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Tweeting in cities lower than expected: Study

February 21, 2018 7:09 pm

A study examining telecommunication activity found that city dwellers spend lesser time tweeting than previously expecting.

Mantis shrimp-inspired camera developed to help detect cancer early

October 16, 2017 7:37 pm

Scientists have developed an ultra-sensitive camera that mimics the eye of the mantis shrimp and can potentially improve early cancer detection.

Scientists develop low-cost crawling robot using origami technique

August 28, 2017 7:48 pm

Origami (Japanese paper folding technique) towers couple their expansion and contraction to longitudinal and rotational motion, similar to a screw, and they used buckling instabilities to accomplish a large-stroke snapping motion from small inputs.

High cholesterol can cause cancer

July 16, 2014 3:14 pm

Overactivity of signalling pathway in mature cells is a major driver in the development of cancer.

Ming Dynasty Chinese coin found in Kenya

March 16, 2013 1:40 pm

The emperor's name is written on the coin,making it easy to date.

Physical architecture of intelligence in brain 'mapped'

April 11, 2012 5:37 pm

Scientists claim to have mapped the physical architecture of intelligence in the brain.

New treatment for diabetes on the anvil?

January 10, 2012 4:13 pm

Scientists claim that a new treatment to cure Type 1 diabetes is on the anvil.

Tracking vital signs with device as thin as a tattoo

September 05, 2011 12:40 am

Health: Epidermal electronics may enable medical monitoring anywhere,radio transmitter eliminates neeD for wires.

Sweet drinks widely available in schools

November 02, 2010 6:13 pm

Public elementary school students in US have more outlets to buy unhealthy beverages at school.

Grass could be bioenergy crop of the future,say Indian-origin scientists

November 02, 2010 3:43 pm

Researchers at the University of Illinois have completed the first extensive geographic yield.