Power engineers find new method to desalinate water using solar energy

Yekaterinburg [Russia], August 1 (ANI): Ural Federal University (UrFU) power engineers recently developed a new desalination technology that will reduce the cost of desalination and quadruple the volume of production.The results of the research are pub...

Researchers invent indicator to monitor world’s rainforests

Delaware [US], August 1 (ANI): Scientists recently developed a new tracking system in order to monitor danger to the world's rainforests, which have been losing the capacity to cycle carbon and water.The findings of the study were published…

Study finds surprising new way on how tuberculosis suppresses immunity

Maryland [US], August 1 (ANI): A gene that helps tuberculosis turn off an important immune signaling system in infected human cells has been found by researchers from the University of Maryland.The research was recently published in the journal…

Biomarker for breast cancer response to immunotherapy identified

Washington [US], August 1 (ANI): According to a new study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, a biomarker that has proven to be a predictor for response to immunotherapies in melanoma patients also has clinical relevance for breast…

Model can predict how drug interactions influence antibiotic resistance

Washington [US], July 31 (ANI): A model using simple changes in microbe growth curves could predict how drug resistance evolves in response to different antibiotic combinations, doses, and sequences.Scientists have proposed a modelling framework that c...

Researchers find metabolic syndrome linked to higher risk of second stroke, death

Washington [US], July 31 (ANI): According to a new meta-analysis, people with larger waistlines, high blood pressure and other risk factors that make up metabolic syndrome may be at an increased risk for having a second stroke and…

Study identifies gene that regulates root growth angle in corn

Pennsylvania [US], July 31 (ANI): The discovery of a gene that regulates the angle of root growth in corn is a new tool to enable the breeding of deeper-rooting crops with enhanced ability to take up nitrogen, according…

Study finds pollen germination can be induced by common floral bacteria

Washington [US], July 31 (ANI): According to a study led by researchers at the University of California, certain species of floral bacteria can enhance pollen germination.The study was published in the journal Current Biology."This is the first paper…

Off-target antibodies undermine HIV vaccine efforts

California [US], July 31 (ANI): A new study from Scripps Research suggests that some proof-of-concept HIV vaccines in early human trials generate antibodies that actively hinder protection by degrading the vaccine's payload.Their study was published in...

Can anyone get infected with COVID-19 through currency notes?

Berlin [Germany], July 30 (ANI): How long do coronaviruses remain infectious on banknotes and coins? Is it possible to become infected through contact with cash? Experts at the European Central Bank, in collaboration with the Department of Medical…

Study finds simple way to desalinate water using solar energy

Yekaterinburg [Russia], July 30 (ANI): During a new research, Ural Federal University (UrFU) power engineers developed a new desalination technology that will significantly reduce the cost of desalination and quadruple the volume of production.The resu...

Common floral bacteria can induce pollen germination: Study

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Certain species of floral bacteria can enhance pollen germination, according to research led by researchers at the University of California.The study was published in the journal Current Biology."This is the first paper ...

Understanding past climate change ‘tipping points’ can help us prepare for future

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Scientists are calling for a better understanding of past extreme climate change events in an attempt to anticipate future changes.Enter geoarchaeologist and anthropologist C. Michael Barton at Arizona State University. ...

Study finds gene that regulates angle of root growth in corn

Pennsylvania [US], July 29 (ANI): During a recent study, an international team of Penn State researchers discovered a gene that regulates the angle of root growth in corn. This finding can serve as a new tool to enable…

New model can predict how drug interactions influence antibiotic resistance: Study

Washington [US], July 28 (ANI): Scientists have proposed a modelling framework that could predict how antibiotic resistance will evolve in response to different treatment combinations, according to a study published in the journal eLife.The research co...

Depression rates lower in larger US cities, find researchers

Washington [US], July 28 (ANI): It is commonly assumed that cities are detrimental to mental health but recent empirical research covering several US cities predicts lower depression rates in larger cities.The research work was published in the Proceed...

Response of T-cells not critical for recovery from COVID-19

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): The findings of new research conducted on monkeys revealed that T cells are not critical for the recovery of primates from acute COVID-19 infections. Their depletion does not induce severe disease, and T…

Cancer treatment outcomes can be accessed by studying DNA tags

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center believe that studying tags, or modifications to cell-free DNA (cfDNA), might lead to a better understanding of how to assess, and possibly modulate, treatmen...

3D printed hip implant, pegged as largest in India, conducted on Tanzanian patient

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Doctors at a Gurugram hospital have successfully implanted a custom-made 3D printed hip implant, said to be the largest in India, on a 60-year-old Tanzanian patient who had a damaged pelvic bone.…

Scientists develop new tracking system for monitoring danger to rainforests

Delaware [US], July 26 (ANI): During a recent study, scientists developed a new indicator for monitoring danger to the world's rainforests, which have been losing the capacity to cycle carbon and water.The findings of the study were published…

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…