20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Emphasising the need for inter- linking of rivers in the country, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Thursday said the project would bring about 90 percent of arable land under irrigation.
20 Nov 2014
New York: An experimental 3D printed model of the heart may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, a significant study shows.
20 Nov 2014
United Nations: Highlighting its commitment to end practise of open defecation in the country, India has said that lack of access to basic sanitation can be both a "cause and effect" of poverty as it expressed concern over the Millenium Development Goals target on the sanitation issue.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Super-speciality Saket City hospital on Monday said that it will invest Rs 300 crore in constructing a new tower in the institutions premise to add 370-beds and offer comprehensive transplant facilities and full-fledged Oncology treatment.
29 Oct 2014
Vienna: A study from the Medical University of Vienna found how 7-Tesla ultra high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could be used to clearly show the brain areas responsible for speech processing and production.
06 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Tenants, mostly students, have decided to move a 'civil disobedience movement' demanding implementation of room rent control law for affordable accommodation in areas near the Delhi University campus as there is shortage of hostel facilities in colleges here.
17 Oct 2014
London: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered hidden signatures in the brains of people in a vegetative state, a finding which suggests that some patients who are in a coma may be aware despite being unable to communicate.
14 Aug 2011
Medical Council of India secretary Dr Sangeeta Sharma and former director of Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) are under CBI scanner for the alleged irregularities in installation of MRI facilities at IHBAS from 2005 to 2008.
16 Oct 2014
New York: Researchers have developed a robotic device for people suffering from epilepsy that would enter through the cheek bone, thereby avoiding having to drill through the skull besides being much closer to the target area.
02 Oct 2014
Berlin: Scientists have discovered that there is a specific network in the brain for using tools. Researchers from Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM) and the Klinikum rechts der Isar hospital in Germany have analyzed the brain networks that control the use of tools or other utensils.