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Satellites To Monitor Greenhouse Gases

New space-based tools are gearing up to curb greenhouse gases, and to understand what happens to carbon dioxide after it is emitted. Satellite imagery is...

First Puppies Born by In Vitro Fertilization

Current Affairs: For the first time, puppies was born by in vitro fertilization. The breakthrough opens the door for conserving endangered canid species, using...

New Method To Develop Diesel Identified

Current Affairs: Researchers from KU Leuven and Utrecht University have discovered a new approach to the production of fuels. Their new method can be...

Nasa Plans to Exit International Space Station

The U.S. space agency NASA will move up to the cislunar space — the area of space surrounding the moon — for an ambitious...

Astronauts Coming Back To Earth

NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and Japan's Kimiya Yui are coming back from the International Space Station to planet earth. Their Soyuz...

Falcon 9 Rocket Launch on Dec 19

Current Affairs: SpaceX announced plans to launch its Falcon 9 on December 19. It is SpaceX's first mission since a massive explosion after liftoff...

Mexico Approves First Dengue Vaccine

First Dengue Vaccine: Mexican has approved the first dengue vaccine to gain official acceptance for use against the dengue virus. Mosquitoes transmit the dengue virus....

ISRO To Launch 6 Singaporean Satellites

Science and Technology Current Affairs: India will launch six Singaporean satellites weighing about 625 kg on December 16 through its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle...

New Species of Dinosaur Discovered

Latest in Science and Technology: Scientists have discovered a new species of 'horned' plant-eating dinosaur in China. The dinosaur species, Hualianceratops wucaiwanensis, stood on...

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...

Law and Justice

The Constitution of India guarantees, besides other rights, protection of life and personal liberty and provides adequate safeguards against the arbitrary deprivation thereof by...

‘Operation Smile-II’ to Start From 1st January

Current Affairs: The Government of India has requested the States/UTs to start “Operation Smile-II” from 1st January, 2016 to 31st January, 2016 to be...

Web Portals on Weather and Power Launched

Piyush Goyal Union Minister for Power, launched Weather Portal for Power Sector in association with POSOCO and IMD. Day to day weather variations have an...

ADB Loan for Urban Services in Madhya Pradesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $275 million loan for improving urban services in 64 small towns in...