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

New method to map cosmos in 3-D

PTI, Monday, 21st September 2015
Researchers have proposed a new method to calculate distances in the cosmos using mysterious bursts of energy. Researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada proposed the method which calculates cosmological distances using the bursts of  energy also known as fast radio bursts.

Scientist wins grant for green condoms from Gates Foundation

A scientist working at an Indian health major has won a USD 100,000-grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for developing next-generation condoms using polyester raw material as an eco-friendly alternative to conventional prophylactics. ... Read More >>

Group: Japan's coastal sea hunts risk for species

Japan's hunts of smaller whales, dolphins and porpoises threaten some species with extinction, an environmental group said today. ... Read More >>

All about science, invention & innovation

The G S Gill Research Institute, Guru Nanak College, Velacheri, along with the Indian Science Congress Association (Chennai Chapter) organised a State-level seminar on 'Science for Indigenous India' yesterday.... Read More >>

Drug-infused nanoparticle to treat sore eyes

Toronto: Researchers have developed a topical solution containing nanoparticles that will combat dry eye syndrome with only one application a week. ... Read More >>

Four new ozone-depleting gases discovered

London:  In a blow to ozone-protection efforts, scientists have identified four new man-made gases in the atmosphere which are contributing to the destruction of the ozone layer. ... Read More >>

Mars isolation experiment in Hawaii ends

Los Angeles: The six people who went into isolation for a year in Hawaii to help NASA plan for a mission to Mars emerged, happy to breathe fresh air and meet new people. ... Read More >>

Instagram opens ad platform in India

New Delhi: Facebook’s mobile photo-sharing service Instagram has opened its platform for advertisers from India and 30 other countries to advertise on the app. ... Read More >>

NASA develops high-tech cages to carry rats to ISS

NASA has developed high-tech cages to carry rodents from Earth to the International Space Station (ISS) to allow researchers to study the long-term effects of microgravity on mammalian physiology. ... Read More >>

Earth dust may be results of stellar explosions

Washington:Microscopic dust particles found in meteoritic material on Earth were likely formed in stellar explosions that occurred long before the creation of the Sun, a new study suggests. ... Read More >>


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