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Possible RSV, Covid-19 and flu collision has doctors worried. What to know

A possible convergence of flu, RSV and Covid-19 has doctors worried. Flu cases are rising earlier ......

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Omicron BA.2 less severe than original COVID variants, says study

Signalling a diminishing severity of SARS Cov-2, a US-based research has found that the Omicron BA......

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Why the FDA banned Juul e-cigarettes

When the Food and Drug Administration ordered Juul Labs Inc.’s e-cigarettes off the US market in J......

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Why doctors are studying new drugs to treat women’s midlife mood swings

Researchers are testing several new drugs to treat depression and anxiety symptoms that women freq......

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Tiny 166-million-year-old skeleton of lizard found in Scotland

A 166-million-year-old lizard fossil has been unearthed in Scotland. Researchers believe that this ......

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AstraZeneca covid vaccine linked to higher risk of rare blood clotting: Study

AstraZenecas Covid vaccine has been linked to a 30-percent higher risk of getting a very rare bloo......

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How two visually impaired women are saving lives of countless other women

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. So the only thing to really be afraid of is if yo......

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ISRO to launch first test flight of Gaganyaan in February 2023

India is inching closer to its dream of launching a human space mission with the Indian Space Rese......

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UN weather agency: Greenhouse gases reach new record in 2021

The three main greenhouse gases hit record high levels in the atmosphere last year, the UN weather......

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400-year-old mummified boy identified as son of powerful Austrian count

A mummified toddler buried in an unmarked grave about 400 years ago has been identified as the firs......

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WHO releases first-ever list of fungal infection, flags global health threat

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a report highlighting the first-ever list of fun......

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Superhot earth-sized planet blasted away its atmosphere: Study

Astronomers have discovered that an earth-sized exoplanet has blasted away its atmosphere completel......

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New Hubble telescope captures image of giant cosmic keyhole in space

A newly released image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a smoke-wreathed keyhole in space surr......

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What is Covid-19 brain fog? What causes it?

The COVID pandemic has introduced many scientific and medical terms into our everyday language. Ma......

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Explainer: Why are popular brands of dry shampoo being recalled?

Unilever Plc issued a voluntary product recall to the customer level of select lot codes of dry sh......

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SpaceX, Boeing and Lockheed prepare future hardware for NASA’s Artemis moon program

Companies behind NASA’s Artemis moon program—including SpaceX, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp......

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In a first-in-human trial, FLASH radiation therapy shows promise

The first-in-human research on a small number of patients with bone cancer reveals that FLASH radi......

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What should rich countries do with spare masks and gloves?

Most developed countries hold significant quantities of medical supplies in reserve to respond in ......

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Pic shows remains of a supernova, Instagram user says Beyond beautiful

NASA shared a composite image showing the remains of a supernova, around 9,000 light-years from Ear......

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ISROs heaviest rocket with 36 broadband satellites launched from Sriharikota

ISROs heaviest rocket LVM3 with 36 broadband satellites onboard was launched from Sriharikota. The ......

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Remains of worlds fastest dinosaur that resembled ostrich discovered

Researchers in North America have discovered the remains of the worlds fastest dinosaur, the ornith......

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New covid variants have arrived. How worried should you be?

Some rather alarming headlines recently circulated about the newest members of the omicron family.......

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Hearing aids are now for sale over the counter: What you need to know

Over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids are finally hitting store shelves this week, following approva......

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These tiny ultra-porous crystals could transform cancer treatments and more

Materials known as metal-organic frameworks hold promise for advances in healthcare, energy and ot......

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US has made ‘dramatic change’ in technology used for nuclear code system

FORT MEADE (MARYLAND) : The museum of one of the nation’s most secretive government agencies......

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In a first, scientists pinpoint DNA variants linked to dyslexia

Scientists have pinpointed a large number of genes that are reliably associated with dyslexia. As ......

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Black Death may have fuelled rise in diabetes and arthritis: Study

A research based on plague corpses found in London and Denmark has found that the pandemic could ha......

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Partial solar eclipse on 25 October: Check duration, timings in India here

A partial eclipse of the Sun will occur on 25 October, 2022. This partial solar eclipse will be vi......

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New COVID variants have arrived. How worried should you be?

Some rather alarming headlines recently circulated about the newest members of the omicron family.......

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Cholera vaccine supply shortage forces to reduce advised dosage, says WHO

The international organization that distributes oral cholera vaccines during outbreaks has tempora......

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NASAs Lucy spacecraft spotted in sky as it passed by Earth on its way to Mars

NASAs Lucy spacecraft, which is all set to explore the Trojan asteroids, flew past the Earth from a......

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Women more like to develop long Covid? Heres what study says

A new peer-reviewed paper published in the journal JAMA reveals that women are twice as likely as ......

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Sleeping less than 5 hours increases risk of chronic diseases, study reveals

Underlining the relation between insufficient sleep and multimorbidity, a UK study has revealed th......

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Govt releases city-wise list of timings of partial solar eclipse which will occur on Oct 25

The government has released the city-wise list of timings of partial solar eclipse which will occur......

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Researchers discover why breast cancer cells defy treatment

The loss of ER expression in about one-fourth of recurrent oestrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breas......

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Over 30,000 near-Earth asteroids have been discovered so far: ESA

According to the European Space Agency (ESA), over 30,000 near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) have been dis......

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Stars give warnings before they die in supernova explosion: Study

Astronomers have created an early warning system that can alert when a massive star is about to die......

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Ancient Neanderthals were carnivores, ate bone marrow: Study

Researchers analysed the zinc isotopes from the tooth enamel of the remains of Neanderthals from th......

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Livers can stay functional for over 100 years: Study

A study by US researchers has said that the liver can stay functional for more than 100 years. Res......

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First case of new Omicron sub-variant BF.7 found in India

Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre has detected the first case of the Omicron sub-variant BF.7 i......

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Brightest-ever gamma ray burst spotted, NASA shares pic of its afterglow

Astronomers spotted the brightest-ever gamma ray burst (GRB) that occurred 2.4 billion light years ......

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India  detects Omicron BF.7 case, experts advise caution

NEW DELHI : A new threat from the fast-mutating and more virulent Omicron variant BF.7 was re......

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8 colonial-era mummies unearthed in Peru

Archaeologists have unearthed eight centuries-old mummies in Peru. The ancient preserved corpses al......

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ESA spacecraft takes fiery visuals of Sun before close fly-by

ESAs Solar Orbiter took a sequence of images that show the sun blazing with solar explosions before......

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NASA shares pic of dust fingerprint created by 2 stars that meet once every 8 years

NASA has released a picture of fingerprint-like pattern formed by two giant stars that come togethe......

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Smoking, diabetes, obesity outweigh heart disease as factors for Covid death

Defying a common perception associated with cardiovascular disease and COVID-19, a study has sugge......

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Family dinners are key to children’s health. So why don’t we eat together more?

For busy families, gathering together for dinner can feel like an impossibility. Children could us......

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NASAs James Webb shares fingerprint like image from space. Heres what it is

A remarkable cosmic sight can be seen in a recent image from NASAs James Webb Space Telescope: at ......

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Gummy vitamins are surging in popularity. Are they healthy or just candy?

Are you stressed out? There’s a gummy for that—and for just about any ailment you can think of.......

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Material coming out of black hole is like nothing weve ever seen: Scientists

As per a new study on a black hole that ripped a star in 2018, its spewing out matter despite not s......

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Study shows one in 20 people suffer long-term effects of Covid-19. Details here

A study has shown that one in 20 people suffer from long-term effects after Covid-19 infection. Th......

science 2022-10-13 Livemint

What next for India’s flagging booster shot drive?

On 30 September, India concluded a 75-day special drive to lift its dismal covid-19 booster dose c......

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Broccoli gas can help in finding life on other planets: Scientists

Scientists believe broccoli gas could help provide compelling evidence of life on other planets. In......

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Thirdhand smoke can trigger skin diseases: Study

Thirdhand smoke, which consists of dust particles from tobacco smoke that remain on surfaces, may t......

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Video games could trigger heart attack in kids with cardiac problems: Study

According to a study, playing video games can trigger heart attacks in kids with underlying cardiac......

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Asteroids path altered after NASA deliberately crashes spacecraft into it

The spacecraft which NASA deliberately crashed into an asteroid last month succeeded in nudging the......

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Why a $158,000 drug with unclear benefits hurts whole health system

Why a $158,000 Drug With Unclear Benefits Hurts Whole Health System......

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NASA says DART mission succeeded in changing the path of asteroid in space

US space agency NASA confirmed on Wednesday that its recent attempt to alter the path of an astero......

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1st solar observatory to solve mystery of Suns eruptions launched by China

China launched the Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S), nicknamed Kuafu-1, its first sol......

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Scientists discover new function of human brains cerebellum

The primary function of the human brains cerebellum is the regulation of movement. But scientists h......

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Scientists map graveyard of stars in our galaxy for the 1st time, pics released

Scientists from The University of Sydney have announced that a graveyard of ancient stars has been ......

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NASAs Dragonfly to land on dunes & shattered ice on Saturns moon in 2034

NASAs Dragonfly rotorcraft is scheduled to land on the Selk Crater region of Saturns moon Titan in ......

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Tele-MANAS initiative launched on occasion of World Mental Health day

NEW DELHI : Establishing a new milestone in the field of mental health on the occasion of Wor......

science 2022-10-11 Livemint

Indian space economy to reach $13 bn by 2025: Report

Indias space economy is expected to be worth nearly $13 billion by 2025, according to a report rele......

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Govt tells states to refocus on universal immunization as covid cases fall

NEW DELHI : The Union health ministry has directed states and union territories to focus on t......

science 2022-10-10 Livemint

Microplastics found in human breast milk for the first time

Microplastics have been found in human breast milk for the first time, according to a research publ......

science 2022-10-10 Inshorts

NASA releases new pic of Jupiters ice-covered moon Europa captured by Juno

NASA has shared a new picture of Jupiters Europa moon, which is the smallest of the gas giants four......

science 2022-10-09 Inshorts

Why dates and times seem to lose their meaning

The dates on the calendar and the time on a clock are some of the most ubiquitous and easily under......

science 2022-10-08 Livemint

Steroid abuse led to black fungus

A research paper by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has confirmed that the inappropr......

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New supercontinent Amasia will be created as Pacific ocean shrinks: Study

As per researchers, a new supercontinent will be created as the Pacific ocean is slowly closing up.......

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Draconid meteor shower set to light up skies on October 9 &10

The Draconid meteor shower is all set to light up the skies between 9 to 10 October. According to N......

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New species of beetle named after Novak Djokovic

Serbian scientists named a new species of beetle after ex-world number one mens tennis player Novak......

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Pics show aerial view of US Florida before and after Hurricane Ians approach

NASA shared satellite images showing aerial view of US Florida before and after the approach of ext......

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Orcas caught chasing, killing great white shark on video for the first time

Scientists have confirmed that orcas hunt great white sharks, after drone and helicopter footage sh......

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India begins study on animal-to-human transmission of lumpy virus

NEW DELHI : Government scientists have launched a study on whether lumpy virus, which has kil......

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Your Apple watch says you have a heart condition. now what?

Just because your smartwatch can tell you if you have an irregular heart rhythm, does that mean th......

science 2022-10-07 Livemint

Cataclysmic pair of stars that orbit each other in less than an hour discovered

Astronomers have discovered a pair of stars with an extremely short orbit that appear to circle eac......

science 2022-10-07 Inshorts

Fossil of cat-sized reptile, an early relative of flying reptile, found in Scotland

A fossil of a cat-sized reptile that was closely related to an extinct group of flying reptiles kno......

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Toxic air pollution particles found in lungs, brains of unborn babies for the first time

Air pollution particles have been found in developing lungs and brains of unborn babies for the fir......

science 2022-10-07 Inshorts

Reflections from Mars not caused due to water: Scientists

Scientists have said that reflections on the surface of Mars under its south pole could be caused b......

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ISRO to launch 36 satellites of OneWeb later this month. Details here

NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), a CPSE under the Department of Space and the commercial arm of the ......

science 2022-10-06 Livemint

COVID symptom that is more dominant than fever, loss of smell & taste

With the onset of winter, COVID cases are on the rise in the United Kingdom and other European cou......

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You have 50 mins until your life changes: Nobel Committee to winner at 1:53 am

The Nobel Prize Committee called Stanford University Professor Carolyn Bertozzi at 1:53 am to infor......

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Asteroid hit by NASA leaves 10,000 km trail of debris; pic surfaces

An asteroid that was deliberately hit by NASA on September 26 has left an expanding, comet-like tra......

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Sun explodes with 2,00,000 km long filament. Heres how it can impact Earth

The Sun has exploded and from it erupted 2,00,000 kilometers-long filament. Experts have said that......

science 2022-10-05 Livemint

Moon likely formed within hours due to a collision. Read here how

There are many theories regarding how Moon is formed. Most popular are the concepts that the moon ......

science 2022-10-05 Livemint

Microbiologists work towards improving taste of beer

Researchers in Belgium have enhanced the flavour of modern beer by locating and genetically modify......

science 2022-10-05 Livemint

Who are the only 5 people to win the Nobel Prize twice?

American chemist Karl Barry Sharpless, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday, a......

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Study reveals new strategy to create an effective HIV vaccine

The development of a vaccine that works to protect against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ......

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ISRO issues statement as Mars orbiter loses contact, says it is non-recoverable

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) confirmed it has lost contact with its Mars orbiter, ......

science 2022-10-04 Inshorts

Nobel Prize winner Svante Paabos father was also a Nobel winner

Swedens Svante Paabo, who won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday, is the son ......

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Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Aspect, Clauser and Zeilinger for work in quantum mechanics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics to Alain......

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Paabo  wins  medicine  Nobel  for  sequencing Neanderthal genome

Swedish paleogeneticist Svante Paabo, who sequenced the genome of the Neanderthal and discovered t......

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Has Ayushman Bharat lived up to its potential?

India has completed four years of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri-Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), the......

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ISROs Mars orbiter runs out of fuel 8 years after launch, loses link: Officials

The Mars orbiter launched by the ISRO in 2013 has run out of propellant and its battery has drained......

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Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to Svante Paabo for his discoveries on human evolution

The 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Swedens Svante Paabo for his dis......

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Long Covid can be detected with a simple blood test. Details here

In case you contract Covid, a simple blood test can detect whether you have the chance of developi......

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Diabetes (type 2) is linked to loneliness. Read here

The chances of getting type 2 diabetes increase significantly for an individual who is going throu......

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Covid-19 or dengue: How to identify from symptoms?

As dengue cases are rising across the national capital, many people with the viral infection are s......

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Covid, Flu coinfection on rise: How fatal is it and what are the symptoms

With the onset of winter, the chances of contracting COVID and flu increase significantly. And, no......

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NASA finds mystery object stuck to Mars Helicopters foot during latest flight

NASA said it noticed a mysterious object stuck to the foot of the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter during ......

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Research discovers cancer causing-gene controlling variations in prostate cancer

A team of researchers from reputed health institutions of the world discovered a new role for a ca......

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Loneliness and unhappiness can age you faster than smoking, says study

Deep Longevity, in collaboration with US and Chinese scientists, measured the effects of lonelines......

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NASA aims to launch Artemis rocket in November

US premier space agency NASA said on Friday that it would attempt to launch its Moon mega-rocket i......

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Another monkey virus on verge of infecting humans? See what research shows

A news study has shown that an unknown family of viruses that is currently prevalent in wild Afric......

