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To divide or not to divide? The mother cell may decide

To divide or not to divide? The mother cell may decide

Researchers have found that it's actually the mother cell that determines if its daughter cells will divide. The finding sheds new light on the cell cycle using modern imaging technologies, and could have More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:39:52 EDT

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FM must rethink

FM must rethink

TT Ram Mohan has rightly suggested that the tax-GDP ratio measures structural improvement. The FM must rethink his medium-term debtto-GDP target. More...

2010-03-05T05:32:47+05:30

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Vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 being tested

Vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 being tested

South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:39:44 EDT

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Amalgamate banks

Amalgamate banks

Financial inclusion and financial literacy will be the paramount objective while implementing reforms along with UID project to protect the interests of poor. More...

2010-03-05T05:31:28+05:30

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Coronavirus: Queen to urge

Coronavirus: Queen to urge 'self-discipline and resolve'

The Queen will also thank NHS workers in a speech to the nation on Sunday, Buckingham Palace says. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:39:52 GMT

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Lucy had an ape-like brain

Lucy had an ape-like brain

A new study led by paleoanthropologists reveals that Lucy's species Australopithecus afarensis had an ape-like brain. However, the protracted brain growth suggests that -- as is the case in humans -- infants More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:20:09 EDT

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Managing data

Managing data

This refers to your edit ?A welcome quest? (ET, Oct 8). It is imperative to have a strong database. More...

2009-10-13T02:40:52+05:30

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Scientists discover a new class of taste receptors

Scientists discover a new class of taste receptors

Evolution is a tinkerer, not an engineer. 'Evolution does not produce novelties from scratch. It works with what already exists,' wrote Nobel laureate François Jacob in 1977, and biologists continue to More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:28:53 EDT

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Right technology

Right technology

Apropos of ?The climate conundrum? (ET, Oct 9), Mukul Sanwal rightly suggests that developing countries should lead in setting the agenda for global technological cooperation. More...

2009-10-13T02:39:54+05:30

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Coastal pollution reduces genetic diversity of corals, reef resilience

Coastal pollution reduces genetic diversity of corals, reef resilience

A new study found that human-induced environmental stressors have a large effect on the genetic composition of coral reef populations in Hawai'i. They confirmed that there is an ongoing loss of sensitive More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:28:51 EDT

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ET Search

ET Search

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2013-08-06T13:45:00+05:30

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Gardening helps to grow positive body image

Gardening helps to grow positive body image

New research has found that allotment gardening promotes positive body image, which measures someone's appreciation of their own body and its functions, and an acceptance of bodily imperfections. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:54:49 EDT

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After the Oscars, what

After the Oscars, what's next for silent stars of The Artist?

The team behind The Artist will have spent the first day of the rest of their lives conforming to the grandest, and most lucrative, of Hollywood traditions. More...

2012-02-29T00:42:07+05:30

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COPD linked to heightened risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked

COPD linked to heightened risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked

COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is linked to a heightened risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:54:47 EDT

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Delhi World Book fair: A fair like no other

Delhi World Book fair: A fair like no other

It's the World Book fair, which comes around once every two years sprawling across the giant halls of Pragati Maidan. This is the fair's 20th edition. More...

2012-02-25T07:38:37+05:30

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Limited supply may scupper proposals to use antimalarials to ward off Covid-19

Limited supply may scupper proposals to use antimalarials to ward off Covid-19

Limited global supplies may scupper proposals to use the antimalarial drugs, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, to lessen the symptoms of Covid-19 infection or ward it off altogether, say Italian doctors. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:54:45 EDT

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Indian gift makes its way to State Department exhibition

Indian gift makes its way to State Department exhibition

An elephant figurine gifted by the then HM LK Advani to US Secretary of State Colin Powell in 2002, has made its way to the State Department hall. More...

2012-02-24T13:39:49+05:30

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Coalition to accelerate research for COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries

Coalition to accelerate research for COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries

A group of scientists, physicians, funders, and policy makers from over 70 institutions from over 30 countries have launched an international coalition to respond to COVID-19 in resource-poor settings. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:54:43 EDT

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IMD to use dynamic models for forecasts

IMD to use dynamic models for forecasts

Statistical models used by IMD will still be used for monsoon forecast, but the ministry of earth sciences is putting more emphasis on dynamic models. More...

2012-02-22T02:19:54+05:30

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Trump considering second task force on reopening economy

Trump considering second task force on reopening economy

President Donald Trump on Saturday said he is considering a second coronavirus task force focused on reopening the country's economy. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:40:19 GMT

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When three species of human ancestor walked the Earth

When three species of human ancestor walked the Earth

Scientists share details of the most ancient fossil of Homo erectus known and discuss how these new findings are forcing us to rewrite a part of our species' evolutionary history. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:57:36 EDT

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Docs reveal contents of first wire msg between India & Eng

Docs reveal contents of first wire msg between India & Eng

Newly discovered documents have revealed the first telegraph messages and joy when England was linked for the first time with India on 23 June, 1870. More...

2012-02-21T15:19:25+05:30

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Trump defends firing intelligence community watchdog

Trump defends firing intelligence community watchdog

President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his firing of the inspector general who told Congress about the whistleblower complaint that led to his eventual impeachment, saying he thought Michael Atkinson More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:37:08 GMT

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Gut communicates with the entire brain through cross-talking neurons

Gut communicates with the entire brain through cross-talking neurons

You know that feeling in your gut? We think of it as an innate intuition that sparks deep in the belly and helps guide our actions, if we let it. It's also a metaphor for what scientists call the 'gut-brain More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:57:33 EDT

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Worried Amitabh Bachchan fans pray to Lord Shiva for his recovery

Worried Amitabh Bachchan fans pray to Lord Shiva for his recovery

Hundreds of worried fans of ailing Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan today performed a yagna here to pray for his speedy recovery. More...

2012-02-20T16:27:34+05:30

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Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

A man is in custody after shoppers were attacked in a suspected terror incident in Romans-sur-Isère. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:53:45 GMT

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Trump says that there could be a shortage of ventilators

Trump says that there could be a shortage of ventilators

President Donald Trump said Saturday that there could be a shortage of ventilators available to Americans as the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the nation. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:36:05 GMT

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Scientists show how parasitic infection causes seizures, psychiatric illness for some

Scientists show how parasitic infection causes seizures, psychiatric illness for some

Neuroscientists describe how the common Toxoplasma gondii parasite prompts the loss of inhibitory signaling in the brain by altering the behavior of nearby cells called microglia. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:57:27 EDT

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Every decision of government needn?t be a big reform: Anand Mahindra

Every decision of government needn?t be a big reform: Anand Mahindra

"The fact that we are the world?s largest democracy and we are all aware that power and a role in global affairs for a nation comes from economic strength." More...

2014-06-02T04:00:07+05:30

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Most people consider becoming vegetarian for their health

Most people consider becoming vegetarian for their health

Researchers know that people are motivated to be vegetarian for different reasons -- the most common in western cultures being health, the environment and animal rights. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:51:06 EDT

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Narendra Modi has his eyes set on boosting business: Joao Cravinho, EU Ambassador

Narendra Modi has his eyes set on boosting business: Joao Cravinho, EU Ambassador

Ambassador Joao Cravinho, head of the EU delegation, led Ambassadors of various European countries to a quiet lunch with Modi at the capital last year. More...

