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Men publish more research papers than women: Study
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) Despite strides in family-leave offerings, and men taking a greater role in parenting, women in academia still experience about a 20 per cent drop in productivity after having a child, a new study suggests.
2021-02-28
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
PSLV rocket puts Brazil, US & Indian satellites into orbit (2nd Ld)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Feb 28 (IANS) India on Sunday morning successfully placed into orbit 19 satellites including Brazil's earth observation satellite Amazonia-1-the primary passenger-in a text book style.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Science/Tech,Technology
'Satellite launch beginning of strong India-Brazil partnership'
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 28 (IANS) The successful launch of earth observation satellite Amazonia-1 is the first step to a partnership between India and Brazil to grow further, said Brazilian Minister for Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications Marcos Pontes here on Sunday.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
Indian rocket PSLV puts Brazil's Amazonia-1 satellite into orbit
Srihairkota (Andhra Pradesh) Feb 28 (IANS) India on Sunday morning successfully placed into orbit Brazil's earth observation satellite Amazonia-1in a textbook style.
2021-02-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
PSLV rocket lifts off with 19 satellites from Brazil, US and India
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Feb 28 (IANS) India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C51 (PSLV-C51) rocket loaded with 19 satellites from Brazil, the US and India lifted off from the rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday morning.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Science/Tech,Technology
How bacteria defeat cystic fibrosis drugs
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a slimy strategy used by bacteria to defeat antibiotics and other drugs used to combat infections afflicting people with cystic fibrosis.
2021-02-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
'The Code Breaker' is an uplifting tale in trying times
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In these days of the coronavirus pandemic, Walter Isaacson, the bestselling author of "Leonardo da Vinci" and "Steve Jobs", returns with "The Code Breaker" (Simon & Schuster), a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Art/Culture/Books
Are good bacterias getting viral infections?
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Researchers have developed a test to determine if bacteria are sick, similar to the one used to test humans for Covid-19.
2021-02-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Brain stimulation & exercise can restore movement in ataxia'
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Researchers have shown that a combination of deep brain stimulation (DBS) and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia.
2021-02-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Countdown begins for PSLV rocket's one of longest missions
Chennai, Feb 27 (IANS) The countdown for India's one of the longest rocketing by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket carrying 19 satellites began at 8.54 a.m. on Saturday, said a top official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
2021-02-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
Work from home leading to eye, hearing issues: G'gram docs
Gurugram, Feb 26 (IANS) Doctors in Gurugram district say online classes and work from home due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is causing eye and ear problems among children, adolescents and young adults.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin postpones New Glenn debut to Q4 2022
San Francisco, Feb 26 (IANS) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's aerospace company Blue Origin is delaying the maiden flight launch of its New Glenn rocket to the fourth quarter of 2022. The flight was earlier scheduled for sometime this year.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Varanasi students develop glacier flood sensor alarm
Varanasi, Feb 25 (IANS) Three students of Ashoka Institute of Technology and Management have developed a glacier flood alarm sensor which will alert the people before any natural disaster.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Himachal rabies expert in WHO's snakebite panel
Shimla, Feb 25 (IANS) Padma Shree awardee for his path-breaking research in rabies, Omesh Kumar Bharti, who is a state epidemiologist with the Himachal Pradesh Institute of Health and Family Welfare has now been included in the WHO's panel of experts for strategic plan for control and prevention of snakebite envenoming.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Rehearsal for Feb 28 launch of India's rocket completed
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said it had completed the launch rehearsal of its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C51 (PSLV-C51).
2021-02-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
Small modular nuclear reactors are now beautiful for plant makers
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) For global nuclear power plant makers, small is now beautiful and they are looking at populating their small modular reactors across the world, said industry experts.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
NASA releases panoramic view of Mars rover landing site
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) NASA has released the first high-definition panoramic view of its Mars rover Perseverance's landing site at Jezero Crater.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
What NASA is doing to help cut aviation emissions
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Through partnership with the industry, NASA wants to advance design and modelling tools pertinent to future aircraft products with an Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) system.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
SpaceX reveals 2nd crew member of all-civilian space mission
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) Hayley Arceneaux, a 29-year-old physician assistant at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the US will be the second crew member of Inspiration4, the world's first all-civilian mission to space, SpaceX has announced.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
NASA releases audio from Mars, video of Perseverance landing
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) NASA has released a new video from its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover chronicles major milestones during the final minutes of its entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the Red Planet on February 18.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Microbes from Earth could temporarily survive on Mars: Study
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) As NASA's Perseverance rover touched down on Mars last week, a new study by scientists at the US space agency and German Aerospace Centre has found that some microbes on Earth could temporarily survive on the surface of the Red Planet.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Poor memory, impulsive personality: Traits of extremist mind
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Extremists have shorter memories and tendencies towards impulsiviness and are also sensation seekers, according to a study by Cambridge researchers in to the psychological "signature" of the extremist mind.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Not all Covid patients have enough antibodies: Musk-led study
San Francisco, Feb 22 (IANS) Billionaire Elon Musk has become a co-author of a study on Covid-19 where he joined researchers to track coronavirus infection in 4,000 SpaceX workers who came forward as volunteers. The findings suggest that only a certain threshold of antibodies may provide people lasting protection against the virus.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Google and Levi's connected jacket helps people with disabilities
San Francisco, Feb 21 (IANS) A connected jacket designed by Google and Levi's has proved to be beneficial for people with disabilities who tried out the apparel.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Targeting MAPK4 enzyme may provide therapy for prostate cancer
New York, Feb 21 (IANS) There is a possibility that targeting the enzyme MAPK4 in human prostate cancer might provide a novel therapeutic strategy for the disease, said researchers.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Asthmatics no higher risk of dying from Covid: Study
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Asthma may not increase the risk of severe illness or death from Covid-19, a new study suggests.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
iPadOS 14.5 beta adds Apple Pencil Scribble support for more languages
San Francisco, Feb 20 (IANS) The Cupertino-based tech giant Apple with iPadOS 14.5 beta is expanding Apple Pencil 'Scribble' support for German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
China's lunar rover travels 652.62 meters on moon's far side
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have been switched to dormant mode for the lunar night after working stably for the 27th lunar day, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration.
