Sci-Tech

Instagram rolled sleeves against ‘Self Harm’: “Sensitivity Screens” will blur self-harming content

New York, Feb 7: In the quest to reducing exposure of minor to self-harming, provocative and disturbing content on its platform, Instagram introduced the “Sensitivity Screen” feature which will blur questionable images and video-thumbnails on the app until the viewers elect to watch...

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Now Google’s Password Checkup will guard your data from data breaches

On Safer Internet Day, Google has rolled up sleeves against User’s data breach. Tech Gaint introduced a new Chrome extension called “Password Checkup”. Chrome extension that helps protect your accounts from third party data breaches, and a new feature called Cross Account Protection...

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Mission Successful: Departed from French Guiana, GSAT-31 starts its journey to the skies

Adding new heights to its achievements, ISRO successfully launched India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 from the Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours today. GSAT-31 is India’s fortieth communication satellite...

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Communicating through satellite: ISRO shares glimpse of Kumbh mela gearing up launch its 40th satellite on Feb 6

One of the biggest human religious gathering festivals Kumbh Mela is going on with a grand celebration and enthusiasm with a combination of spirituality. We have seen many pictures of Kumbh Mela but these pictures are bit special as they have been clicked from the Space by India's high resolution earth imaging satellite CartoSat-2...

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With Saudi co-passenger, ISRO's GSAT-31 will launch from French Guiana on Feb 6

India with hard work and innovation, becoming one of the space powers in the world. ISRO announced another launch on Friday. India will launch her latest communication satellite onboard European launch service provider Arianespace launch vehicle on Friday, February 6th from French Guiana...

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Mars is more porous than we thought!

With unusual ways and equipment, NASA’s scientists have found a breakthrough study that, Mars is more porous and less compacted. This study is based on NASA’s Curiosity Rover latest observations...

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Time to say farewell to Google+ for consumers

Google has proclaimed that consumer version of the service will shut down on April 2, 2019. Tech giant now announced the support pages for Google + revealing the last day when Google+ users can post on the service...

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Polygraph test now becomes older; this startup can tell from your eyes if you’re lying

It’s old news that polygraph tests, which are supposed to detect whether someone is lying based on their physiological responses during questioning, are unreliable and prone to bias...

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NASA’s SOFIA lifted the veil on star formation

The stellar wind from a newborn star in the Orion Nebula is preventing more new stars from forming nearby, according to new observations using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)...

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Are minds of the scientists cluttered with prejudices?

Those who looked down upon the ancient scientific achievements are not aware of even 1% of the vast repository of the ancient literature Is disproving anything Indian without deeper studies not a dangerously irrational trend?..

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Working towards retrieving from storm, NASA celebrates 15 years of "opportunity" rover on mars

NASA's Opportunity rover begins its 16th year on the surface of Mars today. The rover landed in a region of the Red Planet called Meridiani Planum on Jan. 24, 2004, sending its first signal back to Earth from the surface at 9:05 p.m. PST on Jan. 25, 2004...

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Mission Accomplished: ISRO’s PSLV-C44 successfully launched Kalamsat and Microsat-R Satellite

The most awaited mission is accomplished with the Launch of PSLV-C44. The Indian Space Research Organization’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) fired off from the first Launch Pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 11.37 pm at the end of a 28-hour countdown on Thursday...

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Ticktock starts for #PSLVC44 to create a historical moment pushing Military satellite into orbit

Another achievement by ISRO is waiting for creating the history. The countdown for the 46th flight of ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV C 44 began at the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. This countdown started at 7:37 pm on Wednesday...

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NASA’s another ‘Mission Impossible’: Fist attempt to knock an asteroid out of the orbit in 2022

If an asteroid were to head toward Earth in the predictable future, we would be quite unarmed. But to change this, NASA has approved a mission to throw a "small" asteroid off course in October 2022...

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Google doodle celebrates the 111th Birth anniversary of physicist Lev Landau

Soviet-era physicist Lev Landau, who also won the 1962 Nobel Prize, was born on this day in 1908. Not many know that there is a crater on the moon named after Landau...

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NASA’s ambitious plans with China, discussion on possible landing trail of Lunar Lander

China’s triumphant mission of Chang’e 4 got accreditation across the world. NASA, the leading space agency is also showing interest in collaboration with the Chinese space agency...

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Long-standing mystery finally solved, scientists know what time it is on Saturn

The long-standing Mystery of solar system science, the time of Saturn was solved by new data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft...

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Saturn’s trademark rings could be younger than dinosaurs

The rings of Saturn’s maybe iconic, but there was a time when the majestic gas giant existed without its distinctive halo...

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ISRO’s Outreach Programme: Inauguration of 2nd Space Technology Incubation Center

The second Space Technology Incubation Centre (S-TIC) was inaugurated by Dr. K Sivan, Chairman, ISRO on 17th January 2019 through video mode from Bengaluru in the presence of Dr. Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director NIT Jalandhar and Dr. P V Venkitakrishnan, Director, CBPO, ISRO HQ...

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#UNNATI: India’s pioneering step towards becoming the Space-Power

ndia is marking her own place in every sector in the last few years. India’s ambitious space dream is fulfilling by Isro. Now Isro comes with new determination to create our own impression in space...

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Kalamsat and Microsat-R set to hit the skies: First launch of the year by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation has geared up to launch the Kalamsat payload and Microsat-R satellite. This will be the first launch of year 2019 from ISRO...

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"Ek Ghanta Vigyan Ke Naam”: DD Science and India Science launched by Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Department of Science and Technology and Prasar Bharati, Doordarshan collaboratively launched ‘DD Science’, Doordarshan’s first ever daily slot for science and technology and ‘India Science’ an internet-based TV channel Tuesday...

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After the far side of the moon, Next Chinese probe now to collect lunar samples

China’s ambitious space plans are on the fast track. After the successful mission of far side of the moon, the Chang’e-5 mission is all set to collect samples from the moon. This mission will be carried out at the end of the year...

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2021 to be a busy year for ISRO; aims to send human astronauts to space

2021 will be a busy year for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as it has set itself the target to send astronauts to space. The Gaganyaan project by the space agency will make India the fourth nation to independently send humans into space announced ISRO chief Dr K Sivan...

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Dear Earthians... not all black holes are villains, some can facilitate your hyperspace travels

According to new research, giant, rotating black holes would give interstellar travelers a smooth ride...

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Creation of ‘Space Fuel’ in the lab: Miracle by IIT-M scientists

The Space Fuel is seen as a next-generation sustainable source of energy. IIT-Madras scientists created ‘Space Fuel’ in Laboratory with simulating interstellar conditions.This method will use in future for conversion atmospheric CO2 in next-generation energy source on earth...

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Want to travel far away? Check out NASA’s discoveries of worlds beyond the Solar System

Going beyond Earth? No. It is still too close. NASA is working on exploring worlds that are beyond the solar system. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found three confirmed exoplanets, or worlds beyond our solar system, in its first three months of observations...

