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Over 9 crore casualties in 5 hours: How a Russia-US Nuclear War is likely to play out

Named Plan A, the simulation claims there will be four scenarios in a war between Russia and the US-led NATO forces. They are Nuclear Warning Shots, The Tactical Plan, The Counterforce Plan and The Countervalue Plan.

Sep 19, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Researchers identify new drug that may extend women's fertility by 6 years

The team used a microscopic worm, Caenorhabditis elegans (C.elegans), as they share many of the genes as humans, including longevity genes.

Feb 24, 2018, 13:21 PM IST

Congress failed to create jobs; PM's 'Make in India' helping big businesses only: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is currently touring the United States, has admitted that the previous governments led by his party failed to create jobs.

Sep 20, 2017, 09:52 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi questions Modi govt on job creation, but supports GST and Make in India

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is in the United States for two weeks.

Sep 20, 2017, 04:29 AM IST

United States student imprisoned in Iran is scholar, not spy - Colleagues

The Chinese-born US citizen previously worked as a Pashto translator for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan and spent time in Uzbekistan while a student at Harvard University.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Scientists call for more precision in global warming predictions

A new, more precise way to measure the effects of greenhouse gas emissions on Earth`s climate in an article was published on Thursday in the academic journal Science.

May 05, 2017, 01:10 AM IST

Pre-term babies don't use expectations to shape brain: Study

Babies born prematurely do not use their expectations about the world to shape their brains as babies born at full term do. 

Jan 27, 2017, 21:54 PM IST

Planet Earth witnessing rapid decline in oxygen levels and scientists don't know why!

The scientists have dismissed signs of immediate danger.

Sep 28, 2016, 21:05 PM IST

Tumour hardness may develop cancer cells

 Tumour hardness and hypoxia -- lack of oxygen at the tumour's core -- trigger a biological switch that causes cancer stem cells to develop, a recent study has found.

Sep 15, 2016, 00:36 AM IST

'Raghuram Rajan deserves second term at RBI'

Backing a second term for RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, leading Indian-American economist at Princeton University Avinash Dixit said the apex bank chief should have "full operational independence" when it comes to pursuing targets on employment, growth and inflation.

Jun 05, 2016, 21:53 PM IST

Won't act against students if Osama bin Laden is commemorated in Princeton: Univ Prez replies to Naidu

Expressing his views on the freedom of speech, President of Princeton University has said that the varsity will not take any disciplinary action if Osama bin Laden is commemorated on campus.

Mar 17, 2016, 19:05 PM IST

Neural activity of moving animal recorded in 3D

Researchers in Princeton University have developed an instrument that allows three-dimensional recordings of neural activity in nearly the entire brain of a free-moving animal.

Dec 31, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Healthy or sick? Tiny cell bubbles may hold answer

For decades scientists believed that the EV material released by some human cells -- which can only be seen through high-tech electron microscopes -- was nothing more than biological debris.

Dec 13, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

Army ants efficient in 'minding the gap'

Army ants are nomadic species.

Nov 30, 2015, 08:44 AM IST

Asian jumbos play key role in spreading green cover

Asian elephants play a vital role in the ecology of the forest and help spread green cover because of their eating and movement pattern, says a study by the researchers of the Indian Institute of Science and Princeton University.

Oct 04, 2015, 12:42 PM IST

Scientists calculate speed of ice formation

For the first time, researchers have directly calculated the rate at which water crystallises into ice in a realistic computer model of water molecules.

Aug 08, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

PM Modi pays tribute to mathematician John Nash, calls him 'intellectual powerhouse'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Nobel prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who was killed with his wife in New Jersey in a car crash.

May 24, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Facebook will lose 80% of its users by 2017: Study

Social networking giant Facebook`s popularity is rapidly declining, according to a new study.

Jan 22, 2014, 17:24 PM IST

Carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries

Even if carbon dioxide emissions came to a sudden halt, the greenhouse gas already present in the Earth`s atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years, a new study has found.

Nov 25, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

Eighth Princeton student diagnosed with meningitis

An eighth Princeton University student has been diagnosed with meningitis, a potentially fatal infection that causes swelling of the brain and spinal cord, a university spokesman said on Friday.

Nov 23, 2013, 10:04 AM IST