India, Russia ink deal on competitive research projects

The agreement provides for competitive research grants to Indians and Russians for joint implementation of projects.

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DNA: India still lags behind in R&D innovation

Analysis on how India is lagging behind in in R&D and innovation compared to countries. Watch this report to know more.

Give more opportunities to girls in science education, research: Smriti ​Irani

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday called for more opportunities to be given to girls.

China starts precision medicine research

The research programme also covers diabetes and cancers.

US government ends research on all chimpanzees

US government ends research on all chimpanzees

Chimpanzees will no longer be used for US government research and the remaining 50 chimps in federal custody will be sent to a sanctuary for retirement, health authorities said on Thursday.

People in 30s were lot happier in 1970s than today

People in 30s were lot happier in 1970s than today

Adults over age 30 are not as happy as they used to be, but teenagers and young adults are happier than ever.

Narendra Modi, Pranab Mukherjee to launch research funding mechanism 'IMPRINT'

Narendra Modi, Pranab Mukherjee to launch research funding mechanism 'IMPRINT'

This single window funding clearance mechanism worth Rs 1,000 crore has been named IMPRINT which will enable Indian technical institutions to carry out original research.

Cabinet to consider proposal for national sign language institute

 The Union Cabinet is likely to discuss tomorrow a proposal for setting up of a national institute for sign language, which would focus on research and training.

New technology, research needed to fight climate change: Prakash Javadekar

 Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday pitched for new research and technology to combat the affects of climate change.

US astronaut misses fresh air halfway through year-long mission

US astronaut misses fresh air halfway through year-long mission

Halfway into a year in space -- the longest ever attempted at the International Space Station -- American astronaut Scott Kelly said Monday he misses fresh air but is adapting well.

Birds too fall in love like humans

Birds too fall in love like humans

Not just humans but birds too fall in love and females choose mates if they find them stimulating in some way that is not necessarily obvious to an outside observer.

Older adults excel in knowledge-based skills

Older adults possess important forms of skills as certain things take a long time to learn and therefore employing the elderly may be hugely beneficial to organisations, new research suggests.

Here's why you mistake strangers for familiar faces

Neuroscientists, including an Indian-origin researcher from Johns Hopkins University, have pinpointed a part of the brain that helps you decipher memory from new experiences.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 'Speaker's Research Initiative' today

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 'Speaker's Research Initiative' today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday inaugurate an initiative here to help the lawmakers get expert advise from domain experts to develop a better perspective on issues and subjects under consideration of Parliament.

Night shifts increases cancer risk: Study

Higher levels of sex hormones at the 'wrong' time may be blamed for increased cancer risk in night shift workers, says a new study.

New fathers gain extra fat: Study

While tracking the weight of over 10,000 men from adolescence to young adulthood, it has been found that men gain enough fat after they become fathers for the first time and it raises in them the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer, a study says.

Most obese people likely to stay fat

 Casting aspersions on the effectiveness of current weight management programmes focused on dieting and exercise, it has been found that chances of obese people recovering normal body weight are very slim, shows research.
 

Study finds pesticide residues in mother's milk in Sirsa

Mother's milk is said to be the purest form of milk but unfortunately this vision has been shattered as pesticides are there in mother's milk. 

This is how your brain navigates even in dark

A new research has found a region of the brain that enables humans to do anything and navigate us in our every small task.