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#ISC2019: Nobelist buried the “Time Capsule” for future generations

At 106th Indian Science Congress at LPU, Jalandhar, the noble Laureates, Biochemist Avram Hershko, and Physicist F. Duncan M. Haldane, today buried a time-capsule containing 100 different items which represent “Cross section technology items” of the present era...

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NASA’s new record: spacecraft orbited around the smallest space object

On December, 31, NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex, spacecraft entered into orbit around Bennu, and made Bennu, the smallest object ever to be orbited by a spacecraft...

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Ultima Thule: Farthest World ever going captured by NASA’s Horizon spacecraft

NASA’s new Horizon spacecraft is on track to perform the furthest flyby in history when it goes past a Kuiper Belt object, named as “Ultima Thule”, more than four billion miles from Earth at 12:33 am EST on January,1...

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India's ambitious first manned mission Gaganyaan Programme will be a reality soon; gets cabinet nod

Indigenous human spaceflight Programme, “Gaganyaan”, carrying three human members crew for minimum seven days in space at total cost of Rs. 10,000 crores y 2022, Low minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced today. Union cabinet has approved a budget for this programme, today...

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Now reach Bhairav Nath mandir in just 5 mins with high tech ropeway connectivity from Vaishnav devi

The pilgrims routing Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir will now be able to visit Bhairon Nath mandir with ease with the help a ropeway that was inaugurated on Monday. This ropeway connectivity will help the devotees reach the temple in just 5 minutes...

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Another thumbs up for ISRO: Brazil’s Amazonia-1 satellite to be launched onboard PSLV in 2020

After the recent successful launch of a Colombian satellite by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) along with other countries onboard PSLV-C43, another South American country Brazil is getting ready for launching its satellite in 2020...

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Check out NASA’s big plan for this New Year’s Eve

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is checked to be healthy and on final approach to explore Ultima Thule in the Kuiper Belt. On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, New Horizons will swoop three times closer to “Ultima” than it flew past Pluto! With the epic upcoming exploration of Ultima Thule and that New Horizons, NASA is all prepared to make history at the holidays...

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After more than six months, Three astronauts return to the Earth

three astronauts returned to the earth on today, after more than six months aboard the International Space Station. ..

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Satellite AKARI traces water in 17 asteroids

Japanese scientists have detected evidence of water in 17 asteroids for the first time using data from the infrared satellite AKARI. This discovery will contribute to our understanding of the distribution of water in our solar system, the evolution of asteroids, and the origin of water on Earth...

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Prelims before Final exam: EU self driving rovers tested on Sahara desert for future Mars Mission

A pioneering robotics technology, financed entirely by the European Commission and enabling autonomous long-distance space rover missions began field-tests on the Moroccan northern tip of the Sahara desert. Robots invaded the Sahara Desert for Europe’s largest rover field test, taking place in a Mars-like part of Morocco. For two weeks three rovers and more than 40 engineers tested automated navigation systems at up to five different sites...

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Saturn is losing its intrigued rings at ‘worst case scenario’ rate

New NASA research confirms that, Saturn is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate estimated from Voyager 1 and 2 observations made decades ago...

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Coming closer to the Sun: NASA's Parker Solar Probe Basks in the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe came within 15 million miles of the Sun’s surface, traveling at the record-breaking speed of 213,200 miles per hour, completing its first solar encounter phase and rewarding scientists with the first picture ever taken from within our star’s atmosphere. Heliophysicists (Scientists who study the Sun!) have been waiting more than 60 years for a mission like this to be possible...

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Microsoft calls on companies to adopt a facial recognition code of conduct

Microsoft President Brad Smith called for governments to take a closer look at how facial detection technology is being implemented across the globe. This week, he returned with a similar message — only this time the executive is calling out fellow technology purveyors to help address myriad issues around the technology before it becomes too pervasive...

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Accomplishing success in space! ISRO all set to launch GSAT-7A communication satellite on Dec 19

The Indian Space Research Organization has performed exceptionally well in the year 2018 with accomplishing major success. In a record with seventh mission in 2018, the ISRO is all set to launch its operational communication satellite GSAT-7A using GSLV-F11 from the spaceport of Sriharikota on December 19...

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MarsInSight lander breathes Martian air with open arms: Now can start making detailed 3D map of its workspace

New images from NASA's Mars InSight lander show its robotic arm is ready to do some lifting. With a reach of nearly 6 feet (2 meters), the arm will be used to pick up science instruments from the lander's deck, gently setting them on the Martian surface at Elysium Planitia, the lava plain where InSight touched down on Nov. 26...

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Medical miracle: Mother gave birth to baby by uterus transplant from dead donor

First time in a medical history, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby. ..

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Bright X-ray out bursting dwarf star becomes a sensation for astronomers

Astronomers have detected a bright X-ray outburst from a star in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a nearby galaxy almost 200,00 light years from Earth. A combination of X-ray and optical data indicate that the source of this radiation is a white Dwarf star that may be the fastest-growing white dwarf ever observed. ..

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Countdown begins for launch of India’s heaviest satellite: GSAT-11

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is scheduled to launch GSAT-11 — India’s heaviest and most powerful communication satellite yet — on an Ariane-5 rocket 5 December at 2 am IST from French New Guinea...

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Picturesque as it looks! ISRO's HySIS satellite shares first image covering parts of Lakhpat area in Gujarat

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released the first-day image from the Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite HYSIS. The first-day image was acquired at NRSC Hyderabad on December 2, covering parts of Lakhpat in Gujarat. The sample color composite image represents VNIR spectral bands...

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After a two-year journey, a NASA spacecraft arrives at its target asteroid

For the past two years, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has sailed across the solar system by the light of the stars. Like ancient mariners and the Apollo astronauts, it needed the constancy of the constellations to navigate the dark unknown...

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TRAI and Apple get together in India for DND app

Apple ‘s app store is well-known for strict nature and vigilant choice about apps. This vigilantism had resulted into fight between this tech-giant and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. Due to this incident, TRAI threatened to ban Apple i-phones in India...

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Virgin Galactic will complete its first crewed test flight before Christmas: Richard Branson

During an interview with CNN, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson said is he is “pretty confident” his space tourism venture will complete its first crewed test flight before Christmas...

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US companies and NASA come together for next Moon Landing Project

Nine U.S. companies now are eligible to bid on NASA delivery services to the lunar surface through Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) contracts, as one of the first steps toward long-term scientific study and human exploration of the Moon and eventually Mars...

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ISRO makes Indians proud by launching 30 satellites of 8 nations successfully

ISRO successfully launched Earth observation satellite. 30 satellites of 8 nations have launched successfully. The goal of #HysIS is to study Earth's surface in visible, near infrared and shortwave infrared regions of the electromagnetic spectrum. ..

