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US university to collaborate with AIIMS, Kasturba Medical College on genetics

November 08, 2019 1:38 am

Noting that seven out of 10 children with developmental disorders in India do not receive genetic testing, the university said in a media release.

Having pets may lower stress in older adults

April 05, 2019 5:12 pm

Two-thirds of all pet owners, and 78 per cent of dog owners, said their pet helps them be physically active, according to the findings from University of Michigan in the US.

'Omniphobic' coating could keep smartphones, homes grime free

April 12, 2018 9:48 pm

A new study has fuond a coating that could remove stains and grime of smartphones, walls and more.

Artificial intelligence can help protect your personal data: Study

February 19, 2018 7:36 pm

Researchers have created a data protection system based on artificial intelligence, that can help understand how to protect user information from various websites.

Kevlar, component of bulletproof vests, used to develop artificial cartilage

November 16, 2017 6:23 pm

Scientists have developed an artificial cartilage from Kevlar - a material used for making bulletproof vests - that can withstand forces within the body without getting damaged.

Genes that control smoking, nicotine addiction urges found

November 08, 2017 8:07 pm

Scientists have identified a genetic pathway that contributes to nicotine addiction and makes it difficult for smokers to kick the butt.

Laser-based technique can quickly detect explosives

October 02, 2017 4:37 pm

Scientists have developed a laser-based method that can accurately identify chemicals such as explosives and dangerous gases, an advance that can be used in airports security and monitoring environmental pollutants.

ForcePhone software brings iPhone 6s' Force Touch technology to any smartphone

May 30, 2016 9:55 am

ForcePhone software uses a smartphone's microphone and speaker to emit ultrasound covering the 18-24KHz range

Guilty pleasures

December 14, 2014 1:23 am

An apple or a brownie? If you choose the former 100-calorie food over the latter 800-calorie one, how do you quantify the loss of pleasure?

Optimism tied to lower risk of heart failure

April 10, 2014 2:17 pm

The most optimistic people had a 73 per cent reduced risk of heart failure over the follow-up period.