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Dinosaur family tree: Scientists propose revolutionary overhaul, T rex and Brontosaurus may be heading to divorce

Dinosaur family tree: The new dinosaur family tree will have two reformulated categories, or clades, of dinosaurs that would replace the two that paleontologists have long recognised.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 23, 2017 07:20 PM

Atomic Clock: Here's how NASA's timepiece will play an important role in future deep space missions

Atomic Clock: The atomic clock will play an important role in future deep space missions. According to NASA, the clock will be smaller, lighter and will possess magnitudes more precise than any atomic...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 23, 2017 07:14 PM

'Electronic Skin' with a sense of touch: Researchers opens up the possibility for solar-powered prosthetic limbs

Scientists take a big step up the ladder towards the development of prosthetic limbs and robots with a sense of touch. They have found a way to power an experimental kind of electronic skin using...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 23, 2017 02:39 PM

NASA Curiosity Mars rover develops cracks in its aluminium tyres, breaks detected in image check of wheels

The aluminium wheels of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover, which is on a journey across the red planet have developed cracks, according to NASA scientists. The scientists have spotted latest signs of wear...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 23, 2017 02:31 PM

Landslide on comet 67 P: Rosetta probe spots most dramatic of several geologic phenomena

Astronomer Maurizio Pajola, who had just started a new job studying Mars' moon Phobos at NASA's Ames Research Center, had been up for hours looking through images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft of...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 22, 2017 05:59 PM

Why Tardigrades, toughest animals in the world, never die? Scientists have an answer

Researchers have now discovered one of their most extraordinary survival techniques. They said that the unique genes in tardigrades let them survive even after drying out.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 22, 2017 12:58 PM

Death of dinosaurs and Mars volcano: NASA says extinction of Arsia Mons and many creatures on Earth coincide

The timing of last volcanic activity on Mars and the extinction of dinosaurs coincide, a new NASA study has suggested. Large number of plant and animal species went extinct at a time when Mars was...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 22, 2017 12:54 PM

Solar system research: NASA now has total 13 teams to study components of solar system including moon and asteroids

NASA's research teams in collaboration with international partners will try to find out answers to scientific queries about the Moon, asteroids near Earth, the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos and the...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 21, 2017 03:05 PM

High-flyer: Stephen Hawking plans to visit space on board Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic

Stephen Hawking remarked that he wanted to travel to space and Virgin founder Richard Branson had offered him a seat on Virgin Galactic.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 21, 2017 08:05 AM

Kerala: ISRO commissions two major facilities at VSSC

ISRO on Monday commissioned two major facilities-- a Hypersonic Wind Tunnel and Shock Tunnel-- at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram as part of its continuous and concerted efforts...

PTI | Mar 20, 2017 11:00 PM

Pluto should be given its status of planet back, claim scientists

Pluto was demoted to “non-planet,” according to definition approved by International Astronomical Union (IAU) in the year 2006 and the number of planets from then dropped from nine to eight.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 20, 2017 07:58 PM

Scientists develop functional 'beating' human heart muscle

Scientists have developed a functional 'beating' human heart muscle from stem cells, a significant step forward in cardiac disease research.

PTI | Mar 20, 2017 06:46 PM

Science brings malaria vaccine a step closer

Scientists have discovered a key molecule that could bring malaria vaccine a step closer

PTI | Mar 20, 2017 04:36 PM

Space X Dragon cargo ship returns to Earth with Pacific ocean splashdown

The Space X reusable cargo ship -- the only such vessel capable of returning research samples and other material to Earth -- remained docked with the ISS for nearly a month after it delivered more...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 20, 2017 09:06 AM

Tinny-box sized miniature lab starts science experiment in outer space

The tinny space lab called DIDO is allowing researchers to remotely control vital scientific experiments anywhere from Earth.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 17, 2017 09:29 PM