First detected in Karnataka only in May this year, the fall armyworm, a native of the Americas, has already spread as far
Scientists have discovered what happens when you give the party drug MDMA to an octopus, and say the animals surprising reaction has “ama
The children were aged between six and 12-years-old and were admitted to Maharishi Valmiki Infectious Disease Hospital.
Medieval legends claim that Pope Joan was the first and only female pope.
There are plenty of challenges to putting people on Mars, whether you look at the rocket, the astronaut or the planet itself.
Adversarial images that trick computers into seeing what isn’t there are a big problem for AI – but mimicking human perception might pr
Four factors — above normal rainfall, extreme rainfall events, over 90% reservoir storage before the rains, and unpreced
A small robot could travel through your gut and collect mucus in a vacuum bag to help make diagnosing stomach diseases safer and less pai
Apple orchards are travelling up the mountains in Sikkim and elsewhere in the Himalayas, as climate change makes the lower slopes too warm
Preliminary results from a phase I clinical trial have demonstrated the safety and tolerability of a cell therapy involving the ex vivo exp
A small study shows that business managers and staff -- such as those running coffee shops and fast-food restaurants -- can be trained to r
The time until a first attempt at defibrillation in pediatric patients who experienced cardiac arrest in the hospital wasn't associated w
More than 450,000 children visit emergency departments every year because of head trauma and many will undergo head computed tomography (CT
A series of illustrations and charts designed as decision aids for parents of children with minor head injuries helped them communicate wit
A therapeutic vaccine can boost antibodies and T cells, helping them infiltrate tumors and fight off human papillomavirus (HPV)-related hea
Genomic screening of more than 50,000 people shows that more than 80 percent of those who carry an identifiable genetic risk for breast, ov
A recent study reveals that deep convolutional neural networks can significantly improve the efficiency of discrimination between neutrinol
New research from USC has uncovered a previously unknown genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The study provi
Combining multiple poor quality CCTV images into a single, computer-enhanced composite could improve the accuracy of facial recognition sys
Diabetes is not the only disease on which insulin has an effect, it appears. In a new study that involved tests on mice researchers from th
Babies born before their due date show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula, a study from the University of Ed
Fast-breeding zebrafish, combined with fluorescent tagging, could be a powerful way to find new cancer drugs. This study tested >3,800 drug
Lyme borreliosis is a disease caused by bacteria of the genus Borrelia that are transmitted by a bite from a tick of the genus Ixodes. Scie
An international team of researchers consisting of scientists from NUST MISIS and TU Dortmund University has developed a technology to stud
The earliest predators appeared on Earth 480 million years ago -- and they even had teeth which were capable of repairing themselves. A tea
In cooperation of scientists from Estonia, Finland and Brazil 20 new species of gnat were found in Brazilian Atlantic Forest.
Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17 percent, according to
A new study has shed light on the mechanisms underlying the progression of prion diseases and identified a potential target for treatment.
New research uncovers Sunoco's decade-long effort to cleanup legacy contamination at the East Coast's oldest and largest petroleum refinery
Artificial light at night also makes guppies more courageous during the day, according to a behavioural study led by researchers from the L
Researchers learn more about the relationship between sexual behavior, function, and cognition (people's ability to think and make decision
By making a neural-network computer model that can be fooled by optical illusions like humans, the researchers advanced knowledge of the hu
A new MIT study reports that Volkswagen is not the only auto manufacturer to make diesel cars that produce vastly more emissions on the roa
In a new study, researchers focused on one of the most common caregiving arrangements: daughters between the ages of 40 and 70 who were lik
Researchers from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and physicians from Spectrum Health have identified for the first time
NASA's continued quest to explore our solar system and beyond received a boost of new information this week with three key missions proving
Infants born prematurely face challenges in developing the complex, interrelated skills needed for effective feeding. An assessment called
The internet of things (IoT) is allowing scientists to optimize laboratory operations and combine instruments to measure and respond to com
A new outbreak of a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, has been identified in contact lens wearers in a new study
In a study of 1,978 older adults publishing Sept. 21, 2018, in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers at Duke Health and the Duke Clin
Researchers from the University of Oxford's Department of Zoology have demonstrated pre-clinical success for a universal flu vaccine in a n
Burning wood or coal to cook food is associated with increased risk of hospitalization or dying from respiratory diseases, according to new
Biospeleologist Shabuddin Shaik has to his credit the discovery of 40 new cave fauna species
Archaeologists have unlocked the secrets of an amazing 1,500-year-old altar discovered at a Maya temple deep in the Guatemalan jungle.
According to sources, eight lions died owing to infections, one due to food poisoning and three due to infighting.
In a first, Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary recorded 98,532 birds this year; presence of water bodies make their stay comfortab
Faculty at the University and Richmond are being credited for rescuing nearly 70,000 bees after a tornado Monday took down a tree near the
An enormous ice sheet is at risk of melting even if temperatures rise by just 2°C, potentially sparking major climate chaos.