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It's summer solstice time. What does that mean?

13 hours 25 min ago
The summer solstice occurs for Earth’s upper half when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted most closely toward the sun

Sci-Five | The Hindu Science Quiz: On Dormancy

This week’s sci-five quiz is on dormancy state of animals.

NASA chief says U.S. and India to expand collaboration in space; to train Indian astronaut for ISS

During the iCET Dialogue, National Security Advisers of the U.S. and India said they were working toward commencing advanced training for ISRO astronauts in the U.S

How will AlphaFold 3 change life sciences research?

AlphaFold 3 uses a diffusion model, which is what image-generating software also uses, to predict protein structures

India getting close to developing gene therapy for sickle cell disease, say officials

The prevalence rate of this genetic blood disorder is high among the Scheduled Tribes in the country

Union Minister Suresh Gopi meets ISRO officials in Bengaluru 

In the light of increasing incidents of extreme weather events across India, the Minister expressed an urgent need to evaluate the worst-case flood scenario linked to these dams

Ancient genomes reveal legacies of human sacrifice and medieval epidemics

Scientists have used archaeogenetics and evolutionary medicine to bring to light some of the inner lives and beliefs of the Mayan people

Catalytic boost for cheaper biodiesel production

A global team comprising Assam-based scientists developed a superhydrophobic catalyst that can cut biodiesel cost from about $1.2 now to 37 cents per litre

AI can help shipping industry cut down emissions, report says

Shipping, responsible for moving about 90% of global trade, contributes nearly 3% to the world's carbon dioxide emissions

More than 800 coal plants worldwide could be profitably decommissioned, research group says

Around 15.5 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide are generated every year by 2,000 gigawatts of coal power

India's 'heat trap' cities make summers worse, says government official

The IMD has forecast above-normal temperatures for June in the northwest and central parts of the country including Delhi

‘Universal’ equation predicts how often bird, bat, insect wings beat

Using the rules of physics, scientists have found a universal law telling us why flying birds and insects fly the way they do

How diapers use quantum physics to attend to nature’s call | Explained

Whether something absorbs or repels water has to do with microscopic forces and the nature of a material

IN-SPACe announces pre-incubation programme for aspiring space startups

Applicants must be Indian citizens graduating in 2024, or already graduates, they should not have received any grants, funding, or monetary support from private or government schemes, and all submissions must be original work

Year after Titan’s fatal dive, explorers vow to pursue ocean mysteries

Numerous ocean explorers are confident undersea exploration can continue safely in a post-Titan world