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Einstein’s ‘spooky’ theory key to secure Internet

March 25, 2014 10:38:38 pm

Einstein highlighted a 'spooky' theory in quantum mechanics, which entangled particles even when separated by large distances.

First man-made ‘living materials’ created in laboratory

March 24, 2014 1:04:53 pm

This method could someday by utilized to design more advanced devices like solar cells, self-heating materials or diagnostic sensors.

Earliest evidence of limb bone marrow in 370-mn-yr-old fish

March 22, 2014 1:28:41 pm

Researchers discovered that Eusthenopteron, lobe-finned fish exhibited typical marrow processes inside its upper arm bone .

Space debris will surround earth, make future space missions impossible, warn scientists

March 17, 2014 9:48:13 am

Removing between five and 10 large satellites from space each year would be enough to stop the debris cloud from growing, says ESA.

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

March 15, 2014 10:04:25 am

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

World’s first solar-powered toilet set for India launch

March 14, 2014 1:20:30 pm

It converts human waste into biochar which can be used to increase crop yields and sequester carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.

Explore your brain in real time

March 12, 2014 6:26:12 pm

Neuroscientists have developed a virtual reality system that lets you watch your thoughts on screen in real-time.

World Wide Web is 25: To make everyone see his work, this physicist spun the Web

March 13, 2014 12:36:09 pm

The Ubiquitous web that has become a part of our lives started as a collaboration platform at CERN.

Computing goes beyond keyboards, can now be controlled even by thought

March 11, 2014 4:02:02 pm

Across the world there are multiple teams working on ways to make computing more natural

American, two Russians back on Earth after half-year in space

March 11, 2014 1:19:48 pm

The trio landed on Earth in their Soyuz capsule at 0324 GMT outside Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.

First animals created oxygen for life to begin

March 10, 2014 3:40:40 pm

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

Navigational satellite IRNSS 1-B launch set for March 31

March 7, 2014 7:14:23 pm

This is the second of the seven satellites planned for Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS), whose applications include terrestrial and marine navigation, disaster management, vehicle tracking and fleet management.

Lasers to clean up space junk

March 7, 2014 3:39:11 pm

The Australian Government's Industry Department has announced a new USD 20 million CRC to help scientists track tiny pieces of debris orbiting the Earth.

How deep can a fish go? Scientists may have answer

March 5, 2014 4:18:19 pm

The snailfish have little pigmentation due to the lack of light in their environment, hence their translucent appearance.

Apollo asteroid to hurtle between moon and Earth today

March 5, 2014 2:09:35 pm

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

Usain Bolt’s lightning speed could allow him to fly on Titan

March 4, 2014 3:31:09 pm

Bolt's top speed would be enough for him to take off on Titan while wearing a regular wingsuit.

Spin speed determines size of spiral galaxies

March 1, 2014 12:15:50 pm

Some galaxies are very flat discs of stars and others are more bulging or even spherical, says Danail Oberschkow.

Sharks-eye-view: Underwater world captured by new camera footage

February 28, 2014 1:52:04 pm

Scientists are also piloting a project using instruments ingested by sharks and other top ocean predators

NASA makes ‘windfall’ discovery of 715 new planets

February 27, 2014 2:45:50 pm

The research team used a technique called verification by multiplicity, which relies in part on the logic of probability.

Future computer can be termed on and off using light

February 26, 2014 6:05:27 pm

Kar and Jung's devices - which are the first to integrate electronic and optical properties on a single electronic chip represent a critical breakthrough in making this dream computer a reality.

Water vapour found on Jupiter-like planet

February 25, 2014 3:24:00 pm

The new technique could help researchers learn about how many planets with water - like Earth - exist within our galaxy, researchers said.

Earth’s crust is actually 4.4 billion years old

February 24, 2014 3:35:59 pm

The study was conducted using a new technique called atom-probe tomography that permitted scientists to accurately establish earth's age.

Under the skin

February 23, 2014 12:58:30 am

Science is now not just scratching the surface to understand why we itch

You could soon be running cars on the power of thought. Let the expert tell you how

February 21, 2014 4:50:57 pm

Dean Aslam explains his project with mind-controlled robots that have applications for operating drones, prosthetics, smart homes

World’s most powerful terahertz laser chip developed

February 19, 2014 4:06:26 pm

British researchers have built the world's most powerful terahertz laser chip that may enable improved security scanning.