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  • Barrier Reef outlook poor despite coral 'recovery': Scientists Jul 19, 2021 11:31 AM IST

    Barrier Reef outlook poor despite coral 'recovery': Scientists

    The United Nations cultural agency recommended last month that the world's largest reef system be placed on its endangered list because of damage to the corals largely caused by climate change.

  • We didn't back doubling of vaccine dosing gap: Indian scientists Jun 16, 2021 08:10 AM IST

    We didn't back doubling of vaccine dosing gap: Indian scientists

    The ministry of health announced the decision to change the gap from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks on May 13, at a time when supplies of the shot were falling short of demand and infections were surging across the country.

  • Thanks to Coronavirus, Earth is a cleaner, less-polluted place to live May 20, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    Thanks to Coronavirus, Earth is a cleaner, less-polluted place to live

    Scientists calculated that pollution levels for the year will end up between 4% and 7% lower than 2019. That's the biggest annual drop in carbon emissions since World War II.

  • WHO slams 'racist' calls for Africa to be vaccine testing ground Apr 07, 2020 09:06 AM IST

    WHO slams 'racist' calls for Africa to be vaccine testing ground

    WHO director-general told a virtual news conference, insisting "we will follow all the rules to test any vaccine or therapeutics all over the world whether it is in Europe, Africa or wherever.

  • Over 1,000 scientists, scholars sign petition demanding withdrawal of citizenship bill Dec 10, 2019 01:55 PM IST

    Over 1,000 scientists, scholars sign petition demanding withdrawal of citizenship bill

    The Lok Sabha passed the bill a little past midnight on Monday after a heated debate that lasted over seven hours. It seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there.

  • Extend research from labs to land, PM Modi to scientists Mar 16, 2018 11:55 AM IST

    Extend research from labs to land, PM Modi to scientists

    Addressing the inaugural session of the 105th Indian Science Congress here, he said India has a rich tradition and a long history of both discovery and use of science and technology.

  • India should have effective strategy to fight alien species: Scientists Dec 15, 2017 08:10 AM IST

    India should have effective strategy to fight alien species: Scientists

    The view emerged at a two-day national conference attended by scientists and experts from across the country who assessed the current status of the IAS and its effect on biodiversity.

  • Time running out to save planet, 15,000 scientists warn Nov 14, 2017 01:10 PM IST

    Time running out to save planet, 15,000 scientists warn

    Twenty five years ago, a majority of the world's living Nobel Laureates united to sign a warning letter about the Earth.

  • First half of this year 2nd hottest on record, behind 2016 Jul 19, 2017 02:05 PM IST

    First half of this year 2nd hottest on record, behind 2016

    The average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 0.91 degrees Celsius above the 20th century average of 13.5 degrees Celsius.

  • Carbon dioxide turned into fuel using light Feb 23, 2017 05:14 PM IST

    Carbon dioxide turned into fuel using light

    Scientists have developed tiny nanoparticles that help convert carbon dioxide into methane - a key building block for many types of fuels - using only ultraviolet light as an energy source.

  • DNA computer brings 'smart drugs' a step closer: study Feb 18, 2017 12:54 PM IST

    DNA computer brings 'smart drugs' a step closer: study

    Scientists have developed the first DNA computer capable of detecting several antibodies in the blood, paving the way for smart drugs for better delivery of medication for conditions such as rheumatism and Crohn's disease, with fewer side effects and at lower cost.

  • January 2017 third warmest on record Feb 16, 2017 12:08 PM IST

    January 2017 third warmest on record

    Last month's temperature was 0.20 degrees Celsius cooler than the warmest January in 2016. However, it was 0.92 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean January temperature from 1951-1980.

  • PM Modi asks scientists to keep eye on rise of disruptive tech Jan 03, 2017 02:08 PM IST

    PM Modi asks scientists to keep eye on rise of disruptive tech

    In his address at the inauguration of the 104th session of the Indian Science Congress, Modi listed "rapid global rise of Cyber-Physical Systems" as one important area that needed to be addressed, saying it has potential to pose unprecedented challenges and stresses on the demographic dividend.

  • Soon, your smartphone may be charged in seconds! Nov 22, 2016 12:28 PM IST

    Soon, your smartphone may be charged in seconds!

    Scientists from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the US developed a new process for creating the novel supercapacitors.

  • Soon, internet search engines may help prevent suicides Nov 01, 2016 12:18 PM IST

    Soon, internet search engines may help prevent suicides

    Search engine queries not only tell a lot about the user's interests and predilections, they also contain information relating to their mood or state of health.

  • New way to turn CO2 into fuel: Study Nov 01, 2016 09:10 AM IST

    New way to turn CO2 into fuel: Study

    The team used a catalyst made of carbon, copper and nitrogen and applied voltage to trigger a complicated chemical reaction that essentially reverses the combustion process.

  • Gravitational waves discovery: PM lauds role of Indian Feb 12, 2016 07:54 AM IST

    Gravitational waves discovery: PM lauds role of Indian

    "Historic detection of gravitational waves opens up new frontier for understanding of universe," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a series of posts on the microblogging website.

  • India largest sender of engineers, scientists to US: Report Jan 14, 2016 03:11 PM IST

    India largest sender of engineers, scientists to US: Report

    The report prepared by the National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) said the number of scientists and engineers residing in the US rose from 21.6 million to 29 million from 2003 to 2013.

  • 'Lost world' of Australian rainforest yields 3 new species Oct 29, 2013 10:19 AM IST

    'Lost world' of Australian rainforest yields 3 new species

    The new animals are a leaf-tail gecko, a golden-coloured skink and a boulder-dwelling frog living in the unique rocky rainforest in Cape Melville, some 1,500 km (900 miles) north west of Brisbane, Australia's third most populous city.

  • Two Higgs boson scientists tipped for Nobel prize Sep 25, 2013 12:03 PM IST

    Two Higgs boson scientists tipped for Nobel prize

    Recognition for a discovery that made headlines worldwide will come as no surprise, but deciding who deserves the glory is a tricky matter for the prize committee, which will announce its winner or winners on October 8.

  • Scientists grow new stem cells in a living mouse Sep 12, 2013 10:34 AM IST

    Scientists grow new stem cells in a living mouse

    Stem cell experts who were not directly involved in the study said its success was exciting, but noted that the technique as it stands could not be used in humans since the reprogrammed cells also lead to tumours forming in the mice.

  • Chemicals in human skin can make us invisible to mosquitoes Sep 10, 2013 05:09 PM IST

    Chemicals in human skin can make us invisible to mosquitoes

    At the American Chemical Society's meeting in Indianapolis, researchers described a group of compounds that could block mosquitoes' ability to smell potential targets.

  • Scientists decode wine grape genome Sep 02, 2013 03:59 PM IST

    Scientists decode wine grape genome

    The invaluable potential application of understanding in wine-making is the new objective of scientists who sequenced the genome of the high-value Tannat grape, from which "the most healthy of red wines" are fermented.

  • Old cancer drug may help transplant patients Aug 31, 2013 04:56 PM IST

    Old cancer drug may help transplant patients

    Old tumour drug Zebularine has the ability to subdue the reaction of the body's immune system. This could be important in situations where tissue or organs are transplanted.

  • Protein behind age-related memory loss found Aug 29, 2013 05:25 PM IST

    Protein behind age-related memory loss found

    The study conducted in postmortem human brain cells and in mice, also offers the strongest causal evidence that age-related memory loss and Alzheimer's disease are distinct conditions.

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