2014-06-03T05:34:35+05:30

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Newspaper headlines: Queen

Newspaper headlines: Queen's 'rousing message' of strength to nation

Sunday's rare address to the nation by the Queen amid the coronavirus crisis leads many papers. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:43:31 GMT

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Trump says it was

Trump says it was 'inappropriate' of ex-USS Theodore Roosevelt commander to write memo

President Donald Trump on Saturday said it was "inappropriate" for the former USS Theodore Roosevelt commander to widely send a letter warning that action was needed to save the lives of his crew from More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:54:35 GMT

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Starving pancreatic cancer of cysteine may kill tumor cells

Starving pancreatic cancer of cysteine may kill tumor cells

In a new study of mice, researchers have found that an experimental drug that breaks down the amino acid cysteine slows pancreatic tumor growth by causing ferroptosis, an unusual form of cell death. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:28 EDT

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Confidence level of industry improving: KV Kamath, ICICI Bank

Confidence level of industry improving: KV Kamath, ICICI Bank

"It is the collective wisdom of the marketplace that there is action and we will move with speed. That improves the confidence level of industry." More...

2014-06-02T14:27:23+05:30

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Why these 8 Republican governors are holding out on statewide stay-at-home orders

Why these 8 Republican governors are holding out on statewide stay-at-home orders

Just eight US governors have decided against issuing statewide directives urging their residents to stay at home as the outbreak of the coronavirus escalates and spreads across the country, the last holdouts More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:46:07 GMT

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Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues

Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues

An international team has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:26 EDT

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We may see rapid growth over the next few years: Raamdeo Agrawal

We may see rapid growth over the next few years: Raamdeo Agrawal

Directives from the Centre have to be executed at the state level. So, there are many things that are not in Modi?s hands, says Raamdeo Agrawal. More...

2014-06-02T08:00:11+05:30

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A new way to fine-tune exotic materials: Thin, stretch and clamp

A new way to fine-tune exotic materials: Thin, stretch and clamp

Turning a brittle oxide into a flexible membrane and stretching it on a tiny apparatus flipped it from a conducting to an insulating state and changed its magnetic properties. The technique can be used More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:21 EDT

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Our commitment for press freedom, and autonomy of public broadcast is absolute: Prakash Javadekar

Our commitment for press freedom, and autonomy of public broadcast is absolute: Prakash Javadekar

"Now there is a stage three and stage four of digitisation, we will take a call on this only after taking all things into account." More...

2014-05-31T04:00:25+05:30

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Experiments lead to slip law for better forecasts of glacier speed, sea-level rise

Experiments lead to slip law for better forecasts of glacier speed, sea-level rise

Backed by experimental data from a laboratory machine that simulates the huge forces involved in glacier flow, glaciologists have written an equation that accounts for the motion of ice that rests on the More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:17 EDT

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There is a leadership vacuum in Infosys, time to get Nandan Nilekani back: Mohandas Pai

There is a leadership vacuum in Infosys, time to get Nandan Nilekani back: Mohandas Pai

"There is a leadership vacuum in the company, because they made the wrong choice of CEO three years ago and that is playing out right now." More...

2014-05-29T12:40:06+05:30

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COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise, research shows

COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise, research shows

Scientists have announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine -- delivered through a fingertip-sized patch -- produces More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:08 EDT

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Jhunjhunwala, Ambani, Dhoni & much of D-Street awaiting these big-bang IPOs

Jhunjhunwala, Ambani, Dhoni & much of D-Street awaiting these big-bang IPOs

Some of these firms have strong balance sheets and credible financials to support this frenzy. More...

2019-10-07T10:16:57+05:30

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Lifestyle changes could delay memory problems in old age, depending on our genes

Lifestyle changes could delay memory problems in old age, depending on our genes

Researchers have shown that how we respond to changes in nutrients at a molecular level plays an important role in the aging process, and this is directed by some key genetic mechanisms. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:04 EDT

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Chor companies never change, I burnt fingers trying to bet on #ChangingIndia: Porinju

Chor companies never change, I burnt fingers trying to bet on #ChangingIndia: Porinju

He said these cos will perish in the ongoing ?Historic Detoxification Drive? of India Inc. More...

2019-10-07T11:04:12+05:30

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3D reconstructions of individual nanoparticles

3D reconstructions of individual nanoparticles

Want to find out how to design and build materials atom by atom? A new liquid phase electron microscopy will advance full control of nanoengineering. Whether a material catalyzes chemical reactions or More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:37 EDT

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Ridiculous rituals can?t help you win in market, but the basics can

Ridiculous rituals can?t help you win in market, but the basics can

Return to your basics at every chance you get and re-learn them many times over. More...

2019-10-07T14:06:22+05:30

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Turning cells into computers with protein logic gates

Turning cells into computers with protein logic gates

New artificial proteins have been created to function as molecular logic gates. Like their electronic counterparts in computers, these biochemical tools can be used to program the behavior of complex systems, More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:33 EDT

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YES Bank in talks with Microsoft for stake sale; stock climbs 9%

YES Bank in talks with Microsoft for stake sale; stock climbs 9%

A Reuters report quoting Mint suggested that Yes Bank is in talks with Microsoft and two other tech firms for a possible stake sale. More...

2019-10-07T13:44:00+05:30

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Study overturns

Study overturns 'snapshot' model of cell cycle in use since 1974

Live, single-cell imaging shows cellular 'memory' of growth factor availability throughout the cell cycle (and not just snapshot of growth factor availability) influences cells' decision to replicate. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:32 EDT

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Half of the ?euphoric? wealth gained in tax cut rally fizzled out in 7 days

Half of the ?euphoric? wealth gained in tax cut rally fizzled out in 7 days

Data showed the domestic equity market gave up half the gains that it had amassed. More...

2019-10-07T11:40:41+05:30

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The facial expressions of mice

The facial expressions of mice

Researchers have described different emotional facial expressions for mice. Similar to humans, the face of a mouse looks completely different when it tastes something sweet or bitter, or when it becomes More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:30 EDT

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Reliance Mutual Fund renamed as Nippon India Mutual Fund

Reliance Mutual Fund renamed as Nippon India Mutual Fund

Nippon India Mutual Fund becomes the largest foreign-owned AMC in India. More...

2019-10-07T14:35:41+05:30

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Scientists develop

Scientists develop 'backpack' computers to track wild animals in hard-to-reach habitats

To truly understand an animal species is to observe its behavior and social networks in the wild. With new technology, researchers are able to track tiny animals that divide their time between flying around More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:28 EDT

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Alfa raises delisting price to Rs 2,850 a share

Alfa raises delisting price to Rs 2,850 a share

Alfa Laval (India) today said its parent firm has raised the delisting offer price to Rs 2,850 a share. More...

