Science & Technology

Why Learning To Play Chess Is Beneficial For Everyone
Dec 03 2019 04:48:26 PM

Chess players are often regarded as smart. It takes many cognitive skills to play chess which means there is no better way to hone those skills. Children are often encouraged to play chess saying that it will make them better at math. But is that all chess can do?

Indian Scientist Makes Recyclable Packaging Material From Banana Plant
Dec 01 2019 11:36:54 AM

A research team led by an Indian origin scientist announced the discovery of a packaging material that is made from banana plantation waste that is both recyclable and biodegradable in nature.

The Rise Of Mental Health Apps
Nov 29 2019 04:27:20 PM

Over 10,000 mental health apps are waiting for you to download them on your phone. They offer help and guidance to overcome and understand mental health issues. The popularity of mental health apps indicates a positive change.

Kasaragod To Witness Rare Solar Eclipse - Ring Of Fire
Nov 21 2019 04:59:24 PM

Cheruvathur village in Kerala's Kasaragod district is all set to witness a rare phenomenon called 'Ring of Fire'. It is the annual solar eclipse in which the New Mon will cast its shadow on earth and cover a major part of the sun.

Vikram Made A Hard Landing: ISRO On Chandrayaan-2
Nov 21 2019 10:09:59 AM

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) released an official statement saying that Vikram lander has made a hard landing on the moon during the Chandrayaan- 2 mission.

Deepfakes: Popular App Turned Horror Story
Nov 18 2019 11:00:13 AM

Deepfakes make a lot of people nervous as they create fake videos or audio recordings that look and sound just like the real thing.

Minal Rohit: Woman Behind The Mangalyaan Mission
Nov 16 2019 12:20:22 PM

Minal Rohit was one of the driving forces behind the Mangalyaan mission where India made it to Mars in their first attempt.

US Honours Women Who Inspired 'Hidden Figures' With Congressional Gold Medals
Nov 10 2019 11:44:41 AM

President Donald Trump signed into law the Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act which will provide award to four African American women.

ISRO Received Cyber Security Breach Alert
Nov 06 2019 12:26:44 PM

ISRO was alerted of a possible breach by suspected malware, received intelligence from a US-based cybersecurity company.

Why Do We Yawn?
Oct 30 2019 05:54:56 PM

From unborn babies to grandparents, everybody yawns and it is usual for animals also. But only a few know the exact science behind this yawning.

Rising Sea Level May Swallow Mumbai By 2050: Study
Oct 30 2019 04:58:21 PM

A new research paper produced by Climate Central, a science organization based in New Jersey claimed that the rising seas could affect three times more population by 2050 and India's financial capital will completely wipe out by then.

Rakshak App - To Sense Panic In Your Voice
Oct 28 2019 04:22:40 PM

A bunch of students from Delhi has come up with a solution - Rakshak App. As long as the app is on, it will detect the cry for help. The machine learning algorithm is programmed to send out an automatic alarm once it detects keywords like 'help' and 'Bachao'.