toys may be controlled by your thoughts': Scientists

Some of the most popular toys on the children's list to Santa on Christmas eve like remote-operated cars, helicopters and toy robots may soon be controlled via a headset using the power of thoughts, scientists say.

Researchers develop low-cost, 3D-printed prosthetic hand

Researchers develop low-cost, 3D-printed prosthetic hand

This hand is designed for a person who still has the ability to move their wrist and by moving their wrist, they can use and control the hand's fingers to hold various objects.

Researchers find pause button for mouse embryos

A novel way to pause the development of early mouse embryos for up to a month in the lab has been identified, a finding that has potential implications for assisted reproduction, regenerative medicine, ageing and even cancer, researchers say.

New superparamagnetic crystals to manage future drug delivery

New superparamagnetic crystals to manage future drug delivery

 Researchers have developed new superparamagnetic crystals that could zip down drugs around your body, revolutionising drug delivery to tumours and other sites in the body that need to be targeted precisely.

Nerve growth protein controls blood sugar, says study

Nerve growth protein controls blood sugar, says study

In a development that could potentially lead to new treatments for diabetes, researchers have found that a protein that regulates the development of nerve cells also plays a role in prompting cells in the pancreas to release insulin, a hormone that helps to maintain a normal level of blood sugar.

Smoking may cause artery explosion

Smoking may cause artery explosion

Individuals who smoke may be nearly twice as likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm -- a deadly condition of the main artery of the body that often turns out to be a silent killer, researchers have warned.

iPad game helps treat lazy eye condition in kids

iPad game helps treat lazy eye condition in kids

Researchers said that a special type of iPad game may help treat lazy eye condition in kids.

Coffee plant disease not caused by climate change: Study

Fears that climate change is promoting a fungal disease which can devastate coffee crops may not be true as there is no evidence found to prove this, researchers say.

Scientists come up with novel method to convert footsteps into usable electricity

Scientists come up with novel method to convert footsteps into usable electricity

Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed an inexpensive, simple method that allows them to convert footsteps into usable electricity.

Eating soy protein early may prevent bone loss in adulthood

A new study has found that introducing soy protein at an early life can protect against serious bone loss during adulthood.

Researchers come up with multi-modal wearable device

Researchers come up with multi-modal wearable device

The researchers, Debraj De and Sajal K. Das, along with their teammates created a wearable device for the wrist that can track a person's movements, ambient environment, bio-signals and much more.

Learning foreign languages may sharpen our brain

Learning foreign languages enhances our brain's elasticity and its ability to code information, a study has found.

Disappearing trick of fish can fool animals with super sight

Disappearing trick of fish can fool animals with super sight

The silvery skin of fish like herrings, sardines, mackerel and tuna act like mirrors, reflecting their watery surroundings to better blend in and the effect serves as a kind of underwater invisibility cloak that helps them hide even from animals with super sight, new research has found.

Scientists find novel method to make brighter green LEDs

Scientists find novel method to make brighter green LEDs

A team of researchers has found a new method for making brighter and more efficient green light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which may pave the way for developing advanced solid-state lighting.