NASA's Curiosity rover is back in business after a weeks-long communication gap caused by solar interference. The rover had been on its own since early April, when Mars slipped behind the Sun from Ea......read more
Tata group firm Infiniti Retail, which runs 'Croma' chain of consumer electronics and durables stores, is planning to expand its range of private label items by introducing 3G-enabled tablet within ......read more
Monkey maths! Apes and humans not only share traits such as opposable thumbs, expressive faces and social systems, they also have in common the ability to understand numbers, researchers say. A new st......read more
Double-amputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to visit a clinician when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands.
Now, he's got an app.
Koger came to Philadelphia this week to ......read more
Scientists have discovered the fossilised skeleton of a baby dinosaur representing a new meat-eating species that roamed 161 million years ago during the late Jurassic Period.
Fossil remains found by ......read more
Astronomy clubs in the state will be busy scouring the skies in early hours of Sunday and Monday for meteor shower.
Many who have already sighted a good number of “eta Aquarid” meteors say the best ti......read more
When the email came out of the blue last summer, offering a shot as a programmer at a San Francisco startup, Jade Dominguez, 26, was living off credit card debt in a rental in South Pasa......read more
FE goes behind the scenes to know what happens at the met department before it announces the country’s most awaited forecast—the monsoon—every year
Considering the mind-boggling information available ......read more
A NASA-funded sounding rocket mission will help better understand and predict the electrical storms in Earth's upper atmosphere, which can interfere with satellite communication and global positionin......read more
The Pentagon cleared BlackBerry and Samsung mobile devices for use on Defense Department networks, a step toward opening up the military to a wide variety of technology equipment makers while still en......read more
On a Lighter Note
Nokia, once the dominant phone manufacturer, has lost ground over the past two years. After being upstaged by Android smartphones, Nokia decided to use Windows Phone for all its smartphones in 2011. T......read more
Microsoft Corp’s phone chief hates to call the new Nokia Lumia 521 cheap, but the lower-priced smartphone launching in the United States is the company’s boldest move yet to win mass market share from......read more
After completing supply of 1 lakh units of Aakash tablets to IIT Bombay for Rs 2,263 apiece, Datawind today said it is ready to provide the next version of the device at a tentative price of Rs 2,500 ......read more
Science & Tech
NASA is sending a six feet-tall solar-powered rover prototype for ice exploration on highest part of Greenland's massive ice sheet.
The space agency's newest scientific rover is set for testing in t......read more