Science News category of The Times Of India features latest news, top updates and current developments from the world of Health, Science and technology along with tips on physical & mental health and fitness.
Xin Haibo, senior engineer with the Beijing Institute of Gardening Science and a member of the research team, said establishing the plant's genetic mechanism is valuable for breeding and editing the genomes of other co-ordinal plants.
Enamel, located on the outer part of our teeth, is the hardest tissue in the body and enables our teeth to function for a large part of our lifetime despite biting forces, exposure to acidic foods and drinks and extreme temperatures.
Over the years, several theories have been proposed to explain the reduction in the amount of blood the heart can pump; this was even of interest to the scientists involved in the first summit of Mount Everest in the 1950's.
The discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota in the US, could be used to improve sensors, devices in the computer memory and logic industry, or other devices using magnetic materials.
Not having a sufficient amount of sleep obviously isn’t ideal, as it’s been linked to having a higher risk of developing conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. However, according to a study catching up on lost sleep over the weekend could counter the ill-effects of sleep deprivation.
Artificially intelligent cameras with facial recognition have been installed in a Chinese school, which is a part of "smart classroom behaviour management system". The ‘Big Brother’ strategy underscores how AI and facial recognition tools are increasingly being used in China for a host of tasks.
Warming temperatures caused by climate changing emissions may result in a catastrophic loss of marine wildlife and drastic changes to ocean food webs by 2100, scientists at the Florida Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina said in a paper.
Malaria infections might be brought under control by managing the eating habits of infected people or animals, as a new study suggests that meal times are an important driver in enabling the disease to thrive.