Science

Editorial: Carbon Prints

With Nasa’s OCO-2 mission, it gets easier to monitor CO2 emission and gauge heat sinks’ capacities

Could virtual body swapping help end racism?

Adults who felt as if they had children's bodies processed perceptual information and aspects of themselves as being more childlike.

ISRO’s unmanned crew module reaches Chennai

Three days after it was recovered from sea, ISRO's unmanned crew module was today brought to Kamarajar Port...

NASA plans airships, floating city for manned Venus mission

NASA plans to send solar-powered airships to explore Venus' atmosphere...

1.7 lakh Indians’ names on NASA’s Orion crew module

As India celebrated its success in testing an unmanned space crew module on Thursday, over 1.7 lakh Indians...

Delhi University researchers develop haemoglobin-based blood substitute

Unavailability of blood in emergency situations such as accidents or battlefield trauma will no longer be a problem...

Innovators of intelligence

AI2 is an effort to advance artificial intelligence while simultaneously reaching back into the field’s past...

Study fuels hope for compressed natural gas cars

Researchers have identified new materials that may be able to store compressed natural gas...

NASA’s Kepler mission discovers ‘super-Earth’

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft which is carrying out a new mission has made its first exoplanet discovery.

How champagne bubbles may help address world’s energy needs

Using Japan's most powerful computer, researchers have explored how the physics of champagne bubbles may enable the design...

Earth meteorite indicates water reservoir on Mars

NASA and an international team of scientists have found evidence in meteorites on Earth that indicates Mars has a distinct reservoir of water or ice near its surface.

India’s extra-terrestrial ambitions: All you need to know

What the success of the LVM3-X/CARE mission and India's new GSLV Mk-III space launcher means...

Earth may have formed with oceans in its interior

Earth may have formed with oceans in its interior and has been continuously supplying water to the surface.

Global carbon dioxide emissions at all-time high: Study

Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel use and cement production reached an all-time high in 2013.

Dinosaur-killer asteroid nearly wiped out mammals too

The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago nearly killed off mammals as well, a new study has found.

ISRO’s GSLV-Mark 3 launches India’s manned mission dream, Prez Pranab Mukherjee hails feat

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated ISRO for its push in the direction of manned space missions with the successful launch of the GSLV-Mark 3 rocket...

Cryogenic engine for GSLV Mk-III rocket to be ready in 2 years

The cryogenic engine for the latest GSLV Mark III rocket capable of carrying heavier payloads...

Chronology: List of launches by ISRO on GSLV

With an eye on manned space missions, ISRO today successfully tested the atmospheric re-entry of a crew module after its heaviest launch vehicle, GSLV Mark-III, blasted off from here. Following is a l

India takes step towards manned space mission as GSLV Mk-III blasts off successfully

ISRO successfully tests the atmospheric re-entry of a crew module with its heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III.

NASA’s Curiosity rover detects organic matter on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has made the first definitive detection of organic molecules.

New NASA software to enhance flight efficiency, reduce noise

NASA researchers are testing a computer software that can improve flight efficiency, decrease noise and reduce...

Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse avatars: 5 things to Know

Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same.

World’s first ‘bionic bra’ adjusts to breast movement

Scientists have designed the world's first 'bionic bra' that automatically adjusts itself in response to the breast movement.

Scientists create new type of ice

Scientists have for the first time created a new super-low density form of ice...

Philae comet landing named physics breakthrough of the year

The first ever landing of a man-made probe onto a comet by ESA's Philae spacecraft has been named Physics World Breakthrough of the Year...

India to provide software, mirrors for largest-ever telescope

India will provide software, vital mirrors and control systems to build the "largest-ever" telescope as part of a global project involving...

Organic electronics could lead to cheap, wearable sensors

Researchers are developing new cheap, flexible sensors that could be worn easily to accurately measure blood-oxygen levels...

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