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Mah young scientists make place in world competition Google Lunar X Prize

Mah young scientists make place in world competition Google Lunar X Prize

26 Mar 2017 | 7:54 PM

Kolhapur, Mar 26 (UNI) Three young scientists from the city have made their place in the world competition "Google Lunar X Prize" with the idea of an "Electrostatic Active Radiation Shield" (EARS).

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Zika caused twenty-fold spike in birth defects -US study

Zika caused twenty-fold spike in birth defects -US study

03 Mar 2017 | 12:53 PM

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Mar 3(Reuters) Rates of microcephaly and certain other birth defects were 20 times higher in pregnancies affected by Zika compared with pregnancies in years before the virus arrived in the Americas, US researchers said today.

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New knee replacement implant introduced in Aurangabad

New knee replacement implant introduced in Aurangabad

01 Mar 2017 | 4:36 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Mar 1 (UNI) A private hospital in the city has made available a new knee replacement implant called the Anthem Total Knee System, which is affordable and suitable for the Indian population who has smaller bones.

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Need to understand climatic conditions of Cryosphere to control global warming: Expert

Need to understand climatic conditions of Cryosphere to control global warming: Expert

26 Feb 2017 | 3:53 PM

Panaji, Feb 26 (UNI) There is need to understand the climatic conditions of the Cryosphere in order to control global warming, according to Dr Avinash Kumar, Marine Geologist at National Centre for Antartic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Vasco da Gama.

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World’s largest Adrenal Tumor removed from patient with Body Mass Index- 48

World’s largest Adrenal Tumor removed from patient with Body Mass Index- 48

23 Feb 2017 | 6:44 PM

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) In a medical marvel, a giant abdominal tumor was removed from the body of a 55-year-old man who was suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and hypertension by experts at a hospital here.

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CSIR brings health friendly chulhas to rural women

CSIR brings health friendly chulhas to rural women

12 Feb 2017 | 2:30 PM

New Delhi, Feb 12 (UNI) Much to the relief of the common man, especially women living in rural areas, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has brought major improvement in the various stoves and chulhas, making them less harmful for health and more energy efficient.

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Terahertz chips a new way of seeing through matter

Terahertz chips a new way of seeing through matter

09 Feb 2017 | 4:56 PM

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Moving from a tabletop setup with lasers and mirrors to a pair of microchips small enough to fit on a fingertip, researchers led by a scientist of Indian origin have drastically shrunk the terahertz wave equipment which may hold the key to advances in medical imaging, communications and drug development Electromagnetic pulses lasting one millionth of a millionth of a second called terahertz waves have long required elaborate and expensive equipment to use and hence was unwieldy.

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How hydras regrow lost body parts?

How hydras regrow lost body parts?

08 Feb 2017 | 4:03 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) Few animals can match the humble hydra's resilience: These small, tentacled freshwater creatures can regrow into healthy animals after being literally shredded into pieces.

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Terahertz wireless could made satellite links lighting fast

Terahertz wireless could made satellite links lighting fast

06 Feb 2017 | 4:25 PM

New Delhi, Feb 6 (UNI) Japanese scientists have announced the development of a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate exceeding 100 gigabits (point 1 terabit) per second over a single channel using the 300-GHz band.

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Protecting quantum computing networks against hacking threats

Protecting quantum computing networks against hacking threats

05 Feb 2017 | 8:27 PM

New Delhi, Feb 5 (UNI) Protecting traditional computer systems, which use zeros and ones, from hackers is not a perfect science and cyber security is a big problem worldwide.

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