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Scientists figure out why HIV-1C subtype replicates faster

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Scientists figure out why HIV-1C subtype replicates faster

New Delhi, June 21 (India Science Wire): A team of scientists from India and America have figured out why HIV-1C subtype is more prevalent than other subtypes of the virus. The human immunodeficiency virus consists of two types HIV 1 and 2 and each one of them has manysubtypes. Of them, HIV-1C alone causes half […]

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In an Era of Productivity Slowdown, India Has Entered AI Arena at Perfect Time

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on In an Era of Productivity Slowdown, India Has Entered AI Arena at Perfect Time

Amit Kapoor  | IANS The current global economy is caught in a major paradox. We live in a world where systems using artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and automation are matching or exceeding human performance in more and more domains. Yet, global productivity levels have been stagnant since the economic crisis of 2008. The global total […]

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‘Gene Therapy, Biotechnology Can Tackle Deforestation and Air Pollution’

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on ‘Gene Therapy, Biotechnology Can Tackle Deforestation and Air Pollution’

Gene therapy and biotechnology can be used to tackle environmental issues like deforestation and air pollution, while genetic modification in mosquitoes can solve the problems of epidemic diseases such as dengue and malaria, experts said here on Tuesday. “Gene therapy is very promising in solving the problems in curing diseases and genetic disorders that do […]

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Plant-based diets may help diabetics manage health

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Plant-based diets may help diabetics manage health

Washington, June 19 (PTI): Vegan and vegetarian diets can help people suffering from diabetes lose weight and manage cholesterol, a study has found. Researchers reviewed nine trials that assessed the effectiveness of vegan and vegetarian diets for diabetes patients. The results, published in the journal Clinical Nutrition, show that those who ate a plant-based diet […]

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This supermassive black hole shredded a star

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on This supermassive black hole shredded a star

London, June 19 (PTI): For the first time, astronomers have directly imaged the formation and expansion of a fast-moving jet of material ejected when a supermassive black hole ripped apart a star that wandered too close to the cosmic monster. The scientists tracked the event with radio and infrared telescopes, including the National Science Foundation’s […]

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AI helps radio journalist regain voice

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on AI helps radio journalist regain voice

London, June 18 (IANS): A US radio journalist who had lost his voice two years ago due to a rare neurological condition has regained the ability to speak, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the media reported. Jamie Dupree, 54, a political radio journalist with Cox Media Group, got a new voice that trained a neural […]

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E-textiles to control home appliances

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on E-textiles to control home appliances

Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS): Too lazy to get up from the bed to switch off your TV or the oven in the kitchen? A new invention by Chinese researchers has a way out. Just swipe your finger on your wristband made from a new type of electronic textile (e-textile), according to a report in the […]

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Facebook helps couple raise $3.4mn for reuniting immigrant families

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Facebook helps couple raise $3.4mn for reuniting immigrant families

San Francisco, June 19 (IANS): A couple in the US has seen outpouring of support from thousands of people when they set out to raise money on Facebook for reuniting immigrant parents with their children, helping them raise $3.4 million in a matter of three days, the media reported. Charlotte and Dave Willner, set a […]

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Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years next month

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years next month

Washington, June 18 (IANS): Star gazers could have a good view of the Red Planet next month as Mars is set to come to the closest point to Earth since 2003 when it reaches opposition with the Sun in late July. This year, Mars opposition will occur on July 27, according to NASA. During opposition, […]

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Volcanic eruptions behind mysterious Martian rock formation – Study

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Volcanic eruptions behind mysterious Martian rock formation – Study

Washington, June 18 (IANS): Explosive volcanic eruptions that shot jets of hot ash, rock and gas skyward are the probable source of a mysterious Martian rock formation near the planet’s equator, says a new study. The Medusae Fossae Formation is a massive, unusual deposit of soft rock with undulating hills and abrupt mesas. Scientists first […]

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