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New UK-U.S. joint Antarctic programme to

London, Apr 30 (IBNS): A new UK-U.S. Antarctic research programme to improve the prediction of future sea-level rise is launched this week (Monday 30 April 2018) at British Antarctic Survey (BAS), Cambridge.

30-Apr-2018
What do Uranus’s cloud tops have in co

London, Apr 24 (IBNS): Hydrogen sulphide, the gas that gives rotten eggs their charm, appears to permeate the upper atmosphere of the planet Uranus – as has been long debated, but never definitively proven.

24-Apr-2018
A fat belly is bad for your heart: Study

New York, Apr 22 (IBNS): Belly fat, even in people who are not otherwise overweight, is bad for the heart, according to results from the Mayo Clinic presented recently at EuroPrevent 2018, a European Society of Cardiology congress.

22-Apr-2018
New study shows climate change is wreaki

London, Apr 21 (IBNS): The first definitive demonstration of climate change upsetting the vital interdependent relationships between species has been revealed, thanks to a study led by the University of Sussex.

21-Apr-2018
New sweet potato research challenges ear

London, Apr 21 (IBNS): New research led by Oxford University has revealed that sweet potato likely arrived naturally in Polynesia in pre-human times - challenging the long standing view that one of the world’s most widely used crops was transported from America to Polynesia by people.

21-Apr-2018
Oregon scientists decipher the magma bod

New York, Apr 21 (IBNS): Using supercomputer modeling, University of Oregon scientists have unveiled a new explanation for the geology underlying recent seismic imaging of magma bodies below Yellowstone National Park.

21-Apr-2018
GPS sensor web helps forecasters warn of

Washington, Apr 21 (IBNS): In the American Southwest and in northwestern Mexico, more than half the annual rainfall often comes in the form of the torrential and unpredictable downpours of the North American monsoon.

21-Apr-2018
How to bend and stretch a diamond: Study

New York, Apr 20 (IBNS): Diamond is well-known as the strongest of all natural materials, and with that strength comes another tightly linked property: brittleness.

20-Apr-2018
UK and India research partnership reache

London, Apr 18 (IBNS): Science Minister Sam Gyimah on Wednesday announced that as part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK, the latter country will continue to grow its already strong research partnership with India with tech-focused investments that focus on issues of global importance including agriculture, clean energy, global health and the environment.

18-Apr-2018
Decarbonising cooling emissions will suc

New York, Apr 17 (IBNS): Rising demand for cooling could see more than a 90% jump in energy use by 2050 that would consume all the world’s predicted solar PV capacity, it was revealed on Tuesday.

17-Apr-2018
Birmingham scientists to observe brighte

Washington, Apr 16 (IBNS): NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will be launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Monday.

16-Apr-2018
Spikes of graphene can kill bacteria on

Canberra, Apr 16 (IBNS): A tiny layer of graphene flakes becomes a deadly weapon and kills bacteria, stopping infections during procedures such as implant surgery.

16-Apr-2018
900 years long dry phase ended civilizat

Kharagpur, Apr 16 (IBNS): Researchers from the Dept. of Geology & Geophysics at IIT Kharagpur have reported a new finding on the disappearance of the Indus valley civilization (IVC).

16-Apr-2018
PM Modi congratulates ISRO for successfu

New Delhi, Apr 12 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated all scientists for the successful launch of navigation satellite  IRNSS-1I by PSLV on Thursday.

12-Apr-2018
NASA’s Juno Mission provides infrared

Washington, Apr 12 (IBNS): Scientists working on NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter shared a 3-D infrared movie depicting densely packed cyclones and anticyclones that permeate the planet’s polar regions, and the first detailed view of a dynamo, or engine, powering the magnetic field for any planet beyond Earth. Those are among the items unveiled during the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna, Austria, on Wednesday, April 11.

12-Apr-2018
PSLV-C41 successfully launches IRNSS-1I

Sriharikota, Apr 12 (IBNS): In its forty third flight, ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C41 successfully launched the 1425 kg IRNSS-1I Navigation Satellite on Thursday from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.

12-Apr-2018
World-first e-waste microfactory launche

Sydney, Apr 10 (IBNS): As Australia's waste crisis escalates, Professor Veena Sahajwalla has launched the world's first e-waste microfactory which has the potential to reduce the vast amount of electronic waste heading into landfill.

10-Apr-2018
NASA scientist collects bits of the sola

Washington, Apr 9 (IBNS): On rare calm days, the most striking thing you notice at an altitude of more than 8,000 feet on an Antarctic glacier is the silence. 

09-Apr-2018
Hubble uncovers the farthest star ever s

Washington, Apr 3 (IBNS): More than halfway across the universe, an enormous blue star nicknamed Icarus is the farthest individual star ever seen. Normally, it would be much too faint to view, even with the world’s largest telescopes. But through a quirk of nature that tremendously amplifies the star’s feeble glow, astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope were able to pinpoint this faraway star and set a new distance record.

03-Apr-2018
UN Disarmament Commission debates ways t

New York, Apr 3 (JEN): Despite the deteriorating security situation, there are some signs of progress in the field of disarmament, such as the intention of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States to hold summit talks, a senior United Nations official said Monday.

03-Apr-2018
New speed record for trapped-ion ‘buil

London, Apr 2 (IBNS): Researchers at Oxford University have set a new speed record for the ‘logic gates’ that form the building blocks of quantum computing – a technology that could transform the way we process information.

02-Apr-2018
ISRO says it lost communication with rec

Sriharikota, Apr 1 (IBNS): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday said communication with GSAT-6A, the country's newest communication satellite, was lost after the second firing of the on-board engine.

01-Apr-2018
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