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       SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  
         NASA may soon identify 2,400 alien planets    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: NASA's planet-finder has helped to identify 2,400 alien planets orbiting faraway stars in different solar systems.

 
         What triggers depression among adults?    
 
 
LONDON: A new research has pinpointed some genes that can trigger depression. As per the research conducted by the University of Edinburgh, nearly 80 genes that could be linked to depression have been discovered.

 
         Turn your hobbies into part-time job opportunities with these apps    
 
 
New Delhi: After the substantial amount of hard work put in during the board examinations, you would certainly feel the need to enjoy some fun times with friends or exploring life's horizons. While you would be tempted to think about the exam results, why spend two months worrying about something that you have no control over anymore?

 
         Apple launches special RED Edition for iPhone 8, 8 Plus    
 
 
CALIFORNIA: Apple announced on Sunday the release of a Special RED Edition for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, with a portion of all proceeds set to directly go to The Global Fund, which is fighting against HIV/AIDS and other deadly diseases.

 
         Humanity’s first flight to Sun to launch in July: NASA    
 
 
FLORIDA: NASA's Parker Solar Probe is geraing up for its final launch in July. The probe will be humanity's first mission to the probe. The Probe will be launched from Launch Complex-37 at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.

 
         This World Health Day, let's focus on eye health    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Eye health is one of the most ignored topics in the health domain. Eye-related diseases - especially Retinal Diseases like Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic macular edema (DME) - are disabling.

 
         Are babies being introduced to solid food too soon?    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Turns out, many parents are spooning up the first mouthfuls of baby food to a growing infant too soon. The first study of a nationally-representative group of US infants reported that many parents started feeding their babies foods or drinks other than breast milk or formula sooner than they should.

 
         New organ found in human body, could help understand spread of cancer    
 
 
LONDON: Scientists have identified a new organ in the human body, which they hope could help them understand the spread of cancer within the body.

 
         Audio-enabled autoplay videos will soon be blocked on Google Chrome    
 
 
NEW DELHI: In a much-anticipated move, tech giant Google announced that autoplay videos with audio enabled will be permanently blocked on its web browser, Google Chrome.

 
         China hospital to employ AI to address doctor shortage    
 
 
BEIJING: A hospital in the Chinese capital of Beijing will be soon using Artificial Intelligence (AI), in an effort to address the shortage of doctors and to make their workload more manageable.

 
         A new ray of hope for breast cancer patients!    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: A new ray of hope has been found for breast cancer patients. A newly designed three-part molecule could be the one answer patients with a certain form of breast cancer are looking for, according to a study conducted by the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

 
         Here is how you can travel smart using these apps!    
 
New Delhi: Whenever you plan to travel you might give a call to your favorite travel agent but time is changing as technology is evolving every day and we have stepped into the new era of the world where everything is available in your pocket from booking your tickets to order your favorite cuisine on your doorsteps.

 
         5 most important aspects of our lives driven by technology    
 
 
NEW DELHI: We're living on 'click of a button.' There is no doubt that technology has greatly impacted our lives and it will grow more in coming years. It has made our lives easier, opened a sea of opportunities with best options to pick and choose and subsequently introducing us to the world beyond.

 
         This telehealth program offers hope for diabetics    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Turns out, improving blood sugar control in type 2 diabetes patients is as easy as using a telehealth program.

 
         New habitable planet found near our solar system    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: A new planet near the habitable zone around a bright cool star has been found. The scientists have confirmed the existence of 15 new planets - including one 'super-Earth' that could harbour liquid water - orbiting small, cool stars near our solar system.

 
         Going light with the new Light Phone 2    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Light phone 2 is the kind of phone that every parent would like their kids to have. With this phone, you could place a call or send a text or even use maps and call for an Uber. What you cannot do, however, is use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or for that matter, any other social media.

 
         What will happen to this beautiful blue planet?    
 
 
Is this beautiful world fighting for its very existence? Will the coming generations be in a position to enjoy every element of nature? Are we constrained to live in a highly polluted environment? Have the sources of our water run dry and have the sources that are still running become contaminated?

 
         Liver cancer: New method identifies splicing biomarkers    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Turns out, a new method has identified splicing biomarkers for liver cancer. According to a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory-study, researchers have developed a method for identifying splicing-based biomarkers for the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

 
         Astronomers reveal secrets of most distant supernova ever detected    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: An international team of astronomers led by the UK-based University of Southampton has confirmed the discovery of the most distant supernova ever detected - a huge cosmic explosion that took place 10.5 billion years ago, or three-quarters the age of the Universe itself.

 
         Ensuring sexual, reproductive health for overall well-being    
 
 
NEW DELHI: There are many aspects to ensuring good health and well-being. While many of us focus on healthy eating, regular exercise, and even practice meditation for good health, we often shy away from taking care of our sexual well-being.

 
         WeChat gets popular in Bhutan: report    
 
 
BEIJING: Chinese social media app WeChat is reportedly gaining popularity in Bhutan. WeChat has become one of the popular social media apps among residents of Bhutan, reported China's state-run news agency Xinhua.

 
         Celebrate love this Valentine's Day with Google Pixel 2    
 
 
NEW DELHI: Valentine's Day, arguably the most starry-eyed day of the year, is round the corner. It is also a day that buzzes with queries from boyfriends, girlfriends, husbands and wives, who are looking to find that perfect gift for their partner.

 
         This drug could reverse alcohol's damaging effects on brain    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Scientists have found a new pill that could reverse the effects of binge drinking on the brain. The studies of Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers in adult mice show that two weeks of daily treatment with the drug tandospirone reversed the effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption on neurogenesis - the ability of the brain to grow and replace neurons (brain cells).

 
         Scientists discover enormous reserves of mercury in permafrost    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Scientists have discovered massive reserves of mercury hidden in permafrost. Permafrost is a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains below freezing point throughout the year, occurring chiefly in polar regions.

 
         Google Assistant helps you set music alarms    
 
 
NEW YORK: Tech giant Google is releasing an update on its Google Assistant platform, which will enable users to set music alarms via voice commands.

 
         What is epilepsy?    
 
 
Epileptic seizures or ‘fits’ in common parlance, refers to the short lasting signs or symptoms that occur due to abnormal and excessive misfiring of brain cells.

 
         Here're some ways to keep dementia at bay    
 
 
LONDON: To prevent the risk of dementia in old age, here are eight lifestyle changing tips that can help in the long run. Although, research has not yet discovered a cure for dementia, changes in diet, exercise and daily routine can reduce the risk factors, reports express.co.uk.

 
         What are memories made of?    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Ever wondered, how people remember their childhood birthday parties or wedding days? According to researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a protein called AKT, which is ubiquitous in brain tissue and instrumental, enables the brain to adapt to new experiences and lay down new memories.

 
         Second-hand plastic toys could harm your kid    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Many second hand plastic toys could pose a health risk for your child as the plastic may not meet the most up to date international safety guidelines, a study suggests.

 
         Working before and after stroke is good for brain health    
 
 
WASHINGTON DC: Keep working during old age for good health as a study has recently suggested that stroke patients who are employed prior to and after suffering strokes are more likely to have healthier minds than unemployed adults.

 
 
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