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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Evolutionary origins of animal biodiversity

Animals evolved from unicellular predecessors, differentiating into thirty or forty distinct anatomical plans. At the point when and how these outlines emerged has been the focus of debate. To shed light on this, scientists at the University of Bristol...

New study reports on the future of nuclear energy

A new MIT energy initiative study suggests that except if nuclear energy is definitively incorporated into the global mix of low-carbon energy advancements, the test of environmental change will be significantly more troublesome and exorbitant to understand. Thus,...

How to stop an antibiotic-resistant superbug

Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder have recently come up with a genetic disruption strategy to efficiently stymies the evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as E. coli. This Controlled Hindrance of Adaptation of organisms (CHAOS) strategy...

Age, race or need for instant gratification: which best predicts how much you will earn?

Scientists for the first ever time have ranked the most important determinants of future affluence using machine learning. Their study suggests that a person's ability to delay instant gratification was also among the most important determinants of higher income,...

Gun owners are more politically active, study

A new study by the University of Kansas political scientists examined the political behavior of gun owners versus non-gun owners in presidential election years from 1972 to 2012. Basically, they found that gun owners have progressively turned out to be...

Scientists successfully accelerated electrons in a plasma wave

For the first ever time, scientists have demonstrated a way to accelerate electrons using protons passing through the plasma. Scientists made this important discovery using a factor of around 100 over a length of 10 meters: they were externally...