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Supercomputing helps researchers understand Earth's interior

Contrary to posters you may have seen hanging on the walls in science buildings and classrooms, Lijun Liu, professor of geology at Illinois

Phys.org 23 May 2017 2:35 am

Research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate histo..

Things are heating up in Russia. UNLV Geoscience Ph.D. student Jonathan Baker has found evidence that shows nearly continuous warming from

Phys.org 23 May 2017 12:02 am

Weathering of rocks a poor regulator of global temperatures

A new University of Washington study shows that the textbook understanding of global chemical weathering—in which rocks are dissolved, wa

Phys.org 22 May 2017 11:46 pm

NASA adds up record Australia rainfall

Over the week of May 15, extreme rainfall drenched northeastern Australia and NASA data provided a look at the record totals.

Phys.org 22 May 2017 10:17 pm

Smoke from wildfires can have lasting climate impact

The wildfire that has raged across more than 150,000 acres of the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia and Florida has sent smoke billowing into the

Phys.org 22 May 2017 9:36 pm

New planet alert! Scientists discover 'puffy planet' 320 l..

This “puffy planet” outside our solar system may hold opportunities for testing atmospheres that will be useful when assessing future

Zee News 22 May 2017 9:10 pm

Saturn's moon Titan underwent Mars-like evolution

Titan is the only celestial body present in the solar system which has rivers filled with liquid methane.

IBTimes 22 May 2017 8:54 pm

Researchers discover hottest lavas that erupted in past 2.5 billion years

An international team of researchers led by geoscientists with the Virginia Tech College of Science recently discovered that deep portions

Phys.org 22 May 2017 8:30 pm

My week off the tech grid

A serial social media user and tech evangelist pulls the plug on his phone for a week, passing time contemplating the consistency of veget

The Hindu 22 May 2017 6:57 pm

Vaquita: World's most endangered marine mammal may go extinct by 2018

Plans are being finalised to make a last-ditch attempt to save vaquita porpoise as only 30 of these distinctive cetaceans are left in the

IBTimes 22 May 2017 6:56 pm

When jugaad is justified

It is mango season now, and I remembered an old tale from Hindu mythology that a lot of Indians are familiar with. Narada, Hindu myth’s

The Hindu 22 May 2017 6:55 pm

DC done right

The single-player Injustice 2 is a great fighter game with top-notch animation

The Hindu 22 May 2017 6:53 pm

Everyday sticky-note humour

In an interview as quick and insightful as his sticky-note doodles, Charles ‘Chaz’ Hutton talks about his larger-than-life Instagram p

The Hindu 22 May 2017 6:51 pm

An eye in the sky

Nothing has fascinated humankind as has the vast night sky. With its many stars and planets, it holds within its expanse mystery and intri

The Hindu 22 May 2017 6:51 pm

Let them spread their wings

The engaging activity of bird watching requires encouragement to help document the large variety of avian species in the country

The Hindu 22 May 2017 6:45 pm

New detailed image of Spaghetti Nebula released

The remnant has an apparent diameter of approximately three degrees, an estimated distance of approximately 3,000 light-years, and an age

IBTimes 22 May 2017 5:29 pm

The lady on a tramp

Is it an exercise? Or just childhood, revisited? It’s both, as people around the world are finding out

The Hindu 22 May 2017 4:52 pm

Do you shiver when it’s hot outside?

If the aircon isn’t set to Arctic temperatures in the office, and you simply don’t understand why you’re cold, read on

The Hindu 22 May 2017 4:48 pm

From breakfast to beauty

Last year’s superfoods that you threw into breakfast cereal are in this year’s skin and haircare products, all for good reason

The Hindu 22 May 2017 4:45 pm

5 hard truths about health

The way we look must go hand-in-hand with the way we feel inside our bodies and minds

The Hindu 22 May 2017 4:38 pm

Hillary Step - Mount Everest's famous rock face named after climber..

The Hillary Step is believed to have been damaged during the 2015 Nepal earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,0

Zee News 22 May 2017 4:28 pm

Ash from ancient Russian eruption found in Norwegian Arctic

Geochemical fingerprinting links microscopic ash found on the bottom of a Svalbard lake to a volcanic event happening 7000 years ago and 50

Phys.org 22 May 2017 4:20 pm

Healthy eating: Here are 4 quick and easy ways to include fibre in your dai..

Often found in vegetables, fruits, grains and legumes, dietary fibres are known to keep the digestive system healthy and also prevents he

IBTimes 22 May 2017 4:13 pm

Snippets, May 23, 2017

The building blocks of cataractsWhat are cataracts made of and what causes them to form in the eyes? Cataracts are made of the same soluble

Deccan Herald 22 May 2017 3:23 pm

What was the Hillary Step on Mt. Everest?

