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Study says artificial pancreas found safe in children

Sunday, April 30, 2017

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A study among young children has proved that artificial pancreas for people with type-1 diabetes are found that automates blood sugar control. ALSO READ: All you need to know about PM Modi’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ The study compared how well 12 children between ages 5-8 were able to control their diabetes using their usual insulin pump …

NASA eyes intensifying tropical cyclone ‘Frances’

Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Two NASA satellites have provided forecasters in Australia with visible and rainfall data as tropical cyclone ‘Frances‘ strengthened in the western Timor Sea. NASA’s Aqua satellite has captured a visible image of the storm that showed a cloud-filled eye, while the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite found heaving rainfall occurring. Frances formed …

Oceans at risk due to rising levels of carbon dioxide

Friday, April 28, 2017

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Washington: As the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increases and the acidity of water changes, it might lead to change in crucial marine process. Climate change may be putting cyanobacteria, that are crucial to the functioning of the ocean, at risk. In a paper published in Science, a team of researchers from Florida …

Scientists suggest improvement in animal testing protocols for production of drugs

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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Animal rights activists have been debating about the use of animals in biomedical research since long but scientists suggest improvements to animal testing protocols could boost credibility and usefulness. Two leading scientists writing in the European Journal of Internal Medicine give their expert view of the importance of animal testing to medical progress and present …

A 13-year-old mathematical wonder!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Complex calculations are a source of nightmares for most, but for 13-year-old Aditi Sharma who can perform mathematical problems in a matter of seconds, it is, quite literally, child’s play. Aditi emerged as the winner of the ‘listening competition’ in the 12th State level Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Championship held here recently, where 60 students …

NASA looks at newly formed Tropical Depression 3W in 3-D

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Washington: Tropical Depression 03W formed in the Pacific Ocean west of Guam on April 24, 2017, and data from the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite was used to look at the storm in 3-D. Tropical Depression 03W formed on April 24 at 2100 UTC (5 p.m. EDT) about 201 nautical miles north-northwest …

New species of seasonal flower called Iris found in Manipur

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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A new species of popular seasonal flower is fond in Manipur which is annually offered during the Manipuri new year-Cheiraoba in April, the flower is India’s newest Iris flower species said the Principal scientist, Dr Huidrom Birkumar of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-North East institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Imphal unit on …

Researchers relate extreme weather to global warming

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Washington: In the past, scientists typically avoided linking individual weather events to climate change, citing the challenges of teasing apart human influence from the natural variability of the weather. But that is changing. “Over the past decade, there’s been an explosion of research, to the point that we are seeing results released within a few …

This 3-D skin printer can heal severe burns faster

Monday, April 24, 2017

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In what could be a major revolution in medical science, a newly-developed method for using a modified printer that covers wounds with healthy skin cells can make the traditional burn treatment a history. A team of Charles III University of Madrid researchers has demonstrated, for the first time, that, using the new 3D printing technology, …

Elon Musk planning to link brains and computers in next four years

Sunday, April 23, 2017

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Linking imagination with technology, Tesla motors CEO Elon Musk, is planning to link human brain and computers in his company named Neural lace to develop a new language ‘concensual telepathy’ in next four years. Neuralink has already been registered in California as ‘medical research’ company last year. The technology looks straight out of fiction movies like …

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