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4 Million People in the Pacific Region in Danger as El Nino Worsens

The growing threat of El Nino would possibly leave more than four million people across the Pacific without enough food or clean water.   Indications of it came when two dozen people have already died from hunger and drinking contaminated water in drought-stricken Papua New Guinea.  ...

First 'in womb' Stem Cell Trial in Clinical Setting to Begin

Come January of next year, the attempts to lessen the symptoms of incurable brittle bone disease through the injection of foetal stem cells into babies while they are still in the womb is to begin in the first of its kind clinical trial.   The stem cells for the trial would come from...

'Earth Index' Finds Coral Reefs are Worth Four Times as Much as UK Economy

An assessment of the value of natural assets has found that the world c oral reefs are worth £6 trillion a year in services they provide for people - almost four times as much as the UK economy.   Bees contributed £106 billion to the world economy in pollinating crops, and that vultures were...

Mealworms Thrive On Plastic Diet While Turing Plastic Into A Biodegradable Product

Mealworms’ plastic diet can be a potential solution to plastic landfills, whereby the so far believed “non-biodegradable” plastics get digested in mealworms’ guts. Recently, the plastic pollutants have been a cause of worry as it is difficult to dispose of them. However, finally, there seems to be...

Brain-Computer Interface Helps Man Walk Again Without Any Robotic Exoskeleton

A recent breakthrough in brain-computer interface (BCI) technology has enabled a paralyzed man who lost his ability to walk five years ago, walk again. This technology for the paralysed man was developed by researchers from different University of California campuses.   Brain-computer...

Electronic Shark Deterrents to be tried out in Australia Following Shark Attacks

In an effort to curb a rise in attacks that threaten its beach tourism industry, Australia is taking help some of the world’s most advanced shark deterrent technologies and would initiate the program in the next few months.   Plans to test electronic repellents, plastic shields, sonar and...

India Adds Another Set of Eyes into Deep Space

There would be another “mini Hubble” space observatory from Monday with ISRO, India’s premier space research agency launching its first space research observatory ASTROSAT, along with a number of US satellites. “This is one more grand accomplishment for Indian science and our scientists,” tweeted...

Scientists Discover The Skeleton Of A Species That Is Thought To Be The Missing Link Before The Modern Man

Evolutionary chain adds yet another missing link with the discovery of Homo naledi, which displays a behavioural pattern thought unique to humans. The National Geography in collaboration with the University of Witwatersrand has brought about a “remarkable story of human heritage” that recounts an...

Devices to Passively Monitor US Senior Citizens being Developed by Startups

Driven by the urge to know what his mother, who had recently beaten back colon cancer, was doing at home alone and how she was doing, Marc Cayle designed a device named Onkol that allows him to keep track of his mother, Shari Cayle (75), while he was away with work. The device created by Marc...

Bacteria Will Not Stand A Chance In Any Wound With The New Bandage Technology

A new bandage technology removes certain bacteria from the wound, thus reducing dramatically the chances of any chronic problem. Bandages, even though seems quite simple by itself, act as a protective layer on any wounds and shields the same from all the infections in the air while holding the...
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