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Scientists Grow Human Stem Cells in Pigs

Scientists have succeeded in growing human stem cells in pig embryos. The approach involves generating stem cells from a patient’s skin, growing the desired new...

NASA Creates New Radio System

NASA worked with US-based technology company Harris Corporation to design and develop a new reconfigurable, higher-bandwidth radio system. The radios will be used to create...

The Next Wonder Material

Boron may become the nanomaterial of the century as scientists have found that two-atom-wide ribbons and single-atom chains of the element possess unique properties. Experimental...

Scientists Developed Solar Water Purifier

Engineers at the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a solar-powered water purifier using carbon-dipped paper, which has the...

Latest Medicines Developed by DRDO

Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE), a Gwalior based laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed the following medicines and medical...

Atomic Metallic Hydrogen Created

Harvard scientists have succeeded in creating the rarest and potentially one of the most valuable materials on the planet – atomic metallic hydrogen. To create...

Bio-Remidiation Technology to Manage Oil Spill

On the advice of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, Indian Oil’s R&D Centre is taking action in the containment...

Kudankulam Project Attained Maximum Capacity

The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project attained its maximum capacity of 1,000 MWe. After attaining criticality on July 10, 2016, power generation was...

NASA Hi-SEAS Study at Hawaii

Six scientists have entered a dome perched atop a remote volcano in Hawaii where they will spend the next eight months in isolation to...

Orbit of Mangalyaan Realigned

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully realigned the orbit of its Mars Orbiter Mission ‘Mangalyaan’ so it is not affected by long-duration eclipse. The...

Largest Power Hybrid Locomotive Experiment

An oil-electricity hybrid locomotive experiment was started in extreme cold weather in northeast China. Hybrid locomotives are environment friendly, energy-saving and less noisy. The experiment was...

Higher Resolution Weather Prediction Model Launched

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has commissioned a very high resolution (12 km) global deterministic weather prediction model for generating operational weather forecasts. The...

Genome of Arabica Coffee Sequenced by Scientists

The first public genome sequence for Coffea arabica was sequenced by researchers at the University of California, Davis. Coffee is a tropical crop, traditionally grown...

New Species of Gibbon Found in China

Scientists have discovered a new species of gibbon living in south-west China’s rainforests. It has been named the ‘Skywalker hoolock gibbon’ by its discoverers. The name...