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“Cross-border Innovation, Acceleration and Challenges in International Transfer of Technologies”

November 23, 2022
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DSIR, CSIR, APCTT of the UN-ESCAP jointly organised two days International Knowledge Sharing Workshop.

Medical Science

Study finds mums’ activity levels may depend on number and ages of children

November 23, 2022
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Less than half of mums meet the recommended levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity – and mothers of younger children manage to do the least.

Medical Science

Water in cell body can make Parkinson’s proteins ‘stickier’

November 23, 2022
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Water – which makes up the majority of every cell in the body – plays a key role in how proteins, including those associated with Parkinson’s disease, fold, misfold, or clump together.

Astronomy

Study suggests that stars and planets ‘grow up’ together

November 23, 2022
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A team of astronomers have found that planet formation in our young Solar System started much earlier than previously thought

Geological Science

Earth can regulate its own temperature over millennia, new study finds

November 23, 2022
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Scientists have confirmed that “stabilizing feedback” on 100,000-year timescales keeps global temperatures in check.

Material Science

New nanoscale 3D printing material could offer better structural protection

November 23, 2022
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The material is able to absorb twice as much energy as other similarly dense materials and could be used to create better lightweight protective lattices.

Biology

Study explains how cephalopods developed big brains

November 23, 2022
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Researchers track cephalopod nervous system development, finds striking similarities to process of vertebrates.

Computer Technology

Electronic/photonic chip capable of transmitting information at ultrahigh speed

November 23, 2022
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Engineers have designed an electronics chip that integrated with a photonics chip pushes boundaries of computing and data transmission efficiency.

Psychology

Social media could open doors for studying memory

November 23, 2022
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Researchers have found that personal moments captured via social media allowed them to map out a multidimensional topography of memory.

Ecological Science

To prevent the next pandemic, restore wildlife habitats

November 23, 2022
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Preserving and restoring natural habitats could prevent pathogens that originate in wildlife from spilling over into domesticated animals and humans.

Astronomy

Astronomers create new interactive map of the Universe

November 23, 2022
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A new map of the universe displays for the first time the span of the entire known cosmos with pinpoint accuracy and sweeping beauty.

Psychology

Study on why people feel lonely, particularly in later life, and what we can do about it

November 23, 2022
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Loneliness results from a discrepancy between expected and actual social relationships.

Astronomy

Webb Space Telescope reveals birth of galaxies

November 23, 2022
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The earliest galaxies were cosmic fireballs converting gas into stars at breath-taking speeds across their full extent.

Biology

New variations among sperm cells found

November 23, 2022
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Study provides a new understanding of the competition among sperm cells to fertilize the egg, have larger implications for the reproductive process.

Material Science

New foam could improve helmets designed to protect people from strong blows

November 23, 2022
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Carbon nanotube-based foam promises superior protection against concussions

Artificial Intelligence

People with motor disabilities can operate brain-powered wheelchair

November 23, 2022
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The study is an important step forward for brain-machine interfaces — computer systems that turn mind activity into action.

Biochemistry

Toxins released by bacteria that cause diarrheal disease hijack cell processes

November 23, 2022
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Study finds that toxins force important proteins to assemble into “roads to nowhere,” redirecting the proteins away from other jobs that are key to proper cell function

Earth Science

Researchers are using dust trapped in glacier ice to document climate change

November 23, 2022
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Study findings suggest that the dust composition in samples collected from different areas and depths of the same glacier can vary greatly.

Material Science

Converting asphaltene into graphene

November 23, 2022
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Researchers turn asphaltenes instantly into turbostratic  graphene and mix it into composites for thermal, anti-corrosion and 3D-printing applications

Astronomy

Bright light from early universe 'opens new chapter in astronomy'

November 23, 2022
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An unexpectedly rich array of early galaxies that was largely hidden until now has been observed by researchers using data from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.