Why some COVID-19 patients with low oxygen level breathe well?

Researchers have found possible explanations for Covid-19 patients who present with extremely low, otherwise life-threatening levels of oxygen, but no signs of difficulty in breathing.

Jul 04, 2020, 12:29 PM IST

Researchers show how plastics can be reused

The Journal for Carbon Research, focuses on chemical recycling which uses the constituent elements of the plastic to make new materials.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Ancient microbes produced oxygen earlier than thought

Oxygenic photosynthesis uses light energy to split water molecules, releasing oxygen, electrons and protons.

Mar 08, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Deshhit: Due to increased air pollution, amount of oxygen released by trees is decreasing

It is shocking and saddening to know that due increased air pollution, amount of oxygen released by trees is decreasing.

Feb 23, 2018, 21:48 PM IST

Oxygen rise 400 mn years ago linked to spike in biodiversity: Study

The findings showed a nearly 80 per cent increase in oxygen levels from about 14 per cent 460 million years ago (the Middle Ordovician perid) to 24 per cent just 10 million years later during the Late Ordovician period.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Climate change may shrink fish size by 30 percent, says study

A new study has claimed that the size of the fish could be expected to reduce by 20 to 30 per cent as a result of rising ocean temperatures due to climate change across the globe.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

Delhi: Infant dies in hospital, family blames lack of oxygen

Days after encephalitis claimed lives of over 70 children at BRD hospital in Gorakhpur, an infant on Saturday died in a government hospital in national capital due to alleged failure in oxygen supply, family members said on Saturday.

Aug 19, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

UP govt restores hospital oxygen supply as anger mounts over children's death

The deaths of the children have again exposed India`s underfunded and poorly managed public healthcare despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi government`s vows to revamp the system.  


Aug 14, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

Gorakhpur deaths: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj claims oxygen was cut off

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Saturday said 30 infants died in a Gorakhpur hospital because oxygen supply was cut off over non-payment of dues.

Aug 12, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Firm that supplied oxygen to Gorakhpur hospital says contract had ended in March

The contract of Pushpa Sales company was ended and the contract was given to a new firm from Allahabad - Imperial Gas, after the BJP government came to power this year. 

Aug 12, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Leakage of oxygen reason behind Sindurakshak explosion: CAG

Indian Navy's frontline submarine INS Sindurakshak had exploded in 2013 in Mumbai due to leakage of oxygen from a torpedo, the Comptroller and Auditor General said in a report on Friday, revealing the reasons causing the major accident.

Jul 21, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

World's oceans lost 2% of oxygen over last 50 years, warn scientists

The authors said they needed to conduct more research to determine how much of the oxygen loss was due to global warming and how much was related to natural climate cycles.

Feb 16, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

Earth may be sending oxygen to the Moon

Researchers found that Japan's SELENE lunar orbiter (aka Kaguya), detected high levels of oxygen ions – positively charged oxygen molecules – while it was orbiting the Moon between 2007 and 2009.

Jan 31, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

Marathon running: Top five benefits of the exercise

It would be no exaggeration if marathon is said to be a sport that includes an assortment of advantages from physical to psychological

Jan 05, 2017, 02:50 AM IST

Rise in atmosphere's oxygen linked to fossil fuel formation: Scientists

Oxygen enables the chemical reactions that animals use to get energy from stored carbohydrates in food.

Dec 31, 2016, 16:42 PM IST

Early life forms that survived without oxygen discovered

The ancient life forms were found fossilised in two separate locations in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

Nov 30, 2016, 18:31 PM IST

Common bacteria protein may help to keep skin disease at bay

The protein has an equally strong effect on dangerous oxygen species as known antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E.

Nov 12, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

Planet Earth witnessing rapid decline in oxygen levels and scientists don't know why!

The scientists have dismissed signs of immediate danger.

Sep 28, 2016, 21:05 PM IST

'Mars-quakes' could produce energy source to support life

Rocks formed by the grinding together of other rocks during earthquakes are rich in trapped hydrogen and similar seismic activity on Mars may produce enough hydrogen to support life, a study says.

Sep 22, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

Tumour hardness may develop cancer cells

 Tumour hardness and hypoxia -- lack of oxygen at the tumour's core -- trigger a biological switch that causes cancer stem cells to develop, a recent study has found.

Sep 15, 2016, 00:36 AM IST