Tehran (Iran) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2019 07:31 PM IST
In January, the country launched a satellite, but authorities said it failed to reach the “necessary speed” in the third stage of its launch.
Shenzen (China) | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 11:43 PM IST
He Jiankui said in November that he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes of twin girls born that month, sparking an international outcry about the ethics and safety of such research.
Beijing | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Chinese Scientist He Jiankui said in November that he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes of twin girls born that month, sparking an international outcry about the ethics and safety of such research.
Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 09:50 AM IST
At a news conference Thursday, scientists and others put on 3D glasses to see the city-size, two-sphered cosmic body in stereo, revealing possible curvy ridges.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 02:04 PM IST
Sound exerts a small acoustic force and by turning up the volume of ultrasonic waves, too high pitched for humans to hear, scientists create a sound field strong enough to move small objects.
Roorkee | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 01:41 PM IST
The research will help state governments quickly identify areas with high hazard risk and send in rescue and relief teams when a disaster strikes, without losing precious time manually surveying the affected region.
New Delhi | By Zia Haq
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 08:29 AM IST
The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), India’s biotech regulator, has asked Pental to conduct two more sets of tests to assess seed-production efficiency and impact on honey bees.
Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 07:46 PM IST
A researcher was killed and 3 people were injured in a cylinder blast at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, news agency ANI reported.
Tokyo | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 04:41 PM IST
Scientists have discovered a cache over 100 new exoplanets using data from NASA’s Kepler Space telescope as well as ground-based observatories. The diverse planets are expected to play a large role in developing the research field of exoplanets and life in the universe.
Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 01:10 PM IST
In this coalescence, which happened roughly 5 billion years ago, an equivalent energy of almost five solar masses was converted into gravitational radiation, researchers said.
Beijing | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2018 07:08 PM IST
He Jiankui, a Chinese scientist who stoked criticism over his claim that he had created the world’s first genetically-edited babies faced mounting pressure on Thursday as China ordered a halt to his scientific activities and warned he may have broken the law.
Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 06:43 PM IST
In a rare move, a group of 122 leading scientists from China condemned “gene editing”, saying there was a huge risk to perform human embryo transformation and attempt to produce a baby before rigorous further testing.
Hindustan Times | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:21 PM IST
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) are working with two compounds derived from cannabis to create potential drugs for treating epilepsy and extreme pain in cancer patients. The drug will contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), two of the nearly 120 components of cannabis.
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Sibi Arasu
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 08:16 PM IST
India-origin scientist V Balaji is part of the team engaged in developing models that simulate climate change and its effects and are used in reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He has also ensured that Indian and South African models figure in the next global ‘competition’ of climate models which is currently underway and whose assessment be available by 2021
Washington | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2018 01:26 PM IST
The neuro-controller micocircuit developed by researchers at the University of Connecticut in the US is part of a tiny electronic ‘backpack’ that can be attached to the insect with its wires connected to the insect’s antennae lobes.
Chester (England) | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2018 05:47 PM IST
In a collaboration dubbed “Saving species with faeces”, the team from Chester Zoo and University of Manchester, aims to identify causes of poor population growth of Africa’s “mega-herbivores”, including Eastern black rhinos, Grevy’s zebras, and Cape mountain zebras.
Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2018 07:05 AM IST
The researcher discovers conclusive proof of a galaxy that was cannibalized by neighbouring Andromeda.
Reuters, Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Researchers have located a deep-space source for ubiquitous subatomic particles called high-energy neutrinos. The breakthrough will help scientists expand our understanding of the cosmos.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 12:28 PM IST
Premature births, one of the leading cause of death of children under five years of age.
Asian News International, Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 04:38 PM IST
Cancer therapies that cut off blood supply to a tumour could be more effective in combination with existing chemotherapeutic drugs, say researchers.
Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 01:49 PM IST
The discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota in the US, could be used to improve sensors, devices in the computer memory and logic industry, or other devices using magnetic materials.
Geneva | By Agencies
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 05:28 PM IST
David Goodall, who had been barred from seeking help to end his life in his home country Australia, did not have a terminal illness but said his quality of life had deteriorated significantly and that he wanted to die.
Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent, Agra
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 10:56 AM IST
The girl’s parents said in their complaint that Sharma had been making advances towards their daughter for over the past two months. On Monday, he allegedly took the girl to the roof of the institute’s residential wing.
Associated Press, Los Alamos | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 09:20 AM IST
Officials at Los Alamos National Laboratory confirmed that Krikorian died Wednesday at his home in Los Alamos, the mountain town he had called home for more than 70 years.
Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 05:23 PM IST
This drug has been made with seven herbal ingredients which are in use in Ayurveda system of medicine since centuries.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2018 07:09 PM IST
The organisers demanded that funds for research and development in India, which remains a paltry 0.8% of the GDP, be ramped up to at least 3% of the GDP and for education to 6%.
Press Trust of India, Imphal | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 10:59 PM IST
PM Modi said India has to be “future-ready” in implementing technology vital for the growth and prosperity of the nation.