Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Science:2/14/2013 8:08:08 PM

Sars-like virus inching towards India

A dangerous virus, belonging to the same family as the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome is inching towards India.

Sunlight spurs greenhouse gas release from Arctic

University of Michigan aquatic bio-geochemist George Kling and colleagues studied places in Arctic Alaska where permafrost is melting and causing the overlying land surface to collapse.

New study shows copper restricts the global spread of antibiotic-resistant infections

Research done by UK based health expert has shown that copper restricts the global spread of antibiotic resistant infection.

Global poll opens for naming two new moons of Pluto

A worldwide poll has been launched inviting people to give names to the two moons of Pluto that were discovered in 2011 and 2012. The moons are currently called P4 and P5.

Now, robots to sniff out spills, leaks

Emulating the scent-tracking behaviour of a silkmoth could help scientists develop robots that are able to sense environmental spills and leaks by smell.

Dino mom's 'milk' made the kids gigantic?

Dinosaurs secreted a milk-like , nutritious substance to feed their young which helped them grow at phenomenal rates into gigantic creatures, according to a new theory.

The proof is here: Men, not women, are more romantic

Men are more likely to make romantic gestures on Valentine's Day than women who are 50% likely to snub the day, according to new UK research.

Hot or cold, your drink can charge cellphone

A new device that can charge your mobile phone with a hot cup of coffee or a cold beer mug has been developed by a US company.

Poo stains help locate mega penguin colony

Humans have finally landed on one of the planet's most desolate end - a colony in Antarctica, home to 9,000 previously undiscovered Emperor penguins.

Will gene find spell end of glasses?

One in seven Indians, who suffer from short sightedness, can now blame their genes. An international team of scientists led by King's College London has discovered 24 new genes that cause refractive errors and myopia (short-sightedness).

Loud headphones can make you deaf

DU student Ekta Sharma (21) and her friends like to carry their music wherever they go and enjoy it as often as they can - whether during study hours or driving home.

Quality of research and science in India very high: International Development Research Centre

Canada-based International Development Research Centre has chosen India for its research in agriculture and allied areas as the quality of research and science in the country is very high, a top official of the agency said today.

DRDO scientists develop death trap to combat mosquitoes

DRDO scientists have developed a lethal death trap based on lure and kill strategy to combat dengue transmitting aedes mosquitoes.

A song written & recorded in space

Aboard ISS, A Canadian Astronaut Becomes First-Ever To Achieve Feat

Curiosity drills into its first Martian rock

Nasa says that this was the first time any robot has drilled into a rock to collect samples from Mars.The announcement says that the hole drilled into the rock is 1.6cm wide and 6.4cm deep.

Experts gear up to fight neglected diseases

The Centre's deputy director said, Simon Brooker said, "The idea is to create the largest body of research and bring together almost every researcher working on neglected tropical diseases (NTD).

Picasso's stroke of genius: House paint

Scientists have finally solved a long-standing mystery about the type of paint renowned Spanish artist Pablo Picasso used on his canvases, revealing it to be basic house paint.

Britain hit by worst measles outbreak in 2 decades

Measles, a highly contagious disease that is spread by airborne droplets through coughing and sneezing, has made its strongest comeback in United Kingdom in nearly two decades.

Wondering if love affair will last? Your brain, not heart, decides

The answer to whether a romance will blossom into a long-term relationship may be found in the way our brains respond when we think about a new partner, a new study has claimed.

DRDO scientists develop lethal death trap to kill mosquitoes

Scientists at Defence and Research Development Organization (DRDO), Gwalior, have developed a lethal death-trap based on lure and kill strategy to combat dengue transmitting aedes mosquitoes.

Nasa to launch world's largest solar sail in 2014

The giant solar sail will use photons from the Sun for propulsion, paving the way for various exploration missions that could be accomplished only through the use of "propellant-less propulsion" technology.

Nasa rover drills into its first Martian rock

Mars rover Curiosity drilled into the Martian surface for the first time as part of an effort to learn if the planet most like Earth in the solar system ever had conditions to support microbial life, NASA said on Saturday.

Stem cell implants can fix broken bones

Researchers have pioneered a new technique combining bone stem cells with a degradable rigid material to encourage real bone to regrow.

Curiosity rover completes first drill into Mars rock

In a Mars first, the Curiosity rover drilled into a rock and prepared to dump a pinch of powder into its onboard laboratories for closer inspection.

Make love, and a video

But there's one aspect of our personal lives we're still reluctant to lay bare, so to speak, until now.

No comments:

Post a Comment