Need to harness scientific research: Kalam

For higher competitiveness, the country needs to harness scientific researches and technologies derived from them, former President APJ Abdul Kalam has said.

Firm on reducing animals used in research: Britain

Britain has announced it would further intensify steps to reduce the use of animals in laboratory research.

Study stresses need to use results of scientific research

The success of scientific research lies also in efforts made to support "uptake efforts", meaning the successful adoption of the results in relevant fields, says a recent study.

`Idiot politicians` remark was made casually, says Bharat Ratna CNR Rao

After triggering a controversy by terming politicians as idiots for doing very little to help the scientific community, renowned scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee CNR Rao on Monday said that his remark was made casually.

Increase S&T investment, eliminate bureaucracy: Panel

Concerned over the country`s tardy progress in innovation and scientific research, the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister has "strongly recommended" increasing investment in S&T including higher education.

Chinese space station to be open to foreigners

A senior Chinese space scientist Friday said China`s space station is expected to be opened to foreign astronauts.

India, Japan agree on joint scientific research

India and Japan Saturday signed an agreement for joint research in biology, life sciences and material sciences, an official said.

Help India leapfrog in the future: PM tells scientists

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked scientists to seek newer frontiers of research, match capabilities of peers around the world and help India leapfrog.

Russia to boost scientific research: Putin

President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia will spend 2.5 percent of its GDP to boost scientific research.

Delhi govt, US institute to tie up for scientific research

The Delhi Government will
collaborate with a premier American institute to set up the
proposed Science and Technology university as well as to
promote advanced scientific research in the national capital.