2012-01-10T17:49:11+05:30

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Live Coronavirus News Updates

Live Coronavirus News Updates

President Trump tries to brace Americans for ?the toughest week,? and the C.D.C. begins testing for antibodies. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:50:44 +0000

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Smaller scale solutions needed for rapid progress towards emissions targets

Smaller scale solutions needed for rapid progress towards emissions targets

Low-carbon technologies that are smaller scale, more affordable, and can be mass deployed are more likely to enable a faster transition to net-zero emissions, according to a new study. Innovations ranging More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:22 EDT

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DB Realty, Unitech stocks rose

DB Realty, Unitech stocks rose

The stocks of DB Realty and Unitech rose after top executives of these companies were granted bail in the 2G scam case. More...

2011-11-30T03:55:23+05:30

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Coronavirus in Brooklyn: An I.C.U. Fights for Each Life

Coronavirus in Brooklyn: An I.C.U. Fights for Each Life

Nearly every patient was on a ventilator. Some were in their 80s, some in their 30s. Medical workers were falling fast and had to be resourceful ? ?the alternative,? one said, ?is death.? More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:46:25 +0000

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Marijuana may impair female fertility

Marijuana may impair female fertility

Female eggs exposed to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos, and are significantly less likely to result in a viable pregnancy, according to More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:28 EDT

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Fitch withdraws Reliance Capital ratings

Fitch withdraws Reliance Capital ratings

Fitch on Friday said it has withdrawn the ratings on Reliance Capital as the company has decided to stop participating. More...

2011-10-20T21:00:11+05:30

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Coronavirus Hot Spots Emerging Near New York City

Coronavirus Hot Spots Emerging Near New York City

Governor Cuomo compared a jump in coronavirus cases on Long Island to ?a fire spreading,? and New Jersey announced an additional 200 deaths due to the virus since Friday. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:56:23 +0000

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Single mutation leads to big effects in autism-related gene

Single mutation leads to big effects in autism-related gene

A new study offers clues to why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more common in boys than in girls. National Institutes of Health scientists found that a single amino acid change in the NLGN4 gene, which More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:22 EDT

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'Discoms' poor fin health poses risks for traders'

The poor financial health of state electricity boards could pose significant business risks for power traders in the country, says Fitch. More...

2011-10-20T20:02:51+05:30

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COVID-19 and labour constraints: Recalling former health care workers not enough

COVID-19 and labour constraints: Recalling former health care workers not enough

While the COVID-19 pandemic has already resulted in mass layoffs in several industries, other essential industries will instead face critical workforce shortages, according to a new report. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:20 EDT

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Cigarette cos shares outperform benchmark Sensex

Cigarette cos shares outperform benchmark Sensex

Shares of cigarette companies have rallied over the past one month, with ITC, Godfrey Philips and VST Industries hitting record highs. More...

2011-07-19T01:35:28+05:30

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Using chemistry to unlock the difference between cold- and hot-brew coffee

Using chemistry to unlock the difference between cold- and hot-brew coffee

Cold brew may be the hottest trend in coffee-making, but not much is known about how this process alters the chemical characteristics of the beverage. Now, scientists report that the content of potentially More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:18 EDT

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Lovable Lingerie

Lovable Lingerie's dream run on as traders lap it up

Lovable Lingerie is 3rd-best performing stock among companies listed this year, with it doubling in value, as traders bet it could repeat performance of Page Indus. More...

2011-06-18T00:25:28+05:30

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Full Coronavirus Coverage

Full Coronavirus Coverage

Full Coronavirus Coverage

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:46:35 +0000

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Giant umbrellas shift from convenient canopy to sturdy storm shield

Giant umbrellas shift from convenient canopy to sturdy storm shield

In a new approach to storm surge protection, a team has created a preliminary design for dual-purpose kinetic umbrellas that would provide shade during fair weather and could be tilted in advance of a More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:14 EDT

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India chalks out virus war plan as clusters threaten to spill over

India chalks out virus war plan as clusters threaten to spill over

NEW DELHI: The government has drawn out a containment plan as clusters posing high risk of further spread of COVID-19 cases have emerged in several states like Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, More...

2020-04-04T19:08:38+05:30

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Premier League pay cut proposal would harm NHS, says PFA

Premier League pay cut proposal would harm NHS, says PFA

The Professional Footballers' Association warns that proposals for a 30% pay cut in the Premier League would be "detrimental to our NHS". More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:48:37 GMT

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Trump Proceeds With Post-Impeachment Purge Amid Pandemic

Trump Proceeds With Post-Impeachment Purge Amid Pandemic

The president?s decision to fire the intelligence community?s inspector general under cover of darkness indicated that his hunt for those he considers disloyal continues despite the crisis incited by the More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:23:21 +0000

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What climate change means for Northwestern US wildfires

What climate change means for Northwestern US wildfires

A synthesis study looks at how climate change will affect the risk of wildfires in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and western Montana. The authors also suggest how managers and individual landowners in different More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:13 EDT

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A 15-min test just upped India

A 15-min test just upped India's Covid game

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday issued an advisory to start rapid antibody based blood tests for COVID-19 in areas reporting clusters and in large migration gatherings or evacuee More...

2020-04-04T22:48:12+05:30

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Leading by Example, Some Politicians Urge Residents to Wear Face Masks

Leading by Example, Some Politicians Urge Residents to Wear Face Masks

Across the country, state and local politicians have begun donning protective gear, in contrast to President Trump, who said he wouldn?t follow the C.D.C. guidance. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:12:55 +0000

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Muscle protein abundant in the heart plays key role in blood clotting during heart attack

Muscle protein abundant in the heart plays key role in blood clotting during heart attack

A prevalent heart protein known as cardiac myosin, which is released into the body when a person suffers a heart attack, can cause blood to thicken or clot -- worsening damage to heart tissue, a new study More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:10 EDT

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Will home-office stay after virus goes?

Will home-office stay after virus goes?

The lockdown announced by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus has forced employees to work from homes (WFH) for about three weeks now. This new normal might just become a standard practice, More...

2020-04-04T23:11:00+05:30

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Potential of using psychedelic drugs in psychiatry

Potential of using psychedelic drugs in psychiatry

Before they were banned about a half century ago, psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin showed promise for treating conditions including alcoholism and some psychiatric disorders. Researchers say it's More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:17:44 EDT

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HC stays bail granted to two former IL&FS senior execs

HC stays bail granted to two former IL&FS senior execs

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court Saturday stayed the temporary bail granted to former Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) vice chairman Hari Sankaran and former managing director of IL&FS More...

2020-04-04T22:53:49+05:30

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Whooping cranes form larger flocks as wetlands are lost -- and it may put them at risk

Whooping cranes form larger flocks as wetlands are lost -- and it may put them at risk

Over the past few decades, the endangered whooping crane (Grus Americana) has experienced considerable recovery. However, researchers found that habitat loss has led whooping cranes to gather in unusually More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:17:41 EDT

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Office realty leasing rises 30%, on track to beat last year high

Office realty leasing rises 30%, on track to beat last year high

Mumbai: Robust demand for office spaces has pushed commercial property leasing in the first three quarters of 2019 by 30% from a year ago, taking it closer to entire 2018?s performance and making sure More...

