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Kerala scientist finds `oil-eating` bacteria

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:35

A scientist from Kerala has discovered three new species of oil-degrading bacteria from industrial waste.

Scientist claims Ukraine air crash tragedy an attempt to wage World War III

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 16:13

Scientist Jayaprabhu, who claimed to have located the debris of the missing MH370 airliner, claimed that the tragedy of MH17 Boeing was to initiate a World War III by certain people.

Probiotics help reduce fat in liver

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:59

For people suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, eating probiotics for a month can help diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver.

World is getting warmer: Global climate report

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 03:29

The world is getting warmer, as greenhouse gases reach historic highs and Arctic sea ice melts, making 2013 one of the hottest years on record, international scientists said today.

Bigger brain space leads to lesser confusion between similar memories: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:54

A new research has revealed that there would be less confusion between similar memories, which overlap physically in the brain, if the brain area responsible for them is larger.

19,000 protein-producing genes in humans: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 16:21

In a new research, scientists have found the number of protein generating genes in humans to be 19,000 - 1,700 fewer than the most recent annotation and well below the initial estimations of 100,000 genes.

A mountain named Mt. Sinha

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 14:13

Back in November, Akhouri Sinha, an Indian-American research scientist, was looking for some information to write a few words on the death of his team leader on an expedition to Antarctica in the seventies.

Scientists spot new objects beyond Pluto

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:07

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered two new objects beyond Pluto for NASA`s New Horizons spacecraft to visit.

Govt scientist caught taking photos inside WB Assembly

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:53

A senior scientist was spotted clicking photos with his mobile camera inside the Assembly when a minister was replying to a debate on the grant for budgetary demands.

US-based scientist makes potent version of H1N1 flu

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 03:44

A US-based Japanese scientist said Wednesday he has succeeded in engineering a version of the so-called swine flu virus that would be able to evade the human immune system.

Indian-American scientist gets mountain named after him in Antarctica

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 17:09

Indian-American scientist Akhouri Sinha got a rare honour with a mountain named after him in Antarctica in recognition of the pioneering biological research expedition he has done which provided critical data about animal populations.

Spanish scientists discover that some satellites were mistaken

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 19:15

The 2011-2012 eruption of El Hierro volcano in Spain`s Canary Islands caused such changes in the surrounding sea that it became a bank of opportunities for all kinds of scientific projects, like the one that just found flaws in the sensors of three earth observation satellites.