Science & Technology
PTI, Wednesday, 2nd March 2016
London: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered the first gene responsible for greying hair, a breakthrough that could lead to new treatments to delay or block the process.
London: Modern humans are not responsible for the demise of the Neanderthals and in fact co-existed with their closest extinct relatives for several thousand years, a new study has found. ... Read More >>
Washington: NASA is ready to proceed with the final design and construction of its next Mars rover, targeted to launch in the year 2020, which will probe for evidence of past life on the red planet and help prepare for future manned missions. ... Read More >>
Washington: Scientists have found five objects in other galaxies similar to Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive stellar system within 10,000 light years of Earth, using data from NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes. ... Read More >>
Russian space officials say they have decided to delay both the landing of some of the International Space Station's crew and the launch of their successors due to the recent failed launch of an unmanned Russian cargo ship. ... Read More >>