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Lab technician killed scientist after row over money for sex in Hyderabad: Cops

Hyderabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:55 AM IST
The technical expert’s loneliness induced the suspect working with a private diagnostic centre to get closer to him in the name of blood collection, city police commissioner Anjani Kumar said in a press release.
Police suspect that he was hit on head with some heavy object resulting in his death. (Representational Image)(HT Photo)
Police suspect that he was hit on head with some heavy object resulting in his death. (Representational Image)(HT Photo)

ISRO scientist found murdered in Hyderabad

Hyderabad | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 11:29 PM IST
S. Suresh, a native of Kerala, worked as a scientist with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of ISRO. He was found murdered at his apartment in the heart of the city.
Nobel laureate Dr. Serge Haroche seen during the 3rd edition of Nobel Prize Series India 2019 at National Agri Food Biotechnology Institute sector 81 Mohali.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Nobel laureate Dr. Serge Haroche seen during the 3rd edition of Nobel Prize Series India 2019 at National Agri Food Biotechnology Institute sector 81 Mohali.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)

‘Indian scientists will overcome lunar mission setback’: Nobel laureate

Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 12:30 AM IST
Haroche is in India as part of the Nobel Prize Series, which brings together Nobel laureates, experts and scientists to stimulate innovation and creative thinking.
Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils.(Unsplash)
Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils.(Unsplash)

Japanese scientists unearth largest dinosaur fossils

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 10:30 AM IST
Researchers from Japan have unearthed a new species of dinosaur which measured eight-meters long and weighed close to five tons.
The team named the dinosaur “Kamuysaurus japonicus,” which means “Japanese dragon god.”(Twitter/@HokkaidoUni)
The team named the dinosaur “Kamuysaurus japonicus,” which means “Japanese dragon god.”(Twitter/@HokkaidoUni)

26-foot-long dinosaur roamed the earth 72 million years ago, ‘nearly complete’ skeleton found in Japan

Tokyo | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 12:37 PM IST
After analysing hundreds of bones, scientists concluded the skeleton once belonged to a new species of hadrosaurid dinosaur.
The rare Cuban greater funnel-eared bats are getting “manicures.”(Facebook/Zoological Society of London)
The rare Cuban greater funnel-eared bats are getting “manicures.”(Facebook/Zoological Society of London)

Rare bats get ‘manicures’ from scientists in Cuba. Here’s why

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 12:03 PM IST
In this method, the conservationists use different combinations of nail polish to colour the claws of each bat.
Whales in big trouble. (Representational image)
Whales in big trouble. (Representational image)

Whales in giant trouble: scientists

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 01:34 PM IST
Scientists sounded alert after 6 rare whale deaths in Canada in June this year, pointing to a potentially catastrophic loss to their population.
DRDO Recruitment(ANI)
DRDO Recruitment(ANI)

DRDO Recruitment 2019: RAC is hiring 290 scientists, engineers based on GATE score, application process ending soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nandini
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 07:57 PM IST
Recruitment and assessment centre (RAC) New Delhi is recruiting 290 scientist ‘B’, engineers and executive engineers. Last date to apply is August 31. The recruitment will be based on valid GATE score of 2019, 2018 and 2017 followed by an interview (for some posts)
The engine a single calcium ion is electrically charged, which makes it easy to trap using electric fields. (Representational image)
The engine a single calcium ion is electrically charged, which makes it easy to trap using electric fields. (Representational image)

German Physicist create world’s smallest engine

Berlin | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2019 04:08 PM IST
In the future, such devices could be incorporated into other technologies in order to recycle waste heat and thus improve energy efficiency.
Aerosols are very fine solid or liquid micro particles that are released from man-made and natural processes such as vehicle exhaust, waste-burning, wind-blown dust and volcanic eruptions.(HT image)
Aerosols are very fine solid or liquid micro particles that are released from man-made and natural processes such as vehicle exhaust, waste-burning, wind-blown dust and volcanic eruptions.(HT image)

Scientists find 1st evidence of high altitude pollution

Mumbai | By Snehal Fernandes
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 04:34 AM IST
The observation was made during experiments conducted at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research-Balloon Facility (TIFR-BF), Hyderabad, between July 3 and August 1.
A new small catfish has been discovered by a team of eight scientists working in northeast from the Sinkin and the Dibang River flowing in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Dibang Valley District.
A new small catfish has been discovered by a team of eight scientists working in northeast from the Sinkin and the Dibang River flowing in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Dibang Valley District.

