NASA gets new partners for Artemis programme(14:58) Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) As NASA prepares to return humans to the Moon in 2024, the agency has added five American companies to the pool of vendors that will be eligible to bid on proposals to provide deliveries to the surface of the Moon through the agencys Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) initiative.
New IBM open technology to secure firms without moving data(11:54) Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) IBM on Wednesday announced Cloud Pak for Security - an open-source technology which can search and translate security data from a variety of sources, bringing together critical security insights from across a company's multi-cloud IT environment.
A first, extraterrestrial sugar found in space rocks(10:16) Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) In a first, an international team has found sugars essential to life in meteorites -- supporting the hypothesis that chemical reactions in asteroids can make some of life's ingredients.
IBM rolls out 'GRAF' to improve weather forecasts worldwide(15:32) New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Tech giant IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company on Friday announced the global roll out of a new supercomputer-driven weather forecasting system in a bid to provide fresher, higher quality forecasts in parts of the world that have never before had access to state-of-the-art weather data.
DNA data reveals extra-marital sex that dates back 500 years(15:08) Brussels, Nov 15 (IANS) There are over-the-counter DNA kits that can reveal your ancestry but in a significant development, researchers have put DNA evidence together to reveal extra-marital sex in Western Europe families that dates back to 500 years.
Vashishth Narayan did not get due acclaim, rue kin(19:22) Patna, Nov 14 (IANS) Mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh, who once challenged Albert Einsteins theory of relativity and made Bihar and the country proud, breathed his last here on Thursday after a prolonged illness. His family members however rue that the renowned mathematician did not get the acclaim due to him.
KDAH study shows promising joint treatment for brain injury(16:48) Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) here announced that a four-year-long study it carried out shows promising results from the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in brain injury patients as an adjunct to intensive neurorehabilitation.
Are we alone? Study refines search for habitable planets(16:42) New York, Nov 14 (IANS) A team of US researchers has redefined the conditions that make a planet habitable by taking the star's radiation and the planet's rotation rate into account - a discovery that will help astronomers narrow down the search around life-sustaining planets.
4C rise by 2090 will have catastrophic impact on kids: WHO(16:16) New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The World Health Organisation, along with over 30 other global institutions that collaborated on a new report for The Lancet medical journal, has said that climate change will have a life-long impact on children born in the present times.
N power: Rise in developing nations, decline in developed ones(11:56) Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) The nuclear power sector will see growth in the developing economies like Russia, China and India over next two decades, while several developed economies are planning to phase out their plants and opting for renewables that are competitive, said the global credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P).
IIT-G researchers develop sensor to assess milk freshness(14:56) Guwahati , Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Wednesday said its researchers have developed a paper-based sensor that can make assessment of the freshness of milk by a simple method and instantaneous.
Insect pollinator found in 99-mn-year-old amber(09:00) Nanjing (China), Nov 13 (IANS) A beetle pollinator in a piece of Burmese amber, dating back to the mid-Cretaceous -- 99 million years ago -- has been discovered. It is believed to be one of the oldest pollination insects across the world.
Bengaluru tech summit to celebrate city-founded Unicorns(22:16) Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Innovation deliberation and encouragement platform Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS), scheduled from November 18 to 20, will commemorate and celebrate Unicorn founders, who took advantage of the city's enabling atmosphere in their entrepreneurial journey.
Goa dedicates annual science festival to ex-CM Parrikar(21:22) Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) The Goa government will unveil an annual state science festival dedicated to the memory of former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar on the latter's birth anniversary December 13, CM Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.