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'Science can bring world's leading superpowers together'

'Science can bring world's leading superpowers together'

The Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation was signed in May this year by the foreign ministers of the eight Arctic States, including the US and Russia.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
Here’s how ‘lucky’ people are different from unlucky ones

Here’s how ‘lucky’ people are different from unlucky ones

Wiseman tested his theory by teaching ‘unlucky’ people how to be lucky.

Sep 25, 2017, 21:33 PM IST
Many Delhi schools don't have science, commerce stream

Many Delhi schools don't have science, commerce stream

The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pointed out that the distribution of schools offering science and commerce streams is "alarmingly uneven".

 

Sep 07, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
High-tech yarns generate electricity when stretched

High-tech yarns generate electricity when stretched

To generate electricity, the yarns must first be either submerged in or coated with an ionically conducting material or electrolyte.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Protein rich diet may provide relief from bowel disease

Protein rich diet may provide relief from bowel disease

Researchers sequenced DNA from the intestines of the two groups of mice. They found six bacterial species present in the mice with the immune cells but absent from the mice without them.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

'Monsoon strengthened north central India in last 15 years'

The researchers note that starting in 2002, nearly the entire Indian subcontinent has experienced very strong warming, reaching between 0.1 and 1 degree Celsius per year.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Applying science to solve problems is a priority: PM Narendra Modi

Applying science to solve problems is a priority: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi asked officials to break silos and strongly emphasized that a mechanism be formed to document and replicate successful innovations at the grassroots level, the PMO said today.

Jul 19, 2017, 21:43 PM IST
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.

May 24, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
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".

May 23, 2017, 00:46 AM IST
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.

May 10, 2017, 00:48 AM IST
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.

Feb 18, 2017, 01:03 AM IST
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.

Feb 01, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
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.

Jan 29, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
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.

Jan 25, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
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.

Jan 09, 2017, 07:30 AM IST
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.

Jan 06, 2017, 07:07 AM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2016, 02:05 AM IST
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.

Nov 08, 2016, 21:19 PM IST
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.

Oct 18, 2016, 23:48 PM IST