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Researchers create Carbon-based material, harder than diamond

Tsukuba: Researchers at the University of Tsukuba, Japan have created a new form of carbon that is harder than a diamond. They have named this structure ‘pentadiamond’, which they believe may...

Your Firework Smoke Could Be Tainted With Lead

The holiday pyrotechnic smoke can be so thick, in fact, that historically, epidemiologists studying ambient levels of metal in the air actually throw out the data around these two dates. Those...

Blood test can predict severity of Covid-19: Study – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Doctors can examine the blood of Covid-19 patients to identify those at greatest risk of severe illness and to pinpoint those most likely to need a ventilator, according to researchers,...

Coronavirus may infect heart cells of Covid-19 patients, scientists say – Times of India

LOS ANGELES: Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have shown that the novel coronavirus can infect lab-grown cardiac muscle cells, indicating it may be possible for the virus to directly cause heart...

Where Should Covid-19 Vaccines Be Tested? It’s a Moving Target

A word about how clinical trials work. Candidate vaccines and potential drugs spend years progressing through lab studies, then animal studies, and then tests in humans. The current trials are able...

The CEO of Novartis on Developing Drugs During a Pandemic

As CEO of Novartis, the world’s second-largest drug company, Vas Narasimhan knows that Big Pharma is an object of love and hate. Pharmaceutical products save lives and help people manage difficult...

Nuclear ‘Power Balls’ May Make Meltdowns a Thing of the Past

The basic idea behind all nuclear power plants is the same: Convert the heat created by nuclear fission into electricity. There are several ways to do this, but in each case...

International Asteroid Day 2020: History, significance and other details you should know

New Delhi: June 30 is celebrated as International Asteroid Day which aims to raise public awareness about the asteroid impact hazard and to spread awareness about the importance and role played...

Study reveals blood pressure connected to eye health in young children – Times of...

WASHINGTON: Young children with narrow retinal artery diameters were more likely to develop higher blood pressure, and children with higher blood pressure levels were more likely to develop retinal microvascular impairment...

NASA’s New Moon-Bound Space Suits Will Get a Boost From AI

A few months ago, NASA unveiled its next-generation space suit that will be worn by astronauts when they return to the moon in 2024 as part of the agency’s plan...




Ben Harper Wrestles Loneliness on New Song ‘Don’t Let Me Disappear’

Ben Harper has shared the video for his latest single “Don’t Let Me Disappear,” the rocker’s first new song in nearly a year. “‘Don’t...