Breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline
Nurses think about suicide more than other workers in US: Study
India's first IVF buffalo calf born in Gujarat
  • India's first IVF buffalo calf born in Gujarat(17:14)

    New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) For the first time in India, using the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) technique, a calf was born to a buffalo from a breed named 'Banni' at a private farm in Gujarat's Somnath district.

NASA aims to launch next-gen rocket on debut flight in early 2022
Delhi govt, IIT Kanpur join hands to find out real time pollution data
IIT Guwahati transfers energy-efficient cooking tech for commercialisation
FSSAI should notify 'Front of Pack Labelling' regulations: Experts
Covid sees significant resurgence in Europe, Asia (Lead)
  • Covid sees significant resurgence in Europe, Asia (Lead)(19:32)

    New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) After a brief lull as the world economies recover from the pandemic, the deadly Covid virus appears to be on the prowl once again in several countries. Since the beginning of this week, many countries including Russia, the UK, China and some in Eastern Europe have witnessed a significant rise in Covid cases.

NASA prepares asteroid defence mission for November launch
  • NASA prepares asteroid defence mission for November launch(19:18)

    Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft, intended to deliberately crash into an asteroid, is preparing to launch next month -- world's first mission to test planetary defense techniques, demonstrating one mitigation method of asteroid deflection, called kinetic impact.

Covid sees significant resurgence in Europe, Asia
NIH admits US funded gain-of-function research in Wuhan lab: Report
Japanese skywatchers spot Jupiter hit by another space rock
Can deep space radiation seriously affect human brain?
Agiculture, health at risk from declining diurnal temperature range
  • Agiculture, health at risk from declining diurnal temperature range(19:14)

    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Variation in diurnal temperature range is asymmetric over India's four agroclimatic zones with a marked accelerating decrease in the range witnessed over the last 30 years in the northwest, parts of Gangetic plains, northeast, and central India, said a new study.

Monitor lizard rescued from Agra factory
  • Monitor lizard rescued from Agra factory(15:22)

    Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) A nearly four-feet-long monitor lizard was rescued by the Wildlife SOS Rapid Response Unit from an engine bearing and piston manufacturing factory, Benara Udyog Limited, in Agra's Artoni on Thursday. The reptile was kept under observation for a few hours and later released back into the wild.

White-nose syndrome can decimate little brown bats: Studies
  • White-nose syndrome can decimate little brown bats: Studies(09:16)

    New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Two recent scientific studies under a project led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have revealed new insights on where and when bats hibernate across their range, and subsequently predict continued extreme levels of mortality from white-nose syndrome.

US FCC hawk wants Chinese drone firm DJI on covered list for being 'Huawei on Wings'
NASA selects telescope to study Milky Way evolution
NASA-Boeing Starliner delayed till mid-2022, probe into faulty valves continues
DSS for air quality management in Delhi-NCR launched
  • DSS for air quality management in Delhi-NCR launched(22:02)

    New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Developed by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, a Decision Support System (DSS) that extends the ability of the existing air quality early warning system (AQEWS) to have decision-making capability for air quality management in Delhi-NCR was launched on Tuesday.

'Space sector will turn into trillion-dollar industry, role of start-ups key'
NASA's Perseverance rover captures sounds on Mars
  • NASA's Perseverance rover captures sounds on Mars(18:44)

    Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Two microphones aboard the six-wheeled Perseverance rover have captured nearly five hours of Martian wind gusts, rover wheels crunching over gravel, and motors whirring as the spacecraft moves its arm.

NASA telescopes spot remains of a supernova in colourful bubble
NASA's new Lucy asteroid spacecraft faces solar panel glitch
  • NASA's new Lucy asteroid spacecraft faces solar panel glitch(12:08)

    Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) NASA's newly launched Lucy spacecraft, the US space agency's first-ever mission to explore distant asteroids and seek out the origin of our solar system, has faced some issues with one of it solar panels, the agency has said.

China's inhalable Covid vax may boost antibodies 300-fold