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Now, 'Bra Cam' to check how many people are peering at your cleavage

London, Oct 1 : Nestle Fitness recently unveiled a 'Bra Cam' that checks out how many people sneak a glance at boobs.

Now, enhance liver detoxification enzymes with 'Gold of Pleasure' oilseed

Washington, Oct 1 : In a new study, scientists have found compounds in the Camelina sativa seed, also known as Gold of Pleasure, that boost liver detoxification enzymes by almost five times.

Astronomers discover 'strong, mega' stellar flares from nearby red dwarf star

Washington, Oct 01 : NASA's Swift satellite has recently observed strong, hot and long lasting mega stellar flares from the nearby red dwarf star.

Researchers develop 'near perfect' material for solar absorption

Washington, Oct 01 : Researchers have recently developed a material that could be almost "ideal" for solar absorption.

New material promises 'perfect' solar absorption

New York, Oct 1 : Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a material that comes very close to being "ideal" for solar absorption.

Global warming driving migration of species in India

New Delhi, Oct 1 : Rising temperatures are forcing a huge, untold number of species to move their homes northward or climb to higher altitudes, says an alarming study.

How chimpanzees develop 'culture' in wild like humans revealed

Washington, Oct 01 : A new study has provided a deeper insight into how the chimpanzees share skills and develop "culture" in the wild like humans.

How dinosaurs' arms transformed into bird wings revealed

Washington, Oct 1 : In a new study scientists have explained how arms of dinosaurs went from straight to bent and hyperflexible, turning into wings.

NASA and ISRO join hands for future Mars missions

Washington, Oct 1 : NASA and ISRO have agreed to cooperate on future explorations of Mars, which America believes will yield "tangible benefits" to both the countries and the world at large.

Wonder material to absorb, store oxygen

London, Oct 1 : Researchers have developed a new crystalline material that absorbs oxygen in large quantities and stores it.

Novel cardiac patches may replace damaged heart tissues

London, Oct 1 : Israeli researchers have developed novel cardiac patches made from gold particles that could be transplanted into the body to replace damaged heart tissue.

Men have 400 more active genes in muscles than women

New York, Oct 1 : Scientists have found that men have approximately 400 more active genes in their skeletal muscle than women.

NASA rocket to study solar heating in six minutes!

Washington, Oct 1 : On Sep 30, a rocket will fly up into the sky - past the Earth's atmosphere that obscures certain wavelengths of light from the Sun - for a 15 minute journey to study what heats up the Sun's atmosphere.

Cooking gas stoves at home associated with childhood asthma

Washington, Sept 30 : Scientists have found that ventilation while cooking with a gas stove is essential, as the lack of it was linked to childhood asthma.

Discovered 2.3 k-yr-old human skeleton throws light on our ancestry

Washington, Sept 30 : A new research has revealed about the discovery of a 2,330-year-old human skeleton in the southernmost tip of Africa, throwing some light on human origins.

New approach in getting rid of TB discovered

Washington, Sept 30 : Scientists have come up with new strategies in order to beat tuberculosis.

220m yr-old 'stuck in bone' tooth provides new insight on ancient reptiles

Washington, Sept 30 : Scientists have come across a tooth lodged in a thigh bone of a giant ancient reptile, which has shed light on how the animals lived 220 million years ago.

Expressive suppression keeps negative thoughts at bay

Washington, Sept 30 : A new study has demonstrated that emotion- expressive suppression is not only able to reduce negative emotion effectively, but also dampens the negative emotion faster than cognitive reappraisal.

Ocean acidification slowly damaging coral reefs

Jerusalem, Sept 30 : Scientists have found that acidification in ocean can lead to disintegration of the coral reefs.

First mineralogical evidence of past glaciers in Mars' Grand Canyon identified

Washington, Sept 30 : A team of researchers have identified the first mineralogical evidence of past glaciers in the Grand Canyon of Mars.

