Category: Science


Ten Per Cent of Fish Caught in Oceans Get Dumped: Study

Oslo: Fishing fleets dump about 10 per cent of the fish they catch back into the ocean in an “enormous waste” of low-value fish despite some progress in...


Govt Launches Web Portal VAJRA for Global Scientists

New Delhi: The Government today launched a web portal VAJRA — Visiting Advanced Joint Research — for faculty scheme of science and engineering research board...

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Millions of Mysterious ‘Sea Pickles’ Swamp US West Coast

Washington: Millions of rare, tiny marine creatures known as the “unicorns of the sea” have flocked to the west coast of America, ruining fishermen’s nets and...


Cities should be Studied As Evolutionary Hotspots: Expert

London: Urban animals are widely regarded as the dregs of the natural world. But according to biologist Simon Watt, cities represent some of the world’s hotspots for...

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MMM 3D Mapping System Helps to Get Your Heart Rhythm Right

Madras Medical Mission hopes to take cardiac care in the country to the next level.


Puttingal Mishap: RGCB DNA Fingerprinting Helps Identify Bodies

DNA fingerprinting is a highly specalised area of knowledge that can benefit people immensely.


Mars Orbiter Spectrometer Finds Suprathermal Argon in Red Planet’s Exosphere

MENCA was developed at VSSC in Thiruvananthapuram.

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New Fish Species Found in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram:  A new fish species Puntius euspilurus was discovered in Wayanad of Kerala. According to Mathews Plamoottil, HOD and Assistant Professor in Zoology,...


Solar Energy to Power All Lighthouses in India

As many as 176 Lighthouses have been fully solarized till date.

Prof. G. Ravindra Kumar delivering a lecture on Extreme Light, Extreme States in Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

Infosys Science Foundation Public Lecture on Extreme Light, Extreme States

The lecture was part of the ‘Infosys Science Foundation Lectures, a series of public talks by jurors and laureates of the Infosys Prize.