Category: Science

NASA postpones second spacewalk, schedules it for mid-February

New Delhi: NASA has postponed the second spacewalk of 2018, earlier scheduled for January 29, to mid-February. The spacewalk which…

Proud Moment! NASA shows interest in ‘Made in India’ tech for spacecrafts

A new thermal spray coating technology used for gas turbine engine in spacecrafts developed by a Rajasthan-based researcher has caught…

Potentially habitable planets identified in TRAPPIST-1 system

Washington: Scientists have identified two exoplanets in the nearby TRAPPIST-1 planetary system that are most likely to be habitable. The…

Scientists decode evolution after ministers ape comment

New Delhi: Darwin's theory of evolution that different species are related through common ancestry is accepted worldwide though there may…

“Super blue moon” on January 31 – Know what it is

Washington: For those who missed the full moon treat on January 1, a rare celestial treat awaits you on January…

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy to launch in early February

Washington: The first flight of SpaceX's heavy-lift rocket Falcon Heavy is now scheduled for early February, the California-based company said.…

3D printed human skin pigmentation created

Singapore: Scientists have developed a new method for controlling pigmentation in fabricated human skin using 3D bio-printing. The method developed…

Scientists develop highly stretchable aqueous batteries

SEOUL: Scientists have developed a highly stretchable rechargeable lithium-ion battery (ARLB) based on aqueous electrolytes, necessary for the next wave…

Moss that can remove lead from water identified

Tokyo: Scientists have identified a type of moss that can efficiently absorb a large amount of lead, providing a green…

NASA’s GOLD mission continues despite launch anomaly

Washington: Commercial aerospace company Arianespace which launched the SES-14 satellite carrying NASA's GOLD mission on Friday confirmed that despite an…

India fourth worst country in curbing environmental pollution: EPI report

New Delhi: The latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings released on Tuesday on the sidelines of the World Economic…

10,000-year-old crayon found in Britain

London: Archaeologists have discovered in Britain one of the earliest examples of crayon -- possibly used by our ancestors 10,000…

Researchers overseas hail China’s first monkey clones

Beijing: The first two cloned monkeys created by Chinese researchers have recently caught much spotlight on the international stage, as…

Gen-next smart solar windows could produce electricity

\Washington: Scientists have discovered a new material for next-generation smart windows that not only darken automatically when the Sun is…

Plastic trash sickening corals: Study

New York: Scientists have found that contact with plastic waste ubiquitous throughout the world's oceans massively increases the chance of…

How human modifications of natural landscapes affects mammals

New York: As humans have modified natural landscapes in a variety of ways -- such as roads, buildings, bridges and…

Have you seen a fish walk? Here it is

Tasmania: A small population of fish which walk has been found by a group of scientists off the Australia’s South…

There are two planets that can support human life, say scientists

New Delhi: In what could be called a breakthrough revelation, scientists have identified two planets that are a part of…

Tiny crystals could predict volcanic eruptions

Washington: Turns out, tiny crystals, as small as a grain of salt, can be used to predict volcanic eruptions. A…

Saturn moon Enceladus potentially habitable: NASA scientist

Davos: The conditions at Enceladus appear right for supporting life, Cassini Project Scientist Linda Spilker said here on Thursday while…