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A strawberry, a tomato or both? 'Alien tomato' freaks out social media - Pic inside

 An image was posted by Reddit-user CroixBeans, of what looks like a strawberry inside the tomato

Mar 23, 2018, 13:28 PM IST

Stephen Hawking may have had polio, was misdiagnosed with ALS, claims medical expert

Stephen Hawking passed away in the early hours of March 14 at his Cambridge residence at the age of 76. 

Mar 21, 2018, 18:04 PM IST

Origin of life on Earth: Cyanide may have been the key ingredient

A mixture of cyanide and copper, when irradiated with ultraviolet (UV) light, may have produced simple sugars that formed a key ingredient responsible for the origin of life on Earth.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

Stephen Hawking to be laid to rest near graves of Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin

Isaac Newton was buried at the Abbey following his death in 1727, as was naturalist Charles Darwin a century and a half later in 1882.

Mar 21, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Stephen Hawking's final research paper could hold clues to prove existence of multiple universes

The paper sets out to prove the idea that our cosmos is only one of many universes.

Mar 19, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Extend research from labs to land, redefine 'R&D': PM Modi to scientists

The government has set a target of 100 GW (gigawatt) of installed solar power by 2022.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

London strip club owner remembers Stephen Hawking, his 'all-time favourite celebrity'

Despite his debilitating condition, Stephen Hawking went on to live a full life with major achievements to his name.

Mar 15, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

'It's a personal loss': Stephen Hawking's Indian student remembers the scientific legend

Stephen Hawking reached out into the depths of the universe with his mind and decoded the mysterious cosmos for the common people.

Mar 14, 2018, 16:17 PM IST

Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein share a significant date

The two famous physicists who in their own inspiring ways changed the way we see the universe, share the significant date.

Mar 14, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Stephen Hawking no more: Why he considered AI a threat to humanity

The cosmologist stressed upon the increasing developments in AI and while he lauded the progress, he also feared that machines will one day be more dominant than human beings.

Mar 14, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

Stephen Hawking: Famous quotes and facts that inspired the world

Diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 1963 at the age of 21, Hawking was given only a few years to live, but he defied the odds and survived for more than half a century.

Mar 14, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking dead at 76

British physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking died after complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Mar 14, 2018, 09:31 AM IST

Ancient giant shark tooth goes missing in Australia

One of just a few Megalodon specimens in the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, "very few people" knew of its location, he added, without elaborating on exactly how many.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

Over 500 genes associated with intelligence identified by scientists

The team not only identified 538 genes related to intellectual ability but also found 187 regions in the human genome that are linked to thinking skills.

Mar 13, 2018, 10:38 AM IST

Scientists discover new form of ice inside diamonds

Thanks to their discovery, ice-VII has been recognized for the first time as a mineral in the International Mineralogical Association.

Mar 12, 2018, 12:08 PM IST

Ancient microbes produced oxygen earlier than thought

Oxygenic photosynthesis uses light energy to split water molecules, releasing oxygen, electrons and protons.

Mar 08, 2018, 18:17 PM IST

127 million-year-old fossil of smallest known prehistoric baby bird discovered

The fossil is made up of a nearly complete skeleton and would have weighed just three ounces when it was alive.

Mar 06, 2018, 11:55 AM IST

How NASA space tech has made it to the Oscars

In 2016, Epner's reputation for durable and brilliant gold coatings, built in part through its many years working for NASA, brought a new client -- the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 

Mar 05, 2018, 18:22 PM IST

AI-based floating head to assist ISS astronauts

Airbus, an aeronautics company based in the Netherlands, is developing CIMON (Crew Interactive MObile CompanioN), an AI-based space assistant for Germany's DLR Space Administration.

Mar 05, 2018, 15:00 PM IST

Signal from Universe's first stars detected using a radio antenna

Models of the early universe predict such stars were massive, blue and short-lived. 

Mar 02, 2018, 16:11 PM IST