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Snakelike robot may help save white rhinos from extinction

Hope for their survival now rests on the ability to develop innovative methods for repopulating the species, according to researchers from the University of California San Diego and San Diego Zoo Glob

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Cyclone Fani: How India tracked the worst cyclonic storm in decades and minimized its impact

Elaborating on the formation stage of cyclone 'Fani', he said help from other institutes of the MoES played a crucial role in predicting the development of the cyclone.

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3D-printed vascular networks pave way for artificial organs

In the tests of therapeutic implants for liver disease, the team 3D printed tissues, loaded them with primary liver cells and implanted them into mice.

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Setback for Trump, U.S. House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade

Trump has stood by his 2017 decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 climate accord and has been dismissive of regulations aimed at slashing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Cyclone Fani to intensify; NASA satellites Aqua and Terra track the weather system along coastline

The India Meteorological Department forecasts Fani to make landfall along the Odisha coastline on Friday at hurricane-strength.

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Ancient human species Denisovans roamed Tibetan Plateau 160,000 years ago!

Denisovans -- an ancient human species -- adapted to high-altitude low-oxygen environments long before the modern humans arrived, say scientists who have analysed a 160,000-year-old fossil jawbone of

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Where did water on Earth come from? Japanese probe finds major clues in asteroid Itokawa

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found water in the samples from the surface of asteroid Itokawa that were collected by the Japanese space probe Hayabusa.

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Chandrayaan-2: India’s 2nd moon mission to be launched in July, says ISRO

The ISRO is cautious about Chandrayaan-2, its first mission to land on any celestial body, as it is wary of failure after Israel's Beresheet spacecraft crashed during moon landing on April 11. 

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The legend of Yeti: Everything you need to know about the elusive snowman

The Yeti legends are plenty across the world. A Russian legend, a Chinese legend, and many more legends about the Yeti flourish.

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Is Yeti real? Indian Army sights footprints of snowman, news goes viral

According to senior army officials, evidence has been photographed and handed over to subject matter experts in an effort to help the sighting to be studied in a scientific manner.

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3,000-kg garbage collected from Mt Everest, as Nepal’s clean-up campaign gathers momentum

The collected waste will then be "showcased" in Namche town, before being ferried down to Kathmandu, where it will once again be showcased on World Environment Day on June 5.

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Liquid printing a reality! Scientists 3D-print all-liquid device for wide range of applications

The multitasking device can also be programmed to function like an artificial circulatory system that separates molecules flowing through the channel and automatically removes unwanted byproducts whil

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Apart from rise of Himalayas, what happened when Indian plate collided with Eurasian plate in pre-historic era

When the researchers assembled their unprecedented geologic record of ocean nitrogen, they found that in the 10 million years after dinosaurs went extinct, the 15N-to-14N ratio was high, suggesting th

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Gene-editing technology may help propogate mutated viruses: Study

The research team is encouraging other scientists who are using CRISPR-Cas9 technology to engineer virus-resistant plants, to test their plants to detect similar viral mutations.

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Voyager probes in interstellar! The Indian greetings, image and song aliens would find in its Golden Record

Apart from the various milestones the Voyager probes have achieved including the pale blue dot photograph of the Earth and capturing storm in Jupiter, the probes carry something most unusual.

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Cyclone Fani likely to intensify, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh on high alert

The IMD said the depression over East Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal moved further northwestwards and lay centred about 1,410 km southeast of Chennai.

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First time ever! Japan creates artificial crater on asteroid, to reveal origins of life on Earth

The mission, with a price tag of around 30 billion yen ($270 million), was launched in December 2014 and is scheduled to return to Earth with its samples in 2020.

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Mother-of-pearl! Scientists create synthetic pearl using bacteria

The nacre might also be an ideal material to build houses on the moon and other planets: the only necessary "ingredients" would be an astronaut and a small tube of bacteria, Meyer said.

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‘Marsquake’ on Red Planet: NASA records first likely seismic activity

This is the first recorded trembling that appears to have come from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such as wind, NASA said in a statement.

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Where does all the plastic waste go? Scientists track ‘missing’ garbage in Indian Ocean

The team found that unique characteristics of the southern Indian Ocean transport floating plastics towards the western side of the ocean, where it leaks past South Africa into the South Atlantic Ocea

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Sleep well: Just 16-minute sleep loss may put your job at risk!

Losing just 16 minutes of sleep could be the difference between a clear-headed day at the office or one filled with distractions, say scientists.

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Dangerous neglect! India’s Himalayan region unprepared for mega quake, country yet to learn from past mistakes

Numerous research groups, including one at IIT Roorkee, are in the process of developing earthquake early warning systems which could give people up to a minute of warning before the quake.

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Gene editing may treat lethal lung diseases before birth

The lung conditions the team is hoping to solve -- congenital diseases such as surfactant protein deficiency, cystic fibrosis, and alpha-1 antitrypsin -- are characterised by respiratory failure at bi

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Earth Day 2019 theme: Know the history and significance of the day for ecological awareness

Earth Day Network (EDN), a nonprofit which runs World Earth Day, are encouraging their supporters to raise awareness on the issue.

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How superstitions spread? Scientists decode science behind irrational practices

The research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows how groups of individuals, each starting with distinct belief systems, can evolve a coordinated set of beh

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Breathtaking image! Hubble celebrates 29th anniversary with remarkable view of Southern Crab Nebula

The object was first written about in 1967, but was assumed to be an ordinary star until 1989, when it was observed using telescopes at the European Southern Observatory's La Silla Observatory.

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Jerrie Cobb, NASA’s first female astronaut candidate, dies at 88

The Mercury 13's story is told in a recent Netflix documentary and a play based on Cobb's life, "They Promised Her the Moon", is currently running in San Diego.

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