Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicNature journal study

Topic: Nature journal study

A Nature study shows how zaps to the brain can help the elderly remember better

Boston University researchers find electrical brain stimulation can boost memory function in elders. It helps them recall words, but it's unclear if it can help retain everyday memories.

Where did Earth’s early life forms get oxygen? Scientists finally have some answers

Tectonic plate movement could have provided oxygen to some of world's earliest life forms, suggests study by scientists at Newcastle University, UK, published in Nature Communications.

Now, ‘party drug’ ketamine will work as a quick antidepressant? US researchers tell us how

US study published in 'Nature' shows that ketamine targets a specific group of brain cells to 'restore lost neural connections within hours', reversing depression temporarily.

Where did ‘Black Death’ originate 7 centuries ago? Scientists say they’ve solved the mystery

According to a German study published in 'Nature', the bacteria that caused world’s deadliest pandemic, the medieval bubonic plague, originated in central Eurasia.

Astronomers discover first planet that survived its star’s death, still orbits white dwarf

The planet, situated 6,500 light years away, is like Jupiter in size and relative location. The discovery indicates that some of our solar system's planets could survive the death of the Sun.

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A war is brewing in US. Divided Republican camp pushing rivals toward far-Right terrorism

The bizarre meeting of a white supremacist, a Hitler-admiring black singer, and a former US president at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort shows all is not well with American democracy.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.