Scientists meet to understand solar cycle better

New Delhi,February 23,2018 (India Science Wire):Influence of the Sun on the Earth is modulated by solar activity cycle.The 11-year cycle is one of the most striking phenomena in solar physics and has fascinated both specialists and laymen for centuries. [read more]

Scientists explore wild rice varieties for useful genes

New Delhi,February 23,2018 (India Science Wire):Rice is a staple food in most of the countries in South and South East Asia with India being the second largest producer of rice after China.[read more]

Indian scientists working to unravel rare type of diarrhoea

New Delhi,February 22,2018 (India Science Wire):Diarrhoea is normally caused by bacterial, viral or parasitic organisms. The disease could be prolonged or last for a few days. [read more]

Jumping genes become active in critical brain areas as we age: study

New Delhi,February 22,2018 (India Science Wire):Aging is a complex phenomenon. Scientists have been trying to figure out mechanisms underlying changes that occur in behaviour and cognition processes due to aging.[read more]

Science films can help promote scientific temperament

Guwahati,February 21,2018 (India Science Wire):Over 200 films makers along with a large contingent of scientists, students and film critics from across the country have gathered here for eighth edition of the National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFI)[read more]

NAL working on Mark 2 version of light transport aircraft: CSIR

New Delhi,February 21,2018 (India Science Wire):India’s indigenously developed light transport aircraft Saras was successfully test flown for a second time today, less than a month after the first flight on January 24.[read more]

वैज्ञानिक अनुसंधान की बुनियाद के पीछे था “नेहरू-भटनागर प्रभाव”

New Delhi,February 21,2018 (India Science Wire):शांतिस्वरूप भटनागर का नाम भारत के उन अग्रणी वैज्ञानिकों में शामिल किया जाता है, जिन्होंने विज्ञान की मदद से औद्योगिक समस्याओं को हल करने में अहम भूमिका निभायी है। [read more]

Here is how nutrition may help overcome genetic risk of diabetes

New Delhi,February 20,2018 (India Science Wire):For years, scientists have been engaged in finding human genes associated with lifestyle diseases like diabetes and heart disease to know if certain population groups are prone to these disorders.[read more]

मानसून में वन्यजीवों के लिए अधिक जानलेवा हो जाती हैं सड़कें

New Delhi,February 20,2018 (India Science Wire):सड़कों का जाल लगातार फैल रहा है। लेकिन, उष्ण कटिबंधीय एवं संरक्षित वन्य क्षेत्रों में सड़क निर्माण का असर स्थानीय पारीस्थितक तंत्र और वन्यजीवों पर पड़ रहा है और वाहनों की चपेट में आने से वन्यजीवों की मौतों के मामले बढ़ रहे हैं। [read more]

Fireflies emit light similar to lasers

New Delhi,February 16,2018 (India Science Wire):Fireflies are known for the light they emit during nights.A new study has analyzed the light emitted from fireflies and found a certain portion of it to be similar to laser beams.[read more]

Augmented video games can help in stroke recovery: study

New Delhi,February 16,2018 (India Science Wire):Video games, popular among kids in the 1990s, have made a comeback with the advent of virtual reality (VR) which gives users a sense of touch when augmented with add-on instruments.[read more]

लखनऊ के शहरीकरण से मृतप्राय हुई गोमती नदी

Vasco (da) Gama,February 16,2018 (India Science Wire):करीब दो दशक से लखनऊ के निरंतर बढ़ते शहरीकरण का असर गोमती नदी पर भी पड़ रहा है और इसका पानी अब मानवीय उपभोग लायक नहीं बचा है। [read more]

CCMB working to make personalised medicine a reality

Hydrabad,February 15,2018 (India Science Wire):One size does not fit all. This applies to medicine, as much as for garments.Some medicines might work on some but not on others. The key to unravel this secret lies in the uniqueness of cells of each one of us. [read more]