science

Brain diseases influence speaking ability, study shows

Researchers from the UC San Francisco Memory and Aging Center and Neuroimaging Research Unit and Neurology Unit at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan collaborated to conduct the language study.

Jan 12, 2020, 20:03 PM IST

Staying glued to screens for long hours might adversely affect development of children: Study

Staying glued to screens for long hours might adversely affect the development of young children, suggested a recent study.The time children spend glued to phones, TVs and laptops went up from 53 minutes in a day for 12-month olds to in excess of 150 minutes within just 3 years according to a study from the National Institutes of Health and New York University Langone Medical Center.

Jan 05, 2020, 00:01 AM IST

Old newspapers can be used to grow carbon nanotubes: Study

The new study, published in the - MDPI Journal C - details the research experiments carried out in producing carbon nanotubes which could have the potential to solve some of the problems associated with their large scale production.

Nov 24, 2019, 19:49 PM IST

Medical equipment to be infection-free now, says study

It was recently published in the American Chemical Society journal that Candida albicans, a commonly found microbe, can turn deadly when it colonises on devices such as catheters implanted in the human body. While commonly found in healthy people, this microbe can become a serious problem for those who are seriously ill or immune-suppressed.

Nov 11, 2019, 16:49 PM IST

Scientists develop new DNA analysis tool that can help nab criminals

Scientists have developed a new test that can reveal the amount of DNA people shed.

Oct 07, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

Novel insect-inspired flying robot developed

Scientists say they have developed a novel autonomous flying robot that mimics the rapid flight of insects.

Sep 14, 2018, 13:39 PM IST

Chandra Grahan tonight - Watch Lunar Eclipse and Blood Moon Live streaming on your mobile phone

The century's longest Lunar Eclipse or Purna Chandra Grahan will be witnessed by the world shortly. 

Jul 27, 2018, 22:54 PM IST

Lunar Eclipse July 27-28, 2018: Here's how you can witness the rare Chandra Grahan

Young space enthusiasts may have to hope for clear skies to be able to view the breathtaking phenomenon.

 

Jul 26, 2018, 20:32 PM IST

Aliens on Mars? Liquid lake discovered on the Red Planet

The researchers said it could take years to verify whether something is actually living in this body of water that resembles a subglacial lake on Earth.

Jul 26, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Humans mated with strange Denisovan species more than once: Study

The study said that the interbreeding between modern humans and Denisovans happened in two separate instances.

Mar 17, 2018, 23:28 PM IST

'PM Modi, BJP leaders defy science', claims Congress video on National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated on February 8 every year across India.

Feb 28, 2018, 22:24 PM IST

'Science can bring world's leading superpowers together'

The Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation was signed in May this year by the foreign ministers of the eight Arctic States, including the US and Russia.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Here’s how ‘lucky’ people are different from unlucky ones

Wiseman tested his theory by teaching ‘unlucky’ people how to be lucky.

Sep 25, 2017, 21:33 PM IST

Many Delhi schools don't have science, commerce stream

The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pointed out that the distribution of schools offering science and commerce streams is "alarmingly uneven".

 

Sep 07, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

High-tech yarns generate electricity when stretched

To generate electricity, the yarns must first be either submerged in or coated with an ionically conducting material or electrolyte.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Protein rich diet may provide relief from bowel disease

Researchers sequenced DNA from the intestines of the two groups of mice. They found six bacterial species present in the mice with the immune cells but absent from the mice without them.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

'Monsoon strengthened north central India in last 15 years'

The researchers note that starting in 2002, nearly the entire Indian subcontinent has experienced very strong warming, reaching between 0.1 and 1 degree Celsius per year.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

Applying science to solve problems is a priority: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi asked officials to break silos and strongly emphasized that a mechanism be formed to document and replicate successful innovations at the grassroots level, the PMO said today.

Jul 19, 2017, 21:43 PM IST

NRI, foreign scientists to work in Indian institutes: Government

The scientists under the VAJRA programme would draw a salary of USD 15,000 in the first month and USD 10,000 each in the remaining months.

May 24, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

Brexit barriers would harm science: UK varsities

The group said that there will be "no winners" if Brexit results in barriers between researchers and has pledged to work with "all sides to secure a positive outcome".

May 23, 2017, 00:46 AM IST