Singapore, July 24 : Scientists have found a promising new alternative solar cell material that may lead to more efficient and cheaper solar panels.
New York, July 24 : A new megaraptorid dinosaur species discovered in Argentina's Patagonia Desert may help scientists find out the evolutionary origins of the megaraptorids represented by Megaraptor, Orkoraptor and Aerosteon.
Cairo, July 24 : The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 has left the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on the last leg of its round-the-world tour, the BBC reported on Sunday.
London, Jul 23 : A conversation about God between a "nervous" astronaut on the International Space Station and NASA Ground Control is causing a stir among UFO fans and conspiracy theorists.
New Delhi, July 23 : Social media giant Facebook has announced a hike in its number of users on the Messenger application by up to one billion, which marks a key milestone as it seeks to expand the platform to new services.
Sydney, July 23 : Thousands of intrusive photographs taken of women in public places like beaches have been shared to two hashtags on Twitter for years -- highlighting more abusive behaviour that needs to be banned on the microblogging site after a ban on conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos for his "targeted abuse online".
New York, July 23 : A new imaging software can not only predict how you will look with different hair styles, colours and appearances but can also help find a missing child or someove evading the law.
Beijing, July 23 : China has completed production of a huge amphibious aircraft, officials confirmed on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 22 : India's Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Mexico's National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) have approved 14 joint projects in four focus areas of cooperation - water, seismology, solar energy and biotechnology.
New Delhi, July 22 : Google today dedicated the doodle on its India homepage to one of Bollywood's most acclaimed playback singers, Mukesh Chand Mathur, better known as Mukesh, to mark his 93rd birth anniversary.
New York, July 22 : Borrowing an idea from metalsmiths and pastry chefs, researchers have created composite materials containing hundreds of layers that are just atoms thick but span the full width of the material -- a feat that could open new vistas in materials science.
London, July 22 : Paving the way for the next-generation storage revolution, scientists have pioneered a novel effect arising from the relativistic physics of Albert Einstein that allows the fabrication of a new type of magnet that behaves like cats.
New York, July 22 : A team of researchers has developed a new type of artificial muscle for soft robotics that can support a broad range of motion at relatively low voltage and no rigid components.
New Delhi, July 22 : Travel search marketplace ixigo has launched 'ixibaba' -- an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot which is designed to simplify online search for travellers.
New York, July 22 : In a bid to use drones to beam free internet to the nearly four billion people (60 per cent of the global population) from the sky, social media giant Facebook has announced the first full-scale test flight of its Aquila solar-powered high-altitude unmanned aircraft.
California, July 22 : A new NASA-led study finds that almost one-fifth of the global warming that has occurred in the past 150 years has been missed by historical records due to quirks in how global temperatures were recorded.
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : Move over sun and wind, grassoline is on its way! According to a team of researchers, the solution to our energy needs can be as simple as growing garden grass.
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : Not sure if a bouffy suits you? Don't worry, there's now an easy way of knowing how you would look with a particular hairstyle.
New York, July 22 : After revealing that it wants to use unmanned drone airships to beam the internet down to the estimated four billion people worldwide without it two years ago, social media giant Facebook on Thursday announced the first full-scale test flight of its solar-powered craft Aquila.
New Delhi, July 21 : India is likely to test a sub-scale demonstrator scramjet engine during the third quarter of 2016, parliament was told on Friday.
Washington D.C., July 21, : Corning Incorporated, the maker of Gorilla Glass, widely used as glass cover on Smartphones has unveiled its new version called the Gorilla Glass 5 for flagship devices.
New Delhi, July 21 : Are you new in the city? Here are some apps that will make your life easier.
New Delhi, July 21 : Search engine giant Google on Thursday launched a new "Google Cultural Institute" app and website which will help art lovers in India and across the globe discover famous works and artifacts from several museums from over 70 countries.
Washington D.C, Jul 21 : Move over titanium, the new titanium-gold alloy in town is four times harder than most steels.
New York, July 21 : A new 3D technique developed by Disney Research can capture the crucial yet subtle details of the eyes with just a single facial scan or even a single photo.
Washington D.C, Jul 21 (ANI): Using neuroimaging, the technology that give us "snapshots" of the brain at work, a team of researchers has revealed distinct stages of thinking.
California, July 21 : Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have conducted the first search for atmospheres around temperate, Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of habitability on two exoplanets.
Washington, July 21 : Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has conducted the first search for atmospheres around Earth-sized exoplanets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of presence of life on two rocky exoplanets.
Warsaw, July 21 : Polish scientists have developed a portable device enabling pregnant women to examine the state of their baby, including its heart rate, early detection of placenta abruption, baby's hypoxia or being tied with the umbilical cord.
California, July 20 : NASA's Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission is a first-of-its-kind project that aims to answer key questions about the consequences of climate change on the health of our oceans and their relationship with airborne particles and clouds. PACE will use a wide spectrum of wavelengths from an "ocean color" instrument to provide scientists with this information.
