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.

Recent articles

Quantum gravity’s tangled time

Temporal order between events can exhibit genuine quantum features.

Robots can now learn to swarm on the go

A new generation of swarming robots which can independently learn and evolve new behaviors in the wild is one step closer, thanks to research from the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (UWE).

Maximum mass of lightest neutrino revealed

Understanding how neutrino mass can be estimated is important for future cosmological studies such as DESI and Euclid.

Chandrayaan 2 captures the first image of the Moon from Lunar Orbit

India's second lunar exploration mission, Chandrayaan-2- which launched on 22nd July 2019- has recently sent the first images of Moon taken from the moon's...

High-precision technique stores cellular ‘memory’ in DNA

Engineers program human and bacterial cells to keep a record of complex molecular events.

Why having a dog pet is heart-healthy?

The study by the Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist has found that those who own a dog pet, are healthier from the cardiovascular standpoint.

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New protection against oxidative stress

A team of researchers led by Prof. Dr. Ivana Ivanović-Burmazović from the Chair of Bioinorganic Chemistry at FAU and Prof. Dr. Christian Goldsmith from Auburn University, Alabama, USA jointly have discovered that zinc is a trace material...

Molecular CT scan could lead to faster drug discovery

A team of researchers from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed a third approach based on a technique called electron diffraction to determine the precise shape of small...

Novel method to produce defectless metal crystals of unprecedented size

A team of researchers at the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), has discovered a novel method to transform economical polycrystalline metal foils to single crystals with superior properties. It evokes the anticipations that...

Scientists discovered new properties of uranium compounds including superconductivity

A team of scientists at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) recently have confirmed the existence of strange new uranium compounds, and they predict some could even achieve superconductivity close to room temperature. An incredible feat that...

Surprising discovery that speed up weight loss

Researchers from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital in Canada, have suggested that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved the greatest success...

Study revealed personalized goal setting could help people with dementia

A group of UCLA-led researchers investigated how personalized goal setting could be utilized to help people with dementia obtain what is important to them. Dr. David Reuben, chief of geriatrics and Archstone Professor of Medicine at the David...