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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.
Positive work environment leads to feelings of inclusion among employees

Positive work environment leads to feelings of inclusion among employees

Promoting an inclusive working environment can lead to higher satisfaction, innovation, trust, and retention among employees suggest a new study. Scientists examined the relationships among...
'Sir Freddie,' one of the original semen donors, in 1969. CREDIT Courtesy of the Walker family

World’s oldest semen still viable

Sperm could remain functional for several years, suggests a new study. To prove this, the semen was frozen in 1968 by Steven Salamon of the...
Sperm of infertile men is healthy before it begins journey out of body, study

Sperm of infertile men is healthy before it begins journey out of body, study

Infertility is a major public health issue. One couple in 6 is infertile across Europe1, with male infertility now being the biggest cause in...
Egg yolks are the most cholesterol-rich food consumed in typical U.S. diet.

Bad news for egg Lovers

Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. In fact, a whole egg contains all the nutrients needed to turn a single...
The experimental setup used by the researchers to test their magnetic sensor system, illuminated by green laser light.

Quantum sensing method measures minuscule magnetic fields

Sensing static magnetic fields with high sensitivity and spatial resolution is critical to many applications in fundamental physics, bioimaging, and materials science. Even more...
New study could lead to next generation of optical tweezers

New study could lead to next generation of optical tweezers

Optical tweezers are usually used to study proteins, biological molecular motors, DNA and the inner life of cells. They work by using light to...
Scientists blended smartphone to reveal what’s inside

Scientists blended smartphone to reveal what’s inside

Smartphones, mobile phones with more advanced computing capabilities and connectivity than regular mobile phones, came onto the consumer market in the late 90s. The...
An artist’s impression of a quasar. A supermassive black hole sits at the center, and the gravitational energy of material accreting onto it is released as light. Image courtesy of Yoshiki Matsuoka

Wonderful!! 83 supermassive black holes found in the early universe

Supermassive black holes, found at the centers of galaxies, can be millions or even billions of times more massive than the sun. While they...
Credit: @tsarcyanide/MIPT

Physicists used a quantum computer to turn back time

Scientists at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in collaboration with the scientists from the U.S. and Switzerland have returned the state of...

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