5 mn large trees felled in India in 2018-22 — Danish study’s ‘unexpected, unsettling’ findings

Bengaluru: More than five million large-sized farmland trees, used in agroforestry, which are usually grown individually…

Making of a geomagnetic storm — ISRO puts out data on solar ejections captured from Earth, Moon & space

Bengaluru: After multiple days of intense solar activity and once-in-a-lifetime aurorae sightings at lower latitudes, including…

Why did Beethoven lose his hearing? A lock of hair holds the key

New Delhi: Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair holds the key to the puzzle that was his host…

Mission with India to search for water on moon is on track, launch in few years — Japan space agency

New Delhi: The India-Japan partnership for their joint moon mission, Lunar Polar Exploration Mission (LUPEX), is likely to…

Recipient of first genetically modified pig kidney dies 2 months after procedure

Bengaluru: Richard Slayman, a 62-year-old man who made history as the first recipient of a genetically modified…

Astronomy conferences generated 42,000 tonnes CO2 in 2019, virtual or local meets could help cut this

New Delhi: An international group of astronomers and researchers has come together to publish a paper on…

ISRO commercial arm invites private players to build LVM3 rocket that delivered Chandrayaan mission

New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation’s commercial arm NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) has called for bids…

ISRO completes key test for India’s first semi-cryogenic engine to better future launches

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has covered an important milestone in the development…

Meet ‘Doctor’ Rakus — Sumatran orangutan seen treating wound with herb

Bengaluru: For the first time, an animal has been documented medicating itself with a biologically active plant…

Scientists find ‘dial’ in brain that controls immune system, hope for autoimmune disease treatment

Bengaluru: Scientists have long known that the brain plays a role in the functioning and control…