London, Oct 17 (IANS) Whales and dolphins live in tightly-knit social groups, have complex relationships, talk to each other and even have regional dialects, much like human societies, according to a study.
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Stargazers are in for a treat as Google has announced that one can now virtually visit all planets and moons in our solar system using Google Maps.
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) At least 40 scientists from 13 Indian institutions, including IIT-Bombay played an important role in the exciting August 17 observation of gravitational waves from a pair of colliding neutron starts, detected for the first by Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and Europe's Virgo, officials said here.
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) In yet another interstellar feat, scientists at the LIGO detectors and the world over detected the first "ripples in space" or gravitational waves produced by the merger of two ancient remnants of stars known as neutron stars.
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Continuous monitoring of water levels in the foothills of the Himalayas can warn about an impending earthquake in the region, which is due for a major temblor.
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) NASA believes a ninth planet does exist that might be 10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, debunking myths that the planet, dubbed 'Nibiru' by doomsayers, will end of the world.
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) MRI brain scans may help identify children at high-risk of developing Mmultiple Sclerosis (MS) before symptoms appear, which may lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment, reveals a study.
London, Oct 15 (IANS) A team of researchers have developed a system that uses an ultrasound to display movements of tongues in real time, a finding which may help patients with tongue surgery to improve their speech.
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Scientists have found a way to develop a synthetic "camouflaging skin" inspired by studying and modelling the real thing in octopus and cuttlefish.
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Twitter activity during football matches can help predict the result of the tie when combined with betting market prices, researchers have found.
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Carrying almost three tonnes of food, fuel and supplies for the International Space Station crew, an unpiloted Russian Progress 68 cargo spacecraft was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday at 2.46 pm local time.
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) While it's true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, NASA said it is developing technologies and countermeasures to ensure a safe and successful journey to the red planet.
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Scientists have found that intense methane rainstorms batter Saturn's largest moon Titan much more frequently than expected, creating massive floods in terrain that are otherwise deserts.
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Scientists have found that small solar flare could help explain why the Sun's atmosphere, the corona, is so much hotter than the surface.
New York, Oct 13 (IANS) Scientists have identified new genetic variants that sheds light on genetics of skin colour, human evolution as well as explains the risk factors for skin cancer.