The lack of planning and lethargic management have reduced the once prestigious Indian Science Congress to a meaningless jamboree
Can 104th Indian Science Congress claim any achievement?
From nanoscience to navigation satellites and sanitation to antibiotics resistance, the potential of science in tackling development issues was …
Newton, the alchemist
Book>> Clockwork Universe, Isaac Newton, the Royal Society and the Birth of Modern Science • By Edward Dolnick • Harper Collins &…
Lessons animals teach
How animals treat themselves with various plants provide medicinal leads to scientists.
On the verge of a breakthrought
The electronics industry is poised for a quantum jump as a group of Indian scientists claim to have developed a silicon-based, light-emitting diode.
Detecting a hard-to-trace brain disease
Indian scientists have developed a kit to detect a disease caused by tapeworm larvae, which doctors often confuse with tuberculosis of the brain.
Indian officials optimistic
Setting new limits to scientific knowledge
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Malaria breakthrough promises better drugs
Now that they have discovered how chloroquine controls the malaria parasite, scientists hope to use this knowledge to develop more efficient anti-…
Do Indian scientists get what they deserve?
Leading scientists state unequivocally that favouritism and not talent attracts grants and promotions in Indian research institute.
Bickering stalls formation of R&D authority
Scientists and industrialists are trying to give final shape to a body that will select and fund projects.
Trial, at last
Satellite images help monitor ocean warmth
Meteorologists can now use satellite pictures to keep track of hot spots in the Pacific.
The truth about frogs
Scientists in the US are trying to find out the reason fordeformities in frogs
A robot for the deep
Scientists in the US have developed a device that would help search toxic wastes at seabed
Probe into poaching
Plastic, sans the peril
Indian scientists develop a process to free plastic of its notoriety
Space for life!
Scientists claim to have found the first evidence of life from outer space
Creation of a lifetime
Scientists synthesise a working biological entity for the first time
GM bollworms on the anvil?
Insects have been modified to destroy own species
From the realms of past
...researchers discover oldest hard-shelled marine animal