Surgical Robots to Become Ubiquitous in Indian Hospitals: Intuitive Surgical

Days are not far off when surgical robots will become a normal feature in hospitals for procedures like MRI scans, a senior official of Intuitive Surgical Inc said on Sunday. The US-based... Read more »

Nasa’s Curiosity Rover Captures Petrified Sand Dunes on Mars

Nasa’s Curiosity rover has captured large-scale inclined bedding structures on Mars – characteristic of deposits that formed as sand dunes and then cemented into rock. This sandstone outcrop – part of a... Read more »

First Nasa TV Channel to Reveal Space in UHD

The US space agency has partnered with Harmonic, a worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, to launch Nasa TV UHD the first ever non-commercial consumer ultra-high definition (UHD) channel in North America.... Read more »

‘Molecules’ Made of Light Possible: Researchers

Two years ago, collaborators from Harvard University, the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found a way to bind two photons together so that one would sit right... Read more »

India Seeks SoftBank Push for Modi’s Solar Goal

India has closed bids for a third of its target of tendering 15,000 megawatts (MW) of solar projects this fiscal year, a government official said, and is expecting interest from investors such... Read more »

Nasa Starts Year-Long Mission to Simulate Life on Mars

Six Nasa recruits have shut themselves inside a dome in Hawaii to begin a year-long isolation programme that will simulate life on Mars to help the US space agency prepare for the... Read more »

Nasa Selects Next Flyby Target for New Horizons Probe

After its historic July 14 flyby of the Pluto system that revealed interesting findings, Nasa has selected the next potential next destination for its New Horizons mission – a small Kuiper Belt... Read more »

Cheaper, More Efficient LED Technology Developed

Scientists including one of Indian origin have developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the LED technology. “It can potentially... Read more »

Astronomers Uncover Evidence of Galaxy Metamorphosis

From round disks to oval clusters; many galaxies in the Universe have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past eight billion years or so, researchers reported on Thursday. An international team looked... Read more »

Nasa Successfully Tests SLS Space Launch System’s RS-25 Rocket Engine

As part of its ambitious Space Launch System (SLS), the US space agency has successfully tested an engine that will help propel astronauts on future deep-space missions, including Mars. The 535-second test... Read more »