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Brain diseases influence speaking ability, study shows

Patients with language impairment due to Dementia have shown signs of reading and speech inefficiency, according to recent research.

13 Jan 2020 4:57 PM

One billion animals killed or imperilled by Australian fires, says expert

As per new estimates by University of Sydney, over one billion animals may have lost their lives or put in peril by the ongoing fires there.

13 Jan 2020 12:18 PM

Map of Milky Way Galaxy reveals presence of stellar nurseries wave

The newly developed three-dimensional map shows Earth's galactic neighborhood in a new light & is opening the door to some major discoveries

10 Jan 2020 9:25 PM

Astronomers measure expansion rate of Universe

Astronomers have measured the expansion rate of the universe using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

10 Jan 2020 8:37 PM

Study suggests 'goldilocks stars' are best places to look for life

Astronomers are looking for planets in the habitable zone of stars which is often called 'goldilocks zone'.

10 Jan 2020 6:05 PM

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Deforestation changing the way monkeys communicate

Researchers have found that the vocal patterns of Howler monkeys seem to differ in response to different types of forest edge areas.

10 Jan 2020 5:43 PM

NASA's Webb telescope may be used to identify planets with oxygen: Study

In a recent study, scientists have found that oxygen molecules collide to produce a strong signal which Webb could detect.

08 Jan 2020 5:16 PM

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet with habitable conditions within 100 light years

Astronomers have made sure of the planet's potential with the help of the space research organization's Spitzer Space Telescope.

08 Jan 2020 3:51 PM

Study allows artificial neural connection to regain control of paralysed hand

The study showed an ANC successfully allowing a new cortical site to regain control of a paralysed hand within minutes.

08 Jan 2020 3:34 PM

Study suggests feasibility of treating encephalopathy with gene therapy

Researchers demonstrated the effectiveness of the direct delivery of gene therapy by delivering it into the brain of a mouse.

07 Jan 2020 5:55 PM

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Study focuses on new method for boosting learning of mathematics

Scientists have developed an intervention to promote the learning of maths in school named ACE-ArithmEcole.

07 Jan 2020 4:03 PM

Study explains how brain balances pleasure and pain

As brains take in information about the world & use it to steer the actions, the two mentioned above are key principles that guide choices.

07 Jan 2020 3:53 PM

Radical treatment of oral infection is not necessary before stem cell transplantation, says study

A study was conducted by the researchers of the University of Helsinki and was published in the journal - PLOS ONE on the matter.

07 Jan 2020 3:37 PM

Berry juice beneficial for patients suffering from hypertension: Study

Several studies have suggested that food items rich in polyphenol can help in reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

07 Jan 2020 2:24 PM

Mediterranean diet can preserve transplanted kidneys, suggests study

The study took accounts from 632 adult kidney transplant recipients with atleast an year old functioning donor kidney over roughlyf 5 years.

07 Jan 2020 11:52 AM

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Researchers build annoying indestructible robotic insects

Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have developed robotic insects that survive fly swatter hits.

03 Jan 2020 12:45 PM

Gold artifacts found in Bronze Age tombs could shed new light on Greek civilisation

Archaeologists have found engaved gold jewellery and gold artifacts in two Bronze Age tombs in Greece that show rare symbols.

19 Dec 2019 3:49 PM

Lights on fishnets can save turtles, dolphins: Study

LED lights along the top of floating gillnets cut accidental 'bycatch' of sea turtles by over 70 per cent & small cetaceans by 66 per cent.

16 Dec 2019 1:09 PM

NASA to launch rover 'MARS 2020' next year

'Curiosity' won't be NASA's only active Mars rover for much longer as in next summer, 'Mars 2020' will be headed for the Red Planet.

12 Dec 2019 4:03 PM

Model predict dynamics of glassy materials on local degree of atomic structural order

They showed how this theory greatly improves our understanding of how glassy liquids become more viscous on cooling.

07 Dec 2019 3:00 PM

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