Monday, July 6, 2020

Science

Study reveals blood pressure connected to eye health in young children – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, and children with higher blood pressure levels...

Scientists develop new method to detect regions at risk of spreading Covid-19 – Times of India

HOUSTON: Researchers have developed a new, non-invasive strategy to use data from existing cellular wireless networks to pinpoint potential hotspots for increased Covid-19...

Covid-19 linked to increased risk of stroke: Study – Times of India

NEW YORK: Covid-19 is significantly associated with an increased risk of strokes, according to a study which says patients infected with the novel...

Increased physical activity may lower sleep apnea risk: Study – Times of India

WASHINGTON D.C.: Increased physical activity is associated with a lower risk of obstructive sleep apnea -- a common sleep-related breathing disorder. The recent...

NASA offers $35,000 prize money for designing toilet for Artemis astronauts on moon

New Delhi: The US space agency NASA will offer prize money of USD 35,000 to those who can come up with a design...

Severe Covid-19 can damage the brain, preliminary study finds – Times of India

LONDON: A preliminary study of patients hospitalised with Covid-19 has found the disease can damage the brain, causing complications such as stroke, inflammation,...

Extraordinary ‘megaflash’ lightening strikes cover several hundred kilometres, smashing records

Closing the windows and covering your pet’s ears probably wouldn’t have made much difference to anyone stuck in the middle of the flash...

UN evaluates reports of record Arctic heat in Siberia – Times of India

GENEVA: The UN weather agency is investigating media reports suggesting a new record high temperature of over 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit)...

First open source all-atom models of Covid-19 ‘spike’ protein produced – Times of India

lONDON: Scientists have produced the first open source all-atom models of full-length spike protein of the novel coronavirus that facilitates its entry into...

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope displays two stars going haywire; see pics

Washington DC: The recent glimpses shared by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Hubble Space Telescope shows how two planetary nebulae NGC...

‘Solar eclipse can help scientists understand Moon’s topology’ – Times of India

(ANI)NEW DELHI: The first solar eclipse of the year also dubbed the "ring of fire" seen in parts of India on Sunday could...

FROM THE FIELD: Adapting to Lesotho’s changing climate

Farmers in Lesotho have to cope with droughts, rising temperatures and more frequent extreme weather events. And,...