2019-10-18T08:18:48+05:30

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Using sponges to wipe out cancer

Using sponges to wipe out cancer

Manzamine A, a natural product derived from certain groups of sponges, can block the growth of cervical cancer cells, report researchers. Manzamine A targets a protein that is highly expressed in many More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 15:56:16 EDT

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Developers may face liquidity crisis on NBFC woes: Fitch

Developers may face liquidity crisis on NBFC woes: Fitch

MUMBAI: Liquidity risk is increasing for Indian-based real-estate developers, as non-bank financial institutions (NBFI; including housing finance companies) are shying away from lending to the sector, More...

2019-08-16T15:59:50+05:30

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US modelling study estimates impact of school closures for COVID-19 on US health-care workforce and associated mortality

US modelling study estimates impact of school closures for COVID-19 on US health-care workforce and associated mortality

US policymakers considering physical distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 face a difficult trade-off between closing schools to reduce transmission and new cases, and potential health-care More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 15:56:13 EDT

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Hyundai commits support to central, state govts to fight Covid-19

Hyundai commits support to central, state govts to fight Covid-19

Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India, on Saturday said it will contribute relief funds to the central and state governments to fight against Covid-19 pandemic. The More...

2020-04-04T14:20:32+05:30

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How important is speech in transmitting coronavirus?

How important is speech in transmitting coronavirus?

Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, according to aerosol scientists. Although it's not yet More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:27:09 EDT

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Purulia Pump Storage Plant to save West Bengal from grid crash on Sunday 9 PM as 1 GW demand vanishes

Purulia Pump Storage Plant to save West Bengal from grid crash on Sunday 9 PM as 1 GW demand vanishes

KOLKATA: Purulia Pump Storage Plant will save West Bengal from a grid crash on Sunday 9 PM when power demand in the state is likely to drop by almost 1 gigawatt (1000 MW) for nine minutes as citizens observe More...

2020-04-04T16:06:29+05:30

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Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle

Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle

Researchers have called for more research to determine the best ways to keep SARS-CoV-19 out of the water cycle. They also suggest that developed nations should finance water treatment systems in the developing More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:23:47 EDT

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Letter from London: An equity guy?s love in times of corona

Letter from London: An equity guy?s love in times of corona

By Ayon Mukhopadhyay?Hello! How?re you???I?m fine!?This routine, inconspicuous exchange between two people, with nil expectation of any other reply, has moved from its mere rhetorical boundaries in the More...

2020-04-04T13:53:16+05:30

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Wearing surgical masks in public could help slow COVID-19 pandemic

Wearing surgical masks in public could help slow COVID-19 pandemic's advance

Surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses, according to new research. In laboratory experiments, the masks significantly reduced More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:23:45 EDT

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?This isn?t a dry run?: How to be ready for more financial pain

?This isn?t a dry run?: How to be ready for more financial pain

By Jeff SommerWhen thousands of people are sick and dying, the stock market isn?t the world?s most pressing problem. It may even be unseemly to worry about it at all.Yet the market?s steep fall matters, More...

2020-04-04T14:55:08+05:30

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?Everything Is Always Keep Changing?

?Everything Is Always Keep Changing?

Cheryl Strayed calls the author George Saunders to chat through the uncertainties of this moment. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:01:31 +0000

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People tune out facts and trust their guts in medical emergencies

People tune out facts and trust their guts in medical emergencies

A new study shows that people are more likely to base decisions on anecdotal information instead of facts when they feel anxious and vulnerable. More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:12:59 EDT

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Flat or negative growth for Indian IT sector this year: Balakrishnan

Flat or negative growth for Indian IT sector this year: Balakrishnan

Bengaluru: India's information technology sector is expected to post either flat or negative growth in 2020 due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic globally, an IT industry veteran said on Saturday."Look More...

2020-04-04T15:54:13+05:30

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Treating COVID-19 in a patient with multiple myeloma

Treating COVID-19 in a patient with multiple myeloma

A case study of a patient in Wuhan, China, suggests that the immunosuppressant tocilizumab may be an effective COVID-19 treatment for very ill patients who also have multiple myeloma and other blood cancers. More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:49:31 EDT

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Global companies extend a hand with 1 million Covid-19 test kits

Global companies extend a hand with 1 million Covid-19 test kits

Mumbai: At least four multinational manufacturers of Covid-19 test kits are gearing up to supply more than a million diagnostic kits to India, as the country looks to ramp up testing for the novel coronavirus. More...

2020-04-03T04:03:03+05:30

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COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate childhood obesity

COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate childhood obesity

Public health scientists predict that school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic will exacerbate the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. Researchers expect that COVID-19-related school More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:49:29 EDT

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Work-from-home going to stay, even after Covid-19 scare is over

Work-from-home going to stay, even after Covid-19 scare is over

Mumbai | New Delhi: Covid-19 forced work-from-home on companies. WFH may stay even after the pandemic scare fades. HR heads of major companies say WFH is a ?trial run on a big scale? and a ?silver lining More...

2020-04-03T08:24:32+05:30

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New drug target found for COVID-19

New drug target found for COVID-19

A new potential drug target has been identified in SARS CoV-2 -- the virus that causes COVID-19 -- by scientists who say multiple drugs will likely be needed to respond to the pandemic. More...

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:11:11 EDT

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Coronavirus: Virological findings from patients treated in a Munich hospital

Coronavirus: Virological findings from patients treated in a Munich hospital

New research has detailed the clinical course and treatment of Germany's first group of COVID-19 patients. Criteria may now be developed to determine the earliest point at which COVID-19 patients treated More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:51:17 EDT

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On the Streets of Los Angeles

On the Streets of Los Angeles

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted how vulnerable the homeless population is. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:20:04 +0000

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Possible coronavirus drug identified

Possible coronavirus drug identified

A new study has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world can kill the virus within 48 hours. Scientists found that a single dose of the drug, Ivermectin, could stop the SARS-CoV-2 More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:51:15 EDT

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Tissue dynamics provide clues to human disease

Tissue dynamics provide clues to human disease

Scientists have studied oscillating patterns of gene expression, coordinated across time and space within a tissue grown in vitro, to explore the molecular causes of a rare human hereditary disease known More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:51:07 EDT

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Stress thwarts our ability to plan ahead by disrupting how we use memory

Stress thwarts our ability to plan ahead by disrupting how we use memory

Pairing brain scans with virtual-navigation tasks, researchers found that people make less efficient and effective plans when stressed. More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:51:03 EDT

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Clues to COVID-19 coronavirus

Clues to COVID-19 coronavirus's vulnerability emerge from an antibody against SARS

An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potential vulnerability of the new coronavirus at the root of COVID-19. More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:39:59 EDT

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Rapid infectious disease shifts in Chinese children and adolescents prior to COVID-19

Rapid infectious disease shifts in Chinese children and adolescents prior to COVID-19

Deaths of children and adolescents in China due to infectious diseases were becoming rare prior to the covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study. More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:39:57 EDT

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To divide or not to divide? The mother cell may decide

To divide or not to divide? The mother cell may decide

Researchers have found that it's actually the mother cell that determines if its daughter cells will divide. The finding sheds new light on the cell cycle using modern imaging technologies, and could have More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:39:52 EDT

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Vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 being tested

Vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 being tested

South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:39:44 EDT

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Lucy had an ape-like brain

Lucy had an ape-like brain

A new study led by paleoanthropologists reveals that Lucy's species Australopithecus afarensis had an ape-like brain. However, the protracted brain growth suggests that -- as is the case in humans -- infants More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:20:09 EDT

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Scientists discover a new class of taste receptors

Scientists discover a new class of taste receptors

Evolution is a tinkerer, not an engineer. 'Evolution does not produce novelties from scratch. It works with what already exists,' wrote Nobel laureate François Jacob in 1977, and biologists continue to More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:28:53 EDT

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?It?s a Pretty Big Bummer?: Olympic Dreams on Hold

?It?s a Pretty Big Bummer?: Olympic Dreams on Hold

The Times asked Olympic and Paralympic athletes from around the world to make videos about the postponed Summer Games, and what life is like stuck at home. Here?s what they told us. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:13:03 +0000

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Gardening helps to grow positive body image

Gardening helps to grow positive body image

New research has found that allotment gardening promotes positive body image, which measures someone's appreciation of their own body and its functions, and an acceptance of bodily imperfections. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:54:49 EDT

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COPD linked to heightened risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked

COPD linked to heightened risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked

COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is linked to a heightened risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:54:47 EDT

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Limited supply may scupper proposals to use antimalarials to ward off Covid-19

Limited supply may scupper proposals to use antimalarials to ward off Covid-19

Limited global supplies may scupper proposals to use the antimalarial drugs, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, to lessen the symptoms of Covid-19 infection or ward it off altogether, say Italian doctors. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:54:45 EDT

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Coalition to accelerate research for COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries

Coalition to accelerate research for COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries

A group of scientists, physicians, funders, and policy makers from over 70 institutions from over 30 countries have launched an international coalition to respond to COVID-19 in resource-poor settings. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:54:43 EDT

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Gut communicates with the entire brain through cross-talking neurons

Gut communicates with the entire brain through cross-talking neurons

You know that feeling in your gut? We think of it as an innate intuition that sparks deep in the belly and helps guide our actions, if we let it. It's also a metaphor for what scientists call the 'gut-brain More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:57:33 EDT

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Scientists show how parasitic infection causes seizures, psychiatric illness for some

Scientists show how parasitic infection causes seizures, psychiatric illness for some

Neuroscientists describe how the common Toxoplasma gondii parasite prompts the loss of inhibitory signaling in the brain by altering the behavior of nearby cells called microglia. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:57:27 EDT

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Most people consider becoming vegetarian for their health

Most people consider becoming vegetarian for their health

Researchers know that people are motivated to be vegetarian for different reasons -- the most common in western cultures being health, the environment and animal rights. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:51:06 EDT

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Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

A man is in custody after shoppers were attacked in a suspected terror incident in Romans-sur-Isère. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:53:45 GMT

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OPEC Meeting Is Delayed as Saudi and Russian Tensions Flare

OPEC Meeting Is Delayed as Saudi and Russian Tensions Flare

The meeting, planned for Monday, had buoyed hopes for a quick deal to end the turmoil in oil markets. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:13:04 +0000

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Starving pancreatic cancer of cysteine may kill tumor cells

Starving pancreatic cancer of cysteine may kill tumor cells

In a new study of mice, researchers have found that an experimental drug that breaks down the amino acid cysteine slows pancreatic tumor growth by causing ferroptosis, an unusual form of cell death. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:28 EDT

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Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues

Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues

An international team has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:26 EDT

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COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise, research shows

COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise, research shows

Scientists have announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine -- delivered through a fingertip-sized patch -- produces More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:08 EDT

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Lifestyle changes could delay memory problems in old age, depending on our genes

Lifestyle changes could delay memory problems in old age, depending on our genes

Researchers have shown that how we respond to changes in nutrients at a molecular level plays an important role in the aging process, and this is directed by some key genetic mechanisms. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:04 EDT

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Turning cells into computers with protein logic gates

Turning cells into computers with protein logic gates

New artificial proteins have been created to function as molecular logic gates. Like their electronic counterparts in computers, these biochemical tools can be used to program the behavior of complex systems, More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:33 EDT

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New York reels as 630 die in a day, the state

New York reels as 630 die in a day, the state's bleakest toll yet

Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, in the grimmest 24 hours yet for the U.S. state hit hardest by the pandemic. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 18:36:49 -0400

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Study overturns

Study overturns 'snapshot' model of cell cycle in use since 1974

Live, single-cell imaging shows cellular 'memory' of growth factor availability throughout the cell cycle (and not just snapshot of growth factor availability) influences cells' decision to replicate. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:32 EDT

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'He's a total disgrace': Trump defends firing U.S. intel watchdog

President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his decision to fire the top watchdog of the U.S. Intelligence Community, saying Michael Atkinson did "a terrible job" in handling the whistleblower complaint More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:57:56 -0400

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The facial expressions of mice

The facial expressions of mice

Researchers have described different emotional facial expressions for mice. Similar to humans, the face of a mouse looks completely different when it tastes something sweet or bitter, or when it becomes More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:30 EDT

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Exclusive: Amazon in contact with coronavirus test makers for potential screenings on employees

Exclusive: Amazon in contact with coronavirus test makers for potential screenings on employees

Amazon.com Inc has been in contact with the CEOs of two coronavirus test makers as it considers how to screen its staff and reduce the risk of infection at its warehouses, according to internal meeting More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:54:16 -0400

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Marijuana may impair female fertility

Marijuana may impair female fertility

Female eggs exposed to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos, and are significantly less likely to result in a viable pregnancy, according to More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:28 EDT

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Trump says if he has to put tariffs on oil imports to protect energy workers he will

Trump says if he has to put tariffs on oil imports to protect energy workers he will

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would put tariffs on imports of crude oil or take other measures if he has to protect energy workers from the oil price crash. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:50:05 -0400

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Coronavirus in Brooklyn: An I.C.U. Fights for Each Life

Coronavirus in Brooklyn: An I.C.U. Fights for Each Life

Nearly every patient was on a ventilator. Some were in their 80s, some in their 30s. Medical workers were falling fast and had to be resourceful ? ?the alternative,? one said, ?is death.? More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:46:25 +0000

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Single mutation leads to big effects in autism-related gene

Single mutation leads to big effects in autism-related gene

A new study offers clues to why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more common in boys than in girls. National Institutes of Health scientists found that a single amino acid change in the NLGN4 gene, which More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:22 EDT

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Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak

Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak

Queen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes an More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:05:19 -0400

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COVID-19 and labour constraints: Recalling former health care workers not enough

COVID-19 and labour constraints: Recalling former health care workers not enough

While the COVID-19 pandemic has already resulted in mass layoffs in several industries, other essential industries will instead face critical workforce shortages, according to a new report. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:20 EDT

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Using chemistry to unlock the difference between cold- and hot-brew coffee

Using chemistry to unlock the difference between cold- and hot-brew coffee

Cold brew may be the hottest trend in coffee-making, but not much is known about how this process alters the chemical characteristics of the beverage. Now, scientists report that the content of potentially More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:18 EDT