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NASA InSight Lander Arrives on Martian Surface

Mars has received its newest robotic resident. NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on the Red Planet after an almost seven-month, 300-million-mile (458-million-kilometer) journey from Earth...

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ISRO to launch PSLV-C43 carrying her modern earth observation satellite HysIS

The space agency ISRO will launch its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C43, carrying her modern earth observation satellite HysIS, on Thursday. It will also carry 30 other co-passenger satellites of customers from eight countries...

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World’s first digital teacher just debuted in New Zealand

It’s back to school, and you know what that means — time to fire up the computer that teaches you! That’s what primary school students in New Zealand have to look forward to, anyways. They’ll soon be the first students in the world to learn from an artificially intelligent (AI) digital avatar...

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Experience the power of four with Samsung galaxy a9, the world’s first quad camera smartphone

Samsung one of the leading mobile phone companies has launched its Galaxy A9, the world’s first quad-camera smartphone, in India at an event held in Gurugram today. The Samsung Galaxy A9 has a setup of four cameras, an outlandish addition to the smartphone after triple cameras debuted on the Huawei P20 lineup just last year...

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British companies are implanting microchips in their employees

U.K. tech firm BioTeq has carved out an unusual niche for itself: implanting microchips into the hands of other companies’ workers...

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ISRO to launch modern communication satellite GSAT-29 onboard rocket GSLV-Mark-Three ON Nov 14

The Indian Space Research Organization ISRO will launch the modern communication satellite GSAT-29 onboard the rocket GSLV-Mark-Three on November 14...

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Scientists found a galaxy with almost no dark matter. Here’s what that means.

Roughly 65 million light-years away from Earth is a galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2 (DF2 for short). But DF2 may as well be called F-U, because that’s what it’s saying to scientists who thought they understood galaxies, dark matter, and really anything about our universe...

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NASA's legendary Kepler space telescope retires after running out of fuel

NASA's legendary Kepler space telescope has retired after running out of fuel needed for further science operations. The US space agency said this brings an end to a prolific nine-and-a-half year mission in which it discovered over 2,600 intriguing exoplanets, some of which may harbour life...

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Germany has unveiled the world's first hydrogen-powered train

Hydrogen fuel cells are a greener way to power vehicles. But they have also been cost-prohibitive. Though that’s starting to change, German passengers boarded the world’s first hydrogen-powered trains...

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Scientists say new material could hold up an actual space elevator

It takes a lot of energy to put stuff in space. That’s why one longtime futurist dream is a “space elevator” — a long cable strung between a geostationary satellite and the Earth that astronauts could use like a dumbwaiter to haul stuff up into orbit...

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Magical beauty of space covered under pallete of black and white

Sometimes nature shows us something that we have even never imagined. In these brighty cities we don’t admire much the world beyond the earth but whenever we are in villages, we feel that lets have a look at the sky in the night time and just keep on looking at the stars, moon etc. usually the colors we see are white and black but the sky has number of colors hidden under its curtain. This can be seen by this image...

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Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit today for a joint mission to Mercury, the planet closest to the sun...

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Superflares from young stars may imperil planets: NASA

Scientists have found that violent flares from the host star may make planets orbiting it uninhabitable by affecting their atmospheres. NASA said, its Hubble telescope is observing such stars through a large programme called HAZMAT, or Habitable Zones and M dwarf Activity across Time...

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Farmers are using facial recognition to keep farmed fish healthy

Do all fish look alike? Well, not to a computer. You’d be excused if you weren’t even sure fish had faces. But according to a Bloomberg report, a European aquaculture giant is planning to use facial recognition to track every individual fish among millions of farmed Atlantic salmon. The trick: differentiating minuscule variations in the patterns of spots around their fishy eyes...

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Google to be shut down for consumers after bug exposed user data

Tech giant Google has said that its social network Google will be shut down after it was discovered that a bug exposed private data of up to 500,000 users to external developers...

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This plane flies on recycled waste fuel!

In this time where we are facing scarcity of fuel it can be a boon when we hear that vehicles running on recycled fuel but there is an innovation which can fly a plane on recycled fuel...

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NASA Solar Probe gets closer to the Sun; successfully completes first Venus flyby

On Wednesday, Parker Solar Probe successfully completed its flyby of Venus at a distance of about 1,500 miles during the first Venus gravity assist of the mission. These gravity assists will help the spacecraft tighten its orbit closer and closer to the Sun over the course of the mission...

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India’s first underwater drone gives a visual treat of marine beauty and environment

Securing a nation with technological benefits, India’s innovations have scaled high providing vast spectrum of inventions. Indian drones have marked a place in the country giving complete coverage of its necessities. In a latest, the EyeROV technologies, a Kochi-based company, based has introduced India’s first underwater robotic drone which is a smart micro-ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle)...

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Mangalyaan completes four years around Mars, sends rare photos of planet

Launched in 2013, Mangalyaan is India’s first mission to the outer space has successfully completed four years around Mars and now to celebrate its fourth birthday, the satellite has sent some never-before seen stellar images of Mars...

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This picture by NASA refreshes your memories locked in mind somewhere

In this busy, noisy, polluted world, we are getting far from the nature’s love which it wants to give us but this picture refreshes the memories one has some or the other time has experienced somewhere on his/her society’s terrace or in Verandah of village home etc. as if we are on the laps on Mother Nature...

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Scientists want to put a Dr Caterpillar robot inside your body

Scientists at the City University of Hong Kong have created a new robot. Upside: it could help deliver drugs inside the body, keeping patients healthier. Downside: it looks like a terrifying bug you wouldn’t want anywhere near your insides...

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ISRO to set up an Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response

Home Ministry and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have signed a MoU for setting up of a state-of-the-art Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response (ICR-ER) in Home Ministry. In a release, the Ministry said on Thursday, ISRO will render its technical expertise for setting up of proposed ICR-ER whereas the project will be executed under the overall supervision of MHA...

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NASA's Parker Solar Probe clicks first images

Just over a month into its seven-year mission to touch the Sun, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has beamed back the first-light data from each of its four instrument suites, says NASA...

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Science touches a new level in bionics: Artificial limbs we forget are artificial

Improved amputation techniques are giving amputees with advanced prosthetic limbs a feeling of control comparable to that of their original arms and legs, according to new research out of MIT...

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India successfully test-fires indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile

India conducted a successful test fired indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) with achieving all the objectives of mission. Notably, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the first-ever test firing of its man-portable shoulder-launched anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM) system. The test was done at the KK ranges in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar...

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Russia offers to join hands in training Indian astronauts for future space missions

Russia has offered to train Indian astronauts for its future space missions. The Russian state space corporation, Roscosmos, during a meeting with Indian delegation on Friday, made a proposal for the participation of Russian specialists in the selection and training of Indian astronauts for a spaceflight, a source in the rocket and space industry told Sputnik. India had earlier announced plans to send a national crew into orbit in 2022...

