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Nanowires could be LEDs of the future

Light Emitting Diodes made from nanowires would use less energy and provide better light, scientists have found.

Lifestyle News

Griffith Observatory to celebrate 1st close encounter ever with Pluto

On July 14, 2015, after a journey of 10 years and three billion miles, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will make the first close encounter ever with Pluto.

Griffith Observatory to celebrate 1st close encounter ever with Pluto

Dinosaur with cross-shaped ankle bone discovered in South Africa

Palaeontologists have discovered a 200 million-year-old long-necked, herbivorous dinosaur, with an ankle bone shaped like a cross, in South Africa".

Dinosaur News

How first impressions are formed quickly by our brains

A new study has revealed how our brains can form first impressions quickly. Scientists at the University of Edinburgh and the Aix Marseille Universite examined why volunteers...

How first impressions are formed quickly by our brains

Are these the world’s first teeth?

The forgotten fossil of 410-million-years-old fish has provided a deeper insight into the origin of what may be called as "world's first known teeth."

Are these the world’s first teeth?

Large hydrogen cloud found around exoplanet

Astronomers have discovered an immense cloud of hydrogen dispersing from a warm Neptune-sized planet orbiting a nearby star by using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope".

nasa News

World’s first full-color display is just microns thick, flexible like skin

A team of researchers has developed a technique for creating the world's first full-color, flexible thin-film reflective display.

World’s first full-color display is just microns thick, flexible like skin

World’s first full-color, flexible thin-film reflective display crafted by Indian-origin scientist

Indian origin scientist Dr. Debashis Chanda has achieved breakthrough by creating world's first full-color, flexible thin-film reflective display.

World’s first full-color, flexible thin-film reflective display crafted by Indian-origin scientist

NASA spacecraft spots pyramid-shaped peak on Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has captured more images of mysterious bright spots on Ceres, and also spotted a baffling pyramid-shaped peak towering over a relatively flat landscape on the dwarf planet.

NASA spacecraft spots pyramid-shaped peak on Ceres

Consciousness is far less powerful than we believed

A new study has suggested that consciousness, which is the internal dialogue that seems to govern one's thoughts and actions, has less control than we believed.

Consciousness is far less powerful than we believed

Orchids join endangered species list

A new study has suggested that because of illegal trading, Paphiopedilum callosumis, one of several species of slipper orchids, has been classified as endangered.

Orchids join endangered species list

Tallest Stonehenge stone may have correctly pointed towards mid-summer Solstice sunset

A new study has revealed that new Stonehenge alignment theory might have been right, as monument's tallest stone reportedly pointed correctly at solstice sunset.

Tallest Stonehenge stone may have correctly pointed towards mid-summer Solstice sunset

“Big fall in sun’s output would slow global warming in Europe, US -study”

A fall in the sun's heat output to levels last felt 300 years ago would slow temperature rises in the eastern United States and Europe, though the worldwide impact would be far too small to halt globa

“Big fall in sun’s output would slow global warming in Europe, US -study”

Humans, Neanderthals interbred in Europe

As per a new study, early Europeans had recent Neanderthal ancestors.

Humans, Neanderthals interbred in Europe

Astronomers : Shadows reveal iconic ‘VJ day kiss’ happened precisely at 5:51 p.m. in 1945

Astronomers have revealed that iconic "VJ day kiss" may have happened precisely at 5:51 p.m. with the help of afternoon shadows.

Astronomers : Shadows reveal iconic ‘VJ day kiss’ happened precisely at 5:51 p.m. in 1945

Cockroach-inspired robot uses body shape to manoeuvre through densely cluttered environment

Researchers have recently developed a robot inspired by cockroaches that can use its body shape to negotiate obstacles.

Cockroach-inspired robot uses body shape to manoeuvre through densely cluttered environment

HAL delivers Orbiter Craft Module Structure of Chandrayaan-2 to ISRO

Defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has delivered 'Orbiter Craft Module Structure' of Chandrayaan-2, India's second lunar exploration mission, to ISRO Satellite Centre here.

HAL delivers Orbiter Craft Module Structure of Chandrayaan-2 to ISRO

Salt may be key to unlocking interiors of Neptune and Uranus

A new study has suggested that several of our solar system's planets and moons aren't filled with the regular kind of water ice that one avoids on the sidewalk in winter.

Salt may be key to unlocking interiors of Neptune and Uranus

Hunt for life beyond Earth may soon be possible

A new research has suggested that nonphotosynthetic pigments can be biosignatures of life on other worlds.

Hunt for life beyond Earth may soon be possible

Tiny robots get micro-tentacles to handle delicate objects ‘gently’

A team of engineers has developed micro-tentacles for tiny robots, so that they can handle delicate objects.

Tiny robots get micro-tentacles to handle delicate objects ‘gently’

Saturn’s moon Titan’s dissolving surface created its mysterious lakes

The surface of Saturn's moon Titan dissolves in a similar process that creates sinkholes on Earth and could be the origin of its mysterious lakes, a new study suggests".

Saturn’s moon Titan’s dissolving surface created its mysterious lakes

NASA’s Odyssey spacecraft nears 60,000th orbit of Mars

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft will reach a major milestone tomorrow, when it completes its 60,000th orbit since arriving at the red planet in 2001"

NASA’s Odyssey spacecraft nears 60,000th orbit of Mars

Spacecraft Earth re-entry: New spaceship antenna to prevent communication blackout

Scientists have proposed a new way to prevent communication blackouts with spacecraft re-entering Earth's atmosphere - by using a specially designed antenna".

Spacecraft Earth re-entry: New spaceship antenna to prevent communication blackout

HAL delivers ‘Orbiter Craft Module Structure’ of Chandrayaan-2 to ISRO

State-owned aerospace and defence company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has delivered the 'Orbiter Craft Module Structure' of Chandrayaan-2, India's second lunar exploration mission, to Indian S

HAL delivers ‘Orbiter Craft Module Structure’ of Chandrayaan-2 to ISRO

‘Owls’ inspire ‘quieter’ wind turbines and planes

Scientists have taken inspiration from the flight of owls to develop "quieter" wind turbines and planes.

‘Owls’ inspire ‘quieter’ wind turbines and planes

China says improved docking technology will help future space missions

Chinese scientists have improved the technology needed to carry out docking between vessels in space with the development of an "eye" guidance system that will make the procedure more efficient and sa

China says improved docking technology will help future space missions

‘Messy’ teenage years of quasars unveiled

Astronomers have uncovered the mysterious early formative years of quasars, the brightest objects in the universe, using the Hubble Space Telescope's infrared vision.

‘Messy’ teenage years of quasars unveiled
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