Science & Technology
PTI, Wednesday, 25th November 2015
Kolkata: A stethoscope-like instrument will soon be deployed in mines for predicting movement of rocks during excavation and minimise the risk of mining accidents.
New York: Neanderthal fossils, discovered in an Italian cave in the 1980s, are actually remains of medieval humans, a new research has found. The research reanalysed a tooth, which was found in a cave in northeastern Italy along with a finger bone and another tooth. ... Read More >>
Union Science and Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Sunday claimed that modern medicine originated in India and that Indians had practised inoculation against small pox even before the vaccine for the disease was invented by Edward Jenner. ... Read More >>
Washington: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientists have identified a brain circuit that can trigger small regions of the brain to fall asleep even while the rest of the brain remains awake, which explains why we sometimes ‘zone out’. ... Read More >>