He hailed China for doing research in the field of science, publishing as many papers as the United States.
Hell's key to success is: "Aim high, stay grounded. And if you are lucky and have a good idea, you might even hit the bullseye."
The 80-year-old scientist told the audience that she was aiming at developing eco-friendly antibiotics with less resistance.
The PM inaugurated the 107th session of the Indian Science Congress, which began at Bengaluru today.
107th Indian Science Congress in Bangalore: Indian-American cardiologist to present new way to test effectiveness of yoga
He will introduce the "new protocol" at the 107th India Science Congress that is taking place in Bangalore.
Indian Science Congress 2020: PM launches I-STEM website, allows researchers access to equipment in all educational institutions
Scientists can find the equipment, check its availability, book their reservation and pay for it all in one go.
107th Indian Science Congress in Bangalore: PM tells youngsters to 'innovate, patent, produce and prosper'
The PM said that India's ranking has improved in the Global Innovation Index to 52.
Nobel laureates Stefan Hell and Ada E Yonath have joined the science congress today.
The theme of the event is "Science and Technology for Rural Development" and PM Modi will inaugurate it.
Indian Science Congress: Rise of pseudo-scientific public proclamations has broad and ominous implications
Should more scientists and the general public in India crusade against the onslaught of silly pseudo-scientific claims and the disregard for science that might threaten its viability, integrity, legitimacy and utility in the international arena?
According to the Minister for Science, "gravitational waves" will then be named "Narendra Modi waves"
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Citizenship Bill, reservation amid rising unemployment, jokers at Science Congress; today's must-read stories
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Citizenship Amendment Bill creating two classes of citizens in Assam, how reservation amid rising unemployment may impact general category, to jokers at Science Congress, here are today's must-read stories
Indian Science Congress: What allusions to ancient aircraft, 'Krishnanian Physics' reveal about Hindutva insecurities
It was no surprise when a delegate at the recently-concluded Indian Science Congress suggested the Ramayana and the Mahabharata prove ancient Indian civilisation featured aircraft (courtesy Ravana), guided missiles and test-tube babies.
Amartya Sen supports Naseeruddin Shah, claims India suffered because of patience for inequality, injustice
Amartya Sen also said he would advocate changing the name of the Nalanda University, as it was not "functioning in conformity with its heritage".
Firstpost Editor's Picks: War of words over Rafale, Indian Science Congress, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat's redemption story; today's must read stories
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday engaged in a war of words on Twitter.
Indian Science Congress sees several questionable claims; protests held in Bengaluru, agitators say defending science 'true patriotism'
The 106th Indian Science Congress made headlines for startling claims and statements made by some speakers, particularly those seeking to explain mythology through science.
Through a power presentation, Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "This is digital profile of India - 123 crore Aadhaar cards,121 crore mobile phones, 44.6 crore smart phones, 56 crore internet users, there has been 51 percent growth in e-commerce. There is 130 crore population in India."
Ravi Shankar Prasad says Centre finalised plans to frame data protection law to shield sensitive information
Addressing the ongoing Indian Science Congress, 2019, Science Communicators' Meet in Jalandhar on Saturday, Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "India is now the third most attractive investment destination for technology transactions and it is the best time to do science in India."
Science body criticises Andhra university V-C's 'Kauravas were test-tube babies' claim at Indian Science Congress
Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao had on Friday said at the Indian Science Congress that Kauravas were born due to stem cell and test tube technologies, and that India possessed knowledge about guided missiles thousands of years ago.
Darwin's theory of marine life to man pales against Ram morphing into "politically nuanced" Krishna: Rao