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    Machine Learning models to aid faster and easier detection of brain cancer

    Representational image [Image Credits: Mindy Takamiya/Kyoto University iCeMS/ CC-BY-SA 4.0] The human brain is around 90% of glial cells, which support the neurons or nerve cells and regulate the signals across them. Glioma is a fatal brain cancer resulting due to the abnormal growth of the glial cells. There are different variants or grades of glioma, depending on the...

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    Students can now help build Project Manav - The Human Atlas

    Image Credits: Project Manav's Facebook Page In 2019, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune (IISER Pune), National Center for Cell Sciences, Pune (NCCS) and Persistent Systems Limited, Pune, embarked on an ambitious project. They launched Manav - The Human Atlas Initiative, the...

    • 2 days ago
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    Technology not merely a tool in tennis, but now in the driver's seat

    Photo by Howard Bouchevereau on Unsplash Study finds that the sport of tennis critically depends on information and communication technology While over five lakh people reportedly attended the Wimbledon Championships, one of the biggest tennis tournaments, in 2019, the videos of the game clocked around 380 million views online. Robotic cameras and virtual interview rooms...

    • 5 days ago
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    Frog tales: Finding an alter ego a thousand kilometer away

    Eastern Ghat Cricket Frog [Image credits: Prudhvi Raj] Researchers discover a visibly different individual of the Eastern Ghats cricket frogs, in the Western Ghats In the popular sci-fi TV series Doctor Who, the protagonist, Time Lord, finds his most profound emotion when he meets another Time Lord on his planetary trips to the other end of the galaxy. A team of herpetologists from...

    • 5 days ago
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    Soil check: How much water does your soil contain?

    Photo by Jan Kopřiva on Unsplash Researchers use ultra-small graphene particles to develop a new soil moisture sensor Anyone who has tried their hand at growing plants, be it an amateur gardener or a seasoned farmer, would be familiar with the perils of under- or over-watering a sapling. Plants require the right amount of water for their healthy growth, and to figure out when and how much...

    • 7 days ago
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    Promoting improved cookstoves can benefit rural households

    A woman cooking food using improved cookstoves [Image credits: Udaipur Urja Initiatives] In India, it is estimated that about 90% of rural households cook food using biomass fuel such as firewood, animal dung, and crop residues. Women here spend roughly 5-8 hours in a week collecting those fuels and also suffer from the hazardous smoke emanating from these fuels. The push to adapt to...

    • a week ago
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    Digging the grave: In search of the remains of merging black holes and neutron stars

    Snapshot of simulation showing two black holes colliding with each other. [Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons] Astronomers detect gravitational waves from the merging of neutron stars and black holes, but no electromagnetic waves. A century back, Albert Einstein proposed the general theory of relativity. This theory predicted the existence of exotic objects...

    • a week ago
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    Ape fossil from Ramnagar could fill the gaps in understanding the evolution of gibbons

    A Hoolock Gibbon from Meghalaya [Image Credits: Programme HURO / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)] The specimen, which is millions of years older than any previously known fossil, highlights their migration from Africa to Asia. Gibbons, or 'lesser apes', are found in the forests of Asia, ranging from Northeast India to...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Nature's parenting paradox: Males, not females, may gain more by caring for their young

    A pair of Crested treeswift with its egg [Image credits: Aditya Pal / CC BY-SA 4.0] Mathematical models show that males should be selected to care more for their offspring rather than desert them. Building nests, incubating eggs, feeding the young ones, protecting them from predators, teaching the required skills for life-parenting is hard work!...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Spot the difference! Unravelling cryptic frogs of Western Ghats

    Some cryptic species of frogs in the Western Ghats (Left Top: Indirana semipalamata (Image credits: Saunak Pal), Left-Bottom: Indirana beddomii (Image Credits: Saunak Pal), Right-Top: Indirana duboisi (Image Credits: K P Dinesh), Right-Bottom: Indirana gundia (Image credits: S P Vijayakumar) A new study proposes different approaches to tell apart two species that look identical...

    • 2 weeks ago

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