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Inhaling extra oxygen could help fight cancer: study


Scientists claim to have found that inhaling supplemental oxygen could awaken ‘sleepy’ tumour-fi... »

NASA reproduces 3 key building blocks of life in lab


NASA scientists studying the origin of life have reproduced three key components of our heredita... »

IRNSS-1D satellite launch deferred due to anomaly


The launch of India’s fourth Navigation Satellite, IRNSS-1D, scheduled for March 9 from Sriharik... »

SpaceX rocket blasts off with world's first all-electric satellites


A Space Exploration Technologies rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sun... »

Cartilage developed from stem cells for arthritis cure


Scientists have successfully developed healthy cartilage from embryonic stem cells, a breakthrou... »

MOM views Mars albedo; will help study its surface properties

ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission payload views the albedo of Mars. Credits: ISRO Facebook page


India’s Mars Orbiter Mission payload has viewed the albedo of Mars that will be useful to study its surface properties, Indian Space Research Organisation said today. “The map presented... »

Govt committed to encourage research: PM

Narendra Modi


On National Science Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to the scientists and said the government is committed to encouraging research and innovation in the field. <... »

DRDO, industry urged to form consortium to sell products

Ch R S Sarma

The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian industry must form a consortium to sell products in the domestic as well as international markets to make India a global p... »

Asian gerbils, not rats, to blame for bubonic plague


Giant gerbils from Asia, and not the much maligned rats, may be to blame for the outbreaks of Black Death pandemic that swept across Europe, killing tens of millions of people, scientists say.... »

NASA Curiosity rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

This self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the


NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie which shows the one-tonne robotic vehicle at the “Mojave” site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission’s second taste of Mount Shar... »

New blood test for early cancer detection


Researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have developed a new blood test that may detect a broad range of cancers in the earliest stages by forcing tumours to create a unique protein. ... »
Multiple Sclerosis Research

Indian scientist awarded €1.5 million grant

Gurumoorthy Krishnamoorthy


A young Indian scientist based in Germany has been awarded a grant of 1.5 million euros to investigate the role of gut microbiota in autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system such as Multi... »

First spacewalk to let space taxis park on ISS completed


NASA astronauts at International Space Station (ISS) have successfully completed first of the three spacewalks to create parking spots for Boeing and SpaceX to deliver astronauts to the orbital la... »

New antibody offers hope for effective dengue treatment

Over the last 50 years, the incidence of dengue virus has increased by 30 times worldwide.


Researchers have identified a powerful antibody which requires a minute amount to neutralise the dengue virus, paving the way for effective treatment of the mosquito-borne infection.A ne... »

First India-US space security dialogue to be held in March


The first India-US Space Security Dialogue would be held in early March in New Delhi, the State Department has said.The US Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Co... »

Scientists develop cheap solar cells from shrimp shells

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile

Gold nanotubes can destroy cancer cells

Mysterious giant clouds spotted on Mars

Seven genes tied to intellectual disability found

BrahMos missile successfully test-fired from INS Kolkata

Cancer drug may treat drug-resistant leukaemia

Death signs in cancer patients identified

Treadmill performance can predict longevity: study


Your performance on a treadmill may tell how long you are going to live, a new large-scale study has claimed. Analysing data from 58,000 heart stress tests, cardiologists at the Johns Hop... »

Nayudamma memorial lecture on March 1

Our Bureau

Yelavarthy Nayudamma Memorial Award 2014 will be conferred jointly on two women scientists here on Sunday at 6.30 p.m at N.R.S Kalyana Kala Sadan, according to a press release... »

NASA astronaut faces suit malfunction during spacewalk

A file image of NASA astronaut Terry Virts


A US astronaut found water pooling in his helmet right after completing a six-plus hour spacewalk on Wednesday, raising new concerns about flaws with NASA’s spacesuits. The water inside T... »

Russia confirms will use International Space Station till 2024


Russia will continue using the International Space Station along with NASA until 2024, its space agency said, after Moscow had threatened to stop financing it in 2020. Roscosmos has final... »

27 Indian satellites currently operational: Govt

M. Annadurai, Programme Director, Indian Remote-Sensing Satellites (IRS) and Small Satellites Systems (SSS), with a model of the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft. (file photo)


As many as 27 satellites, including 11 which facilitate the communication network in the country, are currently operational and one more is to be launched next month, the Lok Sabha was informed to... »

Stempeutics eyes partnership to manufacture stem cell isolation device

Our Bureau

Stempeutics Research, a group company of Manipal Education & Medical Group is looking for partners to make and distribute its product Stempeutron to market. The company which is into... »

New app to speed research data collection


Scientists have developed a new web application that speeds up researchers’ data collection. American University sociology Professor Michael Bader and colleagues used the app to rate 150... »

Brain area for speech shuts down when talking


A brain area, long recognised as the command centre for human speech, actually shuts down when we talk, scientists have found. Broca’s area of the brain has been recognised as the command... »

New gene that may help reduce risk of GM crops identified


Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have identified a gene that may help reduce contamination of conventional crops by genetically modified (GM) crops.The plant gene discovered b... »

Tapan Misra takes over as ISRO's Space Applications Centre director

Tapan Misra

Anil Urs

Tapan Misra, Scientist and Deputy Director, Microwave Remote Sensing Area of ISRO’s Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad, has assumed the office of the Director, SAC. Tapan Misra gr... »

NASA spacecraft spots two moons orbiting Pluto

Modi visits National Centre for Biological Sciences

NASA to send submarine to Saturn’s moon Titan

Scientists develop molecule to treat inflammatory diseases

Geeta Varadan, Tessy Thomas bag Nayudamma award

China’s first female astronaut becomes mom, resumes training

NASA unveils ‘dark side’ of the Moon

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