Iran frees American for US-held scientist
Iran and the US conducted a prisoner exchange on Saturday that saw a detained scholar released for ...
SPV Foundation posts Rs 3 cr grant for bioscience research; TIFR scientist Vidita Vaidya bags research grant
Vidita’s Neurobiology lab at TIF...
Act now or temperatures will rise 3-5 degrees, scientists warn leaders
This steady increase in temperature that manifests as climate variabil...
Nine women scientists who are doing phenomenal work
These nine women scientists have aimed for the moon, dissected the brain and shattered glass ceilings.
Puppy found in permafrost believed to be 18,000 years old
Scientists in Russia display a puppy found preserved in permafrost in eastern Siberia believed to be 18,000 years old. It was found remarkab...
Undersea telecom cables can be used as earthquake monitoring networks: Study
The researchers, including those from the University of California (UC) Berkeley in the US, recorded a 3.5 magnitude earthquake, and seismic scattering from underwater fault zones during their four-day experiment.
Scientists deliberate better prediction of extreme weather events at IITM, Pune
Prof. Kerry Emanuel highlighted the importance of extreme events prediction. "Three times as many people live along the coasts as compared to 1971. This is much higher than the rate of population growth and highlights the need for better cyclone predictions," he said.
Photos show evidence of life on Mars, claims scientist
Courtesy photographs from various Mars rovers, Professor Emeritus William Romoser's research found numerous examples of insect-like forms, structured similarly to bees, as well as reptile-like forms, both as fossils and living creatures. Romoser noted that the images appear to show both fossilised and living creatures.
Future generations may never get to see Nemo: Clownfish 'cannot adapt to climate change'
Climate change may make it hard for both the fish and its host to survive.
Centre proposes Rs 33 crore to protect Indian satellites from space debris
In Sep, India launched the early warning system Netra (Network for Space Objects, Tracking, and Analysis) to secure its satellites and other assets in space at an estimated cost of Rs 400 crore.
Meet the citizen astronomers who chase stars
Despite many hurdles, India has a thriving citizen astronomy community — extremely tech savvy and motivated, says Vishal Upendran, a PhD scholar in Pune who classifies them into two groups — data analysers and astro-photographers.
The curious case of Vikram, India’s crashed moon lander
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter happened to pass over the Vikram landing site 10 days after its crash.
Now, a hologram that you can feel
Make the 3D apparition of your choice, from the ghoulish to the divine.
2017 North Korean nuke test equal to '17 Hiroshimas': ISRO study
Researchers led by K. M. Sreejith of the Space Applications Centre, ISRO in Ahmedabad, Gujarat noted that North Korea withdrew from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in 2003.
Volcanic rocks may trigger massive unpredicted global warming effects: Study
They created a model of changes in carbon emissions during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) - a short interval of maximum temperature lasting around 100,000 years some 55 million years ago.
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