Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>



Science & Technology

Self-healing robots take step towards disaster relief

AFP, Thursday, 28th May 2015
Paris: Scientists yesterday said they had created a small robot that can recover from damage, in a step towards machines that mimic the remarkable adaptive powers of humans and animals.

Chimps show similar personality traits to humans

Washington: Chimpanzees have almost the same personality traits as humans, and they are structured almost identically, according to new research. ... Read More >>

New technique may divert asteroids from Earth

Washington: A new approach that uses a spacecraft to crash at high speeds into an asteroid headed for a collision with the Earth may prevent the potentially devastating consequences of an impact, scientists say. Asteroids headed for Earth, if found early enough, can be acted upon to prevent the imp... Read More >>

Microsoft unveils Xbox in China after 14 years ban

Beijing: Software giant Microsoft unveiled it reinvented Xbox videogame console in potentially vast Chinese market after a ban of 14 years despite facing probe over business practices in the country. Yusuf Mehdi, chief marketing and strategy officer for Xbox said the new gaming console, the Xbox O... Read More >>

Teen brains wired to seek rewards: study

New York: Teenagers' brains are wired to respond to rewards more strongly than adults, a new study has found. ... Read More >>

Mammals were almost wiped out with dinosaurs

London: Over 90 per cent of mammal species were wiped out by the same asteroid that killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago, significantly more than previously thought, according to a new study. ... Read More >>

Google wants to kill the space bar

New Delhi: With everyday innovations aimed at reducing size of the gadgets and making them portable, our definition of the good ol' things seem to change, like the longest key on a traditional keyboard- the space bar- that Google wants to put to rest. ... Read More >>

Plant immune system provides resistance against diseases:Study

Melbourne: Plant immune system provides resistance against common plant diseases, according to a new study. ... Read More >>

Infosys invests $ 3 million in sports start-up

New Delhi: IT major Infosys has invested $ 3 million in US-based wearable device startup firm WHOOP to pick up a minority shareholding in the company. ... Read More >>

New video game calms down angry kids

British developers of a new video game claim it can help stressed and angry children learn how to stay calm under pressure. ... Read More >>


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