Study finds multimodal therapy may hold key to treating aggressive childhood cancer

Canberra [Australia], May 16 (ANI): Through the study published in the international journal, Clinical Cancer Research, scientists at Children's Cancer Institute have detailed a new combination of therapies that appears to be highly effective against h...

Mammals can use their intestines to breathe: Study

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): Rodents and pigs share with certain aquatic organisms the ability to use their intestines for respiration, according to a new study published in the journal Med.The researchers demonstrated that the delivery of oxygen…

Smartphone breathalyzer alcohol testing devices vary widely in accuracy: Study

Pennsylvania [US], May 16 (ANI): A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania finds that some of the personal alcohol breath testing devices were found to be relatively accurate, while others may…

Researchers develop A.I. that can detect sarcasm in social media posts

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): During a new study by computer science researchers at the University of Central Florida, they developed a sarcasm detector for properly understanding and responding to customer feedback on social media platforms, which is...

Study finds what makes plant cell walls both strong and extensible

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): A plant cell wall's unique ability to expand without weakening or breaking- a quality required for plant growth- is due to the movement of its cellulose skeleton, according to new research Penn State…

Scientists discover simple surgical technique that prevents strokes in heart patients

Ottawa [Canada], May 15 (ANI): A simple surgery saves patients with heart arrhythmia from often-lethal strokes, according to a large international study led by McMaster University.Researchers found that removing the left atrial appendage- an unused, fi...

Short gratitude intervention can increase academic motivation: Study

Kyoto [Japan], May 15 (ANI): A team of researchers explored a simple strategy to increase motivation in college students by nurturing a positive emotion: gratitude.The study led by researchers from Ritsumeikan University and the National Institute of I...

Rutgers reports first instance of COVID-19 triggering recurrent blood clots in arms

New Jersey [US], May 15 (ANI): A team of researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School reported the first instance of COVID-19 triggering a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people's arms.The discovery, published in…

Researchers develop 3D-printed jelly

North Carolina [US], May 14 (ANI): According to a new research from North Carolina State University, 3D-printable gels with improved and highly controlled properties can be created by merging micro-and nano-sized networks of the same materials harnesse...

Study finds new evidence for electron’s dual nature in quantum spin liquid

New Jersey [US], May 14 (ANI): The results of a new Princeton University-led experiment support a controversial theory that the electron is composed of two particles. This new discovery could upend our understanding of how electrons behave under…

Study explores new intervention in fight against gastrointestinal disease in informal settlements

Melbourne [Australia], May 14 (ANI): A team of researchers has validated a way to successfully detect a diverse range of bacteria (pathogens) that cause diarrhoeal disease in informal settlements.The findings of the study were published in the journal…

Scientists design new drug compound to stop malaria in its tracks

London [UK], May 13 (ANI): Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis have designed a drug-like compound that effectively blocks a critical step in the malaria parasite life cycle and are working…

Study finds dental procedures during pandemic are not riskier

Ohio [US], May 13 (ANI): Waiting for the COVID situation to dampen for taking that routine dental checkup due to fear of catching the virus? A new study is here to help as its findings dispel the misconception…

New brain research offers hope for Alzheimer’s disease

Arizona [US], May 13 (ANI): In a new study, researchers investigated tangles in the brain -- pathologies not only characteristic of Alzheimer's but other neurodegenerative conditions as well.The findings of the new study appear in the current issue…

Study on gut microbiota profile that can predict mortality

Turku [Finland], May 12 (ANI): A study conducted by the University of Turku and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare together with an international research team is so far the largest population-level study in the world examining…

AI tool uses chest X-ray to differentiate worst cases of COVID-19: Study

New York [US], May 12 (ANI): A computer program that has been trained to see patterns by analysing thousands of chest X-rays --predicted with up to 80 per cent accuracy which COVID-19 patients would develop life-threatening complications within…

Study uses eel-like protein to control brain

Washington [US], May 12 (ANI): During a recent study, researchers looking to help people suffering from addiction, depression, and pain studied how certain brain neurons operate to see if they can be controlled.In a paper published in the…

Researchers develop artificial intelligence that can detect sarcasm in social media

Washington [US], May 11 (ANI): Properly understanding and responding to customer feedback on social media platforms is crucial for brands, and it may have just gotten a little easier thanks to new research by computer science researchers at…

Researchers find gene therapy as potential cure to children born without immune system

California [US], May 11 (ANI): Researchers have developed a gene therapy that successfully treated 48 out of 50 children with a form of severe combined immunodeficiency that leaves them without an immune system.The study led by an international…

Controlling cholesterol in microglia alleviates chronic pain

Washington [US], May 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, have used a mouse model to demonstrate the pivotal role of cholesterol in CIPN, and proposed a novel therapeutic…

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…