Articles about Research
29 Nov 2021Technology
The next logical step to 3D printing inanimate objects is to print living beings, and a team of researchers appears to have done just that. They have developed an ink that can be 3D printed that comprises engineered bacterial cells.
16 Nov 2021World
China has overtaken the United States as the world's richest country, a recent report by the research arm of consultants McKinsey & Co. revealed.
23 Oct 2021India
COVID-19 reduced life expectancy in India by two years in 2020, a study found.
29 Sep 2021World
Air pollution likely contributed to nearly six million premature births and almost three million underweight babies around the world in 2019, according to a study published on Wednesday.
24 Sep 2021World
Fossilized footprints discovered in New Mexico indicate that early humans were walking across North America around 23,000 years ago, researchers reported Thursday.
15 Sep 2021Technology
Immunity generated by the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine lasts for at least six months, and there is no indicator that vaccinated people will need a booster shot, according to a study.
09 Sep 2021Technology
Breastfeeding mothers vaccinated with Pfizer or Moderna preventive experienced similar side effects to what have previously been reported in non-breastfeeding women, while infants exhibited no adverse events after immunization, a study has found.
01 Sep 2021Technology
A team led by an Indian-origin researcher in Canada has developed a system that increases the correctness and reliability of online health-related searches by 80% to help people make better decisions about topics such as COVID-19.
28 Aug 2021India
A single dose of Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN in previously COVID-19-infected individuals elicits a similar antibody response as obtained with two doses of the vaccine in those without a previous history of the disease, according to an ICMR study.
26 Aug 2021Technology
People infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, are most contagious two days before, and three days after they develop symptoms, according to a study conducted in China.
25 Aug 2021Technology
The breast milk of lactating mothers who have received the COVID-19 vaccine contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to a study.
23 Aug 2021Technology
Researchers have identified an antibody that is highly protective at low doses against a wide range of variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes the deadly COVID-19.
12 Aug 2021Technology
COVID-19 may behave like other common-cold coronaviruses in the next few years, affecting mostly young children who haven't yet been vaccinated or exposed to the virus, according to a modeling study published on Thursday.
10 Aug 2021World
The global eradication of COVID-19 is more feasible than it is for polio, but considerably less so than it was for smallpox, according to an analysis published in the journal BMJ Global Health on Tuesday.
05 Aug 2021World
Even a small increase in the levels of fine particle pollution (PM2.5) is associated with a greater risk of dementia for people living in those areas, shows a study conducted in the US.
03 Aug 2021India
A team of researchers from Delhi University has recently discovered a frog species from the Western Ghats and named it after former vice-chancellor Professor Deepak Pental, according to a statement.
13 Jul 2021Technology
Researchers have designed a synthetic defective SARS-CoV-2 that can interfere with the growth of the real virus, potentially leading to the extinction of both the COVID-19 causing pathogen and the artificial one.
12 Jul 2021Technology
A new single-dose, intranasal COVID-19 vaccine fully protects mice against lethal infection, and also blocks transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in ferrets, a study has shown.
09 Jul 2021Technology
The risk of severe illness and death from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is extremely low in children and teenagers, according to comprehensive analyses of public health data in the UK.
08 Jul 2021Technology
Scientists have identified a novel target for a drug that can treat SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, and also help tackle a future coronavirus pandemic.
08 Jul 2021World
Nearly 740,000 excess deaths in India annually can be attributed to abnormally hot and cold temperatures related to climate change, according to a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal.
06 Jul 2021Technology
Scientists have found a recipe for even more effective, powerful vaccines against the coronavirus and its rapidly emerging variants based on the way human cells activate the immune system in response to COVID-19 infection.
25 Jun 2021World
An international group of archaeologists has discovered a missing piece in the story of human evolution.
23 Jun 2021Technology
Scientists have developed a universal vaccine that protected mice not just against COVID-19 but also other coronaviruses while triggering the immune system to fight off a dangerous variant.
19 Jun 2021Technology
The world is only beginning to grasp the significance and applicability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones in real-world situations.
17 Jun 2021Technology
Corticosteroids, a class of drugs that lowers inflammation, may be an effective treatment for children who develop a rare disorder called multisystem inflammatory system (MIS-C) after COVID-19 infection, according to a study.
16 Jun 2021Technology
Exposure to the rhinovirus, that causes the common cold infection can provide protection against infection by the SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study.
21 May 2021Technology
The novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 could cause no more than common cold-like coughs and sniffles within the next decade, according to a study.
10 May 2021Technology
Although two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine confer protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it's not enough to enable them to dispense with masks, physical distancing, and safety measures, a study said.
21 Apr 2021Technology
Simple oral hygiene measures could help lower the risk of novel coronavirus transmission from the mouth to the lungs, and help prevent severe instances of COVID-19, according to a study published in the Journal of Oral Medicine and Dental Research.
19 Apr 2021Technology
Wearing two tightly-fitted face masks can double the effectiveness of filtering out SARS-CoV-2-sized particles, preventing them from reaching the wearer's nose and mouth and causing COVID-19, according to a study.
06 Apr 2021Technology
Masks and a good ventilation system are more important than social distancing for reducing the airborne spread of COVID-19 inside a room, a modeling study suggests.
25 Mar 2021Technology
Potentially deadly heatwaves will likely become more commonplace in South Asian countries, including India, in the coming decades even if global warming is limited to 1.5 degree Celsius, according to a new study.
21 Feb 2021Technology
A group of international researchers published a technical paper on Thursday explaining that they were able to communicate in real-time with lucid dreamers.
11 Feb 2021Technology
Obesity, age, and the state of COVID-19 infection influence the number of virus particles an infected person breathes out, according to a new study which says these factors determine if a person becomes a superspreader of the virus.
05 Feb 2021Technology
COVID-19 patients who suffer a cardiac arrest are far more likely to die than those who are not infected, according to a study published on Friday which found that women, in particular, have the highest risk.
30 Jan 2021World
A World Health Organization team visited a hospital on Friday where China says the first COVID-19 patients were treated more than a year ago as part of the experts' long-awaited fact-finding mission on the origins of COVID-19.
14 Dec 2020Business
Researchers have confirmed what many of us anticipated — the fear of missing out (or FOMO in colloquial language) after seeing social media posts of others is real. It is prominent to the extent that it adversely affects your job performance.
21 Nov 2020Technology
A team of Indian-origin scientists in the United States has discovered a possible treatment for COVID-19.
12 Nov 2020Technology
A new study has indicated that restaurants, gyms, and hotels have the highest risk of spreading COVID-19.