Researchers develop new method to study gene function

Washington D.C [USA], Nov. 12 (ANI): A new method has been developed to produce the tools for figuring out gene function faster and cheaper than current methods.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Vulnerability to type of flu virus is predicted by your birth year

Washington D.C [USA], Nov. 12 (ANI): Falling ill due to animal-origin influenza virus?

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Climate change affects ecosystem adversely: Study

Washington D.C. (USA), Nov. 11 (ANI): From genes to entire ecosystems, the global climate change has a devastating impact on every aspect of life on Earth, according to a new University of Florida study.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Plant can produce seedless fruits sans pollination: Study

Washington D.C. (USA), Nov. 11 (ANI): A recent research has found that production of seedless fruits is an under-estimated tool for improving food security.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Solve the mystery of invisibility with Harry Potter-style cape!

Washington D.C. [USA] Nov. 9(ANI): Gone are the days when magic of invisibility could only be seen in science fictions, as a recent research has developed a cloaking device for microscopic photonic integrated devices in an effort to make future chips smaller, faster and consume much less power.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Male chimps spends time in grooming offspring: Study

Washington D.C. [USA] Nov. 9(ANI): A recent study has found that male chimpanzees are more concerned about their own offspring than previously thought.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Babysitter helps female chimps to wean offspring faster

Washington D.C. [USA] Nov. 9(ANI): Looks like even chimps get benefitted by the babysitters.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Birds have built-in air conditioners, reveals CT Scan

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 9(ANI): In a recent study it has been found that birds' bills are filled with complex structures called nasal conchae that moderate the temperature of air being inhaled.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Epilepsy is treatable and treatment simpler with advanced technology, says experts

Kochi [India], Nov 5(ANI): With advancement in healthcare, epilepsy is eminently treatable now. Nearly 70% of patients who are initiated to the advanced treatment, as a result of latest technology, become free of seizures or epileptic fits within 1 to 2 years and in about half of them, the drugs can be tapered off in due course.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Dealing with climate change is more important than merely adapting to it, says Norway ambassador

New Delhi [India], Nov5 (ANI): Norway's Ambassador to India Nils Ragnar Kamsvag recently shared Norway's experience on dealing with climate change at the International Conference on Climate Change, Water, Agriculture and Food Security held in Hyderabad.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Indirect effects of rising CO2 levels on ecosystems more important than previously thought

New Delhi [India], Oct. 28 (ANI): The indirect effects of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels, such as changes in soil moisture and plant structure, can have a bigger impact on ecosystems than previously thought.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

India ranked fifth in terms of bio-capacity, says study

New Delhi [India], Oct. 27 (ANI): The WWF's Living Planet Report 2016 has ranked India fifth in terms of bio-capacity - an ecosystem's capacity to produce resources such as food, fibre and renewable raw materials and absorb carbon dioxide.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

British Council brings world's largest science competition 'FameLab' to India

New Delhi [India], Oct 3 (ANI): Underscoring the significance of India's strong scientific heritage and its potential for technological innovations, British Council is inviting applications from scientists, engineers, mathematicians and researchers for FameLab India 2017 - world's largest science communication platform that it launched in India earlier this year.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Male sans the Y chromosome: a step towards better understanding sex differentiation

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 3 (ANI): Taking us a step ahead to understand sex differentiation, a recent study has revealed that key sex-determining genes continue to operate in a mammalian species that lacks the Y chromosome.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Sugar makes bees happy: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 2 (ANI): Sugar adds sweetness even in bees' mood.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Study uses Thai water bug to understand working of human heart

Washington D.C.[USA], Oct. 1 (ANI): In a recent research, scientists have studied a rare Thai water bug for a better insight into how the heart muscle works and how sometimes it fails. The breakthrough finding could also lead to novel treatments for cardiomyopathy in the future.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Rosetta's journey ends in daring descent to comet

Paris [France], Sept.30 (ANI): The ESA's historic Rosetta mission has concluded as planned, with the controlled impact onto the comet it had been investigating for more than two years.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

It's scientifically validated now; Ganga water is 'holy'!

New Delhi [India], Sept.24 (ANI): Indian scientists have validated the scientific basis of the mysterious 'special power' of the water of Ganga, which Hindus consider as "Brahm Dravya" or divine elixir.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Scientists now have better idea about what role virus play in ocean

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept.22 (ANI): The world's oceans are filled with mystery and unknowns, which could prove to be tools that will one day protect the planet from global warming.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Pigeons can be taught to read: Study

London [England], Sept. 20 (ANI): According to a recent study conducted at University of Otago in New Zealand and Ruhr University in Germany pigeons could actually be smarter than perceived earlier as they possess the ability to 'read'.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

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