Category: Science

Second giant panda baby born in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: A female giant panda in a zoo here has given birth to a second cub, zoo officials said…

China gears up to build a deep-space lab in Luxembourg

New Delhi: After reports of China losing control over its space lab Tiangong-1 surfaced, the buzz over how it's going…

Japan successfully launches new Earth observation satellite

Tokyo: Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Thursday successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite, equipped with X-band radar which…

Fossils of ‘iridescent’ dinosaurs with rainbow feathers discovered

New Delhi: Every new dinosaur fossil discovery is a stamp establishing the fact that the prehistoric creatures once roamed the…

New catalyst can help turn carbon dioxide into plastic

Toronto: Scientists have created a catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon dioxide to ethylene, which is used to produce the…

Seven new species of spiders discovered; named after Harry Potter, GoT characters

New Delhi: Seven new species of spiders discovered by scientists from Instituto Butantan, Sao Paulo in Brazil have been named…

Chandrayaan-II mission on schedule, next launch to be a communication satellite: ISRO chief

New Delhi: After the success of 2018's maiden launch on Friday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up…

NASA telescopes provide 3D journey through Orion Nebula

Washington: Scientists, using data from NASA space telescopes, have created a 3D fly-through view of the Orion Nebula, allowing viewers…

Structuring of universe detected via quasars for first time

Beijing: Researchers have recently managed to detect the structuring of the universe via quasars for the first time, the National…

NASA discovers farthest known galaxy in the universe, 2500 light-years away

New Delhi: In a breakthrough discovery, NASA scientists have spotted the farthest known galaxy in the universe which is less…

Robotic baby helps unveil how dust affects human infants

Washington: Scientists have developed a crawling robotic baby, that may help understand how dirt and germs on the floor affect…

Floods due to global warming will put humanity at risk in coming 20 years

New Delhi: The effects of climate change and global warming is a phenomenon that has and is still largely being…

Extinct giant burrowing bat fossil found in New Zealand

Wellington: The fossilized remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived millions of years ago have been found in New…

Female swimmer bitten by sea lion in San Francisco

New Delhi: In the fourth attack of its kind within a month at San Francisco's Aquatic Park, a female swimmer…

SpaceX Dragon to return to Earth with NASA cargo from International Space Station

Washington: Carrying approximately 4,100 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX’s…

Citizen scientists discover 5 exoplanets using Kepler

Washington: Citizen scientists have discovered nearly five exoplanets planets outside our solar system that orbit a star using data from…

Nissan, NASA extend research into autonomous vehicles

Las Vegas: In a bid to create a roadmap for the technology and business evolution of the automotive industry, Nissan…

How can a Gene be edited? Basic information

Gene Editing is also called as ‘Genome Editing.’ In this technique, it involves the addition, insertion or removal of DNA…

Humane Society International-India welcomes govt’s acceptance of non-animal tests for pesticide safety

NEW DELHI: In a move that could spare many animals from pain and death in crude 1940s-era experiments, the Registration…

Exoplanets orbiting same star have similar sizes, suggests study

New Delhi: Exoplanets – those discovered as well as those yet to be revealed – have been in the radar…