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NASA Completes Review of Space Launch System

For the first time in almost 40 years, a NASA human-rated rocket has completed all steps needed to clear a critical design review (CLR)....

First Mobile Weather Alerting Platform Launched

IBM and The Weather Company launched the India’s first mobile alerting platform that will deliver weather alerts without internet. The technology uses peer-to-peer connections on...

World’s First Dengue Vaccine

World's first dengue vaccine 'Dengvaxia' has received approval in 14 countries. Recent approvals were granted in Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. Mexico, the Philippines, Brazil, El Salvador,...

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...

Global Maps of Earth at Night Released

NASA scientists have released new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across...

Aegis Ashore Missile Defence System

The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System (Aegis BMD or ABMD) is a United States Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency program developed to provide...

Orbital ATK’s 7th Cargo Flight to Space Station Launched

The International Space Station will be capable of dozens of new scientific investigations from NASA and around the world when Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft...

Genetically Engineered Mouse Created

Scientists at the University of British Columbia have genetically engineered a mouse that does not become addicted to cocaine. The mice they created had higher...

Three Astronauts Landed Safely on Earth

In Kazakhstan, three astronauts landed safely following a 115-day mission aboard the International Space Station. They included: NASA’s Rubins, Roscosmos’ Anatoly Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi...

Juno Spacecraft Lost Its Computer

NASA's Juno spacecraft has lost its main computer and science instruments shortly before it was due to make an orbital pass near Jupiter. The glitch...

List of Science Cities Setup by Government of India

The following Science Cities have been set up by Ministry of Culture through National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), an Autonomous Organisation under the...

AYUSH-QOL-2C To Reduce Side Effects

The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has developed an anti-diabetic drug AYUSH-82. License has been granted to eight firms through National Research...

Genetic Code Of Red Blood Cells Discovered

Every individual has a unique genetic code, which is a complete instruction manual describing exactly how all the cells in the body are formed....

Falcon 9 Rocket Launch on Dec 19

Current Affairs: SpaceX announced plans to launch its Falcon 9 on December 19. It is SpaceX's first mission since a massive explosion after liftoff...