Eco-friendly alternative to lithium batteries

London, Sep 30 : Using materials from alfalfa (lucerne seed) and pine resin along with a clever recycling strategy, researchers have come up with a novel alternative to transform present-day lithium batteries.

NASA spots mysterious feature on Titan's sea

Washington, Sep 30 : NASA's Cassini spacecraft is closely monitoring the evolution of a mysterious feature in a large hydrocarbon sea on Saturn's moon Titan.

Scientists unveil novel 3D printing method

Beijing, Sep 30 : In a first, Chinese scientists have developed a new conceptual liquid-phase 3D printing method with "ink" consisting of a metal alloy that has a melting point slightly above room temperature.

Fiber optic sensors to improve landslide prediction

London, Sep 30 : Detecting and monitoring both large landslides and slow slope movements could be a lot easier and cheaper with optical fiber sensors, says a study.

Dolphins sensitive to magnets

London, Sep 30 : Dolphins behave differently when swimming near magnetised objects, indicating that they are indeed sensitive to magnetic stimuli, says a study.

NASA app teaches kids about rocket launches

New York, Sep 30 : The US space agency NASA has launched a new app to make children aware of how rockets are launched.

Fossilised tooth challenges Late Triassic assumptions

New York, Sep 30 : A 220 million years old tooth lodged in the thigh bone of the largest predator of the time has revealed two predators at the top of their respective food chains interacted - with the smaller potentially having eaten the larger animal.

Glaciers flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars?

New York, Sep 30 : Using satellite images, researchers for the first time have identified the first mineralogical evidence of past glaciers as they flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars.

Indian science body accused of irregularities

By K.S. Jayaraman, Bangalore, Sep 30 : The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), a professional body of scientists under the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and headquartered in Kolkata, is in the spotlight -- for the wrong reasons.

World's fourth largest sea dried up completely: NASA

New York, Sep 30 : Aral Sea - the giant lake between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south - has dried up completely, says NASA.

Scientists decode the atmosphere's 'detergent'

New York, Sep 29 : A team from the University of Pennsylvania has identified an important intermediate molecule and tracked its transformation to hydroxyl radicals - highly reactive molecules that are known as the atmosphere's 'detergent'.

Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp

Washington, Sep 29 : In a bid to understand how the once wet Red Planet turned cold and dry, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has successfully drilled the first sample-collection hole in Mount Sharp, a layered mountain in Mars.

Scientists successfully teleport particle of light across 25 kilometres

Washington, Sept 28 : Scientists have succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a photon to a crystal over 25 kilometres of optical fibre.

New greener, transparent transistor is 'next best thing' in flexible electronics

Washington, Sept 28 : A tech company LG recently demonstrated an 18-inch flexible screen which has given hope to make transparent, flexible transistors that could help bring roll-up smartphones with see-through displays and other bendable gadgets to consumers in just a few years.

Soon, Moon to be turned into cosmic ray detector

London, Sept 28 : A new research has revealed that scientists will try to turn the Moon into a giant particle detector to help understand the origin of Ultra-High-Energy (UHE) cosmic rays.

Soon, smartphone whose batteries will die on you much later

Washington, Sept 28 : A team of researchers has developed a new technology that could reduce energy consumption in mobile devices and computers.

Soon, refrigerators to be powered by Sun-generated hydrogen fuel

Washington, Sept 28 : A new research has revealed that researchers have discovered a method to generate hydrogen fuel from the Sun using Earth-abundant materials.

New technology to make smartphone batteries last longer

New York, Sep 28 : A new technology to control energy consumption inside transistors could pave the way for a smartphone that does not die after a few hours of heavy use, says a study.

Creatures' ability to regrow limbs is 300 mn years old

London, Sep 28 : The ability of some vertebrates to re-generate or re-grow amputated limbs first evolved at least 300 million years ago, says a study.

