Pranjal Mehar

Whether it is the delicacy of a nanoparticle or the fickleness of a bonobo, Pranjal Mehar tracks and reports on the adventure that is science. Based in Maharashtra, India, she is a former staff writer and always been a great member of Tech Explorist.

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“Virtual Biopsy” accurately detects skin tumors in 15 minutes

A Rutgers University scientists have developed a new "virtual biopsy" device that can quickly determine a skin lesion’s depth and potential malignancy without using...

The effect of exercise may differ depending on the time of day

Finding the perfect time to exercise is as much about personal preference as it is physiology. Exercise is supposed to feel good—but if muscles...

Study uncovered new potential genetic causes of male infertility

Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function, or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems,...

How an atomic clock will get humans to mars on time?

In simplest terms, spacecraft navigation entails determining where the spacecraft is and keeping it on course to the desired destination. But it’s not as...

Volvo Trucks’ electric, self-driving truck ‘Vera’ gets its first job

A Sweden based automotive company, Volvo Trucks announced on Thursday that its autonomous electric truck has just been assigned its first task. The company has...

Improving taste, shelf life, production of beer, food

Purdue University-affiliated startup Induction Food Systems (IFS) has recently finished testing of a new technology that aims to improve the taste, quality and shelf...

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Astronomers collaborated to monitor space

Astronomers at the Curtin University node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) have collaborated with Adelaide company Silentium Defence to devise a passive radar for the surveillance of objects in space. For that purpose, astronomers...

Supersharp images from new VLT Adaptive Optics

ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has accomplished first light with another versatile optics mode called laser tomography — and has caught amazingly sharp test pictures of the planet Neptune, star clusters and different objects. The spearheading MUSE...

Consuming iron-fortified grain improves students’ attention, memory

Iron deficiency remains the most prevalent micronutrient deficiency globally, but few studies have examined how iron status relates to cognition in adolescents. Benefits of consuming iron-fortified grain are well known. An additional benefit discovered by the Penn State...

Astronomers discovered a famous exoplanet’s Doppelgänger

In a new discovery, astronomers have imaged another planet, and it shows up about identical to a standout amongst other studied gas-giant planets. However, this doppelgänger contrasts in one critical way: its origin. Astronomers discovered this gas-giant planet is a...

New development in 3D super-resolution imaging gives insight on Alzheimer’s disease

According to an estimate, 40% of Americans over the age of 85 have Alzheimer's disease. One noteworthy issue with understanding Alzheimer's isn't having the capacity to obviously observe why the malady begins. To gather clear insights on this, scientists at...

New research helps address problem of hospital bed blocking

Another examination has addressed presumptions about the most ideal approach to stop superfluous admissions and broadened hospital stays for slight, elderly individuals. The study found that new multispecialty community providers (MCPs) could be effective in preventing such admissions...