PTI | December 8, 2017 12:01 PM
Scientists have developed an entirely textile-based, bacteria-powered battery that could pave the way for smart clothes and could be integrated into flexible wearable electronics.
PTI | December 8, 2017 11:49 AM
Canola oil – one of the most widely consumed vegetable oils in the world – may be harmful for the brain, according to a study which found that it can worsen memory and learning ability.
IANS | December 8, 2017 11:41 AM
Black holes are known as voracious eaters of stars because of their intense gravitational pull, but when astronomers got a rare opportunity to measure one such system’s magnetic field, they found it weaker than expected.
PTI | December 8, 2017 11:25 AM
Employees who feel they are treated unfairly at work are more likely to take long-term sick leaves, a study has found.
PTI | December 7, 2017 7:55 PM
NASA scientists in Antarctica are set to launch a balloon-borne instrument to collect information on cosmic rays, high-energy particles from beyond the solar system that enter Earth’s atmosphere every day.
PTI | December 7, 2017 2:43 PM
Scientists have made the first step towards creating sustainable petrol using beer as a key ingredient. One of the most widely used sustainable alternatives to petrol world-wide is bioethanol, according to researchers at University of Bristol in the UK.
PTI | December 7, 2017 2:33 PM
Scientists have discovered the farthest known supermassive black hole – a matter-eating beast that is 800 million times the mass of our Sun.
PTI | December 7, 2017 1:03 PM
Scientists have successfully 3D printed lifelike artificial organ models that mimic the structure, properties and feel of real organs.
PTI | December 7, 2017 12:50 PM
Scientists have created the world’s smallest copy of Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting ‘Mona Lisa’ using DNA.
PTI | December 7, 2017 12:03 PM
A little-known planet about 111 light years away could be a “scaled-up version of Earth” and may be able to host alien life, according to a study.
FE Online | December 6, 2017 1:57 PM
Spread across 65 acres, it offers abundant activities/services for the vacationers, including camping, rock climbing, trekking, 6D theatre, a virtual reality museum, a Siddha and an Ayurvedic cave resort
IANS | December 6, 2017 12:03 PM
A large Moon-sized planetary body penetrated all the way down to the Earth’s core during the early days of our home planet’s formation, delivering in the process precious metals such as gold and platinum, suggests a new study.
PTI | December 6, 2017 11:54 AM
Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a low-cost blood test that can detect iron and vitamin A deficiency in just 15 minutes.
FE Online | December 6, 2017 11:22 AM
Suffering from diabetes? Stressed about the various precautions that are an add-on to your misery. You will be surprised to know that it is possible to reverse the effects of Type 2 diabetes.
PTI | December 6, 2017 10:37 AM
China is planning to establish a robot station on the moon to conduct bigger and more complicated experimental research on lunar geography, a media report said today.
PTI | December 5, 2017 6:49 PM
Earthquakes hitting densely populated mountainous regions, such as the Himalaya, are bigger in magnitude because of a fast tectonic-plate collision, according to a study.
FE Online | December 5, 2017 2:38 PM
Recently rolled out globally, MGallery’s Inspired by Her programme seeks to meet the specific requirements of the female leisure and business travellers through a suite of services
IANS | December 5, 2017 1:15 PM
Doctors have long known that in the average person, blood pressure rises from childhood to middle age, but a new study warns that in the elderly, blood pressure gradually begins to decrease about 14 years before death.
IANS | December 5, 2017 12:52 PM
The icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa may have plate tectonics similar to those on Earth which could have important implications for the possibility of life in the ocean thought to exist beneath the moon’s surface, suggests new research.
PTI | December 4, 2017 4:14 PM
The ‘Silk River 2017’ project is aimed at creating awareness of the Indo-British cultural relationship by engaging communities who live alongside both rivers – Hooghly and Thames
PTI | December 4, 2017 12:34 PM
Prolonged use of smartphones may significantly increase the risk of depression, anxiety and insomnia among teenagers, a study warns.
IANS | December 3, 2017 3:10 PM
Stargazers are in for a treat on Sunday as they could catch a glimpse of the so-called “supermoon” when the Moon appears bigger and brighter in the sky as it moves closer to Earth.
FE Online | December 3, 2017 12:53 PM
Full moons can occur at any point along the moon’s elliptical path, but when a full moon occurs at or near the perigee, it looks slightly larger and brighter than a typical full moon. This is called a supermoon.
FE Online | December 3, 2017 11:56 AM
The Moon orbits the Earth in an elliptical orbit and so the distance varies: at some points, it is closer to the Earth and other times far away.
Sudha Murty, who recently launched the second book in her five-part mythology series, talks about writing for children
Deep Thinking Book review: A book by Garry Kasparov gives fresh perspective on artificial intelligenceGaurab Dasgupta | December 3, 2017 1:13 AM
Deep Thinking gives a very fresh perspective on AI, a technology that has become the hotbed of innovation today.
For biking enthusiasts looking to upgrade their rides, Royal Enfield has some good news. During their annual Rider Mania event in Goa recently, the motorcycle company unveiled two bikes—Continental GT 650 and Interceptor INT 650—both powered by the new 650 cc engine that the company has developed, entering the premium segment of motorcycles.
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