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ISRO successfully launches PSLV C 42 with two British earth observation satellites

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched PSLV C 42 with two British earth observation satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 in precision at 10.08 pm from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre Sriharikota...

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NASA is making an AI-based GPS for space

Today, all you have to do to find your way around a new city is fire up Google Maps, Waze, or one of the many other GPS-based navigation apps available. Follow the steps, and, bam, you get where you need to go...

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ISRO all set to launch its PSLV rocket on September 15

After a gap of five months, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will resume its launch operations on September 16 by putting two international satellites into space on a PSLV rocket...

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Science finds out an enzyme that converts A and B blood types into the universally-accepted Type O

Blood types are different because of the sugars on the surface of the red blood cells the body creates. Type A has one type of sugar and Type B has another; Type AB has both sugars. Type O doesn’t have any sugars...

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"Apsara-upgraded", a nuclear reactor becomes operational at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

A swimming pool type research reactor "Apsara-upgraded", of higher capacity was born at Trombay on Tuesday at 18:41 hrs. This comes nearly sixty-two years after Apsara, the first research nuclear reactor in Asia, came into existence. According to information provided by Department of Atomic Energy, the reactor, made indigenously, uses plate type dispersion fuel elements made of Low Enriched Uranium (LEU). By virtue of higher neutron flux, this reactor will increase indigenous production or radio-isotopes ..

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Cordless phones, mouse, keyboards.. And now it’s ‘Lensless Camera’!

Nowadays technology has been so advanced that we have seen cordless phones, cordless mouse, cordless keyboards etc but have you heard about lensless camera? One will think that the question itself is irrelevant as no camera can capture image without a lens but science has produced such camera which can function very smoothly without a lens, have a look...

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ISRO to set up its ground base in North Pole

Our Space Organization known as ISRO has recently announced about its manned spacecraft in Space named Gaganyaan. Along with this ISRO has also decided to set up its ground base at our globe's one of the ends that is the North Pole...

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By giving people the power to share, we're making the world more transparent…

Mark Zuckerberg..

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India to join hands with France for its Gaganyaan Programme

‘India and France will join hands for India’s Gaganyaan programme for manned space flight before 2022’ this was announced during the 6th edition of the biennial Bengaluru Space Expo inaugurated by ISRO Chairman Dr. K Sivan in Bengaluru today...

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These autonomous drones could herd birds away from airports

Bird strikes on aircraft may be rare, but not so rare that airports shouldn’t take precautions against them. But keeping birds away is a difficult proposition: How do you control the behavior of flocks of dozens or hundreds of birds? Perhaps with a drone that autonomously picks the best path to do so...

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NASA to dig the Red Planet’s interior & learn about its volcanoes

The Red Planet has some of the tallest mountains in the solar system. They include Olympus Mons, a volcano nearly three times the height of Everest. It borders a region called the Tharsis plateau, where three equally awe-inspiring volcanoes dominate the landscape...

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United Arab Emirates to send first astronauts into space

The United Arab Emirates has selected its first two astronauts to go on a mission to the International Space Station. Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum named the new astronauts as Hazza al-Mansouri, 34, and 37-year-old Sultan al-Neyadi. Writing on Twitter, he said the duo "raise the bar of ambitions for future Emirati generations"...

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With need of being tech savvy, Artificial Intelligence has its own share of ethical risks to tackle

With pitching Artificial Intelligence as the next big thing, Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to increase the efficacy of existing discriminatory measures. This pumps up the possibility of ethical risks pertaining to AI...

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This robot spider could one day be used in medical procedures

Roboticists are envisioning a future in which soft, animal-inspired robots can be safely deployed in difficult-to-access environments, such as inside the human body or in spaces that are too dangerous for humans to work, in which rigid robots cannot currently be used...

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Meet your new A.I.-powered best friend - Vector

Vector is the most advanced home robot ever made—at a price that means you can actually bring him home. He begins to fulfill the promise of living with robots in ways we’ve only seen in science-fiction movies. He’s a curious little guy who is aware of his surroundings. He can see, hear, and feel, allowing him to react naturally to the world around him...

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ISRO to outsource production of Polar and Small Launch Vehicles to private Industries

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will outsource the production of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and Small Satellite Launch Vehicles to private Industries. The Indian Space agency Chairman K Sivan informed media persons in Bengaluru on Wednesday that private industries will play a major role in capacity building...

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India to unfurl tricolor in space by 2022; details of Gaganyaan project announced

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) unveiled India's Gaganyaan programme for manned space flight before 2022 as announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Independence Day...

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Like what you do… and then you will do your best…

Katherine Johnson..

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx begins asteroid operations campaign

After an almost two-year journey, NASA’s asteroid sampling spacecraft, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx), caught its first glimpse of asteroid Bennu last week and began the final approach toward its target. Kicking off the mission’s asteroid operations campaign on Aug. 17, the spacecraft’s PolyCam camera obtained the image from a distance of 1.4 million miles (2.2 million km). ..

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Meet ‘ERICA’, a conversational robot with enhanced listening skill

With advancement in every sector, the major development is seen in technology. In a latest, scientists have upgraded a conversational human like robot, giving it a greater ability to have a natural dialogue with people by enhancing its listening skills...

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Indian-American scientist Chander Mohan finds simple way to predict IBD

An Indian-American scientist has identified as many as 50 protein biomarkers that can non-invasively detect inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - a gut disorder that leads to diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and weight loss...

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Limits of ‘Possible’ can only be defined by going beyond them into ‘Impossible’…

DR VR Lalithambika..

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This scientific boon can track tumours, ingestible implants

Scientists have developed a wireless 'in-body GPS' system that can pinpoint the location of ingestible implants and track tumors inside the body. In animal tests, the team demonstrated that the system dubbed ReMix can track the implants with centimeter-level accuracy. Similar implants could be used to deliver drugs to specific regions in the body...

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Chandrayaan-I fetches water ice on surface of Moon; NASA applauds

Chandrayaan-I has got a victory while exploring Moon as it has found frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon's Polar Regions. According to the study published in the journal PNAS, the ice deposits are patchily distributed and could possibly be ancient...

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Want to have cool air like AC in your house with zero electric? Look in how

Scorching summer heat leads to burden on our pockets as we tend to buy Air Conditioners which will rise up the numbers on our electricity bill amount and even it would affect our environment too but science has created something which will give your room same temperatures as Ac gives without any electricity and any kind of effect on the environment...

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Wi-Fi can be used to detect bombs efficiently and cheaply

You probably use Wi-Fi on the regular to connect your smartphone, computer, or other electronic devices to the glory of the world wide web. But soon, that same technology could also keep you safe in real-life public areas...

