First `sibling` of Sun discovered

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.

Oxygen mars adult heart`s ability to regenerate: Study

Know why newborn animal`s heart can heal itself completely but the adult heart lacks this ability? The answer is in oxygen.

US researchers develop `1,000 times more sensitive` sports doping test

American researchers have reportedly developed a new way to detect performance-enhancing drugs, which they claim is `1,000 times more sensitive` than current tests.

Now, vaginal cream to prevent HIV transmission

Scientists claim to have developed a new vaginal cream, made-up of silver nanoparticles, that can prevent the transmission of HIV by inactivating the deadly virus.
The cream, when applied, starts to work in less than a minute, and has an effective protection of up to 72 hours, researchers said.

Climate change causing Earth`s poles to shift

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

New 3-D imaging technique developed

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

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`

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

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

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!

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!

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

Now, system that helps computers learn natural language

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

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.

People with a disability likelier to be obese

Adults with a disability are more likely to be obese or extremely obese, according to a study.

Middle-aged men taking testosterone triple in last decade

A new study has found that the percentage of middle-aged men in the United States taking testosterone to treat symptoms of low testosterone, or "low T," has increased substantially in recent years.

Twitter: A popular source for vaccine information

Twitter has emerged as a popular and reliable source for receiving and sharing new information about vaccines, a new US study has found.

Gene that regenerates heart tissue identified

Scientists have identified a specific gene that regulates the heart`s ability to regenerate after injuries.

`Post-mortem` gives insight into Kepler`s supernova

An analysis of X-ray observations from the Japan-led Suzaku satellite has concluded that an exploding star observed in 1604 by the German astronomer Johannes Kepler held a greater fraction of heavy elements than the sun.

Low-cal diet `just as good as surgery` for diabetes

A low-calorie diet is just as effective as drastic stomach surgery at reducing diabetics` blood glucose levels, according to new research.