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NASA shares pictures taken by worlds largest flying telescope

As NASAs SOFIA Telescope, worlds largest airborne telescope, embarked on its final flight on Thursd......

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Heres how NASAs eyes James Webb and Hubble telescopes saw the DART collision

NASAs latest Armageddon style mission to create a defence system against asteroids is the talk of ......

science 2022-09-30 Livemint

IIT researchers identify proteins in saliva that can predict breast cancer

Three salivary proteins that can predict the development of metastatic triple negative breast canc......

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Sexually transmitted diseases/infections can cause infertility. How to prevent?

World Health Organisation (WHO) has pointed out that Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Sexu......

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NASAs James Webb telescope spots the oldest star clusters ever seen

NASA zoomed into the James Webb Space Telescopes First Deep Field Image and spotted the oldest star......

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Hurricane Ian that moved at 241 kmph seen from space, NASA shares video

NASA has shared a video of Hurricane Ian as seen from the International Space Station on Wednesday ......

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First pics of spacecraft crashing into asteroid taken by James Webb & Hubble released

The James Webb and Hubble telescopes revealed images of NASAs DART spacecraft deliberately crashing......

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Prehistoric animal from 180 mn years ago is ancestor of all mammals: Study

A prehistoric animal that lived almost 180 million years ago is the single ancestor of all the livi......

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World Heart Day 2022: Weight loss and its effect on your heart

If youre overweight, your heart has to work extra. You need to keep your weight normal so that the......

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440-million-year-old fossil of ancient shark-like fish discovered in China

A 440-million-year-old fossil teeth belonging to a shark-like jawed fish have been unearthed in Chi......

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Covid could cause more grey strands. Heres how to look after your hair health

Post Covid effects on the patient includes several symptoms like loss of appetite, shortness of br......

science 2022-09-28 Livemint

Study: Heatwave led to unprecedented melt of Swiss glaciers

Switzerlands glaciers are melting like never before, an academic study released on Wednesday shows......

science 2022-09-28 Livemint

High schools are starting too early, sleep scientists say

Moving high-school start times later could help teenagers cope with mental health issues coming ou......

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NASA DART is first step to avert asteroid strike on Earth: Indian scientists

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft of the National Aeronautics and Space Admin......

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Aluminum in childrens vaccine causing asthma? US study gives insights

A study funded by the US government has tried understanding if the aluminum in children vaccine te......

science 2022-09-28 Livemint

Coronavirus variant Khosta-2 could infect humans, warns scientists. Read here

The recently discovered coronavirus variant, Khosta-2, found in Russian bats, could also infect hu......

science 2022-09-28 Livemint

US spy satellite NROL-91 launched into orbit from California

NROL-91 spy satellite, belonging to US National Reconnaissance Office, government agency in charge ......

science 2022-09-28 Inshorts

Researchers develop new method of preserving donated kidneys

Researchers have developed a technique to preserve donated kidneys that would keep them viable for ......

science 2022-09-28 Inshorts

World Heart Day: Run, Cardio, Strength - how much is too much?

How much exercise would be too much exercise for your body? How much exercise would cross the thre......

science 2022-09-27 Livemint

Humans have dumped over 7,000 kg trash on Mars, says expert

Humans have dumped a total of 7,119 kg of junk on Mars over the course of 50 years of robotic explo......

science 2022-09-27 Inshorts

Video shows moment NASAs DART spacecraft successfully crashed into asteroid

A video showing the moment when NASAs Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft crashed in......

science 2022-09-27 Inshorts

Jupiter comes closest to Earth in 60 years tonight, to be visible in night skies

Our solar systems largest planet Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth since 1963 or in n......

science 2022-09-27 Inshorts

List of countries that are causing the most pollution in space released

German database company Statista has released a list of countries that have been producing the high......

science 2022-09-27 Inshorts

Why is NASA crashing a Rs.2,500 crore spacecraft into an asteroid tomorrow?

NASA will intentionally crash its $308 million (Rs.2,500 crore) DART spacecraft into an asteroid at......

science 2022-09-27 Inshorts

NASAs DART spacecraft hits asteroid in worlds 1st-ever planetary defence test

NASAs Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) hit the asteroid Dimorphos on Tuesday in the worlds f......

science 2022-09-27 Inshorts

How many ants are there on the planet? Their combined weight will surprise you

MELBOURNE : Have you ever wondered exactly how many ants live on Earth? Possibly not, but it’......

science 2022-09-26 Livemint

New island appears in Southwest Pacific Ocean after underwater volcano eruption

The new island has emerged in the southwest Pacific Ocean after underwater volcanoes. As per NASA ......

science 2022-09-26 Livemint

Why COVID is still more dangerous than seasonal flu?

Since the time when COVID first hit us in 2020, the virus has evolved significantly.  During the s......

science 2022-09-25 Livemint

Drones can be helpful to predict volcanic eruptions to avert disasters

Volcanic eruptions are impossible to anticipate with absolute precision. However, a volcanos hot a......

science 2022-09-24 Livemint

NASA spacecraft to collide with asteroid for first time: What will happen?

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the world waits with bated breath as ......

science 2022-09-24 Livemint

Air pollution causes brain damage in children: Study

According to a new study, exposure to air pollution causes brain damage raising the risk of depress......

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Scientists engineer mosquitoes that cant spread malaria

Scientists have engineered mosquitoes that cannot spread malaria to humans. They genetically engine......

science 2022-09-24 Inshorts

Covid can cause lasting lung damage – 3 ways breathing can suffer

“I just can’t do what I used to anymore. As pulmonologists and critical care doctors treating pati......

science 2022-09-23 Livemint

Are Covid-19 booster shots leading to heart attacks? Experts explain

The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2019 has been a disaster for the whole world with India als......

science 2022-09-23 Livemint

Obesity can be more than 1 type: Scientists on symptoms and subtypes

BMI or body mass index, which determine whether one is fit, fat or obese, isnt really a reliable m......

science 2022-09-23 Livemint

Mumbai detects first suspected case of lumpy skin disease

The first suspected case of lumpy skin disease in an animal has been detected in Mumbai suburb of ......

science 2022-09-23 Livemint

A chronic disease still waiting for a drug

Drug companies have developed treatments for some of the rarest diseases afflicting a tiny percent......

science 2022-09-23 Livemint

NASAs Artemis I hit with more hydrogen leaks during cryogenic test on Sept 21

NASAs Artemis I sprouted more fuel leaks during the cryogenic test on September 21. Hazardous hydro......

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Dangerous forever chemicals found in school uniforms: Study

According to new study, children who wear stain-resistant school uniforms may be exposed to potenti......

science 2022-09-23 Inshorts

Saturns moon Enceladus more habitable than previously thought: Study

Researchers have found that the subsurface ocean of Saturns moon Enceladus is rich in dissolved pho......

science 2022-09-23 Inshorts

2,600-year-old-cheese found inside ancient clay pots in Egyptian tomb

Archaeologists have discovered several blocks of Halloumi cheese dating back 2,600 years in clay po......

science 2022-09-23 Inshorts

One-in-a-million spirit bear spotted in US, pic goes viral

An extremely rare bear has been spotted in the US for the first time in more than fifteen years, ap......

science 2022-09-23 Inshorts

Microplastics found in freshly fallen Antarctic snow for the first time

Scientists have found microplastics in freshly fallen Antarctic snow for the first time. We collect......

science 2022-09-22 Inshorts

NASA to launch study into unexplained aerial phenomena

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 pm EDT (10:30 pm IST) on Thursday to discuss a new team ......

science 2022-09-22 Inshorts

Radio signal coming from another galaxy detected by scientists

Astronomers have detected a radio signal coming from a galaxy believed to be nearly 3 billion light......

science 2022-09-22 Inshorts

Researchers develop gel that can repair damage after heart attack

Researchers have developed a biodegradable gel made of amino acid chains called peptides that can r......

science 2022-09-22 Inshorts

Frequent nightmares could be early sign of Parkinsons disease: Study

Older adults who start experiencing bad dreams can hint at the earliest signs of Parkinsons disease......

science 2022-09-22 Inshorts

Plastic eating superworms could revolutionise recycling: Study

Researchers have found that Zophobas morio, the larvae of darkling beetle, known as superworms can ......

science 2022-09-22 Inshorts

Europes biggest meat-eating dinosaur discovered on the Isle of Wight

Researchers have discovered fossils of a giant crocodile-faced, meat-eating dinosaur on the Isle of......

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No conclusive evidence yet on SARS-CoV-2 origin: WHO

WHO on Thursday said theres no conclusive evidence to confirm the lab leak theory of SARS-CoV-2 yet......

science 2022-09-22 Inshorts

Google employee calculates value of pi to 100 tn digits in a new world record

Google Cloud employee Emma Haruka Iwao has calculated the value of pi to its 100-trillionth digit, ......

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UK town swallowed up by sea discovered after over 650 years, say scientists

Scientists believe they have found the lost British town of Ravenser Odd over 650 years after it wa......

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Abnormal dinosaur egg fossil discovered in MP, pics released

Delhi University researchers have found an unusual fossilised egg of a titanosaurid dinosaur in Mad......

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Climate crisis may lead to more violence towards women: Study

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What is Strawberry Moon that will rise in the skies tonight?

The June full moon, Strawberry Moon, will appear from around 5:22 pm in the skies above India on Tu......

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Scientists develop screening process to predict heart attack risk from eye test

Scientists have developed a screening process that combines information about pattern of retinas bl......

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Covaxin booster dose enhances efficacy against Delta, Omicron variants: Study

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Astronaut shares video showcasing aurora on Earths horizon

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Origins of Black Death pandemic which killed tens of millions discovered after 600 yrs

Researchers believe they have discovered the origins of the bubonic plague, also known as Black Dea......

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Pic shows shiny foil piece found on Mars, NASA calls it unexpected

NASAs Perseverance Mars rover captured an image of a shiny piece of foil. Its part of a thermal bla......

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Snake-head rock spotted on Mars in new image released by NASA

NASAs Mars Perseverance rover acquired a new image using its Right Mastcam-Z camera. In the image, ......

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Dead star caught ripping up planetary system

A star is ending its life so violently that the dead star left behind, called a white dwarf, is dis......

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Hundreds of dead little blue penguins wash up on New Zealands beaches

Hundreds of dead Korora penguins or little blue penguins have been washing ashore on New Zealand be......

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MoU signed to set up Indias first Dark Sky Reserve in Ladakh

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ladakhs administration, LAHDC Leh and I......

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China finds signs of water on Moon

Chinese scientists have found signs of water in samples retrieved from a lava plain on the Moon. Th......

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Fastest growing black hole discovered, consumes equivalent of 1 Earth each second

Astronomers have discovered what they term to be the fastest-growing black hole ever spotted in spa......

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June 21 to be the longest day of the year in Northern Hemisphere

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Remains of new bear dog species that weighed 200 kg found in France

The fossilised lower jaw bone of a new species of predators bear dogs has been found in France. The......

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Mysterious blue spiral spotted over New Zealand skies, pics go viral

A mysterious blue spiral was spotted over New Zealand skies on Sunday night, with its pictures goin......

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Worlds biggest-ever freshwater fish found in Cambodia, pics surface

Cambodian villagers have caught a 300-kg stingray from the Mekong river, with scientists saying it ......

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Breathing in polluted air contributes to neurological damage: Study

A new study has revealed that breathing in polluted air can contribute to neurological damage. Rese......

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Parasitic, tree-strangling vines spreading due to climate change: Study

The parasitic vines found commonly in tropical areas are running rampant due to climate change. Tho......

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Pic of astronaut floating above Earth viral, Twitter user says Most terrifying space pic

A photo of astronaut Bruce McCandless IIs spacewalk in 1984 has gone viral after it was shared on T......

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NASA spots peculiar cloud hovering over Caspian Sea

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Typhoid-causing bacteria becoming resistant to key antibiotics: Lancet study

Typhoid-causing bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to key antibiotics, including azithrom......

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Exposure to light during sleep linked to obesity, diabetes, high BP: Study

Exposure to light during sleep increases the risk of serious health issues, a study has found. Peop......

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46% children suffer from long-COVID after infection: Lancet study

Around 46% children who contract COVID-19 could suffer from long-COVID for at least two months afte......

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Tortoises can slow down their ageing process: Study

Many species of turtles and tortoises can slow down ageing or even completely switch off senescence......

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Worlds largest-ever bacterium discovered in Caribbean, pics surface

The worlds largest-ever bacterium has been discovered by scientists in a Caribbean mangrove swamp. ......

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Pics of Mercury reveal cratered surface of the planet closest to the Sun

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Vaccines saved 20 million lives from COVID-19 in first year: Study

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Earth seen as a tiny dot in pic shared by NASA

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Scientists discover new genetic disease that delays kids brain development

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5 planets of solar system line up in rare planetary conjunction

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Give us our Moon dust and cockroaches back: NASA to auction company

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Mars orbiter running on Windows 98 gets software upgrade 19 years after launch

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Rare carnivorous plant found in Indias western Himalayan region for 1st time, pic surfaces

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Belly button found on dinosaur fossil from 125 million years ago, pic released

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30,000-year-old mummified baby woolly mammoth found in Canada gold fields

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Pic shows rare celestial event involving Sun & Venus which will next happen in 2117

NASA has shared a post describing a rare celestial event that took place just over a decade ago. Th......

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Antarcticas only native insect driven to extinction by global warming: Study

Antarcticas only native insect is being pushed to extinction by global warming, a study stated. The......

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Viruses can stay alive in freshwater by clinging to microplastics: Study

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Floods, heatwaves in 2022, a result of climate change: Study

Extreme weather events like heatwaves, floods etc in 2022 were due to climate change, a study state......

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Mystery rocket crashes on the Moon, creating 2 new craters; pic released

NASA has said that the impact from a mystery rocket body on the Moon has created two new unusual cr......

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In pics: New images of entire Mars captured by Chinese spacecraft

A Chinese spacecraft has acquired imagery data covering all of Mars, including visuals of its south......

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NASAs CAPSTONE mission launches to the moon

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Rainforest chimps digging wells after learning from immigrant ape: Research

Rainforest chimpanzees of Ugandas Waibira community have started digging small wells after apparent......

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NASA asks for publics help in spotting clouds on Mars, shares link

NASA has asked for publics help in spotting clouds on Mars. The space agency has organised a projec......

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Giant fossil of kangaroo species that lived over 42,000 yrs ago found

A giant fossil of the ancestor of kangaroos that lived over 42,000 years ago was found in Papua New......

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Scientists use artificial photosynthesis to grow food in the dark

Scientists have developed an artificial photosynthesis method to grow food without sunlight. They u......

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What is earthshine, the phenomenon that will make the Moon glow this weekend?

A new Moon occurs when all of Suns light is reflected away from Earth, and the side of Moon facing ......

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HIV speeds up bodys ageing process soon after infection: Study

HIV has an early and substantial impact on the process of ageing, a study has found. Highlighting t......

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Viruses make people more attractive to mosquitoes: Study

Mosquitoes choose their target on basis of peoples body temperature, odour and CO2 from their breat......

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Rare transparent fish found in Alaska, pic surfaces

Deep-sea scientists have discovered a rare transparent fish during a routine survey in Alaska. Shar......

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Plant presumed extinct rediscovered after 188 years in Himachal Pradesh

A plant species, Brachystelma attenuatum, which scientists had presumed extinct has been rediscover......

