Feb 1, 2015 05:10 PM
Search giant Google is developing artificial human skin to test cancer-detecting nanoparticles that will work with a smart wristband. Last year Google announced that it was working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out cancer cells in the bloods
Feb 1, 2015 04:01 PM
The bulk of rocks on the surface of Mars look similar to the ‘Black Beauty’ meteorite found a few years ago in the Moroccan desert, a new study suggests. The meteorite NWA 7034 has been shown to be a 4.4 billion-year-old chunk of the Martian c
Feb 1, 2015 02:35 PM
Keeping a New Year resolution has become a trend. Some do it to stay motivated and focused on their targets, while others do so because they do not want to be left behind. However, as the year progresses, the resolutions start to fade away from our memory
Feb 1, 2015 01:54 PM
The particle, which is proposed to have 0.02 per cent of an electron’s mass, does not interact with light and may not penetrate the Earth’s atmosphere but will be detected through a space experiment. Researchers have proposed a new fundament
Feb 1, 2015 08:13 AM
It is on a mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers get ready for drought conditions. A Delta 2 rocket carrying Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite was launc
Feb 1, 2015 07:28 AM
Carl Djerassi, 91, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, died on Saturday. Djerrasi died of complications of cancer in his San Francisco home, Stanford University spokesman Dan Stober said. Djerassi, a professor emeritus
Jan 31, 2015 05:00 PM
Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple’s copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market. The South Korean company said Thursday its profit sank last quarter, with an improvement in its semiconductor busine
Jan 31, 2015 10:27 AM
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to 27 States, calling for a detailed report on the steps being taken by them to address the problem of excessive fluoride in drinking water. These States have been given six weeks time to resp
Jan 31, 2015 12:00 AM
An adult tusker was killed at Dhoddamanehaada near Sholur on Thursday, after it came into contact with an illegally electrified fence inside a garlic field.An autopsy was conducted by Forest Veterinarian N.S. Manoharan in the presence of members of the Nil
Jan 30, 2015 07:51 PM
Even as the BJP-led central government is bringing a flurry of changes in the environmental policies, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology and Environment & Forests on Friday stressed that it will strictly work within the ex
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