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'Recoiling' black hole in a nearby star cluster keeps slipping detection, baffling scientists
science

'Recoiling' black hole in a nearby star cluster keeps slipping detection, baffling scientists

Recoiling black holes, like the one in question, are hypothetical objects that are yet to be definitively spotted.

Androgen receptor inhibitors used to treat prostate cancer may also be effective against COVID-19, suggests study
Health

Androgen receptor inhibitors used to treat prostate cancer may also be effective against COVID-19, suggests study

Androgen receptors are specific proteins present on the surface of certain cells that bind to the male hormones testosterone and dihydrotestosterone

New study findings may make it easier for OCD patients to choose between exposure, stress management therapies
Health

New study findings may make it easier for OCD patients to choose between exposure, stress management therapies

A new study showed OCD patients who had pretreatment activation of certain areas in the brain during cognitive processing and reward control responded better to exposure therapy while those who did not show activation in the overlapping areas showed better response to stress management therapy

UN report says environment is deadly, but not hopeless; warns there is time to fix problems but 'window closing fast'
World

UN report says environment is deadly, but not hopeless; warns there is time to fix problems but 'window closing fast'

Climate change, a global major extinction of animals and plants, a human population soaring toward 10 billion, degraded land, polluted air, and plastics, pesticides and hormone-changing chemicals in the water are making the planet an increasing unhealthy place for people, says the scientific report issued by United Nations once every few years

Indian scientist Fr Richard D’Souza on discovering the dark past of our galaxy's neighbour, Andromeda
World

Indian scientist Fr Richard D’Souza on discovering the dark past of our galaxy's neighbour, Andromeda

Fr Richard D’Souza's findings are likely to upset a major paradigm in our understanding of galaxy evolution

Researchers from Michigan create a computer that's smaller than a grain of rice
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Researchers from Michigan create a computer that's smaller than a grain of rice

The world's smallest computer measure just 0.3 mm to a side, completely dwarfed by a grain of rice.

Brain region associated with decision making also determines consciousness: Study
science

Brain region associated with decision making also determines consciousness: Study

The study, conducted on rats, provided evidence that the prefrontal cortex has a switchboard-like relationship with other areas of the brain

Around 55 percent of US parents believe that social media helps them to keep track of their teens: Survey
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Around 55 percent of US parents believe that social media helps them to keep track of their teens: Survey

55 percent of parents read their teens texts or social media pages to learn if their teen was invited to a boy-girl party at the home of an unfamiliar family.

Scientists develop technique to identify explosives and dangerous gases by remotely using lasers
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Scientists develop technique to identify explosives and dangerous gases by remotely using lasers

A product based on the system can be used at airports, toll booths, environmental monitoring of pollutants, and in the battlefield.

Researchers develop heat conducting plastic that could lead to lighter electronics
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Researchers develop heat conducting plastic that could lead to lighter electronics

The process is a major departure from previous approaches, which have focused on adding metallic or ceramic fillers to plastics.

Experts say that Uber needs to make changes to the top management to fix its culture
News & Analysis

Experts say that Uber needs to make changes to the top management to fix its culture

Uber's board has adopted the recommendations of former Attorney General Eric Holder, who investigated its toxic culture of harassment and bullying.

Researchers develop technology to see through the human body with visible light
News & Analysis

Researchers develop technology to see through the human body with visible light

Researchers at the University of Michigan have taken a step towards using visible light to image inside the human body, using yoghurt and crushed glass.

Smartphones of the future could have touchscreens made of transparent silver
News & Analysis

Smartphones of the future could have touchscreens made of transparent silver

The screens developed by University of Michigan would be tarnish-proof, and can be used for devices with flexible screens as well.

Assembly Election 2017: US scientists 'hacked' EVM in 2010; EC refutes Kejriwal, Mayawati's charge of tampering
Politics

Assembly Election 2017: US scientists 'hacked' EVM in 2010; EC refutes Kejriwal, Mayawati's charge of tampering

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged that poll tampering took place during the Punjab elections to ensure that AAP is kept out of the state.

Researchers demonstrate use of audio pulses to hack smartphones and fitness trackers
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Researchers demonstrate use of audio pulses to hack smartphones and fitness trackers

The research calls into question the basic tenet in consumer electronics that software can trust any input that comes from hardware.

University of Michigan researcher uses game theory to craft cyberwarfare strategies
News & Analysis

University of Michigan researcher uses game theory to craft cyberwarfare strategies

Robert Axelrod, a political scientists, has developed a new framework that can guide countries on the appropriate measures to retaliate cyber attacks.

University of Michigan researchers create better matchmaking algorithms for multiplayer games
Gaming

University of Michigan researchers create better matchmaking algorithms for multiplayer games

The University of Michigan researchers have developed a matchmaking system that matches players based on their engagement to the game and level of play.

Indian Origin Researcher creates  FlexDex, a low cost robotic arm for surgeries
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Indian Origin Researcher creates FlexDex, a low cost robotic arm for surgeries

The technology is based on US National Science Foundation-funded engineering research and is being commercialised by FlexDex Surgical.

'Phantom Communication' disease maybe linked to Smartphone addiction: Study
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'Phantom Communication' disease maybe linked to Smartphone addiction: Study

The feeling that your phone is vibrating or ringing when it is not -- known as phantom communication experiences - is linked to your cell phone dependency and technology addiction, a new study has found.

Researchers have identified protein that may help fight ageing
Life

Researchers have identified protein that may help fight ageing

Researchers say they have identified a protein that acts as a powerful protectant against free radicals which cause cell damage and death, ageing and disease.