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Worlds largest waterlily species discovered in Kew Gardens

Scientists have discovered the worlds largest waterlily belonging to the genus Victoria at Kew Gard......

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Nearly 1,000 unknown microbes found trapped in Tibetan glaciers

Scientists have discovered nearly 1,000 new species of microbes in the frozen Tibetan Plateau. Almo......

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Never-seen-before crystals found in 21st centurys biggest meteoroid to fall on Earth

Researchers have discovered never-seen-before carbon crystals in dust from a space rock that had ex......

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Potential Omicron sub-variant of COVID-19 reported from India & 10 countries: WHO

There has been an emergence of a potential Omicron sub-variant referred to as BA.2.75, first report......

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Uterus transplants allow successful pregnancies in US women: Study

As many as 19 (58%) out of 33 women who underwent a uterus transplant in the US between 2016 and 20......

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NASA shares pic from worlds biggest telescope, says Unexpected view of the universe

NASA has shared a picture captured by the Fine Guidance Sensor (FGS) of the worlds biggest telescop......

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Mysterious fireball spotted over New Zealand, explosions heard; pic surfaces

New Zealanders across the North Island reported a mysterious fireball and a huge flash of light str......

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78 kg garbage dropped from the space station for the first time, video released

The International Space Station (ISS) sustainably released around 172 pounds (78 kg) of waste using......

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Rare rain of animals witnessed in Telanganas Jagtial; video surfaces

Residents of Telanganas Jagtial town witnessed a rare weather phenomenon as fish rained from the sk......

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Huge flashlight caused by meteor seen in Chiles night sky, pic goes viral

A meteor was recently spotted causing huge flashlight through the night sky over Chiles Santiago. A......

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Pic of 500-million-year-old fossilised brain of 3-eyed predator released

The fossilised brain of a creature with three eyes, that lived 500 million years ago is being studi......

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Side-by-side pics show how powerful James Webb Space Telescope is compared to Hubble

Hours after the first image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope was released, Twitter users ......

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Mysterious phenomenon of milky sea caught on camera for first time

A satellite captured an image of a rare case of milky sea in the south of Indonesia, a phenomenon w......

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Worlds most powerful telescope captures water signature on distant planet

NASAs James Webb Space Telescope has captured the distinct signature of water in the atmosphere of ......

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1st batch of full-colour images taken from worlds most powerful space telescope released

NASA on Tuesday released new full-colour images taken from James Webb Space Telescope, the worlds m......

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Deepest image of the early universe ever taken released by NASA

NASA has said that the first image from its James Webb Space Telescope is the deepest and sharpest ......

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ISRO shares photos of double craters created by rocket hitting the moon

The Chandrayaan-2 mission of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has captured the site of......

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Biggest Supermoon of 2022 to be visible on July 13-14

The biggest Supermoon of 2022 will be visible on July 13-14 as the Moon will be its closest to the ......

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The first-known pregnant mummy had cancer, reveals new study

A new study by Polish scientists said that the first-known pregnant Egyptian mummy had cancer in th......

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Humanity closer than ever to irreversible climate breakdown: Expert

Sir James Bevan, the head of the Environment Agency, has warned that 60 years on, humanity is close......

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Why is the July 13 full Moon called the Buck Moon?

According to The Old Farmers Almanac, the July 13 full Moon is called the Buck Moon because the ant......

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Chinese scientists develop robot fish that eats microplastics

Chinese scientists have developed a robot fish that eats microplastics and believe it may one day h......

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European Space Agency celebrates launch of Vega-C rocket

The European Space Agency celebrated the first flight of its Vega-C rocket on Wednesday. Vega-C is ......

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Genetically engineered pig hearts successfully transplanted into 2 dead people in US

A team at NYU Langone Health successfully transplanted two genetically engineered pig hearts into r......

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2 pictures of Jupiter taken by worlds most powerful telescope leaked

A NASA team leaked two pictures of Jupiter taken by the worlds most powerful telescope, the James W......

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Biggest Supermoon of 2022 lights up night skies around the world, pics surface

The biggest Supermoon of 2022 lit up night skies around the world, with the Moon being closest to t......

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Strange heartbeat signal from distant galaxy detected by scientists

Scientists have detected a strange and persistent radio signal from a far-off galaxy that appears t......

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Rare animal spotted in the Pacific Ocean for the first time ever, pic surfaces

A rare animal was spotted in the Pacific Ocean for the first time ever. The Solumbellula sea pen, a......

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1st image of damage to worlds most powerful telescope from space rock released

A picture of damage to worlds most powerful telescope, James Webb Telescope, after being hit by a s......

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New pic taken by worlds most powerful telescope shows Jupiter with its rings & Moons

NASA has released an image of Jupiter taken from the James Webb Space Telescope, the worlds most po......

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Noodle-like object spotted on Mars, NASA releases pic

NASAs Perseverance rover spotted a string-like material that resembles a swirl of noodles. Sharing ......

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Scientists discover 1st dormant black hole outside Milky Way, share illustration

Scientists have discovered a dormant black hole outside the Milky Way galaxy. They have claimed tha......

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Solar storm to hit Earth tomorrow, may cause radio & GPS disruptions

A solar flare or solar storm that erupted from the Sun on July 14 is expected to hit Earth and disr......

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Part of worlds most powerful telescope permanently damaged by space rock: Report

Scientists have said part of James Webb Space Telescope, the worlds most powerful telescope, suffer......

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Brazilian Amazon lost 18 trees per second in 2021: Report

According to a report by Mapbiomas, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased by more than 20......

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New pic taken by worlds most powerful telescope shows purple galactic swirl in universe

A new picture taken by the worlds most powerful telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, shows a ......

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Scientists discover 2 new crocodile species that lived 15-18 mn years ago

Scientists have discovered two new crocodile species known as giant dwarf crocodiles - Kinyang mabo......

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Rainbow coloured pic of Pluto shared by NASA, social media users react

NASA shared a translated colour image of Pluto, created by New Horizons scientists to highlight col......

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Worlds most powerful telescope discovers oldest galaxy ever seen, pic surfaces

The worlds most powerful telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, has discovered the oldest galax......

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Most unique birds to go extinct in ongoing mass extinction: Study

Birds with the most unique physical features might go extinct in the ongoing mass extinction driven......

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Pic shows astronauts tracks on Moon 53 years after humans first landed on it

In order to commemorate 53 years of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon, NASA recently shared a foota......

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Monarch butterfly added to international list of threatened species

The migratory black and orange monarch butterfly has been placed in the endangered category of the ......

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Climate crisis threatens 70% marine life in biodiversity-rich areas: Experts

Over 70% of marine life in the most biodiversity-rich areas of Earths ocean is threatened by climat......

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China releases high-resolution pic of Mars largest moon Phobos that looks like a potato

China released a high-resolution image of Mars largest moon Phobos on Saturday, marking the two-yea......

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Before-after satellite pics show impact of record-breaking heatwave on UK

Satellite images captured by NASA show the impact record-breaking heatwave has had on the UK. In co......

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Massive star system with 3 Suns found for the first time in deep space

Scientists at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen recently announced the disco......

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Jupiter doesnt have big rings like Saturn because of its moons: Study

Scientists have recently discovered why Jupiter doesnt have thick and bright rings like its neighbo......

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Fossil of earliest known predator named after historian David Attenborough

Scientists have named the fossil of the earliest known animal predator after the renowned historian......

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Human footprints dating back 12,000 years found in Utah desert; pics go viral

Human footprints that are likely more than 12,000 years old have been discovered in Utah desert by ......

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Buzz Aldrins Moon jacket sells for Rs.22 crore

The jacket worn by retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin when he set foot on the Moon sold for $2,772,500 (......

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Air pollution increases risk of dementia: Research

Air pollution is likely to increase the risk of developing dementia, research stated. By reviewing ......

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Pits with comfortable temperatures where people could live and work found on Moon

NASA-funded scientists discovered shaded locations within pits on Moon that hover around 17degC. Th......

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Dinosaurs self-regulated their body temperature: Study

As per a study led by University of Yale, dinosaurs were capable of self-regulating their body temp......

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Monkeypox a wake-up call, need to prepare for deadly outbreaks: WHO Chief Scientist

WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan has said, This monkeypox outbreak has been a wake-up call fo......

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HIV cured in oldest patient yet after stem cell transplant

The oldest patient yet has been cured of HIV after receiving a stem cell transplant for leukaemia, ......

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Ancient Europeans drank milk long ago humans could digest lactose: Study

According to new research, prehistoric people in Europe drank milk without getting ill thousands of......

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Pics show mysterious holes on Atlantic Ocean floor; scientists ask for publics help

Scientists have asked for publics help after discovering series of mysterious holes on the Atlantic......

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Massive 50-km-high swirling storms in Jupiter captured, pic released

The JunoCam instrument of NASAs Juno mission has captured the view of vortices (hurricane-like spir......

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1,830 lakh-year-old fish head found in a field in UK, pic surfaces

A 1,830 lakh-year-old fish head fossil has been unearthed from a field in UKs Gloucestershire. The ......

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Researchers develop ultrasound stickers that can see inside the body

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a stamp-sized ultrasound device......

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Chinas most powerful rocket to crash to Earth this weekend

China has said it would closely track the remains of its most powerful rocket as it re-enters the E......

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No date set for leaving International Space Station: Russia

Russian space agency chief Yuri Borisov has said his country hasnt set a date to leave the Internat......

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77-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton sells for $6 million at auction in US

The fossilised skeleton of an ancient dinosaur was sold in the US to an unknown buyer for $6.1 mill......

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Earth clocks its shortest day ever on record

Earth clocked its shortest day ever on record on June 29, 2022, timeanddate.com reported citing dat......

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NASA shares largest-ever pic of a neighbouring galaxy with 100 mn stars in view

NASA has shared the largest-ever image of the Andromeda galaxy, which is the nearest major galaxy t......

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Researchers turn dead spiders legs into robotic gripping claws; video released

Rice Universitys researchers have released a video showing how they transformed deceased spiders le......

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Chinese rocket debris lights up night sky as it falls back on Earth, videos go viral

Several purported videos showing burning debris from a Chinese rocket lighting up the sky in east a......

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Debris from SpaceX rocket launched in 2020 falls on sheep farm in Aus; pics released

Debris from a SpaceX rocket crashed onto a sheep farm in Australia on July 9. An astrophysicist sai......

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Indias 1st monkeypox death confirmed, victim was 22-year-old Kerala man who visited UAE

Kerala health department has confirmed that the 22-year-old man who died on Saturday had succumbed ......

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Astronaut shares pics of what a rocket launch looks from space

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, whos currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), spot......

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ISRO successfully tests hybrid motor to strengthen future rockets

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully tested a hybrid motor, which will p......

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FDA baby formula oversight is criticized in internal review

An internal Food and Drug Administration review found that numerous shortcomings hampered the agen......

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Study finds Alzheimers disease risk connected to newly discovered protein

According to a new USC study, a mutation in a newly discovered small protein is connected to a sig......

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Boeing to develop research facility in Japan to develop sustainable fuel

Boeing will establish a research and development centre in Japan with an aim to further develop sus......

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99% of Floridas turtles born female due to hotter summers: Study

According to study, 99% of turtles born in Florida in the past four years have turned out to be fem......

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Pics of rare ring galaxy taken by worlds most powerful telescope released

The pictures of a rare ring galaxy called Cartwheel Galaxy taken by the worlds most powerful telesc......

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Another monkeypox case reported in Kerala, Indias tally reaches 7

Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Tuesday informed that another monkeypox case was reported in......

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Europes last known giant panda species discovered in Bulgaria

A new species of giant panda believed to be the last known and most evolved of its kind in Europe h......

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Water vapour sent into stratosphere by Tonga eruption could heat up Earth

The underwater eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai volcano in January released a record amount of ......

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Rainwater everywhere on Earth contains cancer-causing chemicals: Study

Rainwater, even in the remotest part of the Earth, contains cancer-causing forever chemicals making......

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Kolkata school to build its own nano-satellite

A Kolkata-based private school will build its own nano-satellite to educate its students in space t......

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Parts of Great Barrier Reef show highest coral cover in 36 yrs: Report

Parts of Australias Great Barrier Reef recently showed the highest coral cover in 36 years, scienti......

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Scientists successfully revive dead pigs organs using new technology

Scientists have developed a technology to restore blood circulation and other cell functions in pig......

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Youve never seen Earth like this, says ESA on pics depicting ground motion

European Space Agency (ESA) shared pictures depicting ground motion around Mount Etna and Bologna i......

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South Korea launches its first lunar orbiter

South Korea launched its first lunar orbiter, Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, nicknamed Danuri, on ......

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Top French scientist posts pic of sausage claiming its a distant star; apologises later

Top French scientist Etienne Klein has apologised after tweeting a photo of a Spanish sausage, clai......

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Worlds most powerful telescope spots most distant galaxy ever seen, pic released

University of Edinburgh scientists said theyve used the worlds most powerful telescope, NASAs James......

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Satellites placed in orbit no longer usable: ISRO on its SSLV rocket launch

Hours after the launch of the ISROs smallest commercial rocket SSLV, the organisation said that the......

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ISROs smallest rocket SSLV suffers data loss in final phase after launch

Shortly after the launch of ISROs smallest commercial rocket SSLV on Sunday, Chairman S Somanath sa......

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Scientists create worlds 1st synthetic embryos without eggs & sperm, pic released

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute in Israel have created the worlds first synthetic embryos with......

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Rare objects emitting radio waves found in distant galaxy cluster: Scientists

A series of rarely observed radio wave-emitting objects have been spotted by scientists in the midd......

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ISRO launches its smallest rocket SSLV carrying satellite made by 750 school girls

The ISRO today launched its smallest commercial rocket, SSLV, from Sriharikota. It is designed to c......

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Days are getting longer on Earth despite recent shortest day on record: Experts

The length of Earths days has been mysteriously increasing despite Earth clocking the shortest day ......

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China confirms outbreak of new Langya virus, 35 people found infected

A new type of animal-derived Henipavirus named Langya has been detected in Chinas Shandong and Hena......

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Volcanic eruption in Tonga blew 58,000 swimming pools of water into the atmosphere

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai submarine volcano eruption shot 38 billion gallons of water into the a......

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Rare colourful sea slug spotted in British waters for the first time

An extremely rare multi-coloured sea slug, Babakina anadoni, which usually lives off Spain and Atla......

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Spiders could sleep like humans and have dreams: Study

A study has found that jumping spiders may sleep and dream like humans. Researchers observed that t......

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Russia successfully launches Iranian satellite into space

A Russian rocket successfully launched an Iranian satellite into space from a base in Kazakhstan on......

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Climate change worsened 58% of infectious diseases in humans: Study

Climate hazards like floods, heat waves and drought caused as a result of climate have worsened 58%......

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Pic shows cluster of stars held together by gravity, Instagram users call it incredible

NASA has shared an image of a globular cluster, a tightly bound group of stars held together by gra......

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Noodle-like object spotted on Mars identified by NASA

NASA has identified the noodle-like object that was spotted by Perseverance rover last month. The m......

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Bat coronaviruses infect 66,000 people each year, pose pandemic risk: Study

As per a study, bat coronaviruses infect thousands of people every year in Southeast Asia, posing a......

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What is the Langya virus that has been detected in China?

