Plastic pollution covers Indian Ocean! One million shoes, 413 million other pieces found on island’s beach

According to researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA), little research had been done to measure and track plastic waste in the Indian Ocean.

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SpaceX postpones launch of its first internet network satellites

Musk added: "We don't want to trivialize it or not take it seriously because we certainly do take it seriously. But it's not crowded up there, it's extremely sparse."

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Chinese Lunar rover Chang’e-4 achieves big breakthrough!

The analysis showed the lunar soil in the landing area contains a large amount of olivine, low-calcium pyroxene and a small amount of high-calcium pyroxene, which are very likely from the lunar mantle

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SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds

Musk said SpaceX would begin approaching customers later this year or next year. As many as 2,000 satellites will be launched per year, he said.

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Scientists develop bowl-shaped electrode that converts carbon dioxide into fuels

However, researchers said in order to improve the efficiency of transforming CO2 into chemical fuels, it is extremely important to know the reaction pathway, and find the most suitable catalyst.

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India’s Moon mission: ISRO releases big update on Chandrayaan-2 launch

The spacecraft with a mass of 3.8 tonnes has three modules--Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan).

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Curiosity or fear? How mythical creatures like Yeti and Bigfoot caught the world’s imagination

The creature was depicted in ancient seals of the Indus Valley Civilization, covering parts of India and Pakistan, and was also mentioned by the ancient Greeks.

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NASA dubs 2024 Moon mission ‘Artemis,’ asks for USD 1.6 billion

Many experts and lawmakers are concerned that NASA cannot meet the accelerated deadline, especially given the major delays in the development of the SLS, which is being built by aerospace giant Boeing

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‘Brain’ of world’s largest radio telescope designed

SDP itself will be composed of two supercomputers, one located in Cape Town, South Africa and one in Perth, Australia.

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Artificial Intelligence overtakes humans in predicting death, heart attack risk

During an average six-year follow-up there were 24 heart attacks and 49 deaths from any cause.

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World’s smallest pixels may help create building-sized flexible displays

The team is currently working at improving the color range and are looking for partners to develop the technology further.

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Even before takeoff, India’s desi GPS under videshi shadow

To prevent any interference from the 5G mobile/BTS signals in these four earthstations, the DoS has written to the WPC asking that 25 Mhz of spectrum (3.400 to 3.425 GHz) in the 3.5 GHz band of 5G ban

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Genetic therapy heals damage caused by heart attack

Myocardial infarction, more commonly known as a heart attack, caused by the sudden blocking of one of the cardiac coronary arteries, is the main cause of heart failure.

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Blue roti, purple biscuit, black noodles! Indian scientists develop colored varieties of wheat; check health benefits

For decades, bio-fortification of staple diets has been a major challenge for agricultural bio-technologists. Now it is known that colored wheat can be adapted to local climatic conditions along with

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Mission Shakti: Most of debris generated from India’s anti-satellite test has decayed, says DRDO chief

"There are no serious issues as such, but of late, because of the apprehensions of cyber attacks and cyber-related issues, we are sensitising people in the industry and also in our own laboratories on

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Amazon joins space race, Jeff Bezos unveils lunar lander project ‘Blue Moon’

"It's an incredible vehicle, and it will go to the Moon," the Amazon founder declared.

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Scientists develop device to detect bacteria in minutes, not days

The team had applied for a provisional patent and could bring their device, which they hope to scale down in size so that it can be used in hospitals and doctors' offices, to market in three years' ti

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First woman to land on the moon will be an American: US Vice President Mike Pence

Noting that other nations are joining the space race, Pence said while their capabilities increase, the truth of the matter is that there's no guarantee nations around the world share same values, ide

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Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction, bold action needed

The report found that the average abundance of native species in most major land-based habitats has fallen by at least 20 percent, mostly since 1900.

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Hubble data used to create portrait of distant universe containing 265,000 galaxies

This new image mosaic is the first in a series of Hubble Legacy Field images. The team is working on the second set of images, totaling more than 5,200 Hubble exposures, in another area of the sky.

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Scientists at IIT Mandi develop self-cleaning glass that can purify water through sunlight

Removal of such toxic chemicals from water is successfully demonstrated by many researchers at a laboratory scale.

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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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