Saturday 04th April
An intense focus on the role of the co-pilot’s mental illness in the German wings jetliner crash has raised concerns that it risks unfairly stigmatizing millions of people with mental disorders.
A new study has proposed that a naturally-occurring protein in the brain can act to suppress binge alcohol drinking.
Growing awareness about dengue has led to more use of mosquito repellents. But experts advise caution in selecting repellents due to their high toxic levels.
A US-based rocket propulsion company is developing an engine that could take humans to the Red Planet in just 39 days and it has got funding from Nasa.
Sunday 05th April
A new vaccine improves the immune system’s response to cancer by using altered forms of proteins from the patient, according to a study published by the journal Science.
Skygazers in parts of the Pacific Rim observed an “unusually brief” total eclipse of the Moon from red-tinged satellite glimpsed from Japan’s far north.
The three-day International Kite Festival commenced on the Sabarmati Riverfront in the presence of thousands of visitors, who witnessed the gala event.
Researchers have identified a cholesterol drug that may be the starting point for a new class of cannabis-like drugs to treat pain, nausea and various psychiatric and neurological conditions.
Monday 06th April
Scientists have dramatically increased the efficiency of producing clean hydrogen fuel from plant waste in a breakthrough that could one day use fueling cars.
Vigorous exercise that makes you puff and sweat may be key to living longer and is more beneficial than a moderate workout, a large new study has claimed.
Researchers have found a new way to treat dementia by sending electrical impulses to specific areas of the brain to enhance the growth of new brain cells.
What has given credence to the theory of extraterrestrial life over the last decade is a mysteriously recurring radio burst from space that has puzzled astronomers.
Tuesday 07th April
A group of scientists has reactivated cell growth in the cardiac muscles of a mouse through hormone stimulation, opening the possibility of new treatments following cardiac arrest.
Science and technology needs to be integrated with public policy to achieve high socio-economic growth,” said former president Dr A P J Abdul Kalam while inaugurating the 1.25 MW roof-top solar power plant at SASTRA University.
More than two-thirds of people taking anti-depressant drugs may not actually suffer from depression, claims a new study.
A new inexpensive aluminum battery that could charge cell phones in just one minute has been developed by Stanford scientists.
Wednesday 08th April
Not just planet Earth but the Sun too experiences seasonal changes, finds a significant research on forecasts of space weather.
Samples from mummies in a 200-year-old crypt in Hungary have revealed that infections by multiple strains of tuberculosis (TB) gripped 18th century.
Signs of alien life will be detected by 2025, while “definitive evidence” of extra-terrestrial beings may be found within the next 20 to 30 years, top Nasa scientists say.
Researchers said a lab-manufactured antibody “significantly” reduced HIV blood levels in a small but promising human trial.
Thursday 09th April
Big spots on butterfly wings actually can mimic the eyes of predators, a new study finds with fresh evidence.
Several genes in the brain appear to help the flies learn to distinguish between normal-calorie and high-calorie foods.
The solar system lacks locales named after canine deities. Fortunately, the New Horizons mission to Pluto might remedy this tragedy.
After spending more than a century dismissed as a mislabeled Apatosaurus, Brontosaurus may be getting its identity back,says dinosaur experts.
Friday 10th April
The carrick-a-rede rope bridge on the causeway coast north of Belfast is a suspended bridge built 350 years ago and is a still used.
According to a scientific research it was found that shorter stature increases the risk of heart disease after gathering genetic data from nearly 200,000 people.
A 30-year-old Russian computer scientist with a rare, genetic muscle wasting disease is set to become the first person in the world to have his head transplanted onto a healthy donor body.
Earn Criotoru a professional photographer and animator has brought to life everyday objects that a person comes in contact during his daily routine in his animated project