Scientist develops flying microrobots 'RoboBees' to help build better drones

Scientist develops flying microrobots 'RoboBees' to help build better drones

By taking an inspiration from nature, scientists have developed a new type of flying microrobots called 'RoboBees' to help build better drones in future.

Flexible exosuit that can lighten heavy loads for soldiers – Watch!

Flexible exosuit that can lighten heavy loads for soldiers – Watch!

The exosuit reduced the amount of energy consumed during loaded walking - the metabolic cost - by 7.3% on average. 

You resorted to criminilsation of dissent: Homi Bhabha to JNU VC

Various foreign scholars have been conveying to the VC their disappointment at shock at the turn of events at JNU.

Sea level rising faster than ever: Report

Sea level rising faster than ever: Report

Global sea level rose by about 14 centimeters, or 5.5 inches, from 1900 to 2000, the scientists said in a latest report.

Longest-lasting solar eclipse discovered

Longest-lasting solar eclipse discovered

The previous record holder was Epsilon Aurigae, a giant star that is eclipsed by its companion every 27 years for periods ranging from 640 to 730 days.

JNU fire reaches Harvard University; students demand Kanhaiya's release

JNU fire reaches Harvard University; students demand Kanhaiya's release

A group of students on Thursday gathered in Harvard Square to lodge their protest. They have demanded the immediate release of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar.

When Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg called users ‘dumb fucks’

When Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg called users ‘dumb fucks’

Facebook – the Internet behemoth that it has turned into – and its CEO are not new to controversies.

Kamal Haasan at Harvard University: Read 10 brilliant points he made!

Kamal Haasan at Harvard University: Read 10 brilliant points he made!

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan who has ocean of fan following and has inspired many with his body of work, recently spoke at the Harvard University.

Karan Johar to speak at Harvard

Karan Johar to speak at Harvard

Filmmaker Karan Johar will address students at a conference at the prestigious Harvard Business School in Boston, USA.

Wow! Kamal Haasan to speak at Harvard during India Conference 2016

Wow! Kamal Haasan to speak at Harvard during India Conference 2016

Renowned actor Kamal Haasan has been invited to be one of the key speakers at the India Conference 2016. With this honour, he will become the first South Indian actor to speak at the prestigious event.

Army ants efficient in 'minding the gap'

Army ants efficient in 'minding the gap'

Army ants are nomadic species.

Astronomers measure 'heartbeats' of distant stars

Astronomers measure 'heartbeats' of distant stars

Analysis of the Hubble data showed that the average pixel varies on a timescale of approximately 270 days. 

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Harvard University says evacuates four buildings after bomb threat

Harvard University says evacuates four buildings after bomb threat

Three classroom buildings - The Science Center, Sever and Emerson Halls - and one dormitory, Thayer Hall, were affected.

Chinese activists, scribes jumping firewall to use Twitter

Chinese activists, scribes jumping firewall to use Twitter

From one perspective, the discourse in the politically engaged portions of Chinese Twitter suggests that Twitter serves an alternative public sphere.

Marijuana may not be `gateway` drug

Contradicting the common belief that weed is a gateway drug, a researcher has claimed that smoking pot does not necessarily cause addiction to other drugs.

Satyarthi gets 'Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award'

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi has been conferred with Harvard University's prestigious humanitarian award for this year.

Australian scientist Colin Raston wins Ig Nobel prize for 'unboiling' an egg

Australian scientist Colin Raston wins Ig Nobel prize for 'unboiling' an egg

Can you unboil an egg? Well, Australian researcher Colin Raston can just do that! And for undertaking such an unusual and imaginative research, he just won the Ig Nobel.

US universities lead in innovation, Asia a rising power

US universities lead in innovation, Asia a rising power

US universities lead the world in scientific innovation but face strong competition from Asian rivals with close ties to industry, according to a detailed analysis of academic papers and patent filings.

Know which 2 Indian institutes are among world’s top 200

Know which 2 Indian institutes are among world’s top 200

In a first, two Indian institutes, The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, have for the first time made it to the top 200 list of the world's best universities.