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Pitching for the best

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 16:40

Anne L Rohrbach, executive director, Penn State University, undergraduate admissions, who is visiting India for the first time, speaks to <b>Prachi Rege</b> about their tie-up with Pune University.

Greenhouse gases allowed water to flow on ancient Mars

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 20:13

Presence of molecular hydrogen, carbon dioxide and water on Mars may have created a greenhouse effect that pushed temperatures high enough to allow for liquid water 3.8 billion years ago, scientists have found.

`Earth-sized` habitable planets more common than thought

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 12:45

The number of potentially habitable planets is greater than previously thought and some of those planets are likely lurking around nearby stars, a new analysis by a Penn State researcher as concluded.

Third closest star system to Sun discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 10:10

Scientists have discovered two new stars that are said to be the third-closest star system to the Sun.

New paradigm describes very early eras of universe

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 10:27

Scientists at Penn State University including an Indian origin have developed a new paradigm for understanding the earliest eras in the history of the universe.

Fungus effective in ridding beg bugs

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 18:41

A natural fungus could get rid of blood sucking bed bugs which infest thousands of homes and deprive inmates of sound sleep.

Jerry Sandusky gets at least 30 years, denies wrongdoing

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 09:09

In what sounded at times like a locker room pep talk, Jerry Sandusky rambled in his red prison suit about being the underdog in the fourth quarter, about forgiveness, about dogs and about the movie ``Seabiscuit.``

60% Wikipedia entries contain factual errors

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 12:27

A new study has pointed out that sixty percent of Wikipedia articles about companies contain factual errors.