Climate change, human pressure means migration may be ‘no longer worth it’ for animals

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): Animals that migrate north to breed are being put at risk by ongoing climate change and increasing human pressure, losing earlier advantages for migration, declining in numbers and faring much worse than their…

Gamma-ray Telescope selected by NASA to chart Milky Way evolution

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected a new space telescope proposal to study the recent history of star birth, star death, and the formation of chemical elements…

Study identifies new genes for fibromuscular dysplasia

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): According to a new study, three new genetic variants that regulate gene expression in the arteries are connected to fibromuscular dysplasia, an arterial disease that can cause dangerous consequences for the heart and…

Research: New COVID-19 discovery might predict patient death, hospitalization

Copenhagen [Denmark], October 18 (ANI): In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen presented what could be a much-needed helping hand to fight the COVID-19 virus. The study published in the journal EMBO Molecular Medicine, shows…

Researchers find key protein linked to appetite, obesity

Tokyo [Japan], October 18 (ANI): Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have identified a protein that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism.Loss of the protein, XRN1,…

Gene behind unusual form of Cushing’s syndrome identified during study

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): The gene responsible for the development of a food-dependent form of Cushing's Syndrome, a rare disease affecting both adrenal glands, has been successfully identified by a team of scientists in Montreal and Paris.In…

Study explores hidden territory of human brain

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): Neuroscientists at Technische Universitat Dresden have discovered a novel, non-invasive imaging-based method to investigate the visual sensory thalamus, an important structure of the human brain and point of origin of...

Radio signals from distant stars suggest hidden planets

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered stars unexpectedly blasting out radio waves, possibly indicating the existence of hidden planets.The University of Queensland's Dr Benjamin Pope and colleagues at the Dutch national observat...

Study finds proteins that support photosynthesis in iron-deficient plants

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): According to a Dartmouth study, researchers have found out how iron-deficient plants protect themselves from damaging light.The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows how plants lac...

Researchers find warning signs that can indicate impending dementia in blood

Berlin [Germany], October 17 (ANI): Through recent research based on human studies and laboratory experiments, scientists at the DZNE and the University Medical Center Gottingen (UMG) have identified molecules in the blood that can indicate impending d...

Scientists explain why warm milk can make people sleepy

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): Research has found why drinking a glass of warm milk can make one sleepy.Milk's sleep-enhancing properties are commonly ascribed to tryptophan, but scientists have also discovered a mixture of milk peptides, called ca...

Study: Sunscreens with zinc oxide become toxic after couple of hours

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): According to a collaboration that included Oregon State University scientists, sunscreen that includes zinc oxide, a common ingredient, loses much of its effectiveness and becomes toxic after two hours of exposure to ...

NASA, ULA launch Lucy mission to ‘fossils’ of planet formation

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): NASA's Lucy mission, the agency's first to Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, launched at 5:34 a.m. EDT Saturday on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral…

Study finds sleep loss does not impact ability to assess emotional information

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A new study has shown loss of sleep does not interfere with our ability to evaluate emotional situations.The findings of the study were published in the journal 'PLoS ONE'.It is often assumed that…

Personality traits linked to hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A recent study led by scientists from the Florida State University College of Medicine has discovered that changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease are linked with personality traits associated with th...

Scientists come up with strategy to overcome colorectal cancers’ immunotherapy resistance

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A recent study provides insights into why some types of colorectal cancer don't respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors and offers a strategy to overcome their resistance.The research was published in the journal PNAS...

Study finds genes play key role in exercise outcomes

Washington [US], October 15 (ANI): The findings of a new study suggests that genes play a significant role in how bodies respond to exercise and has also identified a number of specific genes that influence the outcomes of…

Study finds sense of smell is our most rapid warning system

Stockholm [Sweden], October 15 (ANI): Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have been able to study what happens in the brain when the central nervous system judges a smell to represent danger.The study indicated that negative smells associate...

By 2500 earth could be alien to humans, study says

Washington [US], October 15 (ANI): Climate projections should not stop at the year 2100 unless CO2 emissions drop significantly, global warming by 2500 will make the Amazon barren, the American Midwest tropical, and India too hot to live…

Study identifies gene behind an unusual form of Cushing’s Syndrome

Washington [US], October 14 (ANI): A team of scientists in Montreal and Paris has succeeded in identifying the gene responsible for the development of a food-dependent form of Cushing's Syndrome, a rare disease affecting both adrenal glands.In their…

CSIO opens its doors to all at the National Science Day

Central Scientific Instruments Organisation(CSIO) celebrated “National Science Day” on Friday, hosting an Open Day. All the labs were kept open for the general public at noon. Around 1000 visitors, including…