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20 new gnat species discovered in Brazil

Scientists believe that Brazil holds 15-20% of the all the biodiversity on Earth- the reason for which might be the heterogenity of natural habitats...

Mosquitoes carrying malaria eliminated in laboratory

A research team from the Imperial College, London was successful in crashing caged populations of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae in only 7-11...

New test procedure can rev up diagnosis of multi-resistant hospital pathogens

Researchers from the University of Cologne's Faculty of Medicine and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) have taken a great step forward by...

Radiation from CT scans may increase risk of brain cancer

CT scans, which are generally used for the purpose of medical imaging, may lead to increase in the risk of developing brain tumors, claims...

Improved diabetes drug has better side-effect tolerance

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Syracuse University have developed a new drug for Type 2 diabetes by modifying the key ingredient in...

DRDO successfully conducts flight test of ‘Abhyas’

New Delhi, May 13 The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday conducted successfully flight test of ‘Abhyas, a high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT),...

Machines more trusted than humans for sharing data : Study

People tend to trust machines more than humans when it comes to sharing private information and access to their financial data, an Indian-origin researcher...

A million species threatened with extinction: IPBES

Paris, May 6 Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history and the rate of species' extinction is accelerating, with grave impacts on...

Scientists have found a new way of blending metals

Researchers in Japan have come up with a new way to create innovative materials by blending metals with precision control. Their approach is based...

Indoor HEPA filters can reduce pollution indoors when the air outside...

Today, outdoor air pollution is one of the biggest contributor to indoor air pollution, but high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters that are used inside...