14 Nov 2020
As many as 36 scientists from two Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have featured on the list of top 2% of the world's most-cited scientists compiled by the prestigious Stanford University, California, USA.
23 Jul 2019
With the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2, India's ambitious second moon mission, by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Monday, the country took a major leap toward outer space.
17 Jul 2019
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the world's largest and most successful space agencies.
28 Feb 2019
In a remarkable development, researchers in the United States have invented a device that helps doctors detect cancer faster by simply using a blood drop or plasma, thus making it less invasive and much cheaper.
30 Jan 2019
Since it was synthesized in the 1930s, LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, has received much cultural and scientific attention.
27 Jan 2019
The Doomsday Clock, an allegorical timepiece designed to illustrate how close humanity is to an apocalyptic event, will remain at two minutes to midnight in 2019, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) recently declared.
07 Jan 2019
Technically, dinosaurs were first discovered by some British geologists in the 19th century.
24 Dec 2018
In a bid to try and reduce damage from earthquakes, scientists from IIT-Kharagpur are developing detailed city-level maps to identify areas that are the most vulnerable to damage from earthquakes.
19 Dec 2018
The US President, Donald Trump, has been the face of many controversies.
05 Dec 2018
A powerful explosion today rocked an aerospace laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru, killing a scientist and grievously injuring three others.
04 Dec 2018
A week after Chinese scientist He Jiankui sparked outrage and fear in the scientific community by claiming that he had gene-edited babies, reports suggest that he has gone missing.
29 Nov 2018
With climate catastrophe headed humanity's way, scientists are exploring all possible options to slow down the march of impending disaster.
17 Nov 2018
129 years after the 'kilogram' was defined, scientists have decided to change its definition, from the earlier weight-based one, to a new electric current-based one.
30 Sep 2018
In a major operation, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence along with a team from the Defence Research and Development Establishment busted an illegal laboratory at Indore.
05 Sep 2018
Female monkeys, somewhat like their human counterparts, are hesitant to trust the opposite sex, said a study.
15 Aug 2018
Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of sending an Indian to space by 2022, ISRO chairman K Sivan has said that the space agency can fulfil it.
12 Aug 2018
NASA launched the Parker Solar Probe today- the world's first mission to 'touch' the sun. But few people know that the base for this was laid 60 years ago, thanks to an Indian-American scientist.
16 Jul 2018
When Dr. Himender Bharti, a myrmecologist (one who studies ants) was asked to peer-review a manuscript describing the discovery of an ant species in Jammu and Kashmir, little did he know the surprise in store.
07 Jul 2018
The UK has launched new visas that will be open to overseas scientists and researchers, to encourage the growth of UK's research sector.
01 May 2018
US President Donald Trump has hailed Indian-origin Kalpana Chawla as an American hero for devoting her life to Space Shuttle program and its various missions transporting cargo and crew to and from International Space Station.
07 Apr 2018
Indian-origin researcher Arnav Kapur, along with his team at the MIT Media Lab, has developed a device that can understand and act upon the words you are saying in your head.
30 Mar 2018
Have you ever wondered why your knuckles make that sound when cracked? Have you believed cracking knuckles causes arthritis? Scientists have finally found the answer to this long pending mystery.
22 Mar 2018
In a major breakthrough, scientists have developed a safe, effective male contraceptive pill that doesn't kill libido.
21 Mar 2018
The ashes of renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking will be interred in Westminster Abbey near the graves of celebrated scientists Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.
18 Mar 2018
In a first, the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Balloon Facility (TIFR-BF), Hyderabad will send an indigenously designed and manufactured hybrid weather balloon into the coldest region of the atmosphere.
18 Mar 2018
Fifty-six-year-old ISRO scientist Mangala Mani had never visited a place with snow. And temperatures in Antarctica can fall to a chilling -90 degrees Celsius.
14 Mar 2018
Stephen Hawking, the celebrated British physicist-cosmologist, who died today (14 March) aged 76, visited India twice: for the first time in 1959 and then again in January 2001.
14 Mar 2018
Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking died today at his Cambridge home. He was 76.
08 Mar 2018
NASA is inviting the general public all over the globe to send in their names if they want to be featured on the US space agency's first solar probe this summer.
19 Feb 2018
Researchers have been able to successfully replicate a human intestinal lining inside an organ-chip to carry out personalized treatments for gastrointestinal diseases.
19 Feb 2018
Indian scientists have reportedly detected anti-cancer properties in three traditional varieties of rice, namely Gathwan, Maharaji, and Laicha, which are found in the state of Chhattisgarh.
15 Feb 2018
Scientists have finally found out how much money a year it takes to keep an individual happy.
15 Feb 2018
After all these years, what if our first alien contact isn't via spaceships, but through messages?
05 Feb 2018
In a study carried out by researchers from Brazil, India, Germany, and Finland, a Magnetic Resonance (MR) machine was used to read participants' minds and figure out what song they are listening to.
05 Feb 2018
US scientists are developing stents, typically used in heart surgeries, which will help prevent blood clotting and inflammation in blood vessels by releasing red wine antioxidants.
30 Jan 2018
The planet is suffocating under the millions of tons of plastic-waste we create daily. The non-recyclable plastic-waste dumped on land also pollutes oceans and air.
25 Jan 2018
In a historical breakthrough, Chinese scientists successfully cloned monkeys using the same technique as Dolly the sheep -first mammal cloned from an adult cell- in 1996.
19 Jan 2018
It has taken ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan over two decades to come out with his story.
19 Jan 2018
When women joined NASA astronaut corps in 1978, male engineers designed them a thoughtful gift: a makeup kit. They figured females couldn't do without it, even in space.
16 Jan 2018
Scientists in India are developing electronic or e-crackers that will neither emit smoke nor be a fire hazard, in order to promote a smokeless and pollution-free Diwali.