Category: Science

Coloured bird, dinosaur eggs in same evolutionary basket

Paris: Birds have more in common with dinosaurs than previously thought as new research showed Wednesday they inherited coloured eggs…

NASA to send organs-on-chips to space

Washington: NASA is planning to send small devices containing human cells in a 3D matrix -- known as tissue chips…

South African lions first cubs born through artificial insemination

Brits: Lion cubs born in South Africa have become the first two to have come into the world using artificial…

NASA Chief, Ambassador Antonov meet to discuss US-Russian space cooperation: Statement

Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator James Bridenstine said in a statement that he discussed US-Russia space cooperation…

Study suggests Amazon forests failing to keep up with climate change

Washington: Amazon forests are failing to keep up with climate change. According to the research, effects of climate change are…

Where did Earth’s water originate from?

New York: Earth's global ocean water may have originated from both asteroidal material and gas left over from the formation…

NASA’s Ralph to explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids in 2021

Washington: NASA's Ralph, one of the most well-travelled scientific instrument, is set to explore Jupiter's Trojan asteroids aboard the Lucy…

Solar Probe ‘alive’ after being closest ever to Sun: NASA

Washington: Parker Solar Probe, NASA's historic mission to solve the mysteries of the Sun, is alive and well after skimming…

Curiosity returns to old location, back to work: NASA

Washington: Besides over two weeks of scientific operations, NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has conducted its longest drive since experiencing a…

Interstellar object Oumuamua may be ‘alien probe’: Harvard scientists

New York: The first interstellar immigrant "Oumuamua" discovered in our solar system may have been an alien probe sent to…

China developing new-generation manned rocket, spacecraft

Beijing: China is developing a new-generation manned rocket and spacecraft for its lunar exploration, said an expert, Speaking at the…

First moon walk’s commemorative plaque sold for $468,500

New York: A commemorative plaque brought to the moon on the Apollo 11 mission went under the hammer for $468,500…

Mars InSight landing site may look like a stadium parking lot

Washington: Elysium Planitia, the site chosen for the November 26 landing of NASA's InSight mission to Mars, is so plain…

Astronomers discover ancient star formed by Big Bang

Sydney: A team of astronomers have found what could be one of the universe's oldest stars, almost entirely made of…

There is new hope for spinal-cord injury patients

Bengaluru: Researchers in Hyderabad are developing a new strategy for the treatment of spinal cord injury (SCI) for which currently…

NASA grants $7 mn for new life detection

New York: NASA has awarded nearly $7 million for a fresh interdisciplinary project to detect new, non-Earth-like life on Mars,…

NASA detects smiley in new galaxy

Washington: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a formation of galaxies that looks like a smiling face, said the US…

Oceans heating faster than previously thought: study

France: The world's oceans have absorbed 60 percent more heat than previously thought over the last quarter of a century,…

New autonomous drone fleets to aid rescue operations in forests

New York: Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an autonomous system for a fleet of drones that…

Palau plans sunscreen ban to save coral

Palau: The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau will ban "reef-toxic" sunscreens from 2020 in what it claims is a…