New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In a discovery that is paving the way for the diagnosis and treatment of a rare genetic disorder related to the brain’s functioning, a team of researchers has identified the causative gene behind the disease, which delays development of motor activities in children. The study [...]
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) People in Delhi can soon find out the dose of ultraviolet (UV) rays they are exposed to every...
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow believes there is a pressing need to hold an international conference on a...
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed a remedy for grey hair and a skin condition called vitiligo, a study...
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The US Air Force announced its X-51A Waverider aircraft has achieved the longest hypersonic flight in history, flying for three and a half minutes on scramjet power at more than five times the speed of sound. The final flight of the unmanned aircraft built by Boeing [...]Read more ›
Washington, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first airplane that can fly both day and night powered exclusively by the sun’s rays has taken off from California in the first stage of an attempt to fly across the US without using any fuel. The solar-powered plane, dubbed Solar Impulse, set off [...]Read more ›
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian researcher has claimed to have discovered fragments of the largest celestial body to hit the Earth in recorded history – in 1908 -though he has waited for 23 years before going public with the findings. Three stones found by Andrei Zlobin of the [...]Read more ›
San Diego, May 3 (IANS) Scientists have shown that certain proteins in plants that function as transporters can help solve global fuel and food problems, a study says. New discoveries of the way plants transport important substances across their biological membranes to resist toxic metals and pests, increase salt and [...]Read more ›
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS) Researchers have come up with an experimental drug capable of preventing lung injury and death from influenza virus, says a study. The drug Eritoran has shown promise in treating influenza, preventing lung injury and death from the virus in preclinical studies, reported Science Daily, citing [...]Read more ›
Houston, May 3 (IANS) Scientists have shed light on the deadly Ebola virus’s mechanism of disrupting the immune system of patients, says a study. Researchers have discovered the mechanism behind one of the Ebola virus’ most dangerous attributes: Its ability to disarm the adaptive immune system. University of Texas Medical [...]Read more ›