May 9, 2013
From training new recruits to designing new cars, organisations are using gaming techniques to make it more interesting.
Rio De Janeiro, May 6
A large mass of granite has been found on the seabed off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, suggesting that a continent may have existed in the Atlantic Ocean, a Japanese agency and the Brazilian govern...
London, Apr 5
The number of people living on the Earth will stabilise around the middle of the century, scientists have predicted. The findings, obtained with a model used by physicists, coincide with...
Washington, Mar 19
NASA’s rover Curiosity has found evidence of water-bearing minerals in rocks on Mars, providing more proof that water once flowed on the surface of the red planet.
Last week, the rover’s...
Washington, Mar 1
NASA Scientists claim to have discovered a third radiation belt around the Earth, which may lead to a revision of a more than 50-year-old theory about the planet’s radiation zones. The V...
London, Feb 27
India has become the world’s first country to launch a smartphone into space — loaded with a number of experimental ‘Apps’, some serious and some just for fun. The British-built Strand-1...
Washington, Feb 18
Researchers have detected traces of water within the crystalline structure of one of the oldest rocks obtained from the Apollo missions on Moon.
The new findings indicate that the early M...
Washington, Feb 8
NASA plans to launch a new mission in 2016 to find potentially hazardous asteroids and predict their impact threat to Earth. NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission will arrive...
Melbourne, May 20
High-intensity active video games may improve cardiovascular health in children, according to a new study.While other studies have assessed children’s energy expenditure and physical activi...
London, May 8
The European Space agency is set to launch a new innovative Earth explorer satellite in 2020 to map and monitor the global forests - our planet’s most important natural resources.ESA’s Eart...
Washington, April 7
Big Bang remix! Scientists have devised an audio recreation of the Big Bang—in high fidelity—that started our universe nearly 14 billion years ago.A decade ago, spurred by a question for a...
Washington, Mar 20
Astronomers from the Herschel Space Observatory have spotted 15 new protostars, surrounded in an envelope of dust and gas, in the constellation Orion near our Milky Way galaxy. “Herschel...
Beijing, Mar 1
China has upgraded its rockets for an upcoming lunar mission, keeping up with its plan to emerge as a major power in space technology rivalling US and Russia. China has developed a modif...
London, March 1
Astronomers have captured the first direct images of a forming planet still embedded in a thick disc of gas and dust surrounding a young star, just 335 light-years from Earth.Using European...
Kolkata, Feb 19
The Earth revolves round the Sun, which lies at the centre of the universe. A theory by Nicolaus Copernicus that changed the way the solar system was perceived.
Google on Tuesday celebrat...
London, Feb 18
Jupiter’s moon Europa is the most likely candidate in the Universe beyond the Earth that could harbour life, NASA scientists believe.
Researchers say Europa, the sixth closest moon to Jup...
London, Feb 5
Men who take vitamin C supplements regularly run a higher risk of developing kidney stones, a new study has claimed. However, no increased risk was found between kidney stones and multivita...