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Scientists secure government nod for genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida

18 Apr 2021

Scientists secure government nod for genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida

In a turn of events straight out of a science fiction flick, a biotechnology company called Oxitec has secured approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to release swarms of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Florida Keys.

13 Mar 2021

'Shalu': UP teacher develops robot that can speak 47 languages

Move over Sophia, a desi social humanoid robot called "Shalu" is here!

02 Mar 2021

First-ever hotel in outer space to be ready by 2027

An out-of-the-world hotel experience will no longer be just a metaphor a few years down the line.

14 Jan 2021

Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok among most popular apps of 2020

The market of mobile apps continued to grow in 2020 in spite (or rather because) of the pandemic.

04 Jan 2021

Tamil Nadu's 18-year old S Riyasdeen creates world's lightest satellite

S Riyasdeen, a second-year Mechatronics engineering student from SASTRA University hailing from Karanthai in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur, won the global competition "Cubes in Space" for creating the world's lightest femto-satellite.

03 Jan 2021

LG incorporates Mini LED technology in its 2021 TV line-up

LG might be the king of OLED TVs, but LCDs are still the bread-and-butter for the television segment of the Korean electronics giant. The company has revealed details of its Mini LED-enhanced LCD television line-up for 2021.

19 Aug 2019

IIT girls develop affordable, eco-friendly device to clean reusable sanitary-napkins

Two IIT students have invented an innovative low-cost, eco-friendly device that not only offers a solution to menstrual health and hygiene but also reduces biomedical waste.

03 Aug 2019

These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

25 Jul 2019

Pakistan plans to send one citizen to space by 2022

A minister of Pakistan's government has given the country's citizens a reason to rejoice.

29 Jun 2019

Five best frugal innovations by IITians to know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

20 Jul 2018

Number of girls in IITs distressingly-low, needs to rise: President

President Ram Nath Kovind today said girls often outscore boys in board examinations, colleges and universities, but their number is "distressingly low" in the IITs and it has to increase.

22 May 2017

Odisha teen generates power from scrapped Rs. 500 notes

A teenager in Odisha has managed to produce electricity using the scrapped Rs. 500 notes after demonetization.


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