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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 discipline.

Aug 19, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

Indian scientists discover sub-Saturn like planet around Sun-like star

The planet, discovered by a team of Indian scientists, will be known as EPIC 211945201b or K2-236b.

Jun 22, 2018, 17:02 PM IST

On National Science Day, a look at 7 Indian scientists who changed the world

To honour those brilliant minds who have helped and are helping the nation progress scientifically, February 28 is celebrated as National Science Day in India.

Feb 28, 2018, 19:14 PM IST

National Science Day: Seven Indian scientists who changed the world

To honour those brilliant minds who have helped and are helping the nation progress scientifically, February 28 is celebrated as National Science Day in India.

Feb 28, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

Significant rise in number of Indian scientists returning to country: Government

A total of 649 Indian scientists returned to the country to work in Indian institutes and universities over the last five years as against 243 during 2007-12, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Dec 20, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Indian scientists work on tweaking microbial minions to treat pancreatitis

Indian scientists say tweaking the bacterial milieu in the intestine could be potentially therapeutic in treating chronic pancreatitis, a disease that cripples the body`s ability to digest food and regulate blood sugar and could even lead to diabetes.

May 04, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Jamun used to create low-cost solar cells by Indian scientists

Researchers used naturally occurring pigment found in jamun as an inexpensive photosensitiser for Dye Sensitised Solar Cells (DSSCs) or Gratzel cells.

Apr 30, 2017, 22:37 PM IST

PM Modi lauds Indian scientists and their contribution towards nation building on National Science Day

Lauding their efforts on National Science Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the role of the scientific community in nation building and particularly saluted CV Raman in this regard.

Feb 28, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

Indian scientists can make technology cheaper for breast cancer detection, says US scientist

Indians are incredibly good at making technology better, faster and cheaper," she said.

Feb 28, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Indian scientists develop insulin-like oral substance 'Dimpi' to fight diabetes

Over 400 million people across the world grapple with the disease and India figures among the top countries with a high diabetic population. 

Feb 16, 2017, 12:20 PM IST

Neutron stars generating gravitational waves continuously, say Indian scientists

Neutron stars are the densest observable objects in the universe, with a fistful of stellar material outweighing a mountain on Earth.

Dec 15, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

Honey – The secret natural cure for oral cancer wounds!

In a significant finding, after years of research, a group of Indian scientists have found out that honey can help treat oral cancer wounds.

Nov 29, 2016, 23:30 PM IST

Revealed – Link between between obesity, diabetes!

With 9.8 million obese men and 20 million obese women (fifth and third rank respectively in the world in 2014), according to a study published in The Lancet journal, it is a double whammy for India.

Sep 07, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

'Climate change probably not responsible for Harappan civilisation collapse'

Study suggests that the climate was probably not the sole cause of Harappan decline.

May 30, 2016, 17:04 PM IST

Did this Indian scientist predict gravitational waves thirty years ago?

Dhurandhar, who was one of the 1,000 key scientists involved in detecting the gravitational waves, suggested the existence of these weak waves as early as 1980s.

Feb 12, 2016, 20:49 PM IST

Gravitational waves discovery elates Indian scientists

According to the city-based International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), gravitational waves carry information about their origins and the nature of gravity.

Feb 12, 2016, 19:22 PM IST

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Final journey of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad will be conducted today in his native state, Karnataka.

Feb 12, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

Cosmic breakthrough: PM Modi lauds role of Indian scientists

PM Modi also lauded the role of Indian scientists in the historic project.

Feb 11, 2016, 22:33 PM IST

Zika virus breakthrough: World's first vaccine to combat mosquito-borne disease developed in India

The breakthrough development came amidst a worlword scare about the deadly mosquito-borne virus which prompted the World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare a global health emergency.

Feb 03, 2016, 14:41 PM IST

Indian scientists breed high-yield super arhar variety

The Indian scientists have found a new form of arhar pulse called PADT-16 which takes less time in cultivation than the arhar dal.

Jan 21, 2016, 11:26 AM IST