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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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Army personnel pay tribute to jawans who died in Kargil War on Kargil Vijay Diwas in Kozhikode on ..

Army personnel pay tribute to jawans who died in Kargil War on Kargil Vijay Diwas in Kozhikode on ..

Specially abled kids from Om Creations Trust (NGO) make handcrafted rakhis as part of a campaign ...

Specially abled kids from Om Creations Trust (NGO) make handcrafted rakhis as part of a campaign ...

Punjab Police and BSF Jawans patrol after they captured suspected terrorists in Jalandhar's Khurla..

Punjab Police and BSF Jawans patrol after they captured suspected terrorists in Jalandhar's Khurla..

A couple carry their mother Runuka Devi on a palanquin to Gola Gokarannath from Kachla Ganga Ghaat..

A couple carry their mother Runuka Devi on a palanquin to Gola Gokarannath from Kachla Ganga Ghaat..

Police fire tear gas shells to disperse the rally, taken out from downtown city, on way to Lal ...

Police fire tear gas shells to disperse the rally, taken out from downtown city, on way to Lal ...

Members of National Human Rights and crime control organisation paying tributes to the soldiers ...

Members of National Human Rights and crime control organisation paying tributes to the soldiers ...

Policemen stands guard at Budshah Chowk after the 17-day old curfew was lifted in Srinagar on ...

Policemen stands guard at Budshah Chowk after the 17-day old curfew was lifted in Srinagar on ...

Vendors sell fruit at M A Road after curfew was lifted after 17-day in Srinagar on Tuesday...

Vendors sell fruit at M A Road after curfew was lifted after 17-day in Srinagar on Tuesday...

Legendary Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma being felicitated during an event...

Legendary Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma being felicitated during an event...

Members of the Indian archery team, the first to reach Brazil for the upcoming Olympics...

Members of the Indian archery team, the first to reach Brazil for the upcoming Olympics...

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