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Antarctica ice shelf crumbling faster than anticipated: NASA study

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Rare microscopic creatures discovered in Scottish caves

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Remains of small armour-plated dinosaur discovered in Argentina

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Solar storm causes purple-green aurora to appear in Canada, pics surface

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Perseid meteor shower expected to peak tonight, NASA reveals when and where to spot it

The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak late Friday night into early Saturday morning. If you......

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This years last Supermoon seen in skies across the world, pics surface

This years third and last Supermoon has been spotted in night skies across the world, with pictures......

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WHO gives new names to monkeypox variants to avoid causing offence

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Why is NASA preparing to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid next month?

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Astronaut sends I-Day greetings to India from Space Station, govt shares video

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Indian-origin astronaut shares pics of Hyderabad from space, Tricolour at space station

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New study reveals when the Sun is estimated to die

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Ancient watermelons tasted bitter and could kill you: Study

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Scientists develop smart contact lenses that can diagnose cancer

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Hotter summers fuelled by climate change may increase skin cancers: Experts

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Asteroids may have brought water to Earth billions of years ago: Study

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Gemini North telescope captures image of 2 galaxies merging

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Will benefit millions: UNICEF as it secures 1st malaria vaccine supply

UNICEF has awarded a contract to GSK, a pharmaceutical firm, for the first-ever supply of malaria v......

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NASAs Lucy mission spots Trojan asteroid around Jupiter with its own moon

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NASA Artemis I Mission to carry toys, mannequins, Alexa to Moon

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Giant sharks bigger than school bus once lived in seas, ate other predators

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Children living near fracking wells at higher risk of leukaemia: Study

Children who live near oil and gas fracking sites are at a higher risk of developing leukaemia, a s......

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Not one asteroid but asteroid bombardment killed dinosaurs on Earth: Study

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Indian origin scientist joins NASAs Artemis I mission to the moon

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Geomagnetic storm creates aurora borealis in parts of US

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Scientists develop new simple method to destroy forever chemicals

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In pics: From Jupiter to Earth, images taken by NASAs Voyager spacecraft

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New species of white & purple crab recognised in Karnataka; pic released

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Monkeypox virus can stay on common household items for days: Study

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13 potential regions for landing the next humans on Moon identified by NASA

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Earth narrowly escapes collision with 420-foot-wide asteroid: NASA

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Huge megalithic complex of 500 standing stones found in Spain

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Jupiters auroras seen in detail in new pics from worlds most powerful telescope

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Footprints of dinosaur from 113 million years ago spotted in US, pic surfaces

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Huge sunspot on Suns surface grows 10 times in size in 48 hours, pic surfaces

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Centre issues advisory to states on Tomato Flu

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Europe is facing its worst drought in 500 years: Report

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The Swiss Alps have lost 50% of their glaciers in 80 years: Study

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Researchers develop artificial leaves that produce clean fuel from sunlight

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Dugongs functionally extinct in China: Study

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Scientists develop healthy seasoning from mealworms to replace meat

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A 100-foot-wide asteroid heading towards Earth: NASA

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Human ancestors walked upright 7 mn years ago, ancient limb bone suggests

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Fossils of giant sea lizard that lived 66 mn yrs ago discovered in Morocco

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NASA finds Water World exoplanet 100 light-years away from Earth

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Italian man tests positive for COVID-19, monkeypox & HIV at the same time

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In a first, NASAs James Webb Space Telescope detects CO2 on exoplanet

NASAs James Webb Space Telescope has captured the first clear evidence for CO2 in the atmosphere of......

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Rocket Lab to send first private spacecraft to Venus to find signs of life

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Astronaut shares pic of bright dot on Earth as seen from space

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BHU researchers discover new genus of cyanobacteria in Tripura

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Mars is not entirely red: NASA

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NASAs Rover finds rocks shaped by water on Mars

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Synthetic embryo with brain and beating heart grown without eggs or sperm

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Huge dinosaur skeleton discovered in mans back garden in Portugal; pics viral

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What is Artemis 1, NASAs uncrewed Moon mission to be launched on Aug 29?

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Launch of NASAs most powerful Moon rocket called off due to engine bleed issue

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Zombie ice threatens global sea level rise by at least 10 inches, say scientists

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Long-lost branch of the Nile helped build Egyptian pyramids, study confirms

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Fossilised tusk of giant ancient elephant discovered in Israel

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NASA announces Sept 3 as new launch date for its most powerful rocket ever

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Ageing International Space Station is dangerous & unfit: Russia

Russias space chief on Thursday said the 24-year-old International Space Station (ISS) is dangerous......

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Fossil of Africas oldest dinosaur discovered in Northern Zimbabwe

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European agency approves 2 vaccines for protection against omicron

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1st pic of planet outside our solar system taken by most powerful telescope released

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IIT Guwahati researchers develop edible coating to boost shelf life of fruits, vegetables

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Chinas Shenzhou-14 astronauts successfully complete 6-hour spacewalk

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NASAs Artemis 1 Moon rocket launch postponed again due to fuel leak

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Obesity, psychological problems linked to excessive screen time: Study

Excessive screen time can cause obesity and psychological problems in people, a study stated. Exces......

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150-foot-wide asteroid to pass past the Earth today: NASA

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NASAs Artemis l mission faces weeks of delay after launch scrubbed

NASAs Artemis l missions launch could be delayed by at least several weeks after two scrubbed launc......

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Worlds most powerful telescope captures star-forming region Tarantula Nebula

NASA on Tuesday said its James Webb Space Telescope (worlds most powerful telescope) has captured t......

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Hubble telescope captures images of 2 spiral galaxies overlapping

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of two spiral galaxies overlapping one another. Th......

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Video shows aurora lights above Earths atmosphere after solar storm hits Earth

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Bharat Biotechs nasal COVID vaccine gets emergency use authorisation in 18+ age group

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Frank Drake, who led search for life on other planets, dies aged 92

Frank Drake, the American radio astronomer, who led the search for life on other planets, died aged......

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MIT develops new AI model to successfully detect Parkinsons disease

MIT researchers have developed an AI model that can successfully detect Parkinsons disease from noc......

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Dancing shapes & pillars of auroras appear as geomagnetic storm hits Earth

Dancing shapes and pillars of auroras appeared in the sky in different parts of the world after a s......

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Arctic lakes vanishing due to climate change: Study

Lakes in the Arctic are drying up as a result of climate change, a study stated. Over the past 20 y......

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Some chimpanzees are rock drummers, some jazz: Study

A new study has found that chimpanzees use their feet and hands to drum out messages to one another......

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Solar Orbiter hit by mass ejection from Sun during Venus flyby

On September 4, the European Space Agencys (ESA) Solar Orbiter was approaching Venus for a flyby wh......

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Earliest known mammal that lived 225 mn years ago identified by its teeth

Using fossil dental records, scientists have identified the earliest known mammal that lived 225 mi......

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NASA to repair leak at Artemis-1 moon rocket on launch pad itself

NASA will replace the faulty seal that caused a hydrogen leak in a quick disconnect interface betwe......

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Scientists discover new solar system that could be home to alien life

A new planetary system with two distant planets orbiting around a small, cool star named LP 890-9 h......

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Europe unveils hi-tech satellite to give quick extreme weather warnings

Europe on Wednesday unveiled the MTG-I1 satellite designed to give earlier extreme weather warnings......

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Some artificial sweeteners may be linked to heart diseases: Study

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Worlds earliest evidence of surgery found in 31,000-yr-old skeleton

A 31,000-year-old skeleton of a young adult found in Borneo in Indonesia underwent the worlds first......

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Earth spiralling towards multiple irreversible climate tipping points: Study

With the current warming rate, Earth might cross several climate tipping points by the 2030s, a stu......

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As population ages, hip fractures will double worldwide by 2050: Study

Osteoporotic or hip fracture, which generally affects elderly people globally, might double by 2050......

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1.8-million-year-old human tooth found in Georgia; pic released

A 1.8-million-year-old tooth belonging to an early species of human has been found by archaeologist......

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Climate change is affecting drinking water quality: Study

Researchers studied the Rappbode reservoir, Germanys largest drinking water reservoir, and found th......

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NASA shares pic of 9/11 terror attacks as captured from space

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Mysterious sea creature like blue goo found in Caribbean; pic goes viral

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Astronaut shares pic showing fish-eye lens long-exposure view of Earth from space

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Dark Energy Camera captures Lobster Nebula shining red

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Ultra-processed foods linked to higher risk of developing dementia: Study

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Plastic may be making you obese: Scientists

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Earth could become more habitable if Jupiters orbit is shifted: Study

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NASA sets September 27 as next launch date for Artemis I

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1st pics of Orion Nebula captured by worlds most powerful telescope released

An international research team on Monday revealed first images of the Orion Nebula captured with Ja......

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Earth barrelling towards uncharted territory of destruction: WMO report

Citing a report by World Meteorological Organization, UN chief Antonio Guterres said climate change......

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Science could uncover alien life within 25 years: Swiss scientist

Swiss astrophysicist Sascha Quanz said science might uncover evidence of alien life in the next 25 ......

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Astronomers find evidence of Neptune or Saturn-like baby planet in making

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Scientists claim to have discovered a rare dinosaur mummy in Canada

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NASAs supernova remnant image gives clues about its stars death

Astronomers studying the remains of a supernova captured using NASA telescopes have found clues abo......

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Pic showing comets tail being torn away by powerful solar wind wins photography prize

A rare photograph of a comet that will never be seen from the Earth again has won the Astronomy Pho......

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Blue light from phones may lead to earlier onset of puberty: Study

As per research, blue light from phones and tablets may lead to earlier onset of puberty in childre......

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Extinct prehistoric reptile that lived among dinosaurs discovered in US

The well-preserved fossil of a new extinct species of a lizard-like reptile that lived amongst dino......

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Rare deep-sea shark with bulging eyes caught in Australia, pic goes viral

A rare deep-sea shark with bulging eyes was pulled lifeless off the Australian coast by a fisherman......

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Worlds oldest heart found in 380-million-year-old fish in Australia, say researchers

Researchers from Australias Curtin University discovered a 380-million-year-old heart preserved ins......

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First images of Mars captured by the worlds most powerful telescope released

The NASA has shared first images of Mars captured by James Webb Space Telescope, the worlds most po......

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There are around 2.5 million ants for every human on Earth, says new study

There are around 20 quadrillion (20 followed by 15 zeroes) ants living on Earth, a new study has sa......

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United Arab Emirates to launch its first lunar rover in November

The United Arab Emirates will launch its first lunar rover in November, the mission manager Hamad A......

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Scientists create worlds first cloned wild Arctic wolf; pics go viral

A wild Arctic wolf was successfully cloned for the first time in the world by scientists at a Beiji......

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Valery Polyakov, cosmonaut who took longest single trip to space, dies at 80

Valery Polyakov, the Soviet cosmonaut who set the record for the longest single space stay by spend......

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Fossil eggs suggest dinosaurs were in decline even before asteroid impact

A study of the fossilised eggs unearthed in China stated that dinosaurs were in decline even before......

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Opium traces from 14th century BC found in ancient grave in Israel

Traces of opium dating back to the 14th century BC were found in vessels possibly used in burial ri......

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NASA to conduct cryogenic test for Artemis I to check hydrogen repair

NASA will perform a cryogenic demonstration test for Artemis I on September 21. Hydrogen leak betwe......

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3 new species of snakes discovered in graves & churches in Ecuador

Three new species of underground snakes hidden under graveyards and churches in Ecuador have been d......

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Jupiter will be its closest to Earth in 59 years on September 26: NASA

On September 26, Jupiter will be its closest to the Earth in the last 59 years, NASA said. On this ......

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NASA captures clearest view of Neptunes rings in more than 30 years

NASA on Wednesday announced that its James Webb Space Telescope has captured the clearest view of N......

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NASAs DART captures Jupiter & its 4 moons ahead of crashing into asteroid

NASAs DART spacecraft has captured the image of Jupiter and its four moons. From left to right in t......

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Hotter climate may lead to increase in kidney stone disease: Study

Rising temperature due to climate crisis could lead to an increase in kidney stone disease, a study......

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First breath testing device to detect Covid-19 infection has been authorised

The first device that can detect Covid-19 in breath samples has been given an emergency use author......

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COVID 4th wave: 8 symptoms to watch out for amid XE variant fears

Despite COVID cases and related fatalities showing a sign of decline, the World Health Organisatio......

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This new peptide Covid vaccine offers better protection against Covid-19 virus

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Rare close conjunction of Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Saturn to be seen in April

The month of April will see a rare celestial event as Saturn and Jupiter join Mars and Venus in co......

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Can Rift Valley Fever (RVF) virus cause another pandemic? Heres what WHO said

Rift Valley Fever (RVF) virus has been discovered in human cells, a Kashmir-based virologist notif......

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Meteor that hit Earth in 2014 came from another solar system, confirm scientists

A meteor that hit Earth in January 2014 did come from another solar system and has therefore becom......

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‘Bigger than Rhode Island’: NASA on largest comet ever spotted. See photos

C/2014 UN271, the largest comet ever seen by astronomers, has an estimated diameter of approximate......

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Mumbai covid patient’s sample test rules out any XE variant

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Covid update: 2 new Omicron sister variants BA.4 and BA.5 on WHO radar

Two new Omicron sister variants - BA.4 and BA.5 - are now under the radar of the World Health Orga......

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Amid new XE variant, experts says voluntary use of masks must be promoted

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Immune to covid? It’s possible — but a medical mystery

One of the more astonishing things that scientists learned from deliberately exposing volunteers t......

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Even mild COVID can cause infertility: IIT-B study explains

Even mild or moderate COVID-19 illness can cause infertility, an Indian Institute of Technology (I......

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WHO monitors two new Omicron Covid sub-variants BA.4, BA.5: All you need to know

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Can XE variant lead to COVID 4th wave? Experts on 7 symptoms, severity

With two new cases of XE COVID variant being detected in Maharashtra and Gujarat, fresh scare of t......

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The BA.2 variant is spreading. Do you need to worry?

You’re going to the movies and eating indoors. Your kid stopped wearing a mask to school; you no l......

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Omicron symptoms or allergies: 3 times you should get tested for COVID

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Researchers discover new cell type that may affect human lung disease. Read here

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Mushrooms can talk to each other and recognise up to 50 words: Research

Mushrooms can talk to each other and recognise up to 50 words, according to a research. The study o......

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Earth likely to be hit by geomagnetic storm today and tomorrow

Earth is expected to be hit by a geomagnetic storm on Wednesday and Thursday, as per a forecast by ......

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Microplastics found in live human lungs for the first time

Scientists have discovered microplastics in live human lungs for the first time. Researchers from t......

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Even remote areas of Arctic found littered with plastic waste: Research

High concentrations of waste plastics have been found on seafloor, rivers and remote snow-clad area......

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Over 12 maggots removed from mans eye in France; pic surfaces

Doctors in France reported a rare case of tiny sheep bot fly larvae, also known as maggots, infesti......

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Pic shows leg of dinosaur killed on same day a giant asteroid hit Earth

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Smoking during pregnancy may not cause ADHD in children: Study

A systematic review and meta-analysis of 46 prior studies showed though smoking during pregnancy is......

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New cell discovered in human lungs that may treat respiratory disease

Scientists discovered a new type of cell named respiratory airway secretory cells (RASCs) in human ......

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Rare ancient cemetery of flying reptiles found in Chile: Scientists

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Largest annual rise of atmospheric methane seen since 1983: NOAA

Scientists observed the largest annual increase of atmospheric methane in 2021 since systematic mea......

