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  • couple
    Jan 30, 2015 11:19 IST

    Selfie videos can track your mental health

    Researchers have developed innovative program for computers or smartphones having cameras, that will gauge user's mental health by monitoring their social life.

  • Battery
    Jan 28, 2015 11:18 IST

    These `bulletproof batteries` with Kevlar will enable safer recharge

    Researchers have come up with new technology of batteries that consists of Kelvar, the tough material in bulletproof vests, so that it doesn't catch fire.

  • travel
    Jan 29, 2015 17:28 IST

    Eyeglasses convert to sunglasses upon command

    A new type of eyeglass lens that rapidly darkens when you want it to -- eliminating the need to passively wait for light changes in your surroundings -- is soon to become a reality, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US.

  • Nasa New Horizons
    Jan 16, 2015 11:49 IST

    Nasa spacecraft set for Pluto encounter

    Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has begun its long-awaited, historic encounter with Pluto. The spacecraft is entering the first of several approach phases that will culminate on July 14 with the first close-up flyby of the dwarf planet - 7.5 billion km from the Earth.

  • World Blind Union
    Jan 24, 2015 11:00 IST

    Tools enable the blind to 'see' via other senses

    Using first-of-the-kind devices, Israeli scientists have mapped brains of the blind to solve how our brains can adapt to the rapid cultural and technological changes of the 21st century.

  • Nasa, Kepler
    Jan 08, 2015 14:03 IST

    Nasa's Kepler telescope finds eight new planets

    Eight new worlds beyond our solar system, including two of the most Earth-like planets discovered so far, boost the number of Kepler's confirmed planets to over 1,000.

  • Jan 20, 2015 13:15 IST

    New laser a game changer for future technology

    A new laser developed at Yale University can significantly improve the imaging quality of the next generation of high-tech microscopes, laser projectors and biomedical imaging.

  • Ivet Lalova
    Jan 15, 2015 15:17 IST

    Tattoo-like sensor can detect glucose levels

    Researchers have developed the first ultra-thin, flexible device that sticks to skin like a rub-on tattoo to detect glucose levels, eliminating the need for painful finger-pricking for diabetics.

  • Pillars of Creation
    Jan 07, 2015 11:49 IST

    Hubble captures stunning images of Eagle Nebula's 'Pillars of Creation'

    Two decades after capturing the iconic image of the Eagle Nebula's 'Pillars of Creation', Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope – which turns 25 this year – has captured even clearer and more stunning high-definition images of these beautiful structures.

  • Earth
    Jan 07, 2015 10:43 IST

    Nasa closer than ever to finding Earth-like habitable planet

    Astronomers say that the planet-hunting Kepler mission has discovered eight new planets that circle in the 'habitable zones' of their stars. This was announced at the 225th meeting of the American Astronomical Society.

  • Pic 7
    Jan 05, 2015 15:55 IST

    New tech uses sunlight to purify water

    A new Japanese technology that uses sunlight and photocatalysts to turn polluted water into safe drinking water is being tested in India.

  • Sunset
    Jan 03, 2015 23:49 IST

    Earth will be closest to Sun today this year

    The earth will be closest (perihelion) it can get to Sun on Sunday. It will be at the closest point in its elliptical orbit at 0.983 astronomical unit (approx 147 million km) from the Sun.

  • sperm
    Dec 26, 2014 00:06 IST

    Now, scientists create artificial sperms, eggs

    For the first time, scientists have created primordial germ cells — cells that will go on to become egg and sperms — using human embryonic stem cells.

  • Indian SC Commission vice-president Dr Raj Kumar
    Dec 25, 2014 23:21 IST

    SMS-based weather alert system launched

    Union minister of science & technology, Harsh Vardhan, dedicated an SMS based weather information and disaster alert system to the nation as an observance to the good governance day.

  • computer
    Dec 19, 2014 13:06 IST

    Instant-start computers comes closer to reality

    A new research has revealed that instant-start computers are possible with new breakthrough.