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ISRO moves ahead for a new world record; to launch 50 satellites in next three year

With an aim to meet the growing demand for space applications in India, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a total of 50 satellites including a second outing to the Moon and two test flights of a new rocket-small satellite launch vehicle (SSLV)...

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New milestone coming soon! ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-2 with a lander and a rover to the moon on Jan 3 next year

India is all set to welcome next year in a unique way with launching its second lunar mission "Chandrayaan-2" and achieve a new milestone in the world of space science. Notably, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its second lunar mission "Chandrayaan-2" on January 3 next year to land on the moon with a lander and rover. ISRO Chairman K. Sivan while talking to media on Sunday said that the space agency is aiming to launch the mission on January 3 next year but the window to land ..

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NASA’s historic ‘Parker Solar Probe’ to study our ‘Sun’; countdown to launch on August 12

People around the world look up and see our Sun every day. But through a space telescope, it looks nothing like it does from down on the ground. The surface dances with arches of solar material that reach up into the solar atmosphere – an environment of charged particles and magnetic fields, unlike anything we experience on Earth...

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ISRO rises high! so far launched 237 foreign satellites belonging to other countries using PSLV

As on date, 237 foreign satellites belonging to international customers from 29 countries have been successfully launched using PSLV. This was said by DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, Minister Jitendra Singh said that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been launching national satellites meant for meeting the earth observation, communication and navigational requirements of the country to cater to various societal needs...

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Astronaut Sunita Williams in 'Get Set Go' mode for NASA’s first commercial flight

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA who will fly the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules, starting next year...

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Get outside TONIGHT to see Mars as it approaches Earth closer than it has been in 15 years!

Skygazers! Good news for you our solar system’s red planet, Mars will make the closest approach to Earth in the last fifteen years, today. One can catch Mars in the night sky when the two planets will be just 57.6 million kilometers apart...

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Edit, save scanned documents in 7 Indian languages with this software ‘e-Aksharayan’

A desktop software e-Aksharayan to enable editing of text printed on scanned documents and it can be downloaded for free from its website has been launched on Monday by IT ministry...

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These underwater robots will create detailed map of marine microbes

Science has brought another invention which brings news that soon we will be able to collect data on the microbes that live in, and move through, the ocean through a fleet of autonomous vehicles...

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Beauty in disguise! Have a glimpse of what the cameras have captured #BloodMoon2018

Midnight of July 27 and 28 witnessed the longest ever lunar eclipse of the century which converted Earth’s bright shiny satellite into big red ball popularly known as blood moon which was visible in most of the parts of the world. In India, it started at 11.54 pm of July 27 which lasted till 3.39 am today. These many hours were of excitement for the skygazers as they experienced something very special. Many people were seen with the camera to capture of the lunar eclipse. Have a look at these beautiful ..

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Artificial Intelligence helps scientists discover new viruses

Viruses are all around us, and we currently haven’t classified even a fraction of that huge and diverse population. The tiny organisms that can only survive inside a living host can wreak havoc on our bodies, but that’s not the only reason researchers are so compelled by them. We now know that viruses could be playing a part in “non-viral diseases” such as liver cirrhosis, or even chronic fatigue syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease but we still don’t understand how...

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Be ready with your binoculars, telescopes to witness the beauty of tonight’s lunar eclipse

Skygazer! Be ready with your binoculars and telescopes to catch the beauty of tonight’s Lunar Eclipse. Over the night of July 27 and early hours of 28, you will witness a blood moon, estimated to be the longest of its kind in a hundred years. During this event, the Earth will cast its shadow on the Moon that will radiate a scarlet red colour. The longest lunar eclipse of the century will be visible in two parts; first being a total lunar eclipse, followed by a partial eclipse...

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Red Planet shows its new feature: Presence of liquid water lake in such a cold condition, know how!

Red Planet, Mars is slowly giving us signals of being not only our neighbor planet but can be a neighbor with living creatures too as a massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water - and maybe even life - exists there...

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Grab it now; these affordable & accessible apps give voice to children with speech disorder!

With growing advancements in technology and innovative ideas, there are few technical innovations that have helped people and children with speech disorder. Innovative technology in the form of apps and software has enabled diagnosis of various speech disorders like Speech Language Delays, Voice Disorders, Stuttering, Unclear speech and more...

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Skygazers! Good news for you: Mars to meet Earth closely the next week

Skygazers! Good news for you our solar system’s red planet, Mars will make the closest approach to Earth in the last fifteen years, next week. One can catch Mars in the night sky when the two planets will be just 57.6 million kilometers apart on 31st July...

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This clever smartphone attachment will show if water or air is contaminated

Do you know that how much fine dust is around you in the atmosphere in the place where you are living or by seeing waterbodies nearby can you tell how much the water is contaminated? No? Then your phone can help you out to measure the quantity of fine dust present in the air and quality of the air too and also with a snap of a picture, you can tell that it’s contaminated by this small device to be attached...

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NASA launches online toolkit to promote commercial use of satellite data

NASA has launched an online toolkit to make it easier for users to find, analyse and utilise the most relevant satellite data for their research, business projects or conservation efforts...

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Apps to walk on Aadhaar lines! Ought to collect minimal data

Hold on before you enter any details on apps. If you do so think again! In the wake of growing misleads and misinformation in this digital world, the TRAI pitched in to collect minimal data from apps just like UIDAI does to give 12-digit Aadhar numbers to people. ..

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With qualification of Vikas Engine, ISRO to improve payload capability of PSLV and GSLV series launch vehicles

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday successfully qualified a high thrust version of the Vikas Engine through a ground test for the duration of 195 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri, Tamilnadu...

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Here is the future of an aircraft: A Boeing which gets detached, can run on tracks and fly in air, have a look

Watching a plane’s wings detach isn’t something you want to see in today’s air travel. But that just might be where airplanes are headed, according to one tech CEO...

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Moon to have new guest next year and that is Israel!

Only three nations have ever landed on the Moon — the U.S., China, and Russia. But a fourth is just about ready to join the list that is Israel...

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International Balloon Challenge knocks the door of Rajasthan; young space lovers to get a chance to enter their dream world

The Rajasthan government is all set to organize an International Balloon Challenge on July 25-26 this year in collaboration with Space Kidz India. Notably, the aim of International Balloon Challenge is to provide a chance for all young space lovers to enter their dream world...

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ISRO tests crew escape system for human spaceflight

India took another step forward with its human spaceflight program, as ISRO tested the crew escape system for its crew capsule in an emergency pad abort situation. The test lasted about 220 seconds, during a two-hour window that opened at 06:00 local time (00:30 UTC)...

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Want to report on violation during election? Connect to “cVIGIL” and place your complaint

Living in a democratic country, the ultimate power lies with the citizen of the country, in this perspective the Election Commission has launched an app called as ‘cVIGIL’ to report any violation or hat take place during elections...

