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Coronavirus treatment: US scientists find a way to use charcoal to fight cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients
Health

Coronavirus treatment: US scientists find a way to use charcoal to fight cytokine storm in COVID-19 patients

Certain nanozymes made from charcoal were highly effective antioxidants that help in breaking down the damage-causing reactive oxygen species (ROS).

A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth
science

A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth

Studying the millipede revealed that “a rapid radiative evolution” helped these organisms to come out of aquatic ecosystems and start living in “complex forest grade communities” in just 40 million years.

American killed in Kenya hotel siege had survived 9/11 attack on World Trade Centre; Jason Spindler would have turned 41 on Monday
World

American killed in Kenya hotel siege had survived 9/11 attack on World Trade Centre; Jason Spindler would have turned 41 on Monday

The American man who was among the 21 people killed in an attack at a hotel in Kenya capital Nairobi had survived the 9/11 attacks. Jason Spindler specialised in emerging economies.

Next-gen fabric; mobile app that sends personalised message from user among top 3 selected for Nexus incubation
Business

Next-gen fabric; mobile app that sends personalised message from user among top 3 selected for Nexus incubation

The first batch of Nexus had graduated in July last year, which had 10 start-ups chosen from over 113 applications from all over India.

ECG Sudarshan dies at 86: Theoretical physicist was nominated for Nobel Prize multiple times
News & Analysis

ECG Sudarshan dies at 86: Theoretical physicist was nominated for Nobel Prize multiple times

The world of science has lost an eminent physicist with the passing away of Prof. ECG Sudarshan, who was nominated for Nobel Prize several times.

Fear grips Austin as investigators reveal serial bomber may have used tripwire in latest blast
World

Fear grips Austin as investigators reveal serial bomber may have used tripwire in latest blast

The hunt for Austin serial bomber took a new, more sinister turn on Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered by a tripwire.

Researchers have developed new algorithms for robots so that they can learn and perform task by interacting with other humans
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Researchers have developed new algorithms for robots so that they can learn and perform task by interacting with other humans

Currently, several techniques in AI require robots to interact with their environment for extended periods of time to learn how to optimally perform a task.

Google and NASA announce the discovery of two new planets around distant stars using advanced computer analysis
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Google and NASA announce the discovery of two new planets around distant stars using advanced computer analysis

The data came from the Kepler telescope which NASA had launched as part of a planet-finding mission that is expected to end next year.

'More arrests possible' in Sherin Mathews case, police say mother 'not co-operating'
World

'More arrests possible' in Sherin Mathews case, police say mother 'not co-operating'

Richardson Police Department in Texas confirmed that more arrests are possible in the still “dynamic” and “active” investigation into the disappearance of a three-year-old Indian girl child Sherin Mathews in this affluent Texas suburb.

University of Texas to remove statues of Robert E Lee, other Confederate figures
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University of Texas to remove statues of Robert E Lee, other Confederate figures

University of Texas president Greg Fenves has ordered the removal of statues of Robert E Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus

Ten Indian start-ups graduate from 'Nexus Incubator' after a 10-week training programme
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Ten Indian start-ups graduate from 'Nexus Incubator' after a 10-week training programme

The first batch of 10 Indian start-ups was on Friday graduated from the "Nexus Incubator", a collaboration between the University of Texas and the US State Department, during an event here.

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant to coach India's top prospects at the NBA Academy on visit
Sports

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant to coach India's top prospects at the NBA Academy on visit

Durant averaged 25.1 points, 8.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.6 blocks and 1.1 steals per game during the 2016-17 NBA season while leading the Golden State Warriors to the franchise's fifth NBA Championship.

Shootout at Irving, Texas: Two students dead in suspected murder-suicide incident
World

Shootout at Irving, Texas: Two students dead in suspected murder-suicide incident

Two people died on Wednesday in an apparent murder-suicide at a Texas community college, prompting an active-shooter alert that instructed students and employees to barricade themselves in rooms. It was the second deadly attack on a Texas campus this week.

Overconfidence is making people careless and vulnerable to phishing attacks
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Overconfidence is making people careless and vulnerable to phishing attacks

Most of the people believe they are smarter than those behind email phishing scams which is why so many fall easily into a trap and lose money, an Indian-origin researcher has found.

Electricity bills to go down as researchers invent a new flexible smart material
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Electricity bills to go down as researchers invent a new flexible smart material

You may soon save on cooling and heating bills for homes thanks to the invention of a new flexible smart material that, when incorporated into windows, sunroofs, or even curved glass surfaces, will have the ability to control both heat and light from the sun.

Political influence of Facebook under scanner
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Political influence of Facebook under scanner

As the U.S. presidential campaign heats up, Facebook Inc is going out of its way to show its neutrality - an increasingly urgent matter for the social network as evidence of its power continues to emerge.

US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in public universities
World

US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in public universities

The US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that race and ethnicity can be taken into consideration when deciding college admissions, upholding a contested affirmative action scheme at the University of Texas.

Energy-efficient web to be created by 'GreenWeb'
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Energy-efficient web to be created by 'GreenWeb'

Researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist from the University of Texas at Austin, have developed a new, open-source computer programming framework "GreenWeb" that allows people to save more battery power while browsing on mobile devices.

3D technology now helping stroke patients improve speech
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3D technology now helping stroke patients improve speech

Watching 3D images of tongue movements can help individuals learn speech sounds, a new study by University of Texas researchers indicated.