UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 11:54 AM IST
The faculty of health and medical sciences from the University of Copenhagen have developed a ground-breaking technique that can assist to disentangle the secrets of the human intestinal microbes.
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 10:11 PM IST
The World Health Organisation said in November that deaths from malaria due to disruption during the coronavirus pandemic to services designed to tackle the mosquito-borne disease will far exceed those killed by Covid-19 in sub-Saharan Africa.
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Scientists from Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology describe how the plants produce defensive toxins without harming themselves and the exact mode of action of diterpene glycosides in wild tobacco.
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 06:32 PM IST
A team of scientists and doctors from the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have developed a DNA test which they claim will quickly identify secondary infections in Covid-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on ventilation.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 10:52 AM IST
According to the findings of the new study researchers have identified a promising new model in order to study the human aging process.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 10:23 AM IST
Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Earth's global average surface temperature in 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year on record, according to an analysis by NASA.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:07 AM IST
The team called it quits following one last unsuccessful attempt over the weekend to burrow deep into Mars.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 06:11 PM IST
A team of researchers from the University of Warwick has pinpointed the three days when pregnancy sickness, characterised by nausea and vomiting, is most likely to start.
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 05:40 PM IST
The combined effectiveness of three Covid prevention strategies on college campuses, mask wearing, social distancing, and routine testing, are effective in preventing coronavirus infections as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a study.
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 12:43 PM IST
A study led by researchers at Ohio State University highlights an unfortunate truth about the use of mechanical ventilation to save the lives of patients in respiratory distress, that the pressure used to inflate the lungs is likely to cause further lung damage.
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 11:49 AM IST
Researchers from the Northwestern University claims that Covid-19 pneumonia spreads like multiple wildfires, leaving destroyed lung tissue in its wake.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 08:44 AM IST
Called ‘hot fire,’ this is the final test of an 8-part test series which will gradually bring together the core stage of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) to life for the very first time.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 11:57 PM IST
Climate change, insecticides, herbicides, light pollution, invasive species and changes in agriculture and land use are causing Earth to lose probably 1% to 2% of its insects each year.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:04 PM IST
While working with mice, researchers have recently identified an immune system cell that travels from the gut to the brain and attacks cells rather than protect them as it normally does.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 05:56 PM IST
Hundreds of cancer patients have benefitted from using computer algorithms to manage their symptoms and improve their wellbeing in a unique UK trial.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 05:28 PM IST
How the larvae of colourful clownfish that live among coral reefs in the Philippines are dispersed varies widely, depending on the year and seasons - a Rutgers-led finding that could help scientists improve conservation of species.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:57 AM IST
A research team has recently determined that the "Immune only" focus of the current research must be updated to better understand autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:33 AM IST
New research by the University of Bristol explained how a 'stop-start' pattern of evolution, governed by environmental change, could explain why crocodiles have changed so little since the age of the dinosaurs.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 09:36 PM IST
A study published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society examines whether the later respiratory problems, fatigue and ill health are associated with the Covid-19 virus's initial severity.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 04:35 PM IST
After defining extensive cellular heterogeneity, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center developed a tool that might be useful in stratifying patients with gastric cancer and directing them for more effective treatment strategies.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 03:58 PM IST
The four test pilots of the Indian Air Force, chosen for India's first manned mission to space, have been undergoing training at the Yu.A. Gagarin Research and Test Cosmonaut Training Centre near Moscow since February last year.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 03:12 PM IST
Wearing cooling vests during a Covid-19 shift ensures that nurses experience less heat during their work, suggests the findings of a novel study.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 11:27 AM IST
Researchers during a new study have found how some microbes can stand up to a toxic metal. This has led towards opening the door for its applications in recycling and remediation.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:15 PM IST
The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS) in Paris announced in July last year that no “leap second” would be added to the world’s official timekeeping in December 2020.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 07:56 PM IST
Hawking’s books made his field of science understandable and accessible to everyone. A Brief History of Time and The Theory of Everything were instant hits among science enthusiasts and casual readers alike. His theory on black holes is considered to be his greatest work. His final paper was called ‘Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair’.
By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Melbourne [Australia]
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:47 PM IST
A Swinburne University of Technology led team has demonstrated the world’s fastest and most powerful optical neuromorphic processor for artificial intelligence.
By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Georgia
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 02:34 PM IST
The Journal of the American Chemical Society published a description of the nanomaterial which in sheet form is 10,000 times thinner than the width of a human hair, is made of synthetic collagen. Naturally, occurring collagen is the most abundant protein in humans, making the new material intrinsically biocompatible.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:28 AM IST
NIH scientists are studying whether Covid-19 vaccines will provide the same level of protection against new strains of the virus as they do against earlier strains.
By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:01 PM IST
Lithium is considered the gold standard for treating bipolar disorder (BD), but nearly 70 per cent of people with BD don’t respond to it. This leaves them at risk for debilitating, potentially life-threatening mood swings.
By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Boston
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 03:14 PM IST
Antibiotics are not necessary for patients after most routine endoscopic sinus surgeries despite the common practice to prescribe them, according to a team led by researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.