AI apocalypse: Will AI replace radiologists?

Artificial Intelligence, in its simplicity, includes processes that replicate human intelligence manufactured to provide effective solutions to problems. The exponential growth of artificial...

Kids exposed to marijuana and tobacco smoke prone to illness

New US research suggests that exposing children to a combination of secondhand tobacco and marijuana smoke could increase their risk of otitis media (an infection in the middle ear that causes...

‘People who hear colour may have overactive brain connectivity’

Synesthesia is a rare and non-pathological condition wherein the stimulation of a certain sense provokes a secondary perception in another. In short, it makes a person hear sounds upon seeing...

Lab-grown sperm makes healthy offspring

Sperm have been made in the laboratory and used to father healthy baby mice in a pioneering move that could lead to infertility treatments.

Do fishes have feelings?

Recently a group of scientists from Univesity of Stirling carried out research that looks at one way of answering the question, 'how do we figure out if animals or plants feel?', and...

Study quantifies faulty gene's role in ovary cancer risk

Women who carry an inherited fault in the BRIP1 gene are three times more likely to develop ovarian cancer than those without it, researchers say.

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

AI apocalypse: Will AI replace radiologists?

Artificial Intelligence, in its simplicity, includes processes that replicate human intelligence manufactured to provide effective solutions to problems. The exponential growth of artificial...

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

Kids exposed to marijuana and tobacco smoke prone to illness

New US research suggests that exposing children to a combination of secondhand tobacco and marijuana smoke could increase their risk of otitis media (an infection in the middle ear that causes...

March 10, 2018
March 10, 2018

‘People who hear colour may have overactive brain connectivity’

Synesthesia is a rare and non-pathological condition wherein the stimulation of a certain sense provokes a secondary perception in another. In short, it makes a person hear sounds upon seeing...

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

Human eggs grown to maturity in lab: Researchers

Scientists announce to have grown human egg cells to full maturity in the lab in a potential breakthrough for fertility treatment.

December 17, 2017
December 17, 2017

Non-smokers more attractive: Study

If you are a smoker then people will find you less attractive, that’s what a study says. ...

November 27, 2017
November 27, 2017

Flies can help in public health surveillance: Study

Science could soon unleash a most incongruous army in the war against disease - one composed of filthy flies.

October 23, 2017
October 23, 2017

‘Fungus used in traditional medicine can fight cancer’

Chinese scientists have found evidence that a fungus used in traditional Chinese medicine widely sought by the public for its healing powers, also carries anti-cancer benefits.

May 2, 2017
May 2, 2017

New robotic drill performs skull surgery 50 times faster

Researchers from the University of Utah create an automated machine that can do a complicated cranial surgery 50 times faster than standard procedures.

April 19, 2017
April 19, 2017

Salty food stirs hunger more than thirst: Study

By simulating a space mission to Mars, an international team of researchers notes that eating salty food led to greater hunger than thirst, at least in the long term. The reason seems to be a...

February 12, 2017
February 12, 2017

Bangladeshi made UN Polio study member

The World Health Organization selects Dr K Zaman, a Bangladeshi scientist, as a member of the United Nations Polio Research Committee (PRC).