Svante Pääbo has been given the top honour “for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution", an official statement said.
In seven quick chapters, scientist Justin Gregg unpacks how humans are 'why' specialists, and why we would do well not to consider our intelligence superior to other animals'.
These miniature jellyfish, known as Turritopsis dohrnii, wave and grasp with their pale tentacles, bringing plankton to their mouths, as do many other jellyfish species adrift in the glowing water.
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore have created and tested a brand-new COVID-19 vaccine candidate that resembles the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
The Education Department of the Delhi government gave the information in response to an application filed under the Right To Information (RTI) Act on behalf of PTI. The RTI sought information on the number of Delhi government schools teaching science and commerce subjects in classes 11 and 12 as well as the number of new schools opened by the government between February 2015 and May 2022 in the city.
The study is based on observations of a population of free-ranging, long-tailed macaques that live in or near the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud, a Balinese town in Indonesia, where the animals regularly receive food from humans.
Stars come in many varieties, including simmering dwarfs and brilliant hypergiants. The life expectancy and ultimate fate of a star — and, therefore, any planets orbiting it — is tied to its mass: Red dwarfs may live for trillions of years, whereas massive stars blow up within a few million.
Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel unveiled the 'Gujarat Semiconductor Policy’, will remain in force till 2027, state Science and Technology Minister Jitu Vaghani said in a statement.
If you’re taking antidepressants, it’s very important you don’t stop doing so without speaking to your doctor first. But people need all this information to make informed decisions.
In order to establish a new "Makers Lab" for research and development in quantum computing, explainable artificial intelligence, and the Metaverse,Tech Mahindra and Mahindra University have signed a memorandum of understanding.
Policymakers and leaders in science and industry are pinning their hopes on further innovation to drive economic recovery.
U.S. astronaut Frank Rubio will launch to the space station from Kazakhstan with two Russians in September. That same month, Russian cosmonaut, Anna Kikina, will join two Americans and one Japanese aboard a SpaceX rocket flying from Florida.
Webb's use of the infrared light spectrum allows the telescope to see through the cosmic dust and see light from faraway light from the corners of the universe
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The material can emit, detect, and modulate infrared light with high efficiency making it useful for "solar and thermal energy harvesting and for optical communication devices", the government said.
A few German cockroaches that had been fed the lunar diet ended up in the laboratory of Marion Brooks, an entomologist at the University of Minnesota. She found no evidence that the moon dust was toxic to the cockroaches, according to an article in The Star Tribune of Minneapolis from Oct. 6, 1969.
The device was selected by the Department of Biotechnology for showcasing and launch on its 10th foundation day and at the 1st Bio-Tech Expo 2022.
An egg belonging to a titanosaurid dinosaur was found nested in another one at the Dinosaur Fossil National Park in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district.
A new study published in peer-reviewed journal 'nature' throws some light on the baffling phenomena.
A climate change-related study ended in an element of surprise for a team of researchers from New Zealand.
Google Doodle: Satyendra Nath Bose's paper 'Planck’s Law and the Hypothesis of Light Quanta' is considered one of the most important findings in quantum theory.
'Science Beyond Borders', curated by the Institut Francais en Inde and its partners, showcases collaborations in the fields of maths, astronomy, aviation, medicine, culture and space programmes.
A travelling exhibition which is now in Bengaluru throws light on a cosmic destiny.
Sagittarius A* possesses 4 million times the mass of our sun and is located about 26,000 light-years -- the distance light travels in a year, 5.9 trillion miles (9.5 trillion km) -- from Earth.
There is no medical basis for suggesting that 10,000 steps a day is the magic number. As with most modern myths, the source of this number is in marketing.