Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old tomb in Egypt
The tomato genome has been published in Nature on May 31, 2012, culminating years of work by the Tomato Genome Consortium, a multi-national team of scientists from 14 countries.
National Green Tribunal suspended Environment Clearance to the Srikakulam Thermal Power Plant
A powerful solar telescope, Gregor telescope, billed as the largest in Europe opened recently on Spain's Canary Islands.
The hardy microbes, discovered when researchers drilled into a layer of soft red clay at the bottom of the Pacific Gyre, may have the world's slowest metabolism
scientists have found novel mutations to be associated with chronic pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
India on Thursday successfully test fired its indigenously-developed surface-to-air ‘Akash’ missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur
After two decades of diplomatic goodwill, India and Israel have mutually decided to help each other in agriculture and will set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for agriculture in several states of India
Dragon will be able to bring cargo safely back to the earth as well.
INCOIS scientists developed and released an “Ocean forecast system along the ship routes' a tailor-made service for navigational and operational safety of the shipping industry
A three-man team on 15 May 2012 blasted off from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board a Russian-made Soyuz craft for a half-year stay at the International Space Station
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) launched into the morning skies on Wednesday, beginning its mission to unveil secrets of buried black holes and other exotic objects.
There are 500 tonnes of separated plutonium (Pu) worldwide that can be used for making one lakh nuclear weapons
Researchers at the National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, have investigated the ocean-atmospheric phenomenon called Double Intertropical Convergence Zone (DITCZ)
This solar storm heated up the upper atmosphere with a huge blast of energy of 26 billion kilowatt hours, according to NASA. This was sufficient energy to power the homes of a city like New York for two years.
One of the two controversial papers on bird flu, put on hold for a few months, gets published
Telecom towers are killing nearly seven million birds every year as they migrate from the US and Canada to Central and South America, says a new study
The satellite, whose images will facilitate agriculture and disaster management, was launched successfully on board the PSLV-C19 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
An intestinal parasite in pigs called Dientamoeba Fragilis, which also causes diarrhoea in humans discovered.
Scientists identified two genes called OLFM4 gene and HOXB5 that increase the risk of common childhood obesity