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First gene behind grey hair discovered

PTI, Wednesday, 2nd March 2016
London: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered the first gene responsible for greying hair, a breakthrough that could lead to new treatments to delay or block the process.

Neanderthals didn't die out because of modern humans

London: Modern humans are not responsible for the demise of the Neanderthals and in fact co-existed with their closest extinct relatives for several thousand years, a new study has found. ... Read More >>

Ultrasound may help unlock brain's secrets

Washington: Ultrasound may help scientists to unlock the brain's secrets noninvasively, and perhaps create new treatments for illnesses, new research suggests. ... Read More >>

NASA's next Mars rover set for launch in 2020

Washington: NASA is ready to proceed with the final design and construction of its next Mars rover, targeted to launch in the year 2020, which will probe for evidence of past life on the red planet and help prepare for future manned missions. ... Read More >>

Living human cartilage grown on lab chip

Washington: Scientists have created the first example of a living human cartilage grown on a laboratory chip, an advance that will help treat patients with osteoarthritis or soldiers with battlefield injuries.... Read More >>

NASA discovers five 'superstars' in other galaxies

Washington: Scientists have found five objects in other galaxies similar to Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive stellar system within 10,000 light years of Earth, using data from NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes. ... Read More >>

MIT students make 3D-printed ice cream

A trio of students from MIT has developed a 3D-printer that can produce ice creams in any shape in just 15 minutes. ... Read More >>

Bees navigate using 'light' in the sky

Melbourne: Bees use a pattern of light in the sky invisible to humans to direct one another to a honey source, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found. ... Read More >>

Pluto may have liquid ocean under ice crust

Washington: Present day Pluto may have a liquid ocean sloshing around under its icy crust, according to to a new analysis of data from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. ... Read More >>

Russian launch failure causes delays in crew landing

Russian space officials say they have decided to delay both the landing of some of the International Space Station's crew and the launch of their successors due to the recent failed launch of an unmanned Russian cargo ship. ... Read More >>

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