While the destruction of the Hillary step might make the ascent towards the summit easier, it also may lead to limited paths up the sectio

The Hindu 22 May 2017 3:15 pm

My weight in gold

How I lifted more than my baby cousin, and why you should too

The Hindu 22 May 2017 1:48 pm

Shop before you drop

We ferreted out the fine print and got the gyan from experts; here’s a quick guide to health insurance

The Hindu 22 May 2017 1:44 pm

Leaked documents from Facebook show types of content it allows

Leaked Facebook Inc documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm

The Hindu 22 May 2017 1:43 pm

Walk with purpose

Transform your daily walking routine into a fat-busting, weight-loss workout

The Hindu 22 May 2017 1:40 pm

Diet ditcher

We’ve heard of training the brain, but training fat cells, or rather, re-training them? This new book tells you how

The Hindu 22 May 2017 1:36 pm

Sea lion grabs girl, drags her into water - WATCH what happens next!

In the video, the sea lion was seen grabbling the little girl by her dress and pulling her into the water to her family's horror.

Zee News 22 May 2017 12:48 pm

ISRO and NASA to jointly launch NISAR, the biggest and most expensive earth..

The satellite which will cost both the countries a sum of over 1.5 billion dollars, will help the scientists study the changes in our cli

IBTimes 22 May 2017 12:29 pm

China to detail its Antarctic ambitions at treaty meeting

Chinese officials will detail their growing ambitions in Antarctica on Monday as Beijing hosts a meeting of nations that oversee management

Phys.org 22 May 2017 12:13 pm

India's GSLV that US once sanctioned to put NASA-ISRO satellite in ..

Interestingly, NISAR, scheduled to launch in 2021 from India, will be placed into the orbit using ISRO's Geo-synchronous Satellite La

Zee News 22 May 2017 11:39 am

Emergency spacewalk: Here's why NASA astronauts will venture outsid..

The multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM) data relay box on the S0 truss failed on Saturday morning.

Zee News 22 May 2017 11:33 am

Meet Jedhinda, taxi driver who helped reduced maternal mortality rates by 2..

A first-of-its-kind ambulance taxi service created by the Vodafone Foundation to save the lives of high-risk pregnant women in two Tanzan

IBTimes 22 May 2017 10:29 am

Emergency space walk outside ISS set for Tuesday, confirms NASA

The primary device failed on Saturday, leaving the $100 billion orbiting laboratory to depend on a backup system to route commands to its

Zee News 21 May 2017 11:28 pm

Emergency space walk outside ISS set for Tuesday, confirms NASA

The primary device failed on Saturday, leaving the $100 billion orbiting laboratory to depend on a backup system to route commands to its

Zee News 21 May 2017 11:28 pm

Astronomers come up with the largest map of universe

Quasars are the incredibly bright and distant points of light powered by super-massive black holes

Zee News 21 May 2017 11:26 pm

Astronomers come up with the largest map of universe

Quasars are the incredibly bright and distant points of light powered by super-massive black holes

Zee News 21 May 2017 11:26 pm

Green energy target tough, say officials

Rooftop solar programme making poor progress as it is not cost-effective

The Hindu 21 May 2017 10:56 pm

Green energy target tough, say officials

Rooftop solar programme making poor progress as it is not cost-effective

The Hindu 21 May 2017 10:56 pm

New workout suit breathes out body’s heat, sweat

MIT scientists have designed a breathable workout suit with ventilating flaps that open and close in response to an athlete’s body heat

The Hindu 21 May 2017 9:03 pm

New technique to help deaf blind watch TV

Researchers have invented a technique that types Braille in real time and helps deaf-blind people “watch” television without intermedi

The Hindu 21 May 2017 9:01 pm

New AI system can create fake videos using audio clips, images

Oxford scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can create fake videos of a person by using their still image a

The Hindu 21 May 2017 8:54 pm

Largest map of universe created

Astronomers have created the first map of the large-scale structure of the universe based entirely on the positions of quasars.Quasars are

The Hindu 21 May 2017 8:52 pm

American climber dies on Everest, Indian missing

An American climber died Sunday on his way to the summit of Mount Everest, expedition organisers said, the latest death to mar the ongoing

Phys.org 21 May 2017 7:31 pm

World's most endangered marine mammal may go extinct in 365 days

Known as the 'panda of the sea' because of its distinctive markings, the vaquita is endemic to the Upper Gulf of California.

Zee News 21 May 2017 6:12 pm

World's most endangered marine mammal may go extinct in 365 days

Known as the 'panda of the sea' because of its distinctive markings, the vaquita is endemic to the Upper Gulf of California.

Zee News 21 May 2017 6:12 pm