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No, you can't call it the Wuhan virus

The World Health Organisation does not use place names to identify viruses to avoid stigma

08 Feb 2020 10:56 AM

Astronaut Christina Koch set to return after breaking women spaceflight record

She also participated in the first-ever spacewalk by women

06 Feb 2020 9:29 AM

You saw it on WhatsApp right? No, salt water is no good against coronavirus

Science is frantically trying everything, including anti-HIV drugs, against the dreaded virus

04 Feb 2020 2:39 PM

Another giant leap for mankind as astronauts bake first space cookies

The cookies returned to Earth on the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and will undergo testing by food scientists to determine if they are edible.

25 Jan 2020 11:13 AM

People perceive gravity through visual cues

A group of researchers used virtual reality (VR) based experiments to reach this fascinating conclusion.

25 Jan 2020 9:28 AM

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New drug-duo to fight off cancer unveiled

In this study, patients' cancers were sequenced as the disease progressed during treatment.

25 Jan 2020 9:22 AM

First successful treatment for pain using stem cells discovered

The next step for the researchers is to perform extensive safety tests in rodents.

25 Jan 2020 9:13 AM

Understanding highways of human brain

Myelin creates a coaxial cable producing multiple waves of electrical potentials travelling in a more complicated manner.

25 Jan 2020 9:04 AM

Isro unveils robot who will travel to space

Female humanoid ‘Vyom Mitra’ will accompany 3 Indian astronauts for Gaganyaan mission.

23 Jan 2020 7:04 AM

Filipinos turn volcano's ash, plastic trash into bricks

Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive response to their persistent problem.

20 Jan 2020 3:51 PM

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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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