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Asteroid with city-wiping potential narrowly misses hitting Earth, takes scientists by surprise

A 427-foot-wide asteroid with the potential to wipe out an entire city passed by the Earth earlier this week. However, the scientists and astronomers were not aware of the development until just days before it whizzed past the earth.

Jul 28, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Here are the Key Takeaways From PM Modi's Speech at Odisha

In this segment we bring to you the Key Takeaways From PM Modi's Speech at Odisha. Watch full video to know more.

Mar 29, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Left no stone unturned in serving the country, says Modi in Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the BJP’s electoral campaign in Odisha on Friday and attacked opposition by saying that Shouldn’t we teach a lesson to those who insult out army, scientists. Watch full video to know more.

Mar 29, 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Satte Pe Satta: Scientists successfully created Maglev train model

Around 50 Scientists have successfully created a Maglev train model. To know more watch the video

Mar 02, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

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

Simple blood test can tell if you're sticking to diet: Scientists

Clinical trials of diets and their health impacts are often plagued by participants' poor adherence to assigned diets.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Common mental health treatments may harm left-handed people: Study

It involves a mild electrical stimulation or a magnetic stimulation to the left side of the brain, to encourage approach-related emotions.

Jun 19, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

New material for next-generation flexible, stretchy electronics developed

In the future, we could even build soft robots by combining electroactive polymers," Tang said.

Jun 17, 2018, 13:36 PM IST

Human brain grown in rodents to boost treatments for neurological disorders

In a first, US scientists have grown miniature human brains or human brain organoids, in the skulls of mice, a breakthrough that could boost stem cell research as well as provide insight into neurological disorders such as autism, dementia, and schizophrenia.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:10 AM IST

Monthly dose of new antibody may halve migraine attacks

In a breakthrough, scientists have found an antibody, a monthly dose of which could halve the number of debilitating attacks of migraine on patients who have exhausted all other treatments.

Apr 19, 2018, 10:05 AM IST

Space hum may reveal hidden black holes

Scientists have developed a new technology that can listen to background humming of deep space and unveil thousands of hidden black hole collisions missed by gravitational-wave detectors.

Apr 18, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

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 analysis for covert nighttime operations.

Apr 17, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

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

80 genes that trigger depression identified

Nearly 80 genes that could be linked to depression have been identified, a finding that adds to the evidence that it is partly a genetic disorder, say scientists.

Apr 17, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

Caffeine used to create novel gels for drug delivery

Caffeine is well-known for its ability to help people stay alert, but scientists have now come up with a novel use for the stimulant - creating biocompatible gels for drug delivery and other medical applications.

Apr 16, 2018, 16:20 PM IST

Chinese scientists find ductile semiconductor for flexible electronics

Chinese scientists have found a kind of inorganic semiconductor, which has good ductility and flexibility at room temperature and may be used in flexible electronics.

Apr 16, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

Sitting for too long may increase dementia risk: Study

Sitting for too long may increase the risk of dementia in middle-aged adults, according to scientists, including one of Indian origin.

Apr 13, 2018, 13:22 PM IST

Sperm whale `clicks` help scientists understand behaviour

Scientists have recorded thousands of hours of "clicks" that sperm whales make to forage for food and communicate, helping them better understand the behaviour of one of the Southern Ocean`s key predators.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

Are frequent tremors in Uttrakhand hills indicative of big quake? 'Yes', says top disaster official

The hills of Uttarakhand are hit frequently by mild earthquakes -- as many as 51 since January 1, 2015 -- which are often dismissed as "usual occurrences".

Apr 09, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

New brain cells in the old? Study stokes debate

People as old as 79 may still generate new brain cells, US researchers said Thursday, stoking fresh debate among scientists over what happens to our brains when we age.

Apr 06, 2018, 14:12 PM IST