Science

Washington, Sept 27: To understand how it functions and to shed light on what goes awry in cardiovascular disease, scientists have created a detailed cellular and molecular map of the healthy heart.

New Delhi, Sept 20: Scientists at the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research's (CSIR) Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology have come up with a low-cost coronavirus test that will not require any expensive machines for detection of the pathogen.

Washington, Sept 14: The detection more than a decade ago by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope of an excess of high-energy radiation in the centre of the Milky Way convinced some physicists that they were seeing evidence of the annihilation of dark matter particles, but a team led by a researcher at the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) has ruled out...

Washington, Sept 14: A rare molecule -- phosphine -- has been detected in the atmosphere of Venus, an international team of astronomers announced today leading to speculation of life on Earth's nearest planetary neighbour.

As the world scrambles to control the growing Covid-19 pandemic, a new study shows viruses also play a key evolutionary role in mammals' ability to reproduce and survive.

New Delhi, Sept 7: India has successfully flight tested hypersonic technology that will pave the way towards development of missiles travelling at six times the speed of sound. With this successful demonstration, the country enters an elite club to become a member of the hypersonic regime. This is a step towards manufacture of advanced Hypersonic Vehicles. India became the fourth country after the...

Paris, Sept 3: Scientists announced on Wednesday the discovery of a black hole — the oldest ever detected — that shouldn't even exist according to the current understanding of cosmic monsters so dense not even light can escape their gravitational pull.

North Carolina, Sept 1: To shed light on the development of cognitive flexibility during early infancy, researchers conducted a brain imaging study in infants to examine the emergence of neural flexibility, which refers to the frequency with which a brain region changes its role (or allegiance to one functional network to another).

Washington, Aug 30: An asteroid with diameters between 22 and 49 metres will shoot pass Earth in a distance closer than Earth from the Moon on September 1, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Jerusalem, Aug 25: Wastewater containing coronaviruses, such as the one behind the Covid-19 pandemic, may be a potential threat, according to a new review of studies that calls for additional filtration steps in sewage treatment plants to successfully remove viruses.