Science

‘People who hear colour may have overactive brain connectivity’

‘People who hear colour may have overactive brain connectivity’

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Synesthesia is a rare and non-pathological condition wherein the stimulation of a certain sense provokes a secondary perception in another. In short, it makes a person hear sounds upon seeing images, see colors upon hearing music or experience taste when certain words and phrases are spoken.  Not much is known about the condition and its…
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Alien life in our Solar System? Study hints at Saturn’s moon

Alien life in our Solar System? Study hints at Saturn's moon

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Humanity may need look no further than our own Solar System in the search for alien life, researchers probing one of Saturn's moons said Tuesday. The icy orb known as Enceladus may boast ideal living conditions for single-celled microorganisms known as archaeans found in some of the most extreme environments on Earth, they reported in…
‘Super blue blood moon’ in Bangladesh sky

‘Super blue blood moon’ in Bangladesh sky

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If you miss it tonight, you will have to wait for another 35 years to get the chance to see it.   In Bangladesh sky, the entire lunar event – also named “super blue blood moon” -- started at 4:49pm and ended at 10:09pm. It will be a thrilling experience for Bangladeshis to watch this lunar trifecta…
Research starts on advanced icebreaker

Research starts on advanced icebreaker

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Chinese scientists have begun preliminary research on a next-generation icebreaker capable of lengthy research missions in the Arctic and Antarctica, according to the programme’s chief designer.  “The new type will be much stronger when it comes to capabilities in breaking ice and resisting extreme cold,” Wu Gang, from the Marine Design and Research Institute of…
Human eggs grown to maturity in lab: Researchers

Human eggs grown to maturity in lab: Researchers

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Scientists have grown human egg cells to full maturity in the lab in a potential breakthrough for fertility treatment, they announced in a study published Friday. Researchers in New York and Edinburgh developed a new method to grow eggs from very early-stage cells obtained from ovary tissue, a team reported in the journal Molecular Human…