Hyderabad, Feb 15
Two women scientists, Tessy Thomas and Geeta Varadan, bagged the Y Nayudamma Memorial Award for the year 2014.
Tessy Thomas is Director, Advanced Systems Laboratory of the Defence Re...
Jerusalem, Feb 3
SNIFFPHONE project will link Haick’s breathalyzer screening technology to the smartphone to provide non-invasive, fast and cheap disease detection. »
January 30, 2015
An incident involving telegraphs presaged over a century ago the phenomenon of electronic hacking and algorithmic trading in the stock markets
Mumbai, Jan 29
S Choudhary returned to India last year with a PhD from University of Freiburg in Germany and was sure industry and research organisations would welcome him with open arms but a rude shock awaited...
Hyderabad, Jan 28
The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has marked up one more technology jump as it gets ready to be inducted into the defence forces.Its engine revved up under extreme conditions without any...
Chennai, Jan 24
President Obama’s visit has put the nuclear debate on the centrestage again with implications on big-bucks commerce and energy security. But for the same reason it is useful to take note of the re...
Washington, Jan 23
How can you avoid catching swine flu? It may be as simple as staying at home and watching TV, scientists say.
Simple measures such as staying inside and watching TV can help combat potent...
London, Jan 18
At least two unknown dwarf planets may be hiding in our solar system beyond Pluto, a new study suggests.According to calculations by scientists at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM,...
Toronto, Feb 21
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...
New Delhi, Feb 14
India today successfully test-fired its 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Navy’s newest destroyer INS Kolkata.The launch off the Goa coast was “flawless” and the missi...
Bengaluru, January 31
T Suvarna Raju, who recently took charge as the chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), has led several initiatives at HAL.
While under his lea...
Washington, Jan 29
A common algae commercially grown to make fish food holds promise as a source for both biodiesel and jet fuel, according to a new study.
The researchers, led by Greg O’Neil of Western Was...
January 28, 2015
Why are women virtually non-existent in the Indian science establishment? »
Washington, Jan 25
Scientists using ice-penetrating radar data collected by NASA have created the first-ever comprehensive map of layers deep inside the Greenland ice sheet.
The new map, developed using dat...
Washington, Jan 23
A telescope aboard a prolific Sun-watching NASA spacecraft has captured its mind-boggling 100 millionth image of the Sun.
The Atmospheric Imaging Assembly, or AIA, on NASA’s Solar Dynamic...
January 20, 2015
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Mumbai, Jan 16
Using sustainable energy to fulfil the energy requirements of smart cities is the key focus of a three-day programme hosted by the Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufactures’...