A female elephant was killed while an elephant cub was severely injured after being mowed down by a speeding express train at Lumding in Assams Hojai district. The train,
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In a new study, a team of researchers has shown that, when given in a formulation that facilitates passage to the brain, lithium in doses up to 400 times lower than what
26-year-old Patryk Kucza from St Lawrence is cycling 120 kms daily to raise awareness about conservation of threatened wildlife species across the globe. Patryk, who on S
Sauropod dinosaurs grew to 25 metres or more in length and weighed several tonnes but footprints in Texas seem to suggest they sometimes walked on just two legs
An earthquake initially measured at magnitude 4.6 struck near Barstow, Calif., on Friday night, followed by two aftershocks, according to reports.
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The DNA molecule inside the nucleus of any human cell is more than six feet long. To fit into such a small space, it must fold into precise loops that also govern how gen
Halide perovskites have garnered attention because they're highly efficient at capturing energy in solar cells and efficient emitters in diodes. But researchers failed at
Individuals with a history of early life adversity (ELA) are disproportionately prone to opioid addiction. A new study reveals why. The study examines how early adversiti
Archaeologists have unearthed stunning rock carvings showing an Assyrian king paying tribute to his gods with a procession of mythical creatures.
Saturn'smoon Enceladus has an even better chance of supporting extraterrestrial life than previously thought:researchers have discovered its oceans are more complex than
A short walk from where she spent the week rubbing shoulders with world leaders, Greta Thunberg showed solidarity with the climate strikers of Davos on the last day of th
Within months researchers will attempt to create a ball of plasma hotter than the sun inside the Joint European Torus, a doughnut-shaped machine in south-east England
If making headlines and drawing flak is a measure of success at Davos, then Greta Thunberg probably came out on top of this year's edition of the Alpine business-meets-po
The turnover in global emissions trading hit a record high last year of $214 billion as prices rose on current or expected stricter regulation, research by Refinitiv show
Upholding the Tamil Nadu government’s 2010 order, which notified the Nilgiris Elephant Corridor, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said, “that man should give wa
The Roman city of Pompeii was devastated following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., resulting in the deaths of approximately 2,000 people. A new study, however,
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An AI based on deepfake technology can translate videos of a person speaking in one language into another. In future it could help people who dont speak the same language
A study has found that taking Viagra at the beginning of labour increases blood flow to the baby and halves the chance of needing an emergency c- section
Europe's weather is expected be milder than normal from February to April, especially in eastern Europe and in western Russia, The Weather Company said on Friday.
Children slip by on their cross-country skis, skidding around on artificial snow sprayed out onto on the otherwise bare ground by six huge blowing machines in Norway's Oe
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere this year is likely to show one of the largest annual rises since measurements began in 1958, partly fueled by Austr
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Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp is co-operating with the Dutch authorities over their findings its diesel vehicles had broken the country's emissions rules, and it is required
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A shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.5 struck near Karakenja in Tajikistan on Friday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
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An air tanker that crashed in Australia on Thursday killing three U.S. firefighters dropped fire retardant shortly before the fatal accident, the Australian Transport Saf
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A new study published on Jan. 24, 2020, in the journal Toxics provides important insight into the recent lung intoxication epidemic referred to as 'e-cigarette or vaping
Taking a thin film common in cell phone touchscreens, researchers have used liquid metal chemistry to shrink it from 3D to 2D. The ultra-thin and ultra-flexible electroni
To mitigate climate change and safeguard ecosystems, we need to make drastic changes in our consumption and transport behaviors. A new IIASA study shows how even minor ch
A remarkable new species of meat-eating dinosaur, Allosaurus jimmadseni, was unveiled at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The huge carnivore inhabited the flood plains
Family caregivers usually are not asked by health care workers about needing support in managing older adults' care, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns
While it's known that weight 'self-stigma' is associated with poor mental and physical health, little is known about how to help people combat it. Now, in a first-of-its-
Biomedical data scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown that the number of genes a cell uses to make RNA is a reliable indicator of how develo
A new technique for systematically surveying proteins on the outer surface of cells, which act like molecular social cues to guide cell-cell interactions and assembly int
The adoption of wearable electronics has so far been limited by their need to derive power from bulky, rigid batteries that reduce comfort and may present safety hazards
A new study published in Seizure gives insight into the short-term outcome of patients treated for status epilepticus in Kuopio University Hospital in Finland. The resear
The impact of the tobacco display ban on young people's attitudes to smoking has been analysed by University of Stirling experts.
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