Beijing, June 28 (IANS) A new study has pinned down an overlooked source of outdoor pollution in Beijing -- residential cooking and heating -- which according to scientists contributes more to the city's choking smog than do the transportation sector and power plants combined.
New York, June 28 (IANS) Based on an analysis of cooling rate and the composition of lava deposits on Mercury's surface, a team of geologists has found that the planet likely has the composition of an enstatite chondrite -- a type of meteorite that is extremely rare on Earth.
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Three out of four youngsters in India are likely to click on promotional links related to diet tips and programmes and a large section among them are even willing to share their credit/debit card details if such tips take them a step closer to achieving desired results, an Intel Security survey showed.
Washington, June 28 (IANS) US space agency NASA is set to test-fire a booster for the world's most powerful rocket Space Launch System (SLS) which will power astronauts on the journey to Mars and on other deeper space missions
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Inhabitants of Harappan settlements found in Uttar Pradesh's Alamgirpur, the easternmost site of the Indus Valley civilisation, channeled their knowledge of the local landscape and water availability to zero on these sites specifically and not just for the sake of setting up communities in the region, an archaeologist said here on Monday.
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Britain-based shopping app Shop n Social has been launched in India after a preview launch in Manchester.
Sydney, June 27 (IANS) The 37,000-year old remains of the "Deep Skull" -- the oldest modern human discovered in South-East Asia -- was not related to indigenous Australians, as had been originally thought, says a new study.
New York, June 27 (IANS) Ever struggled with a shampoo bottle in trying to get the last drop out or the last bit of a hand wash, dish wash or laundry detergent? Worry not as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found a way to create the perfect texture inside plastic bottles to let soap products flow out freely.
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The IIT-Kharagpur and Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) will jointly offer an integrated MSc-PhD programme in chemical and molecular biology, officials said on Monday.