- Indian-origin scientists develop AI system to curb 'deepfake' videos(10 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) At a time when "deepfake" videos become a new threat to users' privacy, a team of Indian-origin researchers has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven deep neural network that can identify manipulated images at the pixel level with high precision.
- India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France(14:04)
By Vishal Gulati
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) An India-built cryostat base and lower cylinder are ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) that is under construction in France, it was announced on Saturday.
- Cigarette butts significantly damage plant growth(19:10)
London, July 19 (IANS) Cigarette butts -- the most common form of litter on the planet -- significantly reduce plant growth as their presence in the soil affects the germination success and shoot length (the length of the stem), find researchers.
- Manu Jain explains why Redmi K20 smartphones are expensive(13:58)
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) As smartphone users took to social media complaining about the high price of newly-launched Redmi K20 and K20 Pro, Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain on Friday wrote an open letter to Mi fans on why these devices are expensive.
- Google celebrates 'giant leap for mankind' with Doodle video(09:58)
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first humans ever to land on the Moon aboard the Apollo 11 mission -- an extraordinary feat celebrated by Google with a Doodle video on Friday.
- Red wine can help astronauts stay strong on Mars trip(14:00)
New York, July 18 (IANS) Astronauts who wish to undertake the nine-month journey from Earth to the Mars in the future would be better off sipping red wine during the trip, suggests new research from Harvard University.
- Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled for July 22 (Lead)(12:12)
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Thursday announced that the launch date for its ambitious second Moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off.
- Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled for July 22(11:30)
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Thursday announced that the Chandrayaan-2 launch has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off.
- Space exploration critical for our survival: Bezos(10:42)
San Francisco, July 18 (IANS) While Elon Musk-led SpaceX always stays in limelight, world's richest person Jeff Bezos' aerospace company Blue Origin is fast catching up because for him, "space exploration is critical to our survival".
- India among top respondents to Airbus quantum computing challenge(10:36)
By Biswajit Choudhury
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) India and the US have emerged as the topmost respondents to Airbus' quantum computing challenge designed to invite proposals for bringing flight physics into the quantum era, the French aircraft major's head of central research and technology Thierry Botter said.
- Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020 (Lead)(18:04)
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) To help paralyzed people control devices and empower people with brain disorders, Elon Musk-led startup Neuralink has unveiled tiny brain "threads" in a chip which is long lasting, usable at home and has the potential to replace cumbersome devices currently used as brain-machine interfaces.
- Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020(10:58)
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) To help paralyzed people control devices and empower people with brain disorders enrich their lives, Elon Musk-led startup Neuralink has revealed tiny brain "threads" in a chip which is long lasting, usable at home and has the potential to replace cumbersome devices currently used as brain-machine interfaces.
- Try 'BODMAS' method to solve this viral math equation(16:08)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) If you are baffled by a viral mathematical equation that has taken the social media platforms by storm, you do not actually need to go too far but to check it with your Maths teacher at school.
- Panel to study GSLV rocket glitch and recommend action(22:06)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has constituted a multidisciplinary expert committee to study the technical glitch in the GSLV-Mk III rocket that was to carry India's moon mission spacecraft Chandrayaan-2, said an official.
- GSLV rocket launch postponement has happened in the past(15:28)
By Venkatachari Jagannathan
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) July 15 (IANS) There is many a slip between the cup and the lip, goes the proverb and which has proved true for the Indian space agency that had to call off its Rs 978 crore moon mission, the Chandrayaan-2, an hour before the rocket's flight on Monday due to a technical snag.
- ISRO calls off Chandrayaan-2 due to technical snag (2nd Lead)(15:22)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) About an hour before its scheduled launch on Monday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called off the country's ambitious Rs 978 crore moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 due to a technical snag in the 'Bahubali' rocket
- ISRO hailed for detecting Chandrayaan-2 glitch on time(11:14)
New Delhi, July 15 ((IANS) With India postponing the Chandrayaan-2 launch owing to technical snag in the 'Bahubali' rocket about an hour before it was to take off on Monday morning, people on social media said it is better late than never.