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EDM icon Afrojack to make fans groove at OnePlus AI Music Festival
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Global technology brand OnePlus on Friday announced the ‘OnePlus AI Music Festival’, a multi-genre musical extravaganza for its ever-growing Indian community. The unique community-focused event will be held at the Manpho Convention Centre in Bengaluru on December 17.
2023-11-24
Category: Fashion/Music/Science/Tech/Business,
New MRI study reveals how brain changes in long-Covid patients
London, Nov 23 (IANS) People with long-Covid exhibit patterns of changes in the brain that are different from fully recovered Covid-19 patients, according to research.
2023-11-23
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
Video games during brain surgery to open new treatments for Parkinson's
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) US researchers are launching a new five-year project on patients playing video games during brain surgery to better understand how the brain regulates movement in people with Parkinson's.
2023-10-11
Category: Science/Tech/HEALTH/MEDICINE,
Maintain mental wellbeing with these new features on Apple devices
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) As people the world over continue to raise awareness about mental health issues with mental health being a "universal right”, here are some new features to maintain your mental wellbeing in Apple devices that are supporting millions of iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch users around the world.
2023-10-10
Category: Science/Tech/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health,
Sleep apnea feature arrives on Samsung Galaxy Watch after approval
Seoul, Oct 6 (IANS) The new sleep apnea feature on the Samsung Health Monitor app has been approved by Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), and will be coming to Galaxy Watch series in Korea early next year.
2023-10-06
Category: Science/Tech/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Technology,
World Heart Day: How heart health tools on Apple Watch can save many lives
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Ahead of World Heart Day on September 29, the World Heart Federation is encouraging people around the world to take care of their heart and Apple Watch, which has alerted several users around the world of potential signs of atrial fibrillation (AFib), is one digital device that can be your health companion.
2023-09-28
Category: Technology/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
Nipah can spread by droplets, has a fatality rate of 40 to 70%: ICMR
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Nipah virus can spread by respiratory droplets and has a fatality rate of 40 to 70 per cent, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General, Dr Rajiv Bahl, said on Friday.
2023-09-15
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Science/Tech,
iPhone 12 meets radiation exposure limits: Apple on French watchdog warning
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple has refuted claims made by France’s radiation watchdog (ANFR) that iPhone 12 breaches radiation exposure limits.
2023-09-13
Category: Business/Science/Tech/HEALTH/MEDICINE/Politics,
Samsung Electronics to unveil food platform at IFA 2023
Seoul, Aug 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it will unveil a new, integrated food platform, which provides consumers with personalised cooking experiences, at IFA 2023 next month.
2023-08-24
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Science/Tech,
Do not sleep next to your iPhones while charging, warns Apple
San Francisco, Aug 23 (IANS) Apple has issued a warning for people who charge their iPhones while sleeping, advising them not to sleep next to their devices while it is charging.
2023-08-23
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Science/Tech,
Intermittent fasting may help Alzheimer patients improve memory, sleep
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) An animal study has shown that it is possible to correct the body's biological clock in Alzheimer's patients with time-restricted diets, a type of intermittent fasting focused on limiting the daily eating window without limiting the amount of food consumed.
2023-08-22
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Science/Tech,
Severe Covid may cause long-term innate immune system changes: Study
New York, Aug 19 (IANS) Severe Covid-19 may cause long-lasting alterations to the innate immune system, the first line of defence against pathogens, according to a small study.
2023-08-19
Category: HEALTH/MEDICINE/Health/Science/Tech,
Samsung starts development of Galaxy Ring: Report
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has reportedly started advanced development of its smart ring named 'Galaxy Ring'.
2023-07-20
Category: Science/Tech/Health/Technology,
Another Alzheimer's drug shows promise to slow disease
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Eli Lilly’s Alzheimer's drug has shown promise to slow down cognitive and functional decline in people who are in early stages of the disease's progression, according to results of phase 3 trial.
2023-07-18
Category: Science/Tech/Health/DEEP DIVE,
Bad dreams in older adults could signal onset of Parkinson's: Study
London, June 8 (IANS) Older adults who start to experience bad dreams or nightmares could be exhibiting the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease, according to a study.
