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Low-cost, high-performance wearable tech comes closer to reality
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 17 : A newly-developed class of breakthrough motion sensors could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology. Read Full Story

Aliens on Mars? UFO HQ 'found' on Red Planet
New Delhi , Nov 14 : A strange triangular-shaped object has been found buried on the surface of Mars and some believe it is a sign of a crashed UFO. Read Full Story

'Collision course' with Earth's climatic tipping points avoidable but political will to act missing, warn scientists
BONN [Germany], November 13 : As global temperature climbs higher, Earth is approaching tipping points that threaten human security, warn scientists in a new statement to national representatives meeting in Bonn for the annual climate talks. Read Full Story

Ancient Egyptian scribes used carbon inks that had copper
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 11 : And you thought the ink used for writing was primarily carbon-based at least until the fourth and fifth centuries AD? Read Full Story

Greenland Ice sheet could be losing mass, says study
Washington DC [USA], November 10 : A new study shows that global warming has reduced the mass of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet by half in as little as 500 years, indicating the Greenland Ice Sheet could face a similar fate. Read Full Story

Dino-era 'rat-like creatures' could be our oldest living ancestors
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 9 : Seems like, before we were apes, we were rats. Read Full Story

The star that cheated death many times
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 9 : A star that refuses to stop shining has been discovered. Read Full Story

Galaxy-cluster collisions result in celestial fireworks
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 8 : A giant collision of several galaxy clusters, each containing hundreds of galaxies, has produced this spectacular panorama of shocks and energy. Read Full Story

Understanding evolution of immune system
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 7 : New research aims to shed light on how immune systems can evolve resistance to parasites. Read Full Story

Google Assistant helps detect songs playing nearby
New York [USA], Nov 7 : Tired of rattling your brains identifying that tune incessantly stuck in your head? Say no more, as Google Assistant is now here to help! Read Full Story

Scientists found effective method of preserving cells, tissues
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], November 6 : In a recent research, a group of scientists have found a new and effective method to acquire viable cells from cryopreserved tissue samples, which could help researchers to collect and analyse samples from different study sites to conduct more centralized research. Read Full Story

This new Snapchat face lens is 'For The Bold'
New Delhi , Nov 4 : Snapchat lovers, here's a new snack-based face lens, available from today, where a user's face changes from a kitten to a tiger when he/she opens mouth to take that bite of nacho. Read Full Story

Portronics launches 'Ruffpad 10' re-writable LCD pad
New Delhi , Nov. 4 : Portable digital products provider Portronics 'RuffPad 10' a 10-inch Re-Writable LCD Pad, an extension of the RuffPad series from Portronics at Rs. 1,999. Read Full Story

Earth's 2017 ozone hole smallest since 1988, courtesy warm air
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 3 : The hole in the Earth's ozone layer- that acts like a sunscreen, shielding Earth from potentially harmful UV radiation- was the smallest observed since 1988. Read Full Story

Now, an electronic skin that glows when it gets hurt
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 2 : A team of researchers has come up with a Jellyfish-inspired electronic skin that glows when it gets hurt. Read Full Story

Fantastic colliding black holes and where to find them
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 31 : Monster colliding black holes might be lurking on the edge of spiral galaxies, a recent study has suggested. Read Full Story

This new method may help in forecasting Indian Monsoon
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 25 : Researchers claimed to have created a tool that can effectively predict the onset and retreat of the Indian Summer Monsoon (ISM), which affects billions of people in the agriculture-based economy. Read Full Story

Gamma rays will reach beyond limits of light: Researchers
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 22 : A team of researchers has discovered a new way to produce high energy photon beams. Read Full Story

Blackberry expands ecosystem, pursues six new partnerships in India
New Delhi , Oct. 3 : BlackBerry Limited on Tuesday announced that it has added six new partners in India, furthering the company's commitment to establishing and growing its global ecosystem of enterprise software partners and developers. Read Full Story

Gemalto offers SafeNet Encryption, Key Management to Oracle cloud users
New Delhi , Oct. 3 : Digital security provider Gemalto, a Gold level member of Oracle Partner Network on Tuesday announced that Oracle Cloud Infrastructure customers can enhance the security of their cloud workloads and reduce the complexity of managing multiple heterogeneous security solutions with an integrated SafeNet Encryption and Key Management offering. Read Full Story

Dozing off during lecture? Blame your neurons
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 30 : If you often fall asleep during important meetings, you may want to blame your neurons in a brain area associated with reward and motivation, according to a recent study. Read Full Story

Here's how zebrafish get its stripes
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 29 : A team of Briton researchers has recently explained how zebrafish develops the distinctive striped patterns on its skin. Read Full Story

No-tillage alone not enough against water pollution
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 24 : A team of researchers has found that the adoption of no-till - a way of growing crops or pasture from year to year without disturbing the soil through tillage - may increase water pollution from nitrate via leaching. Read Full Story

Researchers discover the language of Stem Cells
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 20 : Stem cells control the cells around them, inducing them to perform specific functions. Read Full Story

Experts design alternative for rigid batteries which power implants
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 13 : A flexible and organic alternative to provide a solution for rigid batteries that power up medical implants has been designed by experts at Queen's University Belfast. Read Full Story

Now a Category 3, Hurricane Irma barrels toward Naples
Florida [U.S.A.], September 11 : With maximum sustained winds of 120 mph, Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to Category 3, the National Weather Service has said. Read Full Story

Here's how window panes pose threat to bats
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 08 : Bats are well known for their echolocation - sending out sound waves and listening for their echo - to navigate through areas riddled with obstacles, but a study has recently revealed that this useful ability is hindered by smooth vertical surfaces like metal or glass windows on buildings. Read Full Story

After storms, a short different opinion span on climate change
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 08 : People, who have recently experienced severe weather events such as floods, storms and drought, are more likely to support policies to adapt to the effects of climate change, suggests a new study. Read Full Story

New 'dissolving' bring 'eco-friendly disposal' closer to reality
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 7 : A team of researchers has come up with a type of electronic device that can be triggered to dissolve through exposure to water molecules in the atmosphere. Read Full Story

Soon, more durable, cheaper fuel cells
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 06 : A team of researchers has developed a new technology that could make fuel cells cheaper and more durable, a breakthrough that could speed up the commercialisation of fuel cell vehicles. Read Full Story

Now, a camera that can see through human body
New Delhi , Sep 5 : A team of scientists has come up with a camera that can see through the human body. Read Full Story

Google marks Teacher's Day with its doodle
New Delhi , Sep 05 : Google Doodle has turned its logo into a colourful virtual classroom to celebrate Teacher's Day today. Read Full Story

Multi-platform Adware Facebook Messenger
New Delhi , Sept.4 : Earlier this week a Kaspersky Lab researcher had discovered new malware, with advanced and obfuscated code, infecting victims with adware through Facebook Messenger. What they found further in their research is surely a threat if one is not careful. Read Full Story

Soon, a smartwatch that can recognise your every move
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 04 : A team of Briton scientists is developing a smartwatch that may detect and understand your every move, without being told what to look for. Read Full Story

Can coral reefs survive rapid pace of climate change?
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 02 : With water getting warmer, carbon dioxide level rising and bleaching events becoming more frequent, a team of Australian researchers has issued advice that more research is urgently required to determine whether corals can acclimatise and adapt to the rapid pace of climate change. Read Full Story

LIKE introduces video editing with sci-fi 3D magic effects
New Delhi , Sept 1 : In a move to facilitate innovative breakthrough in the field of video editing, LIKE introduced on its app inbuilt Sci-Fi 3D Magic Effects on Friday. Read Full Story

What is Pancytopenia?
New Delhi , Sept 1 : Pancytopenia is a medical condition, which is said to occur when there is a deficiency of the red blood cells, white blood cells, and blood platelets collectively. It is a combination of the three major haematological conditions called anaemia (low level of red blood cells), leukopenia (low level of white blood cells), and thrombocytopenia (low levels of blood platelets). Read Full Story

Unveiled! The surprising science of yawning
Washington D.C. [USA], September 1 : What is yawning? Why is it so contagious? Read Full Story

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

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