Articles about Research
24 Sep 2021
Early humans were walking across North America 23,000 years ago
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 2021
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine produces lasting immune response: Study
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 2021
No serious vaccine side effects in breastfeeding moms, infants: Study
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 2021
Indian-led team develops online search system to limit COVID-19 misinformation
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 2021
Single COVAXIN dose might be enough for those previously infected
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 2021
COVID-19 most-transmissible two days before, three days after symptoms appear
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 2021
Breast milk of vaccinated mothers contains antibodies that fight COVID-19
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 2021
COVID-19 antibody that protects against broad range of variants identified
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 2021
COVID-19 may become childhood disease in few years: Study
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 2021
Global eradication of COVID-19 more feasible than polio: Study
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 2021
Air pollution linked with higher risk of dementia: Study
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 2021
DU researchers discover new frog species in Western Ghats
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 2021
Synthetic SARS-CoV-2 could be used as COVID-19 antiviral therapy: Study
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 2021
Nasal COVID-19 vaccine prevents disease, transmission in animals: Study
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 2021
Severe illness risks, COVID-19 deaths in children very low: Study
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 2021
New drug target to treat coronavirus, fight future pandemic found
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 2021
Over 7L annual deaths in India linked to abnormal temperature
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 2021
Recipe for even more powerful vaccines against COVID-19 found
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 2021
A new mystery human species has been discovered in Israel
An international group of archaeologists has discovered a missing piece in the story of human evolution.
23 Jun 2021
New universal coronavirus vaccine may help prevent future pandemics
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 2021
New AI-enabled drone helps locate disaster victims by their screams
The world is only beginning to grasp the significance and applicability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones in real-world situations.
17 Jun 2021
Anti-inflammatory drug may effectively treat COVID-19 complications in children: Study
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 2021
Exposure to common cold virus may protect from COVID-19: Study
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 2021
COVID-19 could become like common cold in future: Study
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 2021
COVID-19 vaccine offers minimal protection to organ transplant recipients: Study
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 2021
Simple oral hygiene could help reduce COVID-19 severity: Study
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 2021
Wearing two fitted masks may double protection against COVID-19: Study
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 2021
Masks, ventilation stop COVID-19 spread better than social distancing: Study
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 2021
Deadly heatwaves will become more common in South Asia: Scientists
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 2021
Researchers successfully establish two-way communication with sleeping lucid dreamers
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 2021
Scientists unravel what makes some people COVID-19 superspreaders
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 2021
COVID-19 patients have higher risk of dying after cardiac arrest
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 2021
WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that had early virus patients
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 2020
Seeing others' social media posts can affect your work performance
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 2020
Indian-origin scientists in US discover possible COVID-19 treatment
A team of Indian-origin scientists in the United States has discovered a possible treatment for COVID-19.
12 Nov 2020
Restaurants, hotels, gyms have highest risk of spreading COVID-19: Study
A new study has indicated that restaurants, gyms, and hotels have the highest risk of spreading COVID-19.
12 Oct 2020
Coronavirus may survive on glass, banknotes for 28 days: Study
The novel coronavirus may last up to 28 days on glass screens or banknotes, a recent study by Australia's top biosecurity laboratory has found.
02 Sep 2020
To reduce coronavirus spread, you need to limit your talking
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, experts have stressed the importance of wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, among other health precautions.
02 Sep 2020
India: Half of all coronavirus cases in 18-44 age group
The Union Ministry of Health on Wednesday revealed that over half of the total coronavirus infections in India are among people in the age groups 18-44 years.
25 Aug 2020
HK man gets reinfected by coronavirus: What does it mean
A 33-year-old man in Hong Kong has contracted COVID-19 twice this year in what is said to be the first documented case of reinfection, according to preliminary research.