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Scientists dive into 'Midnight Zone' to study dark ocean

February 07, 2020 4:44 pm

Scientists from the British-led Nekton Mission plan to survey wildlife and gauge the effects of climate change in the unexplored area.

Winners of Infosys Prize 2019 announced in Bengaluru

November 08, 2019 2:08 pm

Each winner of the Infosys Prize 2019 will get a pure gold medal, a citation and a prize purse of USD 100,000 (or its equivalent in Rupees).

Have dark forces been messing with the cosmos

February 26, 2019 10:26 am

The cosmos is expanding only about 9 per cent more quickly than theory prescribes. But this slight-sounding discrepancy has intrigued astronomers, who think it might be revealing something new about the universe.

Science in 140 characters: Cussy beginnings

February 14, 2016 1:22 am

What scientists are tweeting about.

New biomaterial that enhances stem cells' ability developed

May 29, 2014 1:22 pm

The biomaterial also dissolves once repair is well underway and its stealth coating makes it invisible to the immune system.

Brain hard-wired to link what we see with what we do

March 15, 2014 10:04 am

The newly discovered network triggers reactions even before the conscious brain has time to process them.

First animals created oxygen for life to begin

March 10, 2014 3:40 pm

Sponges, the first animals to evolve require only small amounts of oxygen, study reveals.

Apollo asteroid to hurtle between moon and Earth today

March 05, 2014 2:09 pm

Asteroid will be passing by Earth on March 5 at around 21:06 Universal Time.

Genes that determine mutation in pigeons can also cause melanoma in humans: study

February 08, 2014 2:12 pm

The three key genes that determine feather colour in pigeons are the same that can be responsible for melanoma and albinism.

NASA to make water on Moon and oxygen on Mars

January 30, 2014 4:14 pm

The Moon mission will be the US space agency's first attempt to demonstrate in-situ resource utilisation (ISRU) beyond Earth.