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 2018-04-25 18:34 

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Indian scientists using artificial intelligence to predict early onset of Alzheimer's...

Scientists are working to develop a diagnostics system using artificial intelligence to map metabolic patterns in different brain regions in healthy and pathological conditions...

 2018-04-24 16:05 

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Heavy metals in fertilizers raise risk of diabetes, heart diseases in farmers...

The health ministry has been running screening programs in rural areas to get to the bottom of the rising incidence of non-communicable diseases in these areas...

 2018-04-22 08:59 

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Being watched may boost your performance: study...

When people know they are being observed, parts of the brain associated with social awareness and reward invigorate a part of the brain that controls motor skills, improving their performance at skilled tasks, says study...

 2018-04-21 07:43 

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Nasa lunar 'Gateway' space station will soon begin construction...

Nasa's Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway will start orbiting the moon in 2025. The platform will also function as a way station for astronauts travelling to and from Mars...

 2018-04-19 14:36 

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Remains of 2,000-year-old building discovered in China...

More than 500 pieces of pottery, bronze and iron ware, have been discovered in the area northeast China's Liaoning Province...

 2018-04-19 08:18 

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SpaceX rocket successfully launches NASA's planet-hunting satellite Tess into space...

Tess, which is expected to find thousands of new exoplanets orbiting nearby stars, lifted off at 4:21 am IST on Thursday on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida...

 2018-04-18 14:30 

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Nasa wants blast your name to the very edge of the Sun...

Nasa is accepting until 27 April names that will be included on the Parker Solar Probe, which will get closer to the Sun than anything we've ever sent into space...

 2018-04-18 13:51 

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Chandrayaan 2 launch postponed to Oct-Nov...

A national level committee to review Chandrayaan-2 recommended some additional tests before the mission could take off...

 2018-04-18 09:44 

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Spaceflight may harm muscles of astronauts: study...

Spaceflights pose a significant risk to humans as they are exposed to 'microgravity9; which may adversely affect the normal functioning of the body, researchers at the University of Udine say...

 2018-04-17 11:53 

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SpaceX will make massive, Mars-bound 'BFR' rocket at LA port...

SpaceX needs the additional factory space to construct its new, larger vehicle designed to carry humans on quick hops across the world and eventually to Mars...

 2018-04-17 10:08 

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Mass extinction event triggered dinosaur expansion 232 million years ago...

A study published in the journal Nature Communications showed that the key expansion of dinosaurs was also triggered by the mass extinction called the Carnian Pluvial Episode...

 2018-04-17 07:34 

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Giant asteroid makes surprise flyby past Earth...

Nasa estimated that the asteroid measures 48 to 110 meters wide—3.6 times the size of the one that levelled 2,000 square kilometers of Siberian forest when it exploded over Tunguska in 1908...

 2018-04-17 06:34 

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Nasa's planet hunting probe launch delayed...

The launch of a new Nasa satellite, which will hunt for exoplanets that have the potential to harbour alien life, has been delayed to 18 April...

 2018-04-16 14:02 

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Indus Valley civilisation's mass migration was due to 900-year-old long drought...

A research, led by IIT Kharagpur, has observed that the drought-like phase of 900 years led to reduction in water supply because of the 'very weak' Indian summer monsoon and ultimately forced Indus Valley civilisation's mass migration...

 2018-04-16 08:25 

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Oppo F7 Review: Up to date with a notch and a truly big screen...

Oppo F7 marks the beginning of a new design shift in Android smartphones which includes bigger screens and Apple X's like notch...

 2018-04-16 03:00 

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Infosys's lower profitability warning of a new normal?...

Core IT servicesbusiness seen falling apart as outsourcing firms Infosys, Wipro and TCS struggle to earn more from new solutions...

 2018-04-15 23:10 

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Reliance Jio sees wired broadband internet as the next battleground...

Reliance Jio has initiated beta trials of ifs wired broadband service in Delhi and Mumbai, providing unlimited internet at 100 mbps for Rs4,500, and is likely to commercially launch the service by the end of 2018...

 2018-04-15 21:57 

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You need the right recommendation to land the job...

A good reference letter should have the potential to influence your future employer's decision...

 2018-04-15 21:38 

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Living the gig life...

Three professionals share their motivation for choosing this new-age working style...

 2018-04-15 16:20 

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Bangladesh wants to buy solar power from India...

Bangladesh wants to buy at least 2,000 megawatts of electricity from large solar power projects coming up in Gujarat and Rajasthan...

 2018-04-15 15:51 

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Facebook doesn't use WhatsApp payments data for commercial purposes: WhatsApp...

Facebook simply helps pass the necessary payment information to the partner bank and NPCI, said WhatsApp clarifying its data privacy policy...

 2018-04-15 11:28 

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Nirav Modi scam: ICAI sends notices to statutory auditors of PNB's Brady House branch...

ICAI has made a list of the statutory auditors of PNB's Brady House branch during 2011-12 to 2016-17, and asked them to appear before its board of discipline and offer an explanation...

 2018-04-12 07:43 

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Nasa's new planet hunting probe set to search for alien life...

The satellite, developed by scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, aims to discover thousands of nearby exoplanets, including at least 50 Earth-sized ones...

 2018-04-12 06:19 

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Isro successfully launches IRNSS-1I navigation satellite...

Isro's PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I Mission blasted off at 4.04am from the first launchpad at the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre...

 2018-04-10 17:08 

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Scientists, researchers to March for Science on 14 April...

Scientists and research scholars from at least 20 cities will 'March for Science' on 14 April to highlight the urgent need to safeguard science and build a scientific temper among the masses...

 2018-04-10 15:53 

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Scientists study ways to dim sunshine, slow global warming...