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Enabling world class facility, funicular trolley provides easy access to seek blessings at Saptashrungi Gad

The much awaited hi-tech advances seen in the technological era, Maharashtra have opened its gates to seek blessings of Aai (mother) at the Saptashrungi Gad in Nasik. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the first funicular trolley in Saptashringi Gad for the benefit of the devotees. ..

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Science discovers ‘500 million years old gene’ that strengthens human immunity system

Scientists have identified the gene that strengthens the human immunity system. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia identified the gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body's immune response to infection including cancer and diabetes...

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Asteroid hunter Hayabusa2 reaches to asteroid Ryugu; watches it from a distance of around 40km

From now on, Hayabusa2 will stay near Ryugu, observe the asteroid, release the lander and rovers, touch down and perform the impact experiment. Since these mission operations differ considerably from the activities prior to arrival, we created a new mission logo for Hayabusa2, tells JAXA...

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Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Object Gets Unexpected Speed Boost

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Scientists found a galaxy with almost no dark matter; here’s what that means

Roughly 65 million light-years away from Earth is a galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2 (DF2 for short). But DF2 may as well be called F-U because that’s what it’s saying to scientists who thought they understood galaxies, dark matter, and really anything about our universe...

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NASA accepts one of the biggest engineering challenges; will send helicopter to fly in unusual atmosphere of Mars

Now NASA is heading towards sending a helicopter which can fly in thin martian air and take it a step ahead in Mar’s exploration, findings and research. It will deliver a groundbreaking technology demonstration: the first helicopter to ever fly on a planetary body other than Earth. This Mars Helicopter will demonstrate the first controlled, powered, sustained flight on another world. It could also pave the way for future missions that guide rovers and gather science data and images at locations previously ..

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Want to know when you might die? Google can answer your query

It is said that birth and death is in God’s hands. No one can predict that when a person will die or will take birth. But this can be proved partially wrong as Google’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon be predicting a person’s death with 95% percent accuracy...

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Astronomers discovered three planets in an entirely new way

We have lots of ways to detect planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. Some planets are close enough that we can see them just by looking at the night sky, while others are only detectable using powerful telescopes. Some we can’t see at all — we only know they exist through to indirect evidence. We may see dips in the brightness of a distant star that could indicate the passing of an orbiting planet or changes in a star’s color that could hint at the gravitational pull of one...

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Longest ever Spacewalker ‘Spacegem Peggy Whitson’ retires from NASA

NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, retired on Friday less than a year after returning from her last and longest spaceflight...

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AI that just needs a few snapshots to make 3D models of its surroundings

Google’s new type of artificial intelligence algorithm can figure out what things look like from all angles — without needing to see them...

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Will NASA’s opportunity survive a massive dust storm after 15 years Mars‘Vaas’?

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity is facing hindrance in its work because of a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun. For now, Mars’ oldest working rover is stuck in the middle of the raging storm, in round-the-clock darkness...

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Now Science knows the birth of first stars in the universe

Many times we look into the sky at the stars or sun and think that when they might have originated etc but now the science has its answer. Using a compact radio antenna 10 years in the making, researchers have discovered evidence of the oldest suns in the known universe. They’ve published their findings in Nature...

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Indian Scientists discovers big brother of Earth: K2-236 planet 27 times bigger than ours

Our Indian Scientists took the space science a step ahead by finding out a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size exoplanet, which is about 27 times the mass of Earth and six times the radius of Earth. The planet revolves around a Sun-like star, some 600 light years away from Earth. The team of scientists belongs to the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad...

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India to soon start producing first indigenous Lithium-Ion batteries

India will soon start producing first indigenous Lithium Ion batteries. A memorandum of understanding for transfer of technology for India’s first Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Battery project was signed on Sunday between CSIR’s Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu and RAASI Solar Power Pvt Ltd...

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NASA puts two steps forward in search for life on Mars: Swelling, shrinking methane on Martian land raises hopes of life on red planet

Since many time NASA is in the search mode of life on the Red Planet (Mars). Till now it has not been possible that it could find any Aliens but yes NASA was successful to put two steps forward in its mission to find life as it has detected organic molecules at the harsh surface of Mars! And what’s important about this is it now has a lot more certainty that there are organic molecules preserved at the surface of Mars. It didn’t know that before...

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NASA’s imaginative mission: To study Venus from a Floating Research Colony

Venus is not a hospitable place for humans. The planet is covered in thick, billowing sulfuric acid clouds, underneath which temperatures reach nearly a thousand degrees Fahrenheit. If you were unfortunate enough to stand on Venus’ volcano-spotted surface, you would feel 100 times more pressure than you would be standing on the surface of our own planet, in large part due to its atmosphere...

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India soars high with pride: Nuclear capable “Agni-5” ballistic missile successfully test-fired

Shooting high on success, India on Sunday successfully test fired the Long-range ballistic missile Agni-5 from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island (Wheeler Island) at the Odisha coast proving its reliability. This is the sixth successful test of the missile and the second in its pre-induction configuration...

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Smart Roads: Can sense traffic, accidents and can call ambulance too

Smart phones, smart fridges, smart cities — everything is increasingly connected to everything else. The internet-of-things revolution has brought new (and often frivolous) features to the most mundane of everyday objects. But you know one thing it might actually help us to have synced up? our road system...

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NASA believes in ‘Share and Evolve’: Makes all the research articles absolutely free and accessible for everyone

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Indian Space Research Organization ISRO seeks to push up the mission of launching 12 to 18 rockets every year as it is hunting for the participation of industries in the endeavour and wanted them to launch rockets by 2020, a top official in Mahendragiri-Headquartered ISRO Propulsion Complex, said on Wednesday...

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Embarking the mission to explore the far dark side of moon, China successfully launches its relay satellite

Aiming to achieve a far reaching idea of exploring various depths of space, China has successfully launched a relay satellite designed to establish a communication link between the Earth and a lunar probe planned to land on the far side of the Moon. The satellite was launched on early Monday morning. ..

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No Electricity? Then produce your own with the help of this machine

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The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has prepared an Atomic Clock which will be used in Navigation Satellites (GPRS). With this help, we can get accurate location of any GPS based item. Significantly, before this, ISRO had to purchase an atomic clock from European Aerospace Manufacturer Astrium for its navigation satellite, but this indigenous Atomic clock is currently in the test period...

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NASA all decked up for InSight Mars Lander Launch; Watch this space for live coverage

While Californians are in deep sleep, NASA is all decked up for launching InSight spacecraft to Mars. Heading to the early morning launch, this happens to be the first mission to explore Mars' deep interior. All the best!..

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Beware Fugitives! This car trap won’t spare you to escape

We have many times either on TV or in reality that Police is running to catch the thieves who are trying to escape by car or something but now there is an invention or system which will help the authorities to catch these fugitives or even it can be boon to put a chain on those who like road-rashing or rough fast driving on roads...

