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Heartbeat-like radio signals detected billions of light years away 

July 15, 2022 12:10 pm

Researchers have labelled the signal as FRB 20191221A and believe it could have originated from a far-away neutron star.

Board Exam Results: Things to keep in mind while choosing a particular stream

July 11, 2022 12:14 pm

Choosing a stream for students can be a very difficult decision to make. From researching to seeking right advice, here's some things to keep in mind while choosing a particular stream.

Digging Deep: Is genetic recombination linked to expression of harmful traits?

June 06, 2022 8:17 am

A study published this week by a team of researchers from Canada suggests that that regions of the genome that are likely to undergo recombination are also more likely to flush out a set of deleterious alleles.

Digging Deep: Climate change could mean increased pathogen transmission

May 31, 2022 11:51 am

The number of pathogens jumping from one mammal species to another related species will only increase in the years to come, suggests a new report.

Engineers at Drexel University develop new Lithium-Sulphur tech that can revolutionise batteries

May 05, 2022 9:32 am

One benefit of Li-S batteries is that they have a higher theoretical energy density and can hold twice the charge of a regular Li-ion battery.

Weary of many disasters? UN says worse to come

April 26, 2022 3:35 pm

If current trends continue the world will go from around 400 disasters per year in 2015 to an onslaught of about 560 catastrophes a year by 2030, a United Nations report issued Monday said

How India’s birdman, Sálim Ali, showed us the interconnectedness of life

April 03, 2022 9:08 am

A recent collection of his radio talks point to the stellar role birds play in preserving our environment

US man who got 1st pig heart transplant dies after 2 months

March 09, 2022 9:23 pm

David Bennett, 57, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Doctors didn’t give an exact cause of death, saying only that his condition had begun deteriorating several days earlier.

Study Abroad: Top 3 scholarships offered by Israel to Indian students

March 10, 2022 12:44 pm

Israel, which has emerged as an upcoming study destination for STEM education, is now offering scholarships to meritorious Indian students in all fields.

Newly devised human family tree reveals the 'genealogy of everyone'

February 25, 2022 11:37 am

The study helps delineate human genetic diversity and map out how people globally are related to one another, with our species arising in Africa before fanning out worldwide.


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing: Here's everything you need to know

May 28, 2016 11:39 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed for the third time on a droneship in the Atlantic ocean. Here's all you need to know.


NYT ScienceTake: What ducks hear underwater

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

Scientists from the University of Delaware have created a hearing test for ducks. This is an important step. Watch here what they found.

Origin stories: Where the Global Positioning System or GPS came from

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Can you imagine your smartphone without the GPS? If not, you might want to thank god (or the scientists at MIT) for this day. See more: