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IISc to honour 4 scientists including DRDO programme director, Dr Rajlakshmi...

Bengaluru, Oct 24 | The country's premier research institute, the Indian Institute of Science, announced its annual award Distinguished Alumnus Award...

UK scientists warn Covid-19 reinfections ‘to be expected’

London, Oct 18 | UK scientists have warned that Covid-19 reinfections were "to be expected" amid a recent surge in the number of fresh...

Governor felicitates Corona Devdoots from Public Health Department

Describing health workers from the State as ‘Devdoots’, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari today said the work done by doctors, nurses, scientists, technicians and...

Scientists develop new precise therapeutic leukaemia vaccine

Beijing, Oct 13 | In a major study, researchers have developed a new type of precise therapeutic vaccine against leukaemia -- a cancer...

Scientists detect antibodies in blood, saliva samples from Covid patients

New York, Oct 10 | Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have documented the persistence of antibodies that target SARS-CoV-2 in hundreds of patients with...

2 women scientists win Nobel in chemistry for gene editing (Lead)

Stockholm, Oct 7 | In a historic moment, two women scientists have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the...

2 women scientists win Nobel in chemistry for genome editing

Stockholm, Oct 7 | Two women scientists have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the tools to edit DNA,...

IISc scientists develop technique to study cancer cells

By N. B. HombalBengaluru, Oct 1 | An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has made a breakthrough in...

Scientists predict that Covid-19 will become seasonal virus

Beirut, Sep 15 | We are all too familiar with the seasonal patterns of some respiratory viruses and now scientists suggest that Covid-19, the...

ISRO cancels young scientists’ programme due to Covid

Bengaluru, Aug 28 | The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) cancelled its Young Scientists programme (Yuvika 2020) for this year due to the...

Hubble Space Telescope maps giant halo around Andromeda galaxy

Washington, Aug 28 | Using NASAs Hubble Space Telescope, scientists have mapped the immense envelope of gas, called a halo, surrounding the Andromeda...

Scientists develop injectable HIV drug with fewer side effects

New York, Aug 22 | Researchers have developed an injectable new drug that blocks HIV from entering cells which offers long-lasting protection from the...

UK launches Rs 29 crore fund to support scientists in India

New Delhi, Aug 17 | The UK government on Monday launched a 3 million pounds (approximately Rs 29.4 crore) innovation challenge fund to support...

Indian scientists ‘make’ space bricks for lunar habitation

Bengaluru, Aug 17 | Research scientists from the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have...

Scientists decode how Covid-19 begins to appear in humans

New York, Aug 16 | Researchers have found the likely order in which Covid-19 symptoms first appear -- fever, followed by cough, muscle pain,...

Scientists identify hundreds of drugs to treat Covid-19

New York, Aug 13 | Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have used machine learning (ML) to identify hundreds of new potential drugs that could...

Ocean warming making Mumbai rainfall extreme: Scientists

New Delhi, Aug 6 | Scientists on Thursday explained the extreme rainfall event in Mumbai to an anomaly that will become a recurrent pattern...

Scientists spot brain cells that trigger sugar cravings in humans

New York, July 12 | In what could control an unchecked sweet tooth in some people that leads to diabetes and obesity, new research...

Mitigate airborne spread of COVID-19, 239 scientists urge WHO

Sydney, July 6 | It is time to recognise and mitigate airborne transmission of COVID-19, says a plea to the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Scientists rule out asthma as trigger for Covid-19 severity

New York, July 6 | Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contracting Covid-19 or affect its severity, according...

Scientists decode why people can’t recall familiar names at times

New York, June 26 | Most of us know that feeling of trying to retrieve a memory that does not come right away and...

Arctic sea ice witnessed massive decline in 2019: Scientists

New Delhi, June 25 | The National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) has found a dramatic decline in the Arctic sea ice...

Scientists spot rare Neptune-like planet

Washington, June 25 | Scientists have discovered a planet about as large as Neptune that circles a nearby star which is still surrounded by...

Scientists map submerged continent of Zealandia for 1st time

Wellington, June 22 | A group of scientists from New Zealand have launched interactive maps for the first time of the continent of Zealandia,...

Scientists detect widespread structures near Earth’s core

New York, June 12 | Analysing thousands of recordings of seismic waves, or sound waves travelling through the Earth, scientists have detected widespread, heterogenous...

Maha’s Lonar Lake dons baby-pink colour, astounds scientists

By Quaid NajmiBuldhana (Maharashtra), June 11 | Since the past four days or so, Maharashtra's world-famous Lonar Lake - the...

Indian scientists develop AI to enhance brain tumour diagnosis

New Delhi, June 9 | Scientists in India and Japan have developed a highly accurate machine tool to help clinicians choose the most effective...

Trump hails India’s ‘great scientists’ in race for COVDI-19 vaccine

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, May 16 | Donald Trump hailed India's "great scientists and researchers" working on speeding up a COVID-19 vaccine at a...

Scientists call for urgent need to study COVID-19 impact on pets,...

New York, May 11 | Scientists have called for the urgent need for research to understand the potential impacts of COVID-19 in certain animal...

Scientists probe Jupiter’s violent storms, lightning strikes

New York, May 8 | NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the ground-based Gemini Observatory in Hawaii have teamed up with the Juno spacecraft to...

Oxford scientists prepare to expand trials of potential COVID-19 vaccine

London, April 28 | Even as researchers at Oxford University have begun testing their potential vaccine against COVID-19 on a small group of human...

Guj scientists studying SARS-CoV-2 to explain higher mortality rate

Gandhinagar, April 27 | The Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC) has taken up study of the mutation of SARS-COV-2, the virus responsible for corona...

Vaccine could be available this year, says UK scientist

London, April 23 | Two scientists who are leading the charge for a vaccine in the UK have been speaking about their projects. Professor Sarah...

Scientists confirm smell and taste loss as early signs of COVID-19

New York, April 14 | Several people lost their sense of smell or taste weeks ago globally and are still waiting for it to...

Scientists studying role of mucus in spreading coronavirus

New York, April 2 | A team of US researchers is utilizing special aerosols in a closed environment to simulate coughing to help determine...

Scientists identify 8 strains of coronavirus

New York, April 1 | Even as researchers across the world work overtime to understand evolution of the virus that causes the disease COVID-19,...

BHU women scientists develope corona testing kit

Varanasi, April 1 | Women researchers at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have developed a new testing method for COVID-19. The team has already...

Inaccurate info on social media, don’t stop your pills: Scientists

New York, March 28 | Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have advised that heart and kidney patients should keep taking their medicines...

War against Covid-19: India starts work for vaccine, scientists burn midnight...

New Delhi, March 27 | In its big fight against the dreaded Covid-19 virus, India's premier institute for developing vaccines, the National Institute of...

India may see 13 lakh cases by mid-May, claim scientists group

New Delhi, March 25 | While India seems to have done well in controlling the number of confirmed cases compared to other countries in...

Scientists in 2007 warned China was a ‘time bomb’ for COVID-19

New Delhi, March 23 | As the world battles growing new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has killed over 14,500 people, a study that...

Loss of smell could be Covid-19 symptom, say French scientists

Paris, March 22 | The loss of the sense of smell, especially among the youth, could be a possible new symptom of Covid-19, according...

Principal Scientific Adviser eggs on scientists in COVID-19 fight

New Delhi, March 22 | Principal Scientific Adviser to Indian government, K. Vijay Raghavan on Sunday urged scientists to "maximally contribute" as individuals, teams...

Coronavirus not man-made, has natural origin: Scientists

New York, March 18 | Ending speculations about deliberate genetic engineering of new coronavirus, scientists from the Scripps Research Institute, a non-profit research organization,...

Scientists can see the bias in your brain

London, March 17 | The strength of alpha brain waves reveals if you are about to make a biased decision, says a new study.According...

11 Chairs set up to honour women scientists on Science Day

New Delhi, Feb 29 | The government announced 11 Chairs in the name of eminent Indian women scientists to inspire, encourage, empower women and...

Scientists detail early lung infection in COVID-19 patients

New York, Feb 28 | A global team of researchers has for the first time described the pathology of early phase of lung infection...

Scientists spot 4G bug that can help hackers impersonate you

Berlin, Feb 23 | Researchers have found a serious vulnerability in LTE/4G mobile communication standard that can help hackers impersonate other phone users, take...

DRDO scientists reach Gujarat port to inspect Chinese ship

New Delhi, Feb 17 | Nuclear scientists from the DRDO reached Kandla port in Gujarat on Monday to inspect a Chinese ship carrying a...

Govt allows clinical scientists to sign lab test reports

New Delhi, Feb 17 | Teachers of medical microbiology and biochemistry at the Masters level (MSc) have hailed the government's move to allow Masters...

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Muthoot Finance to raise Rs 2K cr through public issue of...

New Delhi, Oct 26 | Muthoot Finance Ltd. on Monday announced its 23rd series of Public Issue of Secured Redeemable Non-Convertible Debentures of face...