China is compiling a free online encyclopaedia to rival Wikipedia, but it will likely only give Beijing’s official version of sensitive historical events, and the public won’t be able to write or edit it.
National officials rolled out a new van Tuesday that will enable detectives to test-fire weapons and rapidly analyze bullets and shell casings recovered at crime scenes rather than sending them to labs and waiting days for results.
Chinese scientists have built the world’s first quantum computing machine that goes beyond the early conventional or classical computers, paving way to the realisation of quantum computing.
The in-house Braille and offset printing press of India’s cartography body. National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) will be inaugurated on May 4, an official said on Tuesday.
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a device that can measure the walking speed of people with 95 to 99 per cent accuracy using wireless signals, without requiring that the person wear or carry a sensor.
Analysis considering a range of flood scenarios, as opposed to a single 100-year threshold, could be more robust and accurate about vulnerability of bridges, according to a study.
A computer-driven automated drill that could perform a type of complex cranial surgery 50 times faster — decreasing operating time from two hours to 2.5 minutes — has been developed by researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
The Indian Railways will use radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) for tracking of wagons, coaches and locomotives to ensure effective and transparent functioning.
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