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Devi Sridhar, professor of Global Public Health at the University of Edinburgh, is chairing a new data-driven initiative convened by the Royal Society(Devi Sridhar/Twitter)

Covid-19: Indian-origin experts on new UK data analytics panel

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 02:05 PM IST
Others on the 13-member group include Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan, president of the Royal Society, and Lalita Ramakrishnan, professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Cambridge.
With the help of pioneering work of a 19th-century scientist, researchers have now discovered an unknown type of light wave.(Unsplash)
With the help of pioneering work of a 19th-century scientist, researchers have now discovered an unknown type of light wave.(Unsplash)

Old theories of 19th century scientist aid new light wave discovery

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 02:53 PM IST
With the help of pioneering work of a 19th-century scientist, researchers have now discovered an unknown type of light wave.
The researchers found that smokers felt the innovative approach has the potential to discourage smoking among young people, those starting to smoke and non-smokers.(Unsplash)
The researchers found that smokers felt the innovative approach has the potential to discourage smoking among young people, those starting to smoke and non-smokers.(Unsplash)

Health warnings on each cigarette may help reduce smoking

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 07:04 AM IST
The researchers found that smokers felt the innovative approach has the potential to discourage smoking among young people, those starting to smoke and non-smokers..
Cinema 73 housed in a Karachi garage painted black, seats around 40 and has a movie shown every Sunday at 7.30pm. The first film it showed was Gully Boy.(Photo: Cinema 73)
Cinema 73 housed in a Karachi garage painted black, seats around 40 and has a movie shown every Sunday at 7.30pm. The first film it showed was Gully Boy.(Photo: Cinema 73)

A Karachi artist bridges borders with Gully Boy

Hindustan Times | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 10:15 AM IST
A community cinema in Karachi is using streaming and the internet to screen Indian films, though desi films are barred there now
Human ancestors may have had an advanced knowledge of astronomy as far back as 40,000 years ago, says a study.(Unsplash)
Human ancestors may have had an advanced knowledge of astronomy as far back as 40,000 years ago, says a study.(Unsplash)

How cave art shows that humans understood astronomy 40,000 years ago

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 05:48 PM IST
Some of the world’s oldest cave paintings, found at sites across Europe, reveal that human ancestors may have had an advanced knowledge of astronomy as far back as 40,000 years ago, a study has found.
Ovaries exposed to paracetamol for one week had more than 40% fewer egg-producing cells.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Ovaries exposed to paracetamol for one week had more than 40% fewer egg-producing cells.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Painkillers during pregnancy can hurt even your grand children. Here’s how

ANI | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 12:28 PM IST
Taking painkillers during pregnancy should be strictly avoided, say experts. Now, a new study suggests that taking drugs such as paracetamol could affect the fertility of your future generations, by leaving a mark on the DNA.
Dozens of newly discovered giant dinosaur footprints on a Scottish island are helping to shed light on the Jurassic reptiles’ evolution.(REUTERS)
Dozens of newly discovered giant dinosaur footprints on a Scottish island are helping to shed light on the Jurassic reptiles’ evolution.(REUTERS)

Dinosaur footprints believed to be 170 million-year-old found in Scotland

Press Trust of India, London | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 05:02 PM IST
The footprints, left in a muddy, shallow lagoon, about 170 million years ago in Isle of Skye are helping the researchers build a more accurate picture of an important period in dinosaur evolution. This is the second discovery of such footprints on the Scottish island.
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