You might have seen some people hugging trees and later, you might have thought that they were mad. But isn't it possible that they knew something for which they hugged trees but you didn't? Well, science has proved that hugging trees is good for health.
A trial conducted for 25 months and on 25,000 children reveals breakthrough results, which indicates toward a possible dengue vaccine, which will be effective against dengue and dengue hospitalization, and also severe symptomatic diseases. Sanofi Pasteur is manufacturing the vaccine and it will be available from the second half of 2015.
Until now, researchers had assumed that 80% of our DNA is functional. But lately, researchers at the University of Oxford have found that a mere 8.2% of the human DNA is functional!
What's the best time that one can make better decision? Well, according to a new study, people can make better decision while they are hungry!
Every now and then, we are seeing evolution of science and technology in every sector. However, both science and technology have great impact upon medical science and led this sector to a different level. Lately, scientists have figured out a way to directly convert human skin cells into specific type of brain cell that degrades in patients with Huntington's disease.
A medical team of St. Vincent Hospital in Sydney have successfully revived and transplanted a dead heart into three patients. They used a new method called ‘heart-in-a-box’ which warms the heart and restores heartbeat, and it could be used to save many lives.
Scientists have already discovered that plants can talk to each other using language. And still there many things that we don't about plants. Lately, a group of researchers has discovered that plants can hear themselves being eaten, become defensive when attacked and alert neighbors about the threat.
A group of scientists has created the world's thinnest electric generator! It’s only one atom wide. According to scientists, this flexible and extremely light material can opens up huge possibilities for the future of electricity generation.
We have already seen a map hinting thousands of mountains lying under sea. And now it seems like there are more things in this universe than our imaginations. Lately, an international team of astronomers has created first 3D map of hidden universe. The map is more than just a thing of beauty.
Researchers successfully identified awareness in some comatose people and believe they could use this knowledge to help more patients recover quickly.