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    NASA to undertake globe-spanning research campaigns

    World | March 26, 2016 19:05 IST

    NASA to undertake globe-spanning research campaigns

  • scientists detect gravitational waves prove einstein s

    Scientists detect gravitational waves, prove Einstein's prediction right

    World | February 12, 2016 8:21 IST

    Washington: In what is hailed as the breakthrough of the century, the international team of scientists on Thursday observed gravitational waves or ripples in the fabric of space-time arriving at Earth from a cataclysmic event

  • pm modi advises scientists to make innovation helpful for

    PM Modi advises scientists to make innovation helpful for masses

    Politics | February 07, 2016 16:56 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked scientists to make innovation useful for the people and develop technology that is affordable to the masses with "zero defect" and "zero effect" on the environment."Everybody engaged in

  • scientists develop shape changing stretchable keyboard

    Scientists develop shape-changing, stretchable keyboard

    December 02, 2015 21:28 IST

    London: Scientists at the University of Auckland in New Zealand have developed a soft, flexible, stretchable keyboard using a type of rubber known as a dielectric elastomer."A key benefit of our keyboard is that essentially,

  • scientists dive into precious pluto data

    Scientists dive into precious Pluto data

    World | November 11, 2015 11:12 IST

    Washington: From possible ice volcanoes to twirling moons, NASA's New Horizons science team is busy analysing more than 50 exciting discoveries about Pluto that the probe has revealed so far."The New Horizons mission has taken

  • how do parrots talk

    How do parrots talk?

    World | June 25, 2015 21:04 IST

    Washington:  Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found key structural differences in the brains of parrots that may explain the birds' unparalleled ability to imitate sounds and human speech.These brain structures had gone unrecognised in

  • sex flows freely for art students

    Sex flows freely for art students

    Lifestyle | April 06, 2015 11:13 IST

     London: Are students studying in arts stream better off in terms of having sex than their science counterparts? Yes, says a survey. According to the survey by British student newspaper The Tab, 10 percent of computer

  • aryabhatta knew about gravity before newton former isro

    Aryabhatta knew about gravity before Newton: Former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair

    India | February 22, 2015 12:52 IST

    New Delhi: Leding scientist and former Indian Science and Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G Madhavan Nair propounded the theory that some shlokas in the Vedas mentioned about the presence of water on the moon and

  • scientists find hard to maintain work life balance

    Scientists find hard to maintain work-life balance

    Lifestyle | September 12, 2014 16:13 IST

    Washington: In what could highlight the challenge of work-life balance that male academic scientists face, researchers have found that one-third of them in the US are willing to scale back their careers to focus on

  • indian scientists devise new technique to hasten rescue of

    Indian scientists devise new technique to hasten rescue of air-crash victims

    India | May 07, 2014 17:06 IST

    Gandhinagar: In a technique that could be of immense global interest, Indian scientists have devised a method to not only predict the time a plane will hit the ground after losing contact but also the

  • scientists create prosthetic hand that feels in real time

    Scientists create prosthetic hand that feels in real-time

    World | February 06, 2014 7:43 IST

    Washington : European researchers said Wednesday they have created a "revolutionary" prosthetic hand that helped an amputee who had not experienced the sensation of touch for over nine years to feel differences again in real-time.The

  • scientists discover a planet similar to earth

    Scientists discover a planet similar to earth

    World | January 07, 2014 13:30 IST

    Washington: Scientists have discovered a planet, known as KOI-314c, which they claim is Earth's gassy twin in another solar system 200 light years away.Scientists believe  KOI-314c has a thick gaseous atmosphere as it weighs the

  • scientists identify drug for aids treatment

    Scientists identify drug for AIDS treatment

    World | December 21, 2013 15:12 IST

    New York: In a major breakthrough, new research has identified how HIV infection causes mass suicide of immune cells and how an existing anti-inflammatory drug can block cellular self-destruction.Further, they have identified an existing anti-inflammatory

  • james bond was an alcoholic say scientists

    James Bond was an alcoholic, say scientists

    World | December 14, 2013 6:54 IST

    New Delhi: The British spy James Bond may routinely get himself out of dangerous situations with skill and charm, but his body may be suffering all the while because of his drinking habits.  British researchers

  • scientists unfold the mystery of bubbling beer bottles

    Scientists unfold the mystery of bubbling beer bottles

    World | November 28, 2013 6:57 IST

    New Delhi: Beer is often called a man's best friend for obvious reasons.Its foaming nature have always attracted everyone finally the Researchers from Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain and Universite Pierre et Marie Curie,

  • now earth is more prone to meteor risk say scientists

    Now Earth is more prone to meteor risk, say scientists

    World | November 07, 2013 14:42 IST

    Washington : After a surprise meteor hit Earth at 42,000 mph and exploded over a Russian city Chelyabinsk in February, smashing windows and causing minor injuries, scientists studying the aftermath say the threat of space

  • scientists find crucial gaps in breast cancer research

    Scientists find crucial gaps in breast cancer research

    World | October 01, 2013 12:34 IST

    London : Scientists have discovered key gaps in breast cancer research pertaining to understanding of genetic changes in the development of tumour, a study said.In an article in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer

  • healthy benefits of wine

    Healthy benefits of wine

    Lifestyle | July 20, 2013 10:07 IST

    Sydney:  Scientists, healthcare professionals and medical practitioners from all over the world Thursday began a three-day conference here to discuss the impact of wine consumption on human health.In all, 27 specialists from 10 countries will

  • scientists make breakthrough in hiv research

    Scientists make breakthrough in HIV research

    World | January 22, 2013 16:24 IST

    Washington, Jan 22: The US researchers have cracked a system that renders certain types of immune cells impervious to HIV infection, possibly paving the way to its eradication from the body.The system's two vital components

  • project hilsa indian scientists seek to save prized fish

    Project Hilsa: Indian scientists seek to save prized fish

    India | January 23, 2013 6:38 IST

    Kolkata, Jan 22: With the population of the hilsa dwindling rapidly in Indian waters, a team of scientists from across the country have embarked on a project to save the fish, considered a delicacy in

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