NASA seeks person to lead Martian sample return probe
  • This stretchable battery can safely power wearables(13:58)
    New York, Jan 26 (IANS) Researchers from Stanford University have developed a soft and stretchable battery for wearable electronics that relies on a special type of plastic to store power more safely than flammable material used in the conventional batteries today.
Remarkable meat-eating dinosaur species found in US
  • Remarkable meat-eating dinosaur species found in US(11:54)
    New York, Jan 26 (IANS) Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable new species of meat-eating dinosaur in Utah that inhabited the flood plains of western North America during the Late Jurassic Period, between 157-152 million years ago.
Indoor dust bacteria have transferrable antibiotic resistance genes: Study
  • Large amounts of oxygen detected in ancient star's atmosphere(15:36)
    San Francisco, Jan 24 (IANS) An international team of astronomers has detected large amounts of oxygen in the atmosphere of one of the oldest and most elementally depleted stars ever known - a discovery that will help scientists better understand the earliest seeding of oxygen and other elements throughout the young universe.
13 million Americans at migration risk due to sea-level rise
Voice of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy recreated
  • Voice of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy recreated(15:05)
    London, Jan 24 (IANS) Scientists have succeeded in accurately reproducing the voice of an Egyptian priest who lived 3,000 years ago, thanks to the mummification process and the use of 3D printing technology.
China to launch Mars probe in July
  • China to launch Mars probe in July(20:00)
    Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China announced that it will launch its first Mars mission probe in July this year, China Youth Daily reported on Thursday.
  • Don't take influenza symptoms lightly, advises doctor(17:02)
    By Sfoorti Mishra
    New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) With a high number of suspected cases of Influenza Types A and B being reported in Delhi, a doctor at the prestigious AIIMS on Thursday advised people not to take the symptoms of the disease lightly.
  • IIT-M, researchers develop cathode materials for ion batteries(16:23)
    Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), have developed a new class of 'high entropy materials' for use as cathodes in long-lasting and better performing lithium ion batteries, the Institute said on Thursday.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe passes by sample site Nightingale
NASA picks 16 science experiments for Moon delivery
  • NASA picks 16 science experiments for Moon delivery(13:35)
    Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has finalised the first 16 science experiments and technology demonstrations, ranging from chemistry to communications, to be delivered to the surface of the Moon under the Artemis programme.
571 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia in China
  • 571 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia in China(09:22)
    Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) Chinese health authorities announced on Thursday that 571 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been reported in 25 provincial-level regions in the country by the end of Wednesday.
Work begins on Chandrayaan-3 mission: ISRO
  • Work begins on Chandrayaan-3 mission: ISRO(22:11)
    Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) In its second attempt to soft-land on the moon, India began working on its third lunar mission -- Chandrayaan-3 -- which is scheduled for launch in early 2021, a top space official said on Wednesday.
Water on early Mars may have been habitable for microbes
ISRO to send humanoid Vyommitra first into space
2 bn years old Australian meteor crater is oldest known: NASA
Ozone-depleting substances behind half of Arctic warming
SpaceX aims to send NASA astronauts to space in Q2 2020: Musk
  • SpaceX aims to send NASA astronauts to space in Q2 2020: Musk(16:34)
    Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) After NASA and SpaceX successfully completed a launch escape demonstration of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket, Elon Musk said that his aerospace company aims to send NASA astronauts to space between April and June this year.
Researchers explain why cancer risk is higher in males
Excessive internet use reduces study skills in students
NASA building homes made of fungi for Moon, Mars
  • NASA building homes made of fungi for Moon, Mars(19:15)
    Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) Instead of habitats made of metal and glass, NASA is exploring technologies that could grow structures out of fungi to become our future homes in the stars, and perhaps lead to more sustainable ways of living on Earth as well.