2021-02-20
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
NASA rover sends 1st colour images of Mars, a selfie too
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) NASAs Perseverance rover has sent some stunning photos of the Red Planet, including a high-resolution colour selfie taken during its landing.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Google celebrates NASA rover landing on Mars with virtual fireworks
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As the NASA successfully landed its Perseverance rover in a deep crater near the planet Mars' equator called Jezero, Google on Friday added a virtual fireworks on its page for a specific search.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Indian-American Swati Mohan spearheads NASA rover landing on Red Planet
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As the world watched the new NASA rover touchdown on the Martian surface, it was Indian American Swati Mohan who virtually spearheaded the successful landing of Perseverance that will search for signs on life on the Red Planet.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
NASA's Perseverance rover lands successfully on Mars
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) The American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has successfully landed its Perseverance rover in a deep crater near the planet Mars' equator called Jezero.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
NASA's Perseverance rover lands successfully on Mars
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) The American space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has successfully landed its Perseverance rover in a deep crater near the planet's equator called Jezero.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
NASA postpones launch of planetary defence mission
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) NASA will delay the launch of a mission which seeks to test and validate a method to protect Earth in case of an asteroid impact threat.
2021-02-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Sensor-based inhalers may improve pediatric asthma control
New York, Feb 18 (IANS) Sensor-based inhalers integrated into health care providers' clinical workflows may help improve medication adherence and support children with asthma, a new study suggests.
2021-02-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
How will NASA's newest rover look for sign of past life on Mars?
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, which is slated to touch down in Jezero Crater at around 3.55 p.m. EST on Thursday (2.25 a.m. Friday India time) is tasked with searching for telltale signs that microbial life may have lived on Mars billions of years ago.
2021-02-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
CDRI sets up medicine hub to help hospitals
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) in Lucknow has set up a Common Research and Technology Development Hub (CRTDH) to extend support to hospitals for clinical trials and to pharma industry, MSMEs and academia for conducting advanced research.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Science/Tech
NASA's Mars rover ready for landing on Feb 18
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have confirmed that the Mars 2020 Perseverance mission is healthy and on target to touch down in Jezero Crater at around 3.55 p.m. EST on February 18.
2021-02-17
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Covid infection rates high in pregnant women: US study
New York, Feb 17 (IANS) Pregnant women apeeared to be at a higher risk of catching Covid-19 infection, as per a new study conducted in the US.
2021-02-17
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
IBM commits net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
New York, Feb 17 (IANS) Tech giant IBM has announced that it will achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, by prioritising actual reductions in its emissions, energy efficiency efforts and increased clean energy use in more than 175 countries where it operates.
2021-02-17
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
WHO approves AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine
Geneva, Feb 16 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed two versions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use including the one produced by the Serum Institute of India.
2021-02-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Schemes in Budget would boost S&T ecosystem: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) There are various new schemes in the Union Budget which would further boost the science and technology ecosystem in the country, Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan said on Monday, hailing the Budget presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
2021-02-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
NASA's first Mars sample collection mission prepares to land
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) After a nearly seven-month journey to Mars, NASA's Perseverance rover, its first mission to collect Martian broken rock and dust, is slated to land at a tricky terrain of the Red Planet on February 18.
2021-02-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Californian commuters inhaling high levels of carcinogens: Study
San Francisco, Feb 15 (IANS) A new study has revealed that California's commuters are likely inhaling chemicals at levels that increase the risk for cancer and birth defects. Even 20 minutes or longer in the car also raises risk of birth defects, said the study.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Comet strike 66 mn years ago killed dinosaurs: Study
New York, Feb 15 (IANS) While it is known that the devastating impact of something huge that crashed into Earth 66 million years ago led to the extinction of dinosaurs, clarity on whether it was a comet or asteroid strike and where it originated was lacking.
2021-02-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Russian resupply ship launches to space station
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) An uncrewed Russian cargo ship carrying just over one ton of nitrogen, water and propellant to the International Space Station launched from the Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Tweets could reveal impact of anti-depressant drugs
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Researchers have found that an analysis of tweets could reveal if anti-depressant drugs are having the desired impact on the patients.
2021-02-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Oxford University to test Covid-19 vaccine safety in kids
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The University of Oxford has launched the first study to assess the safety and immune responses of its Covid-19 vaccine in children and young adults with first vaccinations expected during this month.
2021-02-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Gene-based blood test for melanoma spread evaluates treatment progress
New York, Feb 13 (IANS) A test that monitors blood levels of DNA fragments released by dying tumour cells may serve as an accurate early indicator of treatment success in people in late stages of one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer, a new study finds.
2021-02-13
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Identifying risk factors for elevated anxiety in young adults during Covid
New York, Feb 13 (IANS) Researchers have identified early risk factors that predicted heightened anxiety in young adults during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-02-13
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine