Carbon released by plant respiration may be around 30 per cent higher than previously predicted, a study has found.
A computerised brain training program reduces risk of dementia among older adults by 29 per cent, a 10-year study claims.
NASA's Juno spacecraft beamed back a stunning image of a massive, raging storm in Jupiter's northern hemisphere
The space agencies of Japan and India, JAXA and ISRO, could collaborate on future lunar missions, said the ISRO chief in a joint statement.
Energy equivalent to about one solar mass was emitted as gravitational waves during the collision of black holes seven and 12 times the mass of the Sun.
Scientists have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of affordable wearable technology.
Researchers have discovered a new protein that could reduce the spread of cancer by binding the cancer cells together.
NASA scientists have compiled a captivating video that maps how the Earth’s surface has changed over a span of 20 years, using data from various satellites. In the Northern Hemisphere, ecosystems wake up in the spring and sprout new leaves, while a fleet of Earth-observing satellites track the spread of the newly green vegetation. Meanwhile, […]
Researchers have found Neanderthals survived at least 3,000 years longer in the Southern Iberia region, modern day Spain, long after they had died out everywhere else.
A cost-effective catalyst has been developed to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change - carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).
As per the report, through the operation, the team was able to successfully connect the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.
A cooling mechanism controlled by haze particles could be responsible for keeping Pluto's atmosphere more frigid than scientists expected
The annual Leonid meteor shower is expected to hit the Earth this year over the night of November 17, when it is expected to peak.
Data captured by a 'lost' satellite mission has provided scientists with vital information about gases in a galaxy cluster 240 million light years from Earth.
Researchers have identified a gene that can help fight a new devastating strain of a fungal disease that is now at the door of Punjab.
Scientists have found plastic in the stomachs of animals living more than 10 kilometres below the ocean surface.
Scientists have identified a Chinese herb which may help prevent dental caries due to its antibacterial capacity and tooth mineralisation benefit.
Scientists are developing an artificial intelligence (AI) system that breaks free from the internet and cloud computing, and provides greater privacy to users.
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet outside our solar system which is expected to be temperate and could be a "comfortable abode for possible life".
Scientists have successfully reproduced nanostructures found on butterfly wings in solar cells to enhance their light absorption rate by up to 200 per cent.
Scientists have developed an artificial cartilage from Kevlar - a material used for making bulletproof vests - that can withstand forces within the body without getting damaged.
NASA scientists have developed a tool to forecast which cities are vulnerbale to flooding due to melting of ice in a warming climate.
Scientists have uncovered the world's longest dinosaur tracks sprawling over more than 150 meters.
NASA is about to start testing a key energy source that could "empower" human crews on the Mars surface
Scientists have discovered rare, living specimens of stromatolites – the oldest evidence of life on Earth - deep within a remote, protected World Heritage Area in Australia.
Proposals to reduce the effects of global warming by imitating volcanic eruptions could have a devastating effect on global regions prone to either tumultuous storms or prolonged drought, a study has found.
The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of a corrective gene and a genetic tool to cut his DNA in a precise spot.
Driven by China's greater use of coal, global emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels are projected to rise again in 2017 after a three year hiatus.
Scientists have successfully printed washable and stretchable electronic circuits into fabric, paving the way for smart textiles and wearable electronics.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine prescribed for them.
A simple colour-changing test to detect fluoride in drinking water could help prevent skeletal fluorosis, the crippling bone disease, in developing countries like India, says a study.
Scientists have created a new artificial intelligence system that can identify a range of emotions - from happiness to disgust - in human speech.
More than 1.3 lakh Indian space enthusiasts have submitted their names to NASA to be carried to Mars onboard the US space agency's mission to the red planet next year.
A compound commonly used in hair bleach, hydrogen peroxide, made the eventual emergence of life on Earth possible, a study has found. Hydrogen peroxide was the vital ingredient in rock pores around underwater heat vents that set in train a sequence of chemical reactions that led to the first forms of life, according to lead […]
Researchers have developed a rubber film that generates electricity when stressed and could potentially be used as a sensor, integrated into clothing or even implanted in the human body
During Antarctica's summer, scientists from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (UWM) climbed the McIntyre Promontory's frozen slopes in the Transantarctic Mountains, and found evidence of these ancient fossils.