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Smart speaker technology harnessed for hospital medical treatments

Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms, according to new research prese

Eurek Alert 24 Mar 2019 9:30 am

New IR treatment for 'tennis elbow' reduces pain and inflammation without surgery

Tennis elbow, the painful chronic condition that affects up to 3 percent of the US adult population, can be effectively treated through transcatheter arterial embolizatio

Eurek Alert 24 Mar 2019 9:30 am

'It was very close to an abort': How the nerve-wracking final seconds of the Apollo 11 Moon landing unfolded

When the Apollo 11 lunar module descended to the Moon on July 20, 1969, NASA astronaut Charles Duke was tensely monitoring the spacecraft’s nail-biting progress from Mi

Fox News 24 Mar 2019 12:10 am

Urban areas are cooler than non-urban areas during heat waves

Study by IIT-Gandhinagar team suggests that the lack of vegetation cover in summer after crops are harvested in rural areas may be the cause

The Hindu 23 Mar 2019 10:47 pm

Ooty’s muon detection facility measures potential of thundercloud

At 1.3 gigavolts, this cloud had ten times higher potential than the previous record in a cloud

The Hindu 23 Mar 2019 7:59 pm

IIT Guwahati’s bone graft aids extensive bone formation

In 90 days, the silk fibre completely degraded leaving behind a homogeneous bone in rabbits

The Hindu 23 Mar 2019 7:48 pm

Protected areas matter to bumphead parrotfish

Study finds low densities of the fish in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The Hindu 23 Mar 2019 6:37 pm

From Tila Tequila to Andrew Flintoff: Five celebrities who believe earth is flat

Several noted celebrities have also loudly proclaimed that the earth is flat and not spherical in shape.

IBTimes 23 Mar 2019 5:59 pm

World Meteorological Day 2019: The Sun, the Earth and the weather

This year, the day is focusing on the role of the Sun on the Earth and the changing pattern of our climate and weather

DowntoEarth 23 Mar 2019 4:29 pm

Plant scraps key component in making cheap, sustainable jet fuel

Plant scraps key component in making cheap, sustainable jet fuel

Ani News 23 Mar 2019 3:04 pm

Thousands of security flaws found on UK government websites

Investigation uncovers thousands of security vulnerabilities on UK government websites, including the National Archives and the Scottish prosecution service

New Scientist 23 Mar 2019 11:30 am

Race, ethnicity influence fracture risk in people with diabetes

Caucasians and Hispanics with diabetes have a greater risk of fracture compared to those without diabetes, while African Americans with diabetes have little to no additio

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Breast cancer may be likelier to spread to bone with nighttime dim-light exposure

Exposure to dim light at night, which is common in today's lifestyle, may contribute to the spread of breast cancer to the bones, researchers have shown for the first tim

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

In healthy young women, sleep quality varies throughout the menstrual cycle

Young women are more likely to experience sleep disruption in the days leading up to their menstrual period, according to a new study that will be presented Saturday at E

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Bisphosphonates increasingly prescribed to the women most likely to benefit

In recent years, women who start taking bisphosphonates (BPs) to treat osteoporosis and prevent fracture have trended from younger to older and from having osteopenia to

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

CPAP machine improves weight loss in dieting adults with obesity, sleep apnea

When trying to lose weight by cutting calories, people who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in addition to obesity can lose more weight if they treat their sleep disord

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers from Italy and the United States report. The results of

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Obesity may play role in reproductive problems in women with type 1 diabetes

Obesity may play a role in reproductive problems in women with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine So

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Eating later in the day may be associated with obesity

Eating later in the day may contribute to weight gain, according to a new study to be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orlea

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Levothyroxine treatment in women with thyroid antibodies may not increase live birth rate

Treating women with thyroid antibodies but a normal thyroid function with a medicine called Levothyroxine does not make them more likely to deliver a live baby, new resea

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

New evidence on the role of the gut microbiome in improving human health

The gut microbiome is one of the fastest moving areas of science today. Twenty-three new abstracts highlighting the most cutting-edge advances in gut microbiome research

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

A1c test misses many cases of diabetes

Using the hemoglobin A1c blood test to diagnose diabetes tends to underestimate the prevalence of the disease, according to a new study to be presented Saturday, March 23

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Older adults with type 1 diabetes often not aware of hypoglycemia

Older adults with type 1 diabetes typically have low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, for more than an hour a day, suggests research to be presented Monday, March 25, at END

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

New hybrid closed loop insulin pump proves hard to use for some patients with diabetes

Among first-time users of a new insulin pump that automatically delivers insulin to people with type 1 diabetes, nearly one-fifth stopped using the device, primarily beca

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Improved PCOS symptoms correlate with gut bacterial composition

Symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) improved with exposure to healthy bacteria in the gut, according to a study in a mouse model of this common women's endocrine

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Sperm DNA damage may contribute to repeat miscarriages

