Scientists can forecast flu outbreaks in subtropical climates

 Just like weather forecasting, scientists can now predict the timing and intensity of influenza outbreaks in subtropical climates, where flu seasons can occur at different times and more than once during a year.

Model can predict nicotine emitted from e-cigarettes

 Scientists in the US have developed the first model that can predict with up to 90 percent accuracy the amount of nicotine emitted by an e-cigarette.

Philae results help understand the nature of comets

A new analysis of several studies on data sent back Philae has helped the scientists understand the nature of comets better than ever, and may be beneficial for future missions.

One-third of Milky Way stars have changed orbits: Study
One-third of Milky Way stars have changed orbits: Study

 Nearly a third of the stars in our own galaxy have dramatically changed their obits, say scientists who have created a new map of the Milky Way.

Indian scientists discover plant species of dinosaur age

Indian scientists claim to have discovered two new Cycads species of plants in Odisha which were dominant some 201 million to 145 million years ago, popularly known as the Jurassic period.

Kalam's death big loss to India and Indian science, say scientists

Indian scientists on Monday mourned the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam as a big loss to both the scientific community and the country at large.

Scientists to hunt for alien life on Jupiter moons
Scientists to hunt for alien life on Jupiter moons

After a successful mission to Pluto last week, scientists are preparing to launch a probe to search for life on the icy moons of Saturn and Jupiter, media reports said.

New algorithm helps decipher how drugs work inside body
New algorithm helps decipher how drugs work inside body

 Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a computer algorithm that can help scientists for the first time see how drugs produce pharmacological effects inside the body.

App to help scientists study cancer genetics
App to help scientists study cancer genetics

Scientists have developed an interactive tool to help researchers and clinicians explore the genetic underpinnings of cancer.

Dark matter similar to long-known subatomic particles
Dark matter similar to long-known subatomic particles

Scientists have come up with a new theory which claims that dark matter really acts like subatomic particles, which the has been known to science since the 1930s.

How losing a night's sleep loss can cost your body

Scientists have shown that not sleeping for a night can alter the genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout our body.

Scientist developing `universal flu vaccine` to keep influenza strains at bay

Scientists are working on a "universal" vaccine that could provide broad protection against numerous influenza strains, including those that could cause future pandemics.

Scientists discover strange new fanged 'blackfish' in volcano on ocean floor

Scientists have identified a bizarre new species of fanged "blackfish" among other strange creatures while exploring a volcano off the coast of Australia.

Scientists argue on whether or not to recommend Homeopathy

Two researchers are debating over the recommendation of Homeopathic medicines as one favours its usage and the other has totally contradicted views. 

Climate change caused Russian flood: Study
Climate change caused Russian flood: Study

 Scientists presented rare evidence today linking climate change to a specific weather disaster: flooding that killed more than 170 people in Russia in 2012.

Harsh Vardhan asks scientists, researchers to think out-of-the-box

Indian scientists should think 'out of the box' while carrying out research so as to conform to the national development path, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan said.

Earth could well turn into a waterworld?
Earth could well turn into a waterworld?

The continental crust we live on is getting thinner and could disappear entirely, scientists warn. It means that the future of the Earth could well be the same as depicted in the science fiction film "Waterworld".

Scientists discover 5 billion light-years away galaxy
Scientists discover 5 billion light-years away galaxy

Scientists in Australia have discovered a galaxy as far as 5 billion light-years away by using a new hi tech radio telescope.

'Cheap and accessible' hormone shows hope of tackling breast cancer

In a new study, scientists have shown that adding a cheap and widely-available female hormone progesterone to the treatment of some breast cancer patients could help beat the disease.

New horned dinosaur found in Canada
New horned dinosaur found in Canada

Scientists have discovered a striking new species of horned dinosaur in southern Alberta, Canada.