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Scientists Bred Endangered Fish

Scientists from Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture (CIBA) scientists have bred Etroplus canarensis, a breed of fish assessed by the International Union of...

Technology to Track Global Fishing Launched

Leonardo DiCaprio unveiled a free technology that allows users to spy on global fishing practices in a bid to curb illegal activity in the...

Spacecraft Juno Exits From Safe Mode

Juno spacecraft of NASA on its mission at Jupiter has come out of safe mode. It has entered safe mode on October 18 when a...

Scientists Created Two-Dimensional Boron

Scientists has created a two-dimensional sheet of boron -- a material known as borophene. No bulk form of elemental boron has this metal-like behavior. Borophene,...

World’s First Therapeutic Dental Vaccine

Scientists have developed a therapeutic dental vaccine which could eliminate the need for surgery and antibiotics for severe gum disease. A team of dental scientists...

Next Generation Launch Vehicle ‘GSLV Mark III-D1’

The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch GSLV Mark III-D1 with a payload of four tonnes on June 5. At present, ISRO has the capability to...

Ring-Skimming Mission at Planet Saturn

NASA’s Saturn-orbiting spacecraft, Cassini, has begun an unprecedented mission to skim the planet’s rings. Cassini got a gravitational assist from Saturn’s big moon Titan. That...

Mission Surveyor 3 Lands on Moon Crater

Surveyor 3 is the third lander of the American uncrewed Surveyor program sent to explore the surface of the Moon. Launched on April 17, 1967,...

Seed Repository Established at Arctic

Scientists have setup a Seed Repository on an Arctic island. Around 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world, including India, have been deposited...

World’s Thinnest Hologram Created

An Australian-Chinese research team has created the world's thinnest hologram. Team led by RMIT University's Distinguished Professor Min Gu has designed a nano-hologram that is...

Odisha Gets Doppler Radar

Odisha got its first Doppler radar that will enable early and accurate forecast of cyclonic storms, excessive rainfall, thunderstorms and hailstorms. PK Mishra, additional principal...

IRNSS Fully Functional in 2016

According to ISRO Chairman A S Kiran, all seven satellites of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), will be in orbit by March...

SpaceX launches Climate Satellite

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California and put a Jason-3 climate-monitoring satellite into orbit. The first stage of the rocket made it...

Gum Diseases Genes Identified

Scientists from USA have identified 41 genes that causes gum diseases. In the study, the team "reverse-engineered" the gene expression data to build a map...

‘Verifiable Computing’ in News

Scientists, including of Indian origin, are developing a new chip that can detect malicious circuitry and prevent hardware viruses from sabotaging medical devices, and...

New Human Genome Editing System Discovered

Scientists has now identified a different CRISPR system with the potential for even simpler and more precise genome engineering. CRISPR sequences were first described in...

Achievements in Science and Technology

Science and Technology Initiatives by Indian Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) during 2016: Unit 1, (1000 MWe) of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) was dedicated...

NASA Cassini Probe Found Ice on Titan

NASA's Cassini probe has found a strange ice cloud over Titan that appears to be made up of compounds that barely exist in the...

Large Asteroid Passes Near to Earth

A peanut-shaped asteroid 1.3 kilometres (3,280 feet) across streaked past Earth, giving astronomers a rare chance to check out a big space rock up...

Latest Medicines Developed by DRDO

Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE), a Gwalior based laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed the following medicines and medical...

China Sends 2 Astronauts to Space

China has sent two astronauts into space on a spacecraft that will dock with a new experimental space station. The Shenzhou 11 mission, China's sixth...

Super Earth Found Near Sun

Scientists have discovered a new ‘super Earth’ planet with a mass around 5.4 times that of the Earth, orbiting a very bright star near...

Google’s New Undersea Cable in Asia

Google has started bringing online a new high-speed fibre optic undersea cable to speed up its services in Asia. It has speed of up to...

New Medical Colleges in India

Permission to new Medical Colleges/ increase of seats in existing medical colleges is governed under Section 10 A of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. The...

Bengaluru Metro Phase –I Project Dedicated to Nation

Namma Metro, also known as Bengaluru Metro, is a metro system serving the city of Bengaluru. It is currently the second longest operational metro...

Sweden Joins Global Movement Against Forced Labour

Sweden has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 , thereby reinforcing the global movement for combating forced labour in...