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Largest land-based telescope cleared

13 Jun 2012 1:12 AM GMT
A plan to build the biggest land-based optical telescope in the world has cleared an important hurdle, the European Southern Observatory [ESO]...

A tech tool for James Bond

13 Jun 2012 1:10 AM GMT
Even James Bond would crave for this! In a new technology, a clever piece of software lets you carry your personal computer inside a pocket, use it on...

China breeds calf to produce low-lactose milk

12 Jun 2012 2:07 AM GMT
Chinese scientists claimed to have bred the world's first genetically-modified calf that would produce low-lactose milk in two years, state media said...

Biodiversity and transgenic crops

12 Jun 2012 12:57 AM GMT
Researchers in Argentina have isolated a drought-resistant sunflower gene and spliced it into soy, bolstering hopes for improved yields as the South...

Scientists grow bone from fat

11 Jun 2012 1:47 AM GMT
Scientists have grown a human bone from stem cells taken from fat, paving the way for repair or replacement of broken bones with those grown from a...

NASA cancels space telescope project

9 Jun 2012 9:41 AM GMT
NASA has announced the cancelling of its new space telescope project designed to seek out black holes and other cosmic mysteries through X-ray light...

Lonely joggers to have Joggobot’s company

7 Jun 2012 2:44 AM GMT
Bored of jogging alone in the park? A new jogger drone is coming your way as the aerial robot will motivate runners who don't have a human partner to...

Conquests of Indian science

7 Jun 2012 1:35 AM GMT
One hundred years back on 2 June, a small beginning was made when the first session of Indian Science Congress was held. Inaugurated by Sir Ashutosh...

Top computer scientists to meet in July

7 Jun 2012 1:19 AM GMT
The central government has convened a meeting of top computer scientists in Delhi on 4 July to work out a ‘common strategy and medium-term action...

On track of water on Mars

24 May 2012 12:49 PM GMT
Excitement is building up as the scientists in-charge of NASA’s Mars Rover Curiosity have begun operational readiness tests of the vehicle, this...

Life-bearing planets possible

15 May 2012 7:58 AM GMT
A few hundred thousand billion free-floating life-bearing earth-sized planets may exist in the space between stars in the Milky Way, says a study. The...

Astronomers discover 'hidden planet'

12 May 2012 6:56 AM GMT
Astronomers have discovered what they claim is a 'hidden planet' outside our solar system, using a 150-year-old technique used to find Neptune. A team...
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