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Its robotastic! Because undergoing an endoscopic examination just got easier

Micro-ultrasound images also have the advantage of being better able to identify some types of cell change associated with cancer.

24 Jun 2019 12:50 PM

Oh no! Superflare may destroy Earth one day

If a superflare erupted from the sun, Earth would likely sit in the path of a wave of high-energy radiation.

24 Jun 2019 12:17 PM

Indian space start-ups turn on investor interest

In the past five years, some two dozen Indian startups have grown into unicorns - companies with over USD 1 billion valuations.

24 Jun 2019 11:52 AM

Himalayan glaciers are melting fast revealed by old spy images

The Asian mountain range, which includes Mount Everest, has been losing ice at a rate of about 1 per cent a year since 2000.

20 Jun 2019 5:44 PM

Cruising nebula with nothing but photons to power flight

No engine, no fuel, and no solar panels, but instead harnessing the momentum of packets of light energy aka photons, in this case our Sun.

20 Jun 2019 5:27 PM

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In case of fire pick up and throw a vase!

Not only will it help you when a fire breaks out, but it’s also a flower vase.

20 Jun 2019 4:31 PM

How is unrecycled plastic affecting environment?

The US in 2018 shipped about 68,000 containers with plastic waste to some developing countries.

19 Jun 2019 12:54 PM

Climate change affects crops in India says a study

The research published in the 'Environmental Research Letters' studied the effects of climate on five major crops.

19 Jun 2019 12:46 PM

Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes

The residents experienced a high rate of infections, as seen in their teeth and bones.

18 Jun 2019 3:43 PM

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice

A Yakutia resident, Pavel Yefimov, found the head last summer on the banks of the Tirekhtyakh River.

18 Jun 2019 3:29 PM

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Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed

Public health experts say this underscores the importance of factors beyond medicine.

18 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

To the Moon and back: 50 years on, a giant leap into the unknown

It was an anxious moment for Armstrong, a brilliant test pilot and aeronautical engineer, but a man of famously few words.

14 Jun 2019 4:49 PM

India plans to launch own space station: ISRO

The ISRO would take about five to seven years to launch the proposed space station.

14 Jun 2019 11:43 AM

ISRO unveils pictures of modules of India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2

All the experiment work on the Moon will be controlled by ISRO scientists from the Earth.

12 Jun 2019 2:02 PM

Got USD 50 million to spare for a vacation? NASA to open space station to tourists

The shift reverses a long-standing prohibition against tourists and private interests at the orbiting research lab.

08 Jun 2019 10:44 AM

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Use of facial recognition tech can help continuously monitor patient safety in ICU

Around 300 hours of data were analysed to find daytime images of patients facing the camera in a good body position.

04 Jun 2019 1:39 PM

Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations

The company, a unit of Allen’s privately held investment vehicle Vulcan Inc, had been developing a portfolio of launch vehicles.

03 Jun 2019 3:54 PM

MRI could be used to detect heart disease

Using MRI will not only be safer than present methods but also provide more detailed information.

31 May 2019 10:48 AM

Virtual Reality can better detect early Alzheimer's

VR could also help clinical trials of future drugs aimed at slowing down, or even halting progression of Alzheimer's disease.

25 May 2019 5:20 PM

Fears rise China could weaponise rare earths in US tech war

Rare earths are used in a number of goods including smartphones, televisions and light bulbs.

23 May 2019 12:26 PM

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