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First Successful Reversal of Lion Vasectomy

Two baby lion cubs were born at a zoo in Chile after a pioneering veterinary procedure that involved a reversed vasectomy of their father. The...

USA Experimental X-37B Plane Returns

The U.S. military's experimental X-37B space plane landed in Florida after completing two years of secret mission. The unmanned Boeing-built space plane X-37B, blasted off in...

GSAT-9 Satellite Launched by Geosynchronous Vehicle

India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230kg South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its planned Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). This launch of GSLV...

Cassini Spacecraft Enters Between Saturn and its Rings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft enters the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings in April 2017. No spacecraft has ever been this close...

Scientists Creates Nano Size Diode

Scientists at University of Barcelona have led a project to create a diode out of a 1 nm-sized single molecule with high rectification ratios. Diodes, commonly...

Genome of Barley Sequenced by Scientists

Recently, researchers at the University of California, Riverside have sequenced the complete genome of barley. Barley is grown throughout the world, with Russia, Germany, France,...

International Space Station Gets Two New Members

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos arrived at the International Space Station where they will continue...

Ariane 6 Rocket in News

The Ariane 6 is a launch vehicle under development by the European Space Agency (ESA), with a first test flight scheduled for 2020. If...

World’s First Malaria Vaccine Trial in News

The United Nations has announced that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a breakthrough pilot programme to make the world’s first malaria...

Metal Atoms Found on Mars Planet

According to latest findings, planet Mars has electrically charged metal atoms (ions) high in its atmosphere. The metal ions can reveal previously invisible activity in the...

‘Terpene’ is World’s Most Spoken Language

Researchers of Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) has demonstrated for the first time that two different types of micro-organisms -- bacteria and fungi --...

Black Holes Found in Tiny Galaxies

Astronomers have found two ultra-compact dwarf galaxies with supermassive black holes. They have found two ultra-compact dwarf galaxies, VUCD3 and M59cO, with supermassive black holes. The...

Record Created for Highest Efficiency in Solar Production

Scientists in USA have created the record for highest efficiency in solar hydrogen production via a photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-splitting process. The new solar-to-hydrogen (STH) efficiency...

Geneva Signature in News

Team of scientists based at Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) and at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, has succeeded in defining a "signature" composed...

Scientists Developed Cheetah Robot

Researchers have developed a prototype cheetah robot. Scientist Folkertsma has dedicated four years of research and development to constructing a scaled-down robotic version of the...

Astronomers Discovered New Exoplanet LHS 1140b

This world is larger and more massive than the Earth and has likely retained most of its atmosphere. This makes it one of the...

Planetary Waves Discovered on Sun

New study has found that large planetary waves that meander through the atmosphere high above Earth's surface also exist on the Sun. Just as the...

Researchers Develop Method to ‘Fingerprint’ HIV

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a method to analyze the glycan shield on HIV’s protective outer glycoprotein, developed as a...

Atmosphere Found Around Super-Earth Planet

Astronomers have discovered an atmosphere around the super-Earth planet GJ 1132b. This marks the first detection of an atmosphere around an Earth-like planet other than...

Mother of all Bombs Thrown in Afghanistan

United States of America on 13 April 2017 dropped "the mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear device, on a network of caves and tunnels...

China Launches First Cargo Spacecraft

China launched its first cargo spacecraft to space. The Tianzhou-1 cargo resupply spacecraft lifted off on a Long March-7 Y2 rocket from the Wenchang...

Orbital ATK’s 7th Cargo Flight to Space Station Launched

The International Space Station will be capable of dozens of new scientific investigations from NASA and around the world when Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft...

India-Bangladesh Cooperation on Water Transport

India has decided to finance 80 per cent of the estimated ₹220 crore required for dredging to maintain navigability in the Sirajganj-Daikhawa on the...

Rome to Host Ryder Golf Tournament

Rome won the right to stage the 2022 edition of golf's Ryder Cup for the first time. Four nations - Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain...

‘Haqqani Network’ in News

The Afghan intelligence service, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), said that early findings showed the Haqqani network with the assistance of Pakistan's ISI...

Belgium Ratifies Three Significant ILO Conventions

The Government of Belgium deposited with the International Labour Office the instruments of ratification of : 1. The Invalidity, Old-Age and Survivors’ Benefits Convention, 1967...