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This app can tell if your partner is cheating on you
London [UK], August 20 : In the times when everything is digital, even finding a date can be just as easy finding a recipe of your favourite dish. Read Full Story

Hot spots around globe do not move as quickly as thought: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 : Through analysis of volcanic tracks, a team of researchers has found that hot spots like those that formed the Hawaiian Islands do not move as quickly as previously thought. Read Full Story

Mobile apps to maximize savings for financially healthy household
New Delhi , Aug 19 : Is it that time of age when the concept of 'Savings' dawns to you, when we find taxes and jargons way too taxing themselves. When savings don't happen in plenty but scanty! When scoring the best deal gets to be the biggest deal. Well, we bring to you top five apps which will help families make better choices and save the most. Read Full Story

NASA Successfully Launches Latest Communications Satellite
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 : NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M), which is the third and final in a series of next generation communications satellites, has successfully been placed into orbit following separation from an United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. TDRS-M launched Friday at 8:29 a.m. EDT from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Read Full Story

Sanitizing food production facilities with plastic films
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 : Specially designed plastic films can prevent bacterial contamination in the food and biomedical industries, a recent study has suggested. Read Full Story

Robots lend a helping hand to esophageal surgeons
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 : Robots are no longer just useful tools to make life easy and convenient; turns out, some of them can offer key advantages in esophageal surgeries. Read Full Story

Prehistoric Britons ate their dead, carved patterns on bones
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 10 : England was once populated by cannibals, who used to feast on each other, before carving patterns on the bones, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Newly-discovered 90m-yr-old diving bird fossil is Japan's first and oldest
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 9 : During a walk near a reservoir in a small Japanese town, amateur collectors made the discovery of their lives - the first and oldest fossil bird ever identified in their country. Read Full Story

Ocean's fastest shark at risk of being 'overfished'
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 9 : Overfishing is putting the ocean's fastest shark at risk, according to a recent research. Read Full Story

Now assess quality of your apples with help of 3D printed apples
New Delhi , August 5 : Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, started a project involving the creation of a 3D-printed apple containing sensors that can track temperatures, motion and shocks which fruits are subjected to while they are in transit, reported TechCrunch. Read Full Story

There could be alien life on one of Saturn's moon
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 30 : Saturn's moon Titan could be home to alien life, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Now, keep tab on latest information with these apps
New Delhi , July 30 : The coming of digital age has completely revolutionized the way one perceives information. Nowadays, there are apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory and even improve your emotional intelligence. Read Full Story

Making friends is just a click away!
New Delhi , July 29 : Technology has made life less demanding for people nowadays. In this digital era, even friends can be made with the click of a single button. Read Full Story

Climate change may cause more rain, nitrogen runoff
Washington D.C. [USA], July 29 : An intensifying water cycle will likely cause dramatic increases - nearing 20 percent by 2100 - in the amount of nitrogen runoff in the U.S., according to a new study. Read Full Story

Greener, faster, smaller electronic circuitry comes closer to reality
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 27 : A recent atomic discovery has paved the way for greener, faster, smaller electronic circuitry. Read Full Story

Water could propel satellites in future
New Delhi , July 22 : An Indian start-up foraying into space technology is coming up with a propulsion system for satellites known as Microwave Thruster, designed to run on water as fuel medium. Read Full Story

3-D scanning complex objects with water
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 22 : A team of computer scientists and engineers has brought next-gen 3-D scanning of complex objects closer to reality with the help of water. Read Full Story

Soon, you'll be able to power your phone just by moving
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 22 : When you are on the go and the battery on your phone is running low, in the not-so-distant future, you'll be able to power it simply by plugging it into your jacket or skirt. Read Full Story

Now, a 'soft' robot that 'grows' like vine
Washington D.C. [USA], July 21 : A team of researchers has developed a robot that can navigate its environment by extending its reach. Read Full Story

When Mars got photobombed by its moon Phobos
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 21 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured Phobos, one of Mars' two moons, during its orbital trek around the Red Planet. Read Full Story

