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Smartphone app better at measuring blood flow

A smartphone app using the phone's camera has performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in patients undergoing coronary angiography, sci ...

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First age-map of Milky Way galaxy created

The first large-scale age-map of the Milky Way shows that a period of star formation lasting about four billion years created the complex structure at th ...

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'Injectable bandage' can heal internal injuries

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed an 'injectable bandage' - a therapeutic gel that can heal potentially fatal internal injuries. ...

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Girls with autism must be empowered to overcome: UN chief

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has joined the global call to empower women and girls with autism and involve them and their advocates in policy an ...

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IIT Delhi, DU among top 200 universities: Study

Only IIT Delhi and University of Delhi figure in the world's top 200 universities compared to 49 from the USA, 30 from the United Kingdom, 11 from Germany and 8 from Chin ...

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Winnie Mandela: South Africa's "Mother of the Nation" dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as "the mothe ...

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New cancer drug for children safe, effective: study

A first-of-its-kind drug targeting a fused gene found in many types of cancer has been found to be effective in 93 percent of pediatric patients tested, scientists say. ...

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Christopher Nolan in India to Explore Local Cine-Culture

On a visit to India Christopher Nolan, best known for ‘Inception’, ‘Batman Begins” & the latest ‘Dunkirk’, says he is willing to learn more ...

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DANGER: Toy Rubber Ducks is a haven for bacteria

Parents, take note! The cute rubber ducks and other popular bath toys that your kids play with maybe host a range of potentially pathogenic bacteria that cause eye, ear a ...

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AI can predict biological age based on smartphone, wearables data

Artificial intelligence (AI) can produce digital biomarkers of ageing and frailty by gathering physical activity data from smartphones and other wearable ...