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Muscle protein abundant in the heart plays key role in blood clotting during heart attack

Muscle protein abundant in the heart plays key role in blood clotting during heart attack

A prevalent heart protein known as cardiac myosin, which is released into the body when a person suffers a heart attack, can cause blood to thicken or clot -- worsening damage to heart tissue, a new study More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:10 EDT

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Live Coronavirus News Updates

Live Coronavirus News Updates

President Trump tries to brace Americans for ?the toughest week,? and the C.D.C. begins testing for antibodies. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:50:44 +0000

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Potential of using psychedelic drugs in psychiatry

Potential of using psychedelic drugs in psychiatry

Before they were banned about a half century ago, psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin showed promise for treating conditions including alcoholism and some psychiatric disorders. Researchers say it's More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:17:44 EDT

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Cocky kids: The four-year-olds with the same overconfidence as risk-taking bankers

Cocky kids: The four-year-olds with the same overconfidence as risk-taking bankers

Overconfidence in one's own abilities despite clear evidence to the contrary is present and persistent in children as young as four, a new study has revealed. More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:01:35 EDT

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Now?s a Good Time to Teach Your Kids to Play on Their Own

Now?s a Good Time to Teach Your Kids to Play on Their Own

Independent play is a skill your kids will use for the rest of their lives ? and a way to claim some time for yourself during quarantine. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:48:01 +0000

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New treatment for childhood anxiety works by changing parent behavior

New treatment for childhood anxiety works by changing parent behavior

A study reports that an entirely parent-based treatment, SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions), is as efficacious as individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:01:33 EDT

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Device that tracks location of nurses re-purposed to record patient mobility

Device that tracks location of nurses re-purposed to record patient mobility

By re-purposing badges originally designed to locate nurses and other hospital staff, scientists say they can precisely monitor how patients in the hospital are walking outside of their rooms, a well-known More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:09:02 EDT

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Most diets lead to weight loss and lower blood pressure, but effects largely disappear after a year

Most diets lead to weight loss and lower blood pressure, but effects largely disappear after a year

Reasonably good evidence suggests that most diets result in similar modest weight loss and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors over a period of six months, compared with a usual diet. More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 18:40:08 EDT

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Understanding how the protein tau moves between neurons yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Understanding how the protein tau moves between neurons yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

In the fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer's and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the tau protein is a major culprit. Found abundantly in our brain cells, More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:53:48 EDT

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Study offers new insight into the impact of ancient migrations on the European landscape

Study offers new insight into the impact of ancient migrations on the European landscape

Scientists traced how the two major human migrations recorded in Holocene Europe -- the northwestward movement of Anatolian farmer populations during the Neolithic and the westward movement of Yamnaya More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:53:45 EDT

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New CT scoring criteria for timely diagnosis, treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

New CT scoring criteria for timely diagnosis, treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Updated CT scoring criteria that considers lobe involvement, as well as changes in CT findings (i.e., ground-glass opacity, crazy-paving pattern, and consolidation), could quantitatively and accurately More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:08:33 EDT

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Global nuclear medicine community shares COVID-19 strategies and experiences

Global nuclear medicine community shares COVID-19 strategies and experiences

In an effort to provide safer working environments for nuclear medicine professionals and their patients, clinics across five continents have shared their approaches to containing the spread of COVID-19. More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:08:15 EDT

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Understanding brain tumors in children

Understanding brain tumors in children

The causes of 40% of all cases of certain medulloblastomas -- dangerous brain tumors affecting children -- are hereditary. A genetic defect that occurs in 15% of these children plays a key role by destabilizing More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:29 EDT

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How dopamine drives brain activity

How dopamine drives brain activity

Using a specialized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor that can track dopamine levels, neuroscientists have discovered how dopamine released deep within the brain influences distant brain regions. More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:23 EDT

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Pics, dépistage, confinement: Comment le vocabulaire du coronavirus sème la confusion

Pics, dépistage, confinement: Comment le vocabulaire du coronavirus sème la confusion

Si les autorités ont souvent recours à des termes similaires lorsqu?ils décrivent la pandémie, ils ne parlent pas toujours de la même chose, rendant moins pertinentes les comparaisons au niveau mondia More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:19:16 +0000

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Blocking the iron transport could stop tuberculosis

Blocking the iron transport could stop tuberculosis

The bacteria that cause tuberculosis need iron to survive. Researchers have now solved the first detailed structure of the transport protein responsible for the iron supply. When the iron transport into More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:14 EDT

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Spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure

Spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure

Surgery performed on a fetus in the womb to repair defects from spina bifida triggers the body's ability to restore normal brain structure, new research has discovered. More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:07 EDT

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Reconstructing the clock of human development

Reconstructing the clock of human development

Researchers used iPS cells to reconstructed the human 'segmentation clock,' a key point in early embryonic development that determines how the body gets segmented. The 'segmentation clock' is a genetic More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:16:55 EDT

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The discovery of new compounds for acting on the circadian clock

The discovery of new compounds for acting on the circadian clock

Scientists have succeeded in the discovery of novel compounds to lengthen the period of the circadian clock, and has shed light on their mechanisms of action. More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:26:06 EDT

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Heavy drinking into older age adds 4 cm to waistline

Heavy drinking into older age adds 4 cm to waistline

More than half of drinkers aged 59 and over have been heavy drinkers and this is linked to a significantly larger waistline and increased stroke risk, according to a new study. More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:44:30 EDT

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Infants introduced early to solid foods show gut bacteria changes that may portend future health risks

Infants introduced early to solid foods show gut bacteria changes that may portend future health risks

Infants who were started on solid foods at or before three months of age showed changes in the levels of gut bacteria and bacterial byproducts, called short-chain fatty acids, measured in their stool samples, More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:23:16 EDT

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Regular exercise benefits immunity -- even in isolation

Regular exercise benefits immunity -- even in isolation

A new analysis highlights the power of regular, daily exercise on our immune system and the importance of people continuing to work-out even in lockdown. More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:23:14 EDT

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Fast-tracking COVID-19 diagnostic, therapeutic solutions

Fast-tracking COVID-19 diagnostic, therapeutic solutions

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, scientists are working to move solutions to diagnose and treat the virus to the marketplace as soon as possible. More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:23:04 EDT

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Individuals taking class of steroid medications at high risk for COVID-19

Individuals taking class of steroid medications at high risk for COVID-19

Individuals taking a class of steroid hormones called glucocorticoids for conditions such as asthma, allergies and arthritis on a routine basis may be unable to mount a normal stress response and are at More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:01:19 EDT

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Caring for seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

Caring for seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

Scientists lay out guidelines and best practices for healthcare providers and family caregivers who are providing care for older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:01:17 EDT

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Where in the brain does creativity come from? Evidence from jazz musicians

Where in the brain does creativity come from? Evidence from jazz musicians

A new brain-imaging study has studied the brain activity of jazz guitarists during improvisation to show that creativity is, in fact, driven primarily by the right hemisphere in musicians who are comparatively More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:01:04 EDT

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Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle

Removing the novel coronavirus from the water cycle

Researchers have called for more research to determine the best ways to keep SARS-CoV-19 out of the water cycle. They also suggest that developed nations should finance water treatment systems in the developing More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:23:47 EDT