Rosetta set to deploy lander on comet on 12 November

Washington, September 27 : The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission will deploy its lander Philae on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 12 November.

New molecule opens possibility of finding alien life

New York, Sep 27 : Astronomers have discovered a new molecule in space, indicating the complex molecules needed for life may have their origins in interstellar space.

Land-ice decay led to rise in sea level up to 5 meters per century

Washington, Sept 26 : A new study has revealed that the global sea-levels have rose at rates of up to 5.5 metres per century due to land-ice decay.

Protein 'map' opens avenues for new cancer drugs

London, Sep 26 : Scientists have gained fresh insights into how a disease-causing enzyme makes changes to proteins and how it can be stopped.

Scientists harvest hydrogen fuel from Sun

London, Sep 26 : In the race to optimize solar energy's performance, scientists have used earth-abundant materials to harvest hydrogen fuel from the sun's energy.

Efficient LEDs to extend smartphone battery life

New York, Sep 26 : In what could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and produce better TV display screens, researchers at University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs).

Super strong cement to help reduce global warming

New York, Sep 26 : Industry-generated greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced by more than half with a new method to produce cement, says a study.

Earth's water older than the Sun: Study

Washington, Sep 26 : A significant fraction of our solar system's water is older than the Sun - indicating that abundant, organic-rich interstellar ices should probably be found in all young planetary systems, says pioneering research.

Earth's plate movements clue to mineral deposits: Study

Wellington, Sep 26 : Analysis of rocks from the seafloor off New Zealand has given scientists an insight into how the Earth's tectonic plates have been moving for millions of years and the formation of submarine mineral deposits.

Study raises hopes for endangered whales

Wellington, Sep 26 : Scientists have renewed hopes that one of the world's rarest whales might return to New Zealand waters after confirming a significant population around the sub-Antarctic Campbell Island.

How the brain learns from touch

New York, Sep 26 : People have learned to gather information from touch and researchers have now found how complex tactile sensations from the skin are coded at the cellular level in the brain.

Robots to restore electricity after disaster

New York, Sep 26 : Major power outages after a disaster may soon become things of the past as researchers have developed a tabletop model of a robot team that can bring power to places that need it the most.

Water might be older than the Sun: Study

Washington, Sep 26 : Up to half of the water on Earth is likely to be older than the solar system, a study says.

Brain acts randomly when 'caught in a spot'

Washington, Sept 26 : A new research has demonstrated that brain performs random actions when it temporarily disconnects the information about past experience from decision-making circuits.

Now, 'soft' Robot Octopus that's as adept at swimming as natural counterpart

Washington, Sept. 26 : Scientists have developed a soft "Robot Octopus" that is not only capable of swimming swiftly, but is also capable of carrying objects in its tentacles and crawling.

How 'birds' evolved from dinosaurs

Washington, Sept 26 : Scientists have found crucial information on how birds evolved with the help of most comprehensive dinosaur family tree ever.

Complex multi-cellular life existed 60m yrs before skeletal animals appeared

Washington, Sept 26 : A new study has revealed the discovery of 600 million years old fossil in central Guizhou Province of South China, suggesting that complex multi-cellular life existed 60m yrs before skeletal animals appeared on Earth during the Cambrian Explosion.

Earth's water older than Sun: Study

Washington, Sept 26 : A new study has revealed that water found on Earth predates the formation of the Sun, hinting that life could exist on exoplanets, the planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy.

'Star Trek-like' expedition provides deeper insight into Fraser River

London, Sep 25 : Rafting scientists recently carried out a "Star Trek-like" expedition that provided a deeper insight into the world of Fraser River.

About two-third of stars were born in clusters

Washington, Sept 25: A new research has revealed that about two-third of stars within 81 light years of Earth were born in clusters.

Camels are primary source of MERS-CoV transmission

Washington, Sep 25 : Scientists have recently provided evidence to support that Camels are primary source of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) transmission.

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