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.
20 Aug 2020
Coronavirus may cause heart damage even in mild, asymptomatic cases
The coronavirus is known to be a disease that impacts the lungs, however, it has been found that several COVID-19 patients have sustained heart damage after recovery.
09 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: Asymptomatic cases may be key to ending pandemic
For months, it has been known that although the novel coronavirus is highly contagious, a large portion of infected individuals witnesses only mild or no symptoms.
04 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: US scientists identify possible treatment for SARS-CoV-2
A study in the United States has found a potential therapeutic treatment for COVID-19, the viral disease that has afflicted over 18 million worldwide.
28 Jul 2020
Israeli study finds link between coronavirus and Vitamin D levels
A major study conducted by Israeli researchers has found a correlation between adequate levels of Vitamin D and the ability to fight off a coronavirus infection more quickly or effectively in people.
25 Jul 2020
Study identifies 21 existing drugs that could treat COVID-19
A recent study identified 21 existing drugs that could be used to treat COVID-19. The drugs can notably stop the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the study found.
23 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: Could this drug be the treatment we're looking for?
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across the world, the search for a treatment or cure remains on.
21 Jul 2020
Can a recovered patient be infected again by coronavirus?
As Oxford University's vaccine candidate for COVID-19 has been found safe and effective, there remains obscurity over how long immunity against the novel coronavirus will last.
06 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: Large-scale Spanish study finds only 5% people developed antibodies
A large-scale study in Spain has found that only 5% of the population has developed antibodies against COVID-19.
23 Jun 2020
How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause
As the coronavirus pandemic has sickened over 9 million people worldwide, there has been growing consensus on how the disease gets transmitted, The Wall Street Journal reported.
22 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Testing negative probably isn't the free pass you think
Over the past six months, the novel coronavirus pandemic has infected nearly ninety lakh people and killed over 4.6 lakh worldwide.
21 May 2020
Healthcare workers in UK begin COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trial
Healthcare workers in the United Kingdom will begin taking hydroxychloroquine on Thursday as part of a trial to test the drug's efficacy in preventing COVID-19.
16 Apr 2020
New test for COVID-19 could be more effective, says study
Around the world, millions have been tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) using RT-PCR technology.
12 Apr 2020
Deleted Chinese university notices suggest clampdown on coronavirus research
As China continues to draw backlash over its handling of the coronavirus crisis, a report suggested that the government may be cracking down on academic research related to the origins of the virus.
09 Apr 2020
New study warns against lifting lockdown before COVID-19 vaccine arrives
The coronavirus pandemic has compelled many countries to impose strict lockdowns, including India.
19 Mar 2020
Meet the Indian-origin researcher who helped isolate coronavirus strain
A team of researchers in Canada recently managed to isolate the novel coronavirus, called SARS-CoV-2, responsible for the current COVID-19 pandemic.
25 Dec 2019
#CareerBytes: How to join R&AW? Here's everything you should know
The Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW or RAW) is the foreign intelligence agency of the country.
13 Dec 2019
Earth's deepest point on land found hidden under Antarctica's ice-sheet
For decades, scientists have wondered what lies beneath the ice sheets of Antarctica. Well, as per new findings, the White continent has been hiding a whole lot from us.
08 Nov 2019
Dozen red wine bottles launched into space; here's why
Last week, a dozen bottles of red wine were blasted off from a NASA launchpad in Virginia. The Bordeaux wines have already made their way to the International Space Station (ISS).
30 Oct 2019
By 2050, Mumbai, Kolkata may get completely flooded, says research
As global warming continues, polar ice will melt faster and coastal regions worldwide will be swallowed by the swelling seas.
25 Oct 2019
#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) are two of the most popular entrance exams in India.
24 Oct 2019
Want to boost Wi-Fi range? This software is the answer
As we continue to drift into the era of smart homes, a strong Wi-Fi solution has become the need of the hour.
25 Sep 2019
This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'
In academia, Wikipedia is often looked down upon. Something about it permitting edits by anyone that professors just can't stand.
24 Sep 2019
New study finds proof that Venus could once support life
Ever since the NASA's Pioneer Venus project suggested back in the 1980s that the planet might have had an ocean, scientists have been struggling to understand what exactly happened that turned Venus into the inhospitable hellscape it is today.
23 Sep 2019
Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day
On Saturday, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, observed its third edition of the annual Industry Day event.
23 Sep 2019
Common infection responsible for Neanderthals' extinction? New study reveals so
The extinction of the Neanderthals has long been an unsolved mystery for anthropologists.
22 Sep 2019
#CareerBytes: Five reasons why you should appear for GATE exam
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates in the country.
14 Sep 2019
Study finds dead bodies continue to move months after death
For the longest time, humans have believed that after a person dies, their corpses remain still, especially after rigor mortis sets in. However, Australian scientists have recently made a startling discovery.
10 Sep 2019
Scientists may have found the secret to reverse aging
Since, well, forever, humans have tried to find ways to make them look and feel younger; homemade face packs, makeup, botox, exercise, etc., which don't truly deliver the desired effect.
26 Aug 2019
IIT-Guwahati researchers develop lab-grown artificial meat that's eco-friendly
While all agricultural practices have varying effects on the environment, meat production is associated with accelerating the greenhouse effect due to animal methane, excessive waste, fossil fuel usage, and inordinate consumption of water and land.