The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) is an Aricibo-type telescope. It is funded by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
The step was taken after addition of two new spacecraft, namely NASA's MAVEN and India's Mangalyaan, to orbit the Mars has gone up to five.
The battery will work for eight hours a day for six months, which is a considerable upgrade from the constant refills required by paraffin lantern, the developers said.
In addition to Kepler 452b, the Kepler Mission also discovered 11 yet-to-be-confirmed candidate planets that appear to be small, rocky and potentially suitable for life.
The vaccine was approved on basis of trail data released showing reduction in episodes of malaria in babies aged 6-12 weeks by 27 percent, and by around 46 percent in children aged 5-17 months.
The spacecraft blasted off on schedule from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome in the barren Kazakh steppe, carrying cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren and Kimiya Yui of Japan.
Use of this technique will help to reduce the level of cholesterol in Ghee up to 85 to 90 percent. It also does not affect the taste and quality of the ghee.
The system will be used for reporting the runway visual range, which is a critical parameter for safe landing and take-off of aircraft in poor visibility conditions (<25 to >2000 meters).
The engine will be used for powering the Cryogenic stage (C25), the upper stage of the next generation GSLV Mk-III launch vehicle of ISRO, capable of launching four tonne class satellites.
It is hardly the width of a human hair and is expected to replace non-human animal models that are used in drug discovery and development process.
Pentaquark is a sub-atomic particle composed of five-quarks (four quarks and an antiquark). These are not new particles but simply aggregation of quarks.
The space probe made closest approach to Pluto when it flew 12600 km from the surface of the dwarf planet at an average speed of 49750 kph.
With this, India has become the fourth nation after the US, Europe and Japan to have inter-operable Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS).
This was the heaviest commercial luggage carried by a PSLV rocket to date. It was also the biggest commercial launch of ANTRIX/ISRO.
The system was designed and manufactured by Italian firm Space Dynamics which already installed this system in Japan, Italy and US.
It uses an array of sensors that function on the principle similar to that of human olfaction to sniff out variety of volatile organic compounds.
Scientists discovered that the protein plays a central role in regulating biochemical pathways in P falciparum parasite, the most virulent species of human malaria parasites.
The four products viz., Long Distance Wi-Fi, Solar powered Wi-Fi, Suteerva and Next Generation Network (NGN) were launched as part of the Digital India Programme.
QD spectrometer represents a new application for quantum dots, which have been used primarily for biological molecules and labeling cells, as well as in television screens and computers
Prandtl-d will undergo further flight tests in 2015 and 2016, results of which will be used in developing the Prandtl-m aircraft.
It was discovered by scientists belonging to the Cornell Medical College in New York, USA.
The two antibodies, REGN3051 and REGN3048, showed an ability to neutralize the virus.
In India, the leap second was added to atomic clocks after 05:29:59 by scientists at the Time and Frequency Standards Laboratory (TFSL), New Delhi.
It is 20 times faster than the 1Gbps specification for 4G.
The new vaccine was also proved as 4 to 10 times more potent when compared to the existing licensed vaccines.
It was developed by scientists led by Indian-American Debashis Chanda from University of Central Florida (UCF)
The finding has many potential applications including the ability to control the path of lightning.
The satellite was named so because the funding for the ambitious initiative came from an Oman-based company called Al Adrak.
The decision was taken by a working group of 26 experts from 13 countries after evaluating carcinogenicity of the three agents.
The immunogen eOD-GT8 60mer, essentially a protein nanoparticle, has the potential to inform immunization strategies against AIDS for humans.