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Budapest mural pays tribute to Katalin Kariko, Hungarian-born pioneer behind Covid-19 vaccine

August 30, 2021 9:50 am

Budapest residents were happy to see her smiling face on the wall of a residential building in a leafy part of the city

Scientists worldwide in open letter call for investigation of origin of SARS-CoV2

June 29, 2021 1:09 am

The letter said that failing to comprehensively investigate the pandemic origins puts everyone and future generations at unnecessary risk, and it called on the world leaders to adopt a two-track approach for ensuring the fullest possible investigation of the pandemic origins.

IISER scientist devises kitchen hack for firefighting using vinegar, baking soda

June 09, 2021 1:03 pm

Samrat Ghosh, a scientist at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, has demonstrated how fire response time can be almost immediate and some measures to bring it under control can be initiated before firefighters arrive

Punjab born Indian-American Sikh scientist gets Padma Vibhushan posthumously

January 26, 2021 10:14 am

With more than 100 patents throughout his career, his research works lasers, fibre optics, solar energy etc, Narinder Singh Kapany was a distinguished Indian-American Sikh scientist who also had great interest in Sikh art and philanthropy activities.

Iran's supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist

November 29, 2020 7:58 am

The slaying threatens to renew tensions between the U.S. and Iran in the waning days of President Donald Trump's term, just as President-elect Joe Biden has suggested his administration could return to Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers from which Trump earlier withdrew.

Vacancies for scientist posts under IT Ministry; pay scale over Rs 2 lakh

April 07, 2020 1:44 pm

The application process will be closed on April 30, 2020. The selected candidates for the post of scientist B, C can get a pay scale above Rs 2 lakh

Chinese Scientist who created world’s first genetically altered babies jailed for three years

December 31, 2019 2:48 pm

Chinese scientist who created the world’s first genetically altered babies has been sentenced to three years in prison and a lifelong ban from working in reproductive technology.

Police: 32-yr-old scientist hangs herself at home

April 29, 2016 4:58 am

According to sources, police have recovered a suicide note in which the woman, identified as Puja Rai, said that no one was responsible for her death.

Drug for skin disorder may help in treating Alzheimer's: Scientists

December 09, 2014 11:34 am

Scientists researched that It may be possible to treat Alzheimer's disease with a drug used for treating a skin disorder.

Real science is in small laboratories: Prof Rao

April 03, 2014 1:07 pm

Prof. Rao believes that real science is done in small laboratories by people who are mad about it.