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Rakhigarhi Harappan site: Jewellery making unit, structured houses, kitchen complex, drainage-New evidence reveals well-planned Harappan city

May 9, 2022
The archeologists discovered a 5000 year old jewellery making factory among the latest discoveries at Rakhigarhi Harappan site. 

Dr. Kamal Ranadive: Google Doodle celebrates 104th birth anniversary of Indian Cell Biologist

Nov 8, 2021
Dr. Kamal Ranadive was among the first researchers in India to propose a link between breast cancer and heredity and to identify the links among the cancers and certain viruses.

Odisha: ASI discovers the base of another temple on the premises of Suka Sari Temple in Bhubaneshwar

Oct 29, 2021
As per the ASI official, it seems that the temple was older than the existing one and was part of the Panchayatana model in which the temple was surrounded by four temples. 

Google Doodle honours Otto Wichterle, contact lens inventor on his 108th birthday; Who was Otto Wichterle?

Oct 27, 2021
Wishing Otto Wichterle, contact lens inventor, on his 108th birth anniversary, Google doodle said, “Happy Birthday, Otto Wichterle- thanks for helping the world see eye to eye!”

2,700-year-old wine press, carvings discovered in Iraq

Oct 25, 2021
Iraq was the birthplace of some of the world’s earliest cities. As well as Assyrians, it was home once to Sumerians and Babylonians, and to among humankind’s first examples of writing.

What is Allium Negianum – a new plant species discovered in Uttarakhand?

Oct 19, 2021
 Allium Negianum can be found along the open grassy meadows, sandy soils along the rivers, and the streams forming in snow pasture lands along the alpine meadows, where the melting snow helps in carrying its seeds to more favourable areas.

Indian scientists discover self-repairing materials – All you need to know

Jul 26, 2021
Researchers from IISER, Kolkata, in collaboration with IIT Kharagpur, have developed piezoelectric molecular crystals that can repair their own mechanical damages. Read all you need to know.

Gravelyia boro: New underground spider species found in Assam

Jul 9, 2021
Two species of spiders have been found in the Jharbari range of western Assam’s Chirang Reserve Forest in India. Gravelyia boro is the burrow spider that lives under the ground. Read all you need to know.

Scientists from Punjab University discover new plant species in Antarctica

Jul 8, 2021
A team of botanists from the Central University of Punjab (CUPB), Bhatinda have discovered a new native plant species of moss from Eastern Antarctica. Read all you need to know.

World's third largest diamond unearthed in Botswana

Jun 18, 2021
Debswana Diamond Company found the world’s third-largest diamond in the Jwaneng mine in Botswana, South Africa. Read all you need to know.

Oldest human burial site found in Africa, dating back to 78,000 years old

May 6, 2021
Archaeologists have discovered the oldest human burial in Africa that offers insight into 78,000 years old burial practices, according to a new study.

Google Stadia: Price, launch countries, launch titles and all you need to know!

Nov 20, 2019
Google Stadia: Users can access the console-free Google Stadia gaming system through Google’s Chrome browser on their computers, laptops, TVs and tablets. Know more about it here.

ASI discovers 254 copper coins of medieval era at Khirki Mosque

Sep 13, 2018
This mosque lies on the southern periphery of the village Khirki, New Delhi. The mosque was built by Khan-i-Jahan Junan Shah, the Prime Minister of Firoz Shah Tughluq (1351-88) and is believed to be one of the seven mosques built by him.

Indian mosquitoes can transmit Zika virus infection: NIV study

Apr 17, 2018
The study demonstrated that how the Indian Aedes Aegypti mosquito, known for infecting people with dengue and chikungunya, is vulnerable to the Zika virus.

New group of walking fish found in Tasmania

Jan 26, 2018
A group of scientists have found a small population of fish that walk along the seabed off Australia's south coast in Tasmania. The fish species, the Red Handfish (Thymichthys politus) is only found in south-eastern Tasmania, an isolated island state.
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