Global CO2 emissions to rise by 1.5 bn tonnes in 2021: IEA
  • Global CO2 emissions to rise by 1.5 bn tonnes in 2021: IEA(19:32)

    London, April 20 (IANS) Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will see a rise of 1.5 billion tonnes -- the second-largest annual increase ever -- in 2021, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its latest report on Tuesday.

Covid symptoms' research may help solve other viruses
Why this exoplanet is at large distance from sun-like star
  • Why this exoplanet is at large distance from sun-like star(16:14)

    London, April 20 (IANS) A giant planet orbiting at a large distance around a sun-like star has presented a puzzle to astronomers because it does not seem to fit either of the two most well-known models for the formation of large gaseous planets, according to a study.

New cheap, DNA vaccine may offer protection from coronavirus
ISRO invites scientific research proposals on AstroSat data
NASA launches mini helicopter on Mars in historic feat
China to announce name of its 1st Mars rover
184 patents filed by IIT Madras in 2020
  • 184 patents filed by IIT Madras in 2020(13:24)

    Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Faculty, researchers and students at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) have filed for 184 patents during 2020.

DRDO hospital to have uninterrupted oxygen supply amid Covid-19
  • DRDO hospital to have uninterrupted oxygen supply amid Covid-19(10:58)

    Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) A makeshift hospital being set up by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in Lucknow is likely to have their own oxygen supply with the help of a technology that is used in the light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter jets.

  • First human-monkey embryo sparks ethical debate(17:02)

    New York, April 18 (IANS) A joint team of US and Chinese scientists have, in breakthrough research, grown human cells in monkey embryos in a laboratory for up to 20 days. The development, which has sparked ethical debates, has implications for developing new models of human biology and disease.

Older adults most likely to make effort to help others
Cyber-attack on UK varsity affects Teams, Zoom learning
  • Cyber-attack on UK varsity affects Teams, Zoom learning(17:34)

    London, April 17 (IANS) As most of the students are dependent on online learning and video-conferencing apps due to the pandemic, the University of Hertfordshire in the UK has suffered a cyber-attack that has eventually disrupted its online learning.

Scientists may detect extraterrestrial life in next 5-10 years
  • Scientists may detect extraterrestrial life in next 5-10 years(11:26)

    New York, April 17 (IANS) The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), to be launched this October, could feasibly detect ammonia around six gas dwarf planets after just a few orbits, thus detecting a potential signature of life on other planets in as little as 60 hours.

Indian-origin scientist spots genes that fight Covid infection
Akali Dal MP Harsimrat tests Covid-19 positive
  • Akali Dal MP Harsimrat tests Covid-19 positive(11:36)

    Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) Akali Dal MP and former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday tested Covid-19 positive. Earlier, her husband Sukhbir Badal had contacted the virus.

NASA SpaceX Crew-2 set for launch on April 22
Indo-French accelerator unveiled to spur tech innovation
  • Indo-French accelerator unveiled to spur tech innovation(00:22)

    Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) An Indo-French accelerator was launched on Thursday here for driving innovation in technology in the presence of visiting French foreign minister Jean-Vyes Le Drian and Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayan.

Indian, French space agencies sign pact for human space mission
  • Indian, French space agencies sign pact for human space mission(18:58)

    Chennai, April 15 (IANS) The Indian and French space agencies on Thursday signed an agreement for cooperation in human space flight programme, specifically on sharing of expertise in space medicine, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Blue Origin conducts 'astronaut rehearsal' in test flight
  • Blue Origin conducts 'astronaut rehearsal' in test flight(12:58)

    Washington, April 15 (IANS) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's aerospace company Blue Origin has conducted an "astronaut rehearsal" during the successful 15th uncrewed test flight of the company's reusable suborbital rocket New Shepard, dubbed NS-15.

Social isolation may reduce face recognition ability: Study
AstraZeneca's drug Tagrisso approved in China in early lung cancer
Processed meats, sugary drinks linked to gut inflammation
  • Processed meats, sugary drinks linked to gut inflammation(18:42)

    London, April 14 (IANS) Love to eat processed meats, french fries, mayonnaise and drink alcohol and soft drinks? Regular intake of these foods can boost gut inflammation, and increase the risk of conditions ranging from diabetes, arthritis and heart disease, among others, finds research.

Blue Origin's next launch to run 'astronaut rehearsal'
  • Blue Origin's next launch to run 'astronaut rehearsal'(14:36)

    San Francisco, April 13 (IANS) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's aerospace company Blue Origin is planning to conduct an "astronaut rehearsal" during the 15th launch of its New Shepard rocket, dubbed NS-15, which is targeting liftoff on Wednesday from Launch Site One in West Texas.

Soon, a probiotic yogurt-based drug to combat Covid
  • Soon, a probiotic yogurt-based drug to combat Covid(14:16)

    London, April 13 (IANS) A team of Israeli researchers has identified new drug candidates from probiotic Kefir yogurt that may combat pathogenic bacteria and treat various inflammatory conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease and Covid-19 infections.