Khoda pahad, nikla 10m years old chuhiya

Published on February 3, 2021 Ahmedabad: A team of researchers that carefully dug through 1,500kg of fossiliferous rock at Tapar and Pashuda villages near Anjar in Kutch district, were rewarded with proverbial chuhiyas (rats). These were no simple rodents though, as the samples opened a new chapter of the late Miocene age with the remains … Continue reading Khoda pahad, nikla 10m years old chuhiya

City-origin researcher leads hunt for novel cure

Published on April 28, 2020 Ahmedabad: As scientists across the locked down world attempt to target coronavirus, an Ahmedabad-origin researcher in the US is leading the effort to lock out the virus from the human body. The popular image of the Covid-19 virus as a sphere with protruding spikes has caught the public imagination. It’s also … Continue reading City-origin researcher leads hunt for novel cure

Handheld power: Amdavadis shine at AppFest

AHMEDABAD: The second edition of AppFestwas a win-win for developers and enthusiasts as 40 new applications were developed literally overnight. More than 250 individuals applied their knowledge and talents to come up with new applications - while some succeeded, others went away with the prize of experience. The event organized by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) came … Continue reading Handheld power: Amdavadis shine at AppFest

Autonomy can make us self-sustainable in defence

AHMEDABAD: India has come a long way in defence technology with indigenous projects such as LCA (Tejas), various missile programmes and finally building an aircraft carrier (INS Vikrant) on its own recently. However, most of the nation's budget still goes to foreign coffers due to slow research and development projects and dependence on foreign technology in all three branches … Continue reading Autonomy can make us self-sustainable in defence

‘Gravitational waves are astronomy’s holy grail’

Ahmedabad: India is now set to join a global scientific effort to detect gravitational waves emanating from various sources in the universe. Currently, the US and some European countries are the only nations involved in this enterprise. A project titled, 'Indian Initiative in Gravitational-Wave Observations (IndIGO)', is under consideration for initiation under the current Five-Year … Continue reading ‘Gravitational waves are astronomy’s holy grail’