Young techies leaving Infosys in droves

Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) It is not only senior executives who have left or are leaving India's iconic software firm Infosys, but also its young techies in droves.

Want to be happy? Be extrovert

Washington, April 15 (IANS) If happiness is what you are seeking, just be yourself - call an old friend to dinner or smile at a passerby - as a study has found that people with outgoing behaviour are a happier lot across cultures.

Birth of a baby moon on Saturn?

Washington, April 15 (IANS) Astronomers believe that they might have just witnessed the birth of a baby moon for the first time as NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has imaged something peculiar on the outermost edge of the gas giant's A-ring.

Robot sex to determine how life began!

London, April 15 (IANS) This may come straight from Ripley's Believe It or Not! Scientists have performed robot sex to find how life began on earth.

US Airways tweets porn image, apologises

New York, April 15 (IANS) After facing embarrassment over posting a obscene pornographic image on Twitter in response to an unhappy customer Monday, US Airways finally apologised for the error later in the day.

Saturn’s rotation period revealed?

London, April 15 (IANS) In a thrilling revelation, scientists have ascertained the rotation period of the enigmatic hexagon-shaped structure in Saturn's uppermost clouds surrounding its north pole.

Babies can be biased too!

Washington, April 15 (IANS) The innocent infants choose their playmates carefully and they are not immune from 'in-group' bias, favouring people from same ethnicity over others, a study has found.

Get ready for smaller, better hard drives

Singapore, April 15 (IANS) The hard drives in your computer could get even smaller as scientists have now discovered a novel technique to understand better the new properties that arise when two materials are put together.

US varsity to connect Indian researchers to the world

Chicago/New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) In a move that will empower Indian researchers and help them connect with rest of the world, the University of Chicago (UC) and two other American universities will help Indian universities ramp up their computing ability to fulfill the scientists' dream of sharing data with the international fraternity.

How brain creates signposts and remember them too

New York, April 15 (IANS) Placing a pin in the google map to mark a place is one thing and creating signposts in the brain is quite another. But scientists have now discovered that our brain may just do something similar as the place cells in the brain can also act like neural flags that "mark" an experience on the cognitive map.