journal Nature Communications

Research links brain insulin responsiveness with weight and fat distribution in the body

Research links brain insulin responsiveness with weight and fat distribution in the body

If the person's brain responds sensitively to the hormone, a significant amount of weight can be lost, unhealthy visceral fat reduced, an...Read More

Oceans will change colour in 100 yrs

Oceans will change colour in 100 yrs

Boston: More than 50 per cent of the world’s oceans will shift in colour due to climate change by the year 2100, an MIT study has found. ...Read More

So cool: This device works without power

So cool: This device works without power

Boston: MIT scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a cooling device that can preserve food and medications in hot, re...Read More

1st lab-grown oesophagus now implanted in mice

1st lab-grown oesophagus now implanted in mice

London : In a first, scientists say they have grown functional sections of oesophagus in the lab using stem cells and successfully transp...Read More

Living the Star Wars life!

Living the Star Wars life!

Scientists has found an Earth sized exoplanet which is similar to Luke Skywalker’s home planet ‘Tatoonie’

Humans understand others after the age 4

Humans understand others after the age 4

New York: Researchers have found why at around the age of four children suddenly do what three-year-olds are unable to do – put themselve...Read More

AIDS virus almost half a billion years old: Scientists

AIDS virus almost half a billion years old: Scientists

London: Retroviruses, the family of viruses that includes HIV, are almost half a billion years old – several  hundred million years older...Read More

Birds with larger brains more likely to survive climate change

Birds with larger brains more likely to survive climate change

London: Birds have evolved larger brains to cope in harsh environments where the tasks of finding food, evading predators and finding she...Read More

Here’s how brain filters irrelevant information

Here’s how brain filters irrelevant information

New York: Ever wondered how people are able to read in a noisy cafe, ignoring the ambient chatter and clattering of cups? Scientists have...Read More

Novel gene therapy may check spread of breast cancer

Novel gene therapy may check spread of breast cancer

New York: Researchers are in the process of developing a new gene therapy technique that could be used alongside chemotherapy to treat ea...Read More

How X-ray damages DNA, causes cancer decoded

How X-ray damages DNA, causes cancer decoded

London: Scientists have, for the first time, found how X-rays and radioactive particles cause cancer in humans by damaging DNA, a finding...Read More

Genes that determine nose shape found

Genes that determine nose shape found

London: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have identified genes that drive the shape of human noses, an advance that can help u...Read More

Ants’ Chemical Improves  Cancer Drug By 50 Times

Ants’ Chemical Improves Cancer Drug By 50 Times

London : A chemical found in ants and in a plant called stinging nettles could make a cancer drug 50 times more effective, a research has...Read More

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