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California prof gets National Science Award

Dr Sabeeha Merchanthas won the prestigious 2005 Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal awarded by the National Academy of Sciences. Merchant is a professor of biochemistry at the department of chemistry and......

Indian American scientist Subra Suresh honoured

A top Indian American scientist who heads the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, will be inducted into the Institute of Medicine in recognition of his research into cell mechanics related to......

Why blue LEDs are worth a Nobel Prize

Blue light-emitting diodes help create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs and promises to revolutionise the way the world lights its homes and offices. Shivanand Kanavi reports......

Jumping cats, long tongues, golf clubs: 12 jaw-dropping Guinness records

Some people are remembered for their great achievements. But, there are some like these who enter record books for the sheer oddity. On the occasion of 60th-anniversary edition of the Guinness......

Indian American kids create history at Intel competition

The Indian American high school children who were among the 40 finalists in the Intel Science Search competition -- often dubbed the Junior Nobel Prize convention -- may have failed to win any of......

Air pollution reduced wheat crop in India by 50%

Air pollution seems to have a direct, negative impact on grain production in India, a study warned on Monday, with recent increases in smog decreasing projected yields by half. Analysing 30 years......

Ratan Tata in National Academy of Engineering

India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata will be formally inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering in the US for his "outstanding contributions" to industrial development in......

New tool to pinpoint oil reserves developed

Scientists have developed a new tool that can precisely pinpoint where petroleum and gas reserves have accumulated. The tool is a new index that provides a better understanding of how oil......

Engineered bacteria make fuel from sunlight

In a bid to find a substitute to fossil fuels as raw material for the chemical industry, scientists have engineered bacteria, which could help grow chemical precursors for fuels and plastics."Most......

Asia:Rising temperatures to affect rice production

Increasing temperaturesbecause ofclimate change will hit rice production in Asia, says a new study.Rising temperatures during the past 25 years have already cut the yield growth rate by 10-20 per......

And the Oscar for 'Best Bollywood Film' is...

Indian Americanshave asked the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to introduce a new award category of 'Best Bollywood Film' for films made in India.Rajan Zed, a leader of the......

Nicki Minaj, Marion Cotillard, Reese: A day out in Hollywood

Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters Host of the show Nicki Minaj performs during the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards at the SSE Hydro Arena......

Why we admire Satyajit Ray so much

To his uninformed detractors -- including the late Indian actress Nargis Dutt -- filmmaker Satyajit Ray was a tireless chronicler of Indian poverty whose Pather Panchali captured the attention of......

Winona's scary ride

Winona Ryder, of Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands fame, reportedly passed out, unconscious, during a flight from Los Angeles to London on Wednesday.Staff and fellow passengers allegedly noticed......
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Calico partners with QB3 to conduct research to identify therapeutics for age-related diseases

Calico, a company focused on ageing research and therapeutics, and QB3, a University of California institute advancing biotechnology innovation,... ...

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NASA's Curiosity Rover finds biologically useful Nitrogen on Mars

The NASA has said the team, which is using the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite aboard NASA's Curiosity rover, has made the first... ...

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Jovian rampage made solar system unusual

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