Cyber attacks on Israel traced to Gaza: Researchers

A series of cyber attacks against Israel since mid-2013 appears to be coming from "Arab parties located in the Gaza Strip" and elsewhere, US security researchers say.

Potential 'killer blow' to King Richard III unveiled

Researchers have created a new film footage that shows for the first time details of the potential killer blow that claimed the life of King Richard III.

New technique doubles error free transmission distance for subsea optical cables

A team of researchers has demonstrated new way to process fibre optic signals that could double the distance at which data travels error-free through transatlantic sub-marine cables.

Gully patterns help researchers observe Mars' climate cycle
Gully patterns help researchers observe Mars' climate cycle

The gully patterns have provided a deeper insight into the climate of the "Red planet."

SciNet to give tough competition to Google

A new search engine that can outperform the current search engine giant Google, and to help the people search more efficiently has been developed by Finnish researchers.

Tool to predict bacteria's future response to new drug

With a growing number of bacteria developing drug-resistance, researchers have now developed a tool to predict if a new drug would be effective against future counter-moves of the bug that it targets.

Researchers to scan social media use during disasters

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Ohio-based Kent State University $300,000 grant to study public responses to disaster warnings and alerts across social media.

People who think they are good at math may not actually be so

A new study has revealed that thinking you're good at math and actually being good at it, are not the same thing.

Intelligent software that enhances web searches

 Researchers have created an artificial intelligence software that uses photos to zero in on documents from the internet with greater accuracy than ever before.

Baby skeletons hint at death rituals 11,500 years ago

A pair of baby skeletons in Alaska are more than 11,500 years old and offer new hints about the death rituals of early people in North America, researchers said Monday.

Apple iOS bug makes most devices vulnerable to attack: Researchers

Cybersecurity researchers have warned that a bug in Apple Inc`s iOS operating system makes most iPhones and iPads vulnerable to cyberattacks by hackers seeking access to sensitive data and control of their devices.

Twitter lets researchers scan its vast public data
Twitter lets researchers scan its vast public data

The micro-blogging site has finally given access to its vast database to a selected pool of researchers to study tweets and find answers to a variety of issues.

Twitter improves users' language skills: Study
Twitter improves users' language skills: Study

Expressing your thoughts and views in 140 characters on Twitter may actually be improving your language skills, shows a new study.

Unique brain mechanism helps learning hand gestures even for blind
Unique brain mechanism helps learning hand gestures even for blind

A new study has suggested that a unique mechanism work in the brain helps in understanding and learning hand gestures even for blind people.

Scientists launch R2R Foundation to promote Indian researchers

Scientists launch R2R Foundation to promote Indian researchersA group of scientists and academicians have started the Right to Research (R2R) Foundation to support foreign-educated and trained Indian researchers to help them find suitable jobs, upon their return to the country.

US experts urge focus on ethics in brain research

Ethics must be considered early and often as the field of modern neuroscience forges ahead, to avoid repeating a dark period in history when lobotomies were common, experts said Wednesday.

Researchers work out new, safer login system

Our unique login identity, verified by the network server, may be user friendly, but suffers from three major flaws -- anonymity of communicating users, misplaced trust and identity theft, a study reveals.

World`s first chimeric monkeys are born

Oregon researchers have produced the world`s first chimeric monkeys.

Diabetes again linked to colon cancer risk

A new research review confirms that people with diabetes have a somewhat increased risk of colon cancer.

People ‘may be learning while they’re sleeping’

Researchers have suggested that people may be learning while they’re sleeping – an unconscious form of memory that is still not well understood.