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High Altitude Cloud Physics Observatory

A high altitude cloud physics observatory has been established at Munnar (Kerala), in Western Ghats, the region which is gateway for the monsoon of...

Actual Operational Satellites of India

The currently operational 42 satellites are being utilised to meet the requirements of resources monitoring, infrastructure planning, enabling weather forecasting, disaster management support, location...

Guardian of Genome Stability ‘Histone 1’

Histone H1 is one of the five main histone protein families which are components of chromatin in eukaryotic cells. Though highly conserved, it is...

Scientists Create ‘Diamond Rain’

In an experiment designed to mimic the conditions deep inside the icy giant planets of our solar system, scientists were able to observe "diamond...

‘ISS-CREAM Mission’ in News

Research that started aboard balloons a century ago soon culminated into a three-year stint aboard the International Space Station as scientists work on solving...

‘Cosmic Velocity Web’ in News

The cosmic web - the distribution of matter on the largest scales in the universe - has usually been defined through the distribution of...

Satellites Now Uses Water as Propellant

A new type of micropropulsion system for miniature satellites called CubeSats uses an innovative design of tiny nozzles that release precise bursts of water...

Fastest Light Pulse Ever Developed

A research team at the University of Central Florida has demonstrated the fastest light pulse ever developed, a 53-attosecond X-ray flash. Team beat its own record...

‘Origami Organs’: Future of Regenerative Medicine

Scientists are making use of discarded animal organs by turning them into origami. A team of researchers at Northwestern University created the paper cranes...

‘Primordial Asteroids’ in News

Recently, an international team of astronomers have identified a very early, primordial asteroid family by correlating the size of its members and how far...

‘Bacterial Biofilms’ in News

Biofilm is an association of micro-organisms in which microbial cells adhere to each other on a living or non-living surfaces within a self-produced matrix...

Alloy ‘Multimetallic Nanoclusters’ Created

Scientists have succeeded in developing precisely controlled alloy nanoparticles 'multimetallic nanoclusters (MNCs)' made of three metals: copper, platinum, and gold. They also discovered that MNCs...