Science

CCMB study presents a new riddle for Historians, Anthropologists

Hyderabad: The study conducted by Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) Hyderabad uncovered that two genetically distinct groups died in at…

India’s Moon probe enters lunar orbit

Bangalore: India's Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered lunar orbit on Tuesday, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission…

Chandrayaan-2 to be inserted into lunar orbit on Tuesday

Chennai: India's second spacecraft to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, will be inserted into the lunar orbit on Tuesday morning, the Indian…

Little GPS tags uncover the secret life of desert bats

Washington: Researchers with the help of miniaturized satellite-based tags have revealed that during drier periods desert bats must fly further…

Green chemists find a way to produce eco-friendly items

Washington: A team of green chemists are working on techniques to produce useful compounds from wood and other fast-growing non-edible…

Dark matter may be older than Big Bang: Study

Washington: A recent study has suggested that dark matter may have existed before the Big Bang. Dark matter, which researchers…

ISRO plans to source 5 PSLV rockets from domestic firms

ChennaiL: Targeting to realise 12 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV) per year from the domestic private sector, Indian space agency…

Captive elephants stressed due to poor management practices

Elephants are an integral part of human culture and mythology in Asia. More than 20% of Asian elephants live in…

Jupiter still reeling from head-on collision 4.5bn years ago

New York: A colossal, head-on collision between Jupiter and a still-forming planet in the early solar system, about 4.5 billion years…

Czech scientists find way to extract water from air

Prague: A team of scientists from the Technical University in Prague have said they found a method of extracting water…

Human impacts on oceans nearly doubled in recent decade: Study

Washington: In the recent decade, the total human impacts on the world's oceans have nearly doubled and could double again…

Fluorescent glow may reveal hidden life in the cosmos: Study

Washington: Astronomers uncovered a new way of searching for life in the cosmos through harsh ultraviolet radiation flares from red…

Researchers discover fossil of monster penguin in New Zealand

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested a 'personal meeting' with Chinese President Xi Jinping over the issue of…

NASA mission picks 4 sites for asteroid Bennu sample return

Washington: After grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu's surface, NASA, the US space agency, has finally selected four…

Israel plans to launch satellite to record black holes

Jerusalem: Israel plans to launch into space in 2023 an "innovative" scientific satellite with a unique space telescope that will…

Chandrayaan-2 enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

Chennai: India's spacecraft to the moon Chandrayaan-2 on Wednesday successfully entered the Lunar Transfer Trajectory (LTT) after its orbit was…

Water pollution may be keeping silver carp out of Great Lakes

Washington: A new study suggests that Chicago's water pollution may be a contributing factor for the lack of upstream movement…

Fear of predators leaves long-lasting changes in wild animals

Washington: A new study conducted by researchers of Western University demonstrates that the fear of predator can leave long-lasting traces…

NASA’s water-powered spacecraft orbit Earth

Washington: In a first, NASA has demonstrated the first coordinated manoeuvre between two tissue box-sized water-powered spacecraft in the low…

Here’s the reason for sharks’ bright green hue in ocean depths

Washington: In the depths of the sea, certain shark species transform the ocean's blue light into a bright green color…

How NASA plans to shield astronauts from radiation on moon

Washington: As NASA plans to return astronauts to the moon and ultimately send humans to Mars, teams across the space…

Iceberg water: A luxury item on Canada’s east coast

King's Point, Canada: At dusk, tourists marvel at the sensational collapse of an iceberg at the end of its long journey from Greenland…

Evidence of ‘Herculean’ parrot found in New Zealand

Wellington: The remains of a super-sized parrot that stood more than half the height of an average human and roamed the earth…

Human activity probably affects giraffes social networks

Washington: Researchers examined two adjacent giraffe populations in Kenya to determine whether human activities and high predation affects their social…

Chandrayaan-2 orbit successfully raised for fifth time

Chennai: The Indian space agency on Tuesday successfully raised Chandrayaan-2's orbit for fifth time at 3.04 p.m. According to Indian…

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover undergoes ‘eye’ test

Washington: NASA's latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, the Mars 2020 rover which has an armada of imaging capabilities from…

Moon may have more frozen water than previously thought

Washington: Earth's Moon and Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, may have far more water ice than previously thought,…

Not so easy for mainstream brands to go green: Study

Washington: Researchers have found that when mainstream brands advertise that their product is environmentally friendly or 'green', consumers may actually…

Forest officials, NGOs rescue snakes in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The snake charmers have tormented snakes by removing their teeth and venom sacks with the sole purpose of duping…

Eleven new species of rain frogs discovered in tropical Andes

Washington: Eleven new rain frog species have been discovered in the tropical Andes making it the largest number of frog…