In a discovery that is paving the way for the diagnosis and treatment of a rare genetic disorder related to the brain's functioning, a team of researchers has identified the causative gene behind the disease, which delays development of motor activities in children.
The first airplane that can fly both day and night powered exclusively by the sun's rays has taken off from California in the first stage of an attempt to fly across the US without using any fuel.
Physically challenged people may soon be able to buy easy mobility when a low-cost electric wheelchair is launched, doctors here Thursday said.
Monsoon is likely to be normal this year, said Science and Technology Minister S. Jaipal Reddy here Thursday.
An over 2.2-million-euros grant to research the mysteries of the human DNA in a lab in France - that's the handsome sum Indian researcher Ramesh Pillai has got from the European Research Council (ERC).
A celestial body 20 metres in diameter will pass dangerously close -- 8,620 km -- to the Earth's surface in 13 years, an Italian astronomer has said.
The three smartphone satellites sent into space Sunday by the maiden flight of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket are operating normally in orbit, the US space agency NASA said.
An April 4-7 simulation of a manned mission to Mars provided the opportunity for successful tests of some of the technology needed for such an ambitious undertaking, Spanish scientists said.
A total of 436 deaths were recorded during clinical trials in India in 2012, parliament was told Tuesday.
India Tuesday terminated the maiden test of a long-range cruise missile after it deviated off course but defence scientists claimed "it met the mission objectives successfully".
Vegetables grown on board the International Space Station (ISS) can be consumed without fearing food poisoning, Russian scientists believe.
A Piece of rock will have a close encounter with the Earth Feb 16, coming closer than some of the geostationary satellites orbiting the planet, said an official.
In a move that could lead to a completely new and cheaper way of conducting future space missions, US space agency NASA has said it wants to send an inflatable space pod to be attached to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2015
India's first centre of excellence specialising in reading space weather conditions to help air traffic on polar routes would come up here by the middle of this year
India on Wednesday successfully test-fired a highly manoeuvrable version of the 290-km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a naval warship off the coast of Vishakhapatnam in Bay of Bengal