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Guess all those sci-fi thrillers in which people could tap into the movies unspooling in other people’s heads — think ‘Brainstorm,’ ‘Dreamscape,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Total Recall,’ ‘The Cell’ and ‘Inception’ — weren’t all that far-fetched. Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley have figured out how to reconstruct the movies people see in their minds.

In a new study published in the journal Current Biology, the researchers recount how they… Continue reading Scientists Learn to Make Movies From Images...

Scientists find trigger behind spread of cancer

cancer1 150x150 Scientists find trigger behind spread of cancerScientists have cracked one of the secrets behind the spread of cancer — a protein that helps the disease thrive and spread through the body, besides aiding its return post treatment. The breakthrough opens the way to drugs and better ways of picking out the most dangerous tumours, the Journal of Clinical Investigation reports. Cancer [...] Continue reading Scientists find trigger behind spread of cancer

A team of scientists has taken an important step toward a better understanding of prostate cancer by uncovering evidence that it is not one disease but rather several factors which can be measured and, in the future, destroyed by targeted therapy. The research team led by of Dr. Mark A. Rubin, at Weill Cornell Medical [...] Continue reading Scientists reveal prostate cancer”s multiple personalities

ISRO scientists to meet Sunday to discuss cryo failure

Indian space scientists will meet in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday to discuss the reasons for the failure of Thursday’s rocket mission, which was for the first time powered by an Indian-built cryogenic engine.
Meanwhile, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is collecting data on the rocket launch to arrive at the reason for the failure.
The scientists will [...] Continue reading ISRO scientists to meet Sunday to discuss cryo failure

Indian, US scientists question Big Bang theory

An Indian and an American scientist have questioned the Big Bang theory, saying it does not serve as a viable explanation for the origin of the universe.
The research papers of Ashwini Kumar Lal of India’s Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Rhawn Joseph of Northern California’s Brain Research Laboratory have been accepted for publication [...] Continue reading Indian, US scientists question Big Bang theory