Category: Science

Cabinet extends scheme to strengthen healthcare infrastructure

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday extended the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) by two years till 2020 with…

NASA’s InSight mission to study heart of Mars; set for May 5 launch

Washington: NASA is set to launch Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) on May 5, the…

Jupiter moon Ganymede’s environment unique: NASA probe

Washington: The magnetic field around Jupiter's moon Ganymede makes it unlike any other in the solar system, shows newly analysed…

India opting for renewables to cut fossil emissions: Study

New Delhi: India is making significant strides towards meeting climate commitments and is on course to surpass its Nationally Determined…

NASA mission to study heart of Mars set for launch

Washington: NASA is set to launch Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) on May 5, the…

Bezos’ Blue Origin launches its first space mission of 2018

Los Angeles: Blue Origin, the US aerospace company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has launched its suborbital New Shepard…

Progress toward ‘infinitely recyclable’ plastic

Tampa: US scientists said Thursday they have made progress toward a kind of plastic that can be recycled "infinitely," and…

Scientists keep pigs’ brains alive for 36 hours

Paris: US-based researchers have successfully kept alive the brain cells of decapitated pigs for 36 hours, sparking concerns over the…

Crack in Mars 2020 rover heat shield won’t delay mission: NASA

Washington: NASA has said that a crack that it detected in the Mars 2020 rover's heat shield will not change…

Artificial Intelligence needs responsible approach: Google Co-founder

San Francisco: The boom in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has to be dealt with utmost care as such powerful tools also…

World’s first floating nuclear plant put to sea by Russia

St. Petersburg: Akademik Lomonosov, the world's first "floating" nuclear power plant (FNPP) for installation in remote areas, has headed out…

Scientists in shock as NASA junks first-ever robotic mission to Moon

Washington: In a major disappointment to the lunar scientists' community, the US space agency has cancelled the first-ever robotic mission…

Scientists find new way to produce hydrogen fuel from sunlight

Bengaluru: The energy provided by sunlight in an hour is equivalent to mankind's total energy consumption for one year, but…

Scientists confirm growing oxygen-less ‘dead zone’ in Gulf of Oman

London: Researchers of a British university have brought to light the existence of a fast-growing "dead zone" devoid of oxygen…

Scientists set eyes on Neanderthal ‘brain’

Paris: Scientists have for the first time set eyes on a three-dimensional Neanderthal brain in the form of a virtual…

NASA’s Hubble captured first image of surviving companion to supernova

Washington: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first image of a surviving companion to a supernova, a compelling evidence…

China to launch advanced space cargo aircraft in 2019

Beijing: A Chinese space engineering company is building an advanced type of space cargo transport aircraft that will take its…

ESA releases richest star map ever of Milky Way

Berlin: The European Space Agency (ESA) has released the richest star catalogue to date, revealing previously unseen details of the…

Elon Musk now wants to build a ‘cyborg dragon’

San Francisco: It appears that SpaceXs "Dragon capsule" is set to be powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and may offer…

Bangladesh’s first satellite to go aloft on May 7

Dhaka: Bangladesh is all set to become a member of the exclusive club of satellite-owning countries as its first commercial…