• 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

  • nearly 700 scientists quit drdo in six years says govt

    Nearly 700 scientists quit DRDO in six years, says Govt

    India | December 05, 2012 23:21 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 5: Nearly 700 scientists have resigned from India's premier military research body DRDO in little less than six years from 2007, Defence Minister A K Antony said on Wednesday.In a written reply

  • mystery of roma gypsies cracked their ancestors were indian

    Mystery of Roma Gypsies cracked, their ancestors were Indian Dalits, say scientists

    India | December 04, 2012 13:23 IST

    New Delhi: A team of international scientists led by Dr Kumarasamy Thangaraj of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, has concluded that the aboriginal scheduled tribe and scheduled caste population of north-western India, traditionally

  • scientists hope to develop cream to treat skin cancer

    Scientists hope to develop cream to treat skin cancer

    Lifestyle | November 21, 2012 6:34 IST

    Melbourne: Australian researchers have created a new chemical that imitates a melanoma-killing virus, a biomedical engineering advance that could lead to developing a cream to treat skin cancer in future.Researchers at Melbourne based RMIT University

  • scientists discover the source of water on moon

    Scientists discover the source of water on Moon

    World | October 15, 2012 21:16 IST

    Washington, Oct 15: Scientists have discovered that the most likely source of water on Moon is the constant stream of charged particles from the Sun known as the solar wind. The findings by researchers from

  • scientists claim solving riddle of ball lightning

    Scientists claim solving riddle of ball lightning

    World | October 15, 2012 7:57 IST

    Sydney, Oct 15:  Glowing globes of electricity or ball lightning have been around for centuries - but without any scientific explanation for their existence. Scientists in Australia have proposed a new theory -- that ball

  • scientists hope to develop cream to treat skin cancer

    Scientists hope to develop cream to treat skin cancer

    India | October 08, 2012 11:17 IST

    Melbourne, Oct 8: Australian researchers have created a new chemical that imitates a melanoma-killing virus, a biomedical engineering advance that could lead to developing a cream to treat skin cancer in future.Researchers at Melbourne based

  • scientists find way of reversing muscle waste

    Scientists find way of reversing muscle waste

    World | September 28, 2012 16:41 IST

    London, Sep 28: A key factor which slows down muscle repair during ageing can also be reversed, potentially opening the way to their renewal, says a study conducted on mice.Researchers from King's College London, Harvard