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Humans responsible for spreading bee killing virus: Study

Humans responsible for spreading bee killing virus: Study

Researchers said that moving animals and plants around the world could have devastating consequences both for domestic animals and for wildlife.

Feb 07, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

Bouncing robots may soon replace rovers on NASA missions

 Researchers are in works to develop bouncing robots that may replace rovers on NASA's future missions.

Apr 16, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

Indian-origin researcher helps develop mini-heart on microchip

An Indian-origin scientist with the University of California at Berkeley was involved in growing a viable, pulsating heart on a microchip to improve drug screening.

Mar 21, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

Researchers discover way to control cyborg beetles wirelessly

In one the rarest discovery of its kind, researchers, comprising of an academic teams from UC Berkeley and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University have discover a key muscle that controls insect flight.

Mar 18, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

Ray of hope for HIV patients

In a significant discovery, researchers have identified a new protein that holds promise for the next-generation of anti-HIV drugs.

Jan 29, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

One in five Milky Way stars may have Earth-like planets: Study

One out of every five sun-like stars in the Milky Way galaxy has a planet about the size of Earth that is properly positioned for water, a key ingredient for life, a study released on Monday showed.

Nov 05, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

Blame poor sleep for unhealthy cravings for junk food

Sleep deprivation can make us crave for junk food more than healthy food, a new study has revealed.

Aug 07, 2013, 12:03 PM IST

Ancient Moche feathered shield found in Peru temple

Archaeologists have discovered a rare feathered shield, dating back around 1,300 years, in a sealed portion of an ancient temple in Peru.

Aug 06, 2013, 08:57 AM IST

How the brain tracks fast-moving tennis balls

For the first time, vision scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have pinpointed how the brain tracks fast-moving objects.

May 09, 2013, 18:47 PM IST

Does antimatter exhibit antigravity?

Four University of California, Berkeley, physicists are trying to find out whether matter and antimatter are affected differently by gravity.

May 01, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

Sanofi launches new antimalarial drug

The pharmaceutical company Sanofi has launched the large-scale production of a partially synthetic version of artemisinin.

Apr 12, 2013, 16:24 PM IST

Rising temperature difference between hemispheres could alter rain patterns

Due to global climate change, the Northern Hemisphere is becoming warmer than the Southern Hemisphere and this rising temperature difference could significantly alter tropical precipitation patterns.

Apr 03, 2013, 16:28 PM IST

Exocomets `may be as common as exoplanets`

Comets - dubbed "exocomets" - are just as common in other stellar systems with planets, researchers say.

Jan 08, 2013, 14:20 PM IST

Why species stay or go in response to climate change

In two new studies, researchers have provided a clearer picture of why some species move according to climate change, and where they go.

Aug 18, 2012, 21:04 PM IST

Baby brains bring smarter computers closer to reality

Researchers are tapping the cognitive smarts of babies, toddlers and preschoolers in their bid to facilitate computers to think more like humans.

Mar 14, 2012, 20:30 PM IST

Baby brains bring smarter computers closer to reality

Researchers are tapping the cognitive smarts of babies, toddlers and preschoolers in their bid to facilitate computers to think more like humans.

Mar 14, 2012, 20:30 PM IST