2022-06-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Chinese experts reveal genetic variation basis in watermelon seed size
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) Chinese researchers have revealed the genetic variation basis in watermelon seed size based on a systematic study on the molecular basis of natural variation, according to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
2022-04-12
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
David Bennett's loss 'beginning of hope' for future patients
New York/New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Devastated by the loss of David Bennett, the 57-year old patient with terminal heart disease, who made history as the first person to receive a genetically modified pig's heart, the researchers at University of Maryland Medical Center in the US said they have gained invaluable insights learning.
2022-03-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
'Nocebo effect' behind two-thirds of Covid vax side effects: Study
New York, Jan 24 (IANS) The "nocebo effect" accounted for more than two-thirds of the common side effects people experience after a Covid-19 vaccination rather than the vaccine itself, according to a new study.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Cancer treatment may inhibit immune response to Covid vax
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) Patients with cancer who receive chemotherapy and some targeted therapies may mount an inadequate immune response to Covid-19 vaccination, according to a study.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Omicron now in 171 countries, will soon replace Delta globally: WHO
Geneva, Jan 23 (IANS) The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been identified in 171 countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Omicron's immune evasion behind rapid spread, say studies
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) Two new studies, not yet peer-reviewed, have shown immune evasion is the reason behind the Omicron variant's increased transmissibility.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
NASA scientists study Tonga eruption to understand landforms on Mars, Venus
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) NASA scientists are studying the explosion of submarine volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai to understand how features formed on the surfaces of Mars and Venus, Nature reported.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Indian-origin scientist creates 1st molecular structure of Omicron protein
Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin researcher at University of British Columbia (UBC) has created the world's first molecular-level structural analysis of the Omicron variant spike protein.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
How trillion-dollar 'space economy' is threatened by debris
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The space economy is on track to be valued at a trillion dollars by the end of 2030, but assets such as navigation, weather and communication satellites that serve our society daily are threatened by space debris, an Indian-American professor has stressed.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
India, Sri Lanka extend S&T cooperation for next three years
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With focus on new areas such as waste-water technologies, biotech, sustainable agriculture, aerospace engineering, robotics, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, as well as industrial collaborations, India and Sri Lanka on Thursday extended the existing science and technology cooperation for three more years.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Science/Tech
ISRO test fires engine for India's human space mission rocket
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully fired the high thrust Vikas engine that would power India's first rocket that would carry humans.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology
Saturn's Death Star moon hides an underground 'stealth' ocean
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Scientists have discovered an underground ocean buried beneath the surface of the Death Star-like moon of Saturn, paving the way for a new class of "stealth" ocean worlds with possible signs of life.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Covid booster dose provides good antibody protection against Omicron: Lancet
London, Jan 20 (IANS) A third 'booster' dose of Covid-19 vaccine successfully raises antibody levels that neutralise the Omicron variant, according to laboratory findings.
2022-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Drug resistant infections kills over 1mn people a year: Lancet
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Antimicrobial resistance kills more than 1 million people around the world each year, according to a study published in the Lancet.
2022-01-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
AI at par with specialists in diagnosing prostate cancer: Study
Wellington, Jan 20 (IANS) Artificial intelligence (AI) systems can diagnose prostate cancer biopsies with the same level of accuracy as specialist uropathologists, and better than many general pathologists, a new research has found.
2022-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Sputnik V shows strong protection against Omicron: Joint Italian-Russian study
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Sputnik V vaccine has demonstrated strong protection against Omicron variant, with over 2 times higher virus neutralising activity compared to the Pfizer vaccinea, ccording to a study conducted by the Spallanzani Institute in Italy in collaboration with Russian Direct Investment Fund.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Drop fossil fuel clients, over 450 scientists urge ad agencies
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) More than 450 scientists from across the world but mostly from the US, have together called on the executives of major advertising and public relations firms to drop their fossil fuel clients to help stop spread of disinformation around climate change.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Science/Tech
Evolution a rapid process all the time, say researchers
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Is evolution a rapid process, happening "all around us all the time"?
