Climate cycles on early Mars, may have caused liquid water to carve out deep canyons and extensive valley networks on Mars' surface.
Superheavy element 117 has been officially named "tennessine" - about six years after its discovery was first reported.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft will dive through Saturn's unexplored regions and graze past edge of the planet's main rings.
Earth's technosphere, comprising of all the structures that humans have constructed, now weighs 30 trillion tonnes.
Elon Musk's SpaceX hopes to return its Falcon 9 rocket to flight on December 16, said Iridium Communications Inc.
Our 3.18 million-year-old human ancestor Lucy may have frequently climbed trees and nested in them at night to avoid predators
Astronomers have observed the smallest asteroid ever characterised - a tiny space rock measuring two metres in diameter
TeamIndus is the only Indian team in the Google Lunar X contest, and has tied up with ISRO for its rover.
First 'water-wave laser' that emits a beam through the interaction of light and water waves has been created by scientists.
Scientists have discovered one of the densest "hot Jupiters", an exoplanet transiting a distant six-billion-year-old Sun-like star.
Researchers have discovered fossils of 2.5 billion-year-old sulfur-oxidising bacteria that survived without oxygen
Manipulation of 2D materials such as graphene could make electronic and photonic devices faster, smaller and efficient.
NASA has successfully relayed data from Curiosity and Opportunity Mars rovers to Earth using Europe's new Trace Gas Orbiter
A new study suggests a low-mass supernova triggered the formation of our solar system
The finding might lead to new applications that take advantage of the unique electrical and thermal properties of ice
While it is already scientifically possible to split water into Hydrogen and oxygen, highly efficient catalysts are the key to moving the system to one that is economically viable, researchers said.
Astronomers in Japan have observed the transit of a potentially habitable Earth-like extra-solar planet known as K2-3d
Theory which predicts variable speed of light, not constant as suggested by Albert Einstein, may soon be tested.
Researchers have grown a man-made diamond that, when placed in a radioactive field, is able to generate a small electrical current.
Visual problems affecting astronauts on space missions is related to volume changes in clear fluid found around brain and spinal cord.
Scientists are looking at converting smartphone cameras into an optical sensor which can sense food quality.
Torobo-kun robot with AI has now failed Japanese National Centre Test for University admission, four years in a row.
Dozens of apps, monitoring systems aimed at tracking unscrupulous fishing vessels are being rolled out; also help prevent labor abuse at sea.
US engineers have developed grass species that eliminate toxic compounds used in explosives.
NASA to work with UAE's Space Agency to put communications capability on the UAE's spacecraft Hope that will reach Mars in 2021.
Team "High Voltage" from India won silver in the Regular Junior High category in the 13th World Robot Olympiad (WRO).
Japan plans to build the world's fastest-known supercomputer in a bid to arm the country's manufacturers with a platform for research.
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A speed hump causes a cyclist twice as much discomfort as it causes someone riding a motorised vehicle at the same speed; researchers feel better designed humps can encourage cycling.
Materials whose magnetic properties can be quickly and easily manipulated in order to write and access data on them are needed.
Researchers are working to optimise fuel economy of next gen off-highway vehicles that could lead to fuel savings and fewer carbon emissions.
ISRO is seeking scientific proposals for Mars Orbiter Mission-2 to expand inter-planetary research
Interfederal Space Agency of Belgium will be set up next year and help local industry retain a 5-percent share of the EU's space industry.
A nano size squeeze can significantly boost the performance of platinum catalysts that help generate energy in fuel cells.
Hypnoguard, designed by researchers, is a new software that can safeguard data even when the computer is in sleep mode.
The area of sea ice around Antarctica has barely changed in size in the past 100 years, researchers have found.