Category: Science

NASA scientists to use submarines to hunt for meteorite remains

Washington: Scientists from several organisations in the US, including NASA, are planning to use remote-operated submarines to hunt for the…

Gujarat: Forest department’s remarkable way to dispose waste coconut shells

Gujarat: With increasing air pollution and its adverse effects on health, more and more people are now willing to work…

UAE to tow Antarctic icebergs for water need by early 2020

Dubai: A local firm has launched an official website on United Arab Emirates (UAE)-Iceberg Project to highlight the upcoming stages…

High seas fishing would go broke without ‘massive’ subsidies: study

Tampa: Fishing on the high seas would be an unprofitable business, but for the billions of dollars in government subsidies…

Antarctic ice loss triples, boosting sea levels

Paris: Antarctica has lost a staggering three trillion tonnes of ice since 1992, according to a landmark study published Wednesday…

Fiji moves to replant, increase forest land

Suva: Fiji has launched a replanting programme for the Nadarivatu Forest Reserve in the interior of Viti Levu, the country's…

Climate change sinking Arctic archeological treasures

Canada:A mad rush is needed to preserve or catalogue thousands of Arctic archeological sites before they are washed away by…

NASA’s Hubble spots massive cluster of 10 billion-years-old stars

Washington: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected a stunning image of a huge collection of ageing stars, believed to be…

New algorithm that may predict your intelligence

New York: Be careful if you lie about your IQ as researchers have developed a machine-learning algorithm that may tell…

Silk reeling, spinning unit launched in Manipur to promote sericulture

Imphal: With an aim to encourage the local farmers to take up mulberry farming and silkworm rearing, Manipur Sericulture department…

SpaceX rocket carrying AI research blasts off for space station

Washington: A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft loaded with about 2,600 kgs of research and supplies, including experiments investigating cellular biology, Earth…

‘Flying brain’ blasts off on cargo ship toward space station

Tampa: A ball-shaped artificial intelligence robot nicknamed the "flying brain" because it is trained to follow and interact with a…

Cassini finds complex organic molecules from Saturn’s moon

Washington: NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected complex organic much larger and heavier molecules originating from Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, strengthening…

Interstellar visitor ‘Oumuamua behaves like comet: Scientists

Washington: The mysterious interstellar rock 'Oumuamua could actually be a comet, not an asteroid as earlier believed, suggests new research.…

NASA postpones James Webb Space Telescope launch to 2021

Washington: NASA has postponed the launch of its flagship James Webb Space Telescope to early 2021 owing to a range…

Scientists discover hundreds of new ‘smart genes’

Sydney: Scientists have identified hundreds of new genes associated with intelligence. In a joint research project from the University of…

NASA’s noise-reduction tech to make quieter airports a reality

Washington: Aiming to reduce aircraft noise for communities that live near airports, NASA has successfully tested new noise reduction technologies…

Virtual reality transforming cardiovascular treatment: Researchers

New York: Virtual Reality (VR)-powered head-mounted wearable devices are leading to new developments in cardiovascular treatment and improved outcomes for…

NASA’s Webb Telescope to unravel Jupiter’s Great Red Spot mystery

Washington: NASAs James Webb Space Telescope will use its unparalleled infrared capabilities to study Jupiters Great Red Spot, shedding new…

Ancient syphilis causing genomes recovered

London: Scientists have recovered the first historic genomes from a bacterium that causes syphilis -- a sexually transmitted bacterial infection…