Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicNew research

Topic: New research

Polly’s got a third leg! Parrots are tripods, use beak as extra ‘limb’ to climb, new study finds

New York researchers documented lovebirds using their beaks to propel their bodies while climbing. Peer-reviewed findings published Wednesday in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society B'.

Grunt, hoo & bark — study shows chimpanzees can string together sounds to form ‘sentences’

Findings of international group of researchers who observed adult chimpanzees at Taï National Park in Africa’s Ivory Coast published in open-access journal 'Communications Biology'.

Does regulation affect innovation? Study shows it does, but there is a way out

French economist and professors from LSE and MIT applied a growth model on company data from France to suggest that regulatory reforms may have greater benefits than previously thought.

Coronavirus has transformed how scientific research findings are communicated

Open access to scientific papers, AI mining research to get data insights faster, and a more-open review process — this could be the new future for science.

Potted plants don’t really improve indoor air quality, finds new study by US university

Researchers from US' Drexel University claim that decades of studies have vastly exaggerated the ability of indoor plants in removing volatile organic compounds.

On Camera

YourTurn

Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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