How intense and dangerous is cosmic radiation on the Moon?

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): The Chang'e-4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the Moon on 3 January 2019, with a German instrument for measuring space radiation on board. Since then, the Lunar Lander Neutron…

Astronomers determine how disk galaxies evolve so smoothly

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): Computer simulations are showing astrophysicists how massive clumps of gas within galaxies scatter some stars from their orbits, eventually creating the smooth, exponential fade in the brightness of many galaxy disk...

Stroke alarm clock may streamline, accelerate time-sensitive acute stroke care

Dallas [US], September 24 (ANI): A digital clock that sounds alarms signalling each step of acute stroke care at the hospital is a low-cost tool that helped doctors in Germany streamline and accelerate the time-sensitive process, according to…

New chronology of the Saturn system

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): A new chronology for the moons of Saturn has been developed by Planetary Science Institute Associate Research Scientist Samuel W. Bell. "Most studies dating surfaces on the Moon or Mars rely on counting…

Could life exist deep underground on Mars?

Massachusetts [US], September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and scientists at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard, and Smithsonian (CfA) and the Florida Institute of Technology…

Could life exist deep underground on Mars?

Massachusetts [US], September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and scientists at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard, and Smithsonian (CfA) and the Florida Institute of Technology…

Researchers develop tool to inform users about their potential exposure to hydraulic fracturing chemicals

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): A new, interactive tool created by Penn Medicine researchers allows community members and scientists to find out which toxins may be lurking in their drinking water as a result of fracking.By typing your…

Researchers develop tool to inform users about their potential exposure to hydraulic fracturing chemicals

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): A new, interactive tool created by Penn Medicine researchers allows community members and scientists to find out which toxins may be lurking in their drinking water as a result of fracking.By typing your…

School-bus-size asteroid to safely zoom past Earth

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): A small near-Earth asteroid (or NEA) will briefly visit Earth's neighbourhood on Thursday, September 24, zooming past at a distance of about 13,000 miles (21,000 kilometres) above our planet's surface.The asteroid w...

School-bus-size asteroid to safely zoom past Earth

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): A small near-Earth asteroid (or NEA) will briefly visit Earth's neighbourhood on Thursday, September 24, zooming past at a distance of about 13,000 miles (21,000 kilometres) above our planet's surface.The asteroid w...

Researchers develop cheaper, faster COVID-19 test

Stockholm [Sweden], September 23 (ANI): A team of researchers has developed a method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for COVID-19 infection. The method simplifies and frees the testing from expensive reaction steps, enabling upscaling of the diag...

Sounds from around the Milky Way

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): The center of our Milky Way galaxy is too distant for us to visit in person, but we can still explore it. Telescopes give us a chance to see what the galactic center…

NASA’s new Mars Rover will use x-rays to hunt fossils

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover has a challenging road ahead: after having to make it through the harrowing entry, descent, and landing phase of the mission on February 18, 2021, it will begin…

NASA announces Artemis Plan to land first woman, next man on moon in 2024

Washington [USA], September 22 (ANI): NASA on Monday (local time) shared an update to its Artemis program, including the latest Phase 1 plan to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon…

Earth-sized ‘Pi planet’ discovered by astronomers at MIT

Cambridge [UK], September 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an earth-sized "Pi Planet" that revolves around its star every 3.14 days.The orbit of the planet, which the scientists...

Researchers develop computer that predicts your thoughts, create images based on them

Helsinki [Finland], September 21 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Helsinki have developed a technique in which a computer model visual perception by monitoring human brain signals. In a way, it is as if the computer tries to…

Rapid blood protein test could detect brain injury in minutes

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers discovered that a blood protein test could detect the severity of head trauma in under 15 minutes.The new research was published recently in the Journal of Neurotrauma.By showing...

Researchers link hormones to lifetime risk for immunological diseases

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): Researchers from Michigan State University found that the differences in biological sex can dictate lifelong disease patterns. The new study links connections between specific hormones present before and after birth...

