New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Indian space agency and US NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are jointly working on the development of Dual Frequency (L&S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging Satellite named as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR), slated to be completed and launched by 2021, parliament was told on Thursday.
New York, July 21 (IANS) A new 3D technique developed by Disney Research can capture the crucial yet subtle details of the eyes with just a single facial scan or even a single photo.
New York, July 21 (IANS) Examining why obese patients fare worse than leaner patients across many cancer types, a new study has found that cancer stem cells not only use fatty tissue as a robbers' cave to hide from therapy, but actively adapt this cave to their liking.
New York, July 21 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new tool to scan the human brain for changes in synapses that are associated with common brain disorders.
Washington, July 21 (IANS) The US space agency has established a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions, including NASA's "Journey to Mars".
London, July 21 (IANS) Why do people help those in distress or the needy when there is no direct benefit involved? Why do some people not like bribing or cheating the system? The answer may not lie in genes but elsewhere.
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has conducted the first search for atmospheres around Earth-sized exoplanets beyond our solar system and found indications that increase the chances of presence of life on two rocky exoplanets.
Warsaw, July 21 (IANS) Polish scientists have developed a portable device enabling pregnant women to examine the state of their baby, including its heart rate, early detection of placenta abruption, baby's hypoxia or being tied with the umbilical cord.
New York, July 20 (IANS) Ants belonging to a South American group switched from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle to subsistence farming of fungi that grew on decomposing, woody plant matter some 55 to 60 million years ago, shortly after the dinosaurs died out, new research has found.
Toronto, July 20 (IANS) Taking help from Twitter, two astronomers have uncovered the strongest evidence yet that an enormous X-shaped structure made of stars lies within the central bulge of the Milky Way galaxy.