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Avian influenza treatments identified

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:30

In a novel discovery, scientists have identified six potential therapeutics to treat the deadly H7N9 avian influenza.

New software lets you see how your child will age

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 14:37

If you are imagining what your child will look like when he or she grows up, a computer could now answer that question in less than a minute.

Scientists develop thinnest LEDs that are stronger, more energy efficient

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 22:14

Scientists have come up with the thinnest possible LEDs, which they claim are stronger and more energy efficient than the normal ones.

Scientists discover second, secret DNA code

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 13:36

Scientists have long believed that DNA tells the cells how to make proteins. But the discovery of a new, second DNA code Thursday suggests the body speaks two different languages.

Temperature mystery of planetary atmospheres revealed

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 11:35

Researchers have said that they have solved the atmospheric peculiarity that Earth shares with Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, claiming that it is likely common to billions of planets.

Google unveils services promoting free expression

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 09:51

Google Inc will begin to shield news organizations and human rights groups from cyberattacks as part of a new package of services designed to support "free expression" on the Web, the internet giant said Monday.

Soon, 5-person submarine to take tourists 2 miles under sea

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11:27

A local submersible company Oceangate has collaborated with the University of Washington`s Applied Physics Laboratory, to construct a five-person submarine that would travel almost 2 miles below the ocean`s surface.

New technology helps blind do yoga!

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 18:10

Scientists have developed an innovative software programme that watches a user`s movements and gives spoken feedback on what to change to accurately complete a yoga pose.

First human brain-to-brain interface performed

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 16:31

Researchers have developed a non-invasive brain-to-brain interface that allows people to control each others’ motions by sending brain signal via the Internet.

Organic solar cells set to revolutionize renewable energy

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 14:39

Researchers have discovered that manipulating the `spin` of electrons in organic solar cells, a new class of solar cell mimicking the natural process of plant photosynthesis, dramatically improves their performance.

Gesture-recognition technology developed using Wi-Fi signals

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 15:30

A team, led by an Indian researcher, has developed a system which uses radio waves from Wi-Fi to sense human body movements and detect command gestures from anywhere within a home or office.

Wi-Fi signals can recognise human gestures: Researchers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 23:53

Researchers claim to have found a way to detect and recognise human gestures using only Wi-Fi signals.