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What

What 'Peaks,' 'Lockdowns' and 'Testing' Mean When Talking About Coronavirus

Officials often use similar words when describing the pandemic, but they are not always talking about the same thing, making global comparisons less useful. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:12:09 +0000

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A twist connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology

A twist connecting magnetism and electronic-band topology

Materials that combine topological electronic properties and quantum magnetism are of high current interest, for the quantum many-body physics that can unfold in them and for possible applications in electronic More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:12:54 EDT

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New measurements reveal evidence of elusive particles in a newly-discovered superconductor

New measurements reveal evidence of elusive particles in a newly-discovered superconductor

Researchers have used high-resolution microscopy tools to peer at the inner-workings of an unusual type of superconductor, uranium ditelluride (UTe2). Their measurements reveal strong evidence that this More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:51:23 EDT

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A combined optical transmitter and receiver

A combined optical transmitter and receiver

Researchers have developed a tiny unit that is both an optical transmitter and a receiver. More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:51:13 EDT

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Capturing 3D microstructures in real time

Capturing 3D microstructures in real time

Researchers have invented a machine-learning based algorithm for quantitatively characterizing material microstructure in three dimensions and in real time. This algorithm applies to most structural materials More...

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:40:03 EDT

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A new way to fine-tune exotic materials: Thin, stretch and clamp

A new way to fine-tune exotic materials: Thin, stretch and clamp

Turning a brittle oxide into a flexible membrane and stretching it on a tiny apparatus flipped it from a conducting to an insulating state and changed its magnetic properties. The technique can be used More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:21 EDT

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Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

A man is in custody after shoppers were attacked in a suspected terror incident in Romans-sur-Isère. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:53:45 GMT

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Experiments lead to slip law for better forecasts of glacier speed, sea-level rise

Experiments lead to slip law for better forecasts of glacier speed, sea-level rise

Backed by experimental data from a laboratory machine that simulates the huge forces involved in glacier flow, glaciologists have written an equation that accounts for the motion of ice that rests on the More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:45:17 EDT

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3D reconstructions of individual nanoparticles

3D reconstructions of individual nanoparticles

Want to find out how to design and build materials atom by atom? A new liquid phase electron microscopy will advance full control of nanoengineering. Whether a material catalyzes chemical reactions or More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:37 EDT

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Turning cells into computers with protein logic gates

Turning cells into computers with protein logic gates

New artificial proteins have been created to function as molecular logic gates. Like their electronic counterparts in computers, these biochemical tools can be used to program the behavior of complex systems, More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:33 EDT

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Scientists develop

Scientists develop 'backpack' computers to track wild animals in hard-to-reach habitats

To truly understand an animal species is to observe its behavior and social networks in the wild. With new technology, researchers are able to track tiny animals that divide their time between flying around More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:28 EDT

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Smaller scale solutions needed for rapid progress towards emissions targets

Smaller scale solutions needed for rapid progress towards emissions targets

Low-carbon technologies that are smaller scale, more affordable, and can be mass deployed are more likely to enable a faster transition to net-zero emissions, according to a new study. Innovations ranging More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:44:22 EDT

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French coronavirus death toll hits new high as nursing home tally swells

French coronavirus death toll hits new high as nursing home tally swells

The total number of deaths from the coronavirus in France reached a new high on Saturday as the government included more previously unreported deaths in nursing homes. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 18:12:29 -0400

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Giant umbrellas shift from convenient canopy to sturdy storm shield

Giant umbrellas shift from convenient canopy to sturdy storm shield

In a new approach to storm surge protection, a team has created a preliminary design for dual-purpose kinetic umbrellas that would provide shade during fair weather and could be tilted in advance of a More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:46:14 EDT

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Brazil

Brazil's lawmakers pass 'war budget' as coronavirus cases surpass 10,000

Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a constitutional amendment for a "war budget" to separate coronavirus-related spending from the government's main budget and shield the economy as the country More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 18:08:19 -0400

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Device that tracks location of nurses re-purposed to record patient mobility

Device that tracks location of nurses re-purposed to record patient mobility

By re-purposing badges originally designed to locate nurses and other hospital staff, scientists say they can precisely monitor how patients in the hospital are walking outside of their rooms, a well-known More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:09:02 EDT

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Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak

Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak

Queen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes an More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:05:19 -0400

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A friendlier way to deal with nitrate pollution

A friendlier way to deal with nitrate pollution

Learning from nature, scientists have found a catalyst that efficiently transforms nitrate into nitrite -- an environmentally important reaction -- without requiring high temperature or acidity, and now More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 10:09:00 EDT

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Gangs suspected as 19 die in shootout in Northern Mexico

Gangs suspected as 19 die in shootout in Northern Mexico

At least 19 people have died in a shootout between suspected gangsters in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua, local authorities said on Saturday, in one of the country's worst outbreaks of gang violence More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:03:50 -0400

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Live Coronavirus News Updates

Live Coronavirus News Updates

President Trump tries to brace Americans for ?the toughest week,? and the C.D.C. begins testing for antibodies. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:50:44 +0000

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Discovery of life in solid rock deep beneath sea may inspire new search for life on Mars

Discovery of life in solid rock deep beneath sea may inspire new search for life on Mars

Newly discovered single-celled creatures living deep beneath the seafloor have provided clues about how to find life on Mars. These bacteria were discovered living in tiny cracks inside volcanic rocks More...

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 08:05:06 EDT

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Discovery challenges nuclear theory

Discovery challenges nuclear theory

A discovery by a team of nuclear physicists could change how atoms are understood by scientists and help explain extreme phenomena in outer space. More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:40 EDT

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Scientists see energy gap modulations in a cuprate superconductor

Scientists see energy gap modulations in a cuprate superconductor

Scientists studying high-Tc superconductors have definitive evidence for the existence of a state of matter known as a pair density wave -- first predicted by theorists some 50 years ago. Their results More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:27 EDT

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Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

Romans-sur-Isère: Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

A man is in custody after shoppers were attacked in a suspected terror incident in Romans-sur-Isère. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:53:45 GMT

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Models explain changes in cooking meat

Models explain changes in cooking meat

Mathematicians show that by modelling meat as a fluid-saturated matrix of elastic proteins, which are deformed as the fluid moves, cooking behaviors can be simulated more precisely. More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:05 EDT

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Stable perovskite LEDs one step closer

Stable perovskite LEDs one step closer

Researchers have developed a perovskite light-emitting diode (LED) with both high efficiency and long operational stability. More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:08:00 EDT

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Uncertain climate future could disrupt energy systems

Uncertain climate future could disrupt energy systems

Scientists have published a new study proposing an optimization methodology for designing climate-resilient energy systems and to help ensure that communities will be able to meet future energy needs given More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:16:53 EDT

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The candy-cola soda geyser experiment, at different altitudes

The candy-cola soda geyser experiment, at different altitudes

Dropping Mentos® candies into a bottle of soda causes a foamy jet to erupt. Although science fair exhibitors can tell you that this geyser results from rapid degassing of the beverage induced by the candies, More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:16:51 EDT

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Smartphone videos produce highly realistic 3D face reconstructions

Smartphone videos produce highly realistic 3D face reconstructions

Normally, it takes pricey equipment and expertise to create an accurate 3D reconstruction of someone's face. Now, researchers have pulled off the feat using video recorded on an ordinary smartphone. Shooting More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:26:09 EDT

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What 'Peaks,' 'Lockdowns' and 'Testing' Mean When Talking About Coronavirus

Officials often use similar words when describing the pandemic, but they are not always talking about the same thing, making global comparisons less useful. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:12:09 +0000

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AI finds 2D materials in the blink of an eye

AI finds 2D materials in the blink of an eye

A research team has introduced a machine-learning algorithm that can scan through microscope images to find 2D materials like graphene. This work can help shorten the time required for 2D material-based More...

