Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence

Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today conferred the for the year 2016 to Prof Digambar Behera.Behera is senior professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine,...

Aug 23, 2017 10:00 PM | Newsscroll

Harvard keeps top spot in Chinese ranking of best universities

Shanghai, Aug 15 US universities retained their dominance in an annual Chinese ranking of the world's top academic institutions, with Harvard staying number one for the 15th straight year.In a top...

Aug 15, 2017 5:26 PM | Newsscroll

Dietary fiber helps maintain gut health: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 : A team of researchers have discovered that by-products of the digestion of dietary fiber by gut microbes act as the right fuel to help maintain gut health. ...

Aug 12, 2017 4:51 PM | Newsscroll

Ola raises Rs 231 cr from Tekne Private Ventures

New Delhi, Aug 10 SoftBank-backed cab aggregator Ola has raised over Rs 231 crore from Tekne Private Ventures through issue of preference shares.The deal involves allotment of 1,71,173 fully and...

Aug 10, 2017 8:23 PM | Newsscroll

Four Earth-sized planets found orbiting Sun-like star

Los Angeles, Aug 9 Four Earth-sized planets have been discovered orbiting the nearest Sun-like star, which is about 12 light years away and visible to the naked eye, scientists said today.Two of the...

Aug 09, 2017 4:24 PM | Newsscroll

Judge sets $30K bail for UK researcher in malware case

Las Vegas, Aug 5 A Las Vegas federal judge has set bail of USD 30,000 for a celebrated young British cybersecurity researcher accused by US prosecutors of creating and distributing malicious...

Aug 05, 2017 12:42 PM | Newsscroll

Reprogramming immune system cells may help treat cancer

Los Angeles, Aug 3 Scientists have discovered a method that can reprogramme inflammatory cells to suppress the immune system, an advance that may help improve treatments for autoimmune diseases and...

Aug 03, 2017 5:40 PM | Newsscroll

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected new Prime Minister of Pakistan

Lahore [Pakistan], August 1 : Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan after he bagged 221 votes during the voting in...

Jul 31, 2017 8:28 PM | Newsscroll

India-born academician named dean of MIT's engineering school

By Yoshita SinghNew York, Jul 28 An India-born academician at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been named as the dean of its engineering school.Anantha Chandrakasan,...

Jul 28, 2017 8:13 PM | Newsscroll

'Angel particle' discovered after 80-year-long hunt

Boston, Jul 24 Scientists have discovered the 'angel particle' - which is the antiparticle of itself - 80 years after it was predicted to exist, a finding that could one day help make quantum...

Jul 24, 2017 3:59 PM | Newsscroll