Modi budget fails to cheer scientists

The national budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been hailed as "growth oriented" by the corporate sector, but Indian scientists seem not too enthused and say the much-touted "achhe din" (good days) are yet to arrive.

Scientists are India's pride: PM Modi

Referring to them as India's pride, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday praised the dedication, determination and untiring efforts of scientists on National Science Day.

New nanogel to deliver multiple drugs

Scientists have designed a new type of self-healing hydrogel that could be injected through a syringe. It can be used in killing tumours, among other applications.

Needle-free vaccination: Now a medical reality

A team of scientists has introduced needle-free vaccination that can stimulate the immune response of the human skin.

This is how brain performs 'mental time travel'
This is how brain performs 'mental time travel'

Scientists have explained how our brain performs, what neuroscientists have termed as "mental time travel."

Stars similar to the sun explode too at death
Stars similar to the sun explode too at death

Scientists have discovered that stars, which are similar to the sum, explode too when they die.

Searching for Susy: Collider to push physics frontier

Excitement is mounting at the world`s largest proton smasher, where scientists are close to launching a superpowered hunt for particles that may change our understanding of the Universe.

Minister asks scientists to explore AYUSH cures for cancer

Scientists and researchers should indulge in systematic evaluation of AYUSH remedies and practices in cancer care, Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik said Wednesday.

Screaming word 'ow' actually helps you deal with pain

A new study has recently revealed that screaming the word "ow" can actually help people deal with the pain.

Key to preventing blindness and stroke devastation discovered

A team of scientists has discovered key to preventing blindness and stroke devastation.

New dyes 'lighting up' brain cancer cells show promise for 'fluorescence-guided' tumor surgery
New dyes 'lighting up' brain cancer cells show promise for 'fluorescence-guided' tumor surgery

A team of scientists has identified two new fluorescent tumor-targeting agents that seek and light up brain cancer cells, suggesting they may help neurosurgeons to more accurately localize and completely resect brain tumors.

Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria
Here's how mild reduction in food intake can protect against cerebral malaria

A team of scientists has identified two molecular pathways that can lead to new therapeutic targets for cerebral malaria and also, discovered a novel link between food intake during the early stages of infection and the outcome of the disease.

New sensor spots minute quantities of atmospheric mercury

Researchers have developed a new sensor to detect minute levels of mercury in the atmosphere in just 10 seconds.
 

A third of America's budding science talent are of Indian origin

Nearly one-third of the 40 high school seniors named finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition, are of Indian origin.

Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists
Climate change brings world closer to `doomsday`: Scientists

Climate change and the danger of nuclear war pose an ever-growing threat to civilization and are bringing the world closer to doomsday, a group of prominent scientists and Nobel laureates said Thursday.

New incurable eye disorder gene discovered

A team of researchers have discovered a new gene tied to an incurable eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa.

Spinal implant could allow paralysed people to walk again

Scientists have used a new flexible implant to allow paralysed rats to walk again, paving the way for new therapies for people with spinal cord injury.

Robotic camera mimics humans to track basketball action

Scientists at Disney Research Lab, Pittsburgh, have developed robotic cameras that mimic human operators to anticipate basketball game action and learn how to better frame shots of a game.

New blockbuster antibiotic 'Teixobactin' discovered

Scientists claim to have discovered a new antibiotic named teixobactin that could wipe out many diseases like MRSA to Tuberculosis (TB).

Scientists deliberate space tech at Indian Science Congress

Top space scientists of various research organisations, including those from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) gathered at the ongoing 102nd Indian Science Congress held here Monday to deliberate on space science and technology.