Scientists from 15 countries called for a better political response to improve the provision of water and energy to meet the needs of 9 billion people in next 30 years. The joint statement was issued by world's leading science academics....
NASA said the tsunami and the earthquake which hit Fukushima in Japan last year not only created chaos and destroyed almost everything at the ground but also left a bad impact on the skies above disturbing the electron pattern. The...
“Antibiotic resistance is one of the three greatest threats to human health.” ~ WHO, 2009 TIMELINE REPORT: June 2007 - 2008, N. Ireland: Five hospitals in Northern Ireland's Northern Trust area were hit by the spread of the Clostridium difficile bug between June 2007...
Ideas like car panels made by silkworm cocoons, camouflage clothing that can be switched at the flick of a switch and “smart” shirts with a phone and power source implanted in the fabric can become a reality soon, thanks...
According to a Reuters report, scientists have discovered even less dosage of widely used pesticides can harm bumblebees and honeybees, eventually destroying their homing and path-finding instincts. The revelations were made by two studies, published in the journal Science on Thursday,...
Ice cream has been around for a millennia, evolved for centuries, and has been marketed for decades, and now - as you reach for your favourite scoop - the legacy rests in your hand. If you're anything like me,...
People couldn’t believe their ears when Hollywood star Katharine Hepburn attributed her slim physique to chocolates. “What you see before you is the result of a lifetime of chocolate,” she once confided during an interview. Well, decades later she is...
Scientists in Australia have produced a high-yielding variety of wheat plant which is tolerant to soil with high salt levels, Reuters reported. According to the study published in journal 'Nature Biotechnology', the Australian researchers said there is hope of a...
Whether the term cold fights cold is technically true or false, researchers and scientists are optimistic that coughing, wheezing and spluttering masses that hit the streets every winter is soon going to be a thing of the past thanks...
  Australian scientists studying the living conditions on Mars believe the red planet is habitable with large regions that could 'sustain life'. A group of astrobiologists from the Australian National University in Canberra estimated that as much as three per cent...
A team of scientists at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) has recorded neutrino particles travelling faster than the speed of light. The speed of light is a very important fact of physics because at 299,792,458 meters per second it...
American scientists have discovered a new planet that orbits around two suns. It has been named Kepler-16b and is 200 light-years from Earth. Scientists believe it is a made of cold gas just like Saturn. This discovery followed a three...