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Neuroscience

Pain-sensing gut neurons protect against inflammation

October 26, 2022
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Study found that pain-sensing neurons in the gut secrete a molecule called substance P, which appears to protect against gut inflammation.

Ecological Science

Butterfly wing patterns emerge from ancient “junk” DNA

October 26, 2022
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Butterfly wing patterns have a basic plan to them, which is manipulated by non-coding regulatory DNA to create the diversity of wings seen in different species, according to new research.

Astronomy

Webb reveals unprecedented glimpse of merging galaxies

October 26, 2022
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Swirling galaxies unite around red quasar in 'monster' black hole

Material Science

Heat-proof chaotic carbides could revolutionize aerospace technology

October 26, 2022
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Super-hard, high-temperature, “high-entropy” carbides demonstrate plasmonic properties useful for a wide range of aerospace applications

Evolutionary Science

How evolution overshot the optimum bone structure in hopping rodents

October 26, 2022
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Bones that are separate in small jerboas are fully fused in large ones, but the bone structures that are best at dissipating the stresses of jumping are only partially fused

Neuroscience

New insights into how the brain separates perception from Memory

October 26, 2022
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The brain works in fundamentally different ways when remembering what we have seen compared to seeing something for the first time, study has found.

Medical Science

Why late-night eating leads to weight gain, diabetes

October 26, 2022
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Health benefits come from eating during the daytime, demonstrating a potential link to energy release.

Oceanic Science

Attack on 2 fronts leads ocean bacteria to require carbon boost

October 26, 2022
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Study details first glimpse at complex marine microbial interactions

Biology

Eating fire ants could prepare lizards for future fire ant attack

October 26, 2022
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Study assessed how the immune system responds to lizards eating and being stung by these ants and might help understand how other native species respond.

Atmospheric Science

Electric discharges on leaves during thunderstorms may impact nearby air quality

October 26, 2022
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A new study found coronas create large amounts of atmospheric chemicals that could impact air quality around forests.

Neuroscience

Biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease sought through imaging

October 26, 2022
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Researchers created an imaging method that allows them to get an accurate measurement of dopamine transporter, a protein important in movement, in three regions in the brain associated with Parkinson’s disease.

Medical Science

A sound approach for effective gene therapy delivery to brain

October 26, 2022
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Researchers develop non-invasive focused ultrasound intranasal delivery method

Astronomy

Astronomer helps uncover clues to formation of universe’s early galaxies

October 26, 2022
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Using the recently launched James Web Space Telescope, scientists have spotted a galaxy group that formed in the early universe around a quasar.

Neuroscience

Brain discovery could boost body’s ability to fight Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis

October 26, 2022
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Researchers have discovered a molecule in the brain responsible for orchestrating the immune system’s responses to Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis.

Event

PM chairs CSIR Society meeting

October 19, 2022
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Prime Minister urges CSIR to develop vision for 2042 when it turns 100 years old

Event

Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF) for supporting sustainable development goals

October 19, 2022
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Experts discussed how the IGIF could help supporting sustainable development and the well-being of society as well as overcoming challenges of the global village.

Awards

IISc announces Distinguished Alumni Awards 2022

October 19, 2022
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Five outstanding scientists and engineers have been selected to receive the Distinguished Alumni Awards of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for the year 2022.   

Neuroscience

Scientists detect dementia signs as early as nine years ahead of diagnosis

October 19, 2022
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Study shows that It may be possible to spot signs of brain impairment in patients as early as nine years before they receive a diagnosis for one of a number of dementia-related diseases.

Material Science Physics

Watching lithium in real time could improve performance of EV battery materials

October 19, 2022
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Researchers have found that the irregular movement of lithium ions in next-generation battery materials could be reducing their capacity and hindering their performance.

Astrophysics

James Webb Space Telescope reveals new surprises on galaxy organic molecules near black holes

October 19, 2022
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The research is the first of its kind to study tiny dust molecules in the nuclear region of active galaxies using early observations from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).