IBM rolls out 'GRAF' to improve weather forecasts worldwide(15:32) New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Tech giant IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company on Friday announced the global roll out of a new supercomputer-driven weather forecasting system in a bid to provide fresher, higher quality forecasts in parts of the world that have never before had access to state-of-the-art weather data.
DNA data reveals extra-marital sex that dates back 500 years(15:08) Brussels, Nov 15 (IANS) There are over-the-counter DNA kits that can reveal your ancestry but in a significant development, researchers have put DNA evidence together to reveal extra-marital sex in Western Europe families that dates back to 500 years.
Vashishth Narayan did not get due acclaim, rue kin(19:22) Patna, Nov 14 (IANS) Mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh, who once challenged Albert Einsteins theory of relativity and made Bihar and the country proud, breathed his last here on Thursday after a prolonged illness. His family members however rue that the renowned mathematician did not get the acclaim due to him.
KDAH study shows promising joint treatment for brain injury(16:48) Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) here announced that a four-year-long study it carried out shows promising results from the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in brain injury patients as an adjunct to intensive neurorehabilitation.
Are we alone? Study refines search for habitable planets(16:42) New York, Nov 14 (IANS) A team of US researchers has redefined the conditions that make a planet habitable by taking the star's radiation and the planet's rotation rate into account - a discovery that will help astronomers narrow down the search around life-sustaining planets.
4C rise by 2090 will have catastrophic impact on kids: WHO(16:16) New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The World Health Organisation, along with over 30 other global institutions that collaborated on a new report for The Lancet medical journal, has said that climate change will have a life-long impact on children born in the present times.
N power: Rise in developing nations, decline in developed ones(11:56) Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) The nuclear power sector will see growth in the developing economies like Russia, China and India over next two decades, while several developed economies are planning to phase out their plants and opting for renewables that are competitive, said the global credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P).
IIT-G researchers develop sensor to assess milk freshness(14:56) Guwahati , Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Wednesday said its researchers have developed a paper-based sensor that can make assessment of the freshness of milk by a simple method and instantaneous.
Insect pollinator found in 99-mn-year-old amber(09:00) Nanjing (China), Nov 13 (IANS) A beetle pollinator in a piece of Burmese amber, dating back to the mid-Cretaceous -- 99 million years ago -- has been discovered. It is believed to be one of the oldest pollination insects across the world.
Bengaluru tech summit to celebrate city-founded Unicorns(22:16) Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Innovation deliberation and encouragement platform Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS), scheduled from November 18 to 20, will commemorate and celebrate Unicorn founders, who took advantage of the city's enabling atmosphere in their entrepreneurial journey.
Goa dedicates annual science festival to ex-CM Parrikar(21:22) Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) The Goa government will unveil an annual state science festival dedicated to the memory of former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar on the latter's birth anniversary December 13, CM Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
Hire hackers, halt cyber attacks and safeguard your data(15:50) By Nishant Arora New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) At a time when cyber attacks on businesses across industries are multiplying as they go digital, joining hacker-powered bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure programmes is the key to minimise such incidents and safeguard your key data, a top cyber security officer said on Tuesday.
NASA to send Israeli solar-power generator to ISS(19:26) Jerusalem, Nov 11 (IANS) An Israeli developed prototype solar-power generator will be sent by the US space agency NASA to the International Space Station, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in southern Israel announced on Monday.
Space alters human heart cells which return to normal on Earth(13:46) New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Heart cells are altered in space but return to normal within 10 days on Earth, say researchers who examined cell-level cardiac function and gene expression in human heart cells cultured aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for 5.5 weeks.
NASA captures record-setting X-ray burst from outer space(09:48) Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) NASA has detected a massive thermonuclear explosion coming from outer space, caused by a massive thermonuclear flash on the surface of a pulsar -- the crushed remains of a star that long ago exploded as a supernova.