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Earliest-known galaxy spotted 13.5 bn light-years away, pic released

Astronomers have discovered what appears to be the earliest, most distant galaxy ever spotted- a ga......

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Liquorice may help with cancer treatment: Study

Liquorice, a popular candy, may help in preventing and treating certain types of cancers, a study s......

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53-year-old womans skin cells de-aged by 30 years in trial by UK researchers

In a new trial conducted by researchers in UKs Cambridge, the skin cells of a 53-year-old woman wer......

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Researchers identify over 5,500 new RNA viruses in the ocean

Researchers have identified at least 5,500 new RNA virus species from 35,000 water samples from oce......

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NASA to resume crucial Artemis 1 Moon missions wet dress rehearsal

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Exercise can lower risk of getting bowel cancer: Research

According to research, exercising multiple times a week over an extended period of time can reduce ......

science 2022-04-10 Inshorts

Insomnia could increase the risk of type 2 diabetes: Study

According to a study, people with insomnia are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. ......

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Dead shark in UK found to have meningitis in a worlds first case

A rare Greenland dead shark found washed up on a beach in the UKs Cornwall had meningitis, post mor......

science 2022-04-10 Inshorts

Amid large Covid-19 outbreaks in Asia, UN Chief Guterres expresses caution

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has cautioned that the Covid-19 pandemic is ......

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What you should know about treating covid-19

The Food and Drug Administration authorized the first antiviral pills to treat Covid-19 from Pfize......

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Mountain streams can indicate global warming? Study explains phenomenon

RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA : A study published in the journal Ecological Monographs ha......

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Expert lauds booster dose for 18+ to protect against new variants

NEW DELHI : New variants are coming. Booster doses will increase immunity as well, Chairman and ......

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Space-X launches first all private mission to space station. Watch here

The all private mission to International Space Station (ISS) has been launched. Space-X shared an ......

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Covid-19 in sewage water? INSACOG starts surveillance across 15 states

The Indian Sars-CoV-2 Genomic Consortium (INSACOG) has started surveillance of sewage water at 19 ......

science 2022-04-08 Livemint

First all private mission to ISS takes off today. Heres how, when you can watch

First all-private flight to the International Space Station (ISS) is set to take off on Friday, 8 ......

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High immune response to Covid variants in breakthrough cases after 2 Covaxin jabs: ICMR study

A recent ICMR study says a booster dose of Covaxin provides better protection against the disease ......

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Should you be concerned about Omicron’s new variant?

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) statement on Wednesday reporting the first case of XE......

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How Ukraine used a ragtag arsenal to thwart Russia’s air attacks

Russia began its war with Ukraine wielding far superior air power. But with Soviet-era anti-air sy......

science 2022-04-08 Livemint

Why we’re all forgetting things right now

Grant Shields was teaching a college seminar to 24 students last week when his mind went blank. He......

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NIV scientists to genome sequence XE coronavirus variant found in Mumbai

NEW DELHI: Scientists with the National Institute of Virology, Pune, will analyse the samples foun......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Mumbai: Hours after detection of XE variant, new evidence comes to light

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday came out with a clarification on the report......

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Risk of serious blood clots up to 6 months after Covid, even in mild cases

Those infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, have an increased risk of developi......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

XE variant of Covid-19: Everything we know so far about the new mutation

India recorded the first case of the more transmissible Covid-19 variant ‘XE’ in Mumbai on Wednesd......

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Alert! Geomagnetic storm likely to hit earth today or tomorrow. Details here

The earth is likely to hit by a geomagnetic storm today or tomorrow. The forecast was confirmed by......

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Highly transmissible Covid XE variant found in Mumbai: 5 things to know

Mumbai on Wednesday reported India’s first case of the highly-transmissible coronavirus variant, X......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

The role of food labels in a healthy diet

India has been dragging its feet over regulating packaged and processed food, despite growing addi......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Paytm will be operationally profitable in six quarters: Sharma

MUMBAI : Paytm, whose shares have plunged 70% from its initial share sale price, said it expects......

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Omicron-infected show high immune response against Delta: NIV study

PUNE : Indian virologists say their research reveals people who have contracted the Omicron varian......

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Covid-19 increases risk of developing this...: What this new study says

A new study that came out on Thursday revealed that people who have had Covid-19 are at an increas......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Can long Covid cause mental health woes? New research to look into long Covid

In an attempt to confront the Covid-19 pandemics lasting shadow, President Joe Biden has ordered a......

science 2022-04-06 Livemint

Fourth jabs protection against Covid is short lived for those above 60: Study

JERUSALEM : As world anticipates a fourth wave of Covid-19 at a time, Shanghai, the financial hu......

science 2022-04-06 Livemint

These photos of clouds by NASA astronaut will keep you transfixed. See pics here

NASA astronaut Kayla Barrons Instagram page is a treat for all cloud gazers. Her pictures of cloud......

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Severe Omicron symptoms can be averted if…: Expert explains

The protection from 3 COVID vaccines lasts for over four months averting severe symptoms from the ......

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Anti-diabetic drug metformin can be used for recovering TB patients: ICMR

Diabetes drug metformin can play a key role in preventing lung tissue fibrosis, and thereby improv......

science 2022-04-06 Livemint

Omicron symptoms: How to identify whether its cold or COVID

With COVID situation stabilising and authorities withdrawing the curbs, people have started return......

science 2022-04-05 Livemint

Sea creatures learned to gallop even before land animals existed: Study

A study has found that fish-like animals pioneered the ability to gallop 472 million years ago, eve......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Meteorite gouged 31 km-wide crater into Greenland 58 mn years ago: Study

The 31 km-wide crater that was discovered beneath Greenlands thick Hiawatha ice sheet in 2015 was f......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Researchers suggest saffron was 1st domesticated in Bronze Age Greece

Researchers said artworks, genetics both pointed out that saffron or Crocus sativus, worlds costlie......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Serious mental illness may increase risk of heart disease in adults: Study

A US-based study that analysed over 6,00,000 adults revealed that people who are diagnosed with ser......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Fish species bearing bright pink colour found in coral reefs of Maldives

A new fish species bearing bright pink colour has been found living in the deep reefs of the Maldiv......

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Oldest known ancestor of octopuses had 10 limbs: Study

Palaeontologists on Tuesday said the oldest known ancestor of octopuses which lived nearly 330 mill......

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Chandrayaan-2 spectrometer discovers Argon in Moons exosphere: ISRO

ISRO on Tuesday said that Chandras Atmospheric Composition Explorer-2, a mass spectrometer onboard ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Mummification in Europe could be older than previously known: Study

Researchers found mummies dating back 8,000 years ago in Portugals Sado Valley suggesting that mumm......

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Stellar explosion pushed particles close to cosmic speed limit: Study

A study published on Thursday said a massive explosion in a white dwarf star called nova accelerate......

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Italy clears construction of 6 wind farms as part of renewables drive

Italian government has approved construction of six wind energy farms as part of its measures to sp......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

NASA to open moon sample sealed 50 yrs ago to study them in new ways

NASA is about to open vacuum-sealed sample of moon collected during Apollo 17 mission in 1972. Agen......

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Sometimes sharks sleep with their eyes open, find scientists

Australian scientists have found that sometimes sharks sleep with their eyes wide open. In order to......

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Green agriculture, conservation techniques employed in US farms: Govt

US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said farmers adopted conservation strategies to enhance climate......

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Russian space agency head bars employees from leaving country: Report

Dmitry Rogozin, Head of Russian space agency Roscosmos prohibited agency employees from travelling ......

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Scientists find new species of giant tortoise on Galapagos Islands

Ecuadors Galapagos National Park on Thursday said scientists found a new species of giant tortoise.......

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UK-based startup Space Forge aim to launch countrys 1st satellite

UK-based startup Space Forge and Richard Bransons Virgin Orbit may launch Britains first satellite ......

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Sanctions on Russia could cause ISS to crash: Roscosmos chief

Western sanctions against Russia over invasion of Ukraine could cause the International Space Stati......

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Deforestation in Amazon rainforest hit record levels in Feb: Brazil

Brazils National Institute of Space Research (INPE) on Friday said deforestation levels in Amazon r......

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Buzz Aldrins moonwalk photo taken by Armstrong sells for Rs.5.9 lakh

An original picture of former astronaut Buzz Aldrins moonwalk during the first manned lunar landing......

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Mans tongue turns black, hairy in Kerala; pics surface

A Kerala mans tongue turned black and hairy after he was put on a pureed diet following a stroke, a......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

IISc Bluru develops paper-based sensor to detect hydrogen peroxide

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have developed a simpler way, a p......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Millions living in polluted sacrifice zones across Earth, warns UN expert

Millions of people across the world are living in sacrifice zones suffering from strokes, cancers, ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Scientists develop early screening tool to detect autism in 1-2 year olds

Australian scientists have developed a screening tool capable of detecting autism in one to two yea......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Rare 250-kg carpenter shark caught in Karnataka, pics surface

A rare and endangered species of sawfish or carpenter shark has been caught off coast in Karnatakas......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Caribbean coral reefs have been warming for at least 100 years: Study

US researchers stated Caribbean coral reefs have been warming for at least 100 years. The team anal......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Earth-forming meteorites may have formed in outer solar system: Study

Japanese researchers suggested that meteorites that helped form Earth may have formed in the outer ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Pet hamsters can trasmit COVID-19 to humans: Hong Kong study

Hong Kong researchers said pet hamsters can pass COVID-19 to humans and that they were most likely ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

US proposes plan to cut smog pollution from power plants, industries

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed stringent rules to control and lessen i......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Marks on Japanese monkeys tooth may question human evolution: Study

Scientists from New Zealand, Japan said unusual toothpick-like marks on teeth of wild Japanese mon......

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Wind power generation to rise nearly 70% by 2024 in Sweden: Govt

Swedish Energy Agency, a state-run body on Monday said wind power generation in Sweden is expected ......

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China slams 4 firms for falsifying carbon data, forging test reports

Chinas Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) charged four data verification firms with tamperin......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

UN launches final talks on global biodiversity framework in Geneva

UN on Monday launched its final talks to strike a deal on the global biodiversity framework in Gene......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

NASA shares pic of infant stars energetic outburst, says A star is born

NASA has shared the picture of an energetic outburst from an infant star captured by the Hubble Spa......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Scientists create material that could make lighter, stronger vehicles

US scientists have created a new lightweight, shock-absorbing material that could help make lighter......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Octopuses are using garbage in ocean including beer cans for shelter: Study

Researchers in Brazil have compiled 261 photos and videos of 24 species of octopuses interacting wi......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Germanys greenhouse gas emissions rose by nearly 5% in 2021: Govt

German Environment Agency (UBA) said the countrys greenhouse gas emissions rose by just under 5% in......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Dengue cases fell drastically during COVID lockdown: Lancet study

Dengue cases across the globe fell drastically during the COVID-19 lockdown, a Lancet study has fou......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Deep Ocean Mission will bolster observations in Indian Ocean: Centre

Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M Ravichandran on Monday said Deep Ocean Mission will strength......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Invasive insects will kill 1.4 million US street trees by 2050: Study

A recent study has found that invasive insects will kill 1.4 million street trees in the US in next......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

European Space Agency selects Thales-led team to make oxygen on Moon

An industrial team led by UK-based Thales Alenia Space has been chosen by the European Space Agency......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Air pollution linked to depressive symptoms in adolescents: Study

A study that examined 213 adolescent participants (aged 9-13 years) has found that exposure to ozon......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Researchers develop algorithm to study Suns coronal mass ejections

A team of Indian solar physicists has developed an algorithm to study the structure and characteris......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Pig noises reveal their positive and negative emotions, find scientists

Scientists have created an algorithm using 7000 different types of sounds made by 411 pigs througho......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

EU to propose amber category for gas, nuclear energy investments

EU chief advisor Nathan Fabian on Tuesday said bloc will shortly propose a new category amber for n......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Cats evolved from 42 million-yr-old sabre-toothed predators: Research

According to research, cats have evolved from hypercarnivore, sabre-toothed predators that lived 42......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

2022 will be among the 10 hottest years on record: Scientists

As per the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2022 had a baking-hot start and scienti......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Pics show 214-million-year-old geological structure on Earth formed by meteorite

Astronaut Kayla Barron, whos currently aboard ISS, shared photos of a 214-million-year old geologic......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Bringing outside shoes inside home is health hazard: Scientists

Wearing shoes in the house is just plain gross and a potential health hazard, scientists who study ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Species of frog believed to be mute chirps first time in 100 years

Ecuadoran biologist Jorge Brito discovered a toad belonging to the Rhinella festae species chirping......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Worlds biggest telescope captures star with ancient galaxies in background, pic released

James Webb Space Telescope, the worlds biggest and most powerful space telescope, completed its fin......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Lead coffin, likely from 14th century, found under Paris Notre Dame

Archaeologists have found an ancient lead sarcophagus with well-preserved contents, probably from t......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Horse mussels under threat due to conservation failures: Study

Horse mussels, a species of giant mollusc found in the UK waters could be at risk due to unprotecte......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

NASA rolls out its mega Moon rocket for 1st time, shares pics

NASA has rolled out its mega Moon rocket for the first time. The vehicle, known as the Space Launch......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Rare and deadly virus found in ticks in 6 US states: Study

Scientists have found a rare but potentially deadly Heartland virus in lone star ticks in Georgia. ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Russia to work on its own Mars mission after Europe suspends project: Report

Russia will start working on its own Mars mission after Europes ESA announced the suspension of a j......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Smoke from wildfires destroys ozone layer: Study

Smoke from wildfires can destroy the ozone layer, a study by the University of Waterloo has found. ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Great Barrier Reef suffers severe coral bleaching due to high temperature

According to the Australian government agency, the Great Barrier Reef is suffering widespread and s......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Italian researchers survey and study Europes Calderone glacier

Italian researchers conducted a preliminary radar survey of Europes Calderone glacier on March 13. ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Chinas Wuhan vows to create 100 billion yuan space industry by 2025

Chinas Wuhan on Wednesday vowed to create a 100 billion yuan ($15.7 billion) space industry by 2025......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Scientists find 36-mn-year-old fossil of ancestor of whales in Peru

Palaeontologists on Thursday announced that they have discovered a 36-million-year-old skull belong......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Netherlands to increase wind farms for doubling wind capacity by 2030

The Netherlands to increase offshore wind farms for doubling the planned capacity by 2030. A source......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

US plans to resume oil, gas development on federal lands

US government on Friday said it plans to resume oil and gas development on federal lands. This come......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Microbes, minerals may have set off Earths oxygenation: US study

US researchers stated that microbes and minerals may have triggered Earths oxygenation. The team pr......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

ISRO plans to increase number of launches, satellite manufacturing

ISRO Chairman S Somanath said the agency plans to increase the number of launches and satellite man......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Study proposes moons orbit as gravitational wave detector

An international team of researchers proposed that a natural gravitational wave detector exists in ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Scientists find new form of ice that may be found on distant planets

US researchers discovered a new form of ice that may be found on moons and water-rich planets outsi......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Great Barrier Reef suffers bleaching due to ocean warming: Report

Climate Council, an Australian environmental group on Monday said the Great Barrier Reef is at risk......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Archaeologists discover 4,000-year-old ancient tombs in Egypt

Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Saturday announced that archaeologists discovered f......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Smokes from wildfires can destroy Earths ozone layer: Study

Canadian study stated that smokes from wildfires can destroy Earths ozone layer. In its observation......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Over 5,000 planets exist beyond our solar system, confirms NASA

NASA confirmed that more than 5,000 planets exist beyond our solar system, representing a 30-year j......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

NASA shares sounds of discovery of 5,005 planets outside our solar system

NASA on Tuesday shared a 360-degree animation and sonification tracking humanitys discovery of the ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Russia bars its scientists from international conferences

Russian scientists will not participate in international conferences this year, Russias Ministry of......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

UN panel of nations holds talks to reduce carbon emissions

Nearly 200 members of UNs Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) gathered virtually in Lo......

