Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Study finds how plants respond to heat stress

Washington: A new study has found that to survive short periods of heat stress, plants activate a molecular pathway called the heat-shock response. The research...

Study finds women are more reluctant than men to ask for deadline extensions

The findings of the study were published in the journal 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences'.

Watch: YouTuber rents helicopter to solve physics question

In a video on his Veritasium channel, which has garnered over two million views so far, Muller read out the scenario outlined in the qualifying exam for the US Physics Olympiad team, before setting out to solve it.

Hubble’s new ‘molten Einstein ring’ image prompts new research

To derive the physical properties of the galaxy, astronomers had to precisely model the effects of the lensing on the galaxy's image.

PM Modi to attend Quad summit, hold bilateral meetings

New York: During his visit to Washington starting on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Quad summit convened by President Joe Biden...

Cats prefer free food rather than working for it: Study

When given the choice between a free meal and performing a task for a meal, cats would prefer the meal that doesn't require much effort.

NASA team develops technique to protect ISS from radiation risk

This measurement established each astronaut's inherent sensitivity to radiation.

Hindi among top five languages spoken by Asian Americans

Nearly two-third of the Asian American population are immigrants, with 52 per cent of Asian American immigrants having limited English proficiency (LEP).

Google will not let users sign in on old Android devices from this date

Google will no longer allow users to sign in on Android devices that run Android 2.3.7 or lower

Opinion: The Indian success story in US

Election of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the US puts spotlight on the increasingly assertive Indian-American community

Historic Northwest heat wave may have killed hundreds

Oregon health officials said late Wednesday more than 60 deaths have been tied to the heat, with the state's largest county, Multnomah, blaming the weather for 45 deaths since the heat wave began Friday.

United Airlines orders 200 more Boeing 737 MAX jets

The largest model in the family, the 737-10 seats up to 230 passengers in a single-class configuration and can fly up to 3,300 miles, according to Boeing.

Continuity of nursing care improves outcomes of dementia patients: Study

Home health care- in which health providers, primarily nurses, visit patients' homes to deliver care- has become a leading source of home- and community-based services caring for people living with dementia.

Music can combat mental fatigue while running

A self-selected playlist helps people to better the benefits of exercise sessions

US economy grew at 6.4% in 2021 Q1

Inflation, meanwhile, is expected to climb to 3.4 per cent by year-end, 1 percentage point up from the March projection.

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