Some cases of recurrent pregnancy loss may be caused by sperm DNA damage in the male partner, rather than by a problem in affected women, according to research to be pres

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Ovary function is preserved in transgender men at one year of testosterone therapy

Transgender men preserve their fertility potential even after one year of treatment with the male hormone testosterone, according to a study that will be presented Saturd

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Treating diabetes in older adults requires simpler medication regimens, looser glycemic targets

Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications, according to a

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Key evidence associating hydrophobicity with effective acid catalysis

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have shown that the tunable hydrophobic nature of dense siloxane gels is strongly correlated with their catalytic activity,

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Breakthrough in air purification with a catalyst that works at room temperature

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have shown that a newly engineered catalyst made of gold nanoparticles supported on a metal oxide framework shows breakdown

Eurek Alert 23 Mar 2019 9:30 am

Albino penguin revealed at Polish zoo: report

Anyone visiting the Gdansk Zoo in Poland reportedly now has the opportunity to observe an uncommon creature – an albino penguin.

Fox News 23 Mar 2019 7:56 am

World’s fastest shark endangered, 17 other species almost extinct, conservationists say

The world’s fastest shark is now an endangered species, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Fox News 23 Mar 2019 5:30 am

Scientists 'reverse' alcoholism in rats by shooting lasers at part of their brains

Scientists may have discovered a way to “reverse” alcoholism in rats.

Fox News 23 Mar 2019 2:28 am

'Great Escape' POW’s incredible WWII diary surfaces, sold at auction

The remarkable diary of a Royal Air Force officer who played a part in the famous “Great Escape” breakout from the Stalag Luft III POW camp has been sold at auction i

Fox News 23 Mar 2019 1:09 am

Scientists study biochemical blood parameters of Indian adolescents

Normative range described in paper published in PLOS ONE

The Hindu 23 Mar 2019 12:07 am

Striking NASA picture shows Jupiter's storms in stunning detail

NASA has released an incredible image of Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot and swirling storms in the planet’s southern hemisphere.

Fox News 22 Mar 2019 11:05 pm

NASA wants to explore Neptune’s moon Triton – solar system’s coldest object ‘may have ocean harboring ..

NASA is planning a mission to the coldest known object in our solar system in its hunt for alien life.

Fox News 22 Mar 2019 10:39 pm

Coming, a law to empower forest staff

Draft sent to key State forest officers for comments; not made public yet

The Hindu 22 Mar 2019 10:15 pm

520 million-year-old terrorizing sea creature had 18 tentacles to kill its prey

The fossil of a 520-million-year-old ancient sea creature that had 18 tentacles has been found in China, a discovery that has stunned researchers.

Fox News 22 Mar 2019 9:36 pm

Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

Scientists are closing in on a way to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fertility and the proof is the first monkey b

The Hindu 22 Mar 2019 9:26 pm

We need to act NOW: UN climate change body turns 25

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change celebrated its 25th anniversary on 21 March, 2019. Here's what UN Climate Change Executive Secreta

DowntoEarth 22 Mar 2019 9:15 pm

Melting Mount Everest glaciers reveal dead climbers' bodies: report

Melting glaciers on Mount Everest are revealing the bodies of dead climbers, sparking concern from the organizers of expeditions to the famous peak, according to the BBC.

Fox News 22 Mar 2019 9:14 pm

Beware of office mugs: It may contain fecal matter which is not yours

The research report revealed that more than 25 percent of employees in an office often fail to wash hands properly after coming out of the loo

IBTimes 22 Mar 2019 7:24 pm

Researcher claims alien spaceship visited ISS, says NASA is involved in cover-up

The self-proclaimed researcher alleged that alien spaceships used to visit the International Space Station regularly.

IBTimes 22 Mar 2019 7:05 pm

This is what went down on the World Water Day in Visakhapatnam

A few organisations in the city are making a fervent plea to the people to make every drop count

The Hindu 22 Mar 2019 5:45 pm

Visakhapatnam-based techie makes a water drone to save people from drowning

Saif Sea, a city-based technology start-up, has developed a water drone to save people from drowning

The Hindu 22 Mar 2019 5:28 pm

Facebook stored millions of passwords unprotected

Facebook says it stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text for years. But it says there is no evidence that employees abused access

The Hindu 22 Mar 2019 4:43 pm

It’s a frog! It’s a squirrel! It’s a drongo

The racket-tailed drongos are great mimics and make good use of the skill

The Hindu 22 Mar 2019 4:15 pm

Africa Climate Week: Cyclone Idai highlights urgent need of climate finance

The cyclone is already being touted as one of the worst natural disasters in the southern hemisphere

DowntoEarth 22 Mar 2019 2:19 pm

The Hindu Science Quiz: Of bacteria and other microorganisms

Taste science! Take this quiz!

The Hindu 22 Mar 2019 1:53 pm