Saturday, January 20, 2018

IIT-Bhubaneswar to have incubation centre
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
An incubator "Centre of Excellence for Virtual and Augmented Reality" (VARCoE) will be set up on the IIT-Bhubaneswar, campus, said an official on Friday. ... read..

11,000-yr-old baby tomb found in China
Beijing | Friday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Archaeologists in China's Guizhou province have confirmed that a tomb dating back to 11,000 years contains the remains of a toddler. ... read..

Super blue moon on January 31 will mark last of trilogy
Washington | Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
For those who missed the full moon treat on January 1, a rare celestial treat awaits you on January 31, marking the last in a trilogy of supermoons. The first happened on December 3, 2017, NASA said in a report. ... read..

China launches two remote sensing satellites
Jiuquan | Friday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
China launched two high-resolution optical remote sensing satellites into a preset orbit on Friday. ... read..

NASA's small nuclear reactor to power a habitat on Mars
Washington | Friday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
To provide safe and plentiful energy for future robotic and human missions for Mars and beyond, NASA is conducting experiments on Kilopower -- a small nuclear reactor that can generate a reliable power supply. ... read..

Largest flooded cave discovered in Mexico
Mexico City | Friday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST
Underwater archaeologists in Mexico have discovered the worlds largest flooded cave, a report said. ... read..

Post Brexit, EU's satellite centre to move to Madrid
Brussels | Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
The Madrid region in Spain was on Thursday selected to be the new home of the security monitoring centre (GSMC) for the European Union's global navigation satellite system Galileo after Brexit, said EU sources. ... read..

Lonely black hole hiding in giant star cluster identified
London | Thursday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Astronomers have discovered a star in a massive globular cluster that appears to be orbiting an inactive and invisible black hole about four times the mass of the Sun. ... read..

Secret of longevity protein revealed!
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 18, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of researchers has discovered an anti-ageing protein, named after a Greek goddess, which may play an important role in the treatment of multiple diseases ranging from diabetes to cancers. ... read..

Japan successfully launches new Earth observation satellite
Tokyo | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST
Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Thursday successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite, equipped with X-band radar which is capable of obtaining high-resolution terrain images. ... read..

China launches new scientific research ship
Qingdao | Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
A Chinese university has launched a new deep ocean scientific research ship in Shanghai. ... read..

Cartosat-2 becomes operational, beams images
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
India's remote sensing satellite Cartosat-2 has become operational and started beaming images from the earth's lower orbit, a space official said on Wednesday. ... read..

No-fishing zones may help endangered penguins
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 17, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A recent study suggests that small no-fishing zones around colonies of penguins can help in conserving the struggling species. ... read..

China to build deep-space lab in Luxembourg
Beijing | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:05 PM IST
A leading Chinese science-technology institution announced Tuesday that it was going to establish a deep-space lab in Luxembourg. ... read..

Modi invites Israeli defence firms to make in India, both countries pledge to fight terror (Roundup)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
India and Israel on Monday pledged to fight terror as the two countries sought to broadbase their relationship on the silver jubilee of establishment of their diplomatic ties with Prime Minister Narendra Modi inviting Israeli companies to take advantage o ... read..

India, Israel to enhance agriculture, S&T, security cooperation
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
India and Israel have agreed to enhance cooperation in the areas of agriculture, science and technology and security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. ... read..

CES 2018 brought disruptive technologies closer to our lives
Las Vegas | Sunday, 2018 1:45:33 PM IST
It was a glimpse into tomorrow's world of technology which would bring far-reaching changes in the lives of those who would finally adopt it -- promising to overturn many assumptions made. ... read..

Three IIT-KGP students receive 'Learn-Earn-Return' Fellowship
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Three first year students were on Saturday awarded the maiden "Learn-Earn-Return Fellowship" introduced by IIT Kharagpur this year, the institute announced. ... read..

UN vote set aside, stage set for Modi-Bibi tango (Curtainraiser)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
With Israel asserting that its relationship with India is much stronger than one vote in the UN, the stage is set for for the arrival here on Sunday of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu on a six-day trip to give a fillip to 25 years of dipl ... read..

China launches land exploration satellite
Beijing | Saturday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
China on Saturday launched a land resources exploration satellite into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert. ... read..

China to build 'simulated earth system'
Beijing | Saturday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
China will build an earth system simulating device to strengthen fundamental research. ... read..

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to return with key NASA cargo
Washington | Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Carrying approximately 4,100 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft was set to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday. ... read..

Bio-inspired robots come closer to reality
Washington D.C. [USA] | January 13, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A tissue-based soft robot that mimics the biomechanics of a stingray has been developed, which could lead to advances in bio-inspired robotics, regenerative medicine and medical diagnostics. ... read..

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