Scientists discover a new small catfish in northeast

Imphal | By Sobhapati Samom
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 11:33 PM IST
Presently, there are around 46 species of Mystus catfish in the world, of which about 21 occur in India, Darshan who have so far described 13 new fishes, said.
Gagandeep Kang became the first woman from India to become a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society in London(Special Arrangement)
Gagandeep Kang became the first woman from India to become a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society in London(Special Arrangement)

With 3-tier surveillance, top Indian scientist gets ready to battle typhoid

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dhrubo Jyoti
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 11:24 PM IST
Typhoid and diarrhoea are among the biggest killers in India. Gagandeep Kang has started building a national network for surveillance of the rotavirus.
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Pokhran after India’s second nuclear test in May 1998.(HT FIL E PHOTO)
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Pokhran after India’s second nuclear test in May 1998.(HT FIL E PHOTO)

‘No need to change No First Use policy’, says India’s top nuclear scientist

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 07:22 PM IST
The government’s former chief scientific advisor Dr R Chidambaram believes that India’s ‘No First Use’ policy of nuclear weapons is a good position to keep.
Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter.(AFP)
Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter.(AFP)

Scientists to trap themselves in Arctic ice for a year

Bremerhaven | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 08:04 AM IST
In a couple of months, the hulking ship will set out for the Arctic packed with supplies and scientific equipment for a mission to explore the planet’s frigid far north.
Inderpreet Kaur at work at the CSIO Research Block in Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Inderpreet Kaur at work at the CSIO Research Block in Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

This scientist developed sensor to detect signs of heart attacks much faster than conventional tests

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aakriti Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2019 03:19 PM IST
From studying DNA mutations that are likely to lead to cancer to developing a sensor that detects signs of heart attacks much faster than conventional tests, Inderpreet Kaur is passionate about her work as it has the power to save lives.
The gray seals could be a new model to study speech disorders.(YouTube/University of St Andrews)
The gray seals could be a new model to study speech disorders.(YouTube/University of St Andrews)

Scientists train grey seals to ‘sing’ like humans. Watch video

London | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 11:43 AM IST
The research team’s findings were published on Thursday, including video footage of the seals.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that the temperature would remain around 40 degrees Celsius over the next three days. On Thursday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 38.8 degrees Celsius.(HT Photo)
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that the temperature would remain around 40 degrees Celsius over the next three days. On Thursday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 38.8 degrees Celsius.(HT Photo)

Scientists warn of ozone spike as mercury likely to rise in three days

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 07:56 AM IST
Even though the overall air pollution levels in Delhi was in the moderate zone on Thursday, with the AQI hovering around 141 (on a scale of 0 – 500), scientists said that ozone was one of the main pollutants, along with PM10 and PM2.5.
With advanced photographic and physical traps, the researchers captured their first “cat-fox” in 2016.(Twitter/@maryhbnguyen)
With advanced photographic and physical traps, the researchers captured their first “cat-fox” in 2016.(Twitter/@maryhbnguyen)

Neither cat nor fox, scientists say these new felines are cat-foxes

France | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 11:02 AM IST
While resembling a domestic cat in some ways, the ring-tailed feline measures 90 centimetres (35 inches) from head to tail, has “very wide” ears, short whiskers and “highly developed” canine teeth.
Two years after residents there raised the alarm over groundwater pollution and its impact on their health, residents in settlements further away are also demanding that authorities take steps to ascertain the extent of pollution, which has likely spread downstream.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Two years after residents there raised the alarm over groundwater pollution and its impact on their health, residents in settlements further away are also demanding that authorities take steps to ascertain the extent of pollution, which has likely spread downstream.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Scientists take air, water, soil samples from villages surrounding Bandhwari landfill

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2019 03:36 AM IST
NEERI’s Environmental Impact & Risk Assessment division is expected to ready a report on pollution levels in the next two months, according to a scientist assigned to the task.
The team will include at least 100 scientists from academia, research labs, industry, and NGOs.(HT Photo)
The team will include at least 100 scientists from academia, research labs, industry, and NGOs.(HT Photo)

Young scientists to advise apex council

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 09:35 AM IST
Instituted in September 2018, PMSTIAC comprises nine science experts, 11 ex-officio secretaries from different ministries, and a member nominated by PSA.
Pastic pellets were developed and tested by scientist Ipsita Biswas, 57, and her team at the Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory, Chandigarh, under Defence Research and Development Organisation in just one-and-a half years.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Pastic pellets were developed and tested by scientist Ipsita Biswas, 57, and her team at the Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory, Chandigarh, under Defence Research and Development Organisation in just one-and-a half years.(Karun Sharma/HT)

Meet Ipsita Biswas, scientist who developed non-lethal plastic bullets

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aakriti Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 10:32 PM IST
A rising number of women are opting for career in science and research. Beginning today, Hindustan Times starts a new weekly column on women scientists of tricity. Featured first in the ten-part series is Ipsita Biswas, a scientist at the Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory.
The yeast samples came from nearly two dozen ceramic vessels.(Twitter/@@MarcusJlaczyrh)
The yeast samples came from nearly two dozen ceramic vessels.(Twitter/@@MarcusJlaczyrh)

