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IIT-G develops low-cost tech to produce anti-ageing compounds

4 hours 24 min ago
Patented by a professor and a student, membrane technology uses a wide range of farm resources, including citrus fruits, berries, pulses, tea and onions

Types of heart damage experienced by COVID-19 patients identified

4 hours 57 min ago
The researchers assessed the heart scans of 305 adult patients

Lilly antibody drug fails in a COVID-19 study; others go on

8 hours 49 min ago
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said a closer look did not verify a safety problem but found a low chance that the drug would prove helpful for hospitalised patients.

On the moon, water everywhere but not a drop to drink yet

Earth is a wet world, with vast salty oceans, large freshwater lakes and ice caps that serve as water reservoirs.

New species of Echinops found in Sahyadri mountains

It is a genus of about 130 species of flowering plants and unique because of the size of its composite inflorescence

Smell a fish

Why is fish smell unpleasant for some people?Researchers have found that some people carry a mutation in a particular gene that makes fish odour less

Problems with the Indian supermodel for COVID-19

Basing public health policy on flawed models can be dangerous

Room temperature superconductivity, possible but under severe pressure

A new material composed of carbon, hydrogen and sulphur superconducts at 15 degrees Celsius

How an asymptomatic player turned super-spreader

A single index player in a baseball game spread the virus to 20 other players of his team, but probably not on the field

Evidence of dairy production in the Indus Valley Civilisation

Traces indicate that milk may have been boiled before consumption

The best from the science journals: Cool paint to universal flu vaccine

Here is some of the most interesting research to have appeared in top science journals last week

Asteroid samples leaking from jammed NASA spacecraft

Because of the sudden turn of events, scientists won’t know how much the sample capsule holds until it’s back on Earth.

We’re learning from the shortcomings of the first Green Revolution: academic Shailaja Fennell

New research at University of Cambridge focuses on rural knowledge systems and sustainable practices to safeguard the ecosystem

Watch | Can mosquitoes taste human blood?

A video on the findings from a research conducted by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in U.S.

New pair of salivary glands in humans discovered

The team proposed the name “tubarial glands”

U.K. scientific advisor says coronavirus unlikely to be eradicated

“If vaccines are just around the corner then, in my view, we should try and keep the incidence as low as we can now,” John Edmunds, a member of Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies, told lawmakers.

Research shows evidence of a river flowing through the Thar Desert 172,000 years ago

The presence of a river running through the central Thar Desert would have offered a life-line to Paleolithic populations, and potentially an important corridor for migrations

Watch | What are vaccines?

A video explainer on how vaccines work and why they are important

NASA spacecraft grabs sample of rocks from asteroid Bennu

Located over 100 million miles from Earth Bennu could hold clues to the origins of life on Earth, scientists say.

Touch-and-go: NASA's Osiris-Rex set to collect samples from asteroid Bennu

If the first attempt doesn’t work, Osiris-Rex can try again. Any collected samples won’t reach Earth until 2023.