Study finds older people with early, asymptomatic Alzheimer’s at risk of falls

Washington D.C. [USA], September 19 (ANI): In older people without cognitive problems who experience a fall, the process of neurodegeneration that leads to Alzheimer's dementia already may have begun, as per the findings of a new study.The findings…

Doctors find improved early psychosis detection system may halve risk in young people

Washington D.C. [USA], September 19 (ANI): To detect emerging psychosis in younger people, doctors have developed a new data mining method.The new method, based on advanced data mining to pick up early risk signs from schools, hospitals, and…

Stroke patients with COVID-19 have increased inflammation, stroke severity and death: Study

Birmingham [UK], September 19 (ANI): Stroke patients who also have COVID-19 showed increased systemic inflammation, more serious stroke severity, and a much higher rate of death, compared to stroke patients who did not have COVID-19, according to new…

Stroke patients with COVID-19 have increased inflammation, stroke severity and death: Study

Birmingham [UK], September 19 (ANI): Stroke patients who also have COVID-19 showed increased systemic inflammation, more serious stroke severity, and a much higher rate of death, compared to stroke patients who did not have COVID-19, according to new…

Hints of fresh ice in Enceladus’s northern hemisphere

Washington D.C. [USA], September 19 (ANI): New composite images made from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are the most detailed global infrared views ever produced of Saturn's moon Enceladus.And data, used to build those images, provides strong evidence that...

Mosquito-borne viruses linked to stroke

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): A deadly combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke, suggest the findings of novel research, which was published in the journal The Lancet Neurology.University of Liverpool researchers and...

Study reveals immunotherapy improves survival in advanced bladder cancer patients

London [UK], September 18 (ANI): An immunotherapy drug called 'avelumab' has been shown to significantly improve survival in patients with the most common type of bladder cancer, according to results from a phase III clinical trial.The results of…

Study focuses on new discovery in regenerative medicine

Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): An international collaboration involving Monash University and Duke-NUS researchers have made an unexpected world-first stem cell discovery that may lead to new treatments for placenta complications during pregnancy...

Study focuses on new discovery in regenerative medicine

Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): An international collaboration involving Monash University and Duke-NUS researchers have made an unexpected world-first stem cell discovery that may lead to new treatments for placenta complications during pregnancy...

Heart transplants from severely obese donors show comparable outcomes for patients: Study

Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): Heart transplant patients who received hearts from severely obese donors had similar short-term outcomes and long-term survival as patients who received hearts from non-obese donors, according to new research.The re...

How protoplanetary rings form around young stars

Washington D.C. [USA], September 16 (ANI): Four-hundred fifty light-years from Earth, a young star is glowing at the center of a system of concentric rings made from gas and dust, and it is producing planets, one for each…

Study shows difficulty in finding evidence of life on Mars

Washington D.C. [USA], September 16 (ANI): Acidic fluids -- which once flowed on the Martian surface -- may have destroyed biological evidence hidden within Mars' iron-rich clays, according to researchers at Cornell University and at Spain's Centro de…

Researchers develop artificial intelligence system to help better select embryos for implantation

Massachusetts [US], September 15 (ANI): Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital are developing an artificial intelligence system with the goal of improving IVF success by helping embryologists objectively sele...

Study reveals biologic therapy for psoriasis may reduce heart disease

Dallas [USA], September 15 (ANI): Patients with psoriasis treated with biologic therapy, which are protein-based infusions to suppress inflammation, had a significant reduction in high-risk plaque in heart arteries, over one-year, according to new rese...

Possible marker of life spotted on Venus

Washington [US], September 14 (ANI): A rare molecule -- phosphine -- has been detected in the atmosphere of Venus, an international team of astronomers announced today leading to speculation of life on Earth's nearest planetary neighbour.On Earth, thi...

