Quality control lab for marine products in Odisha to address export concerns

Bhubaneswar |Monday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST

A state of the art quality control laboratory to check traces of antibiotics in shrimps and other marine products was inaugurated here on Monday.

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'Rock stripes' on Mars could suggest actions of water

Washington |Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity, which reached its 5,000th Martian day, or sol, this week has observed possible "rock stripes" that could suggest actions of water, wind or other processes on the Red Pla

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Humans would be 'pretty upbeat' to news of alien life: Study

New York |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST

Have you wondered how would people react if scientists ever detect alien life in the universe? Humans would be "pretty upbeat" and welcome the news, finds a study.

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Make Pluto a planet again, 6-year-old girl urges NASA

Washington |Sunday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST

Six-year-old Cara O'Connor of Ireland, who dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut one day, wrote a letter to the space agency urging it to reclassify Pluto as a planet, The Washington Post reported this

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Scientists uncover hidden details in Picasso's painting

Washington |Sunday, 2018 7:45:04 AM IST

An international team of scientists has used multiple modes of light to uncover details hidden beneath the visible surface of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso's masterpiece "La Misereuse accroupie" or "T

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NASA's Kepler discovers nearly 100 new exoplanets

London |Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of nearly 100 new exoplanets -- planets located outside our solar system.

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Hubble captures Neptune's foul-smelling storm as it dies

Washington |Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST

NASA's Hubble space telescope has captured Neptune's mysterious dark storm, that probably smells like rotten eggs, shrinking out of existence.

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Two astronauts to take long spacewalk on Friday

Washington |Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday for a planned six-and-a-half hour spacewalk, NASA has said.

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Extreme weather risk high despite Paris Agreement: Study

Washington |Thursday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

Meeting the Paris Agreement's goal of keeping the global-scale warming this century to less than 2 degrees Celsius could still lead to extreme weather events compared to the present, claims a study.

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Milky Way's neighbouring galaxy is of same size, not bigger

Sydney |Thursday, 2018 4:15:06 PM IST

In what could put a galactic arms race to rest, astronomers have discovered that our nearest big neighbour, the Andromeda galaxy, is roughly the same size as the Milky Way.

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Drones monitor wildlife better than humans: Study

Canberra |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

Australian researchers say wildlife is better monitored by drones which can detect small changes important to notice decline in numbers leading to superior conservation of threatened species.

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US telescope to help scientists solve mystery of dark energy

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 AM IST

A 45-year-old telescope in the US will create the largest three-dimensional map of the universe, which could help scientists to solve the mystery of dark energy that is believed to drive the accelerat

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