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Scientists Discovered New Geckos Species

Scientists have discovered a new species of geckos. The species, dubbed Geckolepis megalepis, possesses the largest scales of any gecko. The scales are attached by relatively...

Comet 45P Close to Earth

According to NASA, Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova will pass close to Earth in February 2017. Discovered in 1948, 45P is a short-period comet, with an orbit that...

Farthest Gamma-Ray Blazars Discovered

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has identified the farthest gamma-ray blazars. These are a type of galaxy whose intense emissions are powered by supersized black holes. Light...

New Data Transfer Efficiency Record Created

Researchers have set a new record in the transfer of information via superdense coding, a process by which the properties of particles like photons,...

White Dwarf Pulsar Discovered

An exotic binary star system 380 light-years away has been identified as an elusive white dwarf pulsar. Scientists from the South African Astronomical Observatory, have...

Three New Uranium Minerals Found

Three new uranium minerals are found in old uranium mines in southern Utah. They're bright, yellow and hard to find. Leesite, leószilárdite and redcanyonite are three...

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...

Japan Launches Kirameki-2 Satellite

Japan has launched its first communications satellite. The Kirameki-2 satellite lifted off on board an H-2A rocket from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. It...

India Test Fired Exo-Atmospheric Interceptor Missile

India successfully conducted a test wherein an incoming ballistic missile target was intercepted by an exo-atmospheric interceptor missile off the Bay of Bengal. With this...

First Indigenously Developed Jet Engine Launched

Intech DMLS Limited has launched the country's first indigenously developed jet engine series. With this India has become the first country in Asia and only...

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...

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...

List of Drugs Developed under AYUSH System

Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has developed anti-diabetic drug AYUSH-82 and AYUSH-SG for Rheumetoid Arthritis. Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH)...

Japanese Mission to Clear ‘Space Junk’ Fails

An experimental Japanese mission to clear ‘space junk’ or rubbish from the Earth’s orbit has ended in failure. Scientists at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency...