New York, Oct 24 : US researchers have found a tiny threadlike millipede recognised as the evolutionary cousin of the leggiest animal on the planet, Illacme plenipes.
New Delhi [India], Oct.24 : Microsoft India has launched its first full-scale Cybersecurity Engagement Center (CSEC) in India, after a successful year-long pilot. Situated in Delhi, the center will bring together Microsoft capabilities to foster deeper cybersecurity collaborations with public and private sector organizations and build a trusted and secure computing environment, a critical enabler for India's digital transformation.
London, Oct 24 : Using Artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning technology, a team of researchers has predicted outcomes in judicial decisions at the European Court of Human Rights (EctHR) with 79 per cent accuracy.
London, Oct 23 : Climate change is disrupting the sensory systems of fish and can even make them swim towards predators, instead of away from them, say researchers.
New Delhi [India], Oct.22 (ANI-Newsvoir): UCWeb's We-Media Program, a common platform for all viewpoints to be present together in one place, has seen immense success since its launch in August 2016 through its partnership with some of the biggest television shows including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa &Bigg Boss 10 and bestselling author Chetan Bhagat.
Washington, Oct 21 : Strange clouds forming above the Bermuda Triangle could explain why dozens of ships and planes have mysteriously vanished in the notorious patch of sea.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), a Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog, on Friday launched a mobile app "Hawa Badlo", aiming to improve air quality with public participation.
New York, Oct 21 : Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed an inexpensive, simple method that allows them to convert footsteps into usable electricity.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : Indian researchers have developed a novel wheelchair navigation system that can make the movable chairs avoid obstacles on their own and also sense when the user is tired or stressed.
Kolkata, Oct 21 : Transformative measures, like offering alternative livelihoods and voluntary migration, as compared to curative support for forced migration, are needed to cope with climate change, says a new study.
Washington, Oct 21 : Scientists have said NASA's Cassinis mission has allowed them to observe the pattern of seasonal changes on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, in exquisite detail.
London, Oct 21 : Not just catching up fire or exploding as you sleep next to them, dozens of dangerous gases are being produced by the batteries found in billions of consumer devices like smartphones and tablets, scientists have warned.
Pune, Oct 20 : In a major achievement, the Giant Metre-wave Radio Telescope (GMRT) at Khodad detected and tracked the landing of a European Space Agency spacecraft on a Mars mission, an official said here on Thursday.
Washington, Oct 20 : After investigating the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet for a full Martian year, NASA's MAVEN mission has found that the escaping water does not always go gently into space.
Wellington, Oct 20 : Fossilised leaves recovered from a crater lake in New Zealand provided insight on how climate changed and affected the Antarctic ice-sheet 23 million years ago, a scientist said on Thursday.
London, Oct 20 : The fate of European Space Agency's Schiaparelli Mars lander that went silent sometime before it was expected to touch down on the Red Planet's surface on Wednesday is far from clear.
Sydney, Oct 20 : Scientists have created a detailed map of the Milky Way using two large fully steerable radio telescopes in Germany and Australia.
New York, Oct 19 : Perceptions about inventions and inventors are shaped by how they are described, shows a new study.
Brussels [Belgium], Oct. 18 : European Council President, Donald Tusk, held a meeting with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Brussels.
Washington, Oct 18 : US aerospace firm Orbital ATK launched its sixth resupply mission carrying NASA cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) using an upgraded Antares rocket almost two years after its predecessor exploded on lift-off.
New York, Oct 17 : Social media giant Facebook's upcoming version of Messenger will come with data saver mode that will allow users to save on data, a media report said.
New York, Oct 14 : A comet struck our home planet a long time ago and it could have triggered the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), a rapid warming event caused by an accumulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide 56 million years ago, suggests new research.
New Delhi [India], Oct.13 : A stealthy threat actor known as StrongPity has spent the summer luring users of encryption software to its watering holes and infected installers, according to a paper presented at Virus Bulletin by Kaspersky Lab security researcher, Kurt Baumgartner.
Washington, Oct 13 : Scientists have found that ultraviolet light from stars plays a key role in creating the fundamental substances essential for life, rather than "shock" events that create turbulence, as was previously thought.
Washington, Oct 13 : An iPad app, designed specifically for use in space, simplifies the way astronauts track their dietary intake and offers greater insight for physicians and researchers on the Earth looking to keep crews healthy and fit, NASA said.
Washington, Oct 12 : The US space agency and its partner Orbital ATK have postponed the launch of the companys next commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than October 16, as the agency prepares for tropical storm Nicole at its tracking site in Bermuda.
Washington, Oct 12 : It appears our closest relatives, apes, might also be able to understand what others are thinking, even when it does not match reality, a finding indicating these animals may be more like us than we thought.
London, Oct 11 : Mice court one another with ultrasonic love songs that are inaudible to the human ear, and researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that when mice 'sing', they use a mechanism similar to that seen in the engines of supersonic jets.
New York, Oct 10 : US space agency NASA has developed a high-tech electroactive bandage that creates an electric charge to help promote the healing process of wounds.
New Delhi, Oct 10 : You understand Punjabi perfectly well, but cannot read Gurmukhi, or are fluent in Bengali but cannot read Bangla, and ditto for English. Well, despair not. An app is here to help you read your preferred text, transliterated in the language of your choice.
Washington, Oct 10 : The US space agency has successfully maneuvered its spacecraft on way to asteroid Bennu, fine-tuning its trajectory to reach it and bring back samples from a potentially dangerous asteroid that could collide with the Earth.
New York, Oct 7 : Just like us, apes can grasp complex mental states and have the ability to guess what others might be thinking, suggests new research.
Washington, Oct 7 : Using NASA's Hubble space telescope data, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have detected superhot blobs of gas, each twice as massive as the planet Mars, being ejected near a dying star.
Washington, Oct 7 : The Red Planet is likely to experience a global dust storm in the next few months, encircling the planet in a thick haze and obscuring surface features beneath, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have predicted.
London, Oct 6 : Saturn moons Titan and Enceladus are already known to hide oceans beneath their icy crusts, but a new study suggests a subsurface ocean lies deep within Dione as well.
New York, Oct 6 : Researchers at Stanford University have developed a smartphone microscope that allows kids to play games or make more serious observations with miniature light-seeking microbes called Euglena.
New York, Oct 6 : Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new method for 3-D printing soft materials that make robots safer and more precise in their movements.
Unique video material has now been produced, showing their creation of a 3D model of an entire block of houses.
Aurangabad, Oct 4 : The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) -- a giant facility to detect cosmic gravitational waves with US collaboration, will come up in Hingoli district of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced here on Tuesday.
Washington, Oct 4 : After collecting some key samples on the Red Planet for the past four years, NASA's Curiosity rover is driving toward uphill destinations as part of its two-year mission extension that commenced from October 1.
New Delhi [India], Oct 3 : Underscoring the significance of India's strong scientific heritage and its potential for technological innovations, British Council is inviting applications from scientists, engineers, mathematicians and researchers for FameLab India 2017 - world's largest science communication platform that it launched in India earlier this year.
London, Oct 3 : In a promising step towards being able to manipulate and control the behaviour of high energy, or 'hot', electrons, scientists have, for the first time, identified a method of visualising the quantum behaviour of electrons on a surface.
By Rajendra Shende: A brilliant and amusing mathematician of our times, Joseph Keller, was known for his playful indulgence in mathematical explanations of everyday puzzling facts.
New Delhi, Oct 3 : As enterprises the world over aim for a secured and faster Cloud experience, Hybrid Cloud solutions are turning out to be the preferred choice for them including in India for enhanced efficiency and productivity and improved cyber security, top executives have said.
San Francisco, Oct 3 : A court has ordered Apple to pay $302.4 million to Nevada-based patent holding and security software company VirnetX for "infringing two patents related to Apple's FaceTime communication application".
Mexico City, Oct 3 : The first prototype of a Mars explorer robot designed in Mexico by a team of 10 university students has gained the recognition of NASA and the International Astronautical Federation.
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 2 : Sugar adds sweetness even in bees' mood.
New York, Oct 2 : Using a food additive, a team of researchers has created environment-friendly plastic solar cells that can be manufactured at room temperature.
Washington D.C.[USA], Oct. 1 : In a recent research, scientists have studied a rare Thai water bug for a better insight into how the heart muscle works and how sometimes it fails. The breakthrough finding could also lead to novel treatments for cardiomyopathy in the future.
Paris [France], Sept.30 : The ESA's historic Rosetta mission has concluded as planned, with the controlled impact onto the comet it had been investigating for more than two years.
New York, Sep 30 : Humans reached the southern cone of South America some 14,000 years ago, earlier than previously thought, says a study based on ancient artifacts found at an archaeological site in Argentina.
London, Sep 30 : Ever thought why dogs appear to be more social -- a typical human trait -- than all other animals? It is because the genes that influence human behaviour also affects the social ability of dogs, a study has found.
Washington, Sep 30 : Using data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, scientists have found the first gamma-ray binary in another galaxy and the most luminous one ever seen.
New York, Sep 28 : Women in the corporate world are often being penalised for being perceived as too intimidating, aggressive or bossy, a new study revealed on Wednesday, adding that women in the US still hold staff roles rather than positions that will lead to CEO titles.
New York, Sep 28 : A team of Indian-American engineers has devised a way to send secure passwords through the human body using smartphone fingerprint sensors and laptop touchpads -- rather than over the air where they're vulnerable to hacking.
London, Sep 28 : Most people are responding to messages, looking at social media notifications, reading news or replying to office emails in middle of the night which has significantly disrupted their sleep patterns, a new study has warned.
Madrid, Sep 28 : Spain is above the European Union average for people who have never used the Internet, a study published on Tuesday revealed.
Washington, Sep 27 : In a surprise find, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have spotted water vapour plumes erupting off the surface on Jupiter's moon Europa, suggesting that life may exist in our solar system.
London, Sep 26 : Researchers in New Zealand have restored the "true sound" in the earliest known recording of computer-generated music that British mathematician Alan Turing's pioneering work in the late 1940s helped create.
Washington, Sep 26 : Scientist have developed a set of five instruments that can potentially advance NASAs understanding of wind and weather conditions on the surface of Mars that can help ascertain the planet's habitability.