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EU set to delay sustainable farming plans amid Russia-Ukraine war

European Commission (EC) is set to delay the publication of proposals on sustainable farming amid t......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

China aims to boost renewable power, natural gas output by 2025

Chinas National Development and Reform Commission on Tuesday said government aims to increase renew......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

New Delhi remained worlds most polluted capital in 2021: Report

A report by IQAir, a Swiss air quality technology company, stated that Indias overall pollution lev......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Fish on Great Barrier Reef are losing colour due to climate change: Study

Fish on Australias Great Barrier Reef are losing their colour as coral reefs die during bleaching e......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Microplastics found in human blood for the first time

Microplastics have been found in the human blood for the first time following a study that detected......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Polar heatwaves a wake-up call to the urgency of climate crisis: Experts

Polar heatwaves along with growing fossil fuel extraction amid the Russia-Ukraine war could have de......

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Male contraceptive pills found 99% effective in mice

A team of scientists in the US has said that it developed an oral male contraceptive that has been ......

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Indian-American among 2 astronauts conduct spacewalk for nearly 7 hrs

NASA on Wednesday said Raja Chari, an Indian-American from NASA and Matthias Maurer from the Europe......

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UN vows to broaden early weather warning systems in next 5 years

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said early weather warning systems must be broad......

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Tuberculosis can induce premature cellular ageing: Study

Cells of humans and animals who recovered from tuberculosis (TB), an infectious disease that usuall......

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Birds are laying eggs earlier than a century ago due to climate change: Study

Birds have started laying eggs up to four weeks earlier than a century ago as climate change has sh......

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Drinking coffee daily may benefit heart: Study

Drinking two to three cups of coffee daily may lower the risk of heart diseases, a study has found.......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Highest resolution image of the Sun shows dark filaments projecting from surface

The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASAs Solar Orbiter captured detailed images of the Sun. Its th......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Pic shows collapse of ice shelf as big as Rome in Antarctica as temperature rises

Satellite imagery has captured collapse of a large ice shelf in East Antarctica. The Conger ice she......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Physicists create extremely compressible gas of light particles

A team of German physicists created an extremely compressible gas of light particles. Researchers s......

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Gene tweaks in vampire bats helped them adapt to blood diet: Study

A team of international researchers on Friday said gene tweaks in vampire bats over the years have ......

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Forest loss in India could become worse than anticipated: Study

UK researchers said that forest loss in India could become a bigger problem than anticipated in the......

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Saliva samples can identify COVID-19 quickly than nasal swabs: Study

A study by American Society for Microbiology stated saliva samples can identify COVID-19 more quick......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Perus Machu Picchu called by wrong name for over 100 years: Study

Peruvian historian, Donato Amado Gonzales and US archaeologist Brian Bauer said that the world heri......

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Scientists develop theory to understand the heat around Suns corona

Scientists from New Zealands University of Otago have developed a new, unified theory to understand......

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Qatar, Gates Foundation to invest up to $200 mn on green agriculture

Gates Foundation on Sunday said the organisation and Qatar will jointly invest up to $200 million t......

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Space lettuce could protect astronauts bones on Mars mission: Study

US scientists developed genetically-modified lettuce which could be used by astronauts to avoid bon......

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EUs securities watchdog calls for tougher controls in carbon market

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on Monday said tighter controls in carbon emission......

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Science Gallery Bluru to organise exhibition PSYCHE from April 1

The Science Gallery Bengaluru will organise a 45-day exhibition named PSYCHE from April 1, seeking ......

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Researchers develop new enzyme to break down plastic waste

Scientists developed an enzyme that could break down terephthalate (TPA), one of the building block......

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Study explores effect of geographic features on evolutionary outcomes

Biologists developed a model to explore influence of geographic features such as barriers between r......

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Consuming artificial sweeteners linked to cancer, finds study

According to study published in PLOS Medicine journal, artificial sweeteners may represent a modifi......

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Pic taken from Earth shows 2 astronauts spacewalking outside ISS

An astrophotographer captured what he called a once in a lifetime photograph of NASA astronaut Raja......

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Researchers discover RNA switching on and off; show how it happens in a video

Researchers in the US discovered one part of RNA invades and displaces another part of the same RNA......

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SpaceX ends production of new Crew Dragon astronaut capsules

Elon Musks SpaceX has ended production of new Crew Dragon astronaut capsules, said SpaceX President......

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Diabetes drug linked to birth defects in kids of male patients: Study

Metformin, a widely prescribed drug for type 2 diabetes, may be linked to birth defects in babies o......

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Methane could be first indication of life beyond Earth: US study

US researchers on Monday said methane may be the first detectable indication of life beyond the Ear......

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Antiviral drug Paxlovid to be trialled in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

An antiviral drug, Paxlovid, being given to COVID-19 patients recently, is now set to be trialled i......

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UNs final talks on global biodiversity framework remain inconclusive

UNs final talks on global biodiversity framework came to an end inconclusively in Geneva, Switzerla......

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Nature-based carbon removal can reduce global peak warming: Study

Researchers said temporary nature-based carbon removal can lower global peak warming levels if comp......

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Robot insects developed to search for survivors in collapsed buildings

Researchers have developed robotised insects to help search collapsed buildings for survivors. Dr H......

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S Korea says it successfully test-fired 1st solid-fuel space rocket

The South Korean military claims it has successfully test-fired a solid-fuel space rocket for the f......

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Pluto has 10 ice volcanoes unlike anything seen in solar system: Study

A study has identified around 10 ice volcanoes on Pluto, that look unlike anything else known in th......

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Mobile phone users do not have an increased risk of brain tumours: Study

Experts at the University of Oxford studied 7,76,000 women over 14 years and found no association b......

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Use of disinfectants during pregnancy linked to asthma, eczema in babies: Study

According to a study, pregnant women who are regularly exposed to disinfectants at workplace are ne......

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What is celiac disease, the immune disorder Harnaaz Sandhu is suffering from?

Celiac disease, which Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu is suffering from, is a chronic digestive a......

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What is aphasia, the brain disorder actor Bruce Willis suffers from?

Veteran actor Bruce Willis has retired from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia. Aphasia is a......

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NASA spots farthest star ever seen, shares pic

NASAs Hubble Space Telescope has spotted the farthest star ever seen. The telescope detected the li......

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Good hydration linked to reduced risk of heart failure: Study

According to a study, staying well-hydrated might be linked to a reduced risk of developing heart f......

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NASA observatory studies neighbouring galaxy from Chile

NASAs Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) collected data on the Large Magellan......

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Sustainability board proposes new standards for company emissions

The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) on Thursday set out its first guidelines fo......

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Raw sewage spills into English rivers and sea 1,000 times a day: Govt Data

Water companies have admitted they discharged raw sewage into English rivers and seas around 1,000 ......

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First complete, gapless human genome sequence published

The Telomere-to-Telomere consortium of scientists has published the first complete, gapless sequenc......

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Researchers test far-UVC lamps that kill pathogens including coronavirus

Researchers have developed and tested far-Ultraviolet-C (UVC) radiation lamps to kill COVID-19-like......

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UN climate science panel to focus on cutting greenhouse gas emissions

UNs Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Monday said its final report will focus on ......

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First audio recordings on Mars reveal 2 speeds of sound; NASA shares clip

The first study of recordings from NASAs Perseverance Mars Rover has shown that the speed of sound ......

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Scientists to send pic depicting naked man & woman to space for aliens

Scientists have developed a binary-coded new message, which includes a representation of naked man ......

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NASA conducts last major test before Moon mission launch

NASA has started conducting the last major test before the launch of its upcoming Moon mission. Its......

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Mysterious lights spotted in sky in Maharashtra, MP, Gujarat; pics go viral

People in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat witnessed mysterious trail of lights in the sky o......

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UN Human Rights Council names Tuvalu negotiator as climate expert

UN Human Rights Council on Friday appointed Tuvalu negotiator Ian Fry an expert on climate change a......

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Ozone may be weakening one of Earths vital cooling mechanisms: Study

A group of international researchers warned ozone may be weakening one of Earths most important coo......

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Planet 9 times bigger than Jupiter found forming unconventionally

NASAs Hubble telescope has spotted a gigantic Jupiter-like planet forming in an unconventional way.......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Bird population in tropical forests drops by 90% in 40 years: Study

According to research, the number of birds living in tropical forests declined by up to 90% in the ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Mt Everest like youve never seen it before: NASA on pic of Earths highest mountain

NASA shared a picture of Mt Everest and wrote, Mt Everest like youve never seen it before. The high......

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99% of worlds population now breathes polluted air: WHO

Almost the entire global population is breathing polluted air, the World Health Organization (WHO) ......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Fish can perform addition and subtraction, finds study

Cichlid and stingray fish species can perform simple calculations in numbers ranging from one to fi......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Shanghai orders snap covid tests for 25 million locked-down residents

HONG KONG : Shanghai Orders Snap Covid Tests for 25 Million Locked-Down Residents BY WENXIN FA......

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How the regulator failed to bring killer cough syrup maker to task

More than two years after 12 children in Jammu died after taking a contaminated medicine called Co......

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XE recombinants virus: 10 symptoms to watch for with mutant strain circulating

The World Health Organisation (WHO) last week notified of the second recombinant virus XE which is......

science 2022-04-04 Livemint

Jupiter has an identical twin about 17K light-yrs away. Know how its discovered

The 5th planet in our solar system - the Jupitar has a near-identical twin. And the exoplanet, ref......

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Why so many women in middle age are on antidepressants

For years, middle-aged women have had some of the country’s highest rates of antidepressant use. N......

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Can fingers length indicate if youll catch long Covid? Scientists answer

Can a persons fingernails tell if he or she has long Covid? As per a scientific study, published i......

science 2022-04-04 Livemint

‘We are most definitely going to see quantum-centric supercomputers’

NEW DELHI: Dario Gil, senior VP and director of IBM Research, leads the company’s global research ......

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Do you have flu or Covid-19? How to find out, risks involved. WHO answers

How would you know if you have flu or COVID-19? Should you take both flu vaccine and COVID-19 vacc......

science 2022-04-03 Livemint

Covid-19 alert: Why WHO has warned against the new virus strain ‘XE’

Covid-19 alert: After wreaking havoc for the past two years, when Covid-19 cases seemed to be in a......

science 2022-04-03 Livemint

Amid Covid pandemic, US grapples with Norovirus. Know cause, symptoms, treatment

Amid the decline in coronavirus cases in the US, another virus has begun to grapple the country to......

science 2022-04-02 Livemint

NASA kicks off critical countdown test for its mega moon rocket. See details

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Friday began a critical two-day-long test of ......

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This gas may be weakening Earths cooling mechanisms, warns Study. Details here

READING : This gas might emerge as a more significant greenhouse gas, after a study conducted wa......

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Reducing carbon pollution may no longer be enough, UN report to reveal tomorrow

A landmark UN report, which will be released on Monday, will show that its no longer enough to cut......

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Can you develop diabetes because of Covid-19? Heres what study says

Getting Covid-19 can increase you risk of developing diabetes, a massive study conducted on almost......

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WHO warns of 2nd Omicron recombinant virus XE. Details here

After Omicron, Delta recombinants variant, World Health Organisation (WHO) has now warned of the 2......

science 2022-04-01 Livemint

COVID: Why so many are catching the virus again? 3 key reasons explained

In the early days of COVID, that is back in 2020, it was too difficult to get infected for the sec......

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Omicron complications may be more severe for…: What this new study reveals

In the wake of another wave of Covid-19 cases across the world, a new study has revealed that the ......

science 2022-03-31 Livemint

This Covid-19 vaccine slashes hospitalization, other risks: What new study says

Children ages 5 to 11 who received the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine were 68% less likely to be......

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Why scientists are testing animals in fight against Covid

GRAND PORTAGE : To administer this COVID test, Todd Kautz had to lay on his belly in the snow an......

science 2022-03-30 Livemint

COVID can severely affect your oral health: Check symptoms that you cant ignore

Three years on, though we know a lot about COVID now, there is still a lot more to know. As for th......

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Study suggest Earths leaky core can hint at how the planet formed. Read here

An article published in the Journal AGU Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems have come up facts an......

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Omicron BA.2 more than 50% COVID variant in US: CDC

After a massive surge in Asia and Europe, Omicron BA.2 sub-variant was estimated to be more than h......

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Nasa opens way for additional moon lander after SpaceX contract win

The Biden administration proposed new funding for NASA’s lunar aspirations, including a second moo......

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Is it time for India to go without masks?

Many countries across the world have been working towards doing away with restrictions that were e......

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Covid-19: Deficiency of this mineral can cause infections. Check symptoms here

Three years on, today we know a lot about the coronavirus and, yet there is a lot more to know abo......

science 2022-03-29 Livemint

After Omicron+Delta recombinant, 2 more hybrid Covid strains found

After Omicron, Delta recombinants were detected in France in mid-February, two more Omicron-relate......

science 2022-03-29 Livemint

Is India at risk for another covid wave?

After a brief lull in the spread of covid-19, several European and Asia-Pacific countries recorded......

science 2022-03-29 Livemint

Omicron+Delta recombinant hints emergence of supervirus, expert warns

Since Omicron and Delta recombinant virus came into the picture constant studies are being conduct......

science 2022-03-29 Livemint

Amid fresh global surge, is India at further risk of covid wave?

After a brief lull in the spread of covid-19, several European and Asia-Pacific countries recorded......

science 2022-03-28 Livemint

Omicron BA.2 viral load twice as COVID BA.1 subvariant, warns expert

The viral load for Omicron BA.2 is twice as much as the previously identified subvariant Omicron B......

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Long Covid can cause severe nerve diseases. Check these symptoms

The effect of the coronavirus can continue long after the initial recovery. And the post-COVID com......

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Amid surge in global Covid-19 cases, Moderna warns on new variants. Top updates

Chances are one in five that new Covid-19 variants will arise that are more dangerous than the cur......

science 2022-03-27 Livemint

After Covid, India tries to get on top of tuberculosis

When Covid-19 ripped through India in 2020-21, several million people are thought to have died. De......

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Long Covid can be prevented by treatment in acute phase? Heres what expert said

As a possible fourth wave of coronavirus peeks through, urologist and clinical epidemiologist Kari......

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Covid on rise in many countries due to this dangerous ‘double effect: WHO

COVID-19 is on the rise in many countries and there could be a dangerous ‘double effect’ of openin......

science 2022-03-26 Livemint

Can Covid-19 make your brain shrink? Heres what Oxford study says

Covid-19 has been known to affect the human neurological system. Patients who suffered from the SA......

science 2022-03-25 Livemint

With climate dangers rising, Indian Ocean hit by 6 heatwaves. Read here

Union minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Jitendra Singh, in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on......

science 2022-03-25 Livemint

India to run genome sequencing for over a year to spot new covid mutant

NEW DELHI : India will conduct genome sequencing to check for the emergence of new covid-19 stra......

