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AAP’s Odd-Even Scheme Led To Increase In Emissions, Says Study

Apr 02, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

A new research indicates that the rule not only did not result in reduction of vehicular emissions, but had even led to an overall increase in their emissions.

Traditional Method Of Using Bael Tree Extracts To Neutralise Venom Effects Is The Best, Say Scientists

Apr 02, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

In India, an estimated 50,000 people die of snake bites every year and many don’t even make it to a hospital.


Scientists Identify New Organ In Human Body

Understanding this newly discovered frontier in human anatomy could allow scientists to develop new tests for cancer.

Uber Suspends Road-Testing After Woman Struck And Killed By Self-Driving Vehicle

Mar 20, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The accident could have far-reaching consequences for the development of self-driving vehicles which have been billed as potentially safer than human drivers.


Extend Research From Labs To Land: PM To Scientists

"I call upon scientists to develop a mechanism for interaction with school-children"

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15 March, 2018

15 March, 2018

A Brief History Of Stephen Hawking, And A Time When He Struggled To Pay Daughter’s School Fees

Arpan Saha

Stephen Hawking, the leading cosmologist and outstanding science communicator, died on March 14, the birth anniversary of Albert Einstein



08 March, 2018

Scientists Unravel Mechanism of Stress Tolerance In Tomato

Outlook Web Bureau

This has pushed scientists to better understand the mechanisms of drought tolerance in tomato so that they can develop sturdier tomato plants which can tolerate adverse climate conditions.


28 February, 2018

After Darwin, It’s Issac Newton’s Turn To Feel The Heat of BJP Minister Satyapal Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

"Law of motion was codified by Mantra much before they were framed by Issac Newton," said Satyapal Singh


17 February, 2018

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07 February, 2018

What Laid The Foundation Of Astronomy Education In India?

Dinesh C. Sharma

Hyderabad – cradle of astronomy in India


02 February, 2018

Stone Age Tools Found In Tamil Nadu Suggest A Relook At Popular ‘Out-of-Africa’ Theories

Dinesh C Sharma

Indian scientists are challenging the popular scientific theory that the Middle Palaeolithic was brought to India by modern humans dispersing from Africa only around 125,000 years ago or later




29 December, 2017

In Case You Have Forgotten, These Were The Top 10 Science And Technology Breakthroughs In 2017

Outlook Web Bureau

As we near the end of 2017, we list major developments in the front of science and technological developments...


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21 December, 2017

How Indian Telescope Data Helped Solve Mystery Of Jets From Colliding Neutron Stars

T.V. Venkateswaran

Astronomers thought jet facing away from Earth (left in this illustration) could explain the low emission of energy observed in the violent collapse of binary neutron star. But a new study says hidden or 'choked' jet (white) powering a radio-emitting 'cocoon' (pink) is the best explanation for the radio waves.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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