R. Siva Kumar

 Zika virus

How Does Zika Virus Infect Placenta And Fetus?

By R. Siva Kumar - May 31, 2016 01:17 PM EDT

The Emory University School of Medicine experts find that the Zika virus can infect and replicate placental immune cells. However, the virus does not kill the cells.

Bleached coral reefs

Coral Bleaching Has Damaged Over One-Third Of Corals In Parts Of Great Barrier Reef

By R. Siva Kumar - May 31, 2016 01:17 PM EDT

More than one-third of the corals in parts of the Great Barrier Reef have been destroyed by coral bleaching, show new studies.

Skin cancer

Skin Cancer Drug HA15 Has Been Developed

By R. Siva Kumar - May 31, 2016 01:17 PM EDT

A new skin cancer drug called HA15, reducing the viability of melanoma and acting as a protection against the sun has been developed by scientists.

Gorilla

Did A Gorilla Have To Be Killed To Save A Four-Year-Old In A Zoo?

By R. Siva Kumar - May 31, 2016 01:17 PM EDT

The Cincinnati Zoo is firm that it was right to shoot and kill a gorilla to save a four-year-old boy who fell into its enclosure, but a witness affirms that the boy's entrance was not an accident.

US army soldiers

Soldiers Before Combat Most At Risk Of Military Suicides

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:36 AM EDT

A new study indicates that military suicides are not necessarily linked with combat, as most soldiers tend to commit suicide before they are deployed.

Jamie Bell

James Bond Rumor: Daniel Craig May Be Replaced By Jamie Bell

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:36 AM EDT

Jamie Bell, star of the "Turn: Washington Spies" might well replace Daniel Craig as James Bond if the grapevine is to be believed.

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's Disease Build Up May Stem From Body's Immune Response To Infection

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:36 AM EDT

A new study shows that building up of amyloid-beta, which is a vital protein in Alzheimer's disease, may be due to the body's immune response to infection.

Mars

Mars Seems To Be Emerging From Ice Age That Ended 400,000 Years Ago

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:36 AM EDT

Accumulated ice at Mars' poles, especially the north pole, suggests that it is emerging from an ice age that ended about 400,000 years ago.

Amber Heard

Amber Heard Charges Johnny Depp Of Abuse And Attack Through 15-Month Marriage

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:36 AM EDT

Filing for a divorce in court, Amber Heard alleged that Johnny Depp hit her, pulled her hair and abused her with profanities.

Donald Trump

Trump Refuses To Debate With Sanders, The 'Second-Place Finisher' To 'Crooked Clinton'

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:35 AM EDT

Donald Trump released a statement Friday that he found it inappropriate to debate Bernie Sanders as he was a second-runner.

Cloud formation

Clouds And Aerosols Can Be Vital To Understand And Predict Climate Change

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:35 AM EDT

Understanding aerosols, as well as the process of cloud formation, can help us to predict climate change effects better, says a new study.

Nanjing

China: Nanjing Is 'More Worthy' Of Remembrance Than Hiroshima

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:34 AM EDT

Japan was more violent and killed more people during its occupation of China than it lost in Hiroshima, said Chinese spokespersons.

Antidepressants

About Half Of Antidepressant Prescriptions Are For Insomnia, Anxiety, Pain

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:34 AM EDT

Antidepressants are being prescribed to address a number of problems apart from depression and include off-label uses.

Mobile phones

Link Between Cellphone Radiation And Cancer In Rats Found

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2016 09:34 AM EDT

Cellphone radiation may lead to tumor growth in rats over a long period of time, says a new study.

Obama on Trump

World Leaders Rattled By Trump: Obama

By R. Siva Kumar - May 27, 2016 12:39 PM EDT

President Obama said at a press conference during the summit of Group of Seven leaders in Japan that his counterparts were paying "very close attention" to the US elections, and were rather wary of the outcome.

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