Monday, Oct 03, 2022



China to launch core module of its space station in 2018 

March 03, 2017 12:18 pm

The core module of the space station, named 'Tianhe-1', will be launched on board a new-generation Long March-5 heavyweight carrier rocket said CASC.

Egyptian researchers create biodegradable plastic using shrimp shells

March 02, 2017 7:39 pm

esearchers at Egypt's Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic.

Scientists can soon thaw cryopreserved human organs using nanotechnology

March 02, 2017 6:42 pm

Deep-freezing donated organs might one day help improve the transplant supply so now researchers are using nanotechnology to create super heaters for preserved tissue.

Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest particle accelerator gets a heart 'transplant'

March 02, 2017 5:46 pm

Scientists today carried out a "heart transplant" on the Large Hadron Collider by replacing a key component inside one of its experiments.

NASA made a range of key software programmes publicly available

March 02, 2017 4:32 pm

NASA has made a range of software products publicly available which people can use for a wide variety of technical applications without copyright fees.

Soon, 'magic' DNA computer that grows itself

March 02, 2017 4:16 pm

"But our new computer doesn't need to choose, for it can replicate itself and follow both paths at the same time, thus finding the answer faster"

A model prototype of China's first Mars probe is under development

March 02, 2017 3:13 pm

The probe will be launched at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern Hainan Province.

Highest-resolution 3D maps of dark matter created

April 15, 2020 3:42 pm

Scientists believe dark matter - theorised, unseen particles may comprise 80 per cent of the matter in the universe.

Ancient Earth was once a giant shell, claims a new study

March 01, 2017 9:34 pm

Ancient Earth's first outer layer was a single, solid shell that later folded and cracked to give rise to continents and other land features we see today, a new study has found.


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing: Here's everything you need to know

May 28, 2016 11:39 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed for the third time on a droneship in the Atlantic ocean. Here's all you need to know.


NYT ScienceTake: What ducks hear underwater

June 18, 2020 2:41 pm

Scientists from the University of Delaware have created a hearing test for ducks. This is an important step. Watch here what they found.