Mysterious dark matter 'axion' detected in X-ray sky
Mysterious dark matter 'axion' detected in X-ray sky

A new space study detected mysterious dark matter-'axions' in the X-Ray sky.

ISL: Syed Rahim Nabi doubtful of Mumbai second fixture
ISL: Syed Rahim Nabi doubtful of Mumbai second fixture

Mumbai City FC captain Syed Rahim Nabi is doubtful for their next ISL fixture against Pune City FC after sustaining an ankle injury during the lung opener against Atletico de Kolkata here on Sunday.

Protein in living bacterial cells mapped

Scientists have for the first time mapped the atomic structure of a protein within a living cell.

England injury scares for Jason Roy, Tim Bresnan
England injury scares for Jason Roy, Tim Bresnan

Uncapped South Africa-born batsman Jason Roy suffered an injury scare on Sunday, hours after being included in England`s 14-man squad for next weekend`s Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston.

Emelia Gorecka overcomes all the odds to run in Glasgow

When England’s Emelia Gorecka runs in the 5,000 metres final at the Commonwealth Games she will know any temporary pain on the track will be nothing compared to what she has been through just to get to Glasgow.

No fracture for Ian Bell after thumb blow against India

There was relief for England after senior batsman Ian Bell was found not to have suffered a fractured thumb while fielding against India in the ongoing third Test at Southampton on Tuesday.

X-ray for Ian Bell after thumb blow against India

England`s Ian Bell was sent for an X-ray after suffering a thumb blow while fielding during the third day of the third Test against India at Southampton on Tuesday.

`Mysterious` X-ray signal could be dark matter candidate

Researchers are mystified by a mysterious X-ray signal which has been found in a detailed study of galaxy clusters using NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA`s XMM-Newton.

Clouds circling supermassive black holes spotted

Astronomers have reported seeing huge clouds of gas orbiting supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies.

Smaller black holes have bigger appetites than larger ones

A new study suggests that a relatively small black hole (20-30 times the mass of our Sun) can sustain a hugely voracious appetite while consuming material in an efficient and tidy manner - something that was previously thought impossible.

Scientists develop new X-ray device

Scientists have developed a novel method to generate research-quality X-rays using a powerful `tabletop` laser.

Early Earth harboured lava oceans

The young Earth`s mantle harboured two magma oceans which were layered like a pudding cake, scientists say.

Tigress X-rayed in Sundarbans after found struggling to walk

A young tigress has been put through an X-ray examination in the wild perhaps for the first time in a new initiative to treat animals after the big cat was found struggling to walk.

NASA`s NuSTAR spacecraft detects 10 supermassive black holes

NASA`s new black-hole-hunter spacecraft - NuSTAR - has detected its first 10 supermassive black holes, lying at the hearts of distant galaxies between 0.3 and 11.4 billion light-years from Earth.

New X-rays can sniff out gold with greater accuracy than ever before

Scientists have fine-tuned a method called gamma-activation analysis, which is claimed to be far better at detecting gold than the current industry standard.

Non flying dinosaurs evolved `flight ready` brains

Some non-avian dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary to fly before they actually took to the air as birds, a new study has revealed.

Airport scanners emit less radiation than thought

A new US report shows that people absorb less radiation from airport body scanners than they do while standing in line waiting for the scan itself.

X-ray experiments help recreate `dinobird` plumage patterns

X-ray experiments allowed a team of scientists to recreate the plumage pattern of an extinct bird for the very first time.

Obese patients `more exposed to radiation`

Obese individuals could be exposed to higher levels of radiation during routine X-ray and CT scans as most medical imaging equipments are not designed with overweight.

Magic bullet `to detect early cancers`

Scientists claim to have devised a "magic bullet" to detect very early cancers.