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Tiny genetic mutation behind golden locks

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 04:03

Blondes have been both prized and mocked by people for their golden locks for ages.

Fed's George wants rate hikes, open to big balance sheet

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 10:24

The Fed`s balance sheet now tops USD 4 trillion after years of buying bonds to boost the economy, a policy that George has opposed for years.

Soon, `nature-inspired` flying robots for search and rescue missions

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:46

Scientists have come up with "nature-inspired" drones or flying robots that will eventually be used for everything from military surveillance to search and rescue.

Scientist claims humans will find aliens by 2040

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 11:00

A scientist has claimed that humans will be able to find aliens within the next 25 years

Indian-origin scientist develops paper microscope

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 21:46

An Indian-American scientist Manu Prakash from Stanford University has developed an incredibly low-cost microscope made almost entirely out of paper.

Device that makes smart phone an eye doctor!

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 12:35

What about a smart phone that can click high-resolution pictures of the front and back of the eye that can help specialists sitting in metros advise you in places where health care is less accessible?

World`s fastest organic transistor developed

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 13:24

Two university research teams collaborated to develop thin, transparent semiconductors, which could become the foundation for cheap, high-performance displays.

Why mere presence of males shortens females` lifespans in some species

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 13:12

Researchers have discovered that males of the laboratory roundworm secrete signalling molecules that significantly shorten the lifespan of the opposite sex.

Watch Videos: Sun`s magnetic field about to flip upside down

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 00:45

Our sun`s vast magnetic field is about to flip upside down which will affect the entire solar system, says NASA.

Sun`s magnetic field close to flipping

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 12:18

Scientists have said that the Sun`s magnetic field will flip soon.

Social media helps advance tourism studies!

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 21:59

Scientists have used social media - vacation photos from Flickr - to study how people use natural areas for tourism and recreation.

World`s first `carbon-nanotube computer` unveiled

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 11:35

A team of researchers lead by Indian origin scientist has unveiled the first computer built entirely with carbon nanotubes.