PHYSICS

Stem Cell Models of Diseases: First Model of Albinism Developed

Scientists have developed the first patient-derived stem cell model of albinism. The model will help studying eye conditions related to oculocutaneous albinism (OCA).   Stem cells are unspecialised. They cannot do...

Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) of ISRO: New Insight into Prediction of Solar Activity

The researchers have studied the turbulence in Sun’s corona using radio signals sent to Earth by the ultra-low-cost...

‘‘A living WHO guideline on drugs for COVID-19’’: The Eighth version (Seventh update) Released

The eighth version (seventh update) of a living guideline is released. It replaces earlier versions. The latest update...

….Pale Blue Dot, the only Home We’ve Ever Known

''....astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human...

First Successful Transplant of Heart of a Genetically-engineered Pig (GEP) into Human

Doctors and scientists of University of Maryland School of Medicine have successfully transplanted heart of a genetically engineered...
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What are we ultimately made up of? What are the Fundamental Building Blocks of the Universe?

Ancient people thought we are made up of four ‘elements’ - water, earth, fire and air; which we know are not elements and there...

Gravitational-wave Background (GWB): A Breakthrough in Direct Detection

Gravitational wave was directly detected for the first time in 2015 after a century of its prediction by Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity in 1916....

PENTATRAP Measures Changes in Mass of an Atom When it Absorbs and Releases Energy

The researchers at Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics have successfully measured infinitesimally small change in the mass of individual atoms following quantum jumps...

Why ‘Matter’ Dominates the Universe and not ‘Antimatter’? In Quest of Why Universe Exists

In the very early universe, soon after the Big Bang, the ‘matter’ and the ‘antimatter’ both existed in equal amount. However, for the reasons...

Advance in Dating of Interstellar Materials: Grains of Silicon Carbide Older Than Sun Identified

Scientists have improved the dating techniques of interstellar materials and identified oldest known grains of silicon carbide on earth. These stardusts are pre-solar in...

The Smallest Optical Gyroscope

Engineers have built the world’ tiniest light-sensing gyroscope which could be easily integrated into smallest portable modern technology. Gyroscopes are common in every technology which...
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