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NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar Mission

ISRO and NASA are working towards realisation of NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission by 2021. In the mission, NASA is responsible for development...

Scientists Alters Genes of Human Embryo

U.S. scientists from Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) have succeeded in altering the genes of a human embryo to correct a disease-causing mutation. Scientists...

Indian Venus Mission: Latest Information

The Indian Venusian orbiter mission is a proposed orbiter to Venus by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to study the atmosphere of Venus....

WB-57F Research Jet Planes of NASA

There is a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. It will last less than two and half minutes. The team of NASA-funded scientists in...

‘India Quake’ App for Earthquake Info Launched

Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr. Harshvardhan launched an app “India Quake” on the occasion of Foundation Day of Ministry of Earth Sciences...

List of Irradiation Facilities for Horticulture in India

The quantum of horticulture produce in India is large. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has been engaged in R&D work on the technology of...

Top 10 Latest Achievements in Space Sector by India

During the last three years (June 2014 to June 2017), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully accomplished 41 missions, which includes 19 launch...

Crop Varieties Developed Using Radiation Induced Mutagenesis

The use of radiation in agriculture has resulted in developing improved varieties of seeds resulting in increase in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of...

Know About Fast Breeder Reactors in India

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) has been carrying out a comprehensive R&D on sodium cooled fast breeder reactor technology for the past...

CRISPR Gene Editing Tool: What you Should Know?

“CRISPR” (pronounced “crisper”) stands for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, which are the hallmark of a bacterial defense system which forms the basis...

High Altitude Cloud Observatory Being Setup by India

A high altitude cloud physics observatory has been established at Munnar (Kerala), in Western Ghats, the region which is gateway for the monsoon of...

Smallest Star ‘EBLM J0555-57Ab’ Discovered

Scientists from University of Cambridge in the U.K have discovered the smallest star in the universe. It is called EBLM J0555-57Ab. It is located about...