Indio-French scientists develop super touch sensitive material that mimics human touch
New Delhi , July 20 : A team of Indian and French scientists have developed a touch sensitive material that enhances response rate by thousand times from existing materials. Read Full Story

In 20-30 yrs we will see citizens wearing oxygen masks: Expert
New Delhi , July 14 : Climate change is one of the biggest crises facing humanity Read Full Story

Sneak peek at Disney's 'Star Wars' galaxy not so far away
New Delhi , Jul 14 : The much-anticipated Disney's Star Wars-themed lands may not open until 2019, but a sneak peek has been unveiled. Read Full Story

Soon, watch 3-D movies at home sans glasses
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 13 : A team of researchers is trying to bring glasses-free 3-D technology to your living room. Read Full Story

A 'larger-than-Earth' sunspot is turning toward us
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 13 : NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has detected a massive sunspot, called Active Region 2665, that's bigger than Earth. Read Full Story

When NASA's Juno stared right into Jupiter's angry red eye
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 13 : The first ever close-up images of Jupiter's gargantuan hurricane, the Great Red Spot, have been revealed from NASA's Juno spacecraft after it completed its historic fly-by a few days ago. Read Full Story

Antarctica just lost a 'Delaware-sized' iceberg!
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 13 : A massive iceberg about the size of the state of Delaware split off from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf sometime between July 10 and July 12. Read Full Story

A 'concrete' solution for air pollution?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 9 : Air pollution is the world's single biggest environmental health risk and now, a recent study could be a roadmap to tackle the problem. Read Full Story

NASA's Hubble spots 'Hidden Galaxy'
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 8 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a hidden galaxy IC 342, which is a challenging cosmic target. Read Full Story

Surveying sea floor animals for offshore renewable energy
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 7 : There is growing interest in developing offshore wind and wave energy facilities in the Pacific Northwest. But not much is known about the sediment and animal life along the sea floor in the region. Read Full Story

60 new 'hot Jupiter' candidates spotted
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 7 : A team of researchers has identified a cosmic barbecue, where 60 potential new hot Jupiters are glowing like coals on a grill while orbiting only 1pc of Sun-like stars. Read Full Story

Global ocean vital signs are stable, but bill of health isn't clean
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 7 : The health record of world's oceans is here and according to it, their vital signs have remained relatively stable over the past five years. Read Full Story

Clumps of new stars 'spotted' in a galaxy far, far away
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 7 : A team of astronomers has pushed NASA's Hubble Space Telescope beyond its limits to spot the clumps of new stars in a distant galaxy. Read Full Story

Milky Way's fastest stars are 'runaways' from another galaxy
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 5 : The fastest-moving stars in our galaxy are in fact runaways from a much smaller galaxy in orbit around our own, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Arthritis may have helped our ancestors survive Ice Age
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 4 : For all the arthritics, a team of researchers has found that you might not be alive today at all, were it not for your aching joints. Read Full Story

Taking a leaf out of plants' book to design solar cells
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 4 : A team of researchers has optimized and characterized titanium dioxide-based solar cell design using diverse plant pigments. Read Full Story

Dinosaur extinction set the stage for frog evolution
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 4 : Turns out, the global catastrophe that delivered the coup de grace to the dinosaurs was actually good news for frogs as they took a leap forward to survival after the mass extinction. Read Full Story

Scientists develop substance to kill water pollutants using solar power
New Delhi , July 1 : Researchers at the Swansea University in the United Kingdom have developed a new non-toxic substance that can help eradicate harmful synthetic dye pollutants released into water bodies, using solar power. Read Full Story

Scientists develop substance to kill water pollutants using solar power
New Delhi , July 1 : Researchers at the Swansea University in the United Kingdom have developed a new non-toxic substance that can help eradicate harmful synthetic dye pollutants released into water bodies, using solar power. Read Full Story

This powerful galaxy has a password name
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 1 : NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope recently captured an impressive galaxy that goes by a name that looks more like a password for a computer: 2XMM J143450.5+033843. Read Full Story

