Category: Science

New research finds true what Prophet said years before: This dinner habit reduces risk of cancer

Barcelona: It has become customary to take dinner late at nights especially in marriage functions…

World’s beaches eroding in protected marine areas: Study

Washington: The world's sandy shorelines are declining in protected marine areas which could threaten plant…

NASA sees first sign of one young star devouring planets

Washington: Observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory indicates that scientists may have for the first…

Massive diamond cache detected beneath Earth’s surface

Washington: There's a load of bling buried in the Earth. More than a quadrillion tons…

Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century on July 27 – Here’re the details

Kolkata: The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century would occur on July 27,…

Dolphin population declines in India’s only dolphin sanctuary

Bhagalpur: The population of the endangered Gangetic river dolphin has declined at the Vikramshila Gangetic…

Scientists discover new ‘Meghalayan age’ in Earth’s history

London: Geologists have classified the last 4,200 years as being a distinct Earth age and…

Dolphins ‘name’ friends to recognise them: study

Sydney: Dolphins may be more akin to humans than believed, said a study released on…

Here’s how psychological science can reduce climate change

Washington There has been a good deal of consensus among scientific experts that climate change…

Origins of pottery traced to Japan: Study

London: The origins of ceramic production can be traced to Japan and closely linked with…

Ancestors made bread before advent of agriculture

Washington: Scientists have found that the oldest direct evidence of bread found to date is…

Nobel Price for a Breakthrough in Cancer: Here’s everything you need to know

Yoshinori Ohsumi, a Japanese cell biologist, born on 9th February 1945 in Japan, was awarded…

Expanding ‘dead zone’ in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears

Abu Dhabi:In the waters of the Arabian Sea, a vast "dead zone" the size of…

Britain announces its first ever spaceship launch site

London: Britain's space sector took one giant leap when the site of its first vertical…

2018 end to be busy for ISRO with several rocket launches

Chennai: The Indian space agency will have a busy year-end with several rocket launches planned…

South Africa unveils super radio telescope

Carnarvon: South Africa on Friday unveiled a super radio telescope, a first phase of what…

Tree shrews violate mammal rules!

Washington: Tree shrews, a species closely related to primates, seems to violate the mammal rules…

Dinosaurs more calorie-conscious than humans!

Washington: Vegetables consumed by herbivore dinosaurs 150 million years ago had a higher nutritional value…

NASA’s stunning footage of Cassini lands Emmy nomination

Washington: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) has nominated NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory…

First space tourist flights could come in 2019

Washington:The two companies leading the pack in the pursuit of space tourism say they are…