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Chinas top doctor has a message for how to deal with Covid cases

A top doctor in Chinas pandemic fight who came under pressure last year for questioning the countr......

science 2022-03-24 Livemint

Which Covid variant affects your upper, lower respiratory tract. Read here

As news of a probable fourth Covid-19 wave emerges, while China battles a resurgence of the pandem......

science 2022-03-24 Livemint

Can stealth Omicron BA.2 cause severe infections if you already had BA.1?

With Omicron BA.2 dethroning Omicron BA.1 and all previously identified COVID variants to become t......

science 2022-03-24 Livemint

How GISRS tracked influenza pandemic over 70 years. 10 pts

In a bid to protect people against seasonal and pandemic influenza, Global Influenza Surveillance ......

science 2022-03-24 Livemint

The next steps in India’s mammoth vaccination drive

India undertook a massive vaccination campaign, so far giving 1.82 billion doses. The campaign foc......

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Community medicine expert opposes mixing of doses of covid vaccines

NEW DELHI : A senior expert at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has come out ......

science 2022-03-23 Livemint

Arctic sea ice hits 10th-lowest on record, NASA warns of abrupt breakdown. READ

NASA has informed that the ice melting and growth in the earths poles during this years wintertime......

science 2022-03-23 Livemint

Can stealth Omicron BA.2 reinfect you if you already had COVID subvariant BA.1?

With Omicron BA.2 dethroning Omicron BA.1 and all previously identified COVID variants to become t......

science 2022-03-23 Livemint

ISS astronauts conduct spacewalk, NASA shares live footage. Watch here

NASA had shared on 10 March that the astronauts from International Space Station (ISS) Expedition ......

science 2022-03-23 Livemint

Why covid cases are rising again in Europe

Covid-19 is again surging in Western Europe due to a perfect storm of governments lifting restrict......

science 2022-03-22 Livemint

New Covid variant Deltacron: What scientists know about this new coronavirus

Dublin: (The Conversation) In many countries, as restrictions lift and freedoms are restored, ther......

science 2022-03-22 Livemint

NASA finds over 5,000 worlds beyond our solar system. Is there life on them?

The count of confirmed new worlds outside of our solar system just ticked beyond 5,000 with the di......

science 2022-03-22 Livemint

COVID can cause type 2 diabetes: 3 worrying symptoms need immediate attention

People who have had COVID-19 are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has ......

science 2022-03-22 Livemint

COVID 4th wave: Are we looking at Omicron BA.2 surge? 8 symptoms here

With Omicron BA.2 surging in parts of Asia and Europe, the Centre last week alerted the states to ......

science 2022-03-22 Livemint

War in Ukraine disrupts Russian-European Mars mission and other space ventures

International sanctions tied to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have scuttled several space missions ......

science 2022-03-22 Livemint

AstraZeneca COVID drug neutralizes Omicron sub-variants in study

AstraZeneca said its antibody-based cocktail to prevent and treat COVID-19 was shown to retain neu......

science 2022-03-21 Livemint

COVID 4th wave: Centre alerts Maharashtra, other states of Omicron BA.2

With Omicron BA.2 surging in parts of Asia and Europe, the Centre last week alerted the states to ......

science 2022-03-21 Livemint

Covid reinfection: For children, natural antibodies last for 7 months

Children previously infected with COVID-19 develop natural circulating antibodies that last for at......

science 2022-03-21 Livemint

Can Omicron+Delta recombinant virus cause severe COVID infections? WHO explains

With both Omicron and Delta COVID variants spreading rapidly, recombinants were expected, World He......

science 2022-03-21 Livemint

Omicron BA.2: COVID vaccines give protection but…: Study reveals 2 facts

In a piece of good news, a recent study shows mRNA vaccines provide protection against Omicron BA.......

science 2022-03-20 Livemint

Can Omicron + Delta recombinant virus cause severe infections? WHO explains

With both Omicron and Delta COVID variants spreading rapidly, recombinants were expected, World He......

science 2022-03-20 Livemint

Overwhelmed by Omicron, Hong Kong runs out of space for its dead

People are dying from Covid-19 in Hong Kong at a rate that surpasses most of the world’s worst pan......

science 2022-03-20 Livemint

Phase 2,3 trial data of Indias 1st mRNA Covid vaccine submitted to DCGI: Report

NEW DELHI : Pune-based Gennova Biopharmaceuticals has submitted the phase-II and phase-III trial......

science 2022-03-19 Livemint

As the Worm Moon peaks, heres everything you need to know

The world witnessed a brighter Moon this week- a rather usually named phenomenon- Worm Moon did th......

science 2022-03-19 Livemint

Covid is still ‘very fit’, moving easily: WHO warns emergence of new variant

With Covid cases rising again in Asia, Europe after an initial decline, World Health Organisation ......

science 2022-03-18 Livemint

Suffering from sore throat? Heres how to find out whether it is COVID or cold

As the weather changed suddenly and significantly, many are now experiencing cold-like symptoms th......

science 2022-03-18 Livemint

NASA rolls out its mega Moon rocket. Key things you need to know

NASAs next-generation moon rocket began a highly anticipated, slow-motion journey out of its assem......

science 2022-03-18 Livemint

Covid-19: Britain approves this new therapy for those with weak immune response

In the wake of the World Health Organization warning countries this week to remain vigilant about ......

science 2022-03-17 Livemint

How this country is beating Covid-19 despite 600,000 new cases each day

The East Asian nation South Korea, has recorded more than 600,000 new Covid-19 infections on Thurs......

science 2022-03-17 Livemint

COVID can be transmitted from mothers to babies if…: Study reveals data

Transmission of coronavirus from a mother to baby before, during and after childbirth is quite pos......

science 2022-03-17 Livemint

Corbevax vaccine for kids: Everything you need to know about this Covid jab

Biological E Limiteds Corbevax is being administered to children in the age group 12-14 in India. ......

science 2022-03-17 Livemint

Stealth Omicron BA.2 drives massive Covid surge in China: 8 symptoms

Driven by the stealth Omicron, China is currently witnessing a massive Covid surge. On Tuesday alo......

science 2022-03-16 Livemint

WHO: New Covid deaths fell 17% last week, but cases rising

GENEVA : The number of new coronavirus deaths reported worldwide fell by 17% in the last week wh......

science 2022-03-16 Livemint

US staring at another spike in Covid cases? Warnings signs seen in some communit

A wastewater network that monitors for Covid-19 trends is warning that cases are once again rising......

science 2022-03-16 Livemint

Record-breaking NASA astronaut set for return in a Russian capsule: 10 updates

Russia-Ukraine war: Despite escalating geopolitical tensions amid Russian invasion of Ukraine, the......

science 2022-03-15 Livemint

Is a fourth Covid dose required? Heres what top vaccine manufacturers said

As the threat from the Omicron variant BA.2 or what scientists are calling Omicron Stealth Variant......

science 2022-03-15 Livemint

Dizziness, Fatigue: Common symptoms of Stealth Omicron you should not ignore

The Stealth Omicron variant has fueled the recent outbreak in China, which according to reports  i......

science 2022-03-15 Livemint

Schools in this Gulf country to include Yoga in sports curriculum. Details here

RIYADH : As the practice of Yoga gains popularity beyond India, schools in Saudi arabia have dec......

science 2022-03-15 Livemint

Are Covid-19 infections going back up? Data from sewer has potential warning

A wastewater network that monitors for Covid-19 trends is warning that cases are once again rising......

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What is stealth omicron variant? China battles biggest Covid outbreak in 2 years

The east Asian country of China has locked down a coronavirus-hit northeastern province and has al......

science 2022-03-14 Livemint

Why masking, physical distancing should continue in the post-Covid world?

Public health measures, such as masking and physical distancing, that have been a high-profile par......

science 2022-03-13 Livemint

ECMO treatment leads to exceptional lung recovery in severe Covid cases: Study

Patients with severe Covid-19, if treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), may see......

science 2022-03-13 Livemint

Do you really need to get weighed at the doctor? Some doctors say no

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Can be a problem: Indian scientist explains Omicron + Delta recombinant virus

With several studies providing solid evidence regarding Omicron + Delta recombinant virus, an emin......

science 2022-03-13 Livemint

Suffering from long Covid-induced diabetes, depression? Exercise can help!

Though there are no medical treatments that exist for long Covid, but, a new study suggests that e......

science 2022-03-11 Livemint

WHO lists 3 most common post-Covid symptoms

Dr Janet Diaz, Lead, Clinical Management WHE at the World Health Organisation (WHO), has said that......

science 2022-03-11 Livemint

On Covid pandemics 2nd anniversary, 3 things to beware of as endemic approaches

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Covid-19 a global pandemic. These t......

science 2022-03-11 Livemint

Omicron BA.2 still very high; UK study reveals how it is affecting us

Even as the high level of coronavirus infections has receded across England, the presence of BA.2 ......

science 2022-03-11 Livemint

8 Omicron symptoms you can suffer from even after COVID-19 vaccination

In case you are vaccinated against the coronavirus, the chances of severe catching severe COVID di......

science 2022-03-11 Livemint

Moderna starts study of hybrid Covid vaccine targeting Omicron

Moderna on Thursday said it had started a study of a booster shot that combines a formulation desi......

science 2022-03-11 Livemint

Omicron+Delta recombinant explained: Is this a new COVID variant?

What was touted as a lab error a few months earlier, Delta + Omicron recombinant virus turns out t......

science 2022-03-11 Livemint

Loss of smell from COVID-19 may be due to genetics: US study

A study by US researchers suggested that the loss of smell in people from COVID-19 could be attribu......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Fourth COVID booster not good enough to fight Omicron: Study

A study by Israels Sheba Medical Centre found COVID-19 vaccines fourth booster dose may not be good......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Earth facing 6th mass extinction, caused by humans: US study

University of Hawaii biologists confirmed that Earth is facing its sixth mass extinction which is c......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Scientists detect coronavirus in dead wild leopard cub in UP

Scientists at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute in Uttar Pradesh detected the Delta variant ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

NASA shares link to track asteroid that will fly past Earth today

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has shared the link to track the asteroid ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Plastic pollution threat almost equivalent to climate change: Report

A report published by the Environment Investigation Agency states that the plastic pollution threat......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Tonga volcanic eruption may harm environment for yrs: Scientists

New Zealand researchers warned that volcanic eruption in Tonga could harm the environment for years......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Over 22,000 people apply for European Space Agency astronaut program

European Space Agency (ESA) on Tuesday said that a record number of 22,000 people applied for its a......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Tonga volcano eruption estimated to be 500 times as powerful as Hiroshima bombing

The underwater volcano, near Pacific island nation of Tonga, had erupted with an estimated explosiv......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Newly-found exoplanet will be consumed by host star in 1 mn yrs: Study

NASAs TESS Mission has spotted exoplanets, named TOI-2337b, TOI-4329b and TOI-2669b, that are dange......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Billions need to be vaccinated at faster rate for pandemic to end: Adar Poonawalla

In order to reach the end of the pandemic, billions of people need to be vaccinated at a faster pac......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Giant pandas gut bacteria help it remain chubby on bamboo diet: Study

Researchers of the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, have found that gut bacteria ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

COVID-19 wont be transmitted through breastfeeding: Study

A study published in the Pediatric Research journal has found that mothers infected with COVID-19 w......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Scientists find rose-shaped corals that seem unharmed by climate change near Tahiti

Scientists have discovered a pristine, three-kilometre long coral reef off the coast of Tahiti, wit......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Man takes pic of ISS crossing Apollo landing site, says ISS posing with Neils footprints

Photographer Andrew McCarthy has captured a picture of the exact moment when the International Spac......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Antibiotic resistant bacteria killed 12 lakh people worldwide in 2019: Research

More than 12 lakh people died worldwide in 2019 from infections caused by bacteria resistant to ant......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Ash from volcanic eruption in Tonga seen from International Space Station, pics surface

NASA took to Twitter to share pictures of ash from volcanic eruption in Tonga as seen from the Inte......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

New variants are likely to emerge: WHO on rising Omicron cases

Warning the countries, WHO chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday said, with incredible gro......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Heparin found to limit lung damage in COVID patients: Research

Heparin, a widely available and low-cost drug, can help in limiting lung damage when inhaled by COV......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

88-year-old woman becomes first in UK to receive bionic eye implant

An 88-year-old woman has become the first person in UK to receive a bionic eye implant to help rest......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

James Webb Space Telescope completes mirror deployment process

NASAs James Webb Space Telescope completed the hexagonal mirror segment deployment on Thursday. NAS......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

NASA offers up to $1 million prize for concepts to feed astronauts in space

NASA in coordination with the Canadian Space Agency has announced Phase 2 of its Deep Space Food Ch......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

US authorities search for humpback whale trapped in debris off Hawaii

A search is underway by a rescue team aided by US Coast Guard for an adult humpback whale entangled......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

US scientists find evidence for ocean on Saturns Death Star moon

Researchers from US Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) discovered compelling evidence of an underg......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

NASAs Hubble telescope spots black hole birthing stars in a dwarf galaxy

NASAs Hubble Space Telescope discovered a black hole at the heart of dwarf galaxy, Henize 2-10 givi......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

NASA to launch shoebox-sized spacecraft to explore smallest asteroid

NASA on Friday had announced to launch a spacecraft under Artemis I mission to explore the smallest......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Mild COVID-19 cases can lead to memory issues for 6 months: UK study

A study by UKs Oxford University found that mild COVID-19 infection can lead to memory and attentio......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Yale researchers develop wearable clip that can detect COVID-19 exposure

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have developed a 3D-printed wearable clip that can ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

ISRO test fires VIKAS engine to be used in Gaganyaan mission

ISRO on Thursday successfully test-fired the high-thrust VIKAS engine for Gaganyaan space mission i......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

4th COVID-19 vaccine raises resistance to serious illness for 60+: Israel

Israel Health Ministry said a fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose or the second booster shot raised resist......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

NASAs James Webb telescope set to arrive at its final destination

NASAs James Webb Space Telescope is set to arrive at its final destination, L2 or the second Lagran......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Red-hot, lava-like glowing rock spotted in a field in Scotland, pic goes viral

A red-hot, lava-like glowing rock has been spotted in a field in Scotlands Ayrshire. As per a local......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

US Space Force launches 2 satellites to surveil critical orbits

US Space Force on Friday launched two identical Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Worlds most powerful space telescope reaches destination 1.5 mn km from Earth

The worlds biggest, most powerful James Webb Space Telescope has arrived at its observation post lo......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

3 months after infection, coronavirus found in gut of kid with abdominal pain

An 11-year-old girl complained of severe abdominal pain after recovering from COVID-19 three months......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Moons rock formations mayve caused strong magnetic fields: Study

Researchers from two US universities said that the giant rock formations through Moons mantle could......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

China to allow genetically modified crops to ramp up food security

Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on Monday published trial rules for the approval ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Pfizer and BioNTech begin clinical trial of Omicron-based COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech on Tuesday announced the initiation of a clinical study to evaluate the safety,......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Drinking 2-3 cups of tea, coffee daily lessens risk of stroke: Study

A study by UK Biobank, published in Plos Medicine, has found that people who drink 2-3 cups of tea ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Researchers develop smartphone-based COVID test with 97% accuracy

Researchers at the University of Washington in the US said they have developed a smartphone-based C......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Theres volcanic rock not water under Mars south pole: Study

ESAs Mars Express had in 2018 detected some bright radar reflections at the ice-covered south pole ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Monkey named after extinct volcano among 224 new species found in Mekong

WWFs latest update on the greater Mekong region shows a monkey with white circles around its eyes a......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Toxic substances called forever chemicals found in otters in UK

Researchers of Cardiff University Otters Project have found toxic substances called forever chemica......

