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Giant black holes can block new stars

Massive black holes spewing out radio-frequency-emitting particles at near-light speed can block formation

Massive black holes spewing out radio-frequency-emitting particles at near-light speed can block for...

NASA has developed a low-cost drone that can detect rising smoke plumes and help extinguish fires (Reuters)
NASA creates fire-fighting drone
NASA has developed a low-cost drone that can detect rising smoke plumes and help extinguish fires...

Cosmic rays threaten manned missions to Mars

Radiation hazards in space caused by cosmic rays could threaten future deep-space astronaut missions...

Insects have more efficient social networks!

Insects like honeybees and ants live in groups that constantly communicate with each other and scien...

Scientists cure hearing loss in mice

Scientists have restored hearing in mice partly deafened by noise...

New tarantula species named after John Lennon

A newly discovered tarantula species from South America has been named after John Lennon...
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Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam
Laser physicists in Australia have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects across di...
NASA's Mars orbiters survive comet flyby
All three NASA orbiters around Mars are safe after each took shelter behind the Red Planet...
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars
A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars today, wowing space enthusiasts with the once...
First burger and chips sent to space
A London-based start-up has successfully launched the first ever burger and chips into space.
India lagging behind in field of medical research: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Noting that India is way behind in the field of medical research...
Computer simulation to shape future antibiotics
The new findings show that it's possible to test how enzymes react to certain antibiotics.
Why Sun's corona is hotter than its surface decoded
Scientists have finally decoded why the Sun's million-degree corona or outermost atmosphere...
Heavily polluted India launches national air quality index
A WHO study of 1,600 cities released in May found New Delhi had the world's dirtiest air.
New catalyst could improve biofuels production
Researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to inexpensive and more efficient biofuels...
The mystery spy plane
IT HAS been on an ultra-secret spy mission in space that has taken...
Transporting us to the future
WE HAVE seen them in sci-fi movies—little personal podcars transporting one...
World's thinnest electric generator developed
Researchers claim to have developed the world's thinnest electric generator that is optically transp...
India developing air-launched version of Nirbhay missile
DRDO is developing an air-launched version of the 1,500-km-range Nirbhay sub-sonic...
Surgical robot takes a cheeky approach to brain surgery
In a new non-invasive method to treat severe epilepsy...
Cigarette ash can help remove arsenic from water
Discarded cigarette ash can provide a simple, low-cost method to remove arsenic, a well-known poison...
Narendra Modi lauds ISRO for launch of navigation satellite IRNSS 1C
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated scientists of the Indian Space Research Organization...
NASA tool to help airlines minimise weather delays
NASA has developed a new tool that would help airlines minimise weather delays
Cracked! New insights into how glass breaks
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore have identified mechanisms for both ductile and brittle glasse...
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