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NASA satellite to help farmers combat drought

August 24, 2014 3:26:34 pm

Currently, there is no ground- or satellite-based global network monitoring soil moisture at a local level.

NASA to send rats to space to test micro-gravity

August 22, 2014 4:49:12 pm

While rodents have flown on space shuttle flights in the past, those missions have only lasted a week or two.

You can also blame the Sun's activities for increasing global warming: study

You can also blame the Sun’s activities for increasing global warming: study

August 20, 2014 8:45:12 pm

Sun's variation influences the climate in a similar way regardless of whether the climate is extreme.

NASA’s Curiosity rover stalled by sand trap on Mars

August 20, 2014 8:31:07 pm

The mission team is now exploring possible alternative routes that would take Curiosity north of the valley.

Gene key to developing stem cells found

July 19, 2014 12:38:45 pm

The gene known as ASF1A is key to the making of stem cells.

NASA software to improve spacing between planes

July 17, 2014 3:37:43 pm

The TSS tool provides information to controllers about the speeds they should assign to aircraft.

Text more to reduce binge drinking: Study

July 13, 2014 4:19:18 pm

One-third received only text message queries about their drinking and one-third received no text messages.

Mars orbiter spacecraft to reach target in 75 days

July 12, 2014 3:41:27 pm

ISRO has planned another trajectory correction manoeuvre in August before the Mars Orbit Insertion in September.

Gene therapy to cure vision loss: Research

July 12, 2014 11:31:32 am

The researchers also used gene therapy to "rescue" mice with RP due to MFRP mutations.

Seven new dwarf galaxies discovered

July 11, 2014 3:46:15 pm

Astronomers used a telescope made by stitching together telephoto lenses and discovered seven new galaxies.

Climate change may impair basic senses of fish: Research

July 6, 2014 2:59:58 pm

Research says that high carbon dioxide levels may hinder the ability of fish to recognise one another.

NASA, Boeing to develop most powerful rocket for Mars

July 4, 2014 5:14:41 pm

The initial flight-test configuration will provide a 77-tonne capacity.

NASA reschedules launch of carbon dioxide monitoring satellite

July 2, 2014 10:10:40 am

NASA said the countdown stopped because of the failure of the launch pad water suppression system.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

July 1, 2014 11:32:59 am

Its field of view is about one square mile (three square kilometres), so even wispy clouds can obscure its measurements.

NASA launches ‘flying saucer’ to test Mars landing tech

June 30, 2014 12:35:12 am

The space agency launched its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle Saturday from the US Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility.


June 29, 2014 12:44:02 am

A 2012 study (involving 17 coma patients and 20 healthy ones) tracked 417 brain regions for changes in blood flow.

Cleaning up Earth’s orbit

June 29, 2014 12:36:37 am

A start-up plans to create a space servicing system. But first, they’ll send a Japanese sports beverage to the moon.

The inescapable tug of gravity

June 29, 2014 12:32:15 am

A businessman interested in finding a solution to gravity contributed significantly to understanding it. But it remains a force that confounds scientists.

New type of dust discovered on Mars

June 24, 2014 4:02:42 pm

The clouds are responsible for both precipitation and temperature condition on the planet's surface.

Zombie spaceship is coming home

June 22, 2014 3:58:46 pm

The race to revive the long-lost ISEE-3 — launched in 1978 and abandoned in 1997 — began this April