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  • Scientists discover different effects of morning, evening exercise

    Scientists discover different effects of morning, evening exercise

    The result is an 'Atlas of Exercise Metabolism' - a comprehensive map of exercise-induced signalling molecules present in different tissues following exercise at different times of the day.

    January 14, 2022
  • The perils of denying science

    The perils of denying science

    A 2021 international study found that 80 per cent of individuals are indeed willing to make changes in how they live and work to help reduce the effects of climate change.

    January 11, 2022
  • Parent’s genes can influence a child’s educational success: Study

    Parent’s genes can influence a child’s educational success: Study

    "This study illustrates how complex the relationship between genes and the environment is. Although our study uses genetic methods, it provides strong evidence that, as well as genetics, the environment matters when we talk about education," Pingault added.

    January 10, 2022
  • High-fiber diet associated with improved response to immunotherapy in melanoma patients

    High-fiber diet associated with improved response to immunotherapy in melanoma patients

    The findings of the study were published in the journal Science. The benefit was most noticeable in patients who did not take commercially available probiotic supplements. Parallel pre-clinical studies supported the observational findings.

    January 4, 2022
  • How does music affect your intelligence

    How does music affect your intelligence

    Music can convey profound emotions that would be difficult to describe in words. In addition to music being an art form, any form of communication is partly musical and can be said to have musicality.

    December 29, 2021
  • Visuals increase attention, scientists explain why

    Visuals increase attention, scientists explain why

    Scientists report that norepinephrine, a fundamental chemical for brain performance, is locally regulated in a brain region called the visual cortex.

    December 22, 2021
  • Hubble Telescope snaps a doomed star’s destruction

    Hubble Telescope snaps a doomed star’s destruction

    Hubble's data, combined with other observations of the doomed star from space- and ground-based telescopes, may give astronomers an early warning.

    October 28, 2021
  • Researchers flag lack of gender diversity in science Nobels

    Researchers flag lack of gender diversity in science Nobels

    However, it is not the first time where women have been underrepresented at the science Nobels. So far, more than 600 Nobels have been awarded in scientific disciplines, but just 23 have gone to women.

    October 11, 2021
  • Science Museum opened in Manipur’s Chandel

    Science Museum opened in Manipur’s Chandel

    The Autonomous Institute of Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) established the 'Science Museum' at Maha Union Government School, Japhou, Chandel.

    August 14, 2021
  • Covidnama

    Covidnama

    Science has progressed at an astonishing pace during the pandemic. Six months ago, there were a handful of vaccine candidates in clinical trials. Today, 13 vaccines have been approved and 29 are in Phase 2 or 3 trials. Despite the incredible achievement of proceeding from scratch to having so many approved vaccines within a year, the final challenge remains: producing enough doses to vaccinate the world's population, and distributing vaccines in a fair and equitable manner because till everyone is vaccinated the danger of recurrence of coronavirus would not be over.

    April 28, 2021
  • ISRO invites scientific research proposals on AstroSat data

    ISRO invites scientific research proposals on AstroSat data

    Five Scientific payloads were flown onboard AstroSat. The multi-wavelength observations started six months after the launch and provides world-class data from Ultraviolet to High Energy X-rays.

    April 20, 2021
  • People trust computers more than humans: Study

    People trust computers more than humans: Study

    "Algorithms are able to do a huge number of tasks and the number of tasks that they are able to do is expanding practically every day," said researcher Eric Bogert from the University of Georgia.

    April 19, 2021
  • Once scorned, AI now buzzword for humanity

    Once scorned, AI now buzzword for humanity

    The book brings forth a compelling narrative that does not only put into perspective what AI means to us humans, but also tells a definitive story of how a project confined to the fringes of scientific community became a buzzword for humanity.

    March 23, 2021
  • Study reveals motion sickness severity

    Study reveals motion sickness severity

    "As we tested sensitivity to sensory cues, a robust relationship emerged. It was clear that the greater an individual's sensitivity to motion parallax cues, the more severe the motion sickness symptoms."

    March 10, 2021
  • NASA’s first Mars sample collection mission prepares to land

    NASA’s first Mars sample collection mission prepares to land

    The Perseverance rover, NASA's most sophisticated rover yet, will try to land at the Red Planet's Jezero Crater.

    February 16, 2021
  • UK variant of Covid will ‘sweep the world’, says scientist

    UK variant of Covid will ‘sweep the world’, says scientist

    "The new variant has 'swept the country' and 'it's going to sweep the world, in all probability'," Sharon Peacock, Director of Covid-19 Genomics UK (Cog-UK) told the BBC.

    February 11, 2021
  • Antarctica’s ice melt isn’t consistent: Study

    Antarctica’s ice melt isn’t consistent: Study

    "The ice sheet is not changing with a constant rate -- it's more complicated than a linear change."

    February 2, 2021