NASA satellite reveals first ever detailed map of how CO2 looks from outer space
NASA satellite reveals first ever detailed map of how CO2 looks from outer space

NASA scientists have revealed that first global maps created using newest carbon dioxide-monitoring satellite's data, showing one of the most detailed views of CO2 ever created.

Why ''bad experiences'' remain engraved in brain for years
Why ''bad experiences'' remain engraved in brain for years

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how the brain transforms bad experiences into long-lasting and unpleasant memories.

Bridgmanite identified as Earth's most abundant mineral
Bridgmanite identified as Earth's most abundant mineral

Scientists have identified and characterised a mineral that makes up 38 per cent of the Earth's volume and dubbed it Bridgmanite.

Soon, 'smart windows' that keep heat out

Scientists are developing a new kind of 'smart window' that can block out heat when the outside temperatures rise.

E-cigarettes not as addictive as tobacco counterparts

Scientists have found that E-cigarettes are less addictive for smokers than cigarettes containing tobacco.

Scientists detect laryngeal cancer gene

Chinese and international scientists have for the first time identified the three gene loci susceptible to laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC), according to a statement issued by the Chinese PLA General Hospital.

Super-repellent substance without plastic coatings created

 Scientists have created the most non-stick surfaces yet, using microscopic liquid-repellent structures instead of plastic coatings like Teflon.

Science should benefit common man: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday called upon scientists to use the Commonwealth Science Conference as a platform to generate fresh ideas that would benefit the common man.

New method developed to calculate magnetic field of distant 'exoplanet'
New method developed to calculate magnetic field of distant 'exoplanet'

 Scientists have recently developed a new method that can help in estimating magnetic field of a distant exoplanet.

New device translates words into vibrations for deaf

 Scientists have created a new wearable device that translates spoken words into vibrations - helping hearing impaired people perceive speech in a completely new way.

Citizen scientists play important roles in conserving wildlife
Citizen scientists play important roles in conserving wildlife

Citizen scientists are playing a significant role in conservation of wildlife by contributing to increased environmental awareness among the masses, according a new study.

How brain forms 'Mexican waves'
How brain forms 'Mexican waves'

 Scientists have revealed the mechanism that enables certain brain cells to persuade others to create “Mexican waves” linked with cognitive function.

PM hails scientists on Prithvi-II launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday congratulated Indian scientists on the successful test fire of Prithvi-II missile.

Frog named after Ozzy Osbourne
Frog named after Ozzy Osbourne

Scientists have named a new species of frog Pendropsophus ozzy in honour of rocker Ozzy Osbourne.

How we watch TV can help detect eye related issues

How we watch TV can help detect eye related issues

Anti-typhoid gene found, may improve vaccines: Study

Scientists said on Monday they had found a variant of a gene that confers a near five-fold protection against typhoid fever, which kills millions of people each year.

International conference on climate change kicks off in Kathmandu

An international conference on "mountain people adapting to change" kicked off in Kathmandu Sunday, aiming at providing a platform to discuss best ways to help mountain communities to deal with adverse impacts of climate change.

Adopt a village: Agriculture Minister to scientists

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday appealed to agricultural scientists of various research institutes to adopt one village each to propagate their knowledge to villagers.

Scientists succeed in turning mice transparent

A Japanese research team has succeeded in turning mice transparent by administering them with special chemicals, a process the scientists say allows the observation of organs without dissection and contributes to studying progression of such diseases as cancers and diabetes, a media report said Friday.

Social media helps get science work noticed

Sharing science work via social media like Twitter is good for researchers in getting their works noticed, shows a study.