• 'Scientists can play vital role in making India superpower': Rajnath Singh

    Dec 18, 2020, 03:20 PM IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during DRDO award function in Delhi on December 18 said scientists can play vital role in making India a superpower.

  • Three reasons why coronavirus can cause silent hypoxia

    Three reasons why coronavirus can cause silent hypoxia

    Nov 21, 2020, 08:31 AM IST

    Boston University biomedical engineers and collaborators from the University of Vermont have begun to crack one of the most life-threatening mysteries behind the relationship between silent hypoxia and coronavirus following different scenarios.

  • Study suggests COVID-19 infects majority of bad dreams

    Study suggests COVID-19 infects majority of bad dreams

    Oct 02, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

    In a paper published in Frontiers in Psychology, scientists used artificial intelligence to help analyze the dream content of close to a thousand people and found that the novel coronavirus had infected more than half of the distressed dreams reported. The researchers crowdsourced sleep and stress data from more than 4,000 people during the sixth week of the COVID-19 lockdown in Finland. About 800 respondents also contributed information about their dreams during that time - many of which revealed shared anxiety about the pandemic.

  • Scientists find genes that help cancer cells to penetrate brain

    Scientists find genes that help cancer cells to penetrate brain

    Aug 13, 2020, 09:46 AM IST

    In an attempt to create new methods for cancer diagnosis and treatment, an international team of scientists, including a researcher from Sechenov University, reviewed scientific articles on proteins (and genes encoding them) that help cancer cells en

  • How good gut bacteria help reduce the risk for heart disease

    How good gut bacteria help reduce the risk for heart disease

    Jul 10, 2020, 10:56 AM IST

    Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease.

  • New minimally-invasive treatment for

    New minimally-invasive treatment for 'frozen shoulder' improves patients' pain, function

    Jun 16, 2020, 08:06 AM IST

    Scientists have developed a new nonsurgical treatment that decreases erranta blood flow in the shoulder to quickly reduce pain and improve function in patients with adhesive capsulitis, also known as "frozen shoulder.