New camera can help doctors see through the body

London, September 4 (IANS) Scientists in Britain have developed a camera that can help doctors see through the human body.   Designed to help doctors track medical tools known as endoscopes that are used to investigate a range of internal conditions, the new device can detect sources of light inside the body, such as the […]

‘Locky’ is largest malware campaign in 2017

‘Locky’ is largest malware campaign in 2017

New York, September 3 (IANS) Locky ransomware’s re-emergence with new email distribution campaign has been touted as one of the largest malware campaigns in the latter half of 2017, the media reported.   The ransomware, once considered almost defunct, sent over 23 million emails with the malware to the US workforce in just 24 hours […]

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

FILE PHOTO – The International Space Station (ISS) crew member, astronaut Peggy Whitson of the U.S. speaks prior to the launch of Soyuz MS-3 space ship at Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Dmitri Lovetsky/Pool/File Photo   CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla, September 3 (Reuters) – NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown […]

Space superwoman returning to Earth with records galore

Space superwoman returning to Earth with records galore

In this Dec. 8, 2016 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Peggy Whitson floats through a tangle of cables inside the Columbus module aboard the International Space Station. Whitson was operating the Fluids System Servicer to refill coolant loops in multiple modules on the U.S. segment of the station. (NASA via AP)   CAPE CANAVERAL, […]

IIT-Kharagpur develops technology for safer driving in rain

Kolkata, September 1 (IANS) IIT-Kharagpur researchers have developed a visual technology that enables safer driving during rain, a statement said on Friday.   The technology developed by researchers from the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications removes from real-time video the obscuring effects of rain and displays it on the windscreen of vehicles to increase […]

US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia

US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia

WASHINGTON, August 31 (AP) — Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients’ own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.   The Food and Drug Administration called the approval historic, the first gene therapy to hit […]