New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Even as India has successfully handed over the BRICS Chair to China from January 2022, it will be hosting five international events through the year, it was decided at the 15th meeting of the BRICS Science Technology Innovation (STI) Steering Committee.
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) A team of scientists at the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad have found novel genetic mutations that are responsible for causing dilated cardiomyopathy among Indians.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Scientists investigating how the shape of dark matter halo affects the motion of stars in stellar bars (found at the centre of some galaxies) have found that out-of-plane bending events of the bar explain the shape.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) While Omicron is known to cause Covid re-infection, there is no strong evidence yet in the favour of a person being affected with the vaccine dodging strain again, said Indian health experts here on Monday.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi and The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, have identified phytochemicals in the petals of a Himalayan plant that could potentially be used to treat Covid-19 infections.
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) People who use electronic cigarettes and test positive for Covid-19 have a higher frequency of experiencing Covid symptoms, compared to people who don't vape, according to new research from Mayo Clinic.
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) A citizen scientist has discovered a giant gaseous planet about 379 light-years from Earth, orbiting a star with the same mass as the Sun, NASA has said.
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) A team of researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and St Vincent's hospital Sydney have found clear biological marker in patients experiencing long Covid.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Although current Covid vaccines provide a high level of protection against severe disease and death caused by variants of concern (VOC), health experts believe that new vaccines that can prevent infection and transmission are needed.
London, Jan 14 (IANS) One in 10 people may still be infectious and can potentially spread the Covid virus even after the 10 day quarantine period, according to new research.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) India Meteorological Department (IMD) will celebrate its recent achievements like improvement in weather forecast accuracy and enhancement in climate services among others as it marks its 147th foundation day on Friday.
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS) Russia's Roscosmos state space agency and NASA are in talks on extending the operation of the International Space Station (ISS) until 2030, Roscosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday.
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) While the pandemic affected people from all walks of life, children were the most affected. Several studies have shown that the pandemic has not only robbed kids their playtime and social interactions, it has also affected their motor and communication skills, Nature reported.
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) The Omicron variant is significantly less severe than other strains of Covid-19, according to a report from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Male mosquitoes beat their wings faster when swarming at sunset to better detect females and increase their chance of reproducing, finds a novel study led by UCL scientists.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Presiding over a high-level meeting of all Secretaries of the Science Ministries and Departments, Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Atomic Energy and Space, has proposed a common single application for all scientific fellowships, grants and scholarships.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Indian scientists, for the first time, have proposed an efficient way to induce a property called piezoelectric delta phase in polymer nanoparticles, making it useful for applications in touch sensors, acoustic sensor, and piezoelectric nanogenerators.
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully conducted the qualification test of Cryogenic engine for its ambitious Gaganyaan programme.
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Finnish researchers have developed a novel nasal spray that is effective against all variants of Covid and can prevent infection upto 8 hours.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) Scientist S. Somanath is all set to take over as the new Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), succeeding K. Sivan.
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) An Australian-led international research team has unlocked a key to making existing frontline antibiotics work again against the deadly bacteria that cause pneumonia.
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Coronavirus' ability to infect people starts decreasing within five minutes of being airborne and the virus loses about 90 per cent of its infectivity within 20 minutes of being in air, according to a new study.
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Researchers studying one of Australia's most elusive native animals, Tasmanian devils, have discovered they have an eating habit which "breaks the laws" of scavengers.
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Australian botanists have assembled the genomic sequence of one of Australia's most significant and iconic flowers, the New South Wales Waratah.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) An Indian researcher is aiming to explore the new and uncharted frontier of quantum materials and is working on a theoretical understanding of 'strange metals' related to high-temperature superconductors, an official statement said.