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Has the LHC found a new particle?

Published on 25-Jul-2016
Exciting discovery: Researchers have revealed that the LHC (in pic) has already accumulated more data in 2016 than it did last year.

After its much heralded restart last year, has the world's biggest machine, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)...

Unravelling brain tumour's lethal nature

Published on 25-Jul-2016
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Scientists are trying to demystify the biology of glioblastoma, a type of brain tumour, which is considered more dangerous...

Grinding chemicals together in an effort to be greener

Published on 25-Jul-2016
Efficient: Mechanochemistry is radically different from the traditional way of dissolving, heating and stirring chemicals in a solution. Kyle Grillot/NYT

The timer started, and a middle school student, Tony Mack, began his first chemistry experiment...

The ill-effects of toxic chemicals

Published on 18-Jul-2016
concern A growing body of research reveals that exposure to toxic chemicals may prove harmful to both children and adults. representative image

Even as the link between early chemical exposure and neurodevelopment disorders in children remains...

Combating bacterial infections

Published on 18-Jul-2016
blocking pores An illustration of the transport of ions across the CytolysinA membrane pore complex for different situations.

A recent study sheds light on a potential therapeutic surgery where, instead of targeting the bacteria with antibiotics...

SNIPPETS.

Published on 18-Jul-2016

Whatever happened to the ozone hole and should we still be worried about it? What is called the ozone hole is an area of severe...

Know more about the dwarf planet 'Snow White'

Published on 11-Jul-2016
SMALL OBJECTS A large number of small celestial bodies are present in the Kuiper belt. REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE

Recently, the finding of a new dwarf planet dubbed 'Snow White' was announced. It was actually earlier...

The spread of cancer's reach

Published on 11-Jul-2016
RESISTANT VARIANTS Researchers have found that a contagious strain of cancer has been jumping across different species of shellfish. REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE

Contagious Until now, infectious cancer was considered something of a fluke in the natural world. However...

The mind messing with the mind

Published on 11-Jul-2016
MIND-BOGGLING Understanding consciousness may require an upheaval in how science parses reality.

Consciousness René Descartes' notion of dualism - mind and body as separate things - has long receded from...

A detailed model of the universe

Published on 04-Jul-2016
deduction General relativity  interprets gravity as the warping of space-time. representative image

For the first time, cosmologists have used the full power of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity to perform...

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Jayalalithaa presents a primary membership card to a newly joined party worker...

Jayalalithaa presents a primary membership card to a newly joined party worker...

Locals try to douse a car godown that caught fire at Panagarh in Burdwan district of West Bengal...

Locals try to douse a car godown that caught fire at Panagarh in Burdwan district of West Bengal...

A policeman fires teargas shell to disperse protesters during a clash in Srinagar...

A policeman fires teargas shell to disperse protesters during a clash in Srinagar...

School students take part in an awareness event on the eve of International Tiger Day...

School students take part in an awareness event on the eve of International Tiger Day...

A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest organised by a Muslim minority forum...

A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest organised by a Muslim minority forum...

Cattle move through flood water at Dhekiabari Village in Kamrup district of Assam...

Cattle move through flood water at Dhekiabari Village in Kamrup district of Assam...

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad looking at his waterlogged residence after a press conference in Patna...

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad looking at his waterlogged residence after a press conference in Patna...

Villagers move to safe place in a boat from the flooded Panikhiti area in Kamrup district of Assam..

Villagers move to safe place in a boat from the flooded Panikhiti area in Kamrup district of Assam..

Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

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