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World in 2020 resembles 1918 despite science advance

As in 1918's Spanish flu, people are again hearing hollow assurances at odds with the reality on ground

08 May 2020 11:45 AM

Imagining a safe India, after coronavirus

How should India reimagine and remake a post-coronavirus future?

15 Apr 2020 3:42 AM

Rise of the machines! A robot that can 'grow, retract, re-grow to different shape'

MIT engineers have developed a robot designed to extend a chain-like appendage flexible enough to twist and turn in any configuration.

11 Nov 2019 7:51 AM

Here's how plants can remain green throughout the year

It mimics abscisic acid, or ABA, the natural hormone produced by plants in response to drought stress.

26 Oct 2019 11:53 AM

Researchers close to developing short-term earthquake forecast system

This data can help experts develop short-term earthquake forecast methods.

25 Oct 2019 9:26 AM

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There might be Earth-like planets in the universe

They are Earth-like and Mars-like in terms of their oxidized iron.

22 Oct 2019 8:41 AM

People admire superheroes for these reasons

People best liked the heroes they rated as most moral, and least liked villains they rated as most immoral.

14 Oct 2019 8:04 AM

Home designs speak about one's personality

Being in a certain location dramatically constrains or facilitates certain emotional experience.

14 Oct 2019 7:35 AM

Need to increase women participation in science field: President Kovind

Vardhan also presented the President a Fuel Cell Prototype developed by CSIR labs.

27 Sep 2019 11:26 AM

Now you can defrost surfaces in seconds!

The researchers established a technique that melts the ice where the surface and the ice meet, so the ice can simply slide off.

09 Sep 2019 7:46 AM

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Assam BJP MLA 'scientifically' defends claim cows give more milk listening to flute

He asserted that 'we are going to bring this technique back to modern times.'

28 Aug 2019 9:51 AM

Scientists aim to create world’s first Humanimals

Yes, you read that right!

31 Jul 2019 12:02 PM

Scientists develop artificial throat that could someday aid mute people speak

To make their artificial throat, the researchers laser-scribed graphene on a thin sheet of polyvinyl alcohol film.

25 Jul 2019 2:13 PM

NASA to explore giant asteroid that makes everyone on earth a billionaire

16 Psyche is a giant metal asteroid that comprises of iron and nickel and was first discovered on March 17, 1852.

28 Jun 2019 11:08 AM

Cruising nebula with nothing but photons to power flight

No engine, no fuel, and no solar panels, but instead harnessing the momentum of packets of light energy aka photons, in this case our Sun.

20 Jun 2019 5:27 PM

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Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice

A Yakutia resident, Pavel Yefimov, found the head last summer on the banks of the Tirekhtyakh River.

18 Jun 2019 3:29 PM

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed

Public health experts say this underscores the importance of factors beyond medicine.

18 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

Solar panels could allow schools to meet 75 per cent of electricity requirements

The study suggested investments in the right solar projects could free up much-needed money in schools' budgets.

04 May 2019 1:37 PM

'Gau Mutr' can cure cancer, control blood pressure: Sadhvi Pragya

When questioned about the controversies surrounding cows, Sadhvi Pragya said it was traumatic to see how cows are being treated in India.

23 Apr 2019 4:18 PM

Teachers use waste products demontrate magic of science

A group of Amravati-based science teachers are demonstrating zero-budget experiments to show students how science operates in the real world.

10 Dec 2018 1:45 AM

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