Science and Technology Current Affairs (Page : 8)

  • Pepper: World's first robot to read emotions, unveiled in Japan

    Friday, Jun 06, 2014

    Pepper: World's first robot to read emotions, unveiled in Japan

      Japanese fascination with robotic companion has triggered another unique roll-out of a robot that express emotions like human - another first for the

  • Scientists unearth the largest dinosaur ever to have walked the Earth

    Monday, May 19, 2014

    Scientists unearth the largest dinosaur ever to have walked the Earth

      Scientists have discovered in Argentina the bones of the world’s biggest dinosaur. The yet-to-be named giant probably belongs to the 'Titanosau

  • Kepler Object of Interest (KOI): 3278

    Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

    Kepler Object of Interest (KOI): 3278

    Kepler Space Telescope, in a major breakthrough, has discovered the first ever "self-lensing" binary star system named KOI 3278 in the constellation Lyra. The d

  • Kepler-186f: A home away from earth..?

    Friday, Apr 18, 2014

    Kepler-186f: A home away from earth..?

    In a good news for people looking to find life beyond earth, the latest discovery of planet 'Kepler-186f ' offer a glimmer of hope. The newfound planet, detecte

  • Genetically modified mosquitoes to kill off their own

    Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

    Genetically modified mosquitoes to kill off their own

    Brazil has manufactured and put to use a unique biological weapon "Franken-skeeter" to contain the deadly infectious diseases spread by mosquitoes. The novel

  • India to conduct interceptor missile test

    Monday, Apr 14, 2014

    India to conduct interceptor missile test

    India is all set to take another giant stride in the direction of employing its own two-tiered Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system with the upcoming intercep

  • National AIDS Control Programme : 4th Phase Launched by NACO

    Friday, Apr 11, 2014

    National AIDS Control Programme : 4th Phase Launched by NACO

    NACP Fourth Phase Launched by NACO On February 12, 2014 Government of India launched the fourth phase of its anti-AIDS/HIV strategy, the National AIDS Contro

  • Ebola Outbreak in Guinea

    Friday, Apr 11, 2014

    Ebola Outbreak in Guinea

    Ebola Outbreak in Guinea The Ebola virus outbreak in the West African country of Guinea and bordering Liberia has claimed at least 87 lives since the outbrea

  • Navigational satellite 'IRNSS 1B' successfully launched

    Saturday, Apr 05, 2014

    Navigational satellite 'IRNSS 1B' successfully launched

    India has taken another significant step towards the dream of having it own Satellite Navigation System with the successful launch of IRNSS 1B- 2nd of

  • Satellite INSAT-3E falls out of commission

    Thursday, Apr 03, 2014

    Satellite INSAT-3E falls out of commission

    Communications satellite INSAT-3E has finally been decommissioned by the ISRO days after it started to dwindle away to defunctness. The 3rd generation satellite


Science and Technology Tidbits ( Apr 03, 2014 - Jun 06, 2014 )

  • Jun 06, 2014 Pepper: World's first robot to read emotions, unveiled in Japan. - read more

  • Jun 04, 2014 Scientists at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) cloned female buffalo calf, Lalima, using indigenously developed hand-guided cloning technique.   show

  • May 28, 2014 Assam to apply DNA based tracking system to nab Rhino poachers.   show

  • May 20, 2014 Nine Indian students have been honoured at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) held in California (US).   show

  • May 19, 2014 Scientists unearth the largest dinosaur ever to have walked the Earth. - read more

  • May 16, 2014 India to soon test Nirbhay : its nuclear capable 1000 km long range cruise missile (subsonic with speed of 0.6-0.7 Mach) show

  • May 15, 2014 CSIR scientists discovers a unique enzyme 'Super Oxide Dismutase' (SOD) that will act as preservative for fruits and vegetables increasing their shelf life.    show

  • May 13, 2014 The world’s first airplane running exclusively on electricity ‘E-Fan’ successfully tested by its developer Airbus.   show

  • May 07, 2014 Scientist discovers a new element with atomic number 117.   show

  • May 02, 2014 'Beta Pictoris b' becomes the first exoplanet to have its rotation speed successfully measured by astronomers.   show

  • Apr 28, 2014 India successfully test-fires advance interceptor missile capable of neutralising any long-range incoming missile. - read more

  • Apr 25, 2014 US unveils a life-size humanoid robot named 'Atlas'.    show

  • Apr 24, 2014 India conducts developmental test of supersonic surface-to-air missile Akash from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch complex at Chandipur.    show

  • Apr 23, 2014 KOI - 3278: The first ever "self-lensing" binary star system  - read more

  • Apr 18, 2014 Earth like planet 'Kepler-186f' found. - read more

  • Apr 16, 2014 Brazil has manufactured and put to use a unique biological weapon "Franken-skeeter" to contain the deadly infectious diseases spread by mosquitoes. - read more

  • Apr 16, 2014 Google is set to acquire Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones which can be used to boost Internet access to remote areas.  show

  • Apr 16, 2014 Manu Prakash, a professor at Stanford University alongwith his students, invents a dirt cheap microscope named Foldscope. show

  • Apr 15, 2014 Bluefin-21 : the unmanned underwater vehicleunderwater drone is used by the search team of missing Malaysian Boeing 777 flight MH370 to locate its possible underwater debris. - read more

  • Apr 14, 2014 India to conduct interceptor missile test. - read more

  • Apr 12, 2014 Heartbleed: The major internet security bug    show

  • Apr 11, 2014 Israeli startup 'StoreDot' develops a battery capable of recharging a smartphone in just 30 seconds.     show

  • Apr 05, 2014 The European Union launches Sentinel-1A, the first satellite of its Copernicus Earth observation project, from Kourou in French Guiana.   show

  • Apr 04, 2014 ISRO launches IRNSS 1B - 2nd of the 7 satellites constituting the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) - the Indian equivalent of Global Positioning System of the US.   - read more

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