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Sci-Tech

  • How the brain makes decisions based on correlated factors

    Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how our brain makes decisions based on related information. The study found that when making decisions based on multiple, interdependent factors, people choose based on how these factors correlate with each other, and not based on an ad hoc rule of thumb or through…

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  • New method can sequence dark matter of life with just one cell

    London, Sept 19 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new technique to know more about a myriad of microorganisms that are responsible not only for diseases but also for the functioning of the human body and the production of antibiotics and biofuels. The method will sequence and analyze the dark matter of life – the genomes…

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  • Jaya appeals to anti-Koodankulam activists to withdraw

    Chennai, Sept 16 (): TN CM Jayalalitha made a kind appeal to the 100 activists on fast against the Koodankulam nuclear plan to withdraw the stir since the reactor was totally safe. She sent three ministers to talk to the activists but it was not fruitful. “The power plant is located in the second zone…

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  • Sony Launches Tablet Computers

    Tokyo / New York, September 1(): Challenging Apple’s iPad, Sony yesterday unveiled the world’s first folding tablet computer. Sony has announced the market launch of its first two Sony Tablet devices – the Android-powered Sony Tablet S and Sony Tablet P. The P and S tablets represent the Japanese electronics firm’s first steps into the…

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  • LHC results cast doubt on supersymmetry theory

    London, August 28 (ANI): Results from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have disappointed theorists on the lookout for Higgs boson or the so-called “God Particle” and has them rethinking that the basic idea of supersymmetry might be wrong. Researchers failed to find evidence of so-called “supersymmetric” particles, which many physicists had hoped would plug holes…

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  • Genetic clue behind rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune disorders identified

    London, August 15 (ANI): A team of scientists has found significant new clues to the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune disorders including type 1 diabetes, lupus and Graves disease. Using advanced genomics technologies, Dr. Katherine Siminovitch and her team identified the exact means by which an alteration in the gene PTPN22 increases…

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