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Scientists show how brain differentiates lyrics from music
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 28 (ANI): The perception of speech and music - two of the most uniquely human uses of sound - is enabled by specialized neural systems in different brain hemispheres adapted to respond differently to specific features in the acoustic structure of the song, a new study has found.
Remembering CV Raman, Abdul Kalam and other heroes on National Science Day

New Delhi [India], Feb 28 (ANI): From the cells in the human body to the omnipresent microorganisms, the world is surrounded by scientific compounds in all spheres.

Astronomers detect biggest explosion after Big Bang
Perth [Australia], Feb 28 (ANI): The biggest explosion in the universe after the Big Bang has been discovered by scientists studying a distant galaxy cluster.
Commercial satellites dock mid-space for servicing mission
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 27 (ANI): In a first, two commercial satellites pulled off the impressive manoeuvre of docking with each other, where one of them would service the other.
Astronomers spot far-away planet that could possibly support life

Cambridge [England], Feb 27 (ANI): Astronomers have found an exoplanet more than twice the size of Earth which could be potentially habitable. This discovery might take us a step closer to search for life on planets significantly larger than Earth but smaller than Neptune.

Ancient meteorite site on Earth could reveal new clues about Mars' past
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have devised new analytical tools to break down the enigmatic history of Mars' atmosphere and whether life was once possible there.
Latest report reveals two of the fastest emerging privacy threats for smartphone users
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 26 (ANI): Mobile Advertising Trojans and stalkerware witnessed a solid rise in 2019, increasingly jeopardizing the personal data of smartphone users. The former experienced a 2-digit growth in terms of the number of detected installation packages, while the latter targeted mobile users at least twice as often as in 2018.
Genetically tweaked lettuce to aid bone fracture healing
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 25 (ANI): Sticks and stones may break your bones, but the wonder plant lettuce will make them heal faster.
First direct seismic measurements reveal a geologically active Mars
Maryland [USA], Feb 25 (ANI): Based on first reports, Mars has been found to have a moderate level of seismic activity and ground vibrations, intermediate between Earth and the Moon.
DDoS attacks almost double in Q4 2019 compared to previous year, with busier Sundays
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 23 (ANI): An analysis has revealed that the number of attacks blocked by Kaspersky DDoS Protection in Q4 2018 amounts to only 56 per cent of attacks detected in Q4 2019. Further investigation of botnet activity reveals that around 28 per cent of attacks happened on weekends, with the share of attacks on Sundays growing by two and a half percentage points - reaching 13 per cent. These are findings from the Kaspersky Q4 2019 DDoS attacks report.
Coral disease risk factors revealed by tools used to study human disease: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 23 (ANI): In a recent study, a team of international researchers have used a statistical technique typically employed in human epidemiology to determine the ecological risk factors affecting the prevalence of two coral diseases -- growth anomalies, abnormalities like coral tumours, and white syndromes, infectious diseases similar to flesh-eating bacteria.
Study finds abnormally low levels of key protein in brains of young men with autism
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 22 (ANI): Researchers using cutting-edge imaging technology have shown that the brains of young men with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have low levels of a protein that appears to play a role in inflammation and metabolism.
US study reports decline in heart attacks greater among men than women

Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 22 (ANI): In a study based on US health system from 2000 to 2014, researchers have reported a steady decline in heart attacks among both men and women. However, the rate of decline slowed among women in the last five years of the study.

Researchers develop new gel-based nanosensor for radiation dose monitoring
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 22 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new gel-based nanosensor for radiation dose monitoring that is cost-effective and easy to read, and which can be used on the skin.
Cases of melanoma caused by UV exposure vary widely in American states: Study NASA scientists spot water in Jupiter's atmosphere Sub-Neptune sized planet validated using Habitable-zone Planet Finder Double star system flipping between two alter egos Inventor of cut-copy-paste, Larry Tesler, passes away at 74 MIT researchers develop system that identifies best way to deflect incoming asteroid Artificial Intelligence can't be left unregulated, says Elon Musk Findings from NASA's Juno update Jupiter water mystery SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage crashes into sea after successfully launching Starlink satellites Scientists create bomb-sniffing cyborg locusts Free WiFi at 415 stations to continue even after contract with Google ends: RailTel Kaspersky warns how infamous Ginp banker now spurs victims to lose credentials via fake SMS New tools to monitor water quality, measure water insecurity U.S. Space Forces looking for a name for its members Kaspersky talks about different types of ransomware and free ransomware protection, decryption tools Researchers' take on left-brain might not be right, study explains Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy linked to increased risk of ADHD Study reveals single dose of HPV vaccine can protect from cervical cancer Moon to pass before Mars on February 18 before sunrise MIT scientists invent affordable smart diapers Leiden astronomers discover potential near-earth objects Salt water may periodically form on the surface of mars RIT Scientists discover nearest known 'Baby Giant Planet' Melting of Antarctic ice sheet under 2@C warming Samsung's first full 5G flagship Galaxy S20 series is here Samsung launches 'iOS compatible' Galaxy Buds+ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip with foldable display launched Safer Internet Day: Instagram rolls out new tools for online safety Ambient Mode is now available on OnePlus smartphones Sony, Amazon will also skip MWC 2020 over coronavirus scare
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