Science and Technology Current Affairs (Page : 9)

  • What are Smart Drugs?

    Monday, Mar 31, 2014

    What are Smart Drugs?

    What are these smart drugs? What are they used for? Smart drug is nothing but a term given to those medicines or drugs which help any person to stay awake

  • Big Bang and Cosmic Inflation Theory

    Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014

    Big Bang and Cosmic Inflation Theory

    Big Bang Theory : explains formation of Universe. It assumes that our universe has been created because of a big loud explosion named BIG BANG.

  • Invasive Alien Species (IAS)

    Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014

    Invasive Alien Species (IAS)

    What are Invasive Alien Species (IAS)? To understand IAS, we need to understand the meanings of the word “Invasive” & “Alien”. Invasive lite

  • ICMR Issues Guidelines for Stem Cell Use in India

    Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014

    ICMR Issues Guidelines for Stem Cell Use in India

    Use of Stem Cells: Potentially but not Provenly Efficient Stem cells, now a days being popularly used to treat untreatable diseases (heart disease, spinal co

  • What is Bit Rot?

    Thursday, Mar 20, 2014

    What is Bit Rot?

    What is Bit Rot? Bit rot is a term used to refer the rotting (degradation) of any software over time. It means that any software (as the time passes), s

  • Successful GSLV-D5 Flight (Cryogenic Engine)

    Friday, Mar 14, 2014

    Successful GSLV-D5 Flight (Cryogenic Engine)

    GSLV-D5 Gets India the Edge Though not in its maiden flight, the Geo Synchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV) D5 did successfully soar into the skies after it was l

  • Conveyor Belt of Atlantic Storm

    Friday, Mar 14, 2014

    Conveyor Belt of Atlantic Storm

    Why is it in News? Britain was recently (7th February, 2014) was hit by a very strong Atlantic Storm called as “RUTH”. It brought winds having speed

  • Proposal of Two Time Zones in India

    Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014

    Proposal of Two Time Zones in India

    Why it is in News? Many eastern states of India are demanding to have two times zones for India.   What is Longitude? Longitude is nothing b

  • What are Vaccines?

    Friday, Feb 21, 2014

    What are Vaccines?

    What is a Vaccine? A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an

  •  India Declared Polio Free

    Friday, Feb 21, 2014

    India Declared Polio Free

    Why is it in news? India is on its way to be declared as a polio free state. Main reason for this move is that no polio case has been detected in India

Science and Technology Tidbits ( Feb 21, 2014 - Mar 31, 2014 )

  • Mar 24, 2014 Panasonic unveils the world's largest TV "Big Hoss". The giant device has the dimension of 218 feet by 94.6 feet.

  • Mar 21, 2014 In the aftermath of USA's Snooping row, Google has upgraded its Gmail feature (email sendings) by encrypting every email using an encrypted HTTPS (secure) connection which can not be turned off. show

  • Mar 21, 2014 BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) , a Not-for-Profit Company of Government of India, Celebrates its 2nd Foundation Day. show

  • Mar 21, 2014 What is Bit Rot? - read more

  • Mar 14, 2014 US Astronomers spots largest ever Yellow Star -HR 5171 A ,1300 times larger than the Sun (which also belong to the same family i.e. Yellow star). show

  • Mar 11, 2014 A team of researchers at University of Notre Dame discovers a new class of antibiotics named "Oxadiazoles" to fight drug-resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).   show

  • Mar 07, 2014 Indian-American scientist Anil Jain develops the first ever 3-D fingerprint.   show

  • Mar 05, 2014 Li Fi Technology : Light Fidelity - read more

  • Mar 05, 2014 What are Viruses? - read more

  • Mar 05, 2014 India Declared Polio Free - read more

  • Mar 05, 2014 What are Vaccines? - read more

  • Mar 03, 2014 India's first electric bus begins operation in Bangalore.    show

  • Feb 28, 2014 Environment ministry gives go-ahead to confined field trials of Genetically Modified (GM) crops.   show

  • Feb 24, 2014 Surface-to-air missile Akash test fired successfully by Army from Integrated Test Range in Chandipur, Odisha. show

  • Feb 23, 2014 World's longest free Wi-Fi zone :  A 20 Km long stretch of road in Bihar's capital city Patna has been declared as free Wi-Fi zone making it World's longest. show