Students at IIT Delhi develop cheaper drug for curing snake bites

Students at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here have produced what could be a…

Museum website says ‘homo-erotic’ is top 10 search

Image captionElevated thoughts? The Victoria and Albert Museum search data suggests a range of intentions What…

The science and technology questions parents could not answer

Image captionIn a survey, many parents admitted giving incorrect answers to children’s science questions Why do…

Open University staff to strike over job cuts and centre closures

Open University (OU) staff have voted to strike over up to 500 job losses and the…

Minecraft used to teach children molecular chemistry

Virtual world-building game Minecraft, played by tens of millions of children worldwide, could be used in…

Parents stumped by children’s tech questions offered help

Image captionAlmost two-thirds of parents admitted giving incorrect answers to children’s science questions Questions on science…

David Cameron bids to speed up adoption process

Image captionChildren should be placed in loving homes as soon as possible, says Mr Cameron Prime…

Poor support failing most vulnerable young people, say MPs

Image captionYoung people leaving care often struggle, says the report Too many of the most vulnerable…

Snake ‘not guilty of killing Cleopatra’

Image captionElizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra. The queen’s life and death have become part of popular legend…

Maharashtra schools to focus on better attendance, teaching skills

Only schools that achieve 100% success will be termed progressive. PUNE: Government schools in the state…