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New sustainable 'plastics' in the offing

Plastics take hundreds of years to decay, So bottles and bags create plastic 'continents' in the oceans, endanger animals and pollute the environment.

Dec 26, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Wipro and Ramot at Tel Aviv University tie-up for research

Software major Wipro Limited and Ramot, the Business Engagement Centre at Tel Aviv University, on Wednesday announced a partnership for joint research in emerging technologies.

Jul 05, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Cooperation in cyber security top on agenda, says Netanyahu

Cyber security is one of the key areas of cooperation to be discussed with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said ahead of his Indian counterpart's visit to Israel.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni awarded prestigious Dan David prize for his work in astronomy

Mr Kulkarni, who is a professor of astrophysics and planetary science at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California, built the Palomar Transient Factory, with which he conducted a large-area survey of the night sky in search of variable and transient phenomena.

May 18, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

This device can detect colorectal cancer early - Read

G-EYE, an endoscopy technology which is claimed to detect gastrointestinal diseases more accurately was introduced in India during the event, organised by Smart Medical Systems- manufacturer of gastrointestinal endoscopy devices along with enhanced technology products supplier Ventura Business Solutions.

Aug 10, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

New material may revolutionise prosthetics, wearable technologies

 A team of researchers have developed new "metamaterials" that can solve problems like ill-fitting joint sockets, contact dermatitis and sebaceous cysts plaguing prosthetic patients for a long time.

Jul 30, 2016, 23:28 PM IST

It's confirmed! India's Bene Israel community has Jewish roots

According to their oral history, the Bene Israel people descended from 14 Jewish survivors of a shipwreck on India's Konkan shore. 

May 11, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

Does age of smartphone also mean loss of privacy?

The researchers developed an Android application called Smart-Spaces to collect information for the study.

Apr 19, 2016, 09:10 AM IST

Eat breakfast with whey protein to beat diabetes

The team randomly assigned 48 overweight and obese participants with Type 2 diabetes who were, on average, 59 years of age, to one of three diets that contained the same number of calories.

Apr 03, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

Mortal remains of Indian student found dead in Israel to be brought back: Sushma Swaraj

Raj Kumar Raja, was a research student in cancer studies at the university. He was found dead in his dormitory room on Monday and the cause of his death is unknown.

Feb 20, 2016, 00:52 AM IST

Indian doctoral student found dead in Israel

A 27-year-old Indian doctoral student of Tel Aviv University in Israel has been found dead in his dormitory room here, police said.

Feb 18, 2016, 04:29 AM IST

Blood test for Alzheimer's disease comes a step closer

The findings, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that a routine blood test can reveal Alzheimer's risk and IQ measurements.

Feb 09, 2016, 15:15 PM IST

Prehistoric humans savoured roasted turtles!

The findings were published in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews.

Feb 02, 2016, 18:50 PM IST

Shocking: Vulture that flew over Israel-Lebanon border “held for spying”

The staff at Gamla Nature Reserve were able to track the bird as it crossed the border but lost signal shortly after it entered Bint Jbeil, the report said.

Jan 28, 2016, 16:20 PM IST

Smokers with pneumonia at higher risk of lung cancer

The researchers found that out of 381 admissions of heavy smokers with pneumonia, nine percent were diagnosed with lung cancer within a year of being hospitalized.

Jan 08, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

Lack of sleep can make you feel grumpy: Study

Do you know what lack of sleep can do to you?

Dec 10, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

Poor infant sleep may indicate attention problems later

The results showed that infant sleep are linked to toddler attention regulation and behaviour problems. 

Oct 12, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Will robots too show some manners?

Even as the possibility of robots replacing peacekeeping personnel in highly tense civilian encounters grows, a new research has revealed that people expect such robots to be gentle and polite while engaging with humans.

Sep 22, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

How cooking food affected health 400,000 years ago

Researchers have stumbled upon evidence of early prehistoric 'balanced' diet as well as the presence of respiratory irritants such as charcoal, during excavation of Qesem Cave in Israel.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

Manmade pollution could be 400,000 years old

Man could have started polluting around 400,000 years ago, suggests a new study. 

Jun 18, 2015, 13:02 PM IST