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NRI, foreign scientists to work in Indian institutes: Government

NRI, foreign scientists to work in Indian institutes: Government

The scientists under the VAJRA programme would draw a salary of USD 15,000 in the first month and USD 10,000 each in the remaining months.

Brexit barriers would harm science: UK varsities

Brexit barriers would harm science: UK varsities

The group said that there will be "no winners" if Brexit results in barriers between researchers and has pledged to work with "all sides to secure a positive outcome".

India to launch Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission

India to launch Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission

 India plans to launch a Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission in December to carry out research to harness ocean resources in a "responsible manner", an official said on Tuesday.

Dedicated to climate-change, 'Science Express' train flagged off to cover 68 stations

Dedicated to climate-change, 'Science Express' train flagged off to cover 68 stations

India's Science, Environment and Railway ministers on Friday flagged off, the world's largest "science exhibition on wheels", the Science Express train to create an awareness on climate change in the country.

Budget 2017: Sanitation cover in rural areas increased from 40% to 60%; hike in allocation for scientific ministry

Budget 2017: Sanitation cover in rural areas increased from 40% to 60%; hike in allocation for scientific ministry

Talking about hygiene, Jaitley also said sanitation cover in rural areas has gone up from 42 per cent to 60 per cent.

Future robots will deliver goods at your doorstep – Read how!

Future robots will deliver goods at your doorstep – Read how!

The six-wheeled, knee-high robots from startup Starship Technologies are part of a new wave of automated systems taking aim at the "last mile" delivery of goods to consumers.

Superbugs got stimulated by antibiotics, not filthy hospitals: Research

Superbugs got stimulated by antibiotics, not filthy hospitals: Research

The outbreak was stopped by substantially reducing use of ciprofloxacin and related antibiotics, researchers said.

World's first-ever solar panel road has finally seen the light of day in Normandy village!

World's first-ever solar panel road has finally seen the light of day in Normandy village!

In a first of its kind, Normandy village in France has made claims to have the world's first solar panel road.

Scientists discover decade-old puzzle of mysterious radio bursts

Scientists discover decade-old puzzle of mysterious radio bursts

Solving the complexity surrounding the source of fast radio busts, scientists for the first time have come up with the solution to the long lasting enigma.

Science under threat of neglect and apathy: Maha Governor Vidyasagar Rao

The Governor said that it has been 86 long years since CV Raman won the Nobel Prize for Physics.

Israeli researchers create world's first water-wave laser

The first ‘water-wave laser’ that has been created emits a beam through the interaction of light and water waves, and may be used in ‘lab-on-a-chip’ devices to study cell biology and test new drug therapies.

Indian scientists show new way to transform CO2 into methanol

Indian scientists show new way to transform CO2 into methanol

Charting out a new route to enhance production of alternative energy, scientists at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, have designed a method to transform carbon dioxide into methanol under prevailing atmospheric conditions.

Sorcery or Science? The 'Center of the Universe' located in Tulsa is defying all the laws of Physics!

Sorcery or Science? The 'Center of the Universe' located in Tulsa is defying all the laws of Physics!

Built in the 80s, some people are of the belief that it is a vortex where all the cosmic energies meet.

Not everything they taught you in science was true - 10 myths debunked in this 3-min VIDEO!

Not everything they taught you in science was true - 10 myths debunked in this 3-min VIDEO!

However, the more advanced Science has made us, we have blindly started believing things that are scientifically not possible – yet.

Bright future! Energy saving behaviour spreads from children to parents

Bright future! Energy saving behaviour spreads from children to parents

Girl Scouts and their parents have reported an increase in energy-saving behaviours after the children participated in an intervention programme, revealed a study.

All religions are superstitions and false, must be replaced by science: Markandey Katju

All religions are superstitions and false, must be replaced by science: Markandey Katju

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Friday opined that all religions must be replaced by science.

Groundbreaking discovery of organic molecule in space

Researchers have found an organic molecule essential to biology in interstellar space for the first time.

Astronomers discover largest planet orbiting two suns

Astronomers using the US Kepler Space Telescope said on Monday they have found the largest planet yet discovered that orbits a pair of binary stars.
 

ISC maths, science syllabus ''aligned'' with CBSE

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) is "aligning" the science and maths syllabus for its ISC (Class 12) in sync with CBSE board, to "remove the perception" among parents and students that the latter prepares students for medical and engineering entrance examinations, a board official said here on Tuesday.

Do you know what is the science behind touching feet? Watch now

Do you know what is the science behind touching feet? Watch now

Indians have a rich culture and tradition to boast about. We have often seen young kids touching the feet of elderly. It is feeling of respect and gratitude that we express while touching their feet. But do you know that actually there is a science behind it?