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First Fire-Fighting Robot Unveiled

A fire-fighting robot to be used to fight fires in Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state has been unveiled. NSW Emergency Services Minister David Elliot...

India Faces Problem of E-Waste

Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or disposal are also...

Gene That Makes Bacteria Resistant Found

A gene that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics has been found in Denmark. Scientists had warned earlier that a gene is found in southern China...

E-cigarettes Contain Dangerous Chemicals

Electronic cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a nicotine-containing liquid, which is inhaled much like a cigarette. Unlike traditional cigarettes, the devices are not regulated...

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...

Scientists Create Electronic Plants

Researchers in Sweden have created (Electronic Plants) analog and digital electronics circuits inside living plants. They have used the vascular system of living roses...

Alarming Gene MCR-1 Found in China

A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China. The discovery...

Humanoid Robots Tested for Space Missions

The U.S. space agency has given two universities humanoid robots for testing to see how they might be deployed in future space missions. NASA is...

Work Began on Giant Chile Telescope

The work on construction for one of the world's most advanced telescopes Andean mountaintop has been inaugurated by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet . The Giant...

World’s Smallest Pacemaker Implanted

According to latest reports, hospitals in Saudi Arabia have become the first to successfully implant the world's smallest pacemaker in five patients. Raed Sweidan and...

GSAT 15 Satellite Launched

GSAT 15, India’s latest communications satellite, was launched successfully by the European Ariane 5 VA-227 launch Vehicle on November 11, 2015. The 3164 kg GSAT-15...

Solar Winds Stripping Martian Atmosphere

According to NASA, Solar winds are slowing stripping Mars of its atmosphere. Researchers say they used data from the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN)...

Secret Language of Pandas Decoded

Researchers in China have decoded 13 different kinds of vocalisations of language of pandas. The giant panda lives in a few mountain ranges in...

Giant Cluster of Galaxies Discovered

Astronomers have discovered a giant cluster of galaxies in a very remote part of the universe. The galaxy cluster, located 8.5 billion light-years away, was...