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28 Jul 2022
Inflation in Germany is likely to start dropping again over the rest of the year, according to a prestigious economic think tank. But researchers warn food prices may still rise.
21 Apr 2022
From smart glasses to haptic gloves, wearable’ technology has gone leaps and bounds in recent years. Now, researchers in Nigeria have developed a smart bra, which they say, can detect breast cancer early.
26 Sep 2021
Scientists have discovered what is believed to be the world's northernmost landmass -- a yet-to-be-named island north of Greenland that could soon be swallowed up by seawaters. Researchers came upon the landmass on an expedition in July, and initially thought they had reached Oodaaq, up until now the northernmost island on the planet.
11 Sep 2021
Researchers are studying the whales' stress levels in their hormones. iStock Previous studies on tourism's impact on whales, which were based on behavioural observations, concluded that tourism caused only minor disruptions to the mammals.
28 May 2021
Ventilators are in high demand because of COVID-19. Supply is tight. As an alternative, could we get oxygen through our backsides? It's not as odd as you think.
4 Dec 2020
Researchers from technology giant IBM say hackers have tried to collect information on the global initiative for distributing coronavirus vaccine to developing countries. They said a nation-state appeared to be involved.
20 Sep 2020
This is the first official estimate given by the US government after President Donald Trump restricted the entry of some Chinese students and researchers into the US in May.
17 Jun 2020
A cheap, widely available steroid was shown to help severely ill coronavirus patients, Oxford University researchers said. The UK is making the drug, dexamethasone, standard for treating COVID-19.
10 Feb 2020
As the new coronavirus continues to spread and claim victims, we tell you how technology is helping halt the outbreak. Researchers worldwide are racing to come up with a vaccine. If all goes well, they may run the first tests in three months. Our in-house expert Dhananjay Khadilkar tells us how it works and what kind of challenges biologists face in the process.
18 Jan 2020
Ocean waters hit their highest temperature ever last year, and the rate at which they are warming is speeding up, a new study has revealed. Researchers called the new data "further proof of global warming."
1 Nov 2019
Researchers at cybersecurity firms Malwarebytes and Symantec have uncovered an Android trojan called xHelper that is able to reinstall itself even after users have uninstalled it.
13 Sep 2019
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Germany have said the cosmos is expanding faster than previously believed, leading them to believe the universe is significantly younger. But some are skeptical of the findings.

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