New research shows that both how much and how well parents talk with babies and toddlers helps tune the youngsters' brains in ways that build crucial language and vocabulary skills - a key to fighting the infamous word gap that puts poor children at a disadvantage at an even younger age than once thought.
The debate over the presence of water on red planet has got a new dimension, with scientists now digging deep on the mysterious, possibly water-related streaks that appear and disappear on the planet's surface.
Researchers are reportedly working on magnetic refrigeration technology that could make the need for compressors obsolete.
If confirmed, the newly found galaxy would push back the universe's galaxy-formation clock by 100 million years to 650 million years after the Big Bang explosion some 13.8 billion years ago.
A disposable organic sensor that can be embedded in a diaper and wirelessly let a carer know it needs changing was unveiled by Japanese researchers on Monday.
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To feel what you touch - that's the holy grail for artificial limbs. In a step toward that goal, European researchers created a robotic hand that let an amputee feel differences between a bottle, a baseball and a mandarin orange.
Indian scientists have developeda monitoring software that can detect the telltale signs of botnet activity on a computer and disable the malware. Botnet, a network of computers infected with malware -so-called zombies - that allow a third party to take control of those machines can be detected using a statistical tool first published in 1966.
After a flight of almost three months, India’s maiden spacecraft to Mars – Mangalyaan – is on track. “Another 233 days for MOM (Mars Orbiter Mission) to reach Mars," the Isro Facebook site on the Mars mission site reads.
Orbital farming! Astronomers onboard the International Space Station (ISS) have successfully grown a variety of crops such as wheat, peas and greens, according to a Russian scientist.
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) last week unearthed a Harappan seal from Karanpura in the Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan. Photo Inside
It’s getting harder and harder to take umbrage if someone calls you a Neanderthal. According to two studies published on Wednesday, DNA from these pre-modern humans may play a role in the appearance of hair and skin as well as the risk of certain diseases.
China's Jade Rabbit moon rover has experienced a "mechanical control abnormality", state media said today, in what appears to be a setback for a landmark mission in the country's ambitious space programme.
NASA's decade-old Mars rover, Opportunity, has found evidence that life-friendly fresh water once pooled on the red planet's surface, reinforcing similar discoveries made by newcomer Curiosity on the other side of the planet, scientists said on Thursday.
In a bid to avoid collisions between satellites and space debris, scientists are now using mini-satellites that work as 'space cops' to help control traffic up in the sky.