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Jan 19, 2018
India pips US, China and European Union, tops in producing science and engineering grads, says reportIndia accounts for one-fourth of the estimated 7.5 million bachelor in science and engineering degrees awarded across the world in 2014, a report has said
Sep 21, 2017
New research suggests that using the Milky Way galaxy may not be as "typical" as previously thoughtThe Milky Way is host to several dozen smaller galaxy satellites which orbit around it and are useful in understanding the Milky Way itself.
Sep 03, 2017
Two Penn State professors receive $300,000 to develop technology to tackle fake newsThe professors plan to investigate "characteristic indicators of fake news" and develop complex formulas that will enable digital devices to recognize them.
Sep 01, 2017
Asteroid Florence to pass safely at a distance of seven million km from Earth: NASAFlorence will brighten to ninth magnitude in late August and early September, when it will be visible in small telescopes for several nights.
Apr 23, 2016
Artificial intelligence to help curb poaching: StudyAs the world celebrated Earth Day on Friday, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher has found a way to use artificial intelligence (AI) to protect the Earth's endangered animals and forests by outwitting poachers with technology.
Mar 31, 2016
India meets LIGO scientists in the US, signs MoU for setting up observatory in the countryThe MoU comes about a month after the Union Cabinet approved the construction of the long-awaited third LIGO interferometer.
Feb 17, 2016
Union cabinet gives 'in principle approval' to establish LIGO, India's gravitational wave observatoryThe LIGO-India project will bring considerable opportunities in cutting-edge technology for the Indian industry.
Feb 12, 2015
Indian-American researcher gets $500,000 Science Foundation awardGurpreet Singh, an Indian American assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering at Kansas State University, has received a $500,000 National Science Foundation Career award for his research on nanosheets.
Sep 24, 2014
Cabinet clears MoUs to be signed with US during Modi visitBriefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said India favoured good relations with the US and the decisions taken today are a pointer in this direction.
Feb 17, 2014
Some Americans don't know that earth orbits the sun, shows pollA recent poll by the National Science Foundation (NSF) shows that around one in four Americans is unaware that the earth orbits the sun!