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Early results of research indicate gene editing may be safe and effective

There’s no way to know yet whether the change in the middle-dose patients is due to the gene editing or something else.

05 Sep 2018 6:55 PM

Smartphones filthier than toilet seat, claims report

A smartphone’s screen has been fount to contain more harmful germs and bacteria count than a toilet seat.

19 Aug 2018 6:59 PM

‘Good’ air quality in city backed by incessant rain

The PM10 and PM2.5 levels were recorded at 39 and 26 microgramme per cubic metre (ug/m3).

28 Jul 2018 4:24 AM

A bond through ‘triple swap’ kidney donation

Three men receive organs from one another’s wives.

13 Jul 2018 6:46 AM

Beware those scientific studies -- most are wrong, researcher warns

The problem also comes from the media, the researcher claims.

06 Jul 2018 9:58 AM


Science Says: What happens when researchers make mistakes

“Retractions are definitely on the rise” and there are 10 times as many corrections as retractions.

14 Jun 2018 6:44 PM

Good news for germaphobes! Airplane germs are ‘no worse’ than those at home

The community of bacteria in an aircraft at 30,000 feet has much in common with homes and offices.

13 Jun 2018 1:17 PM

Survey: YouTube tops teen social media, as Facebook fades

Use of the main Facebook service is at 51 per cent among teens, down from 71 per cent in a 2014-2015 Pew survey.

02 Jun 2018 8:53 AM

Scientists building DNA ‘Noah’s Ark’, may bring back extinct animals

CryoArks Biobank aims to preserve the tissues, cells and DNA of every animal from around the world at temperatures of -196C.

25 May 2018 3:50 PM

Netflix and woof: The snuggle is real

A recent survey reveals that Indian viewers ranks highest in watching Netflix with their pets.

10 Apr 2018 1:48 PM


Find out ways to fence progress of Neurodegenerative diseases

Neurons normally don't reproduce or replace themselves, so when they become damaged or die they cannot be replaced by the body.

02 Apr 2018 8:08 AM

Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's: Study

Jantz's analysis is the latest chapter in a back-and-forth that has played out about the remains.

10 Mar 2018 9:16 AM

India ranks last amongst 77 countries with 4G LTE networks

India is on 11th position when it comes to 4G LTE availability across the world.

22 Feb 2018 2:43 PM

Inito launches portable diagnostic device

The report highlights that this affordable device uses a patent-pending imaging technology

15 Feb 2018 3:53 PM

Smartphones could soon detect kids

Parental control apps could soon be the thing of the past.

13 Feb 2018 9:53 AM


Crossing online privacy limits jeopardises Valentine’s Day: Kaspersky Lab

80 per cent people believe that couples should have private space, both on and offline.

09 Feb 2018 9:19 PM

Smartphones may help search for rare cosmic rays

Cosmic rays are constantly entering the Earth's atmosphere.

21 Jan 2018 7:30 PM

Toothpaste ingredient could fight malaria, says study

Malaria kills around half a million people every year, the vast majority of them children in the poorest parts of Africa.

19 Jan 2018 4:40 PM

Carrying phones in the pocket, a health hazard: study

A study suggest that increased use of cell phones may be linked to certain types of brain cancer and other health effects.

19 Dec 2017 3:09 PM

Eating soy foods can reduce side effects of breast cancer treatment

The findings have been published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.

11 Dec 2017 6:40 PM