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Can robots help combat the COVID-19 pandemic? Researchers find out

According to the study, robots can be used for clinical care such as telemedicine and decontamination; logistics such as delivery and handling of contaminated waste

Published on 26th March 2020
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International team finds almost 70 drugs that could potentially be used to treat COVID-19

Around 332 human proteins were found to interact with the SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins, the researchers, including Advait Subramanian, Srivats Venkataramanan, and Jyoti Batra, all from UCSF, said

Published on 26th March 2020
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Novel coronavirus can remain stable on surfaces for hours to days: Study 

Researchers, including those from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US, said SARS-CoV-2 was detectable in aerosols for up to three hours

Published on 18th March 2020
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Harvard Medical School recommends yoga, meditation to deal with coronavirus anxiety

Making healthy, reasonable choices about what to do and what not to do will make a big difference in being able to stay as safe and as well as possible

Published on 16th March 2020
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Coronavirus outbreak: US varsities suspend regular classes, switch to online teaching amid disease scare

For most people, the infectious respiratory disease causes only mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough and the infected recover within weeks

Published on 11th March 2020
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IIT Delhi alumni, including Flipkart founders, donate 250 crore to institute's first-ever endowment fund

 Arun Duggal, Director, ICRA, and Vikram Gupta, Founder & Managing Partner, IvyCap Ventures, are some of the other big names that have contributed more than Rs 10 crore each to the fund

Published on 3rd November 2019
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Facebook, Microsoft and MIT join hands to fight 'deepfakes'

The "Deepfake Detection Challenge" will include a data set and leaderboard, as well as grants and awards, to spur the industry to create new ways of detecting

Published on 6th September 2019
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Should we bribe for college admissions? Numerous cases of students cheating the system raise concern

Earlier in 2019, five California residents were arrested on charges of helping more than 40 Chinese nationals obtain student visas by taking their English tests for them

Published on 31st August 2019
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Sweating much? This device can measure and tell you exactly how much your perspire 

The researchers also developed a way to quickly manufacture the sensor patches in a roll-to-roll processing technique similar to screen printing

Published on 19th August 2019
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New review suggests normal use of electronic cigarettes is unlikely to raise significant health concerns  

A new article contends that there is growing evidence showing that electronic cigarette (EC) emission aerosols are relatively safe comparitively

Published on 13th August 2019
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Moon may have more frozen water than previously thought

The potential ice deposits are found in craters near the poles of both Moon and Mercury, said the study published in the journal Nature Geoscience

Published on 5th August 2019
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Soon, Facebook's new AR device could let you type with your mind

The researchers emphasise that their algorithm is so far only capable of recognising a small set of words and phrases, but ongoing work aims to translate much larger vocabularies

Published on 31st July 2019
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7000 educational institutions across the world declare climate emergency, agree to address crisis

Examples of best practices for sustainability on campus include Kenya's Strathmore University, which runs on clean energy and has set up its own 600KW photovoltaic grid-tie system

Published on 11th July 2019
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New finding: Your mother's day bouquets could do more harm than good

Exposure to flower pesticide may increase blood pressure in children and put them at the risk of hypertension, a study has found

Published on 25th May 2019
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New Zealand researcher's discovery unravels clues about use of psychoactive plants for ritual 1000 years ago

The ancient bundle containing paraphernalia for consuming psychotropic substances was recovered from archaeological excavations in a rock shelter in the highland Andes

Published on 7th May 2019

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