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Scientists Prepare To Explore Uncharted Indian Ocean

 Scientists prepared Thursday to embark on an unprecedented, years-long mission to explore the Indian Ocean and document changes taking place beneath the waves that...

The Launch Countdown For DRDO’s Satellite To Start Soon

The countdown for the flight Thursday night of an Indian rocket carrying the Microsat R imaging satellite of the Defence Research and Development Organisation...

CES Tech Show Proves Technology Puts Our Privacy At a Major Risk

 The latest gadgets want even greater access to your lives. This week's CES tech show in Las Vegas was a showcase for cameras that can...

Satellite Images May Help Trace Extreme Poverty

The fight against poverty is getting help from a new direction: up. Satellite imagery is helping researchers map areas of extreme poverty. It may help...

Women in Science Largest Minority: Smriti Irani

Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said women in science are the "largest minority" in the country, with only 14 per cent of them contributing to the...

What Triggers Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Scientists exploring what may trigger a complex disorder known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have found clues in the way some people's immune systems...

Researchers Look for Alternatives To Chemical Fertilizers for a Cleaner Environment

Fertilizer is made of nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus. Chemical fertilizers require huge amounts of energy to produce. But there are other, natural and...

First Successful Case Of Womb Transplant in Brazil

A woman in Brazil who received a womb transplanted from a deceased donor has given birth to a baby girl in the first successful...

China Starts Investigation After Scientists Claims To Edit Genes In Babies

Chinese health and medical ethics authorities started an investigation on Monday into claims by a scientist who released videos on YouTube saying he had...

A 3 Legged Geologist To Go To Mars From U.S.

Mars is about to get its first U.S. visitor in years: a three-legged, one-armed geologist to dig deep and listen for quakes. NASA's InSight makes...

Hubble Returns To Normal Functioning Soon: NASA

NASA has brought Hubble Space Telescope's seven-year old backup gyroscope (gyro) back to life, after the spacecraft entered safe mode due to a failed...

Auction Of Stephen Hawking’s Belongings Will Take Place At Christie’s

Several possessions of the late physicist's Stephen Hawking will be included in an upcoming auction at Christie's, the famed auction house. Included among the items...

New Gamma-Ray Collection Named After Hulk, Godzilla: NASA

NASA has used certain characters from modern myths such as the "Hulk" and "Godzilla" to name its new set of 21 gamma-ray constellations constructed...

Invasive Species May Not Be All Bad: Scientists

Off the shores of Newfoundland, Canada, an ecosystem is unraveling at the hands (or pincers) of an invasive crab. Some 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) to...

A Significant New Development In DNA Analysis Technology

Australian scientists have developed a novel test which can reveal the amount of DNA people shed, an advance that would help forensic examiners catch criminals. The test,...

Scientists Discover A New Method To Fight Alzheimer’s, Dementia

Eliminating dead-but-toxic cells occurring naturally in the brains of mice designed to mimic Alzheimer's slowed neuron damage and memory loss associated with the disease,...

Coffee Can Reduce Fatality Rate For People Suffering From Chronic Kidney Disease

Drinking coffee may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease, suggests a study. Comparing with people that consumed less caffeine,...

British Scientists Use Sunlight And Converted It To Fuel

In a breakthrough move, British scientists have used natural sunlight to convert water into hydrogen and oxygen by mixing biological components and man-made technologies. The team led by academics at the University...

Breastfeeding Now, Will Reduce Chances of Stroke Later in Post-Menopausal Stage

Mothers, take note. Breastfeeding may reduce the risk for stroke in post-menopausal women, a new study has found. The study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association,...

Researchers Have Successfully Created Artificial Placenta

Using a high-resolution 3D printing process, Austrian researchers have succeeded in creating an artificial placenta barrier on a chip, a development that can be used to...

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