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We have often heard and learnt about the cells, which forms an integral part of the human body! But we have always been curious about what goes into a cell? Ain’t it true? Here is the video which will mesmerize you!..

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No Flush, No Water, No Sewage Line; this new toilet will solve many environment problems

Developed countries are so used to indoor plumbing; they rarely give it a second thought, and certainly don't consider it a luxury. But for many, many people around the world, improper sanitation is a leading cause of disease with enormous consequences on health and safety. A company called change:WATER labs is trying to make a difference for the billions of people who don't have clean toilets with this astonishing innovation...

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There are chances of life on Pluto!

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And the search begins! NASA successfully blasts off ‘alien-planet hunter’- TESS into high orbit

And the search begins! On Wednesday, NASA with the back of SpaceX has successfully blasted off its TESS Spacecraft- A new exo-planet hunting telescope into high Earth orbit. SpaceX launched the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS – with the launch on the Falcon 9 rocket...

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Google to provide 'confidential mode' soon on its mailing service

Tech giant Google is set to launch a new security layer for its mailing service Gmail that will help users to purge a mail or text after a period of time. The 'confidential mode' will enable users to set a passcode to open emails, which will be generated through text message. In addition, one can set expiration date for sent emails. The new Gmail mode will available after its revamp...

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ISRO successfully carries out final orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I

The Indian Space Research Organization successfully carried out its fourth and final orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I navigation satellite on Sunday. The IRNSS-1I is the eighth satellite in the constellation, with seven others already in space, which is part of the navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) system — originally called Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System or IRNSS. This system will provide Indian land-based users indigenous positioning and navigation services...

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One of the biggest marquee mobile, internet and technology events in Asia: “India Mobile Congress 2018” is going to be held this year under the theme: “NEW DIGITAL HORIZONS: Connect. Create. Innovate.” IMC 2018 aims at building ideas, forging lasting Industry relationships, showcasing leading-edge mobile technology and product trends, and providing sectorial insights and impactful solutions...

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Using technology to serve passengers: Railways seeks to use ‘Chatbots’ for solving queries

To deal with train related queries quickly and enhance customer experience, Railways opts for using ‘Chatbots’. A chatbot is a computer programme that simulates human conversation through voice commands or text chats, or both, using AI...

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Modern Science and India’s Universal Wisdom

Of course, for various reasons I was also brought up with less respect for the country. If one asks why, then it requires me to write pages after pages. The reasons are mostly absurd and unpleasantly paradoxical. This strange characteristic of India we hardly find in any other countries...

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Google launches ‘Desi Version’ of assistant in India

Google has launched Google Home and Home Mini Smart Speakers in India. Google Home can do many tasks. Google Assistant possesses Ai. Due to AI, they can be done from Daily News to checking their emails and till the time schedule...

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ISRO marks another achievement, successfully puts IRNSS-1l navigation satellite into orbit

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1I (IRNSS-1I) from Sriharikota during the early hours on Thursday...

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Countdown ticks as ISRO set to launch IRNSS-1I satellite tomorrow

Following the failure of the GSAT-6A which had lost contact with the ground, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a positive launch of the PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I. The launch is expected to be held on Thursday morning, at 04:04 AM...

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Meet TESS: NASA’s new hunter to probe alien life, new worlds existing in our massive universe

Do aliens exist out there in our solar system? We have always been curious about who else exist in universe besides us! Now scientists are hoping to find out if it lies on our cosmic doorstep. NASA is set to launch TESS – the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite – which will orbit high above the Earth searching for potentially habitable planets beyond the solar system. TESS is going on a hunt for alien planets...

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ALERT! Global cyber-attack affects 2,00,000 router switches globally

A global cyber-attack has left 2,00,000 routers leaving 55,000 devices in the US and 14,000 in China affected. Apart from US and China 3,500 routers and data centres in Iran have been affected by the cyber-attacks...

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Want to send your names to our hottest star, The Sun? Then buy a hot ticket and you will be the lucky one to see your names flashing near the Sun...

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Techno Swachch Abhiyaan: After Kerala, 5 more ‘Bandicoot’ robots to clean Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

Anyone remembers that Kerala has gone hi-tech to push the ‘cleanliness’ drive! After ‘Bandicoot’ robot, Kerala based Start-up Genorobotics is about to unveil five more ‘Bandicoot’ robots for cleaning sewer holes, including for pilot projects in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu...

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Escape the Earth soon: Dreams of spending nights amidst galaxy to come true!

Who all wish to spend their nights being a part of our galaxy? Wish to see our Earth from up there? Those auroras? Sunlight? Soon you’re set to spend your vacations up in space! Yes!..

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From Mumbai’s slum to ISRO: Pursuing her dreams, Divyashree Shinde joins the league of space research

When we give examples of inspirations to the world, Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams who are the names which are the pride of India. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams were the first two Indian origin women to fly to space. Here is one more rising inspiration- Divyashree Shinde from Borivali’s slum area secured herself to become a part of Indian Space Research Organization. Congratulations!..

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Another gadget in the voice to text league, helps you ‘talk’ to your computer without words

Hey you! Ever wish your technology was more intrusive? You love voice-to-text, but it’s just too public? Don’t worry, the researchers have got you something more innovative which will help you put your thoughts to words and then to text. Naming it as AlterEgo, this gadget will undoubtedly give competition to its counterparts. ..

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Facebook bans dozens of Russia-linked accounts to stop manipulation during elections

Sighting the outlook to stop the malice of swaying public opinion on Facebook during the U.S. Presidential Elections, Facebook has announced that it has removed from multiple platforms accounts and pages controlled by Russia's Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency...

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The show is not over yet Astrophilians! Curiosity rises as 3 more satellites likely to crash on earth this week

The world experienced China's spacecraft Tiangong-1, which had lost control re-entered earth's atmosphere only to burn up over the South Pacific. So if you think we are done with it, hold on there. It’s hardly the last spacecraft that will have a dive to earth. In fact, by the end of the week, three more are expected to re-enter the atmosphere...

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On Top! India becomes second largest mobile producer replacing Vietnam

India's mobile phone users have been increasing by the day, various reports suggest the same and now, another study points at the fact that Indian mobile manufacturing industry is leaving no stone unturned to meet the ever-expanding demand.India stands second in the world in mobile phone production after China. According to a report by the Indian Cellular Association, India replaced Vietnam to become the second largest producer of mobile phones in 2017. ..

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Don’t lose your hopes! ISRO chief confirms chances of retrieving the lost contact of ambitious GSAT-6A

Right after the news of the aspiring GSAT-6A losing contact came into news; efforts have been underway to retrieve it back. Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chairman Dr K Sivan on Sunday confirmed that the space agency's communication link with the recently launched Gsat-6A got retorted but said the space agency was trying to re-establish contact with the advanced communication satellite. ..

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Chinese space station ‘Tiangong-1’ burns up over South Pacific; Want to have a look?

