Platypus milk may help combat superbugs

A protein present in the milk of the platypus can potentially save thousands of lives by effectively killing superbugs that have (more…)

Biology News

Platypus milk may help combat superbugs

A protein present in the milk of the platypus can potentially save thousands of lives by effectively killing superbugs that have (more…)

CRISPR Treatment Prevents Hearing Loss in Mice

Using molecular scissors wrapped in a greasy delivery package, researchers have disrupted a gene variant that leads to deafness in mice. (more…)

Israeli Researchers Solve a Critical Piece of the Puzzle of Human Deafness

A new Tel Aviv University study solves a critical piece of the puzzle of human deafness by identifying the first group of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in the auditory system. (more…)

Health News

An estimated 25 million Unsafe Abortions Occur Each Year

Worldwide, 25 million unsafe abortions (45% of all abortions) occurred every year between 2010 and 2014, according to a new study by WHO and the Guttmacher Institute published in The Lancet. (more…)

Diphtheria Outbreak Kills 35 in Yemen

As per the World Health Organization (WHO) report a diphtheria outbreak has killed 35 people in war ravaged Yemen. WHO has delivered medicines to tackle an outbreak of diphtheria in Yemen, warning…

Study estimate increase in flu deaths worldwide

According to a study conducted by CDC and published in The Lancet, between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each year (more…)

Global Health News

Diphtheria Outbreak Kills 35 in Yemen

As per the World Health Organization (WHO) report a diphtheria outbreak has killed 35 people in war ravaged Yemen. WHO has delivered medicines…

New polio cases turn back eradication clock: UN

The World Health Organisation has said the confirmation of two new cases of polio in Nigeria was "a disappointing development" (more…)

Technology News

Apple Files Patent for Long-range Wireless Charging

Apple has filed a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office that will…

Now a new app to cure loneliness

Researchers from Lancaster University are exploring whether technology could be the key to tackling the…

Ransomware & Digital Extortion to remain top cybercrime in 2018

Cybersecurity solutions leader Trend Micro predicted an increase in the Internet of Things (IoT) vulnerabilities…

Agriculture News

Study Reveals New Insight into “Immortal” Plant Cells

A new study has revealed an undiscovered reprogramming mechanism that allows plants to maintain fitness…

A New Method to Record Non-diffusive Gas Transport in Plants

Researchers from the University of Granda, Spain have developed a new method which records non-diffusive…

Plants Reprogrammed To Survive Droughts

Crops and other plants are constantly faced with adverse environmental conditions, such as rising temperatures…

Chemistry NEws

New Technique could make Captured Carbon more Valuable

Carbon capture could help the nation's coal plants reduce greenhouse gas emissions, yet economic challenges are (more…)

Diabetes Drug can Cure Breast Cancer

The drug metformin, typically prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes, keeps breast cancer cells from developing multiple drug resistance (MDR)…

Eco-friendly plastic substitute could reduce dependency on fossil fuels: Indian scientists

Indian scientists have created an environmentally-friendly material from renewable natural marine resources that could eventually replace the fossil fuel-derived plastics…

Science Policy News

UCSF Professor wins $3M Breakthrough Prize

Peter Walter, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UC San Francisco, has been named…

Life Style News

Women are naturally more fit than men

Contradicting the assumption that men are more athletic than women, a study has recently found that females (more…)

Social Sciences News

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College students at higher risk of being stalked

College students face a higher risk of being stalked than the general public, says a US-based study. (more…)

Astronmy & Space

NASA’s flying telescope to study Saturn’s moon, comets

NASA has said its flying observatory Sofia is preparing for its 2018 campaign, which will include, among others, (more…)

NASA finds another solar system with eight planets, just like ours

The discovery of an eighth planet circling the distant star Kepler-90 by the University of Texas at Austin (more…)

NASA to Send Astronauts Back to Moon

US President Donald Trump authorized the acting NASA administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. to "lead an innovative space exploration programme…

Mars’ atmosphere well protected from the solar wind

Despite the absence of a global Earth-like magnetic dipole, the Martian atmosphere is well protected from the effects of the…

Voyager 1 Thrusters Fires Up First Time Since 1980

US space agency NASA has said a set of thrusters aboard the Voyager 1 spacecraft, the only human-made (more…)