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  • Source of human heartbeat revealed!

    Source of human heartbeat revealed!

    A team of scientists have developed a new way of producing data from three-dimensional (3-D) printed heart models that may help surgeons to see the special cells that enable our hearts to beat. Going forward, these 3-D models with their......

    August 7, 2017
  • Fat shaming doctors may harm obese people mentally, physically

    Fat shaming doctors may harm obese people mentally, physically

    Fat shaming done by health care providers can take a toll on overweight people's physical health and well-being, according to a study. The findings showed that obese people often fall victims to medical discrimination by doctors in the form of......

    August 7, 2017
  • Gene therapy via skin may treat diabetes, obesity

    Gene therapy via skin may treat diabetes, obesity

     new form of gene therapy administered through skin transplants can help improve treatments for Type-2 diabetes and obesity, researchers have claimed. Using CRISPR, researchers from the University of Chicago edited the skin stem cells from newborn mice which prompted the......

    August 5, 2017
  • Most accurate measurement of universe's dark matter unveiled

    Most accurate measurement of universe's dark matter unveiled

    With a survey covering about 1/30th of the entire sky and spanning several billion light-years in extent, scientists have made the most accurate measurement of universe's dark matter. The results support the view that dark matter and dark energy make......

    August 5, 2017
  • Astronomers identify oldest asteroid family

    Astronomers identify oldest asteroid family

    Astronomers have identified the oldest known asteroid family, which extends throughout the inner region of the main asteroid belt. The team also discovered a relatively sparse region of the main asteroid belt, where the few asteroids present are likely pristine......

    August 5, 2017
  • Arthritis drug ignites hope for cancer treatment

    Arthritis drug ignites hope for cancer treatment

    A simple drug used in the treatment of arthritis may provide hope for patients with blood cancer towards an affordable and effective treatment, a study has showed. Polycythemia Vera is a type of blood cancer which causes an overproduction of......

    August 4, 2017
  • Robots may tackle extremist videos better

    Robots may tackle extremist videos better

    Google has said that its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven robots are more accurate than humans in identifying and blocking the extremist videos online. According to a report in The Telegraph on Tuesday, Google claimed that its robots flag three in four......

    August 2, 2017
  • Google's DeepMind creates AI that can 'imagine'

    Google's DeepMind creates AI that can 'imagine'

    Google-owned DeepMind is working on artificial intelligence (AI) that can imagine like humans and handle the unpredictable scenarios in real world. According to a report in Wired on Thursday, DeepMind, that was acquired by Google in 2014, is developing an......

    July 29, 2017
  • Scientists identify link between calcium, cholesterol

    Scientists identify link between calcium, cholesterol

    Researchers have found that calcium -- usually identified with strong bones and teeth -- also plays a key role in moderating cholesterol, a discovery that could pave the way for new ways of treating high blood cholesterol. The findings showed......

    July 27, 2017
  • Colour-changing e-skin developed; can have robotics uses

    Colour-changing e-skin developed; can have robotics uses

     Chinese researchers have developed a user-interactive electronic skin that can change colour -- an ability associated with animals such as chameleons, octopuses and squid. The changes are perceptible to the human eye without much strain. Though science has been able......

    July 27, 2017
  • Squirrels remember problem solving techniques for long

    Squirrels remember problem solving techniques for long

    The humble squirrels can remember problem-solving techniques for long periods and can apply them to new situations, new research has found. The scientists from University of Exeter in Britain found grey squirrels quickly remembered how to solve a problem they......

    July 15, 2017
  • Antarctica was once green, say scientists

    Antarctica was once green, say scientists

    Nearly 300 million years ago, the frozen, inhospitable Antarctica was covered by lush subtropical forests, according to scientists. "That Antarctica was once green is a matter of consensus among scientists, but still unknown to many people," Marcelo Leppe, a paleontologist......

    April 15, 2017
  • Remains of a new pyramid discovered in Egypt

    Remains of a new pyramid discovered in Egypt

    A top antiquities official says an Egyptian excavation team has discovered the remains of a new pyramid that dates back to the 13th Dynasty, some 3700 years ago. The head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Sector, Mahmoud Afifi, said in......

    April 3, 2017