2022-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
Australian scientist charts progress of global biology project
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) An international team of scientists has reached a milestone in their 10-year project which they believe will ultimately change biological studies, according to one of Australia's leading geneticists.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Science/Tech
NASA's Curiosity Rover finds carbon signature on Mars
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Scientists at NASA's Curiosity rover have found a type of carbon that on Earth is associated with biological processes from several powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars.
2022-01-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
3 lab studies show antiviral Paxlovid effective against Omicron: Pfizer
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) US drug maker Pfizer has released three lab studies, not peer-reviewed yet, which demonstrate that its antiviral Paxlovid is effective against the Omicron variant of Covid-19.
2022-01-19
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Three R&D projects approved under India-Israel I4F
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Deliberating on widening the scope of India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F), the two countries have approved three joint R&D projects worth $5.5 million and suggested measures to create a broader India-Israel collaborative ecosystem.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Science/Tech
India to host five BRICS S&T events through 2022
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Even as India has successfully handed over the BRICS Chair to China from January 2022, it will be hosting five international events through the year, it was decided at the 15th meeting of the BRICS Science Technology Innovation (STI) Steering Committee.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech
Vaping increases frequency of Covid symptoms: Study
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) People who use electronic cigarettes and test positive for Covid-19 have a higher frequency of experiencing Covid symptoms, compared to people who don't vape, according to new research from Mayo Clinic.
2022-01-17
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Phytochemicals in Himalayan plant Buransh can fight Covid virus: Researchers
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi and The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, have identified phytochemicals in the petals of a Himalayan plant that could potentially be used to treat Covid-19 infections.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Can a person be infected with Omicron twice? Here's what experts have to say
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) While Omicron is known to cause Covid re-infection, there is no strong evidence yet in the favour of a person being affected with the vaccine dodging strain again, said Indian health experts here on Monday.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Motion of some stars holds clue of dark matter shape in barred galaxies
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Scientists investigating how the shape of dark matter halo affects the motion of stars in stellar bars (found at the centre of some galaxies) have found that out-of-plane bending events of the bar explain the shape.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
Novel genetic risk factors for heart failure among Indians identified
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) A team of scientists at the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad have found novel genetic mutations that are responsible for causing dilated cardiomyopathy among Indians.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Charleston,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
NASA citizen scientist spots Jupiter-like planet
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) A citizen scientist has discovered a giant gaseous planet about 379 light-years from Earth, orbiting a star with the same mass as the Sun, NASA has said.
2022-01-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Australian scientists find biological marker in long Covid patients
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) A team of researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and St Vincent's hospital Sydney have found clear biological marker in patients experiencing long Covid.
2022-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Technology
Covid: Some people remain infectious even after 10 days
London, Jan 14 (IANS) One in 10 people may still be infectious and can potentially spread the Covid virus even after the 10 day quarantine period, according to new research.
2022-01-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Vaccines need to be updated to combat Covid variants: Experts
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Although current Covid vaccines provide a high level of protection against severe disease and death caused by variants of concern (VOC), health experts believe that new vaccines that can prevent infection and transmission are needed.
2022-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Special electro-active nanoparticles developed for potential use in sensors
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Indian scientists, for the first time, have proposed an efficient way to induce a property called piezoelectric delta phase in polymer nanoparticles, making it useful for applications in touch sensors, acoustic sensor, and piezoelectric nanogenerators.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
Common single application for all scientific fellowships, grants & scholarships mooted
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Presiding over a high-level meeting of all Secretaries of the Science Ministries and Departments, Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Atomic Energy and Space, has proposed a common single application for all scientific fellowships, grants and scholarships.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Science/Tech,Technology
Two Indian startups supported by DBT win World Bank Group awards
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Two startups supported by DBT-BIRAC have received the World Bank Group and the Consumer Technology Association's Global Women's Health Tech Awards, which recognises innovative startups that leverage technology to improve women's health and safety in emerging markets.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Technology