ISRO not facing funds crunch, says Chairman

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:44

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 12 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is not facing any funds crunch for its ongoing activities, the agency Chairman said on Thursday.


FDA approves marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic eye disease

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:44

Washington, April 12 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permitted on Wednesday the marketing of the first medical device to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes.


NASA set for historic first Mars-bound mission

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:04

Washington, April 10, NASA is all set for its first interplanetary launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on May 5 with the Mars-bound InSight lander.


Seaweed solution to plastic bottle crisis

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:28

London, April 9 (IANS) Pointing at a solution to plastic packaging, Narayana Peesapaty from Hyderabad has designed an edible spoon made of millet flour that can be a proxy dessert after one's lunch or dinner, a media report said.


NASA tells Boeing to fly three people for six months to ISS

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 10:08

Washington, April 7 (IANS) NASA has updated its commercial crew contract with Boeing to let the US-based aerospace company fly three people to the International Space Station (ISS) who will stay there for up to six months from an earlier planned two-week trip.


Why NASA sent human sperm to space

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 17:34

Washington, April 6 (IANS) With talk of space tourism and even trips to Mars, NASA has launched human sperm to the International Space Station (ISS) to test what happens when it gets exposed to zero-gravity environment.


Account removal requests jump from India: Twitter

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:40

New Delhi, April 6, Between July and December 2017, the Indian government made 315 Twitter account information requests, up from 261 made during the January-June period, and asked the micro-blogging website to remove 144 accounts, up from 102 from the previous period.