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Scientists Recreated ‘Primordial Soup’

Scientists have recreated the universe’s ‘primordial soup’ in miniature format by colliding lead atoms with extremely high energy in the world’s most powerful particle...

NASA Detect Jupiter Like Storm on Tiny Star

Astronomers using data from NASA's Spitzer and Kepler space telescopes have discovered a tiny star with a giant cloudy storm. The dark storm is...

New Elements Added to Periodic Table

Four new super-heavy chemical elements -- atomic numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118 -- recently added to the periodic table. The International Union for Pure...

Deep Brain Stimulator To Be Developed

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram (an institute of national importance under DST) have...

World’s First Malaria Vaccine in News

Having secured the funds for the initial phase of the deployment of the world’s first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that...

Know About New Atomic Power Plants in India

The Government has accorded ‘in principle’ approval for the sites at Gorakhpur in Haryana and Mahi Banswara in Rajasthan for setting up 4 reactors...

Tur Dal Genome Sequenced by Scientists

Team of 19 scientists have re-sequenced the genome or DNA of 292 pigeon pea (arhar dal or tur dal) varieties that would help in...

Elephant Genome Sequenced in India

A team of scientists from the Bangalore based Centre for Ecological Science at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Institute of...

Mycobacterial Protein of Tuberculosis Discovered

Tuberculosis (TB) has been a cause of misery for human beings from ancient times. For several decades scientists and doctors have been fighting an...

Newly Found Fishes Named after Obama

Scientists have named a newly discovered fish species after U.S. President Barack Obama. Scientists have found small maroon and gold fish species 300 feet deep...

Latest on Chandrayaan 2 Mission

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the Moon, is a totally indigenous mission comprising of Orbiter, Lander and Rover. The Orbiter and Rover flight systems are...

MAVEN Spacecraft Collision with Phobos Avoided

NASA’s Mars-orbiting MAVEN spacecraft was forced to perform a manoeuvre to avoid a head on collision with Mars' moon Phobos. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile...

New Species of Dinosaur Discovered

Latest in Science and Technology: Scientists have discovered a new species of 'horned' plant-eating dinosaur in China. The dinosaur species, Hualianceratops wucaiwanensis, stood on...

NASA Missions to Explore Early Solar System

NASA has selected two missions that have the potential to open new windows on one of the earliest eras in the history of our...

Protein That Boosts Rice Yield Identified

In collaboration with researchers at Nanjing Agricultural University, Dr Tony Miller from the John Innes Centre has developed rice crops with an improved ability...

Resupply Mission to Space Station Launched

Aerospace company Orbital ATK launched its sixth resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) by Antares rocket. The two-stage booster, powered by new engines...

New Irrigation Map of India Developed

Indian scientists from the Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat has developed the high-resolution maps of irrigated areas of India from 2000-2015. This...

Researches Find Protein To Fight Flu

Current Affairs: An international team of researchers have identified protein molecules that could be blocked to prevent flu viruses from multiplying effectively. They analysed datasets...

Jason 3 Satellite Collecting Sea Level Data

Scientists from the U.S. and Europe have a new eye in the sky monitoring the world's oceans. The Jason-3 satellite, launched on January 17,...

Laser Gravitational Wave Observatory in India

The Government has given ‘in-principle’ approval for setting up Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) in India. The LIGO-India project will establish a state-of-the-art gravitational...

India Becomes CERN Associate Member

India and European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) signed an agreement making India an Associate Member State of CERN. The agreement was signed by Dr....

Chandrayaan-2 Mission: Latest Update

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to deploy a rover on the lunar surface in the Chandrayaan-2 mission. The Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to...

Shenzhou Starts Journey Towards Earth

China's manned spaceflight Shenzhou-11 began its return to the Earth after separating from the Tiangong-2 space laboratory. Jing and Chen departed aboard the Shenzhou-11 from...

Venezuela Emergency Extended for 60 Days

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has extended a state of "economic emergency" for another 60 days. It has been extended for the fourth time. The state...

Energy Conservation Building Code 2017 Launched

Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines launched the Energy Conservation Building Code 2017 (ECBC 2017). Developed by...

Asian Junior Wrestling Championship Winners

India bagged five medals in the 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Taiwan. India’s gold came in the women’s 51 kilogram freestyle category through Puja. Further...