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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

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

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