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Mount Everest moved 3 cm during the recent devastating earthquakes in Nepal but contrary to earlier reports the height of world's tallest mountain has not been affected, Chinese official monitoring agency said today. Mount Qomolangma, the Tibetan/Chinese name for Mount Everest,...
After success of India’s Mars mission at a budget of Rs 450 crore, the Unites Arab Emirates (UAE) has now approached Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for launch its own mission to red planet in 2020, the Indian government...
Scientists have developed the smallest and most precise thermometer ever that is allowed by the current laws of physics where even the most minute fluctuations in microscopic proportions can be read, like the temperature inside a living cell. Researchers from...
Even the researchers involved in the project describe it as "verging on science fiction". A team of British scientists has produced aircraft wings that can fix themselves after being damaged, suggesting that self-healing technology will soon become commonplace. Their research,...
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has revealed that country’s Mars mission is going to enter a 15-day ‘blackout’ phase starting today till June 22. The blackout will happen because the Sun will come between Earth and Mars. "Such a long communication...
Google wants to help you count the calories on your Instagram food photos. The tech giant recently introduced a new project called Im2Calories, which is an algorithm that analyzes photos of food and counts the calories in them. The program could...
Astronomers have discovered a young solar system around a nearby Sun-like star that shares remarkable similarities to our own early solar system. An international team used the Gemini South telescope to capture images that show a ring-like disk of debris surrounding...
During last year, field biologists discovered 176 species of animals from India which are new to science, states Zoological Survey of India. According to official records by ZSI responsible for animal taxonomy under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and...
Indian scientists had a major breakthrough when they sequenced the whole genome of the Holy Basil (commonly known as Tulsi) in an attempt to find its therapeutic effects, said Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Monday. Also known as “Mother...
The US space agency has debuted a "NASA Orbit Pavilion" at the World Science Festival in New York that is offering the visitors an auditory experience inspired by NASA's Earth-watching satellites. The visitors enter the curved metal enclosure and get...
A team of researchers from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and Stanford University in US has invented elastic, foam-like batteries made from wood pulp. These innovative batteries are so powerful that they can withstand heavy shock and...
In a bid to try and make the production of electronic devices more sustainable and reduce waste, researchers have managed to develop a semiconductor chip made almost entirely out of wood. The paper is published in Nature Communications. The scientists...