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.
New York, April 20 (IANS) Covid-19 is leading to research being initiated into many common viral infections that were previously ignored, lacked interest or funding, reports say.
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 York, April 20 (IANS) US researchers have developed a novel, low-cost DNA-based vaccine that may not only provide protection against existing variants of coronavirus, but also against its future strains.
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Indian space agency has invited proposals from the nation's astronomy community for utilising AstroSat archival data and to carry out scientific research.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) In a historic feat for humankind, NASA on Monday successfully launched the first powered, controlled flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on another planet.
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Bejing will announce the name of its first Mars rover on the Space Day of China, which falls on April 24, according to authorities on Monday.
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Faculty, researchers and students at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) have filed for 184 patents during 2020.
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.
New York, April 18 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a 3,500 year-old honeypot from Africa, presenting the oldest direct evidence for honey collection in the continent.
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.
London, April 17 (IANS) A new research has found that older adults are more willing to make an effort to help others as compared to younger adults.
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.
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.
New York, April 17 (IANS) A team of US scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, has identified a set of human genes that fight SARS-CoV-2 infection, the virus that causes Covid-19.
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.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) US space agency NASA is set to launch SpaceX Crew Dragon second flight to the International Space Station on April 22, it said.
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.
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.
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.
New York, April 15 (IANS) A solitary lifestyle can have profound effects on the brains' abilities to recognise faces, finds a study on wasps with implications on humans facing social isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic.
London, April 14 (IANS) British drugmaker AstraZeneca on Wednesday said its drug Tagrisso has been approved in China for treatment of some patients with early stage lung cancer.
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.
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.
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.