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Scrutiny of Science

Published on 29-Jun-2015
MANIPULATION Data massaging can take many forms.

GOING ASTRAY? In their enthusiasm for perfect results, some researchers resort to methods that are not quite acceptable. Benedict Carey finds...

Quantum technology probes limits of vision

Published on 29-Jun-2015
Screening As many as 97 per cent of photons that enter the eye never even reach a rod cell.

RODS & CONES Physicists are indulging in experiments that can tell us about the precision of human vision, writes Davide Castelvecchi...

Leaping ahead, one second at a time

Published on 29-Jun-2015
DH illustration- for representation

It is a common knowledge that leap years occur once every four years, adding an extra day to February, which otherwise has only twenty eight...

Black hole hunters

Published on 22-Jun-2015
night colours A handout nighttime photo of the Large Millimeter Telescope. courtesy James D Lowenthal/Smith College  Astronomy Department via The New York Times

THEORY OF PROOF A team of researchers from MIT could potentially produce the first indication that Einstein's theory of gravity, general relativity...

Antibiotic alternatives rev up bacterial arms race

Published on 22-Jun-2015
Going back Metals such as copper and silver are the oldest antimicrobials.

CURE HUNT New antibiotics in development and overuse of existing ones have created resistant strains of deadly bacteria. This has prompted scientists...

SNIPPETS

Published on 22-Jun-2015
composition Saturn's outermost ring is made up of an unusual combination of fine dust particles.

Pluto continues to get bigger in the viewfinder of New Horizons' cameras...

Shockwaves under

Published on 15-Jun-2015
Much has been learned from seismic records and detailed rupture history of many recent events.

C Sivaram discusses the reasons behind earthquakes, their occurrence, after effects and possible measures...

Newly discovered microbe is close relative of complex life

Published on 15-Jun-2015

The transition of eukaryotes from prokaryotes has always baffled scientists. A newly discovered life form could potentially...

Goce gravity boost to geothermal hunt

Published on 15-Jun-2015

The hunt for sources of geothermal energy is getting a boost from new observations of the Earth made from space.

SNIPPETS - High altitude living linked to higher SIDS risk

Published on 08-Jun-2015

Living at high altitude is associated with increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new report has found. Researchers studied Colorado birth certificate...

Photo Gallery
'Umbrella Workshop' where people paint umbrellas with colors in Navi Mumbai...

'Umbrella Workshop' where people paint umbrellas with colors in Navi Mumbai...

Visitors looking the BSF weapons on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BSF...

Visitors looking the BSF weapons on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BSF...

Mobile app ' Namma Bellad' launched in Bengaluru...

Mobile app ' Namma Bellad' launched in Bengaluru...

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti feeds cows during her visit to Gir Seva Goshala in Ahmedabad...

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti feeds cows during her visit to Gir Seva Goshala in Ahmedabad...

An highly decorated Vruksha hall during the 'BJP Maha Samparka Abhiyan 2015'...

An highly decorated Vruksha hall during the 'BJP Maha Samparka Abhiyan 2015'...

A fire broke out at Sony manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai on Sunday...

A fire broke out at Sony manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai on Sunday...

Pilgrims crosses the mountains as they move towards Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine...

Pilgrims crosses the mountains as they move towards Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman offers noon prayers in the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman offers noon prayers in the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple...

A security man keeps vigil on the mountains near Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine 3880 meters high...

A security man keeps vigil on the mountains near Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine 3880 meters high...

An Indian boy practices Mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport...

An Indian boy practices Mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport...

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