Now, you can see the solar system sitting in front of your PC! NASA is giving the public a new interactive web-based tool to explore...
A new study has revealed that the human brain places more value on winning when one is in a social setting as opposed to when one is winning alone.
Researchers have identified two areas in the brain that are critical for either detecting or distinguishing emotions from facial expressions.
Babies still too small to speak know how to make jokes and form friendships, say researchers at an Australian university who have spent two years filming thebehaviour of young children.
Swiss pilot and adventurer Bertrand Piccard has flown his way into the record books again after completing the world's first intercontinental flight in a giant solar-powered plane.
Teenage drinkers are more likely to feel like social outcasts when surrounded by fellow students who tend to avoid alcohol, which eventually affects their academic performances, a new sociological study has revealed.
The Delhi University may soon be able to start its much-hailed B Tech in Humanities course by this year after all.
It was a strange sight to witness when a group of crows enraged by their reflections defaced a large mirror sculpture in a UK university's art exhibition.
A new species can emerge much faster than previously thought – in as little as 6,000 years– according to a study of Australian sea stars. The sea stars Cryptasterina hystera and C. pentagona are close relatives with very different ways of reproducing but difficult to tell apart.
Getting into the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) for the most popular branches got tougher this year, with more toppers choosing the four-year BTech degrees in computer science and electrical engineering at IIT-Bombay.
The British scientist who gave his name to what is likely to be the Higgs boson particle spoke of his delight at the discovery today, saying it was "nice to be right sometimes".
A Chineses man wants to undergo surgery for getting his gender changed at a ripe age of 84. Having given himself a feminine name Yiling, Qian said he wished to turn a woman since he was three but preferred letting it remain a secret until he was 80.
Australian scientists along with other international team claim to have designed a tiny crystal, made of just 300 atoms, capable to run a quantum computer so powerful that it would take a computer of the size of the known universe to match it.
In the run-up to the board exams, students have a tendency to put on weight. Nutritionists attribute it to inactivity, stress and over-eating. Jaya Shroff Bhalla
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Scientists have developed a new method called steganography by printed arrays of microbes (SPAM) that allows secret messages to be hidden in genetically engineered bacteria.