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:26:04 EDT

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Live Coronavirus News Updates

Live Coronavirus News Updates

President Trump tries to brace Americans for ?the toughest week,? and the C.D.C. begins testing for antibodies. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:50:44 +0000

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Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole

Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole

Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as 'intermediate-mass,' which betrayed its existence by tearing apart a wayward More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:22:51 EDT

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'Tequila' powered biofuels more efficient than corn or sugar

Agave tequilana, the plant native to Mexico used to make tequila, could prove to be an efficient alternative to sugarcane and corn to make biofuels in semi-arid regions. This research is the first to look More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:01:08 EDT

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New quantum technology could help diagnose and treat heart condition

New quantum technology could help diagnose and treat heart condition

The conductivity of living organs, such as the heart, could be imaged non-invasively using quantum technology, which has the potential to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation. More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:00:59 EDT

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Artificial intelligence can help some businesses but may not work for others

Artificial intelligence can help some businesses but may not work for others

The temptation for businesses to use artificial intelligence and other technology to improve performance, drive down labor costs, and better the bottom line is understandable. But before pursuing automation More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:00:49 EDT

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Surfing the waves: Electrons break law to go with the flow

Surfing the waves: Electrons break law to go with the flow

Researchers measure how fluid changes the movement of electrons. More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:00:41 EDT

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On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn carbon dioxide into new products

On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn carbon dioxide into new products

Chemists have created a hybrid system of bacteria and nanowires that captures energy from sunlight and transfers it to the bacteria to turn carbon dioxide and water into organic molecules and oxygen. On More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:00:31 EDT

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Wearable device lets patients with type 2 diabetes safely use affordable insulin option

Wearable device lets patients with type 2 diabetes safely use affordable insulin option

Adults with type 2 diabetes requiring insulin therapy can safely achieve good blood sugar control using regular human insulin (RHI) in a wearable, patch-like insulin delivery device called V-Go®. More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:32:56 EDT

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'Smart' devices effective in reducing adverse outcomes of heart condition

A new study highlights the feasible use of mobile health (mHealth) devices to help with the screening and detection of a common heart condition. More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:32:48 EDT

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All the live stream concerts you can watch during the coronavirus shutdown (Updated)     - CNET

All the live stream concerts you can watch during the coronavirus shutdown (Updated) - CNET

Stream concerts of your favorite bands and musicians like Beyonce, Ben Folds, Dead & Company, Grand Ole Opry, Diplo, Melissa Etheridge, and more. #couchtour More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:18:00 +0000

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New artificial intelligence system can empower medical professionals in diagnosing skin diseases

New artificial intelligence system can empower medical professionals in diagnosing skin diseases

Researchers have developed a deep learning-based artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can accurately classify cutaneous skin disorders, predict malignancy, suggest primary treatment options, and More...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:27:04 EDT

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WWE WrestleMania 36: Live updates, results and match ratings     - CNET

WWE WrestleMania 36: Live updates, results and match ratings - CNET

The strangest WrestleMania of all time. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:00:01 +0000

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Weighing in on the origin of heavy elements

Weighing in on the origin of heavy elements

Nuclear physicists conducted a physics experiment that utilizes novel techniques to study the nature and origin of heavy elements in the universe. More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:16:56 EDT

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The best self-cleaning water bottles for the tastiest tap water in 2020     - CNET

The best self-cleaning water bottles for the tastiest tap water in 2020 - CNET

These bottles zap bacteria and viruses to keep you safe and your water tasting fresh. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:58:00 +0000

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New explanation for sudden heat collapses in plasmas can help create fusion energy

New explanation for sudden heat collapses in plasmas can help create fusion energy

Researchers find that jumbled magnetic fields in the core of fusion plasmas can cause the entire plasma discharge to suddenly collapse. More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:16:52 EDT

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Best phones of 2020     - CNET

Best phones of 2020 - CNET

Hand-picked by CNET editors, these are the best phones right now. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:44:00 +0000

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Tiny optical cavity could make quantum networks possible

Tiny optical cavity could make quantum networks possible

Engineers have shown that atoms in optical cavities could be foundational to the creation of a quantum internet. More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:22:22 EDT

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Mil-Spec Ford F-150 will roll with the best of them     - Roadshow

Mil-Spec Ford F-150 will roll with the best of them - Roadshow

Known for its boss Hummer H1 creations, the Detroit-based company tackled the F-150 with pretty stellar results. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:31:31 +0000

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How at risk are you of getting a virus on an airplane?

How at risk are you of getting a virus on an airplane?

Fair or not, airplanes have a reputation for germs. However, there are ways to minimize the risks. This research is especially used for air travel where there is an increased risk for contagious infection More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:21:26 EDT

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Best AirPods accessories for 2020     - CNET

Best AirPods accessories for 2020 - CNET

The Apple AirPods are a super popular iPhone accessory that have spurred a cottage industry of more accessories. Here are some of our top picks. More...

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:27:00 +0000

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Mystery solved: The origin of the colors in the first color photographs

Mystery solved: The origin of the colors in the first color photographs

A palette of colors on a silver plate: that is what the world's first color photograph looks like. It was taken by French physicist Edmond Becquerel in 1848. His process was empirical, never explained, More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:42:46 EDT

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Unique structural fluctuations at ice surface promote autoionization of water molecules

Unique structural fluctuations at ice surface promote autoionization of water molecules

Hydrated protons at the surface of water ice are of fundamental importance in a variety of physicochemical phenomena on earth and in the universe. Hydrated protons can be introduced by the autoionization More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:24:18 EDT

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Heart attack on a chip: Scientists model conditions of ischemia on a microfluidic device

Heart attack on a chip: Scientists model conditions of ischemia on a microfluidic device

Researchers invented a microfluidic chip containing cardiac cells that is capable of mimicking hypoxic conditions following a heart attack - specifically when an artery is blocked in the heart and then More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:24:14 EDT

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New wastewater treatment process removes health hazardous chemicals

New wastewater treatment process removes health hazardous chemicals

A research team has developed a novel wastewater treatment system that can effectively remove conventional pollutants, and recover valuable resources such as phosphorus and organic materials. This novel More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:03:55 EDT

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A 'cardiac patch with bioink' developed to repair heart

Medical researchers have developed an 'in vivo priming' with heart-derived bioink. Using engineered stem cells and 3D bioprinting technology, they began developing medicines for cardiovascular diseases. More...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:03:52 EDT