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Space hum may reveal hidden black holes

Scientists have developed a new technology that can listen to background humming of deep space and unveil thousands of hidden black hole collisions missed by gravitational-wave detectors.

Apr 18, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

Recently-developed 4D technology may aid treatment for lung ailment, reveals research

A team of Australian researchers have come up with a four-dimensional lung scanning technology that can transform treatment for respiratory problems.

Aug 07, 2016, 14:07 PM IST

Space dust reveals facts about ancient Earth's atmosphere!

The ancient Earth's upper atmosphere contained about the same amount of oxygen as today and that a methane haze layer separated this oxygen-rich upper layer from the oxygen-starved lower atmosphere.

May 16, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

Obesity linked to asthma risk in women

A recent conducted at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia has claimed that obesity and PCOS ( Polycystic ovary syndrome) are independently linked with asthma in women.

Apr 02, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

'Artificial leaf' powered by solar energy to run future communities

Researchers at Monash University in Melbourne have formulated a solar-powered device that replicates the photosynthesis process that plants and bacteria follow.

Aug 20, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

Severe exercise may lead to blood poisoning

Over four hours of exercise daily can cause intestinal bacteria to leak into the bloodstream, leading to blood poisoning, new research says.

Jun 17, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Shoot-to-kill video game can help reform criminals

Australian research into the brain activity of shoot-to-kill video game players could explain why people can easily kill others without feeling bad about it and help reform violent criminals.

Apr 09, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Gen-next technology to print tiny phones into clothing

The finding was published in the journal ACS Nano.

Apr 25, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Soon, drug that stops heart attacks sans side effects

Researchers are a step closer to creating a new drug to stop a heart attack in its tracks and reduce the damage caused, without any side effects.

Mar 12, 2014, 14:14 PM IST

Eating and sleeping well hold keys to a longer life: Study

Good sleep patterns can help men live longer, but women will only benefit if they follow a diverse diet, a new Australian study has found.

Jan 31, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Scientists identify gene crucial for brain development

Neuroscientists have found the "off switch" that plays a crucial role in nerve cell formation, according to a new study.

Jan 30, 2014, 20:46 PM IST

New drug that can ease effects of stroke discovered

A team of Australian researchers has discovered a drug that may have the potential to reduce, and even stop, the effects of stroke.

Jan 28, 2014, 13:43 PM IST

Past sperm and egg donors split on losing anonymity

People who donated sperm and eggs before 1998 in one Australian state were able to remain anonymous, but potential new laws could have changed that.

Dec 21, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

New procedure to treat high blood pressure developed

Scientists have developed a revolutionary new procedure to treat high blood pressure that could save lives and improve quality of life for millions of hypertension sufferers.

Nov 12, 2013, 19:24 PM IST

How preparing a shopping list could help you lose weight

A new study has claimed that preparing a shopping list could actually lead to greater weight loss.

Sep 21, 2013, 16:24 PM IST

Women on testosterone therapy have improved memory: Study

Women on testosterone therapy, after menopause showed a significant improvement in verbal learning and memory, a study by Australian researchers has said.

Jul 24, 2013, 10:28 AM IST

Why elephants are `huge` and rats `tiny`

Scientists have tried to explain why certain mammal families evolved to be very large, while others remained tiny through the course of time.

Jun 26, 2013, 14:00 PM IST

Ants have answer to human traffic: Study

Researchers in Australia are keenly observing the crowd flow of ants to help design exits that function more effectively during evacuations of large buildings and sporting arenas.

Jun 24, 2013, 15:22 PM IST

New bionic eye to help blind see for first time

A new bionic eye being developed at Monash University will help thousand of blind people to see light and shapes for the first time.

Jun 08, 2013, 12:11 PM IST

Origin of our hips much simpler than thought

The evolution of the complex, weight-bearing hips of walking animals from the basic hips of fish was a much simpler process than previously thought, according to a new research.

May 15, 2013, 14:55 PM IST