New research could help scientists better estimate Earth’s carbon budget

A team led by University of Minnesota researchers have discovered that deep-sea bacteria dissolve carbon-containing rocks, releasing excess carbon into the ocean and atmosphere. The findings will allow scientists to better estimate the amount of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere, the main driver of global warming. The study is published in The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of […]

Study links structural brain changes to behavioral problems in children who snore

A large study of children has uncovered evidence that behavioural problems in children who snore may be associated with changes in the structure of their brain’s frontal lobe. The findings support the early evaluation of children with habitual snoring. The research, published in Nature Communications, was supported by the National Institute on […]

Lady Gaga thanks fans after 2013 album ‘Artpop’ returned on iTunes Top 10 chart

American singer-actor Lady Gaga recently shared an emotional message with fans after her 2013 album ‘Artpop’ returned to the Top 10 chart on iTunes. According to Fox News, in a petition, over 40,000 fans signed an online document demanding that Interscope Records release the B-side of the ‘Artpop’ album, also called […]

Birlasoft launches Pega Center of Excellence

Birlasoft, a part of the 2.4 billion dollar C K Birla Group, has launched a Pega Center of Excellence (COE) on the onset of the global premier consulting partnership with Pegasystems Inc to deliver innovative software that crushes business complexity. From maximising customer value to streamlining service to boosting efficiency, Pega helps the world’s leading brands solve […]

NHRC directs Defence Secretary, Balasore DM, SP to act against NGO for alleged cheating

The National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) had directed the Union Defence Secretary and the Commanding Officer, Air Force Station, Kalaikunda to take appropriate steps, in co-ordination with Balasore District Administration in Odisha state and police, to ensure that Rs 15 lakh compensation will be received by the eligible victims, who suffered serious burn injuries due […]

CIMCON Lighting selects UST to scale its smart lighting controls and smart city platforms

CIMCON Lighting Inc., (CIMCON) the leading global provider of smart city technologies, today announced a strategic partnership with UST, a leading digital transformation solutions company, to build and accelerate the time to market of CIMCON’s best-in-class smart lighting controls and smart city platforms, in an effort to help cities and utilities more […]