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Scientists Develops Solar-Powered Water Purifier

Scientists at the University at Buffalo in the USA have developed a small-scale  solar-powered purifier, which could provide a highly efficient and inexpensive way to...

Scientists Create Artificial Mouse ‘Embryo’

Scientists from University of Cambridge have succesfully created a structure resembling a mouse embryo in culture, using two types of stem cells -- the body's 'master...

Scientists Published Cosmic Census

Scientists from National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and Princeton University has published a "cosmic census" of a large swath of the night sky containing...

3770 Million Years Old Remains of Organisms Found

In a Report published in Nature, remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered by an international team led by UCL...

Technology Transfer Agreement on Nitrogen Steel

Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad, a premier research laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (JSHL) signed...

India Develops 20 High-Yielding Varieties of Plant Species

Three institutes of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun, have developed 20 high-yielding varieties of plant species. The Variety Releasing Committee...

World’s Largest Adrenal Tumour Removed

Doctors in India have successfully removed world’s largest adrenal tumour from the body of 55-year-old Ashwini Marwah, who had been steadily gaining weight over...

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...

Scientists Discover Star TRAPPIST-1

Astronomers have found the star, known as TRAPPIST-1. It is a small, dim celestial body in the constellation Aquarius. It is located about 40...

Highly Toxic VX-Nerve Agent in News

Malaysia says, Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent. Kim died after two women accosted...

World’s First Prototype Exascale Supercomputer

China has started to build a new-generation supercomputer that is expected to be 10 times faster than the current world champion. This year, China is...

Seven New Frog Species Discovered in India

Scientists from India have discovered seven new frog species belonging to the genus Nyctibatrachus, commonly known as Night Frogs. This find is a result of...

NASA Creates New Space Research Institutes

NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending...

‘Bullet Proof’ Shield for Police Created

Scientists at at Brigham Young University (BYU) in the United States have created an origami-inspired, lightweight bulletproof shield that can protect law enforcement officials...