Four Indian-Americans elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Four Indian Americans - Sanjeev Arora, Sangeeta N. Bhatia, Ravindran Kannan and Renu Malhotra - are among 197 new members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a leading centre for independent policy research.

India lags emerging world in research, imperils innovation

As it attempts to drive growth and innovation, India lags the developed and emerging world in a key area, research and development, as a recent imbroglio over stipends reveals.

Watch: Ship Flips 90 Degrees to do research in US

A US Navy ship named 'Flip ship' goes vertical in the ocean to become a research station.

India needs more research and innovation: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said India is way behind other developed nations when it comes to higher education.

Questions persist about sexual effects of baldness drug

 

Virginia: A review of 34 clinical trials on a popular drug to treat hair loss in men found that none of the studies adequately reported on sexual side effects, researchers said Wednesday.

Prof C N Rao bats for more investment in scientific research

 Noted scientist and Bharat Ratna C N R Rao today advocated more investment in the field of scientific research if India aims to become a developed country.

Young male monkeys prefer hanging around with dads to prepare for itinerant lifestyle
Young male monkeys prefer hanging around with dads to prepare for itinerant lifestyle

 A new study has revealed that young male monkeys prefer to hang around with their dads, may be in order to prepare for the itinerant lifestyle they are forced to live later in life.

Nine Indian Americans among Sloan research fellowship winners

 Nine Indian-Americans are among 126 young US and Canadian scholars awarded $50,000 Sloan Research Fellowships honouring outstanding early-career scientists in eight fields to further their research.

Sports Engineering ideal for those driven by passion for sports & technology
Sports Engineering ideal for those driven by passion for sports & technology

David James, Deputy Director, Centre for Sports Engineering Research, c University speaks to Sanchayan Bhattacharjee about opportunities, work portfolios and the market for a career in sports engineering.

Lena Dunham, Constance raise money for Parkinson's research
Lena Dunham, Constance raise money for Parkinson's research

 Hollywood celebrities Lena Dunham, Constance Zimmer, Andrew Rannells and Dana Delany and others have united to help raise funds for Parkinson's research.

Research uncovers basis for cadmium toxicity

A new research in Australia has uncovered how the metal cadmium which is accumulating in food chain causes toxicity in living cells.

Five things that can fix the ills of broken school system in India
Five things that can fix the ills of broken school system in India

Education should be a balance of quantity and quality. In India, while we have substantially achieved the former, fulfilling the latter is a tremendous challenge. Hari K Verma provides a few solutions to tackle the drawbacks.

PM Modi opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday inaugurated the Centre for Nano Science Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science here.

Over 50 countries to participate in BioAsia 2015

Over 50 countries will participate in BioAsia 2015, the annual international life sciences conference scheduled here Feb 2-4.

New research brings invisibility cloaks closer to reality

New metamaterials may take engineers one step closer to building invisibility cloaks or even shields that can conceal military airplanes, scientists say.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' team takes research seriously
'Fifty Shades of Grey' team takes research seriously

Filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson and actor Jamie Dornan did some real research for their forthcoming film "Fifty Shades of Grey".

Twitter can predict rates of coronary heart disease, according to research

Researchers have now shown that the social media platform has another use: Twitter can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community's psychological well being and can predict rates of heart disease.

Indian donates $2.5 mn for UCLA research facility

An Indian-American has gifted $2.5 million to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), for a new state-of-the-art engineering lab dedicated to integrated microsystems, the university said.

Research endeavours must advance realms of knowledge: Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee has said that research endeavours must advance the realms of knowledge and improve the lives of the common man.

Taapsee Pannu to visit Agra for research
Taapsee Pannu to visit Agra for research

Actress Taapsee Pannu is planning to travel to Agra to do research work for her role in the upcoming movie “Agra Ka Daabra”.