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When scientists are irrational

Despite professing to be scientists many of them are subject to superstitions and beliefs in miracles performed by godmen.

20 Jul 2017 2:19 AM

Galaxy 10,000 light years far outshines Milky Way

The galaxy appears 11 times bigger than it really is.

16 Jul 2017 2:06 AM

High-tech hat could allow you to read minds

Mary Lou Jepsen, founder of a US-based start-up called Openwater, said that the hat could make telepathy a reality within the next eight years.

11 Jul 2017 12:50 AM

Lunar robots put to the test on Europe's most active volcano

A robot wheels across a rocky, windswept landscape that looks like the surface of some distant planet from a science fiction film.

05 Jul 2017 7:54 AM

Mystery behind "bright night" solved

Scientists have solved the mystery behind an unusual glow that appears in the sky after dark.

24 Jun 2017 8:12 AM


Researchers discover 2D magnets formed by a single atomic layer

Scientists have for the first time discovered two-dimensional magnets that are formed by a single layer of atoms.

12 Jun 2017 3:27 PM

Czech scientists see growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth

The new branch comprises objects moving together around the Sun, and the Earth encounters it once every few years for a period.

07 Jun 2017 8:17 AM

New ovarian cancer treatment developed

Treatment shrinks tumours without causing side effects.

04 Jun 2017 2:26 AM

Zika meets its match in plant Down Under

Australian plant extract can kill Zika virus: Study

03 Jun 2017 6:30 AM

LIGO detects gravitational waves for a third time

The new detection occurred on January 4 this year during the ongoing second observing run of the Advanced LIGO detectors in the US.

02 Jun 2017 10:07 AM


Mystic Mantra: The incredible creator

The Lord has immeasurable and inconceivable knowledge, power, qualities and capabilities.

02 Jun 2017 4:40 AM

Giant underwater touchscreen to test dolphin intelligence

The system features dolphin-friendly "apps" and a symbolic keyboard to provide the dolphins with opportunities to interact with the system

26 May 2017 4:44 PM

Half full or Half Empty

The proverbial example of judging the glass as being half full or half empty is another example that invokes your ‘affective’ brain.

24 May 2017 12:15 AM

Early humans co-existed in Africa with human-like species 300,000 years ago

These treasure troves, some 50 km northwest of Johannesburg, have yielded pieces of the puzzle of human evolution for decades.

16 May 2017 2:22 AM

Signs of water spotted on Neptune-like planet

Finding can help understand birth of planetary systems.

13 May 2017 6:25 AM


Top lab CERN launches key new accelerator

The Linac 4 accelerator will by 2021 be connected to CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's most powerful proton smasher.

10 May 2017 8:10 AM

New simple eye test to detect early signs of glaucoma

The test also has potential for early diagnosis of other degenerative neurological conditions

30 Apr 2017 8:08 PM

Fossils may be earliest known multicellular life: study

Fossils discovered in S. Africa are probably the oldest fungi ever found by a margin of 1.2 billion years

25 Apr 2017 8:07 AM

Space debris problem getting worse: scientists

Scientists have sounded the alarm over the problems posed to space missions from orbital junk

19 Apr 2017 8:08 AM

New camera to capture distant images without long lens

Raw data from dozens of camera positions is fed to a computer programme that interprets it and constructs a high-resolution image.

17 Apr 2017 8:05 AM