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Scientists develop space boot to avert astronauts from tripping over

Scientists develop space boot to avert astronauts from tripping over

This space boot comes with built-in sensors and tiny 'haptic' motors whose vibrations can help astronauts avoid the risk of tripping over obstacles.

Scientists identify anti-Zika antibodies in mice

US researchers said on Wednesday they have identified antibodies that specifically protect against Zika virus infection in mice, an important step toward developing a vaccine, better diagnostic tests and possibly new antibody-based therapies.

Novel device may lead to faster, cheaper internet

Novel device may lead to faster, cheaper internet

Scientists have developed a new phototransistor device that provides a low-cost and low-power alternative to traditional radio-frequency wireless data links, and may result in faster and cheaper internet.

NASA explains the case of Ceres' missing large craters- Watch the video!

NASA explains the case of Ceres' missing large craters- Watch the video!

The US space agency NASA has released a video explaining the case of the missing Ceres craters.

World's most sensitive detector 'LUX' finds no dark matter

World's most sensitive detector 'LUX' finds no dark matter

The Large Underground Xenon (LUX), world’s most sensitive particle detector, has failed to yield any evidence of dark matter. 

Scientists produce rare wood bison calves through IVF

Scientists produce rare wood bison calves through IVF

In a first, Canadian veterinary researchers have successfully produced three wood bison calves using in vitro fertilisation.

Scientists asked to develop system to predict cloudburst: Govt

The government has asked scientists to work towards developing a system to predict cloudburst, the Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday as it discussed the flood situation which has claimed lives of 196 people and caused other damage in various parts of the country.

Scientists discovers earliest sign of Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have discovered the first physiological sign of Alzheimer's disease and that is a decreased blood flow in the brain.

Scientists show how bacteria can power micro-machines

Scientists show how bacteria can power micro-machines

A team of scientists has demonstrated how the natural movement of bacteria could be harnessed to assemble and power microscopic 'windfarms' - or other man-made micro-machines such as smartphone components.

Why some galaxies stop creating stars

Why some galaxies stop creating stars

Scientists may finally have an explanation for why some galaxies stop creating stars after a team of astrophysicists painstakingly analysed around 70,000 galaxies to understand the forces influencing star formation activity in them.

Now a health hotline that can forecast dengue outbreaks

 A team of scientists, including one of Indian-origin, has developed a system that can forecast the outbreak of dengue fever as much as three weeks in advance by simply analysing the calling behaviour of patients to a public-health hotline.

New meteorite 'Ost 65' to reveal origin of life on Earth

New meteorite 'Ost 65' to reveal origin of life on Earth

An ancient space rock in a Swedish quarry has been discovered by scientists. The new space rock is a type of meteorite which was never found before on the Earth and can shed more light on the evolution of life.

Scientists detect gravitational waves, pair of colliding black holes for 2nd time in history

Scientists detect gravitational waves, pair of colliding black holes for 2nd time in history

Using the twin, US-based Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, the second detection occurred on December 26 last year and is named as the "Boxing Day event" (after the holiday celebrated in Britain).

Gravitational waves detect second black hole collision

A team of international scientists have identified the merger of two black holes yet again.

Life's first handshake 'chiral molecule' detected near our galaxy

Life's first handshake 'chiral molecule' detected near our galaxy

For the first time, life's first handshake was detected near our galaxy in space.

Revealed: What goes inside the mind of a serial killer before they commit a crime!

Revealed: What goes inside the mind of a serial killer before they commit a crime!

In the aftermath of a mass shooting in the US, where a young gunman killed at least 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, we decode the scientific logic behind this violent pursuit of humans.

Melting Greenland ice linked to faster Arctic warming: Study

Melting Greenland ice linked to faster Arctic warming: Study

A new study was conducted by a group of scientists which revealed that melting ice in Greenland is linked to faster warming of the Arctic compared to the rest of the Northern Hemisphere.

Scientists turn carbon dioxide into stone to fight climate change

Scientists turn carbon dioxide into stone to fight climate change

Scientists have turned carbon dioxide into stone in a matter of months by pumping it deep underground, offering a revolutionary new way of storing the greenhouse gas to tackle climate change.

Body's own defense against Zika found

A team of scientists has offered the first look at how our cells can "swallow up and quarantine" Zika, defending themselves against the virus' attack.

Scientists take a leap towards developing first-ever non-allergenic 'super' peanuts

The researchers have joined hands with a global research team that has been successful in identifying genes in peanuts that when altered will be able to prevent an allergic response in humans.