Scientists create night vision eyedrops

Researchers in the US have used special kind of eye drops to give a man temporary night vision, allowing him to see over 50 metres in the dark.

Obama honours two South Asian science, math mentors

An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).

Do something different, CNR Rao tells students

Eminent scientist CNR Rao has asked students to take the less travelled road to succeed and lamented the paucity of funds for science and education in India.

Even kids won't help if others are around
Even kids won't help if others are around

Children as young as five are less likely to help a person in need when other children are present and available to help, new research shows.

Scientist hopes vest will broaden range of human senses

Neuroscientist David Eagleman hopes that one day a special piece of clothing he has designed will let the deaf "hear" and allow wearers to sense what is happening online without looking at a computer.

Humans began dominating earth in 1610

A new study has indicated that the human-dominated geological epoch known as the Anthropocene probably began around the year 1610.

Human retina is built backwards, confirm scientists

For the first time, researcher have confirmed that the human retina is built backwards, with the neurons in front of the photoreceptors, rather than behind them.

US civil nuclear deal is in India's 'best interests': Kakodkar

Noted scientist and former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar on Thursday hailed the civil nuclear deal with the US as being in the "best interests" of the country, since it would enable India to meet its growing energy demand.

Scientist Purushotham takes over charge as new NRDC Chairman

Eminent scientist Hanumanthu Purushotham has assumed charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of National Research Development Corporation (NRDC).

Cow's noses are windows into their moods
Cow's noses are windows into their moods

 Scientist have recently found that a cow's nasal temperature can easily tell about its mood and how it feels.

Watch: 'Scientist' Ayushmann Khurrana, Mithun in 'Hawaizaada' trailer!
Watch: 'Scientist' Ayushmann Khurrana, Mithun in 'Hawaizaada' trailer!

Bollywood's young and impressive actor, Ayushmann Khurrana got instanst fame in his big screen debut 'Vicky Donor'. The actor did some not-so-good films post that, but has got back on track, He is now back with his upcoming venture titled 'Hawaizaada'.

Scientist Jayant Narlikar gets Sahitya Akademi Award

Astrophysicist Jayant V. Narlikar was Friday conferred the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for his autobiography.

Why some people have better sense of direction than others

A team of scientists has located the part of brain that helps human navigate, explaining why some people are better navigators.

Science community happy over successful launch of GSLV Mark-III

Senior scientist and SPACE India director C B Devgun on Thursday expressed happiness over the successful launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark-III, adding that this was the first test done without the cryogenic engine and that the new module CREW that has been crafted to ensure the safe arrival of astronauts back to earth, had been tested successfully.

Brain inflammation may lead to autism

Whereas the exact cause of autism is still not known, researchers have shown that the disease is related to inflammation in the brain, thereby providing a ray of hope for its cure.

How bird eggs get their bling
How bird eggs get their bling

In a finding that may lead to developing durable coatings for ceramics and floors, scientists have solved the mystery behind the bling of Tinamou species` eggs.

First detailed analysis of quails' gait sheds light on dinosaur's locomotion
First detailed analysis of quails' gait sheds light on dinosaur's locomotion

A team of motion scientists has analyzed the gait of birds to know how horizontally forward-facing posture affects the movement of their legs and on their stability when they walk.

Wireless sensor to aid brain research

Scientists have developed a new high-data rate, low-power wireless brain sensor that can make neuroscience research a lot more easier.

Indian-origin scientist among four US science envoys

Professor Arun Majumdar from Stanford University is among four top scientists who have been appointed the science envoys of the US.

One of mankind's most ancient lineages uncovered

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and Penn State University have discovered one of modern-day human's ancient lineages through the sequencing of genes.