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SpaceX rocket part on course to crash into Moon

A part of a rocket launched by SpaceX is on course to crash into Moon, experts said. The Falcon 9 b......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Nuclear power risky and expensive to tackle climate crisis, experts say

The former heads of nuclear regulatory agencies in the US, France and Germany said nuclear power is......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Robot performs 1st laparoscopic surgery on pigs without human help

A robot, STAR, designed by Johns Hopkins University researchers has successfully performed the firs......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Nearly 1,000 mysterious strands found in Milky Ways centre

A new telescope image of the Milky Ways centre has revealed nearly 1,000 mysterious strands. Americ......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Scientists regrow frogs amputated leg in US; pics released

A group of American researchers has claimed they have successfully regrown the amputated leg of a f......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Rare white-clawed crayfish rediscovered in UK nature reserve after 30 years

During routine habitat management, conservationists of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust r......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

SpaceX plans to launch 52 flights in 2022, its highest in a yr

Elon Musk-led SpaceX is planning to launch 52 space flights in 2022, a NASA safety panel revealed d......

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Unknown space object in Milky Way sending radio waves every 18 mins: Astronomers

Researchers from Australias International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research have said that theyve......

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Water flowed on Mars 2 billion years ago, finds NASA

NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has helped researchers to determine that liquid water was p......

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COVID-19 booster protects against death from Omicron in over 50s: UK

UK Health Security Agency on Thursday said that protection against death from Omicron in over 50s i......

science 2022-03-10 Inshorts

Record prevalence of COVID-19 in UK in Jan 2022 amid Omicron: Study

A study by Imperial College London reported record prevalence of COVID-19 in the UK in January 2022......

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New species of incredibly rare insect discovered in Uganda

A British scientist has discovered an incredibly rare species of insects in Uganda that belongs to ......

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Cats brains have shrunk since humans 1st domesticated them: Study

Researchers from the University of Vienna and National Museums Scotland have found that the brain s......

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China announces plan to build space centre, satellites for Pak

China has announced plans to build a space centre and satellites for Pakistan as part of its effort......

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Scotland waste-reduction project aims to recycle hundreds of tonnes of PPE

A research partnership between Scotlands Heriot-Watt University and PPE maker Globus Group aims to ......

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NASA studies snowstorms in US by flying planes through them

NASAs Investigation of Microphysics and Precipitation for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Storms (IMPACT......

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Chemicals in plastic consumer products may lead to obesity: Study

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology studied 34 different plastic prod......

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NASAs JPL gets its first female Director in 85 years

Laurie Leshin, President of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), has become the first woman to be......

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Dark matters origin can be linked to neutrinos origin: IIT Guwahati

IIT Guwahati researchers revealed that origin and production of dark matter can be related to origi......

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Gas stoves worse for climate due to tiny methane leaks: US study

US researchers found gas stoves contributing more to global warming as previously thought due to ti......

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IIT Jodhpur develops technique to diagnose COVID using chest X-ray

The researchers at IIT Jodhpur have designed a special AI (Artificial Intelligence) technique to di......

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US officials rescue humpback whale from mooring line off Hawaii

A rescue team on Wednesday freed a humpback whale from life-threatening entanglement of 140-feet lo......

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Air pollution in US rural areas may be as toxic as in urban: Study

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Cooked leafy green vegetables first served 3,500 years ago: Study

Researchers from Germany, UK said cooked leafy green vegetables were first served 3,500 years ago i......

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Orcas recorded killing and eating blue whales for 1st time in 3 attacks

For the first time, orcas, also known as killer whales, have been observed and recorded hunting and......

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UKs Chief Scientific Advisor named Natural History Museum Chairman

UKs Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir Patrick Vallance has been appointed as Chairman of Londons Natura......

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SpaceX aborts mission 33 secs before launch as ship enters hazard zone

SpaceX aborted a rocket launch 33 seconds before takeoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, after a crui......

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Carnivory may not have triggered human evolution as believed: US study

US archaeologists have found the evolution of quintessential human traits in Homo erectus may not b......

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German researchers develop artificial muscles made of natural protein

German researchers developed artificial muscles made from elastin, a natural fibrous protein. The t......

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Heart scan technology to hopefully lead to better treatments: Experts

Heart-scanning technology, under trial by researchers at the University of Edinburgh, would hopeful......

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SpaceX launches Italian Earth-observation satellite after 4 delays

SpaceX on Monday launched an Italian Earth-observation satellite, COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation FM......

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Depression, anxiety spiked in pregnant women during pandemic: Study

A study by the University of Essex revealed cases of depression and anxiety spiked in pregnant wome......

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NASA tests inflatable heat-shield for spacecraft

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After making a mess of Earth we must protect space: Prince Charles

Prince of Wales, Charles advised nations to sign an environmental management agreement for space. H......

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Over 9,000 types of rare tree species not found yet, claims study

Over 100 scientists pooled data from across the world to create the largest global forest database ......

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UK charity rescues endangered loggerhead turtle from Scotland beach

A tropical loggerhead turtle was rescued by British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR), a UK charity......

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Oil spill polluted 5 acres of Amazon nature reserve: Ecuador

Ecuadors Environment Ministry on Monday said nearly five acres of an Amazon nature reserve in the C......

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9.9 crore-year-old flowers found perfectly preserved in amber; pic surfaces

Two 9.9 crore-year-old flowers have been found perfectly preserved in amber, according to a study b......

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Omicron BA.2 found in 57 countries, doesnt seem to be more severe than BA.1: WHO

Omicron BA.2 variant has been found in 57 countries, the WHO said on Tuesday. The BA.2 form of the ......

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Picture of Mars crater that looks like a tree stump with rings released

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a picture of a Mars crater which the agency said, coul......

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Pfizer-BioNTech seek FDA approval of COVID vaccine for kids under 5

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Limiting global warming to 1.5degC still catastrophic for coral reefs: Study

A University of Leeds-led study has said limiting global warming to 1.5degC will still be catastrop......

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Asteroid detected 2 yrs ago to stay in Earths orbit for 4,000 yrs: Study

An asteroid named 2020 XL5, which was detected two years ago, might remain in Earths orbit for at l......

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Scientists develop insect-sized flying robots with flapping wings

A University of Bristol team has developed self-driving, insect-sized flying robots with flapping w......

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CMFRI identifies new fish species pola vatta in Indian waters

A new fish species belonging to the carangid (Vatta) family has been identified from off the Indian......

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ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-3 in August 2022: Union Minister

Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch Indias third lunar mission, Chandray......

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Astronaut shares pics of clouds taken from space, asks Which shot is your favourite?

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Satellite images show the worlds longest 768-km lightning megaflash

Satellite images have captured the 768-km-long lightning strike over the southern US, recently reco......

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Indian scientists develop self-disinfecting, washable COVID-19 masks

The Ministry of Science and Technology on Friday announced that a team of Indian scientists have de......

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Antarcticas microbes may help in plastic clean-up, find scientists

Argentine scientists said a species of microbes found in Antarctica may help clean-up plastic waste......

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Global warming causing early flowering in UK, reveals study

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NASA to retire International Space Station by crashing it into Pacific Ocean in 2031

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Astronaut spends continuous 300 days in space, set to break NASA record

NASA has revealed that its astronaut Mark Vande Hei has lived in space continuously for 300 days, s......

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New highly virulent variant of HIV discovered in Netherlands

Scientists have discovered a new highly virulent variant of HIV in Netherlands. Individuals infecte......

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Scientists look to repurpose present antiviral drugs for COVID-19: Oxford

UK scientists are looking to repurpose existing antiviral drugs for treating COVID-19 and will init......

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NASA shares images of different kinds of light on Instagram

NASA took to Instagram to share images of different kinds of light. These images were created by pa......

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German scientists to clone and breed pigs for human transplants

German scientists have planned to clone and breed genetically modified pigs to serve as heart donor......

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Rocket rollout of NASAs new moon mission delayed at least till March

NASA on Wednesday said the rollout of rocket for its new uncrewed moon mission, Artemis I to launch......

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US study on monkeys finds Omicron specific booster may not be needed

US government study on monkeys found no significant differences in protection offered by Moderna bo......

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NASA, SpaceX to review lagging in parachutes during last 2 missions

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Mosquitoes are more attracted to red, orange and black colour: Study

Research by University of Washington found mosquitoes are more attracted to colours like red, orang......

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Japanese govt promotes smokeless technology to treat industrial waste

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IIT Roorkee researchers find enzyme that breaks down plastic faster

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NASAs ELaNa 41 mission delayed, new launch on Feb 7: Astra

Astra Space Inc on Sunday said that the scheduled launch of NASAs Educational Launch of Nanosatelli......

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Construction machinery destroys several fossilised dinosaur prints in US

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Toxins of sea anemone may be useful for life-saving drugs: Aus study

Australian scientists said venom of sea anemone, Telmatactis stephensoni, may lead to life-saving d......

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Dubai to cut carbon emissions by 30% by 2030: Govt

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Potentially dangerous giant asteroid to fly by Earth on March 4, captured in pic

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US to spend $1 billion to promote climate-friendly farming practices

US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack on Monday said the administration will invest $1 billion i......

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NASA signs $194 mn deal to build rocket to bring Mars samples back to Earth

NASA has signed a contract of $194 million with Lockheed Martins space division to build a small an......

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Research identifies brain region that helps control word pronunciation

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Only 15% of worlds coastal region remain intact from human activity: Study

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Japan firm sends robot to probe Fukushima plants worst-hit reactor

Japanese firm and operator of Fukushima nuclear plant, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO......

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Megalodon may not have looked like great white shark: US study

US researchers said Otodus Megalodon, worlds largest shark that lived upto 3.6 million years ago, m......

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88% marine species affected by severe plastic pollution, finds WWF

A report by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said 88% of marine species are affected by severe contaminati......

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Experts to review water release plan for Fukushima plant: Japan govt

Team of 15 experts from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Japans Fukushima nucle......

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In a first, electrode spinal implant helps 3 paralysed people walk again

In a first, a man with a complete cut to his spinal cord and two paralysed persons were able to wal......

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Worlds glaciers contain less ice than thought: Study

Researchers from France, USA revealed worlds glaciers contain significantly less ice than previousl......

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In a first, chimpanzees filmed applying insects to each others wounds

Chimpanzees in West Africas Gabon were filmed for the first time while applying insects to their wo......

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ISRO to kick off its 2022 launch mission with PSLV-C52 on Feb 14

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to kick off its first launch mission of 2022 w......

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How does FabiSpray, Indias first COVID-19 nasal spray for treating adults, work?

Glenmark Pharma has launched Indias first nasal spray for treating adult COVID-19 patients called F......

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Pics show NASA training for Moon missions at the bottom of a very dark swimming pool

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Everests 2,000-yr-old highest glacier may disappear by mid-century: Researchers

Researchers in Nepal have warned that the highest glacier on the top of Mount Everest could disappe......

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Thawing permafrost in Arctic could release cancer-causing gas: Study

A University of Leeds research has found that thawing of permafrost in Arctic due to climate change......

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NASA captures first-ever visible light images of surface of Venus

Using its Wide-Field Imager for Parker Solar Probe (WISPR), NASAs Parker Solar Probe has captured t......

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Australia lists koalas as endangered species in 2 states, 1 territory

Australia has listed koalas as endangered species in New South Wales, Queensland and the Australian......

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CoEs in carbon capture & utilisation to be set up in Mumbai, Bluru

Two Centres of Excellence (CoEs) in carbon capture and utilisation, a key way to reduce emissions, ......

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Luc Montagnier, who won Nobel Prize for discovering HIV, dies at 89

French scientist Luc Montagnier, who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2008, has die......

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Scientists develop synthetic tooth enamel stronger than natural layer

Replicating the composition and structure of biological tooth enamel, scientists have developed its......

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Robot captures pics of damaged Fukushima reactor as part of probe

A remote-controlled robot sent to probe worst-hit reactor of Japans Fukushima nuclear plant capture......

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Chalk drum sculpture from 5,000 years ago discovered in UK

A chalk drum sculpture from 5,000 years ago has been discovered in Yorkshire, UK. The British Museu......

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Russian Soyuz rocket launches 34 internet satellites for UKs OneWeb

Russian Soyuz rocket on Thursday launched 34 new internet satellites for British operator OneWeb, s......

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Climate protection awareness rose in last 20 years: German govt

A study by German Environment Agency (UBA) found that the awareness regarding issues such as climat......

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NASA shares video of storms that look like pizza toppings at Jupiters North Pole

NASA recently shared a video showing an infrared view of the North Pole of Jupiter and it showed st......

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Astronomers discover exceedingly rare binary star system: Study

Astronomers have discovered an extremely rare binary star system, Vanderbilt University said. One o......

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Nations pledge to protect oceans at One Ocean summit in France

Nations pledged to protect oceans from overfishing and plastic pollution at One Ocean summit in Bre......

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NASA selects 2 new solar missions to understand Earth-Sun environment

NASA on Friday announced two new solar missions to understand Suns dynamics and the Earth-Sun conne......

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1st images captured by the worlds biggest, most powerful telescope; NASA shares pics

NASA has shared the first-ever images captured from its James Webb Space Telescope, which includes ......

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US museum to show 120 life-size orange statues of women scientists

US Smithsonian Museum will display 120 life-size neon orange 3D-printed statues depicting women who......

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Brazils Amazon deforestation hits record Jan high, 5 times higher than 2021

Brazil recorded the most deforestation ever in the Amazon rainforest for the month of January, five......

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TN CM launches excavation to ascertain palace design of Cholas

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin on Friday launched archaeological excavation projects, including those to a......

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New planet detected around star closest to the Sun: ESO

A team of astronomers have found evidence of another planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest ......

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Humans lived in Europe 10,000 years earlier than thought: Study

Researchers from US, Europe said early humans lived in Europe about 54,000 years ago, 10,000 years ......

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European scientists extract record-breaking nuclear fusion energy

European scientists on Wednesday extracted record-breaking 59 megajoules of nuclear fusion energy, ......

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Countdown begins for ISROS first launch mission of 2022 scheduled for tomorrow

The countdown for the launch of PSLV-C52 thats carrying three satellites, began on Sunday morning. ......

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Researchers find 18,000 ancient notepads depicting Egyptian society

German researchers found over 18,000 pottery fragments known as ostraca used as notepads depicting ......

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Arctics Svalbard seed vault to receive new deposits on February 14

Arctics Svalbard Global Seed Vault will receive new deposits on February 14 from gene banks of Suda......

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COVID-19 infection, not vaccine may improve antibody function: Study

Israeli scientists said only previous COVID-19 infection and not vaccination may improve performanc......

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Centre aims to replace diesel with green fuels in farms by 2024

The Ministry of Power on Friday said the country will replace diesel with renewables to achieve tar......

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Autonomous biohybrid fish made from human cardiac cells: Harvard

Researchers at Harvard University and Emory University have developed a fully autonomous biohybrid ......

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Rare volcanic storm sends bolts of lightning in sky during Mount Etna eruption

Mount Etnas eruption created a volcanic storm that sent bolts of lightning across the sky over east......

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