• top global space meet takes off in mysore

    Top global space meet takes off in Mysore

    India | July 14, 2012 15:53 IST

    Mysore, Jul 14: Scientists from 74 countries gathered here today for a nine-day mega space meet that would deliberate on contemporary topics in the realm of space around the globe.As many as 2,300 delegates, including

  • eureka physicists celebrate evidence of particle

    Eureka! Physicists celebrate evidence of particle

    World | July 04, 2012 16:19 IST

    Geneva, Jul 4: To cheers and standing ovations from scientists, the world's biggest atom smasher claimed the discovery of a new subatomic particle Wednesday, calling it “consistent” with the long-sought Higgs boson—popularly known as the

  • talking in front of mirror makes one smarter says katrina

    Talking in front of mirror makes one smarter, says Katrina

    Bollywood | June 29, 2012 22:48 IST

    Mumbai: Here is a valuable tip for those who want to look smarter.Katrina Kaif tweeted, “@KatrinaKaif_: Scientists suggest: Talking to yourself in a mirror actually makes you smarter. Did you ever try it? Yes I

  • scientists see red on nasa cuts of mars missions

    Scientists See Red On NASA Cuts Of Mars Missions

    World | February 27, 2012 14:49 IST

    Washington, Feb 27: NASA is making a cosmic U-turn on the road to Mars. For the past two decades, the U.S. space agency has been practically obsessed with Mars. It has hardly missed an opportunity

  • higgs boson may have been identified says report

    Higgs Boson May Have Been Identified, Says Report

    World | December 13, 2011 20:51 IST

    Geneva, Dec 13: Scientists at the CERN physics research centre said on Tuesday they had found signs of - although not yet conclusively discovered -- the Higgs boson, an elementary particle which is the missing

  • scientists claim breakthrough in treating parkinson s

    Scientists Claim Breakthrough In Treating Parkinson's Disease

    World | November 10, 2011 12:48 IST

    Melbourne, Nov 10: Australian scientists have claimed a breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson's disease by allowing the body to produce dopamine using stem cells.An ABC report quoted Lachlan Thompson of University of Melbourne saying

  • three us born scientists win nobel physics prize

    Three US-Born Scientists Win Nobel Physics Prize

    World | October 04, 2011 16:35 IST

    Stockholm, Oct 4: Three U.S.-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a study of exploding stars that discovered that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

  • scientists to create artificial volcano for climate change

    Scientists To Create Artificial Volcano For Climate Change Experiment

    World | September 15, 2011 13:18 IST

    London, Sept 15: A bizarre ''artificial volcano'' experiment taking place at a disused Norfolk airfield next month could help save the planet from global warming. British scientists will attempt to pump water up a hose suspended

  • because of pirates scientists ask navies help in indian

    Because Of Pirates, Scientists Ask Navies' Help In Indian Ocean

    World | July 15, 2011 15:46 IST

    Sydney, Jul 15: Driven away by Somali pirates, international scientists are asking the Australian and U.S. navies for a favor: deploy 19 robotic instruments in the Indian Ocean to record critical data on climate and

  • scientists make sick and ageing cells healthy again

    Scientists Make Sick And Ageing Cells Healthy Again

    World | July 03, 2011 18:30 IST

    New York, Jul 3 : An ‘elixir of life' could soon be reality, scientists claim. In remarkable experiments, researchers took cells from children who were old before their time and made them healthy again.The cells

  • top nuclear scientists among 44 killed in russian plane

    Top Nuclear Scientists Among 44 Killed In Russian Plane Crash

    World | June 21, 2011 19:41 IST

    Moscow, June 21 :  At least 44 people, including Russia's top nuclear design scientists and eight foreigners, were killed today when a passenger plane crash landed and burst into flames on a highway in heavy

  • scientists make vaccine for dengue

    Scientists Make Vaccine For Dengue

    World | June 15, 2011 8:46 IST

    Jakarta, Jun 15 : Scientists are optimistic they may soon have a vaccination for dengue fever, a disease that threatens more than half the world's population. A crucial final-phase trial has just ended in Thailand and

  • scientists recreate beginning of universe with mini big bang

    Scientists Recreate Beginning Of Universe With Mini Big Bang

    World | November 08, 2010 23:01 IST

    Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have come the closest ever to re-enacting the beginning of the Universe – reproducing conditions a millionth of a second after the Big Bang.  Colliding particles of lead at