Astronaut In Space

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Using Oxygen & Magnets, Astronauts In Space May Be Able To Breathe More Easily: Study

An international team of scientists has suggested utilizing magnetism to create oxygen for astronauts in space. The work reveals for the first time in microgravity that gas bubbles can be "attracted to" and "repelled from" a simple neodymium magnet by immersing them in various types of aqueous solution. The findings might pave the way for scientists and engineers working on oxygen systems, and other space research requiring liquid-to-gas… read-more

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 07:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: astronauts, breathe, Space, magnetism, research

Courtesy: DNA INDIA


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IIT Mandi Chooses Wastewater Management Solution Using AI-Enhanced Research Techniques

AI-enhanced Operation Research (OR) techniques were utilized by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi to choose wastewater treatment solutions that suit socioeconomic demands particular to locales and situations. The study's findings were published in the Journal of Cleaner Production. To deal with the uncertainties and "vagaries" of the decision-making process, the team employed MSDM approaches enhanced with AI elements of… read-more

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 12:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IIT, Mandi, Artificial Intelligence, research, wastewater management method

Courtesy: India Today

Indigenous Radio Frequency Power Amplifiers

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IIT Roorkee, DRDO, DEAL Join Hands For R&D Of Indigenous Defence Equipment

A collaborative R&D effort between Defence Electronics Application Laboratory, Defence Research & Development Organization, and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee has culminated in the innovation of indigenous radio frequency power amplifiers to meet the future requirements of Programmable Radios. The research team created these amplifiers to meet both the high-efficiency and outstanding linearity criteria for signal quality. The… read-more

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 01:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IIT Roorkee, DRDO, collaboration, research, Defence Equipment

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Solar Wind Capacity

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India Needs $223 Billion Investment To Achieve Non-Fossil Power Capacity By 2030

The Government of India is aiming to increase non-fossil power with wind and solar capacity installation in India. For this, India will need an investment of USD 223 billion, which will help the installations by 2030. The BJP-led Government has set a target of 500 GW, aiming to provide half of its electricity through non-fossil fuel. The research was based on PM Narendra Modi's announcement of non-fossil emission at COP26.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 04:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Non-Renewable, Investment, research, Wind & Solar Capacity


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International Rugby League Bans Trans Woman From Participating In Matches

The International Rugby League (IRL) announced to ban transgender women players from taking part in rugby league matches. On June 21, the association stated, " In the interests of avoiding unnecessary welfare, the legal and reputational risk to International Rugby League competitions". However, the IRL assured to change the policy after complete research on the welfare of athletes. The step came after recently FINA announced to ban trans… read-more

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 04:17 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IRL, Rugby, Transgender Athlete, FINA, research

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Take Break From Social Media For Improved Mental Health: Study Reveals

Social media break for a week helps in improved mental health, and reduced depression and anxiety, reveals a study of the University of Bath. The research team conducted the survey on 154 individuals between the 18-72 age group, who were addicted to scrolling Facebook, Instagram, and Tik-Tok for 8-9 hours a day. After a week of staying away from social media, the individuals reported relaxing time with better mental health.

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 09:05 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Social Media, Instagram(746), mental health, research, Tik-Tok

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New Study Finds Taking Break From Social Media Improves Mental Health

A new study has found that taking a break from social media helps improve one's mental health. The findings of the study have been published in 'Cyberpsychology Behaviour and Social Networking.' Around 154 social media users were put into an intervention and a control group at random, as a part of the research. "Many of our participants reported positive effects from being off social media," concludes Dr Jeff Lambert.

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 11:47 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Social Media, mental health, research, Study, Internet

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Sleeping With Light Exposure Leads To Chronic Health Issues: Study

The researchers claimed that being exposed to light at night may be harmful in multiple ways and could lead to chronic diseases. "This is about enough light that you could maybe see your way around, but it's not enough light to really read comfortably," stated a researcher. Notably, the study also concluded that exposure to light at night could disturb our metabolism.

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 09:04 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Health, Lifestyle, Sleep, light, research

Courtesy: NPR

Hearing loss-Dementia

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Use Of Hearing Aids Can Prevent Effects Of Dementia, Study Reveals

According to a study, the researchers have claimed that there is an association between hearing loss and dementia. In addition, it has been found that people with hearing loss have faster rates of brain atrophy and a higher risk of cognitive decline. However, the data suggest that eliminating midlife hearing loss would reduce dementia by 9%. Notably, the use of hearing aids can reduce the effects of dementia.

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 09:05 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Health, Lifestyle, Dementia, hearing loss, research

Courtesy: India Today

Sex Education

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Incorporating Sexual Pleasure Into Sex-Education Can Improve Sex Behaviours: Study

According to a study, sexual health programs that included sexual desire and sexual pleasure can improve knowledge and attitudes around sex. Researchers from WHO's 'The Pleasure Project', revealed that including pleasure can have significant positive effects across information- and knowledge-based attitudes and motivation to use condoms. Notably, continuing to avoid pleasure in sexual health and education risks leads to misdirecting and … read-more

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 09:32 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Health, research, sex education, safe sex, sexual behavior

Courtesy: Hindustan Times