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Malaria causing superbugs can enter India, warns scientist

Malaria causing superbugs can enter India, warns scientist

Padmanaban and his team are hoping to start human trials of an artemisinin-curcumin combination therapy in both simple malaria cases and in the treatment of the deadly cerebral malaria.

India headed for a green energy revolution: Harvard scientist

 The inventor of the artificial leaf and co-creator of its bionic version plans to launch a pilot of the advanced technology in India with the assertion that a "renewable energy revolution will take place" in the country.

India, US must collaborate more on space research: NASA scientist

India, US must collaborate more on space research: NASA scientist

India and the US should collaborate more on space research programmes, a prominent scientist from the US space agency NASA stressed here on Saturday as he felicitated two young Indian astronomers who created history by discovering asteroids in 2010 that are now recognised by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in the US.

Scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose’s 158th birthday: Google celebrates with a doodle!

Scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose’s 158th birthday: Google celebrates with a doodle!

 The popular search engine giant Google on Wednesday paid tribute to one of India's greatest scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose on his 158th birthday with a creative doodle.

Acclaimed physicist and ex-ISRO chief Prof MGK Menon dies at 88

Acclaimed physicist and ex-ISRO chief Prof MGK Menon dies at 88

 Distinguished physicist and former ISRO chief M.G.K. Menon passed away at his residence on Tuesday.

Dinosaurs struggled to survive long before asteroid hit

Dinosaurs struggled to survive for tens of millions of years before they finally went extinct, an event widely blamed on the environmental fallout from an asteroid strike, researchers have said.

Omega-3 supplementation linked to reduction in depression

 Omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role in the development and function of the central nervous system, say British scientists who found a link between Omega-3 supplementation and reduction in depression.

Novel coating can ice-proof airplanes, power lines

 An ice sheet on your car's windshield may seem to be a nuisance. But it can be downright dangerous on an airplane, a wind turbine or a power line.

'Villages on the Moon' can be reality by 2030: Scientists

'Villages on the Moon' can be reality by 2030: Scientists

Villages on the Moon, constructed through cooperation between astronauts and robotic systems on the lunar surface, can become a reality as early as 2030, a group of scientists has predicted.

US scientists create efficient hydrogen biofuel

Scientists at a US university have created a highly efficient biomaterial that catalyses the formation of hydrogen -- one half of the "holy grail" of splitting H2O to make hydrogen and oxygen for fuelling cheap and efficient cars that run on water.

Scientists solve mystery of heat loss from Earth's crust

Scientists solve mystery of heat loss from Earth's crust

 By discovering a new type of seafloor vent system, a group of scientists has solved the mystery of heat loss from the Earths crust - a finding that can also help scientists interpret the evidence for past global climates more accurately.

Scientists sequence first ancient Irish human genomes

A team of scientists in Ireland has sequenced the first genomes from ancient Irish humans, which is now being used to answer pivotal questions about the origins of the country's people and their culture.

China's dark matter probe results expected in six months

Chinese scientists have announced the initial results of the country's dark matter probe will be published within six months, the media reported on Sunday.

When it comes to IVF, persistence pays off

A new study has revealed that two-thirds of couples undergoing in vitro fertilization treatment need up to six attempts to have a successful pregnancy.

'Climate change to positively impact rice, tea in northeast'

Climate change is going to positively impact rice and tea in at least coming 15 years in the northeast.

Scientists discover fossils of ancient microscopic worms

 Scientists have discovered fossils of 530 million-year-old microscopic worms, filling a huge gap in the known fossil record of kinorhynchs -- small invertebrate animals that are related to arthropods.

Ground-breaking find can challenge Big Bang theory

Ground-breaking find can challenge Big Bang theory

A research has been published that can challenge the underlying principles of physics.

Modi govt, RSS trying to dictate what we eat and do: Scientist Bhargava

Modi govt, RSS trying to dictate what we eat and do: Scientist Bhargava

Top scientist PM Bhargava said that the Modi government and RSS “are trying to dictate what we eat and do”.

After writers and filmmakers, top scientist to return Padma Bhushan to protest intolerance

After writers and filmmakers, top scientist to return Padma Bhushan to protest intolerance

PM Bhargava will return his Padma Bhushan to protest against "the government's attack on rationalism, reasoning and science".

Cells that can help mend a broken heart

 By tracking a single cell in a growing heart, Stanford University scientists have discovered a cell type that could repair damaged arteries.