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First `sibling` of Sun discovered

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 10:14

Researchers have identified the first "sibling" of the Sun - a star that was almost certainly born from the same cloud of gas and dust as our star.

Bond-style one-way sound device developed

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:36

Scientists have developed a new `Bond-style` device that may allow spies to listen to someone without having to worry about being heard.

Climate change causing Earth`s poles to shift

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 13:50

Researchers have said that climate change is causing the location of North Pole location to drift.

New 3-D imaging technique developed

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 12:59

Scientists have developed a new 3-D imaging technique that allows for more accurate approximations of the shapes of the original objects.

New 3-D imaging technique developed

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 18:53

Scientists have developed a new 3-D imaging technique that allows for more accurate approximations of the shapes of the original objects.

Conservative students to stage `immigrant game`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12:33

The Young Conservatives of Texas have announced they will play a "Catch an Illegal Immigrant Game" this week on the University of Texas at Austin, drawing condemnation from Democrats and stirring passions over an issue that has vexed the border state.

Harry Potter`s `invisibility cloak` comes closer to reality

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:24

Scientists have designed a new invisibility cloak which can hide objects over a wide range of frequencies, taking us a step closer to Harry Potter styled cloak.

Astronomers discover most distant galaxy yet

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 09:50

Astronomers have found the most distant galaxy yet, a discovery that pushes back scientists` view of the universe to about 700 million years after it is thought to have come into existence.

Your body, not just face, helps people recognise you!

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 15:19

Scientists have found that when facial features are difficult to recognise, people readily use information about someone`s body to identify them, without being aware that they are doing so.

NASA offers `dream job` of sleeping for 70 days!

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 19:13

Staying in bed does sound like a dream job and NASA is just offering that.

Now, system that helps computers learn natural language

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 16:06

A linguistics researcher has used supercomputers to develop a method for helping computers learn natural language.

GPS technology can be hacked to hijack ships and aircraft: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 15:30

A new study has revealed that the Global Positing System (GPS) is vulnerable to hackers or terrorists who could use it to hijack ships and commercial airliners.