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Commitment to realising International Linear Collider

On October 25, particle physicists expressed their strong commitment to realising the International Linear Collider (ILC) in Japan. Gathered in Arlington, Texas, United States,...

In conflict settings, mental disorders higher

According to new prevalence estimates of mental disorders in conflict settings by the World Health Organisation, one in five people living in an area...

Protein music! – Frontline

Markus Buehler and others at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a system to convert the molecular structures of proteins, the basic building...

Human sperm viable in space

There was no substantive difference between the range of sperm characteristics observed in frozen sperm samples exposed to microgravity and in those maintained in...

Painkiller ban to save vultures likely

The Government of India banned “Diclofenac and its formulations for veterinary use” in July 2008 with a view to conserving vultures and, in July...

Ineffective antivenoms for snakebites – Frontline

A NEW study the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) carried out in collaboration with the Gerry Martin Project (Survey #1418/1419 Rathnapuri, Hunsur, Karnataka) and...

New sensor to test milk

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) have developed a simple paper-based sensor to assess the freshness of milk, and the method...

NASA probe sheds new light on the sun

NASA’S Parker Solar Probe has shed new light on the previously unknown and only theorised characteristics of the sun. The probe, launched in August...

Arctic warming linked to little-studied GHGs

A RECENT study by researchers at Columbia University has found that ozone depleting substances (ODSs)—long-lived artificial halogen compounds, such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydro-chlorofluorocarbons...

Samsung Galaxy M31s review: Impressive in every respect except performance

Samsung Galaxy M31s is a new smartphone in the South Korean electronics maker’s millennial-centric Galaxy M-series, launched in 2019 to take on Chinese rivals....

Bizarre objects near Milky Way black hole

ASTRONOMERS from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and W.M. Keck Observatory have discovered a new class of bizarre objects at the...

Microbes deep beneath the ocean floor

In a study published in a recent issue of “Nature”, scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) describe how micro-organisms survive in rocks...

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