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  • Unscientific claims tarnish image of Indian science:  Scientists and Academicians

    Unscientific claims tarnish image of Indian science: Scientists and Academicians

    N.B. Nair Mumbai (ISJ) – Thirty seven scientists and science academicians have decried efforts to pass off mythology as science at the just concluded Indian Science Congress held at Jalandhar. In a joint letter addressed to the General President of...

    10 Jan 2019 9:50 AM GMT
  • Pseudoscience poses great danger, says Prof Vijay Raghavan

    Pseudoscience poses great danger, says Prof Vijay Raghavan

    N.B. Nair New Delhi (ISJ) – Principal Scientific Advisor to the government, Professor K. Vijay Raghavan has termed it as 'unfortunate', the claim of Andhra Pradesh University Vice Chancellor G. Nageswhar Rao at the just concluded Indian Science...

    7 Jan 2019 1:20 PM GMT
  • No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    New Delhi (ISW) - The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events in India appears to be going up, as projected by various scientific assessments on climate change. But it may not be right to connect every such event with climate change, as...

    27 Nov 2018 1:02 PM GMT
  • Study says, two time-zones for India practical and implementable

    Study says, two time-zones for India practical and implementable

    N.B.Nair New Delhi (ISJ Exclusive) - Contrary to the stand taken by the Union Ministry of Science & Technology, a study by scientists at CSIR's National Physical Laboratory showed, two different time zones for India is practical and easily...

    11 Oct 2018 4:21 AM GMT
  • Indian scientists develop new sensor to measure sea surface temperatures

    Indian scientists develop new sensor to measure sea surface temperatures

    Chennai (ISW) - Sea surface temperature (SST) is an important parameter for oceanographic and atmospheric studies and for monitoring of biological habitations in marine environment. Indian scientists have developed a new sensor for measurement of...

    7 Aug 2018 2:06 PM GMT
  • Ultrafast Laser Camera to capture electron movement

    Ultrafast Laser Camera to capture electron movement

    Mumbai (ISJ) - Did you know that many molecules have a 'handedness'? That is, these molecules are distinguishable from their mirror image, like our left and right hand. But why should we care about it? It turns out that certain drugs and medicines...

    30 Jun 2018 11:20 AM GMT
  • NASA solves 39-year-old mystery of Jupiter lightening

    NASA solves 39-year-old mystery of Jupiter lightening

    Washington (ISJ) - Ever since NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft flew past Jupiter in March, 1979, scientists have wondered about the origin of Jupiter's lightning. That encounter confirmed the existence of Jovian lightning, which had been theorized for...

    9 Jun 2018 5:12 AM GMT
  • Scientists discover a new species of shieldtail snake from Western Ghats

    Scientists discover a new species of shieldtail snake from Western Ghats

    Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (ISJ) - Researchers from the Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), Coimbatore, and the Natural History Museum (NHM), London, UK, have discovered a new species of shieldtail snake, Uropeltis bhupathyi,...

    12 May 2018 2:41 AM GMT
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