BRICS S&T News

The Guardian, 10 October 2017
In order to tempt nuclear scientists from countries such as Iran or North Korea to defect, US spy agencies routinely send agents to academic conferences – or even host their own fake ones. Read more...
Nature, 9 October 2017
Fifty years on, the agreement is being pushed to its limits by changing geopolitics, technology and commercial interests, warns Joan Johnson-Freese. Read more...
The New York Times, 9 October 2017
There is a powerful reason that automakers worldwide are speeding up their efforts to develop electric vehicles — and that reason is China. Read more...
India Today, 9 October 2017
The Union Ministry of Science and Technology is all set to organise a four day India International Science Festival from October 13. Union Science Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the fest, to be held in multiple venues, including Anna University Read more...
NASA Spaceflight.com, 8 October 2017
China launched the second remote sensing satellite for Venezuela using a Long March-2D (Chang Zheng-2D) launch vehicle on Monday. Read more...
The Guardian, 8 October 2017
With bitcoin and Ethereum gathering momentum among investors, some experts fear a bubble could soon burst Read more...
NDTV, 6 October 2017
An international panel of judges from the Google Lunar XPRIZE who are here to review the moon mission plan of TeamIndus today said the team has made "substantial progress" and was in the "right direction". Read more...
European Commission, 5 October 2017
At the ongoing EU-hosted Our Ocean conference in Malta (5-6 October), the European Union has committed to 36 tangible actions to foster healthier, cleaner, safer and more secure seas. Read more...
The Hindu, 4 October 2017
About 25% of global cervical cancer deaths take place in India Read more...
Business Line, 3 October 2017
London’s Science Museum on Tuesday unveiled a new exhibition that traces India’s contribution to science and technology globally over the past 5,000 years. Read more...
The Hindu, 3 October 2017
The prize is shared by Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and discovery of gravitational waves.” Read more...
The Guardian, 1 October 2017
Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has a simple way to predict the future. The future is simply what rich people have today. Read more...
BBC News, 29 September 2017
People will soon be able to fly from city to city within minutes, rocket and car entrepreneur Elon Musk says. Read more...
The Telegraph, 28 September 2017
Scientists have coaxed the mutated DNA of human embryos back into healthy code in an experiment which could one day be used to cure a range of inherited diseases. Read more...
The Guardian, 27 September 2017
A team of scientists and reef managers say it’s time to consider ‘riskier’ and unconventional ways to save the world’s coral habitats. Read more...
The Hans India, 26 September 2017
India’s rendezvous with the red planet continues as its celebrated Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) completes three years in orbit Read more...
The Washington Post, 26 September 2017
Congressional leaders on Tuesday expanded their investigation into Moscow’s use of social media to meddle in the 2016 election demanding that Twitter, Facebook and Google hand over any Russian-bought ads targeting the American debate over fracking Read more...
The New Indian Express, 25 September 2017
They win big at any event they take part in and register their institution’s name widely. Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) University of Thanjavur Read more...
The New York Times, 23 September 2017
Maybe “some are rapists,” in Donald Trump’s nasty words. But many are geniuses. Read more...
The Diplomat, 22 September 2017
China’s ambitious space project is rapidly moving forward. Read more...

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