Tuesday, August 11, 2020

What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent, Smell, Emotions and Memory

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By Colleen Walsh Harvard Staff Writer/The Harvard Gazette “… I carried to my lips a spoonful of the tea in which I had let soften a...

When women, literally, aren’t recognized

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By Ekaterina Pesheva The Harvard Gazette Our ability to recognize faces is a complex interplay of environment, neurobiology, and contextual cues. Now a study from Harvard...

Obama selects 4 Indian American scientists for presidential awards

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Boston-- Four Indian-American scientists, including Kaushik Chowdhury from Northeastern University, have been chosen among 102 researchers who will receive the Presidential Early Career Awards...

Genes have over 60% influence on academic success: Study

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New York-- Genetic factors account for about 60 per cent of academic success, even after accounting for intelligence, finds a study. For many years, research...

Dopamine primes the brain for enhanced vigilance

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By Anne Trafton MIT News Office  Imagine a herd of deer grazing in the forest. Suddenly, a twig snaps nearby, and they look up from the...

Space exploration critical for our survival: Bezos

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San Francisco-- While Elon Musk-led SpaceX always stays in limelight, world's richest person Jeff Bezos' aerospace company Blue Origin is fast catching up because...

Northeastern professor Auroop Ganguly on storm of uncertainty in climate change

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By Aria Bacci News at Northeastern Climate change isn’t a monolith. It’s characterized by the melting of ice caps over time as much as by a...

Indian-origin chemist discovers new recipe for early life

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New York-- A team of chemists led by an Indian-origin researcher at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a fascinating new theory for...

Strength in love, hope in science: Husband and wife students seek treatment for her...

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By Alvin Powell Harvard Staff Writer When young love faces death, tragedy too often follows. But what if science throws in on the side of the...

Three Earth-sized planets discovered orbiting dwarf star

London-- Raising the hope to find alien life near us, an international team of astrophysicists has discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting near the "habitable...
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