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Global temperature shifts may play critical role in COVID-19 spread and vulnerability, reveals new study
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Global temperature shifts may play critical role in COVID-19 spread and vulnerability, reveals new study

The researchers found that countries with a mean temperature above 27 degrees Celsius showed unusually low death rates in March and April

After phosphine, Indian researchers now discover amino acid glycine in Venus' atmosphere
science

After phosphine, Indian researchers now discover amino acid glycine in Venus' atmosphere

There are some 500 known amino acids, only 20% of which are encoded for, in living organisms. Glycine is the simplest amino acid.

Cytokine storm may be keeping COVID-19 patients from developing long-term immunity: Study
India

Cytokine storm may be keeping COVID-19 patients from developing long-term immunity: Study

Cytokine storm is an inflammatory condition associated with COVID-19 infection that occurs when a person’s body releases too many pro-inflammatory cytokines.

US immigration department says it may not grant visas to new students if colleges conduct courses online
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US immigration department says it may not grant visas to new students if colleges conduct courses online

The policy to deport already enrolled foreign students if they took classes online was rescinded after being challenged by eight federal lawsuits

All-woman Afghan robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to help treat Coronavirus patients
science

All-woman Afghan robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to help treat Coronavirus patients

The ventilator is easy to carry, runs on battery for 10 hours, and costs roughly $700 to produce, compared with the $20,000 of a traditional ventilator.

Corona of supermassive black hole seen disappearing, reappearing in a remarkable first
science

Corona of supermassive black hole seen disappearing, reappearing in a remarkable first

Changes in brightness usually seen over thousands to millions of years were seen taking place in under a year.

Harvard, MIT sue US immigration authorities over new guidelines for foreign students
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Harvard, MIT sue US immigration authorities over new guidelines for foreign students

"We will pursue this case vigorously so that international students can continue studies without threat of deportation,” Harvard University president Lawrence Bacow said

New source of fast radio bursts with periodic, cyclical pattern catalogued by astronomers
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New source of fast radio bursts with periodic, cyclical pattern catalogued by astronomers

The FRB in question reports like clockwork, in one of the most definitive patterns seen from a source of these flashes.

Tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses packed into a chip that 'remember' images
science

Tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses packed into a chip that 'remember' images

In one test, researchers successfully recreated a grayscale image of the Captain America shield multiple times.

QS World University Rankings 2021: Only IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IISc make it to top 200 from India; MIT retains top spot
India

QS World University Rankings 2021: Only IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IISc make it to top 200 from India; MIT retains top spot

IIT Bombay has dropped 20 positions from last year's world university ranking, IISc dropped by one position, and IIT- Delhi's rank has slipped from the previous rank of 182.

Coronavirus Outbreak: PGIM India Mutual Fund extends support to manufacture low-cost indigenous ventilators in Kerala
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Coronavirus Outbreak: PGIM India Mutual Fund extends support to manufacture low-cost indigenous ventilators in Kerala

The objective of the Project is to design, develop and manufacture 5,000 indigenous mechanical ventilators in the next couple of weeks and deploy them in designated hospitals in rural areas.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Harvard, MIT announce pay cut and salary freeze due to economic fallout of pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Harvard, MIT announce pay cut and salary freeze due to economic fallout of pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown have taken toll on premier US institutions like Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Both are implementing a salary freeze and have stopped hiring new faculty.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Warm and humid weather can slow spread of COVID-19 cases, says MIT study, but precautions still necessary
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Warm and humid weather can slow spread of COVID-19 cases, says MIT study, but precautions still necessary

The researchers said that while there is a relation between heat and humidity and lower numbers of novel coronavirus cases, the "underlying reasoning behind this relationship is still not clear."

MIT researchers develop 'decision map' that finds the best way to deflect incoming asteroid
science

MIT researchers develop 'decision map' that finds the best way to deflect incoming asteroid

The researchers applied their method to Apophis and Bennu, two near-Earth asteroids that are constantly flying-by Earth.

Cambridge City Council passes resolution against CAA, NRC a week after Seattle, becomes second US body to tread on similar path
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Cambridge City Council passes resolution against CAA, NRC a week after Seattle, becomes second US body to tread on similar path

An American city council which houses some of the top universities of the world, including Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has passed a resolution against the CAA and end the NRC

'Muslims living in India for generations will become Stateless': MIT students, faculty, alumni condemn CAA, NRC; full text
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'Muslims living in India for generations will become Stateless': MIT students, faculty, alumni condemn CAA, NRC; full text

The students, faculty, staff, alumni and affiliates of Boston’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) issued a statement expressing solidarity with the protests being witnessed across India against the amended Citizenship Act

At anti-CAA stir in Chicago, Indian-Americans and students say citizenship law a step towards 'rupturing India's social fabric'
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At anti-CAA stir in Chicago, Indian-Americans and students say citizenship law a step towards 'rupturing India's social fabric'

Indian-American Muslim Council, in a statement, strongly condemned the alleged 'brutal crackdown' on students of Jamia and AMU

Empty cartridge found from violence-hit area near Jamia Millia Islamia, but Delhi Police didn't fire, say MHA officials
India

Empty cartridge found from violence-hit area near Jamia Millia Islamia, but Delhi Police didn't fire, say MHA officials

The police did not fire any bullet on protesters near Jamia Millia Islamia here on Sunday, but an empty cartridge was found from the area, a senior Home Ministry official said on Tuesday

CAA protests: After Oxford, Harvard and MIT, London universities demonstrate against police crackdown in Jamia Millia Islamia, AMU
India

CAA protests: After Oxford, Harvard and MIT, London universities demonstrate against police crackdown in Jamia Millia Islamia, AMU

The ripple effect of protests on campuses across the country reached top educational institutions in the world including Oxford, Harvard and Yale and MIT, where students and scholars staged demonstrations against the police crackdown on students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)

Scientists figure out a way to remove carbon dioxide and clear the air
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Scientists figure out a way to remove carbon dioxide and clear the air

MIT researchers claim they’ve found a way to pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and put it in everything from sodas to exotic greenhouse gardens.