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Facebook AR device to let you type with your mind

At its F8 Developers' Conference in 2017, the company announced its Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) programme -- outlining its goal to build a non-invasive, wearable device that lets people type by simply imagining themselves talking.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

'Secret handshake' detected between sperm and uterus

Uterine cells express a receptor that recognizes a glycan molecule on the surface of sperm cells.

Jul 22, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Gene experiment foolish and dangerous: Experts

The study, at the University of California, Berkeley, looked at nearly 410,000 people in the UK, among them those who had only the mutated version of CCR5 were 20 per cent more likely to die before they turned 78.

Jun 04, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Climate change increasing air pollution across globe: Study

Aerosols are tiny solid particles or liquid droplets suspended in the atmosphere.

Feb 05, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

Antarctica melting away at alarming rate: Study

Ice loss in Antarctica has increased from 40 gigatonnes per year from 1979-90 all the way up to 252 gigatonnes per year from 2009-17, a 6-fold increase.

Jan 15, 2019, 10:15 AM IST

Gene-editing tool CRISPR repurposed to develop better antibiotics

The technique, known as Mobile-CRISPRi, allows scientists to screen for antibiotic function in a wide range of pathogenic bacteria.

Jan 14, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

Researchers uncover genetic causes of eye disease

A total of 347 genes were identified, of which 86 were either well-established as involved in eye disease or were associated with vision in some way.

Dec 24, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

Therapy dogs may help treat ADHD symptoms: Study

A therapy dog is trained to provide affection, comfort and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, and schools.

Jul 19, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

3D shapes created from living tissue: Study

Researchers are now curious to learn whether they can stitch the developmental programme that control tissue folding together with others that control tissue patterning.

Dec 31, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

How social media could help you lose weight

Researchers say individuals are more likely to realise success with personal goals when they make a public commitment to attaining them.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Arun Jaitley 'ashamed' of Rahul Gandhi's speech at Berkeley

Rahul Gandhi had defended dynasty politics, saying that was how the entire country was running.

Sep 19, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi's latest gaffe - 'Number of seats in Lok Sabha is 546'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had a slip of the tongue while addressing the students at the University of California in Berkeley.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:31 PM IST

'Arrogance' led to Congress party's downfall, ready to take charge in 2019: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he is ready to take charge of his party in 2019 even as he attacked the BJP government for its decision to demonetise the old currency notes and rising cross-border terrorism. He made these remarks during an interaction with the students of the prestigious University of California, Berkeley, United States. 

Sep 12, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Arrogance crept in Congress, need to rebuild the party, admits Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is addressing a gathering of students of the prestigious University of California, Berkeley, United States on Tuesday. The theme of the event is 'India@70: Reflections on the Path Forward' during which he shared his ideas about the needd to rebuild Congress in view of future challenges facing the party. 

Sep 12, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

Number of Chinese student applicants may drop after UCSD invite to Dalai Lama

Chinese students at the UCSD were against the university`s decision to call the Dalai Lama as a commencement speaker.

Jun 20, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

US researchers grow organoids to tackle facial deformities

Organs of the craniofacial complex often go terribly wrong during foetal development. 

Jun 19, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

Dalai Lama: Modern education needs to focus on compassion

China considers the spiritual leader a separatist seeking Tibetan independence. The Dalai Lama says he seeks protection of Tibetan culture.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Donald Trump threatened to be sued for blocking users on Twitter

They argued that Trump`s Twitter account was a public forum, and banning users from viewing or engaging with his tweets based on their viewpoints suppresses free speech guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Jun 09, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Overweight? Weight loss can slow down knee joint degeneration

The more weight obese and overweight individuals lose, the better it could be for their knee joints, new study suggests.

May 02, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

Police kill suspect in fatal San Diego pool party shooting

Police shot and killed a 49-year- old man suspected of shooting seven people at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, authorities said.

May 01, 2017, 18:49 PM IST