The satellite is the fourth of the seven satellites constituting the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS). The satellite will provide navigation, tracking and mapping services.
The mission aims to develop High Performance Computing (HPC) facilities indigenously and setting up a supercomputing grid connecting academic and Research and Development institutions across the county.
John Parsley from the University of York while examining the interaction of an ultra-intense laser with a plasma target found that interfering plasma generates a series of pressure pulses, that is, sounds.
The discovery adds to the evidence that suggests ancient Mars was habitable for life. The findings were made by a team of NASA scientists using the SAM instrument suited on the rover.
Indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile, Astra, was successfully test fired from a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft on 18 March 2015.
Solar Impulse-2 is expected to spend the next five months in its journey navigating the world in the hands of Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg.
It was developed by a team of researchers from Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing of Monash University in partnership with Amaero Engineering Company.
The findings were published in the journal Nature on 26 February 2015 and Prof. Xue-Bing Wu at Peking University is the lead author of the study.
The key feature of the rapid test kit is that it can correctly distinguish Ebola infected patients from non-Ebola infected patients within 15 minutes
The study was led by Rafael Probst, a doctoral candidate at Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany.
The vaccine is able to self-assemble into a 3D structure and manipulate immune cells, teaching them to attack cancer as well as infectious disease.
The findings of the study titled Equatorial anisotropy in the inner part of Earth’s inner core from autocorrelation of earthquake coda were published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
The three largest moons of Jupiter namely Europa, Callisto, and Io were captured by Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 while racing across the banded face of the gas-giant planet. This was a rare occurrence, as the event occurs once or twice in a decade.
The controversial mitochondria donation procedure includes receiving of a small amount of healthy so-called Mitochondrial DNA (mDNA) from woman donor into the usual nuclear DNA from its mother and father.
India test-fired the maiden canister-based most potent missile Agni-V with a strike range over 5000 kilometers. It is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead of over one tonne.
The British government was urged to block the technique of creation of babies from three people by Churches of England. The technique involves addition of a donor woman's mitochondria to another woman's egg.
News of the operation has been revealed in an article in the Archives of Diseases in Childhood in the third week of January 2015. This case has set a milestone in the care of newborns in the Britain.
A team of researchers led by Gregory Lanzaro have discovered a super mosquito hybrid in the West African country of Mali that is resistant to insecticide-treated bed nets.
The research by Chinese scientists assembled 3.89 billion of the estimated 4.5 billion base pairs of the chemicals that make up DNA in the barley genome, and included 39197 protein coding genes.
Scientists from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts discovered a new antibiotic named Teixobactin capable of fighting infections that kill hundreds of thousands of people each year.
Using Kepler data, scientists reached this millenary milestone after validating that eight more candidates spotted by the planet-hunting telescope are, in fact, planets.
Researcher said that the new treatment is based on a use of the whole plant (WP) Artemesia annua, from which the current pharmaceutical drug artemisinin (AN) is extracted.
Union Cabinet headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved to set up the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) in Tamil Nadu.
Scientists at University of Southampton has planned to grow first life on Mars under project Lettuce on Mars.
A team of researchers led by Professor Menon created half-light, half-matter particles in atomically thin semiconductors made of a 2D layer of molybdenum and sulfur atoms.
A new study showed that the individuals who have contracted the Human Immunodeficiency Virus can experience poorer hearing than those without HIV infection.
The researchers at Louisiana State University (LSU) discovered a new method to convert Carbon Dioxide (CO2) into an Organic Compound.
The world's smallest hearing aid named Nanoplug was developed by an international team of researchers including Nevena Zivic, Jongha Lee, Mladen Stavri and Zoran Marinovi.
Union Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences on 25 December 2014 launched an SMS-based warning system which will provide alerts on cyclones.
Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) are developing gecko grippers to grab space debris. Gecko gripper is basically an adhesive gripping tool.