Toronto, July 20 : Taking help from Twitter, two astronomers have uncovered the strongest evidence yet that an enormous X-shaped structure made of stars lies within the central bulge of the Milky Way galaxy.
New York, July 20 : Researchers have identified a whole new class of high-performing organic molecules, inspired by Vitamin B2, that can safely store electricity from intermittent energy sources like solar and wind power in large batteries.
New York, July 20 : Researchers from Facebook's Connectivity Lab have developed a new technology that can one day make light-based wireless communications -- a far superior technology than the ones based on radio frequencies or microwaves -- a reality in the future.
New York, July 20 : The six-month period from January to June this year was the planet's warmest half-year on record, NASA has found.
New Delhi, July 19 : A new understanding of our galaxy's structure began in an unlikely way: on Twitter. A research effort sparked by tweets led scientists to confirm that the Milky Way's central bulge of stars forms an "X" shape. The newly published study uses data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission.
Washington, July 19 : Two key climate change indicators -- global surface temperatures and Arctic sea ice extent -- have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016, according to NASA analyses of ground-based observations and satellite data.
Washington D.C., July 19 : Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University have developed a 'biohybrid' robot that crawls like sea turtles.
Washington D.C., July 19 : Inspired by Vitamin B12, researchers from the Harvard University have identified a new class of high-performing organic molecules that can safely store electricity from energy sources like solar and wind power in large batteries.
New Delhi, July 19 : The global telecom body GSMA on Tuesday launched its mobile-based authentication solution, Mobile Connect, in India.
New York, July 19 : The tendency to depict female video game characters in secondary roles and sexualise them more than primary characters has diminished in recent years, say a study.
New York, July 19 : Combining tissues from a sea slug with flexible 3D printed components, researchers have built a "cyborg" robot that may one day help them probe the depths of fresh and saltwater with ease.
Washington, July 19 : Using data from NASA's Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission, an international team of astronomers has confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds with over 100 exoplanets, some of which may harbour life.
Bengaluru, July 18 : Bengaluru-based startup Gida on Monday launched a tiny wireless device that can be attached to valuables like keys and wallet and users can track these with smartphones.
New York, July 18 : Taking a page from Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels", a team of researchers has created malleable and microscopic self-assembling particles that can serve as the next generation of building blocks in the creation of synthetic materials.
New Delhi, July 18 : In a bid to provide women extra security as they travel in cabs, a Delhi-based duo has developed an app for monitoring a family member travelling with the driver in the absence of a guardian.
Washington D.C, Jul 18 : A team of researchers has invented a smart thread that collects diagnostic data when sutured into tissue.
New York, July 18 : A day after players complained about the server outage of popular augmented reality (AR) game Pokemon Go, hacking group OurMine, which also compromised social media accounts of many celebrities, on Monday took responsibility of hacking the game servers.
New Delhi, July 18 : At a time when Internet of Things (IoT), coupled with big data and video analytics, is the talk of every town globally, making sense of data and its optimum, secured storage is the key for the governments including in India, a top executive of US data storage company has said.
Washington D.C, Jul 18 : A recent study has shown that the neural architecture in the auditory cortex, the part of the brain that processes sound, of profoundly deaf and hearing people is virtually identical.
Washington D.C, Jul 18 : They may seem to have no other option than to rely entirely on insects, but it turns out, plants have been controlling their reproduction all along!
New Delhi, July 17 : Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco has announced partnership with Flipkart to provide exchange offers on mobile devices Le 1S Eco, Le 2 and Le Max2 on July 18 and 19.
Washington, July 17 : A malicious gaming app called Pokemon Go Ultimate, the first "lockscreen" app has made its way onto the Google Play store, said software security company ESET.
London, July 17 : Three students have been robbed at knife-point of their mobile phones while playing Pokemon Go.
New York, July 17 : A team comprising of Indian-origin researchers has found cybersecurity risks in 3D printing by examining two aspects -- printing orientation and insertion of fine defects.
Tokyo, July 17 : While it is widely accepted that an asteroid impact caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs and other life forms, researchers have been stumped by the process of how. In other words, they had figured out the killer, but not the murder weapon.
New York, July 17 : Researchers have created a comprehensive molecular atlas of brain development in non-human primate that could shed crucial light on what makes human brain development distinct.
Washington D.C, Jul 16 : When it comes to turtle shells, the first thing that crosses our minds is "shield," but it turns out, they were evolved for digging, not protection.
London, July 16 : In a first, scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have made an object disappear by using a material with nano-size particles that can enhance specific properties on the object's surface.
Washington D.C, Jul 16 : Wouldn't it be great if we could create a map that sheds crucial light on what makes human brain development distinct? Turns out a team of scientists has created one.
Washington D.C, Jul 16 : Invisibility cloak has hidden Harry Potter and hobbits from view and now, this sci-fi staple may be moving closer to reality!