Researchers found that people were less likely to rely on their knowledge when they had access to the Internet. The Net has also made it less acceptable to say you know something, but turn out to be incorrect.
Five scientists look at the science we missed at the Indian Science Congress.
The Reserve Bank of India has announced withdrawal of currency notes issued before 2005.
Chinas Tianhe-2 became the worlds fastest supercomputer in June,setting a new record in strategic technology. While this field grows at a phenomenal pace,the need for speedy calculations accompanies it. Supercomputers can zero in on solutions,eliminate duds,and test probabilities of variables much faster. Heres a look at these gigantic arrays of processing power and what lies beneath
Data tools are combining airline records and demographics to track disease threats
Last week,solar plane HB-SIA completed a coast-to-coast flight across the US over 45 days. This project has shown for the first time that its possible to fly long distancesby day and nighton solar power. Since it took off from California,it has only been setting records. Whats next: around the world in 2015 in a solar plane.
A herbal medicine used by a local healer in a Jharkhand village has been found to inhibit up to 40 antibiotic-resistant strains of the disease.
Social network analysis is witnessing a surge in activity at the Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore,with work involving data from Enron,Twitter and even terror networks in the mix.
Scientists have named and catalogued 1.3 million species till date. A new study says there might be about 8.7 million in all,but critics say the Earths diversity could be far greater.
Socialites know how hard it is to juggle friendshipsthere just doesnt seem to be enough time for everyone.
Recent studies have suggested correlations between certain lifestyle-related risk factors and Alzheimers,but scientific proof is still elusive.
As research budgets tighten at US universities and financing agencies,scientists turn to the Web to raise research funds.
Gujarat researchers have found camel milk to be beneficial against diabetes and other diseases.
New findings suggest that certain foods trigger powerful chemical reactions in the body and the brain.
Researchers have long known that the brain links all kinds of new facts,related or not,when they are learned about the same time.