Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) Drones will be used at West Australian (WA) beaches on a three month trial to monitor shark activity and spot other dangers such as rips and schools of baitfish which attract the predators.
New York, Oct 10 (IANS) A specialised area of the mosquito brain mixes tastes with smells to create unique flavours, scientists have revealed, suggesting the development of a powerful odourant that can make "human flavour" repulsive to malaria-bearing species.
Toronto, Oct 10 (IANS) Individuals who retain a type of bacterium in their gut after a bout of food poisoning may be at an increased risk of developing Crohn's disease later in life, a study has found.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Business Intelligence (BI), a new software designed to minimise complications and consumption of papers in the data management of diseases in hospitals, was launched here on Sunday.
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Amruta Fadnavis, Deputy Vice President of Axis Bank and wife of Maharastra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Sunday inaugurated the country's first obesity clinic, dedicated to treating rising cases among adolescents.
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The absence of a particular molecule from cells can make tumours recur even after immunotherapy, a group of researchers from Germany has found.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A radioactive substance leaked from a medical shipment flown from France at the international airport here on Sunday but authorities later said there was nothing to panic.
Barara (Haryana), Oct 9 (IANS) With its record-breaking height, this Ravana may have made national and international headlines and attracted lakhs of people in the past few years just to have a look. But the demon-king's effigy in Haryana's Barara village has to contend with a ground reality -- it does not even have its own Dushhera ground where it goes up in smoke.
Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) After the doctors, the Uttar Pradesh government has now cancelled the leaves of all municipal employees owing to the dengue outbreak in the state, an official said on Sunday. This, he added, had been done to "speed up the cleanliness drive and fogging to prevent dengue spread."
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Researchers have discovered in a new study the unique characteristics of genes associated with autism that may help them distinguish from genes of other diseases, as well as help in early diagnosis.
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) A pill that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain and can help prevent or delay Alzheimer's, can be the next target in the fight against the neurocognitive disease, according to US scientists.
Kolkata, Oct 8 (IANS) Indian researchers have developed a novel therapy to bust blood clots using laser, which they say can be combined with low concentrations of traditional drugs to reduce life-threatening complications and effectively treat cardiovascular diseases and blood clot-related disorders.
Port-au-Prince (Haiti)/Daytona Beach (Florida), Oct 8 (IANS) "Monster" Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti before it churned northwards off Georgia and South Carolina in southeast US early on Saturday, but spared Florida a direct hit.