Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria
Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria

A team of scientists has identified two molecular pathways that can lead to new therapeutic targets for cerebral malaria and also, discovered a novel link between food intake during the early stages of infection and the outcome of the disease.

New sensor spots minute quantities of atmospheric mercury

Researchers have developed a new sensor to detect minute levels of mercury in the atmosphere in just 10 seconds.
 

A third of America's budding science talent are of Indian origin

Nearly one-third of the 40 high school seniors named finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition, are of Indian origin.

Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists
Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists

Climate change and the danger of nuclear war pose an ever-growing threat to civilization and are bringing the world closer to doomsday, a group of prominent scientists and Nobel laureates said Thursday.

New incurable eye disorder gene discovered

A team of researchers have discovered a new gene tied to an incurable eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa.

Spinal implant could allow paralysed people to walk again

Scientists have used a new flexible implant to allow paralysed rats to walk again, paving the way for new therapies for people with spinal cord injury.

Robotic camera mimics humans to track basketball action

Scientists at Disney Research Lab, Pittsburgh, have developed robotic cameras that mimic human operators to anticipate basketball game action and learn how to better frame shots of a game.

New blockbuster antibiotic 'Teixobactin' discovered

Scientists claim to have discovered a new antibiotic named teixobactin that could wipe out many diseases like MRSA to Tuberculosis (TB).

Scientists deliberate space tech at Indian Science Congress

Top space scientists of various research organisations, including those from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) gathered at the ongoing 102nd Indian Science Congress held here Monday to deliberate on space science and technology.

Soon, cancer cells detecting 'Endoscope' to destroy tumors too

Scientists are working to upgrade the tool used to examine and detect cancer and other illnesses, called Endoscope, so that it can zap tumors as well.

Genes behind bowhead whale's longevity identified
Genes behind bowhead whale's longevity identified

Scientists have mapped the genome for the world's longest-living mammal, the bowhead whale, and discovered unique genes that give it a lifespan of more than 200 years.

NASA looks for high-tech airships
NASA looks for high-tech airships

NASA has called for designs of an airship that can fly at altitudes higher than the currrent 65,000-foot limit for weather balloons and for longer than the existing ones.

Scientists placed India at world's forefront: PM Modi
Scientists placed India at world's forefront: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the country`s scientists "have placed us at the forefront of the world in many areas".

New method enables bacteria to produce more chemicals

Scientists have developed a new technique that manipulates bacteria to produce up to 30-fold more quantities of chemicals.

Scientists create 'repulsive' material

Japanese scientists have developed a new material - Cartilage -whose properties are dominated by electrostatic repulsion - the same force that makes our hair stand on end when we touch a van generator - rather than attractive interaction.

NASA satellite reveals first ever detailed map of how CO2 looks from outer space
NASA satellite reveals first ever detailed map of how CO2 looks from outer space

NASA scientists have revealed that first global maps created using newest carbon dioxide-monitoring satellite's data, showing one of the most detailed views of CO2 ever created.

Why ''bad experiences'' remain engraved in brain for years
Why ''bad experiences'' remain engraved in brain for years

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how the brain transforms bad experiences into long-lasting and unpleasant memories.

Bridgmanite identified as Earth's most abundant mineral
Bridgmanite identified as Earth's most abundant mineral

Scientists have identified and characterised a mineral that makes up 38 per cent of the Earth's volume and dubbed it Bridgmanite.

Soon, 'smart windows' that keep heat out

Scientists are developing a new kind of 'smart window' that can block out heat when the outside temperatures rise.

E-cigarettes not as addictive as tobacco counterparts

Scientists have found that E-cigarettes are less addictive for smokers than cigarettes containing tobacco.