science

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

Helium discovery a 'game-changer'

Scientists have discovered a large helium gas field in Tanzania.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone

Scientists have a found a quick way — but not a cheap one — to turn heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas into harmless rock.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

Ice on Mars: The red planet going through an ice age

Mars is going through an ice age, according to a new study. Based on radar data collected by Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, researchers at the Southwest Research Institute have found an...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Monkey seen caring for dying mate, grieves after she dies

In one of the first examples of compassionate care and grief in a wild monkey, an alpha male of a group of snub-nosed monkeys and his dying partner spent a final, tender hour together before she...

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Tagore's encounters with luminaries of the West

Rabindranath Tagore, during his visits abroad, he engaged in intriguing conversations with brilliant minds from across the world – starting from British sci-fi master HG Wells to French dramatist...

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Flight delayed after passenger becomes suspicious of equation

An Italian economist says his flight was delayed after a fellow passenger saw him working on a differential equation and alerted the cabin crew.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Scientists discover three 'potentially habitable' planets

An international team of scientists said Monday they had discovered a trio of Earth-like planets that are the best bet so far for finding life outside our solar system.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk

The mosquito-borne Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, scientists in Brazil say.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

The ancient Peruvian mystery solved from space

In one of the most arid regions in the world a series of carefully constructed, spiralling holes form lines across the landscape. Known as puquios, their origin has been a puzzle – one that could...

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Scientists now know why North Pole is moving

Scientists thought that they finally came to know the reasons behind the movement of North Pole.It's not terribly unusual for the rotational pole of a planet to shift, especially since the...