December 15, 2013

Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy 2013

In 2013, Government of India released a new science, technology and innovation policy that lays greater thrust on innovation, establishing research institutes and encourages women scientists with an aim

September 25, 2012

‘Endeavour’ retires

NASA’s Space shuttle Endeavour retired from the service and was sent to a museum.  About Endeavour: Endeavour was introduced as a replacement to Challenger, which exploded during launch in

September 24, 2012

World Alzheimer’s Day observed globally

September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. The day is observed to spread awareness about Alzheimer’s disease across the globe. What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease is most common form

August 12, 2012

Scientist identify a new oxidant “X”

A new oxidant “X” has been identified which plays a significant role in the formation of gaseous Sulphuric acid in the atmosphere. Until now, it was thought that the

August 11, 2012

New Spider species named after David Attenborough

A new species of spider was named after the British naturalist and famous TV Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. The species prethopalpus attenboroughi is found only on Horn island in

August 9, 2012

Earth might face more Heat Waves: NASA

As per warnings of NASA, the Earth might face an intense summer heat wave than what it faced b/w 1951 to 1980. Agency reveals that over the past 30

August 6, 2012

UHDTV coming soon

What is UHDTV? It is Ultra High Definition TV that will have much higher resolution than conventional standard definition and high definition TV. What is resolution of an Image?

August 6, 2012

M-money transfer

The Department of Posts will soon implement a mobile-based money remittance service in various parts of the country. It has selected 4 circles in which the services will be

August 2, 2012

What causes power grid failure?

Recently, East, North and North-East regions of India went through a severe blackout for several hours after the sudden collapse of the northern grid. This article endeavors to answer