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Revolutionary App to record causes of death globally

A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new app to capture accurate global cause of death data on tablets and mobile phones at...

Simple blood test can tell if you are at arthritis risk

A simple blood test can indicate your likelihood of suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) even 16 years before the condition takes effect, researchers from...

Selective tweets can wake up health policymakers

Effective, selective tweets can advance research from lab to health policymakers, say scientists. They also say that with over 300 million monthly users, Twitter's...

Human skin detection technology for improved security

Researchers have developed a novel 2D technology which uses the absorption characteristics of melanin, haemoglobin and water to better characterise human skin for improved...

Infertility gene in mosquitoes to curb malaria

For the first time, researchers led by the Imperial College London, have genetically modified malarial mosquitoes so that they carry a gene that disrupts...

World’s first biologically powered chip created

In a major breakthrough, researchers at Columbia Engineering have harnessed the molecular machinery of living systems to power an integrated circuit. They achieved this by...

Biomarker of early lung cancer identified

Researchers have identified a biomarker that detects the most common lung cancer in its earliest stage. The scientists believe that the discovery could help increase...

Massive solar flares possible, can create havoc on earth

The sun has the potential to release solar flares 1,000 times greater than previously recorded, which can rattle the earth's communications and energy systems,...

Eureka! 30 key genes for longer, healthier life identified

After combing through 40,000 potential genes in three animal species, researchers have zeroed in on 30 genes which, if tweaked a bit, can get...

Watching TV porn may spur teenagers to share sexual selfies on...

Teenagers who watch porn and other explicit material on television may be at a risk of sharing sexual images of themselves on social media,...

Novel therapy could cut Hepatitis C prevalence by 80%

Recently approved antiviral medications for Hepatitis C could reduce the prevalence of the blood-borne infection by more than 80 percent, researchers have estimated. The finding...

Novel technique to help grow bone cells

Researchers have developed a new, more precise way to control the differentiation of stem cells into bone cells which shows promise for bone regeneration,...

New sensor detects low levels of female hormone

A team of researchers has developed a new sensor that can detect low levels of female hormone estrogen in liquids. The sensor sends an electronic...

Effective underwater glue in the offing

In an important step toward creating a practical underwater glue, researchers have designed a molecule that can fuse two surfaces underwater. Inspired by mussels' ability...

Inexpensive way to clean water from oil sands wastewater

Using only sunlight and nano-particles, researchers in Canada have developed an effective, inexpensive and green process to remove contaminants from oil sands wastewater. Frank Gu,...

Online porn triggers sex addicts’ desire for new sexual images

Online porn may feed sex addicts’ desire for new sexual images, find researchers, suggesting that people who show compulsive sexual behaviour are driven to...

Just 7 minutes of meditation can reduce racial prejudice

Not just making you calm and creating a feeling of kindness, a mere seven-minute of meditation daily can help reduce racial bias too, a...

Depression gets worse after 65 years: Study

Living longer may not be a joyride as researchers have found that depression becomes more pronounced from the age of 65 years. "It is the first...

Sex safe for most heart patients: Study

Dispelling a common myth, researchers have found that engaging in sexual activity could be safe for most heart patients. Both heart patients and partners may...

Now, turn 2D videos into 3D in a jiffy

By using a software that powers sports video games, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed...