India developing new laser devices to combat cancer: Scientist

India is making major strides in developing laser technology that will revolutionise treatment of cancer, says a senior BARC scientist.

Triumphant comet probe sends last-gasp data from ‘alien world’

Robot probe Philae has uploaded a slew of last-minute data to Earth from a comet in deep space...

Rethinking decisions on breast cancer

Before deciding to have a mammogram, you should consider the possible risks and whether they are outweighed by the expected benefits.

Coffee can keep diabetes at bay: study

Drinking up to four cups of coffee a day can slash the risk of diabetes by 25 per cent, says study.

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Transfer addiction: Off drugs, onto cupcakes

While fruits, vegetables and a variety of proteins are served in rehab, so are refined sugars, sodas, energy drinks, sugary juices and snacks.

Acting too soon on knee replacement?

There is growing evidence that the surgery may be too seductive — and many people considering the procedure must try other ways first.

Drinking coffee can keep diabetes at bay: Study

Drinking up to four cups of coffee a day can slash the risk of diabetes by 25 per cent, a new study has claimed...

Oldest crater on Earth formed due to comet impact

A comet may have been responsible for creating one of the largest and oldest known impact...

NASA tests 3D-printed rocket engine parts

NASA has successfully tested 3D manufactured copper parts for rocket engines and found they could withstand...

TripAdvisor launches new feature

TripAdvisor has launched a new feature that allows users to compare and book tours and tickets for attractions around the world by integrating tour inventory and pricing information from Viator, which

Top 10 kid-friendly destinations in India

Open spaces, plenty of activities and safety are factors to consider when you plan a vacation with your kids. India has myriad destinations that are child-friendly – clean and uncrowded beaches

Venice Beach, where geeks meet boho chic

Venice Beach, one of the few spots in car-choked Los Angeles with a vibrant street life, has been a cultural melting pot for more than half a century, welcoming everyone from hippies and homeless wand

E-cigarette use rising in high school kids: US Govt report

E-cigarettes began to appear in the United States in late 2006, but marketing has exploded in recent years.

Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow: European Space Agency

The good news is that the lander Philae is stable and in good health.

European Space Agency: Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow

A shadow was cast quite literally across Europe's historic mission to land on and explore a comet.

Space agency: Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow

Europe's comet lander Philae has come to rest in the shadow of a cliff, posing a potential problem for its solar panels...

Learning new language changes your brain: study

Learning a new language changes both the structure and function of your brain network...

Secret to long life not in genes: Study

The secret to a long life does not lie in genes, according to a new study that sequenced the genomes...

Bone marrow stem cell treatment has no added benefit : Study

Bone marrow stem cell treatment has no added benefit over the conventional treatment in paralysis...

Australian hospitality industry looking for Indian culinary graduates: Expert

A huge skills shortage within the hospitality sector in Australia has shifted the industry to think outside...

Airlines to increase social media budget in 2015

Social media budget is likely to increase in 2015, according to 63 per cent of airline executives. 66 per cent would like to double the number of staff for social media, as revealed in latest findings

Mosquitoes evolved attraction to human odour

Some of the female mosquitoes that spread dengue and yellow fever transitioned...

Indian researchers develop single dose ‘nano-medicine’ for osteoporosis

About nine million bone fractures occur each year due to osteoporosis, a progressive bone disease.

Ebola death toll passes 5,000-mark, says WHO

WHO has acknowledged that number of deaths is likely far higher, given fatality rate in current Ebola outbreak is known to be around 70%.

2nd mission to Mars may be by 2020: ISRO chief

The second mission to Mars could be between 2018-2020, but may not be similar to the Orbiter Mission...

European Space Agency’s Philae makes historic landing on a speeding comet: All you need to know

Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, European Space Agency’s lander, Philae, makes history by successfully landing on the icy surface of a comet.

New pathways for pathogens

Thanks to urbanisation, viruses are jumping species barriers

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