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Drought

San Jose: If people do not take action to rein in climate change by curbing fossil fuel use, long-lasting mega-droughts are increasingly likely in the western US later this century, researchers said. Mega-drought is defined...
heart cell

LONDON: UK doctors have stored 1,600 beating human hearts in digital form on a computer to better understand the relationship between people's genes and heart disease. Scientists at the Medical Research Council's Clinical Sciences Centre...
Women scientists - Geeta Varadan and Tessy Thomas

Two leading women scientists will be awarded the prestigious Dr Y Nayudamma Memorial Award 2014 for their contribution in the field of missile technology and remote sensing. The awards will be conferred on Dr Tessy...
Sub-neptune

Astronomers have discovered a rare planet with some extreme seasons. Called Kepler-432b, the planet is one of the most dense and massive planets to be discovered thus far, and has temperatures that range from...
Artist's concept of NASA's Titan submarine

NASA is planning to develop a submarine and send it all the way to Saturn’s moon Titan to explore its mysterious ocean. Studying Titan is thought to be looking back in time at an embryonic...