Light-driven tiny 'motors' is straight out of sci-fi
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 1 : Taking a leaf out of sci-fi movies, a team of researchers has added another exciting thing to the list of fanciful devices that allow light to interact forcefully with matter. Read Full Story

New firewall can protect your phone from security threat
New Delhi , Jun 30 : A team of researchers has come up with an innovative firewall program that adds a missing layer of security in Android cellphones and monitors for malicious code. Read Full Story

Now, a 'friendly' car horn that alerts without jarring
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : A team of researchers has come up with a car horn that alerts people to danger while reducing the cacophony on city streets. Read Full Story

Study decodes genome of ancient Egyptians with unexpected results
New York [US], June 25 : A team of scientists has found ancient Egyptians and their modern counterparts share less in common. Read Full Story

Scientists understand the formation of sun's spicules
Washington D.C. [USA], June 23 : To understand the formation of abundant jets of plasma in the Sun's atmosphere (called spicules), researchers have, for the first time, built a model. Read Full Story

Video-calling made easier with Google Allo's latest update
New Delhi , June 22 : With the latest update on Allo messaging app, users can now make video calls using Google Duo, without going to the app itself! Read Full Story

Warming temperatures could result in extinction of sea turtles
Washington D.C. [USA], June 22 : Warmer temperatures mean sea turtles could be driven to extinction, suggests a new study. Read Full Story

Google enhances art search experience with latest updates on Search and Maps
New Delhi , June 20 : In a bid to inspire art enthusiasts around the world to brush up their art knowledge and become art experts, Google has announced the latest updates on Search and Maps driving newer ways to experience artworks online. Read Full Story

Smaller electronic devices come closer to reality
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 14 : Soon, you will have tiny electronic devices to control everything from smart phones to banking and medical technology as a team of researchers has discovered a new way to create extremely thin electrically conducting sheets. Read Full Story

Certain characteristics linked with ISIS anxiety
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 7 : A new study has examined the characteristics of individuals who are most likely to have anxiety concerning threats posed by ISIS. Read Full Story

A cold, close brown dwarf discovered near sun
Washington D.C. [USA], June 3 : A brown dwarf, which is a little more than 100 light years away from the sun, has been discovered by the astronomers with the help of a new citizen-science tool that was released earlier this year to pinpoint new worlds lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system. Read Full Story

Soon, you will be able to charge your electric car in no time
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 2 : We're on the verge of a power revolution as a team of researchers has brought instant re-charging technology closer to the reality. Read Full Story

This robot is 'most nimble-fingered' yet
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 2 : Grabbing the awkwardly shaped items that humans pick up in their day-to-day lives is a slippery task for robots, but this newly-built robot can pick up and move unfamiliar, real-world objects with a 99 percent success rate. Read Full Story

'Black hole' created in lab using this ultra-powerful laser
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 1 : A team of scientists has created their own lack hole using the world's most powerful X-ray laser. Read Full Story

Icy Saturn moon, a possible victim of cosmic hit-and-run
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 1 : Enceladus, a large icy, oceanic moon of Saturn, may have flipped in an out-of-this-world wallop. Read Full Story

U.S. tests ICBM interceptor system first time in three years
Washington DC [USA], May 31 : The United States on Tuesday tested its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) interceptor system for the first time in three years, in the wake of a series of North Korean missile tests. Read Full Story

DocsApp aims to clock 5 million downloads by 2018
New Delhi , May 26 : Online hospital DocsApp registered a 25 percent month-on-month growth, and is aiming to serve more patients than all offline hospital chains, along with reaching 5 million downloads on Google Play Store by 2018. Read Full Story

Being 'cruel to be kind' really works!
Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 : Can making people feel bad really help them? Yes, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Death by Kissing Bugs more common than thought: Study
New York [USA], May 22 : Kissing Bugs, who like to bite humans around their lips and faces, as they sleep, are more dangerous than you have ever thought of. Read Full Story

Now, deaf-blind can 'watch' television with this technology
Washington D.C. [USA], May 21 : In a first, researchers have developed a new technology that types Braille or subtitles of television channels in real time and helps deaf-blind people "watch" television without intermediaries. Read Full Story

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