London, Aug 3 (IANS) Researchers have designed new "smart" solar sunglasses incorporating semi-transparent organic solar cells that can generate electric power enough to operate devices such as hearing aids.
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) NASA is hiring a "planetary protection officer" who would be tasked to protect the Earth from potential alien contamination.
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) In a first, scientists have detected glowing water molecules in the atmosphere of a planet outside our solar system, implying that the exoplanet has a strong stratosphere.
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Naturally occurring earthquakes and human-induced ones are actually "indistinguishable", a new study has revealed.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The government on Wednesday said that a total of 373 scientists have returned to work in India in the last three years leaving reputed foreign institutions.
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) In a follow-up to the mammoth 'March for Science' in April this year, a section of Indian scientists is gearing up to supplement the global effort with pan-India rallies on August 9, to press for higher funds allocation for basic research.
Jerusalem, Aug 2 (IANS) Israel has successfully launched its first spatial environmental research vehicle designed for orbital monitoring of Earth's vegetation, the Israel Space Agency (ISA) said on Wednesday.
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Australian researchers have unlocked the reason why adults use infant directed speech or baby talk when addressing infants.
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) An international team of astronomers has found that the Sun's core rotates nearly four times faster than the solar surface.
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Dampening hopes of finding alien life on the closest exoplanet ever discovered, a new NASA study says that the atmosphere of Proxima b -- an Earth-sized planet right outside our solar system in the habitable zone of its star -- might have been destroyed by harmful stellar radiation, reducing its potential for habitability.
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) With Indian scientific institutions facing flak for failing to translate and commercialise technology from labs to the market, the government has been urged to set up a separate organisation at the academia-industry interface to enable this, says Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Sekhar Basu.
New York, July 31 (IANS) Quasars, powerful energy sources believed to dwell at the heart of galaxies, may be responsible for why some galaxies ceased making stars, researchers say.
Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Disney Research has developed a method that would help artists give physical form and motion to animated characters.
New York, July 30 (IANS) A small asteroid that is expected to fly close to the Earth in October will help NASA to test its network of observatories, a group of NASA researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has said.
New York, July 30 (IANS) A US-based company has created a medical device that can monitor heart rhythm of cardiovascular patients and transmit electrocardiogram (ECG) to doctors through their smartphone.