Wednesday, 6 July, 2022


Study shows development of rapid COVID-19 test by UTSW researchers that can identify variants in hours

Washington , July 3 (ANI): Last year, pathologist Jeffrey SoRelle, M.D., and colleagues developed CoVarScan, a rapid COVID-19 test that detects eight hotspot signatures...

Gluten to dairy—why is everyone having food intolerance? Say thanks to Dr Google

Hosting a dinner party is harder now. Are food intolerances increasing? Or do we just hear more about them now?

Study: Higher protein consumption while dieting results in healthier eating

Washington , July 3 (ANI): Eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting helps to avoid the loss of lean body mass and also...

BA.2.75 — new Covid variant detected in India a mystery, but could ‘have immune-escape property’

This Omicron sub-lineage may have increased ability to infect people who’ve been infected before, or are vaccinated, according to some scientists. However, there's no govt data on this.

Miscarriages may increase during summer: Study

Boston , July 3 (ANI): According to research, the chances of miscarriages increase during summer as compared to any other weather condition.As per the...

Study identifies role of unique gene associated with epilepsy, autism, developmental disability

Washington , July 2 (ANI): According to a study, the gene that was earlier found to be the reason behind rare disorders associated with...

Immune cells in brain could become new drug targets for ASD, intellectual disability

Washington , July 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a convergent mechanism that may be responsible for how two top-ranked genetic risk factors for autism...

Protecting the brain from dementia by inducing abnormal protein aggregates

Washington , July 2 (ANI): Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's are defined by the pathogenic accumulation of toxic proteins in the brain. Now,...

Concentrating on beta cells instead of immune system can help to prevent type 1 diabetes: Research

Washington , July 2 (ANI): According to new research, the causes of type 1 diabetes focus on auto-immune response, where the immune system shatters...

Study: New sibling diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder

Washington , July 2 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) recently listed a new sibling diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), termed complex post-traumatic...

On Camera


Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.