India  /  Published 21.01.22

65 million dither on 2nd Covid jab

“Why overdue? You’ve already joined this campaign through the first dose for your benefit and for societal benefit. Please accept the second dose, we’re sending reminders too,”...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.12.21

IIT’s Aryan thrust baffles scientists

Sections of India’s scientists amused themselves on Monday wondering whether and how to respond to a 2022 calendar produced by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, that seeks to ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.12.21

Himalayan glacier alarm

The Himalayan glaciers are shrinking far more rapidly than glaciers elsewhere in the world and have already lost ice equivalent to that in the central European Alps, the Caucasus and Scandinavia combi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.21

Common cold genome seen in omicron

Scientists have identified a unique mutation in the omicron variant’s genome that they say the virus likely picked up from a common cold virus or from segments of the human genome as it replicat...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.12.21

Re-infection alert from S Africa

Health researchers in South Africa on Friday claimed to have detected “clear, population-level” evidence of substantial immune evasion and re-infection by the new Covid-19 variant omicron....
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 27.11.21

New Covid variant sparks fear

A new coronavirus variant first detected in Botswana earlier this month has stirred concern among scientists and health authorities across the world because of its unusually large count and class of m...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.11.21

Experts voice concerns on climate actions

Climate scientists harbour strong scepticism over whether governments will markedly slow down global warming despite pledges by leaders, a survey by the international science journal Nature has found....
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.10.21

IIT(ISM) in top 2% list of Stanford

At least 28 faculty members of IIT (ISM) have figured among the top 2 per cent scientists in a global list compiled by Standford University. Every year the Stanford University of US releases data for...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 06.10.21

Duo honoured with Nobel for Chemistry

The Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to German scientist Benjamin List of the Max Planck Institute and Scotland-born scientist David WC MacMillan of Princeton University. They were cited fo...
By AP/PTI in Stockholm

World  /  Published 05.10.21

Three scientists get Nobel for Physics

The Nobel prizes were created in the will of Swedish dynamite inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel and have been awarded since 1901 with only a handful of interruptions, primarily due to the two worl...
By Reuters


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