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New app to help you identify birds

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 13:17

Crow or raven? New app can tell!

Bureaucrat`s foreign-educated son to take on political bigwigs

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 14:26

Moving from a cushy investment banking job in London to dusty roads of Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, Oxford and Columbia University educated 28-year-old Akshay Verma, son of a bureaucrat, is trying his hands at politics.

Columbia University students launch website on India`s elections

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 11:11

A group of Indian students at Columbia University here has launched a website focused exclusively on India`s upcoming general elections, promising to provide a comprehensive and "no high-brow and jargon-led" reportage of the event.

Device that listens to bacteria is here

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:43

Here comes a chip that can be used for a most unusual application - the study of signalling in bacterial colonies.

Herbert Salzer - The scientist who proved Albert Einstein wrong

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 10:53

A scientist from US was one of the very few people on Earth who could say that he corrected Albert Einstein`s math - and got him to admit as much.

Experts develop new soil testing gear for developing countries

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 00:28

Scientists from the University of Maryland and Columbia University have designed a new soil testing kit for the benefit of the farmers in developing countries.

Mystery behind coronal heating unravelled

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 15:56

Researchers have found evidence that magnetic waves in a polar coronal hole contain enough energy to heat the corona and that they also deposit most of their energy at sufficiently low heights for the heat to spread throughout the corona.

Sikh Columbia University professor attacked in hate crime

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 11:52

A Sikh professor at Columbia University has been allegedly attacked by a group of men who called him "Osama" and "terrorist" in an assault which the police is investigating as a hate crime.

Bo Xilai`s son enrols at prestigious US law school

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 20:13

The son of disgraced Chinese senior politician Bo Xilai does not plan to return to his homeland for his father`s trial.

Graphene: The strongest material in the world

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 20:04

Graphene remains the strongest material in the world, even when stitched together in a patchwork.

How tongue detects high salt concentrations

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 19:34

Findings from a new study could serve as a springboard for the development of taste modulators to help control the appetite for a high-salt diet and reduce the ill effects of too much sodium, say researchers.

Indian-origin woman arrested in US

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 14:25

An Indian-origin woman has been arrested on charges of trespassing on Columbia University`s campus.