Chinese spacecraft Tiangong-1, which had lost control re-entered earth's atmosphere only to burn up over the South Pacific. The 34.1-foot space vehicle was built earlier by China in 2011 as a part of its space plans. However, no large pieces of the Tiangong-1 hit the earth...

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Recently launched, ISRO loses communication with GSAT-6A

Creating history with the launch of GSAT-6A satellite via the GSLV from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Indian Space Research Organisation has built up a lot of curiosity among the people. Unfortunately, things are not quite well as it assumed to be. ISRO confirmed it today afternoon that communication with GSAT-6A, the country's newest communication satellite, was lost after the second firing of the on-board engine, which was performed on Saturday...

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NASA's next Mars lander ‘InSight’ on mission to understand our Earth

NASA's next Mars lander InSight, set to launch May 5 at earliest from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, will bring a trio of powerful instruments to measure the wobbles, quakes and heat that reveal what's going on deep inside the Red Planet — and perhaps offer insight into how Earth formed, as well...

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Feed your curiosity about how ISRO launched GSAT-6A satellite with this Onboard Camera Video!

India’s Space Organization ISRO in its successful launch of GSAT-6A satellite raised a bar higher on Thursday. Everyone has curiosity to watch the how and what of when it comes to the launching of satellites! Here is the onboard camera video GSLV-F08 shared by Indian Space Research Organization. ..

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ISRO shot high its GSAT-6A resonating communication satellite from Sriharikota

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has yet again created history by launching the GSAT-6A satellite via the GSLV from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota...

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The Launch of ISRO's - GSLV-F08 / GSAT-6A Satellite from SHAR, Sriharikota

The Launch of ISRO's - GSLV-F08 / GSAT-6A Satellite from SHAR, Sriharikota..

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China's 7000-kg space station ‘Tiangong-1’ to crash into Earth this week

Breaking down into several big pieces, Chinese space station weighing over 7 tonnes will crash into our planet on or around April 1. Chinese authorities are monitoring its move, it could crash in a northern US state such as Michigan...

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Do you know! Over 80% of Indians internet users browse Youtube

Google India has said that over 80% of internet users in the country of all age groups are accessing YouTube. The company added that the video platform has touched 225 million monthly active users on the mobile phone alone...

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Countdown begins! ISRO set to launch GSAT-6A: High power S-band communication satellite

Countdown begins! Indian Space Research Organization ISRO set to launch GSAT-6A, a high power S-band communication satellite i.e. on March 29. The satellite will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques. These are useful in satellite-based mobile communication applications...

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In the Name of Science!

The protest in the name of Science -'March for Science- was held on 9 August 2017 to project that the present political dispensation is propagating unscientific, obscurantist ideas and religious intolerance. Many amongst us restrict our heritage to the conservative medieval practices...

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Science finds out Oxygen on Moon

Have you ever heard that oxygen is present on Moon? Someone will tell that the question is not valid how can oxygen be there on the moon? But this is true scientists have found out life supporting gas on Moon...

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Enabling easy service, Microsoft unravels its ‘Garage’ for customers

Have you ever heard about an electronic garage? No, then here is one for you. Microsoft today formally opened the "Microsoft Garage" at its India Development Centre (IDC) in Hyderabad. The idea behind opening the Garage is like a source that supports experimentation and encourages problem solving in new and innovative ways. It ultimately aims at empowering people to achieve more. ..

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ISRO–BHEL Tie up for the Production of Space Grade Lithium-Ion Cells

In order to produce Space Grade Lithium-Ion Cells which is a power source for satellite, ISRO has entered into a Technology Transfer Agreement (TTA) with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), which is one of the country’s leading PSUs, to transfer the technology for the manufacture of space grade Li-Ion cells. The TTA was signed at ISRO Headquarters, Bengaluru yesterday in the presence of Dr. K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO and Atul Sobti, Chairman & Managing Director, BHEL...

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ISRO set to launch GSAT-6A: High power S-band communication satellite on 29 March

As a gift for the fiscal year ending, Indian Space Research Organization ISRO set to launch GSAT-6A, a high power S-band communication satellite i.e. on March 29. The satellite will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques. These are useful in satellite-based mobile communication applications. ..

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Make in India: ISRO-BHEL join hands to manufacture Li-Ion Cell for satellite

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has entered into a Technology Transfer Agreement (TTA) with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) to transfer the technology for the manufacture of space grade Li-Ion cells...

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Zuckerberg vows to enhance Facebook`s security features ahead of Indian polls

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has stated that the app's security features would be fortified prior to the polls in India. In a damage control mode, Zuckerberg announced a slew of measures aimed to secure the platform further...

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ALERT! These Chinese Apps steal all your information, uninstall immediately

Indian Army has come up with a second batch of malicious apps developed by Chinese firms, against which the Ministry of Defence has issued a directive. The Ministry urged people, specifically Army Personals not to use these apps and immediately delete from their smartphones or reformat their devices altogether...

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‘Smart India Hackathon’ on its way to bloom the creativity out of young minds across India

Much awaited ‘Smart India Hackathon 2018- Software edition Grand Finale’ is set to roll out on March 30-31 across India. Harnessing the creativity and skillset of bright young minds Smart India Hackathon aims to lead the nation towards fruitful development...

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Google’s $300 million new initiative to fight fake news

Google has introduced a new initiative to support media industry by highlighting accurate journalism while fighting misinformation when important news breaks out and create new tools for journalists to make their jobs easier...

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Have a look at new and better way to make metal

Trying to find out another way of metal smelting? Then this a new and better way found out by researchers of metal smelting. In the quest for a more efficient liquid battery, MIT researchers have been able to discover a new and better method for metal smelting, one not as environmentally taxing as current methods...

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Enhancing ‘space ties’ as India, EU shake hands to share Earth observation data from mutual satellites

Taking ‘space ties’ a step ahead, India EU shake hands to share satellite data mutually. India and the European Union (EU) have signed an agreement that will enable them to share Earth observation data from each other's satellites. ..

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Amazons new device will assist you to pay rent, sent money to friends by voice commands

Availing services to its customer’s e-commerce has set a mark that has made things quite accessible for everyone. Under this purview, Amazon is trying to expand the capabilities of its Alexa-enabled devices like the Echo home speakers. Amazon Alexa is soon to introduce a system wherein people can pay rent, send money to friends through voice commands...

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Google India updates its features on address and navigation enabling regional language

Internet has made things way to accessible for the people. Adding up to the many advantages available, Google India has updated its features on Maps. Making it easy for users to find addresses and navigate, Google India on Tuesday announced a swing of updates and features on Maps, including "Voice Navigation" in six additional regional languages...

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No need for big machines to scan your whole body here is the smallest solution

What a smartphone can do? It can be used for what? Usually people say to play games, songs, videos, internet purposes or to use any app etc but do you know that your smartphone can act as a medical instrument?..

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