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Hyderabad: CCMB online Open Day from September 23

Hyderabad: The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) is organising its annual Open Day celebrations online between September 23 and 26. The four-day...

This world’s whitest paint can be more powerful than an AC, say scientists

The whitest paint in the world created in a lab at Purdue University has now made it into the Guinness World Records. Yes, the...

Indian scientists repair aero-engine components through 3D printing

The scientists indigenously prepared the powders suitable for the additive manufacturing process.

Genome Foundation, FABA team up for training programme

Hyderabad: Hyderabad-based Genome Foundation has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA), Hyderabad, to provide training...

Delhi Public School: Learning life lessons at Human Library

The students were indeed enriched with the life stories and journey of these esteemed people who had braved all odds to become successful in life, the school said.

Scientists develop AI model to detect gravitational waves

The production-scale framework indicates that AI models could be as sensitive as traditional template matching algorithms, but orders of magnitude faster.

Venus too dry to support life, says study

Life as we know it on Earth is impossible on Venus due to the lack of water in its atmosphere. Read more details of the new study on possibility of life on this planet…

Research suggests prioritized vaccination strategies for organ transplant recipients

The authors note that this presents challenges at both the individual and population levels, since current vaccine protocols may not provide adequate protection to immunosuppressed patients

Stem cell researchers find key building block to make mini-kidneys

Zhongwei Li and his colleagues describe how they can generate rudimentary kidney structures, known as organoids, that resemble the collecting duct system that helps maintain the body's fluid and pH balance by concentrating and transporting urine.

Scientists identify mechanism linking traumatic brain injury to neurodegenerative disease

The results could aid the development of treatments that halt the progression of cell damage after brain injury, which can otherwise lead to neurological diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Scientists find dangerous chemical pollutants in disposable face masks

The research reveals high levels of pollutants, including lead, antimony, and copper, within the silicon-based and plastic fibres of common disposable face masks.

Scientists find 27K suspected barrels of toxic DDT on ocean floor near LA

The report said that a team from University of California San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography used two deep-sea robots to map more than 36,000 acres (145.7 square kilometers)

Hidden air pollutants on the rise in cities in India, UK: Study

Researchers used a long record of data gathered by space-based instruments to estimate trends in a range of air pollutants for 2005 to 2018, timed to coincide with well-established air quality policies in the UK

This is how highly infectious Covid variant gets neutralised

Large-scale supercomputer simulations at the atomic level showed that the dominant "G form" variant of the Covid-19 causing virus is more infectious partly.

‘Modern humans mixed regularly with Neanderthals in Europe’

In the first study, Mateja Hajdinjak and team from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany, examined oldest tooth and fragmentary remains of three individuals from Bacho Kiro Cave

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