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Science & Technology

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
Monsoon rain clouds hover over the backdrop of Kitthur Rani Chennamma statue near Town Hall...

Monsoon rain clouds hover over the backdrop of Kitthur Rani Chennamma statue near Town Hall...

Protesters run for cover after police fired teargas shell to disperse them during a clash...

Protesters run for cover after police fired teargas shell to disperse them during a clash...

A gust of wind bends the umbrella of a street vendor crossing the road during a heavy downpour...

A gust of wind bends the umbrella of a street vendor crossing the road during a heavy downpour...

Indian Muslims offer prayers during Ramadan at the Vasi Ullah mosque in Allahabad...

Indian Muslims offer prayers during Ramadan at the Vasi Ullah mosque in Allahabad...

Buddhist monks from Thailand offer special prayers for making a new Temple...

Buddhist monks from Thailand offer special prayers for making a new Temple...

A worker drying up vermicelli at a factory in Allahabad on Friday during Ramadan...

A worker drying up vermicelli at a factory in Allahabad on Friday during Ramadan...

Bollywood actors Amit Sadh, Aditi Rao Hydari and Arshad Warsi at the launch of a new multiplex...

Bollywood actors Amit Sadh, Aditi Rao Hydari and Arshad Warsi at the launch of a new multiplex...

Indian High Commissioner Ranjan Mathai hosts two winners of the Queen's Young Leaders award...

Indian High Commissioner Ranjan Mathai hosts two winners of the Queen's Young Leaders award...

Engine of Delhi - Rewari passenger train catches fire near Garhi Harsaru village in Gurgaon...

Engine of Delhi - Rewari passenger train catches fire near Garhi Harsaru village in Gurgaon...

Actor-couple Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu at an event in Bengaluru...

Actor-couple Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu at an event in Bengaluru...

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