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By Arun Kumar, Washington, Oct 22 : Sahil Doshi, a 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his innovative, eco-friendly battery design that could help lower harmful greenhouse gases.
Washington, Oct 22 : A rapid-fire "storm" of high energy explosion from extremely magnetized neutron star, also called as a magnetar, detected by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope on Jan. 22, 2009 has now provided hints of Starquakes to the astronomers.
Washington, Oct 22 : Researchers have recently studied male moths process of detecting their female partners miles away with the help of 'pheromones' in the air.
Washington, Oct 22 : A new research has revealed that Stegosaurus dinosaurs, who were mostly portrayed as plant eaters, were also lethal fighters and used their spiky tails to fight against their enemies.
Washington, Oct 22 : A new study has helped scientist understand that cosmic rays can threaten deep-space astronaut missions in the future.
Washington, Oct 22 : A new study has provided deeper insight into how big black holes can block formation of new stars in the aging galaxies.
London, Oct 22 : They may be exorbitantly expensive at the moment, but cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells have the potential to challenge the dominance of petrol and diesel cars in the near future, said a researcher from Loughborough University in Britain.
New York, Oct 22 : Massive black holes spewing out radio-frequency-emitting particles at near-light speed can block formation of new stars in ageing galaxies, a study has found.
Washington, Oct 22 : Cosmic rays have created radiation hazards in space that potentially threaten future deep-space astronaut missions, said researchers.
Washington, Oct 21 : Two Indian-origin high school students Ilina and Medha Krishen have developed screening tools to detect lung and heart disease using electronic stethoscopes.
Washington, Oct 21 : Mutation of a single gene blocks sweat production leading to an increased risk of hyperthermia, also known as heatstroke, said a study.
Washington, Oct 21 : NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter successfully captured views of the comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring when it whizzed past Mars Sunday, obtaining key information about its nucleus.
Washington, Oct 21 : A new study has shed light on why some people suffer from the winter blues while others get through the winter without any problems.
Washington, Oct 21 : Scientists have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre.
Kolkata, Oct 21 : Amateur or ham radio can counter the negative effects of social networking by providing a safer and alternative route for making friends worldwide, according to a licensed ham operator based in West Bengal.
London, Oct 21 : In a virtual computer experiment, researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have discovered information strings with peculiar properties that can reveal how the life originated on the Earth.
By Somrita Ghosh, New Delhi, Oct 21 : For 22-year-old student Ridhima Shukla, taking pictures like a professional in the run-up to Diwali is pure fun - for she cannot resist capturing the colourful lanterns, diyas and lights that fill the air.
Canberra, Oct 21 : Australian doctors have used a 3D printer to help build a Melbourne man a new heel bone and save him from losing his leg to cancer.
Washington, Oct 20 : NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has provided data about a comet 'Siding Spring' that buzzed the Red Planet and the concerted campaign of observations may have yielded fresh clues to the solar system's earliest days more than 4 billion years ago.
Washington, Oct 20 : In a new study, scientists have found that natural gas alone was not enough to slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
Washington, Oct 20 : NASA Scientists have spotted a crocodile-like creature on Mars, hinting towards another sign of life on the red planet.
Washington, Oct 20 : Scientists have revealed that expanding energy access increases CO2 emissions but in India and other developing countries it could have positive effects and very little effect on climate change.
Washington, Oct 20 : Japanese scientists have recently discovered carbon nanotube-based lights that are more efficient than LEDs.
New York, Oct 20 : Megakaryocytes or large cells found in bone marrow play a critical role in regulating stem cells, found a study.
London, Oct 20 : Looking at how certain organisms manage to lower the toxicity of pollutants, researchers have discovered that vitamin B12 could be the key to combating pollution.
London, Oct 20 : Refuting earlier claims, researchers have discovered that a degenerative spinal condition and not a spinal inflammatory disease hit members of the ancient Egyptian royal families from the 18th to the early 20th dynasties.
Sydney, Oct 20 : Sexual intercourse was pioneered by a group of unsightly, long-extinct fish about 385 million years ago in Scotland, Australian scientists have reported.
Washington, Oct 20 : All three NASA orbiters around Mars confirmed their healthy status after each took shelter behind the Red Planet during a period of risk from dust released by a comet that sped past Mars Sunday - closer than any other known comet flyby off a planet.
Singapore, Oct 19 : Imagine a dead smartphone battery getting charged up to 70 percent in flat two minutes?
Washington, Oct 19 : A new study has revealed that a thin ring inserted into the eye could improve vision up close providing easy remedy for presbyopia and making reading glasses obsolete soon.
London, Oct 19 : In a major breakthrough, researchers have discovered how bacteria destroy antibiotics - a finding that will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future.
