The universe could well be nearly twice as old as the widely accepted 13.797 billion years. That extraordinary contention in a recent paper by University of Ottawa Professor Rajendra Gupta has the potential to upend much of what we have come to accept about the age of the universe.
India’s moon lander is all set to make a landing on the lunar soil on August 23, 2023 evening as the final deboosting operation got over in the wee hours of Sunday, said Indian The moon lander or the lander is part of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft.
A study led by an Indian-origin researcher of University of Cincinnati looks to develop a new imaging technique that can identify certain types of lung infections in order to speed up treatment for critically ill patients. According to Nalinikanth Kotagiri, an associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the UC James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, imaging has the potential to identify specific lung infections in real time — instead of taking two to three days.
An Indian-origin researcher in Oklahoma, Vivek Bajpai along with his team has identified 135 new melanin genes associated with pigmentation. According to the study published in the journal Science, the skin, hair and eye color of more than eight billion humans is determined by the light-absorbing pigment known as melanin.
A new Covid-19 variant EG.5 is on the rise in the US. The variant is causing about 17% of the new Covid-19 cases in the country compared to 16% for the next most common lineage, XBB.1.16, according to the latest estimates from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Curbing levels of harmful air pollution could help reduce antibiotic resistance, and related deaths, according to the first in-depth global analysis of the possible links between the two, published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal.
By Mayank Chhaya- Are we alone in the universe? That ultimate profound question may have an answer closer at hand than ever before and likely to be no, we are not alone. Professor Avi Loeb, a prominent Harvard astrophysicist, says humanity has never been so close to scientifically valid proof that life on Earth and […]
Vegetarians face a 50% greater risk of a hip fracture compared to people who regularly eat meat, according to a large-scale study. Researchers at the University of Leeds in the UK analyzed data on 413,914 people — both men and women — and gave the first evidence that vegetarian men also face a greater risk of hip fracture than men who regularly eat meat.