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World`s first room-temperature superconductor comes closer to reality

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:51

Researchers including an Indian origin scientist are now one step closer to developing the world`s first room-temperature superconductor.

Dramatic thinning of Arctic lake ice cuts winter season short by 24 days

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 12:17

Researchers have revealed that Arctic lakes have been freezing up later in the year and thawing earlier, which is creating a winter ice season about 24 days shorter than was in 1950.

Global warming to derail winter Olympics by century end?

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 12:16

By the end of this century, only six of the previous winter Olympics host cities - including Sochi in Russia - would be cold enough to reliably host the games owing to global warming threats.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield documents his space odysseys

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 19:24

The windows of a spaceship casually frame miracles. Every 92 minutes, another sunrise: a layer cake that starts with orange, followed by a thick wedge of blue and topped with richest and darkest icing decorated with stars.

Facebook, Twitter give clues to prevent disease spread

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 11:44

Facebook and Twitter could provide vital clues to control infectious diseases by using mathematical models to understand how we respond socially to biological contagions, scientists say.

Social media responses can help invent new disease control measures: Study

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 11:48

Responses on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter can help to find vital clues to control infectious diseases and in developing new control measures, a new study has revealed.

Destination Canada!

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 11:35

Interested in studying in maple leaf country? <b>Niyati Chheda Gala</b> gives you a low down on Canadian opportunities.