Scientists plan to step up research into dimming sunshine to curb climate change, hoping to judge if a man-made chemical sunshade would be less risky than a harmful rise in global temperatures...

 2018-04-10 13:11 

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Isro to launch navigation satellite on Thursday...

Isro will on Thursday launch a navigation satellite IRNSS-1I, the 8th such satellite to be a part of NavIC navigation satellite constellation, from Sriharikota...

 2018-04-10 06:29 

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Nasa's new Mars lander set to launch next month...

Nasa's InSight lander will study the deep interior of Mars to learn how all rocky planets formed, including Earth and its Moon...

 2018-04-09 14:45 

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Berries can help fight cancer, says study...

Pigments in berries can help regulate a key enzyme in cancer cells, according to a study that opens up new avenues for treating the deadly disease...

 2018-04-08 07:58 

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Humanity's first flight to Sun set to launch in July: Nasa...

Nasa's Parker Solar Probe - humanity's first mission to the Sun - is undergoing final preparations for its launch scheduled for 31 July...

 2018-04-06 10:21 

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At the centre of our galaxy, there's a black hole party...

Researchers said data from the NASA's orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory allowed them to detect a dozen black holes surrounding Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the centre of our spiral-shaped galaxy...

 2018-04-06 10:09 

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New brain cells in the old? Study stokes debate...

The report by Columbia University scientists runs counter to a different study published last month that found no evidence of new neurons are being created past the age of 13...

 2018-04-05 20:16 

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The final plunge of a Heavenly Palace...

The crash of Chinese space station Tiangong-1 back to Earth raises concerns over potential damage due to debris from other satellites as their orbits decay...

 2018-04-05 19:19 

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'Cancer not the only disease linked to smokeless tobacco'...

A large number of chemical compounds of smokeless tobacco products were found to be hepatotoxic by a group of scientists from ICMR...

 2018-04-04 06:25 

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Nasa plans supersonic jet with less noise, Lockheed wins $247.5 million contract...

Nasa's quiet supersonic jet is expected to take to the skies in 2021 and will have a top velocity of 1.5 times the speed of sound at an altitude of 55,000 feet, Lockheed Martin said...

 2018-04-03 13:33 

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Rare dinosaur prints found on Scotland's Isle of Skye...

Scientists discover dozens of rare footprints belonging to Brontosaurus, T. rex dinosaurs made 170 million years ago on Scotland's Isle of Skye, offering an important insight into the Middle Jurassic era...

 2018-04-03 10:51 

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Why Earthlings strive to be in outer space...

NASA hopes its Parker Solar Probe mission will help humans improve satellite communications, power grid issues, radiation exposures as well as astronaut safety...

 2018-04-03 09:41 

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Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope detects farthest star ever seen...

Nasa scientists said they used Hubble Space Telescope to spot the star, which is up to a million times more luminous and about twice as hot as our sun, residing 9.3 billion lights years away from Earth...

 2018-04-03 09:26 

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Stubble burning doubles Delhi pollution: Harvard study...

Researchers from Harvard and NASA have shown that in October and November about half of all pollution in Delhi can be attributed to agricultural fires on some days...

 2018-04-03 05:03 

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SpaceX launches cargo to space station using recycled rocket, spaceship...

The effort is part of SpaceX's mission to lower the cost of space flight by re-using costly, multimillion-dollar components that typically have been discarded into the ocean after each launch...

 2018-04-02 10:02 

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Nasa completes test launch of Mars landing parachute...

The Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE) was launched aboard a sounding rocket on 31 March from Nasa's Wallops Flight Facility in the US...

 2018-04-01 11:22 

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Stephen Hawking's hi-tech wheelchair to live on...

Stephen Hawking's family hopes that his wheelchair and voice systems could help preserve his memory and are open to offers from museums...

 2018-04-01 08:44 

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Communication with GSAT-6A satellite lost...

After successful long duration firings, when the satellite was on course to normal operating configuration for the third and the final firing, communication from GSAT-6A was lost...

 2018-03-31 17:53 

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China space lab Tiangong-1 may fall to Earth later: European Space Agency...

China's defunct space lab Tiangong-1 could hurtle back to Earth later than previously forecast, with the European Space Agency saying it may re-enter the atmosphere as late as Monday morning GMT...

 2018-03-31 11:14 

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SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites for NEXT constellation network...

SpaceX launched a rocket carrying 10 Iridium satellites to orbit, its fifth in a series of eight launches contracted for the communications company as it builds its NEXT constellation network...

 2018-03-31 09:29 

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Stephen Hawking funeral to take place in Cambridge University church...

Stephen Hawking's ashes will be buried near the grave of Isaac Newton in Abbey during a thanksgiving service on 15 June...

 2018-03-30 09:49 

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Earth-bound space lab Tiangong-1 to offer 'splendid' show, says China...

China space agency says the out-of-control space lab Tiangong-1 which will plunge back to Earth in the coming days is unlikely to cause any damage, but will offer a 'splendid' show akin to a meteor shower...

 2018-03-30 08:56 

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SpaceX's broadband-from-space plan gets final US FCC approval...

Elon Musk's SpaceX won approval from the US Federal Communications Commission to offer broadband service from space, using a constellation of 4,425 satellites around the Earth in low orbits...

 2018-03-30 07:42 

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The man who never forgot...

A science writer sets out in search of the world's most bizarre brains...

 2018-03-30 06:07 

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Nasa to send 1st mission to study 'heart' of Mars in May...

Scheduled to launch on 5 May, InSight—a stationary lander—will be the first Nasa mission since the Apollo moon landings to place a seismometer, on the soil of another planet...

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