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New skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen levels in body

New skin-like sensor maps blood-oxygen levels in body

US engineers have developed a new lightweight, thin and flexible sensor that can map bloodoxygen levels over large areas of skin, tissue and
09 Nov 2018, 03:04 AM IST
Indian, US satellites find black hole that spins near maximum possible rates

Indian, US satellites find black hole that spins near maximum possible rates

Scientists using data from Indias first dedicated astronomy satellite, AstroSat, and NASAs Chandra Xray Observatory have found that a black
02 Nov 2018, 02:43 AM IST
New laser technique to help develop efficient clean fuels

New laser technique to help develop efficient clean fuels

Scientists have developed a new laser technique that may help find sustainable ways to replace fossil fuels with more efficient clean energy
01 Nov 2018, 02:51 AM IST
NASA sets record with supersonic parachute for Mars 2020 mission

NASA sets record with supersonic parachute for Mars 2020 mission

NASAs supersonic parachute that will play a key role in landing its stateoftheart Mars 2020 rover has created a world record by deploying in
31 Oct 2018, 02:30 AM IST
Earth's dust cloud satellites confirmed

Earth's dust cloud satellites confirmed

Scientists may have confirmed two elusive clouds of dust first reported in 1961, located just 400,000 kilometres away from the Earth The clo
30 Oct 2018, 12:21 AM IST

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First evidence of moon outside our solar system: Astronomers

Using the Hubble Space Telescope and the Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have found the first compelling evidence for a Neptunesized moon orbiting a giant gas planet 8,000 ligh
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Extremely distant solar system object discovered

Scientists have discovered a distant object at the edge of the solar system, which completes one orbit around the Sun every 40,000 years, a finding that supports the presence of Pl
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AI may help predict why children struggle at school

Using machine learning a type of artificial intelligence AI could help develop better predictions of why children struggle at school, scientists say The researchers from the Univ
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Six incredible diamond facts that you won’t believe are true

Diamonds splendor has been appreciated for centuries, the worldfamous diamond, such as, the Great Mughal, Kohinoor, Regent, Florentine, DaryaiNoor, Pigott, Tavernier, Nassak were p
29 Sep 2018, 12:11 AM IST

Scientists identify earliest known animal 558 million years ago

A new study has revealed that the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record lived 558 million years ago The study published on Thursday in the journal Science said that sc
22 Sep 2018, 12:04 AM IST

ESA's Gaia detects unexpected disruption in Milky Way

The Milky Way galaxy is still enduring the effects of a near collision that likely took place sometime in the past 300900 million years and set millions of stars moving like ripple
21 Sep 2018, 12:05 AM IST

Silver nanoparticles harming marine life

Silver nanoparticles, increasingly used in personal care products and the pharmaceutical industry, is toxic for fishes and may be harming marine life, a study has found Researchers
20 Sep 2018, 01:04 AM IST

NASA planet hunting probe shares first image

NASAs latest planet hunting probe has beamed back its first science image, which captures a wealth of stars and other cosmic objects in the southern sky
19 Sep 2018, 03:31 AM IST

Martian dust storm clearing over Opportunity rover: NASA

A global dust storm that enshrouded Mars halting operations for NASAs Opportunity rover continues to abate, raising scientists hopes to hear back from the 15yearold, solarpowered
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NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some hazards that astronauts can encounter on a continual b
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AI robots could develop prejudice on their own

Artificially intelligent machines could demonstrate prejudice by simply identifying, copying and learning this behaviour from one another, according to a study Researchers from Car
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Towering hexagonal vortex spotted on Saturn

Scientists have discovered a unique hexagonal vortex on Saturns North Pole a towering atmospheric structure of whirling fluids that spans hundreds of kilometres in height The Cass
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Satellites more at risk from solar wind than space storm

Satellites are more likely to be at risk from highspeed solar wind than a major geomagnetic storm, according to a study Researchers, including those from British Antarctic Survey,
06 Sep 2018, 12:30 AM IST

World's oldest cheese found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb

Researchers have found the worlds most ancient solid cheese in a 3,200yearold Egyptian tomb, as well as evidence of a potentially deadly disease
18 Aug 2018, 01:45 AM IST

Fixed dose drug combinations

An expert panel formed by an apex advisory board on drugs to review the safety, efficacy and therapeutic justification of 349 fixed dose combination FDC medicines, which were banne
31 Jul 2018, 12:20 AM IST

National Mission for Manuscripts

In 2003, National Mission for Manuscripts NMM, a Mission mode Project, was launched by the Ministry of Culture for documentation, conservation, preservation and digitization of man
29 Jul 2018, 11:23 PM IST

Coal-Based Methanol

The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical Fertilizers, Mansukh L Mandaviya, recently informed the Lok Sabha that NITI Aayog has set up an apex c
29 Jul 2018, 04:11 AM IST

What's a GMO

A GMO, or genetically modified organism, is a plant, animal, microorganism or other organism whose genetic makeup has been modified in a laboratory using genetic engineering or tra
28 Jul 2018, 04:03 AM IST

Main features of Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

Parliament on July 25 passed a bill that seeks to prevent big economic offenders like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi from fleeing the country and evading the legal process The Fugitiv
27 Jul 2018, 03:20 AM IST

Privilege motion

Congress Party on July 24 moved a breach of privilege notice in the Lok Sabha against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, alleging that they were
26 Jul 2018, 03:44 AM IST