Science

IISc Designs Eye Gaze-Controlled Robotic Arm For Speech, Motor Impaired

IISc Designs Eye Gaze-Controlled Robotic Arm For Speech, Motor Impaired

Press Trust of India | Friday July 10, 2020, Bengaluru

An Indian Institute of Science (IISc) research team has designed a robotic arm that can be manipulated by eye movement using a computer interface, to help people with Severe Speech and Motor Impairment (SSMI).

Mysterious Pink Glacial Ice Seen In Italy, Scientists Start Investigation

Mysterious Pink Glacial Ice Seen In Italy, Scientists Start Investigation

Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 05, 2020, Passo Gavia

Scientists in Italy are investigating the mysterious appearance of pink glacial ice in the Alps, caused by algae that accelerate the effects of climate change.

ISRO's Mangalyaan Captures Image Of Phobos, Biggest Moon Of Mars

ISRO's Mangalyaan Captures Image Of Phobos, Biggest Moon Of Mars

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 04, 2020, Bengaluru

The Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Mars Orbiter Mission has captured the image of Phobos, the closest and biggest moon of Mars.

Why Canadian Sparrows Have Changed Their Tune

Why Canadian Sparrows Have Changed Their Tune

Agence France-Presse | Friday July 03, 2020, Washington

Members of a Canadian sparrow species famous for their jaunty signature song are changing their tune, a curious example of a "viral phenomenon" in the animal kingdom, a study showed Thursday.

Ancient Australian Aboriginal Sites Discovered Underwater

Ancient Australian Aboriginal Sites Discovered Underwater

Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 02, 2020, Sydney

Archaeologists have for the first time found Aboriginal artefacts on the seabed off Australia, opening a door to the discovery of ancient settlements flooded since the last ice age, they reported Thursday.