Johns Hopkins University researcher have discovered that Mosquitoes flap their wings not just to stay aloft but for two other critical purposes that is to generate sound and to point that buzz in the direction of a potential mate.Nov 10, 2019, 16:15 PM IST
In the study, published in the journal PLOS Biology, the team found that caffeine was protective against heart damage in pre-diabetic, obese mice, and in aged mice.
Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about seven percent of patients with advanced disease.Jun 17, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Researchers have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.Apr 19, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
There is no evidence to prove that children below three years of age who were given anaesthesia had lower intelligence level than those who did not have it, say researchers.Apr 18, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Using carbon fiber, a very strong light-weight material which is readily commercially available, researchers have designed artificial muscles capable of lifting up to 12,600 times their own weight.Apr 18, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
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
The extravagant lengths that males will go to bed a member of the opposite sex can come at the risk of extinction for some species, researchers said Wednesday.Apr 12, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
Dinosaurs were in trouble long before the massive asteroid - believed to be the primary cause of their extinction - hit the Earth some 65 million years ago, a study suggests.Apr 05, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
A smartphone app using the phone's camera has performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in patients undergoing coronary angiography, scientists said on Tuesday.Apr 04, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that analysis of the gut microbiome -- a collection of bacteria and other microbes in the gut -- could help better predict risk of hospitalisation for patients with cirrhosis, a condition in which the liver does not function properly.Apr 02, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
Fires on the edges of tropical forests and their alteration by land use makes these hot ecosystems lose their shape and stability bringing a sudden, even catastrophic, transformation of land from trees to grass, researchers have found.Apr 02, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
Scientists have discovered a new organ in the human body which they have dubbed the 'interstitium'.Mar 29, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
Researchers have found that glyphosate levels -- a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant -- are significantly correlated with shortened pregnancy lengths.Mar 26, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
The dye specifically binds to plastic particles, and renders them easily visible under a fluorescence microscope.Nov 24, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
It is a proven fact that there are links between asthma, hay fever and eczema and an individual who has one condition is likely to have others.
Environmental, scientists have described how they created an advanced nickel-based catalyst strengthened with tin and ceria, and used it to transform CO2 and CH4 into a synthesis gas that can be used to produce fuels and a range of valuable chemicals.
During Antarctica's summer, scientists from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (UWM) in the US climbed the McIntyre Promontory's frozen slopes in the Transantarctic Mountains.Nov 12, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Researchers from the Qixinghe National Nature Reserve identified more than 5,000 waterwheel plants scattered in an area of over 600 sq.metres in the reserve during an observation tour between September 20 and 23Sep 29, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
They found that glia, a collection of non-neuronal cells that had long been regarded as passive support cells, in fact are vital to nerve-cell development in the brain.Sep 02, 2017, 16:35 PM IST