The development was reported by the the Science Ministry of the German State of Hessen via a media statement
Eminent personalities from Politics, Sports, Bollywood offered condolences to veteran scientist and former President of India and Bharat Ratna Dr A P J Abdul Kalam who passed away on Monday.
Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi claimed that the credit of Information Technology (IT) revolution in Karnataka should go to the NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Using a series of tests, a British-led research team said they had found that people with the variation not only had higher levels of the "hunger hormone" ghrelin in their blood but also increased sensitivity to the chemical in their brains.
Analyzing the roll of the foot remains standard practice among fitness and medical professionals in the belief it will lead to a better shoe fit and fewer injuries.
A team of Indian researchers, led by Dr Sathees C Raghavan of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, have identified a molecule which they claim will revolutionise the cure for cancer.
A rise in static electricity below the ground could be a reliable indicator that an earthquake is imminent, say scientists who are now launching an experiment to predict quakes well in time to save thousands of lives.
Scientists have discovered a molecular pathway by which morphine, a common painkiller, actually increases pain in some individuals.
The first truly Earth-like alien planet is likely to be spotted next year, scientists claim, saying the epic discovery would cause humanity to reassess its place in the universe.
This biotech firm looks to cure common skin disorders.
Academics are beginning to take their research and ideas forward by setting up their own ventures.
"There is no specific threat. It was a watch and alert. There is no likelihood of any tsunami in the Indian Ocean region," NDMA Vice President Sashidhar Reddy told PTI.
The congenial Professor Duan Xuru doesn't look like a stereotypical mad scientist as he shows guests into a cluttered laboratory filled with canisters, vacuum pumps and patched-up pipes tied together with spirals of blue wire and rubber tubing.
Scientists say they are close to achieving a 200 year old goal of creating a universal system of measurements based on stable quantities, as they progress towards changing how the kilogram is defined.