National Academy of Sciences
22 Jan 2021
Indian mathematician named joint-winner of Michael and Sheila Held Prize
Nikhil Srivastava, a young Indian mathematician, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison-Singer problem and Ramanujan graphs.
30 Jun 2020
New virus with 'pandemic potential' emerges in China
While the world is grappling with coronavirus, which originated in China, worrying details of a new virus have emerged.
04 Jun 2019
#CareerBytes: All you need to know about internships at IITs
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.
30 Jan 2019
How does LSD work? Scientists finally have an idea
Since it was synthesized in the 1930s, LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, has received much cultural and scientific attention.
25 Apr 2018
Reputed Indian-American scientist faces misconduct allegations
Indian-American scientist Inder Verma, among the world's top authorities on cancer and gene therapy, has been placed on leave from California's prestigious Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
25 Apr 2018
Salk Institute suspends Indian-American cancer scientist for alleged misconduct
A prominent Indian-American cancer and gene therapy scientist in the US has been placed on administrative leave following allegations of "inappropriate conduct" against him.
16 May 2017
Alternative male contraceptives using chemicals from plants
Californian researchers have discovered chemicals in wild plants that can act as anti-fertility agents by preventing the sperm from meeting the egg.
31 Mar 2017
Heat-wave kills two in Maharashtra, other states on high alert
On Thursday, the Maharashtra government affirmed that two people, one each from Aurangabad and Solapur districts, died due to the heat wave.
30 Mar 2017
Global warming has nine Indian cities blistering in heat
A new study published in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, depicts that even if the targets set in the Paris Climate goals are met somehow, 44 major cities across the globe are still going to witness deadly heat in near future.
29 Mar 2017
Karnataka government wants to "rehabilitate" transgender beggars
The government of Karnataka announced the formation of 'vigilance-squads' who will arrest transgender women begging on Bengaluru streets in order to "rehabilitate" them.