Scientists brew ‘ancient’ beer from 5,000-year-old yeast

Jerusalem | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 03:15 PM IST
Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities teamed up to study yeast colonies found in microscopic pores in pottery fragments.
The resulting image is barely visible to the human eye, with each pixel representing only about 50 atoms.(AP File photo)
The resulting image is barely visible to the human eye, with each pixel representing only about 50 atoms.(AP File photo)

Scientists ‘paint’ microscopic Mona Lisa on quantum canvas

Melbourne, Australia | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 03:48 PM IST
The images were projected and photographed on a blob of gaseous quantum matter known as Bose-Einstein condensate.
Battelle has for years successfully demonstrated brain-computer interface (BCI) projects.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Battelle has for years successfully demonstrated brain-computer interface (BCI) projects.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

Indian-origin scientist to develop system helping US troops control robots with thoughts

Washington | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 02:33 PM IST
The team headed by Gaurav Sharma, a senior research scientist at Battelle, is among six teams to win grants to develop brain-machine interfaces, says the DARPA.
(Unsplash)
(Unsplash)

Scientists find how general anaesthesia works

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 02:44 PM IST
Scientists have recently discovered that general anaesthesia makes a person unconscious by seizing the neural circuitry, a population of neurons interconnected by synapses to carry out a specific function when activated.
Handout photo released by the Institute and Museum of Natural Sciences (IMCN) of the San Juan University, of a scientist taking samples of a 220-million-year-old fossil at the Ischigualasto National Park in San Juan provice, Argentina on April 8, 2019. - A 220-million-year-old dinosaur cemetery was discovered in the west of Argentina, with fossils of at least ten individuals, announced a scientific source on April 17, 2019..(AFP)
Handout photo released by the Institute and Museum of Natural Sciences (IMCN) of the San Juan University, of a scientist taking samples of a 220-million-year-old fossil at the Ischigualasto National Park in San Juan provice, Argentina on April 8, 2019. - A 220-million-year-old dinosaur cemetery was discovered in the west of Argentina, with fossils of at least ten individuals, announced a scientific source on April 17, 2019..(AFP)

Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in Argentina

Buenos Aires | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 02:10 PM IST
The find was discovered in September last year in San Juan province, about 1,100 kilometres (680 miles) west of Buenos Aires.
Yusuf Hamied, chairman and managing director of Cipla Ltd has been awarded an honorary fellowship of the Royal Society.(BLOOMBERG)
Yusuf Hamied, chairman and managing director of Cipla Ltd has been awarded an honorary fellowship of the Royal Society.(BLOOMBERG)

Top UK fellowship for Yusuf Hamied, other Indian scientists

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Mumbai-born Hamied is a Padma Bhushan awardee, and is known for efforts to produce low-cost drugs to treat diabetes, cancer and other diseases.
Over 150 leading scientists of India have urged citizens to vote wisely and said they are not asking citizens to vote for a particular political party.(PTI File / Representational Photo)
Over 150 leading scientists of India have urged citizens to vote wisely and said they are not asking citizens to vote for a particular political party.(PTI File / Representational Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Scientists urge people to vote against inequality, discrimination

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Snehal Fernandes
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 12:27 PM IST
Scientists supporting the appeal said the country’s youth should see science as a means of democratic empowerment through sceptical, open-minded questioning, and politics that divides, creates fears, and marginalises should not be endorsed.
The country can save 3.5 billion units of electricity every year if the Indian Standard Time (IST) is advanced by 30 minutes, two senior Indian scientists who first proposed the idea of a time-zone shift a decade ago said on Monday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The country can save 3.5 billion units of electricity every year if the Indian Standard Time (IST) is advanced by 30 minutes, two senior Indian scientists who first proposed the idea of a time-zone shift a decade ago said on Monday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Move IST ahead by 30 minutes, save 3.5 billion units of energy: Scientists

Mumbai | By Snehal Fernandes
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2019 04:08 AM IST
At present, India is five-and-half hours ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and among few nations with a fractional shift — in minutes — from GMT. Most countries add or subtract hours from GMT to create their standard time zones.
“We live in a climate system that can jump abruptly from one state to another,” Broecker told the Associated Press in 1997.(AP)
“We live in a climate system that can jump abruptly from one state to another,” Broecker told the Associated Press in 1997.(AP)

Scientist who popularized term “global warming” dies

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 07:14 PM IST
Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.The longtime Columbia University professor and researcher died Monday at a New York City hospital, according to a spokesman for the university’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.Kevin Krajick said Broecker had been ailing in recent months.
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