Dark matter destruction ruled out in galactic center

Washington [US], September 14 (ANI): The detection more than a decade ago by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope of an excess of high-energy radiation in the centre of the Milky Way convinced some physicists that they were seeing…

Study finds colours evoke similar feelings around the world

Washington [US], September 13 (ANI): While it is known that people around the world associate colours with emotions, a recent study has found that from different parts of the world often associate the same colours with the same…

Study focuses on a gene that could decrease likelihood of developing alcoholic cirrhosis

Indianapolis [USA], September 13 (ANI): Researchers have discovered how a person's genes play a role in the possibility that they will suffer from alcoholic cirrhosis, as they discovered a gene that could make the disease less likely.Alcoholic cirrhosi...

Prescribing treatments according to genetic differences could help kids with asthma: study

London [UK], September 12 (ANI): According to new research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress, selecting treatments according to genetic differences could help children and teenagers with asthma.The trial, which compar...

Study suggests intensive therapy not best for treating loss of language after stroke

Joondalup [Australia], September 12 (ANI): Intensive therapy is not necessarily best when it comes to treating the loss of language and communication in early recovery after a stroke, suggests new research from the Edith Cowan University.Aphasia is a…

Researchers study what makes memories so detailed and enduring

Washington D.C. [USA], September 12 (ANI): The memories of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be etched in human minds with precision and clarity, distinct from other memories of 2020.The process which makes this possible has eluded scientists…

Study links skin lightening products to altered steroid hormone levels

Washington [US], September 12 (ANI): While skin lightening creams are loaded with bleaching agents that may cause more harm to your skin than good, a recent study has found that women who misuse corticosteroid creams for cosmetic skin…

Thyroid inflammation linked to anxiety disorders, finds study

Washington [US], September 12 (ANI): There may be a greater risk of developing anxiety for patients suffering from autoimmune inflammation of their thyroid, suggest the findings of a new study.The study was presented at e-ECE 2020.The study found…

Research team discovers unique supernova explosion

Washington [US], September 11 (ANI): One-hundred million light-years away from Earth, an unusual supernova is exploding. That exploding star -- which is known as 'Supernova LSQ14fmg' -- was the faraway object discovered by a 37-member international res...

Research team discovers unique supernova explosion

Washington [US], September 11 (ANI): One-hundred million light-years away from Earth, an unusual supernova is exploding. That exploding star -- which is known as 'Supernova LSQ14fmg' -- was the faraway object discovered by a 37-member international res...

Holding up mirror to a dark matter discrepancy

Washington [US], September 11 (ANI): The universe's funhouse mirrors are revealing a difference between how dark matter behaves in theory and how it appears to act in reality.Dark matter is the invisible glue that keeps stars bound together…

Jupiter’s moons could be warming each other

Washington [US], September 11 (ANI): Jupiter's moons are hot. Well, hotter than they should be, for being so far from the Sun. In a process called tidal heating, gravitational tugs from Jupiter's moons and the planet itself stretch…

Telescope finds no signs of alien technology in 10 million star systems

Washington D.C. [USA], September 8 (ANI): A radio telescope in outback Western Australia has completed the deepest and broadest search at low frequencies for alien technologies, scanning a patch of sky known to include at least 10 million…

Unlike adults, children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Washington [US], September 8 (ANI): To understand language (more specifically, processing spoken sentences), children use both the brain's hemispheres, right and left -- quite different from what adults do. The new finding suggests a possible reason wh...

Ingredients in sunscreen can damage freshwater ecosystems: Researchers

Washington [US], September 6 (ANI): The active ingredients found in sunscreen have detrimental effects on freshwater ecosystems, according to new research by University of Alberta biologists,Results of the research were published in the journal Science...

Premenopausal women have good long-term outcomes after a heart attack, finds study

Paris [France], September 5 (ANI): The findings of groundbreaking research suggest that premenopausal women have good long-term outcomes after a heart attack.The research was presented at ESC Congress 2020.1"Previous research has shown that women are m...

Premenopausal women have good long-term outcomes after a heart attack, finds study

Paris [France], September 5 (ANI): The findings of groundbreaking research suggest that premenopausal women have good long-term outcomes after a heart attack.The research was presented at ESC Congress 2020.1"Previous research has shown that women are m...