Indian scientists have discovered a cluster of cognition-related genes which, if impaired, may cause dyslexia. The find may result in earlier diagnoses and successful interventions in preventing the learning disability. New Delhi (Sputnik) — According to a research paper published by EBioMedicine journal, Indian scientists led by Subrata Sinha and Nandini Chatterjee Singh of theRead More →

Methane produced by India’s livestock population, considered the world’s largest, can significantly raise global temperatures, says a new study designed to help predict climate change linked to greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions from farm animals. Results of the study carried out by the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and the Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University ofRead More →

Taking a serious view of the traffic snarls on roads, Maha Metro Nagpur in association with Traffic Department of city police has installed solar signals at some of the most important and busy city junctions. The installation of traffic signals would go a long way is decongesting roads and streamliningRead More →

Researchers from TRAFFIC, who monitored 90 Facebook groups over a three-month period in 2016, recorded 2,245 live reptile advertisements representing more than 5,000 individual animals from 115 taxa. Most advertisements were for the ball python and the Burmese python, and also included critically endangered species such as the Philippine crocodileRead More →

Roadkills, a newly launched Android app, lets users in India record information on deaths of animals — both domestic and wild — on roads or railway lines, and upload geotagged photos. Such roadkill data can be useful for both researchers and people planning infrastructure projects across the country, conservationists say.Read More →

Energy leaders in Davos were critical of trade intervention the US solar industry said could cause 23,000 job losses Donald Trump’s decision to place punitive tariffs on imported solar panels has drawn ire from the UN’s renewable energy chief. On the opening morning of the World Economic Forum in Davos,Read More →