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'In-body GPS' system can track tumours, ingestible sensors

'In-body GPS' system can track tumours, ingestible sensors

Scientists have developed a wireless 'in-body GPS' system that can pinpoint the location of ingestible implants and track tumors inside the body. 

Aug 20, 2018, 13:57 PM IST
Major scientific breakthrough: International team of scientists including 18 Indians decode complex wheat genome

Major scientific breakthrough: International team of scientists including 18 Indians decode complex wheat genome

Congratulating the Indian team involved in the research, Science and Technology Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan that this proves that our scientists are capable of matching the best in the world in any

Aug 19, 2018, 11:00 AM IST
NASA's Parker Solar Probe operating as planned say, scientists

NASA's Parker Solar Probe operating as planned say, scientists

Parker Solar Probe is humanity's first-ever mission into the Sun's atmosphere, called the corona that will directly explore solar processes that are key to understanding, forecasting space weather

Aug 18, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
Earliest galaxies in universe identified

Earliest galaxies in universe identified

Scientists found evidence that the faintest satellite galaxies orbiting our own Milky Way galaxy are amongst the very first galaxies that formed in our universe.

Aug 17, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
Novel sensors could enable 'smart garments'

Novel sensors could enable 'smart garments'

The materials used to make the sensor coating are inexpensive and relatively eco-friendly since they can be processed at room temperature with water as a solvent, researchers said.

Aug 17, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
Indians may live four years more if air is cleaned to WHO standards: Study

Indians may live four years more if air is cleaned to WHO standards: Study

A group of researchers have proposed a slew of measures to overcome the issue that includes applying monetary charges for excess emissions.

Aug 13, 2018, 15:29 PM IST
Chinese scientists create first single-chromosome yeast

Chinese scientists create first single-chromosome yeast

Brewer's yeast, one-third of whose genome is said to share ancestry with humans, has 16 chromosomes. 

Aug 03, 2018, 12:37 PM IST
NASA's SLS rocket gets major hardware boost

NASA's SLS rocket gets major hardware boost

The first major piece of core stage hardware for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is designed to herald a new era of exploration beyond low-Earth orbit, launching crew and cargo on deep space

Aug 01, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
Scientist develops new AI system to design drugs molecules from scratch

Scientist develops new AI system to design drugs molecules from scratch

New artificial intelligence, Reinforcement Learning for Structural Evolution (ReLeaSE) has the unique ability to create and evaluate new molecules, potentially accelerating the development of new

Aug 01, 2018, 13:54 PM IST
Hubble Space Telescope beams back stunning image of Milky Way's 'big sister'

Hubble Space Telescope beams back stunning image of Milky Way's 'big sister'

Image of the Milky Way's 'big sister' taken by the Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), shows that the galaxy called NGC 6744 is still actively producing new stars.

Aug 01, 2018, 12:32 PM IST
Humans outlived other species by adapting to 'extreme' climate

Humans outlived other species by adapting to 'extreme' climate

Study has found that a unique ability of homo sapiens to adapt to 'extreme' environments around the world, where other species such as the Neanderthals perished may have helped us become the last

Jul 31, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
Creating habitable environment on Mars still a far-fetched dream, say scientists

Creating habitable environment on Mars still a far-fetched dream, say scientists

Scientists have proposed terraforming to enable the long-term colonization of Mars.

Jul 31, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Scientists confirm Einstein's supermassive black hole theory

Scientists confirm Einstein's supermassive black hole theory

A team of international scientists observing a star in the Milky Way have for the first time confirmed Einstein’s 100-year-old general theory of what happens to the motion of a star passing close to

Jul 31, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Quadrillion tons of diamonds may be hidden in Earth, far from anyone's reach

Quadrillion tons of diamonds may be hidden in Earth, far from anyone's reach

Shaped like inverted mountains, cratons can stretch as deep as 200 miles through the Earth’s crust and into its mantle, geologists refer to their deepest sections as “roots.”

Jul 23, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
ISRO to deploy rover on lunar surface through Chandrayaan-2

ISRO to deploy rover on lunar surface through Chandrayaan-2

According to ISRO, Chandrayaan 2 is a completely indigenous mission which would comprise of an Orbiter, Lander and Rover. 

Jul 18, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
NASA to test 'sonic boom-less' supersonic flights using fighter F/A-18

NASA to test 'sonic boom-less' supersonic flights using fighter F/A-18

NASA is set to publicly demonstrate and test a flight manoeuvre that allows jets to travel faster than sound without generating the characteristic sonic boom.

Jul 04, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
First NASA lander to study Mars interior launched from California

First NASA lander to study Mars interior launched from California

An Atlas 5 rocket soared into space early on Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

May 05, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Artificial muscles that can lift 12,600 times their own weight

Artificial muscles that can lift 12,600 times their own weight

Using carbon fiber, a very strong light-weight material which is readily commercially available, researchers have designed artificial muscles capable of lifting up to 12,600 times their own weight.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
New AI system can recognise faces in the dark

New AI system can recognise faces in the dark

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence that can recognise a person's face even in the dark, a development that could lead to enhanced real-time biometrics and post-mission forensic

Apr 17, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
Scientists accidentally develop plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists accidentally develop plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems, a media report said.

Apr 17, 2018, 12:55 PM IST