Study reveals how bats communicate and work together for efficient foraging

Washington [US], August 14 (ANI): When prey is spread in an unpredictable way over the terrain, several animal species have developed social hunting methods. For the first time, researchers have shown that animals, in this case the common noctule bat, construct a mobile sensory network in order to boost their odds of finding prey. The findings reveal that predators may adapt to changing environmental conditions by forming networks with conspecifics.

Updated: Aug 14, 2022 18:31 IST

Study reveals female monkeys live longer with female companions

Washington [US], August 14 (ANI): Anthropology professors and field primatologists in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, have documented the daily lives of hundreds of large-brained capuchin monkeys. Female capuchin monkeys who are more integrated into social networks with other adult females tend to live longer.

Updated: Aug 14, 2022 15:21 IST

AI model suggests personalized fonts to improve digital reading, accessibility: Researchers

Florida [US], August 14 (ANI): A team of researchers who worked with an Adobe team has suggested that personalized font recommendations can improve the accessibility of digital information and enhance individual reading experiences.

Updated: Aug 14, 2022 15:14 IST

Scientists use mathematical modelling to combat malaria

Melbourne [Australia], August 14 (ANI): To manage one of the most serious threats to global malaria control, researchers developed a mathematical model to predict genetic resistance to antimalarial drugs in Africa, according to a recent study.

Updated: Aug 14, 2022 04:31 IST

Study compares impact of different diets on health, environment

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): Which diet is better: moderately reduce meat consumption and eat more fruit, vegetables and wholegrain products or eating more fish and seafood? Or even switch completely to a vegan diet? A new study shows that the answer to these questions is not as clear-cut as one might think depending on which impacts one closely looks.

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 23:57 IST

Study suggests higher rate of ADHD linked to early-term births

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): According to a study by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, children who are born before 39 weeks are more likely to experience symptoms associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 23:44 IST

Research finds mutations in novel gene responsible for severe liver disease in children

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): The findings of a new study have uncovered how essential the FOCAD gene is for maintaining a healthy liver, especially in children.

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 23:44 IST

Study finds key regulators of urinary concentration in the kidney

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): The kidney carries out important functions via microscopic functional units called nephrons. Researchers are investigating which factors control the formation and function of specific segments of the nephron, called the distal nephron. Their findings could have implications in the treatment of kidney diseases.

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 23:43 IST

Astronaut shares Independence Day wish for India from space

New Delhi [India], August 13 (ANI): As India is about to mark its 75th year of Independence in a couple of days, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has sent a video message from space wishing the country on this special occasion.

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 23:40 IST

Researchers reveal evidence of continents created by giant meteorite impacts

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): Research suggests the continents of Earth were formed by massive meteorite impacts that were particularly common during the first billion years of our planet's four-and-a-half billion-year history.

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 16:23 IST

Study: Behavioural disorders can be cured by targeting impulsivity in early adolescence

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): The complicated chain linking impulsivity, alcohol use, and antisocial behaviour has been described in a new study based on data following hundreds of Philadelphia children over the course of more than half a dozen years.

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 15:56 IST

Elon Musk's Space X launches Falcon 9 rocket with 46 Starlink Satellites

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): Billionaire tycoon Elon Musk-led Space X launched another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit on Friday.

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 15:20 IST

Can sunlight remove scratches from a car's surface?

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): A transparent protective coating material that can self-heal in 30 minutes when exposed to sunlight has been developed, according to a recent study.

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 12:20 IST

Study reveals new insights on the significance of willpower to self-control

Washington [US], August 12 (ANI): In Greek mythology, the story of Odysseus and the Sirens illustrates a paradigmatic example of self-control. When the hero of Homer's epic prepared to travel past the Sirens, mythical creatures who lure sailors with their enchanted singing, Odysseus instructs his crew to plug their ears with wax and tie him to the ship's mast. That way, Odysseus can listen to the Sirens as he sails by, and the crew can keep their wits.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 23:57 IST

Research finds how different smells influence visual perception of emotions

Washington [US], August 12 (ANI): The findings of master's research by Matheus Henrique Ferreira, currently a PhD candidate at the University of Sao Paulo's Institute of Psychology (IP-USP) in Brazil, suggest that smells influence our ability to see and interpret the emotions of other people, even when we are unaware of the odour in question.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 23:54 IST

Researchers find what happens inside artery plaque to trigger strokes

Washington [US], August 12 (ANI): For the first time, researchers at Tulane University and Ochsner Health were able to genetically sequence carotid plaque tissue collected from patients within days after a stroke.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 23:44 IST

Prehistoric podiatry: How dinosaurs carried such heavy loads

Washington [US], August 12 (ANI): Scientists have cracked an enduring mystery, discovering how sauropod dinosaurs like Brontosaurus and Diplodocus supported their gigantic bodies on land.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 23:20 IST

Star wreck source of extreme cosmic particles, NASA's Fermi find out

Washington [US], August 12 (ANI): NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope confirms one supernova remnant as a launch site for some of our galaxy's highest-energy protons.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 23:05 IST

Brain scans reveal hidden shape of thinking, predict students' learning better

Washington [US], August 12 (ANI): Neuroscientists have documented a link between spatial and verbal reasoning by scanning students' brains while taking a course that emphasized spatial learning.

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 22:55 IST

Female monkeys live longer with female pals: Research

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): Anthropology professors and field primatologists have documented the daily life of hundreds of large-brained capuchin monkeys in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. They have found that female capuchin monkeys who are better integrated into social networks with other adult females tend to survive longer.

Updated: Aug 11, 2022 18:28 IST