Category: Science

Artificial reef being built near Sydney Opera House

Melbourne: Scientists will install an artificial reef in waters adjacent to the iconic Sydney Opera House, to test the potential…

Our ancestors were high-flying acrobats

New York: Our pre human ancestors were high-flying acrobats as they mastered the task of leaping through the trees, a…

Hector’s dolphin population witnesses 80 percent decline in New Zealand

New Delhi: Dolphins have always been counted among some of the most highly intelligent creatures, especially among marine animals. The…

Experts design alternative for rigid batteries which power implants

Washington: A flexible and organic alternative to provide a solution for rigid batteries that power up medical implants has been…

Tattoo: Toxic nanoparticles in inks may harm your immune system

Getting a permanent tattoo can cause toxic nanoparticles to travel inside the body, leading to chronic enlargement of the lymph…

New algorithms can detect when people text and drive

Toronto: Researchers have developed computer algorithms that can accurately determine when drivers are texting or engaged in other distracting activities.…

Stars will move towards us, can cause comets to strike Earth

London: As many 24 stars are headed towards our solar system and may deflect comets, causing them to collide into…

Ultra-thin craft may wrap and destroy space junk

Los Angeles: Scientists are developing an ultra-thin spacecraft that can remove space debris – which potentially threaten satellites or astronauts…

Air pollution can be dangerous in eco-friendly homes, study suggests

London: Air pollution can create problems even in eco-friendly buildings. According to a recent study, it is seen that these…

When saying ‘sorry’ makes things worse

Washington: You may want to avoid saying sorry when making a social rejection, as according to a recent study, it…

Ultra-thin craft to wrap and destroy space debris in the offing – Read

New Delhi: We hear about particulate matter polluting cities on a daily basis. It is a worrying situation, no doubt,…

Insects can see with much higher resolution than thought

London: Insects have much better vision and can see in far greater detail by generating images of higher resolution than…

Scratching helps boost social bonding in monkeys

London: Scratching can be a sign of stress in many primates, including humans, and may may have evolved as a…

NASA captures images of strong solar flares

Washington: Two high-intensity solar flares were emitted, the second of which was the most intense recorded since the start of…

Scientists help spiders spin stronger silks

London: Scientists have found a way to make spiders spin stronger silks using carbon nanotubes or graphene, paving the way…

After revealing Saturn, Cassini set for final dive on September 15

New York: Nasa's robotic spacecraft Cassini that has been orbiting Saturn for 13 years is set for a final dive…

At least nine alien planets in position to spot Earth: Study

London: In a bid to find how alien observers might be able to detect Earth, scientists have found that at…

Fossilised space dust unearthed at UK’s iconic white cliffs of Dover!

New Delhi: Stretching for eight miles and forming a part of the English coastline facing the Strait of Dover and…

Pluto mountains named after Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary

New Delhi: Two mountain ranges on Pluto have been named after Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary respectively by the International…

192 Indian space objects currently in orbit

Chennai: A total of 192 Indian objects are orbiting in space as of April 1, 2017, catalogued by US Space…