John Hopkins extends medical curriculum to Indian students

John Hopkins University to offer cardiology, diabetology and rheumatology courses through distance education for the first time in India. Prachi Rege reports.

Solar storm could have plunged world into darkness in 2012

Earth had a near miss with a solar flare from the most powerful storm on the Sun in over 150 years that could have caused widespread power blackouts, scientists say.

Watch: Sun emitting its latest powerful solar flare

A powerful solar flare was emitted from the sun early Tuesday, the US scientists said.

Sharpest ever images of the Sun`s atmosphere captured

Scientists have captured the sharpest ever images of the Sun`s outer atmosphere, using an innovative new camera on-board a sounding rocket.

Huge solar flare slams into Earth

NASA has revealed that a massive solar flare that erupted on the Sun over the weekend has hit the Earth’s magnetic field at approximately 8:15 a.m. EDT on Monday, following the impact of a coronal mass ejection (CME).

CME in informal talks to take over CBOE: Report

CME Group is in talks to take over Chicago Board Options Exchange in a deal that would value the largest US options mkt at up to USD 5bn.