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Scientists to swap dusty old kilogram for something more stable

The kilogram has been defined since 1889 by a shiny piece of platinum-iridium held in Paris.

13 Nov 2018 8:23 AM

6 science-backed ways to double your productivity at work

Productivity is not about doing more. It’s about getting things done without sacrificing everything we care about along the way.

26 Oct 2018 11:30 AM

Should babies have their genomes sequenced?

Sequencing these newborns may end the search for a diagnosis, informing medical management.

16 Aug 2018 10:54 AM

Farm friendly: Agriculture needs science, not politics

Sadly, political economy has pushed agriculture science to the background.

29 Jul 2018 2:31 AM

Oxygen levels on early Earth fluctuated several times

Oxygenation of the Earth Earth was a complex process of repeatedly trying and failing over a vast stretch of time.

11 Jul 2018 1:38 PM


Beware those scientific studies -- most are wrong, researcher warns

The problem also comes from the media, the researcher claims.

06 Jul 2018 9:58 AM

Parents feel maths toughest subject for kids, not taught well in schools: Survey

82 per cent parents believe some children have a "natural flair" for Mathematics while it is difficult for others.

12 Jun 2018 6:40 PM

This summer camp teaches children the beauty of technology

Brand iRobokid introduces summer camps for children to learn cutting edge technologies of STEM and Robotics.

22 May 2018 5:38 PM

Printing body parts in hospital shows 3D tech's growing reach

Companies are now routinely printing titanium engine parts.

06 May 2018 9:42 AM

Novel protein mat can soak up pollution: study

This opens the door to the creation of larger mats that could soak up toxic chemicals in places like war zones.

18 Mar 2018 2:46 PM


A bit of science, innovation and a lot of story telling

A bit of science, innovation and a lot of story telling

16 Mar 2018 9:28 PM

Mixology - art and science at play in a glass

Indian palette has always been spice driven and we all know the history of spices.

11 Mar 2018 4:17 PM

European art scene began with Neanderthals

New discoveries in some Spanish caves give the strongest evidence yet that Neanderthals created art.

25 Feb 2018 12:12 PM

Touchscreen games may help older dogs stay mentally fit

The fact is, however, that lifelong learning with the touchscreen can help counteract this development.

08 Feb 2018 4:52 PM

Here are reasons why having sex is good

It turns out that sex helps in everything, from burning calories to boosting the immune system and even fighting the signs of ageing.

07 Feb 2018 3:07 PM


Outdoor classes make students more open to learning: study

A sense of achievement particularly increases motivation during outdoor instruction.

07 Feb 2018 1:44 PM

Legos, video games may boost science, math skills in kids

Students tackled multiple-choice questions that required them to mentally rotate obscure shapes.

06 Feb 2018 2:22 PM

Scientists find massive Mayan society under Guatemala jungle

The study estimates that roughly 10 million people may have lived within the Maya Lowlands.

03 Feb 2018 1:48 PM

Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from Africa

Homo sapiens arose in Africa at least 3,00,000 years ago and left to colonise the globe.

01 Feb 2018 8:05 PM

Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds

A evolutionary biologist says that the discovery suggests a more colourful Jurassic World than we previously imagined.

22 Jan 2018 9:13 AM