Climate change 'double whammy' could kill off fish species: Study

London [UK], August 10 (ANI): New research by the University of Reading scientists suggests that fish like sardines, pilchards and herring will struggle to keep pace with accelerating climate change as warmer waters reduce their size, and therefore their ability to relocate to more suitable environments.

Updated: Aug 10, 2021 22:36 IST

Scientists recognise giraffes as highly socially complex species

Bristol [UK], August 10 (ANI): A new study by scientists at the University of Bristol has discovered evidence that giraffes are as socially complex as elephants.

Updated: Aug 10, 2021 17:55 IST

Perseid meteor shower to be visible from August 11

Washington [US], August 10 (ANI): The Perseid meteor shower, an annual celestial event, is all set to return on Wednesday night.

Updated: Aug 10, 2021 08:57 IST

Nearly all primary touch-sensitive neurons respond to most information available: Study

Washington [US], August 9 (ANI): Researchers used to believe that individual primary touch-sensitive neatly responded to specific types of touch. Now a Northwestern University study finds that touch-sensitive neurons communicate touch in a much messier and jumbled manner.

Updated: Aug 09, 2021 22:51 IST

Starving pneumonia-causing bacteria of manganese holds promise for new antibiotics

Melbourne [Australia], August 9 (ANI): A new study by Australian researchers has revealed how the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) obtains the essential nutrient manganese from our bodies, which could lead to better therapies to target the life-threatening, antibiotic-resistant pathogen.

Updated: Aug 09, 2021 18:37 IST

Record-breaking extreme weather events could be outcome of similar underlying mechanisms

Washington [US], August 9 (ANI): During a new study, an international research team examined three extreme events from the past winter to elucidate the mechanisms underlying such swings in temperature and weather.

Updated: Aug 09, 2021 17:48 IST

Here's how toxin sponges protect poisonous frogs, birds from their own poisons

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Stanford University, and the California Academy of Sciences (CAS) researchers drove a new study to uncover how poisonous frogs and birds avoid intoxicating themselves.

Updated: Aug 08, 2021 22:35 IST

Study finds new method for making RNA

Massachusetts [UK], August 8 (ANI): Researchers recently unveiled their discovery of a new process for making RNA. The resulting RNA is purer, more copious and likely to be more cost-effective than any previous process could manage.

Updated: Aug 08, 2021 19:00 IST

Study suggests venom contributed to formation of new fish, insect species

Swansea [UK], August 8 (ANI): Venom contributed to the extraordinary diversity of insects and fishes, the most species-rich invertebrate and vertebrate groups in the animal kingdom, according to the findings of a recent study.

Updated: Aug 08, 2021 18:43 IST

Efficacy, safety of oral drug for anemia treatment associated with kidney disease

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): During a recent study, pooled results from recent clinical trials indicated roxadustat, an oral drug, is an effective treatment for anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease, who do not require dialysis.

Updated: Aug 08, 2021 14:34 IST

Potential biomarker for lung disease in scleroderma patients discovered

Michigan [US], August 7 (ANI): During a recent study, a Michigan Medicine researcher discovered a protein that can predict disease severity for a lung condition that often proves fatal for patients with scleroderma.

Updated: Aug 07, 2021 23:01 IST

New method to detect impact of sea level rise

Canberra [Australia], August 7 (ANI): A new simple, Inexpensive and fast method to analyse sulfur isotopes, which can be used to help investigate chemical changes in environments such as oceans, and freshwater rivers and lakes, has recently been developed by the University of Adelaide scientists.

Updated: Aug 07, 2021 17:12 IST

Study reveals major Atlantic ocean current system might be approaching critical threshold

Potsdam [Germany], August 6 (ANI): A recent study by Germany's Potsdam Institute for Climate Action Research (PIK) has revealed that the major Atlantic ocean current, to which the Gulf stream also belongs, may have been losing stability in the course of the last century.

Updated: Aug 06, 2021 17:17 IST

Research aims to use two CRISPR enzymes to diagnose COVID in 20 minutes

California [US], August 6 (ANI): A research team led by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, is aiming to develop a diagnostic test that is much faster and easier to deploy than the RT-PCR test which is today's gold standard for detecting COVID-19.

Updated: Aug 06, 2021 16:12 IST

Venom contributed to formation of new species of insects, fishes: Study

Swansea [UK], August 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that venom contributed to the extraordinary diversity of insects and fishes, the most species-rich invertebrate and vertebrate groups in the animal kingdom.

Updated: Aug 06, 2021 16:02 IST

Toxin sponges may protect poisonous frogs, birds from their own poisons, study suggests

Washington [US], August 5 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Stanford University, and the California Academy of Sciences (CAS) has uncovered new clues as to how poisonous frogs and birds avoid intoxicating themselves.

Updated: Aug 05, 2021 20:30 IST

Study sheds light on how microbiome bacteria adapt to humans via transmission

Cambridge [UK], August 5 (ANI): The findings of a new research shed light on how beneficial bacteria in the gut microbiome uses different means to transmit from one person to another, which impacts their abundance in the gut and the functions they provide.

Updated: Aug 05, 2021 18:04 IST

Study finds how indoor lighting creates power for rechargeable devices, sensors

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): As more of our devices require recharging of their batteries, researchers are looking to ambient lighting as a potential source of generating small amounts of power for indoor devices.

Updated: Aug 04, 2021 20:05 IST

Batteryless pacemaker could use heart's energy for power: Study

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): The cardiac pacemaker of the future could be powered by the heart itself, according to researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Updated: Aug 04, 2021 20:04 IST

Scientists develop new method to detect impact of sea level rise

Canberra [Australia], August 3 (ANI): University of Adelaide scientists have developed a new simple, inexpensive and fast method to analyse sulfur isotopes, which can be used to help investigate chemical changes in environments such as oceans, and freshwater rivers and lakes.

Updated: Aug 03, 2021 22:34 IST

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