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Scientists develop dengue drug

In a major break-through, the scientists say that they have come up with a novel plant-based drug which will cure dengue...

IRNSS launch: India’s own Regional Navigation Satellite System takes shape

India's own Regional Navigation Satellite System, the IRNSS, is all set to be completed in space on Thursday when the seventh and last of its spacecraft gets placed in orbit. The 1,425-kg satellite..

Isro's big leap, embarks on launching Indian space shuttle - Times of India

For the very first time in its history, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to undertake the maiden launch of its very own indigenous version..

Mercury Is About To Pass In Front Of The Sun, And It Should Be Incredible To Watch

It happens around 13 times a century: From our perspective, Mercury - the smallest planet in our solar system - will pass in front of the sun. Most of the world, including the United States, on Monday will be able to see the planet as a tiny black dot passing slowly ..

In pics: Inside IRNSS-1G, India’s 7th navigation satellite

India completed its landmark mission for a regional navigational system on par with US-based GPS with the successful launch of IRNSS-1G, the seventh and last in the constellation of satellites tha..

Lasers unveil secrets and mysteries of Angkor Wat

The world’s largest temple, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, was revealed by laser and radar studies to be part of a sprawling medieval metropolis...

Human embryos cultured in lab for record-breaking two weeks

Scientists successfully sustain a human embryo in a petri dish for record breaking time in a major step forward that opens debate about embryo research...

Here's Why Some People Are More Intelligent Than Others

The more variable a brain is and the more its different parts frequently connect with each other, the higher a person's intelligence quotient (IQ) and creativity are...

NASA releases High Dynamic Range rocket booster slow-motion video

US space agency NASA has added yet another feather in its cap when it released a new video showing rocket motor test in extreme slow-motion using an innovative new camera...

Why Astronomers Will Hate The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things has potential to make our lives easier, but our interconnected devices could drown out the cosmic whispers astronomers listen for...

Life on Mars may exist underneath the ground: Study

According to a research conducted at the Imperial College, London, scientists suggest that life on Mars may be present deep beneath the surface. And in order to find indicators of past or present life, scien..

Seas Aren't Just Rising, Scientists Say - It's Worse Than That. They're Speeding Up.

On a warming Earth, seas inevitably rise, as ice on land melts and makes its way to the ocean. And not only that - the ocean itself swells, because warm water expands. We already know this is happening - according to NASA, seas are currently rising at a rate of 3.5 millimeters per year, which..

A gift to people from scientists: India’s GPS named ‘NAVIC’

India’s Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) will be known to the world as NAVIC, Prime Minister Modi said on Thursday after the successful launch of IRNSS-1G, the seventh and final satellite of..

Explainer: Understanding plate tectonics

Plate tectonics is the process whereby Earth continually rebuilds itself — and causes destructive events like earthquakes and volcanic eruptions...

ISRO to test rocket that takes its fuel from air

“The mission to test the technology would be launched either in the last week of June or early July from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. The mission would ..

Archaeologists unearth mysterious magic spells with ancient skeletons in Serbia

Archaeologists are trying to decipher magic spells etched onto tiny rolls of gold and silver that they found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years ago...

Scientists find Earth-like planet circling sun’s nearest neighbour

Scientists Wednesday announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting the star nearest our Sun...

In Narcisse, Around 75,000 Snakes Are Waking Up From a Nap

Every year, thousands of snakes gather at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Canada. It's billed as the largest gathering of snakes anywhere in the world. .....

Economist suggests humans are still evolving

(—Harvard economist Jonathan Beauchamp has conducted a study of lifetime reproductive success (rLRS) of a small segment of the U.S. population and has concluded that there is evi..