Innovative Mars rover camera could help NASA robots explore solo

Every second that a NASA rover roams across the surface of Mars is extremely expensive. With millions or perhaps billions of dollars of technology on the Red Planet – controlled by people on Earth who require salaries to eat and facilities [...]

Srishti Asthana named among the top 15 finalists in Google Science Fair 2013

Chandigarh girl’s search for success with Google Gist: Srishti Asthana, daughter of Punjab IGP S.K. Asthana, named among the top 15 finalists in Google Science Fair 2013 Srishti Asthana, a XI standard student from Millenium School, Mohali [...]

Scheme for children with cancer soon

The State Government will soon announce a scheme under which free treatment will be provided to children suffering from blood cancer. Children below 12 years will be covered by the scheme. State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed this [...]

SpaceX aborts launch at lift-off

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is prepared for launch from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force StationCalifornia’s SpaceX company is ready to make history by sending a capsule containing half a tonne of supplies to the space station.It [...]

Can I go without a refrigerator?

­When refrigerators hit the market in the late 1800s, it was a huge leap forward for civilized living. It offered a simple solution to the problem of bacteria-laden, disease-causing old food, not to mention the issue of losing money buying [...]

Sean Faircloth: Do Something About the Religio-Industrial Complex

Do something now about financial abuses of mega-ministers. The book “Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It” is available in audiobook, ebook & hardcopy: richarddawkins.net [...]

NIT Students look to invent the World’s Cheapest Car

A group of National Institute of Technology (NIT) students are working on the innovative car using only scraps, to build a 2 stroke petrol car.   Description:  In one of the most rarest achievement in the auto mobile history the [...]

Making the World Smaller – Daniel Lieberman – Harvard Thinks Big

Daniel Lieberman Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology

Changes in the Air: Levi Strauss Tries to Minimize Water Use

From the cotton field in rural India to the local rag bin, a typical pair of blue jeans consumes 919 gallons of water during its life cycle, Levi Strauss & Company says, or enough to fill about 15 spa-size bathtubs. That includes the water [...]

Only an attractive return can keep the youth in farming

Many farmers’ children do not want to continue in agriculture. Most professionals may want their children to follow in their footsteps, and take over the practice, But ask a farmer whether he wants his children to follow him – and [...]