New York, Oct 19 : Using a simple technique known as multiple combinations of cell populations, researchers have grown tissue of the oesophagus (food pipe).
New York, Oct 19 : A new study focused on the interior of Saturn's icy moon Mimas suggests that its icy surface cloaks either a rugby ball-shaped rocky core or a sloshing sub-surface ocean.
Washington, Oct 18 : A recent study has shown that the color red increases people's attraction but the effect may not be limited to humans.
London, Oct 18 : The US Air Force's X-37B space aircraft has recently returned to Earth after a two year of secret mission, it has been reported.
Washington, Oct 18 : By mixing inexpensive iron with a tiny amount of rare palladium, researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to producing biofuels cheaply and more efficiently.
Washington, Oct 18 : A comet called C/2013 A1 or Siding Spring will pass within about 139,500 kms of Mars Sunday, NASA said in a statement.
Washington, Oct 18 : Driven by a warming climate, birds typically found in more southerly regions are gradually pushing north, restructuring the communities of birds that spend their winter in northern latitudes, research has found.
London, Oct 18 : The concept of the colour red being defined as a signal that suggests that a woman is ready to mate is not limited to the human species. The 'red effect' sparks a similar interest in female monkeys as well, suggesting that it is somewhat of an evolutionary mechanism.
Los Angeles, Oct 18 : After spending about 22 months orbiting the Earth on a secret mission, a US Air Force X-37B unmanned, reusable space plane has finally returned.
London, Oct 17 : Scientists have developed a metal ball shaped fusion reactor that may be able to save the world by powering it forever.
Tokyo, Oct. 17 : NEC Corporation has developed a first-of-its-kind blood pressure measurement technology that enables high-precision blood pressure measurements with a low application of pressure (stress).
Washington, Oct 17 : Scientists using instruments aboard the Cassini spacecraft, have measured the wobbles of Mimas, the closest of Saturn's regular moons, and observed that the back and forth wobble caused a surface displacement of 6 kilometers.
Washington, Oct 17 : The space telescope IRIS researchers have found evidence of such short-lived heat pockets in the Sun and showed that the temperature distribution within the Sun's outer layers could occasionally turn topsy turvy.
Washington, Oct 17 : Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has repositioned their Mars orbiter Mangalyaan as a comet called Siding Spring comet will reportedly come closer to Mars on 19th October, 2014.
Washington, Oct 17 : A new study has suggested that the wobbles of Mimas, the closest of Saturn's regular moons, indicate that the moon either contains a weirdly shaped rocky core or has a sub-surface ocean beneath its icy shell.
Washington, Oct 17 : A new study has revealed that siblings uniquely promote sympathy and altruism in boys.
Washington, Oct 17 : A new study has revealed that there is "hidden brain signatures" of consciousness in the patients in a vegetative state.
Washington, Oct 17 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently spotted a diminutive object that is estimated to be over 13 billion light-years away; this is supposed to be one of the farthest, faintest, and smallest galaxies ever seen.
Washington, Oct 16 : A new space study detected mysterious dark matter-'axions' in the X-Ray sky.
Washington, Oct 17 : A new study has revealed that male and female brains respond in remarkably different ways to high-fat meals and the differences in male brains brain lead to greater inflammation and increased health risks in males that indulge on fatty foods in comparison to females.
Washington, Oct 17 : Scientists have, for the very first time, created a three-dimensional map of the 'adolescent' universe, which shows the evolution of galaxies over 11 billion years.
Washington, Oct 17 : A new study has revealed that male brains are wired in such a way that they suppress the ability to locate food in order to instead focus on finding a mate.
London, Oct 17 : A team of European researchers has found that viruses are causing severe diseases and mass deaths in many amphibians including frogs and salamanders.
New York, Oct 17 : Can your smartphone detect very high-energy cosmic rays that hit the Earth from space? Yes, say physicists.
Washington, Oct 17 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a tiny, faint galaxy - one of the farthest galaxies ever seen through a giant cosmic magnifying glass over 13 billion light years away.
London, Oct 17 : A team of researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist Srivas Chennu from University of Cambridge has found hidden signatures of consciousness in the brains of people in a vegetative state.
Washington, Oct 17 : New findings by NASA spacecraft about how the Sun's atmosphere or corona or what causes solar winds that can impact technological infrastructure in space and on Earth has given the scientific community an unprecedented amount of information about our Sun.
Seoul, Oct 16 : A mobile operator in South Korea announced Thursday it has developed a technology that combines the frequencies of WiFi networks and LTE (Long-Term Evolution) to increase the speed of data transmission.
London, Oct 16 : In a NASA footage, which shows two International Space Station (ISS) astronauts on a spacewalk, a more mysterious object has appeared in the background.