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'Tic Tac Toe'-playing robot can help stroke patients recover

Young and older adults moved significantly slower when they played with the slower robot compared to the faster lighting system.

07 May 2018 2:13 PM

Debate on Aryan migration vs Out-of-India theory unsettled

This led to the academic quest for the

22 Apr 2018 5:49 AM

Designing our way to making the world a better place

Possible applications include using this to create pathogen-proof hospital beds, bacteria-resistant paint and even coatings for artificial joints.

17 Apr 2018 1:04 AM

Scientists create ice cream that doesn't drip

The melt-resistant recipe is made using fibres from banana skins.

28 Mar 2018 12:56 PM

Self-taught rocket scientist blasts off into California sky

The self-taught rocket scientist propelled himself about 1,000 feet into the air before a hard-landing in the Mojave Desert.

25 Mar 2018 11:21 AM


Way to make fragrances stick to skin longer found by scientists

Companies incorporate a lot of fragrance oils in wash-off products, such as face washes and body scrubs, but the majority get washed away.

21 Mar 2018 8:41 PM

Breakthrough in Quantum Computing: Silicon atoms are talking to each other

Scientists show for the first time that they can make two qubits “talk” to each other.

10 Mar 2018 9:52 AM

Fifteen genes that shape our face identified

In the past, scientists selected specific features, including the distance between the eyes or the width of the mouth.

20 Feb 2018 11:59 AM

Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids

Research could pave way for organs to be grown in animals for transplant even providing a cure for diabetes.

19 Feb 2018 4:14 PM

Massive Mayan society discovered under Guatemala jungle

The discoveries included industrial-sized agricultural fields and irrigation canals.

03 Feb 2018 3:51 PM


Giant earthquakes not as random as thought: study

In 1960, South-Central Chile was hit by the largest known quake on Earth with a magnitude of 9.5.

31 Jan 2018 8:25 PM

Brain pacemaker may delay Alzheimers symptoms: study

We have many memory aides, tools and pharmaceutical treatments to help Alzheimer's patients with memory.

31 Jan 2018 6:46 PM

New eczema therapy reduces asthma severity in kids: study

The team therefore combined two anti-inflammatory compounds - corticosteroids and PPAR agonists - into one potential treatment in mice.

20 Jan 2018 4:46 PM

Mystery behind two 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummies solved

Since their discovery in 1907 there has been some debate among Egyptologists whether the two were actually related at all.

17 Jan 2018 12:49 PM

Behold! the smallest Christmas card

Scientists have created the world’s smallest Christmas card that could fit over 200 million cards in a single postage stamp.

25 Dec 2017 3:42 PM


Now, new system can help machines think like humans

New reservoir computing system uses memristors, requires less space, can be integrated more easily into existing silicon-based electronics.

25 Dec 2017 8:10 AM

Digital marvel: Quantum race gathers pace

Researchers race to develop impenetrable computers with quantum-safe cryptography.

25 Dec 2017 5:59 AM

Gravity signals to rapidly measure magnitude of big earthquakes

At present, scientists use seismic waves from a rupture to work out the scale of the event.

04 Dec 2017 5:36 PM

'Effective tuberculosis vaccine in the offing'

Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people than any other infection, with an estimated 1.7 million people worldwide dying from it every year.

27 Nov 2017 3:30 PM

Male dolphins offer gifts to attract females: study

The formation of alliances between adult males for the purposes of coercing females is uncommon.

27 Nov 2017 2:09 PM